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Posted: Jun 06, 2022

DuPont™ Tedlar® Joins The Metal Construction Association

Wilmington, DE - DuPont (NYSE:DD) announces that its Tedlar® business has become a member of the Metal Construction Association (MCA). Since the 1960s, Tedlar® PVF film has been tested and proven effective in protecting a variety of surfaces, including metal, in highly corrosive and demanding exterior applications around the world.

Posted: Jun 03, 2022

MBCEA Selects Ohio Project As Building Of The Year

Bethlehem, PA - The Metal Building Contractors and Erectors Association has announced the Arbogast Performing Arts Center (APAC) in Troy, OH, as its 2022 Building of the Year. APAC was a project of MBCEA member company Foundation Steel, LLC of Swanton, OH, and utilized a metal building system from Butler Manufacturing.

Posted: Jun 02, 2022

Construction Employment Exceeds Pre-Pandemic Peak In Most States

Arlington, VA - Construction employment exceeded pre-pandemic levels in 32 states in April, according to a new analysis of federal employment data released by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials cautioned however that record high job opening levels in the construction sector indicate that many firms are having a hard time finding workers to hire, putting future job gains at risk.

Posted: Jun 01, 2022

AISI Publishes New Cold-Formed Steel Research Report

Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published a new research report, “RP 22-02: Structural Design for Fire Conditions of a Prototype Metal Building Using the New Proposed Appendix to AISI S100.”

Posted: May 31, 2022

AIA's Architecture Billings Index Moderates In April

Washington, DC – For the fifteenth consecutive month architecture firms reported increasing demand for design services in April, according to a new report from The American Institute of Architects (AIA).

Posted: May 31, 2022

CornellCookson Offers Two New Finish Upgrades

Mountain Top, PA - CornellCookson introduces new finish upgrades - Galvanex® Ultra™ and SpectraShield® Ultra™ Powder Coat Finish - for rolling security doors.

Posted: May 26, 2022

Sherwin-Williams Foundation Partners With ULGC To Assist Minority-Owned Businesses

Cleveland, OH /PRNewswire/ -- The Sherwin-Williams Foundation has partnered with The Urban League of Greater Cleveland (ULGC) to develop and launch an innovative new Construction Accelerator Program (CAP) with the goal of driving long-term growth and success for Northeast Ohio minority-owned businesses.

Posted: May 26, 2022

Equipment Finance Industry Confidence Drops In May

Washington, DC – The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) has released the May 2022 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 49.6, a decrease from the April index of 56.1.

Posted: May 25, 2022

ATAS Announces 2021 Project Of The Year Award Winners

Allentown, PA - Award winners were announced by ATAS for their 2021 Project of the Year competition. Each award recognizes projects in which ATAS products have been incorporated into the design and construction of the building. Six project categories were included in the competition with first, second, and third place winners in each category chosen by an independent panel of judges, comprised of ATAS advisory board members.

Posted: May 25, 2022

SEAA Announces New Slate Of Officers

Winston-Salem, NC — The Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA) announced at its annual membership meeting on April 7, 2022 in Charleston, SC, the slate of officers to serve from 2022 to 2024. The slate was unanimously approved by the Board of Directors.

Posted: May 24, 2022

Precoat Metals Purchased By AZZ Inc.

Fort Worth, TX - AZZ Inc. (NYSE: AZZ) announces that it has completed the acquisition of the Precoat Metals business division of Sequa Corporation, a portfolio company of global investment firm Carlyle (NASDAQ: CG), for approximately $1.28 billion.

Posted: May 23, 2022

Nucor To Acquire C.H.I. Overhead Doors From KKR

Charlotte, NC - Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) announces that it has entered into an agreement with an affiliate of investment funds managed by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. to acquire C.H.I. Overhead Doors (C.H.I.), a manufacturer of overhead doors for residential and commercial markets in the United States and Canada.

Posted: May 23, 2022

Reroofing Survey Findings Show Continued Improvement In 1st Quarter

Rosemont, IL - A coalition of industry trade associations representing contractors, consultants and manufacturers in the U.S. and Canada has completed its Quarterly Market Index Survey for Reroofing for the first quarter of 2022. The survey results indicate opportunities in the reroofing industry improved during the first quarter of 2022 when compared with the same quarter in 2021.

Posted: May 20, 2022

Solar Energy International Now Holding Solar Energy Training Programs

Paonia, CO - For tradespeople looking toward expanding their skills in the fast-growing solar energy field, Solar Energy International (SEI) offers in-person training programs that can provide stand-alone knowledge or count towards different accreditations offered by the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP).

Posted: May 20, 2022

ClarkDietrich Names Corporate Sustainability Manager

West Chester, Ohio – In a move to reinforce ClarkDietrich’s commitment to sustainability, former building code compliance and real estate manager Adam Shoemaker has been named as the company’s new corporate sustainability manager.

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