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Posted: Mar 13, 2019

CertainTeed's Matterhorn® Metal Roofing Soon To Be Available In Canada

Valley Forge, PA - Canadian builders and contractors will soon be able to offer their customers a new impact-, fire- and wind-resistant metal roofing option as CertainTeed’s luxury metal roofing line, Matterhorn® Metal Roofing, will be available throughout Canada in the first quarter of 2019.

Posted: Mar 12, 2019

2019 CFSEI Expo To Be Held June 4-6 In Chicago

Washington, DC - The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) will host the 2019 CFSEI Annual Expo on June 4-6, 2019 at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Chicago – Magnificent Mile.

Posted: Mar 11, 2019

EXCEPTIONAL® Metals Launches Updated Website

Saginaw, MI - EXCEPTIONAL Metals announces the launch of their newly updated website. The complete overhaul features a variety of design and organizational updates that aim to enhance overall user experience and efficiency.

Posted: Mar 08, 2019

MRA Showcases Beauty And Toughness Of Metal Roofing Through Pair Of Exemplary Projects

Portland, OR – The toughness of metal roofing and also its beauty are on full display in a pair of projects being celebrated by the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA). In Sonoma County, CA, a rustic log cabin home at Moon Dance Ranch has been named the winner of MRA’s Best Metal Roofing Project competition for 2018. And in Panama City, FL, a home that withstood all that deadly Hurricane Michael could throw its way was named MRA’s 2018 Top Survivor winner.

Posted: Mar 07, 2019

Direct Metals Launches New Responsive Website

Kennesaw, GA – Direct Metals, a steel service center providing specialty metals, with locations in Kennesaw, GA and Waukegan, IL, has launched a new website.

Posted: Mar 05, 2019

CENTRIA Adds Julie Schessler To Product Management Team

Moon Township, PA - CENTRIA, a world-leading provider of high-performance building envelopes, announces that Julie Schessler has joined the team as Product Manager – Rainscreen Systems. Schessler brings her extensive, wide-ranging experience with architectural product management and marketing to her new role with CENTRIA.

Posted: Mar 05, 2019

Roofing Alliance Announces Winners Of NRCA Industry Awards

Rosemont, IL - The Roofing Alliance, the foundation of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), has announced the winners of the 2018-2019 Construction Management Student Competition, the Best of the Best Award and the Gold Circle Award winners. All were recognized at the NRCA’s Industry Awards Ceremony and Cocktail Reception on February 12, 2019. The event was held in conjunction with the 2019 International Roofing Expo.

Posted: Mar 04, 2019

ABC Adds Place Services To Network Of Builders

Eufaula, AL - American Buildings Company (ABC), a leading domestic and international manufacturer and marketer of high-quality metal building systems for industrial, commercial, and institutional construction markets, announces the addition of Place Services of Canton, Georgia to its international network of Builders.

Posted: Mar 01, 2019

ATAS Now Offers BIM Objects On Website

Allentown, PA - ATAS International Inc., a leading manufacturer of metal construction products, announces that BIM (Building Information Modeling) objects for ATAS products have been created and can be found on the company's website.

Posted: Mar 01, 2019

Hammerhead Industries Introduces New Side-Release Wrist Lanyard

Ventura, CA – Hammerhead Industries has announced the availability of the Deluxe TL1-2007 side release wrist lanyard system for tools up to 5 lbs. This ANSI-121 compliant product is ideal for situations where a short drop length is critical, such as climbing or working in close quarters.

Posted: Feb 28, 2019

AIA Survey Shows Firm Billings Strengthened To 12-Month High In January

Washington, DC – Starting the year on a strong note, architecture firm billings growth strengthened in January to a level not seen in the previous twelve months according to a new report from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for January was 55.3 compared to 51.0 in December.

Posted: Feb 27, 2019

Kingspan's QuadCore Technology Now Offered For KarrierPanels

DeLand, FL – Kingspan Insulated Panels - North America announced recently that its KarrierPanel Barrier Wall System can now be equipped with QuadCore™ Technology, Kingspan’s next generation self-blended hybrid insulation core.

Posted: Feb 26, 2019

New Lorin Video Tackles Myths About Coil Anodized Aluminum

Muskegon, MI - Lorin Industries, Inc., a global industry leader in the innovation and production of coil anodized aluminum, releases a new video resource for architects, product designers, and engineers highlighting what it describes as the “superior physical characteristics and cost efficiency of coil anodized aluminum versus painted aluminum.”

Posted: Feb 22, 2019

NRCA Announces 2019-20 Officers And Directors

Nashville, TN - The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) announced its 2019-20 slate of officers and directors at its 132nd Annual Convention held Feb. 11-13 in Nashville, Tenn.

Posted: Feb 21, 2019

AWIP’s OneDek™ Roof Panel Receives Strong Initial Reaction At IRE

Nashville, TN – At the International Roofing Expo, held in Nashville Feb. 11-13, All Weather Insulated Panels of Vacaville, CA, an innovative leader in insulated metal roof and wall panels, received strong interest in OneDek™, the company’s innovative new roof deck system for low-slope (flat) buildings.

Posted: Feb 20, 2019

Construction Input Price Declines Carry Into 2019, Says ABC

Washington, DC - Construction input prices fell 0.7 percent on a monthly basis in January yet are up 1.6 percent year-over-year according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released on February 14, 2019. Construction input prices have declined for three consecutive months and in four of the previous six months.

Posted: Feb 19, 2019

Beckers Corporate ID Program Helps Companies Establish Brand Recognition

Elk Grove Village, IL - When any brand makes its debut in its respective market, the main objective is always to rise to the top as an industry leader. Just like with people, the first impression of a brand is always crucial. After establishing a memorable first impression, it is equally as important to maintain the carefully-crafted brand image. With Beckers’ line of high-performance coatings, this is made possible.

Posted: Feb 18, 2019

MCA Honors Rider And James With Distinguished Service Awards

Chicago, IL - The Metal Construction Association (MCA) proudly presented its annual Patrick R. Bush Volunteer Service Award to Jonathan Rider, and Larry A. Swaney Award to Mark James. The prestigious awards were given during MCA's winter meeting January 15th in Key Largo.

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