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Posted: Jul 30, 2021

Demand For Design Services Remains High According To Latest AIA Survey

Washington, DC – Architecture firms reported increasing demand for design services in June according to a new report from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for June remained at an elevated level of 57.1 (any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings). It was 58.5 in May and 57.9 in April.

Posted: Jul 29, 2021

Cornerstone Building Brands Announces Divestiture Of Roll-Up Sheet Door Business

Cary, NC - Cornerstone Building Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CNR), manufacturer of exterior building products in North America, announces that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Roll-up Sheet Door business to Janus International Group Inc. (NYSE: JBI) in a cash transaction for $168 million, subject to customary adjustments. The transaction includes products sold under the DBCI brand and is expected to close in the third quarter of 2021, subject to customary closing conditions.

Posted: Jul 27, 2021

ATAS Introduces Inspire HP, A New High-Performance Solar Air Heating Wall Panel

Allentown, PA - ATAS International introduces InSpire HP, a new high-performance solar air heating wall panel. ATAS has been manufacturing their traditional InSpire wall panel since 2002, with a 70% PVDF paint finish. That product is still available, in a variety of colors; however, the heating performance of the new InSpire HP is far superior.

Posted: Jul 23, 2021

Union Corrugating Announces Launch Of Updated Website And Visualizer Tool

Fayetteville, NC - For 75 years, Union Corrugating Company (UCC) has been a leader in the metal roofing and building markets. In its decades of existence, UCC has seen many changes. However, one thing has remained the same: UCC's focus on delivering quality products, superior service and value to their customers. In that tradition and reputation, UCC is pleased to announce the launch of its updated website and new visualizer tool.

Posted: Jul 22, 2021

S-5! Breaks Ground For New Office Campus In Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO — In early July, S-5!, one of the world's leading authorities on metal roof attachment solutions, broke ground on its new office space to provide sufficient space for its staff and to better serve its customers. S-5!'s new corporate headquarters will be located on more than 4.5 acres in the Black Forest area of Colorado Springs where S-5! clamp-to-seam technology was first conceived 30 years ago.

Posted: Jul 22, 2021

Housing Starts Show 6.3 Percent Increase In June

Washington, DC - Overall housing starts increased 6.3 percent in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.64 million units, according to a report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.

Posted: Jul 21, 2021

ATAS Hosts Annual Let’s Build Construction Camp For Girls

Allentown, PA - ATAS International, a leading supplier of metal construction products, hosted a group of 19 girls and several adult camp volunteers at their headquarters in Allentown, PA on June 23, 2021. They toured two of ATAS’ manufacturing facilities and learned about the products being manufactured, and how they contribute to a sustainable building envelope.

Posted: Jul 19, 2021

Robertson Building Systems Announces Revamped Website To Elevate Customer Experience

Ancaster, Ontario, CAN - Robertson Building Systems has launched a revamped website with new features, resources and content additions that will place more, easy-to-find information at a user’s fingertips. These changes give builders smooth access to the information they need to create sophisticated, state-of-the-art building solutions at the highest level of complexities.

Posted: Jul 15, 2021

NRCA And NCCER Release Updated Roofing Curriculum

Rosemont, IL - The National Roofing Contractors Association recently partnered with the National Center for Construction Education & Research to produce the second edition of NCCER’s Roofing Level 1 curriculum.

Posted: Jul 14, 2021

Sheet Metal Supply Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Grayslake, IL — Sheet Metal Supply Ltd., fabricator/supplier of custom-formed perimeter edge metal products and processed coil and flat stock, recently celebrated its 30th anniversary with an employee gathering at the plant.

Posted: Jul 12, 2021

NCCA’s Education Course On Prepainted Metals Garners Two Awards

Cleveland, OH – The continuing education course titled, “Creative Building Solutions with Prepainted Metal Panels”, developed jointly by the National Coil Coating Association (NCCA) and the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA), recently received a pair of awards from the course’s platform host, Architectural Record magazine.

Posted: Jul 09, 2021

Rapid-Lok SL Coping Introduced By ATAS International

Allentown, PA - ATAS International introduces a new coping, which incorporates secure locking features to increase its performance in high wind environments. Rapid-Lok SL Coping is a snap-on system with continuous cleats front and back with no exposed fasteners.

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