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Posted: Jul 05, 2022

METALCON Announces 2022 Keynote Speakers

Newton, MA — METALCON, the only global event dedicated exclusively to the application of metal in design and construction, has announced business expert Dr. Melissa Furman and IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden as its keynote speakers for its 2022 convention and trade show in October.

Posted: Jul 01, 2022

Petersen Opens New PAC-CLAD Manufacturing Facility In Washington

Elk Grove Village, IL - Petersen continues to expand the reach of its trusted PAC-CLAD brand by opening a manufacturing facility in Bonney Lake, Wash. The 57,000-sq.-ft. facility shipped its first order in May, and will be fully operational in early 2023.

Posted: Jun 30, 2022

AISI Announces Winner Of 2022 Market Development Industry Leadership Award

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has presented the 2022 Market Development Industry Leadership Award to Benjamin W. Schafer, Ph.D., P.E., the Willard and Lillian Hackerman Professor of Civil and Systems Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.

Posted: Jun 29, 2022

Garland Recognizes 3rd Annual Scholarship Recipient

Cleveland, OH - The Garland Company, a full-service roofing manufacturer and building envelope solution provider, announces that Kenneth Lambert is the recipient of the 2022 Garland Sponsorship. Lambert, son of 25-year Garland employee Brian Lambert, recently graduated from Strongsville High School in Strongsville, Ohio, and will begin his studies at Clemson University majoring in mechanical engineering.

Posted: Jun 28, 2022

Firestone Building Products Takes On New Identity As Part Of Holcim

Nashville, TN - Firestone Building Products is adopting the Holcim name and brand identity, becoming the Holcim Building Envelope division of Holcim's Solutions & Products Business Unit. Firestone’s iconic brand, a recognized industry leader in roofing, wall and lining systems, becomes Elevate™, symbolizing Holcim’s continued commitment to deliver superior quality and innovation with advanced building solutions.

Posted: Jun 27, 2022

AIA Billings Index Down Slightly In May But Still Positive

Washington – Architecture firms reported increasing demand for design services in May, according to a new report from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). The ABI score for May was 53.5, down slightly from April's score of 56.5.

Posted: Jun 23, 2022

International Door Association Honors Wayne Dalton® VP For Service

Mt. Hope, OH - In recognition of his service to his community and the trade association, Tim Matthews, Wayne Dalton® Vice President of National Accounts, Builder Sales, was recently presented with the International Door Association's (IDA) Jerry R. Reynolds Volunteer Leadership Award.

Posted: Jun 21, 2022

Equipment Finance Industry Confidence Steady in June

Washington, DC – The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) releases the June 2022 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) today. The index reports a qualitative assessment of both the prevailing business conditions and expectations for the future as reported by key executives from the $900 billion equipment finance sector. Overall, confidence in the equipment finance market is 50.9, steady with the May index of 49.6.

Posted: Jun 20, 2022

METALCON Leadership Program Targets Under-40 Industry Professionals

Newton, MA — METALCON, the only global event dedicated exclusively to the application of metal in design and construction, announces its new Future Leaders of METALCON (FLMC) program for rising stars, up-and-comers, management trainees, apprentices and others, roughly ages 40 and under, ready to take their career to the next level.

Posted: Jun 16, 2022

Sherwin-Williams Issues 2021 Sustainability Report

Cleveland, OH /PRNewswire/ — The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE: SHW) has issued its 2021 Sustainability Report: Building on the Good, reflecting progress made in its environmental, social and governance (ESG) journey. The report is available at

Posted: Jun 15, 2022

AGC: Construction Employment Up But Many Positions Unfilled

Arlington, VA - Construction employment increased in two-thirds of U.S. metro areas between April 2021 and April 2022, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of new government employment data. Association officials noted that a lack of qualified workers kept employment down in many metro areas.

Posted: Jun 09, 2022

Clopay Corporation Partners With LiftMaster® On Extreme Series Door

Mason, OH – North America’s largest sectional door manufacturer, Clopay Corporation, has partnered with LiftMaster®, the top brand of professionally installed residential garage door systems and commercial door operators, to launch the Extreme Series Door powered by Liftmaster. This high-performance door system operates three times faster (at 24 inches per second) and five times longer (at 50,000 cycles) than standard doors, all for a more cost-effective investment than other high-speed doors. The Extreme Series Door will be offered by the Clopay®, Cornell®, and Cookson® brands.

Posted: Jun 08, 2022

Wood's Powr-Grip Receives Exporter Of The Year Honor

Laurel, MT- Wood’s Powr-Grip, a company with a list of accolades and accomplishments that reaches back decades, lifted its latest honor with home-state pride. The vacuum lifting equipment manufacturer was named 2021 Exporter of the Year by the Montana District Export Council.

Posted: Jun 07, 2022

MBMA Plans 2022 Architectural Faculty Workshop In Nashville, August 2-3

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) is gearing up to host its third annual Architecture Faculty Workshop for college and university professors nationwide. The two-day event will take place August 2-3, 2022, in Nashville, Tennessee.

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