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Posted: Apr 30, 2021

Registration Now Open For MCA's 2021 Virtual Summer Meeting

Chicago, IL - Registration is now open for the Metal Construction Association's (MCA) 2021 Virtual Summer Meeting, scheduled for June 14-16. Important and timely content is planned for each session as MCA builds upon the high attendance and positive feedback from the 2020 Virtual Summer Meeting and 2021 Virtual Winter Meeting.

Posted: Apr 29, 2021

Equipment Finance Industry Confidence Reaches All-Time High In April

Washington, DC - The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation has released its April 2021 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry. Overall, confidence in the equipment finance market now stands at 76.1, an all-time high and an increase from the March index of 67.7.

Posted: Apr 26, 2021

NCCA Announces Launch Of New Mobile-Friendly Website

Cleveland, OH - The National Coil Coating Association (NCCA) launched a new mobile-friendly website that includes new images, expanded educational material and improved navigation tools.

Posted: Apr 22, 2021

CFSEI Announces Programs For Virtual Expo, May 18-20

Washington, DC - The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) will host the CFSEI Virtual Expo 2021 on May 18-20. The Expo will include 12 live webinars as well as announcements of the CFSEI Design Excellence and Creative Detail Award winners and the John P. Matsen Distinguished Service Award winner.

Posted: Apr 21, 2021

Direct Metals Adds Barcode Scanning For Faster Shipping

Kennesaw, GA - Direct Metals, an international steel service center with locations in Kennesaw, GA and Waukegan, IL, has implemented a new barcode scanning software for their specialty metal products. The software will help specialty metal product orders to be more accurately tracked. The improved inventory control system will also facilitate faster shipping to customers.

Posted: Apr 20, 2021

MBMA Presents 'How It's Built' Video For Metal Buildings

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) has published a new “How It’s Built” video. The seven-minute presentation gives viewers a comprehensive look at how a metal building comes together—starting with the manufacturing process, followed by construction on a job site, and lastly showing the final touches on a new facility.

Posted: Apr 19, 2021

Sherwin-Williams Says “Less Is More” With New Two-Coat Fluropon Continuum

Minneapolis, MN - The new Fluropon® Continuum 70% PVDF coating system from Sherwin-Williams offers a mica-based, two-coat system formulated for both coil and extrusion applications that meets and even exceeds both the longevity and color performance of a traditional three-coat approach.

Posted: Apr 16, 2021

Remodeling Industry Confidence Up Strongly Year Over Year, According To NAHB

Washington, DC - The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) released its Remodeling Market Index (RMI) in the first quarter of 2021, posting a reading of 86, up 38 points from the first quarter of 2020. The finding is a signal of residential remodelers' confidence in their markets, for projects of all sizes.

Posted: Apr 15, 2021

MFM Building Products Announces Expansion Project

Coshocton, OH - MFM Building Products, a manufacturer of a full envelope of waterproofing and weather barrier products for the building industry, announces a substantial expansion project for 2021, coinciding with the company’s 60th anniversary.

Posted: Apr 14, 2021

ASTM Taking On Water-Resistive Barriers And Air Barriers With New Standard

West Conshohocken, PA - A newly proposed ASTM International standard will help engineers better understand how various climates affect water vapor transmission of water-resistive barriers and air barriers (WRB/AB) in building envelopes. ASTM’s performance of buildings committee (E06) is developing the proposed standard.

Posted: Apr 13, 2021

IMETCO Unveils New Colors, Offers Updated Color Charts

Norcross, GA - IMETCO (Innovative Metals Company, Inc.) has expanded its color charts to include several new offerings. The changes were made with the assistance of professionals from Sherwin-Williams to ensure IMETCO’s color palettes align with current architectural color trends.

Posted: Apr 12, 2021

Alpine SnowGuards Is Now An Employee-Owned Business

Morrisville, VT - Alpine SnowGuards, a leader in rooftop snow retention devices, announces that it is now 100% owned by its valued employees. The transaction was facilitated through the sale of the business to an Employee Stock Ownership Plan.

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