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Posted: Jan 13, 2021

Sheffield Metals Announces Passing Of Joe LaCrue, National Accounts Manager

Sheffield Village, OH - Sheffield Metals International, a distributor of coated and bare metal products with locations in Ohio, Georgia, Texas, Colorado and California, has announced the passing of Joe LaCrue, National Accounts Manager. He died from Covid-19 complications on November 29, 2020, at the age of 46.

Posted: Jan 11, 2021

MBMA Announces Annual Safety Award Winners For 2019

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) annually honors member companies that demonstrate exceptional performance in maintaining workplace safety. Safety awards for the 2019 year were presented during the 2020 MBMA Annual Meeting, held virtually, December 8-9, 2020.

Posted: Jan 07, 2021

Mule-Hide Products Promotes Dan Conley To National Business Development Manager

Beloit, WI - Mule-Hide Products Co. Inc. has promoted Dan Conley to national business development manager. He will lead the business development team, which is responsible for strengthening the company’s relationships with building owners, developers, general contractors, design professionals and roofing consultants.

Posted: Jan 06, 2021

MRA Revamps Contractor Membership Program, Offering Greater Value

Portland, OR - As the metal roofing market in the U.S. and Canada continues to grow, the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) has revamped its contractor membership program to provide more member support and greater benefit for its participating metal roofing contractors.

Posted: Jan 05, 2021

Metal Building Contractors & Erectors Association Launches Redesigned Website

Bethlehem, PA – The Metal Building Contractors & Erectors Association (MBCEA) announces the launch of its redesigned website, It provides extensive information about MBCEA and the work the association does for its members and the entire metal building construction industry.

Posted: Jan 04, 2021

AIA Billings Index Survey Declines Slightly In November

Washington, DC – Architecture firm billing activity contracted in November after two months of a slowing decline, according to a new report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The pace of decline during November accelerated from October, posting an Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score of 46.3 from 47.5 (any score below 50 indicates a decline in firm billings).

Posted: Dec 30, 2020

Equipment Finance Industry's December Confidence Survey Reaches Pre-Pandemic Levels

Washington, DC - The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) has released its December 2020 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI). 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 59.7, an increase from the November index of 56.1.

Posted: Dec 28, 2020

Reed's Metals Gives Back By Awarding Nine New Metal Roofs

Brookhaven, MS - Reed's Metals, supplier of metal roofing, pole barns and steel building systems, announces that nine families have been named winners of the company's 2020 Covering the Community event, qualifying them for a free installed metal roof.

Posted: Dec 23, 2020

MRA Expects Earth Tone Colors To Be In High Demand For Residential Metal Roofs In 2021

Portland, OR — Homeowners these days are in a serious mood, and it's being reflected in their metal roof color choices. The Metal Roofing Alliance, a nonprofit industry trade group that represents leading metal roofing manufacturers and installers in the U.S. and Canada, says subtle and subdued colors will likely be the top choices for home exteriors heading into 2021, and that prediction seems buttressed by the activities of its members.

Posted: Dec 22, 2020

ATAS International Introduces Woodland Series Patterns

Allentown, PA - The Woodland Series of panel colors is now offered by ATAS. Four classic woodgrain patterns (Birch, Cedar, Driftwood, and Walnut), with a 70% PVDF coating, are available in .032 aluminum.

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