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Posted: Nov 14, 2018

Hammerhead Industries Announces New Tool Tether For Roofing Contractors

Ventura, CA – Hammerhead Industries, manufacturer of Gear Keeper industrial tool tethering systems, has announced their new ANSI-Compliant ¾ inch Super Coil tool tethers for heavy tools and instruments. The ¾” Super Coil is a flexible, low profile coil system that provides up to an 8-foot diameter working area for heavier tools like power drills, nail guns, power drivers and other similar tools and instruments.

Posted: Nov 13, 2018

Mule-Hide Products Introduces Echo Colorway™ Color-Matching Sealant

Beloit, WI – With a palette of 29 colors, strong adhesion to almost all construction substrates, and excellent strength and flexibility, new Echo Colorway™ color matching sealant from Mule-Hide Products Co. allows contractors to deliver window, door and siding projects that are tough, durable and beautiful.

Posted: Nov 12, 2018

PAC-CLAD Metal Roof Products Receive ICC-ES Code Compliance Verification

Elk Grove Village, IL - Four of Petersen’s PAC-CLAD metal standing seam roof systems are included in a new ICC Evaluation Service report. The ICC-ES Evaluation Report ESR-4173 provides independent verification that Snap-Clad, Tite-Loc, Tite-Loc Plus and PAC-150 180° double-lock standing seam roof panels meet the fire classification and wind uplift resistance requirements of the IBC, IRC, CBC and CRC.

Posted: Nov 09, 2018

RIMA-I Honors Outgoing Board Of Directors Members

Olathe, KS - The Reflective Insulation Manufacturers Association International (RIMA-I) held its bi-annual membership meeting in Washington, DC, on October 21st. President Doug Kinninger presented four board members with plaques for their service as Directors on the RIMA-I Board.

Posted: Nov 08, 2018

Simpson Strong-Tie Acquires Ready Products And Radius Tools From Radius Track Corporation

Pleasanton, CA - Simpson Strong-Tie, supplier of engineered structural connectors and building products and a subsidiary of Simpson Manufacturing Co. Inc., recently acquired the Ready Products (Ready-Hat®, Ready-Track®, Ready-Arch® and Ready-Angle®) and Radius Tools (Radius Track Bender® and Radius Trim Bender™) from Radius Track Corporation.

Posted: Nov 08, 2018

AISI Publishes New CFS Research Report On Load Bearing Clip Angle Design

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published a new cold-formed steel research report on load bearing clip angle design. The report presents the second phase of a research project aimed at developing design methods for three limit states of cold-formed steel clip angles—shear, compression, and pullover of the screw connections.

Posted: Nov 07, 2018

CENTRIA Highlighting Halogen-Free Products At Greenbuild 2018

Moon Township, PA - CENTRIA will showcase its innovative range of insulated metal panel products, with a strong focus on its flagship product — Formawall® with Halogen-Free Insulating Foam Core — at Greenbuild 2018, November 14-16 in Chicago, IL.

Posted: Nov 07, 2018

MRA Searching For Top Survivor Home Of 2018

Portland, OR — Hurricanes, wildfires, massive hail storms, snow, ice, wind and more: for plenty of U.S. and Canadian homeowners, 2018 brought it all.

Posted: Nov 06, 2018

ATAS International Participates In Annual Manufacturing Day Event

Allentown, PA - On October 5, area students from Lehigh Career and Technical Institute and Parkland High School visited ATAS International during the Manufacturing Day 2018 celebration. This was the sixth year that ATAS participated in this event.

Posted: Nov 05, 2018

Allen Harrold And Alan Blair Earn MBMA Recognition

Cleveland, OH - Allen Harrold, of BlueScope Buildings North America Inc., and Alan Blair, of Chief Industries Inc., were each honored for their service by the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) in late July.

Posted: Nov 02, 2018

Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation Named ‘Vendor Of The Year’ By Do It Best Corp.

Louisville, KY - Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation, a premier nationwide provider of metal roof and wall panels for the construction industry, has been named “Vendor of the Year” for the Do it Best Lumber and Building Materials Commodities Division. This is a third win for Metal Sales, which also took top honors in 2009 and again in 2012.

Posted: Nov 02, 2018

CertainTeed® Offers Preview Of Popular Metal Roofing Profiles At METALCON

Malvern, PA – Leading North American building materials manufacturer CertainTeed® showcased its impressive Matterhorn® Metal Roofing collection during METALCON 2018, held at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, North Carolina in mid-October, offering a preview of what contractors, architects and building owners will soon see in expanded markets nationwide.

Posted: Nov 01, 2018

RICOWI Deploys Teams To Investigate Hurricane Michael

New Franklin, OH - The RICOWI Board of Directors has announced deployment of four teams to investigate the damage to roofs from Hurricane Michael in the Panama City, Florida area. This will be the sixth hurricane team deployment.

Posted: Oct 31, 2018

AIA Billings Index Positive For Twelfth Straight Month

Washington, DC – Architecture firm billings growth slowed in September but remained positive for the twelfth consecutive month, according to a new report from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for September was 51.1 compared to 54.2 in August.

Posted: Oct 31, 2018

Sunflare Introduces Versatile Rooftop Solar Solution

La Verne, CA – Philip Gao, CEO of Sunflare, is passionate about solar. He dreams of making solar power “more efficient, more conducive and inviting to business, and, more importantly, more affordable for people around the world.” With the latest iteration of Sunflare flexible solar panels, he’s taken a big step forward in turning his vision into reality.

Posted: Oct 30, 2018

ATAS International Hosts International Melting Pot Event

Allentown, PA - ATAS International welcomed guests from several countries to the ATAS headquarters in Allentown, PA, on September 19, for the biennial International Melting Pot event. The guests, all of whom are ATAS product distributors, gathered for education sessions, plant tours, and information exchanges.

Posted: Oct 30, 2018

MRA Issues Repair And Rebuilding Warning For Homeowners In Hurricane Aftermath

Portland, OR - The recovery effort from the damage caused by Hurricane Michael and Florence is sure to be a long, difficult road for many homeowners seeking to repair or rebuild. Unfortunately, the challenge can be made that much harder by less-than-reputable opportunists and con artists. It’s a danger the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) is warning homeowners about, especially as re-roofing activity spikes in areas like Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas.

Posted: Oct 29, 2018

Innovation Station Prize Winners Announced From METALCON 2018

Charlotte, NC - The three winners of Innovation Station drawings during METALCON 2018 in Charlotte, NC, October 10 – 12, have been announced. Contestants entered the drawings throughout the three-day show by scanning Innovation Station displays that were set up throughout the exhibit hall.

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