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Posted: Feb 17, 2020

Laminators Inc. Video Depicts Install Process For New Field-Fabricated ACM System

Hatfield, PA – Following on the heels of a newly launched Field-Fabricated Installation System for its ACM panels, and the development of a new exterior grade rigid insulation sheathing, Laminators Inc. has announced the availability of new videos that fully demonstrate the installation process for each product.

Posted: Feb 14, 2020

FGIA Unveils New Logo And Video At Annual Conference

Schaumburg, IL - During the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) inaugural 2020 Annual Conference, the association officially launched its brand, including a new logo and promotional video.

Posted: Feb 13, 2020

2019 MCA Chairman's Award Winners Announced

Chicago, IL – The Metal Construction Association (MCA) has recognized North America's most outstanding metal construction projects of 2019. This year's judging panel of distinguished architects included James Theimer, Principal Architect, Trilogy Architecture; Mark Roddy, Lecturer in the Department of Design, California State University, Sacramento; and Erik Mehlman, Partner and Design Lead at BuildSense | Architecture + Construction.

Posted: Feb 11, 2020

IMETCO Introduces Revive & Reclad Engineering Services Package For Building Owners

Norcross, GA - IMETCO® (Innovative Metals Company, Inc.) is offering a refined solution for re-cladding aging facades. R2™ (Revive & Reclad) is a customized, inclusive engineering services package designed to help building owners, architects or any other decision maker choose the proper re-cladding solution for their specific building based on existing conditions.

Posted: Feb 10, 2020

RIMA-I Adds "Ask The Expert" Section To Website

Olathe, KS - The Reflective Insulation Manufacturers Association International (RIMA-I) strives to make access to reliable research and information on the reflective products industry available to everyone. To that end, the group is continually adding new ways to share information as well as respond to inquiries covering everything from individual consumer installs to technical information for architects, engineers, contractors, building code officials and others in the construction industry. For persons with questions on reflective insulation, radiant barriers, interior radiation control coatings (IRCC or low-emittance coatings), RIMA International can help.

Posted: Feb 07, 2020

Arconic Inc. Board Approves Separation of Company

Pittsburgh, PA -- (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Arconic Inc. (NYSE: ARNC) announced on February 6 that its Board of Directors has approved the completion of the Company’s separation into two independent, publicly traded companies. The separation is scheduled to become effective on April 1, 2020 before the opening of the New York Stock Exchange.

Posted: Feb 06, 2020

Contractor Confidence Surges Into 2020, Says ABC

Washington, DC - Confidence among U.S. construction industry leaders increased in November 2019 with respect to sales, profit margins and staffing, according to the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Construction Confidence Index released in late January.

Posted: Feb 04, 2020

Widespread Optimism For Construction Project Prospects In 2020 Noted By AGC

Arlington, VA - Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) officials noted that its recent survey found widespread optimism about prospects for projects available to bid on in 2020, but they urged officials in Washington to follow through on announced plans for infrastructure spending increases.

Posted: Feb 03, 2020

Sherwin-Williams Showcasing Complete Metal Coatings Lineup At IRE

Minneapolis – To help metal roofing suppliers, manufacturers and contractors expand their product offering and elevate their profitability, Sherwin-Williams is exhibiting its BUILDING SOLUTIONS program at this year’s International Roofing Expo (IRE). Attendees at the expo, held from February 4-6 in Dallas, TX, will learn how to protect, seal, repair and restore their roofing projects using this unified portfolio of products.

Posted: Jan 31, 2020

MBCEA Reaches 500 Members, Names New Directors

Bethlehem, PA - The Metal Building Contractors and Erectors Association (MBCEA) announces that it reached the milestone of 500 members in December 2019. The group has also added four new members to its board of directors.

Posted: Jan 30, 2020

New CONCEALOR® Fastener From TFC Utilizes BURR BUSTER® Thread Technology

Pittsburgh, PA – Triangle Fastener Corporation (TFC) has expanded its lineup of construction fasteners to include a #10 CONCEALOR® with the patent pending BURR BUSTER® technology, specifically developed for use with oriented strand board. This new fastener has the latest thread technology, ensuring superior performance.

Posted: Jan 29, 2020

Mule-Hide Products Promotes Dan Williams To Managing Director

Beloit, WI - Dan Williams has been promoted to managing director of Mule-Hide Products Co. Inc., a manufacturer of low-slope roofing products and systems. In his new role, he will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s business performance.

Posted: Jan 28, 2020

Fears Of Downturn Subside As AIA Billings Index Ends 2019 On Positive Note

Washington, DC - Demand for design services in December increased for the third month in a row, according to a new report from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score of 52.5 for December reflects an increase in design services provided by U.S. architecture firms (any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings).

Posted: Jan 27, 2020

Petersen Adds Rep To Meet Demand For Metal Cladding In Hawaii And Guam

Phoenix, AZ - Petersen continues to meet the growing demand for its PAC-CLAD metal roof and wall products in the Western United States by hiring representation to service U.S. islands in the Pacific Ocean. The firm BEST Hawaii (Building Enclosure Specialist Team Hawaii) will support architects, installing contractors and others involved in the specification and installation of exterior metal cladding products on all Hawaiian islands and Guam.

Posted: Jan 24, 2020

Metal Buildings Institute Launches New Online Training Site

Bethlehem, PA - Steve Webster, Metal Buildings Institute (MBI) President, announces a new online location for the Quality and Craftsmanship Training Series. The original 11-module series is now available at, located under the Products drop-down tab as Quality and Craftsmanship 101.

Posted: Jan 23, 2020

Triangle Fastener Announces The Passing Of Randy Allen

Pittsburgh, PA - On January 22, Triangle Fastener Corporation (TFC) announced the passing of Randy Allen, 65, a former employee who’d retired from the company at the end of 2019 after 10 years of exemplary service. Allen was well-known throughout the metal construction industry, an active member of several trade associations and a familiar face at industry meetings and trade shows.

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