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Posted: Nov 17, 2020

CornellCookson Introduces StoreDefender™ Door

Mountain Top, PA – CornellCookson, a leader in closure products for commercial, industrial, institutional and retail applications, has expanded its Defender Series with the StoreDefender™ Door. It is more rigid and robust compared to traditional security doors and is engineered to prevent theft and property damage. The lift and impact resistant StoreDefender™ provides protection against mobs and riots and can be retrofitted into almost any opening.

Posted: Nov 12, 2020

AGC Analysis Finds Construction Sector Added 84,000 Jobs In October

Alexandria, VA - Construction employment increased by 84,000 jobs in October, with jobs added in both nonresidential and residential categories, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of newly released government data. Association officials cautioned, however, that the pandemic is causing a growing number of construction projects to be canceled or delayed, according to a survey the association released in late October.

Posted: Nov 11, 2020

Sheet Metal Supply Expands Production With New Equipment Purchases

Grayslake, IL — Sheet Metal Supply, a leading fabricator/supplier of roofing perimeter systems, metal roofing and façades, has purchased a pair of new machines that will provide the capability to produce heavier, longer and more precise product for the glazing industry, as well as more precise custom substructural components for the façade products it already produces.

Posted: Nov 09, 2020

Northern Building Systems Is Newest MBMA Member

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) has added its newest Building Systems member, Northern Building Systems, headquartered in Sutton, Massachusetts.

Posted: Nov 03, 2020

Kingspan Unveils New Insulated Metal Panel Accent Fins

Deland, FL – Kingspan Insulated Panels North America has announced the development of the Accent Fin™, a new joint-integrated accessory that delivers unique aesthetic dimensions when designing buildings with two of Kingspan’s most popular architectural metal wall panels.

Posted: Nov 02, 2020

AIA Billings Index Slowdown Moderates In September

Washington, DC – A slight improvement in business conditions has led to fewer architecture firms reporting declining billings, according to a new report from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s ABI score for September was 47.0 compared to 40.0 in August (any score below 50 indicates a decline in firm billings).

Posted: Oct 30, 2020

CFSEI Publishes Series Of Beginner Technical Notes

Washington, DC - The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) has developed a series of beginner Technical Notes for students and young engineers that provide fundamental information relating to cold-formed steel design.

Posted: Oct 28, 2020

Single-Family Home Construction Continues Dramatic Climb

Washington, DC - Single-family starts showed continued growth in September as overall housing production increased 1.9 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.42 million units, according to the National Association of Home Builders, looking at data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.

Posted: Oct 27, 2020

Suntuity Selects Englert As Preferred Metal Roof Systems Provider

Holmdel, NJ - Suntuity Solar and Suntuity Home are pleased to announce Englert Inc. as their preferred provider of standing seam metal roof systems. As one of the nation’s top suppliers of residential and commercial solar arrays, Suntuity has identified Englert’s metal roof systems as a natural fit and Englert Inc, as an ideal partner for new home construction and roof upgrades.

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