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Posted: Aug 23, 2023

ATAS Supports Three Construction Camps For Girls

Allentown, PA - This summer, ATAS International sponsored three Let’s Build Construction Camps for Girls. The free week-long camps are designed for middle and high school age girls to explore the construction trades, architecture, engineering, and construction materials manufacturing through hands-on experiences and field trips.

Posted: Aug 22, 2023

MTL Holdings Expands National Strategic Accounts Team

Waukesha, WI — MTL Holdings has announced the hiring of Ryan Parker as Strategic Accounts Manager. In this role, Parker will work across the MTL family of brands – Citadel Architectural Products, Hickman Edge Systems, and Metal-Era – to provide customers with a complete metal package for their building envelope.

Posted: Aug 16, 2023

3A Composites USA Launches Updated Website

Davidson, NC - 3A Composites USA, manufacturer of ALUCOBOND® aluminum composite material, announces a relaunch of its website. The site has been updated to deliver a better user experience with improved navigation and functionality.

Posted: Aug 15, 2023

S-5! Donates Products For Student-Led Design-Build Project

Colorado Springs, CO – S-5! announces its new partnership with the University of Kansas School of Architecture & Design to provide a donation of snow retention and solar attachments for its annual student-led, design-build project.

Posted: Aug 11, 2023

International Roofing Expo Bringing Metal Roofing Clinic To 2024 Expo

Dallas, TX -The International Roofing Expo (IRE), the North American roofing and exteriors industry’s largest annual event, announces its partnership with the Metal Construction Association (MCA) and the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) to debut the all-new Metal Roofing Clinic, presented by MCA and MRA, at the February 6-8, 2024 expo in the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Posted: Aug 10, 2023

Construction Firms Add 19,000 Jobs In July

Arlington, VA - The construction industry added 19,000 jobs in July even as the sector’s unemployment rate increased, according to an analysis of new government data the Associated General Contractors of America released today. Association officials noted that tight labor conditions are bringing more previously employed construction workers back into the job market as firms continue to boost pay levels.

Posted: Aug 08, 2023

Wood's Powr-Grip's MTEX Cladding Lifter Handles Heavy, Fire-Rated IMPs

Laurel, MT - Wood's Powr-Grip Inc. (WPG), a leading manufacturer / supplier of vacuum lifting equipment for metal panels and other materials, showcases the use of its newest cladding lifter - the MTEX - as it was utilized recently in downtown Bozeman, MT to install fire-rated insulated metal panels (IMPs).

Posted: Aug 07, 2023

METALCON Hosting Metal Training Zone At 2023 Show

Newton, MA — In an effort to continue metal’s decade-long trend of gaining roofing market share, METALCON is doing its part to develop more qualified metal roofing installers. The 2023 METALCON tradeshow floor will include a METALCON Training Zone, offering a hands-on learning opportunity for roofing contractors with any or no level of experience working with metal.

Posted: Aug 04, 2023

Equipment Finance Industry Confidence Rises In July

Washington, DC –The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) has released the July 2023 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 $1 trillion equipment finance sector. Overall, confidence in the equipment finance market is 46.4, an increase from the June index of 44.1.

Posted: Aug 03, 2023

ATAS Introduces Two Courses Offering IDCEC CEUs

Allentown, PA - ATAS International now offers two courses that have been approved by the IDCEC (International Design Continuing Education Council) for 1 CEU. Those courses join the many others that ATAS has had approved by the AIA (American Institute of Architects) Continuing Education System, GBCI (Green Business Certification Inc.), and IIBEC (International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants).

Posted: Aug 02, 2023

AIA/Deltek Billings Index Stable In June

Washington, DC – Architecture firms reported flat billings in June, according to the latest Architecture Billings Index (ABI) from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and Deltek. The ABI score was 50.1 for June, down slightly from May's score of 51.0. Although growth in June was weaker than May, this marks the first time since last fall that there have been two consecutive months of scores above 50 (any score above 50 indicates an increase in firm billings).

Posted: Aug 01, 2023

Family Owned Laminators Incorporated Celebrates 60 Years Of Success

Hatfield, PA – Founded in July 1963 by Joe Thompson, Laminators Incorporated is a family-owned and operated business now in its third generation with David Thompson as President and CEO, Garrett Thompson as VP of Sales and Marketing, and Scott Thompson as Take-Off Support for Construction Services.

Posted: Jul 31, 2023

Lorin Industries To Add Batch Anodizing Capabilities

Muskegon, MI - Lorin Industries, a leading continuous coil anodizing company with 80 years of anodizing expertise, announces the upcoming launch of its batch anodizing line in the latter part of 2023. This capability, combined with a long history of anodized coil processing, will allow Lorin to satisfy the needs of its current coil customers with batch anodized parts. It will also open its customer base to new customers who specifically require batch anodizing.

Posted: Jul 28, 2023

East Lake Metals Names Laking VP Of Sales For Florida

Whiting, IN - East Lake Metals has announced Brad Laking as Vice-President of sales for all metal products in Florida. With an impressive career in the metal industry dating back to the mid-1980s, Laking brings a wealth of knowledge and a well-earned reputation for reliability, professionalism, and exceptional salesmanship that perfectly aligns with the company's core values and goals.

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