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    • Metal of Honor presented to PMC parent company at 30th anniversary event July 1, 2014PMC President Jim Bailey (center, in light blue shirt) and CEO Alan Wasley (seated, in dark blue shirt) watch on as Brian Connolly of Maier Advertising announces PMC’s award as a Metal Roofing Magazine Metal of Honor Award recipient. The presentation was held at the 30th anniversary of PMC’s parent company Innovative Medical Products last ...

    • 2014 winners of the Rural Builder Gold Key of Excellence Award July 8, 2014RB0714CVR-220x300It is with great pride that we introduce this year’s winners of the annual Rural Builder Gold Key of Excellence. For the past 32 years, Rural Builder has sponsored this award, relying on the results of a ballot process that allows builders in the rural industry to tell us which companies provide the best products ...
    • Man caves and toy shops July 18, 2014- By Sharon Thatcher - Remember when a garage was nothing more than a big box with walls, ceiling and a floor? And a shed was a littler version of the same? Customers wanting one didn’t ask for much more than a space to store vehicles or an odd assortment of tools. But somewhere along the line, ...
    • RIMA-I Handbook Update Available July 17, 2014In ongoing efforts to provide reliable and helpful information on the reflective insulation, radiant barrier and interior radiation control coatings (IRCCs) industries, the Reflective INsulation Manufacturers Association International has just released the 2014 update to their handbook, “Understanding and Using Reflective Insulation, Radiant Barrier and Interior Radiation Control Coatings.” This is the third update to this ...
    • Varco Pruden Unveils Redesigned Website July 17, 2014MEMPHIS, TN– Varco Pruden (VP) Buildings is proud to announce the launch of its redesigned website, www.vp.com. The revamped site features a streamlined, user-friendly interface and clear structure; a clean, uncluttered design; improved functionality; and intuitive navigation intended to enhance the visitor experience. The new site was built with a responsive design approach to fully optimize ...

    • Are you ready to roll your own? Metal roofing panels, that is. May 29, 2014WEB-low-res-1-MR0714COVERMore and more roofing contractors these days are answering “yes” to that question. Manufacturing independence, waste management, shipping considerations and other factors paint a compelling case for contractors looking to buy a roll former and produce their own panels. But it’s not that simple — additional manufacturing costs, employee training, warehousing and a different set ...
    • RIMA-I Handbook Update Available July 17, 2014In ongoing efforts to provide reliable and helpful information on the reflective insulation, radiant barrier and interior radiation control coatings (IRCCs) industries, the Reflective INsulation Manufacturers Association International has just released the 2014 update to their handbook, “Understanding and Using Reflective Insulation, Radiant Barrier and Interior Radiation Control Coatings.” This is the third update to this ...
    • Valspar Unveils New Exterior Color Collections July 14, 2014New research based color palettes created to inspire architects and designers MINNEAPOLIS –  Color matters – it defines cultures, sells products and services, conveys emotion, inspires everything around us and continues to evolve. From there, Valspar refined the themes into sets of palettes that tell an overarching story and help designers bring their outdoor color visions ...
    • The Hercules Coil Tipper makes fast work of coil handling July 9, 2014Invert and load coil safely and inexpensively with the Hercules Coil Tipper from Fall River Seamless. Easy to use, the Hercules stabilizes and tips up to 30-inch coil in seconds, while your own forklift does the heavy lifting. Hercules will handle up to 3,000 pounds and comes with built-in forklift pockets for portability. These units are ...
     

    • NFBA 2013 Buildings of the Year announced April 15, 2014CVR-FN0414 The National Frame Building Association has presented its Building of the Year Awards at the annual National Frame Building Expo in Nashville on March 6. The 2013 contest inaugurated two divisions for the award entries: the Experts Division (for companies with $0–6 million in annual gross volume) and the Masters Division (for companies with $6+ million ...
    • RIMA-I Handbook Update Available July 17, 2014In ongoing efforts to provide reliable and helpful information on the reflective insulation, radiant barrier and interior radiation control coatings (IRCCs) industries, the Reflective INsulation Manufacturers Association International has just released the 2014 update to their handbook, “Understanding and Using Reflective Insulation, Radiant Barrier and Interior Radiation Control Coatings.” This is the third update to this ...
    • Valspar Unveils New Exterior Color Collections July 14, 2014New research based color palettes created to inspire architects and designers MINNEAPOLIS –  Color matters – it defines cultures, sells products and services, conveys emotion, inspires everything around us and continues to evolve. From there, Valspar refined the themes into sets of palettes that tell an overarching story and help designers bring their outdoor color visions ...
    • ATAS Introduces Wave Panel July 11, 2014ALLENTOWN, PA:  – ATAS International, Inc. is pleased to announce a new addition, Wave Panel, to their Belvedere series. Wave Panel is a 40” wide wall panel with deep, non-symmetrical curves. Wave Panel offers architects a fresh way to create interesting wall designs. This structural panel may be installed vertically or horizontally over solid substrate or ...
     

    • Classic look of bare metal October 3, 2013CVR-GO-1013- By Mark Ward Sr. -  Natural beauty comes forth in zinc, copper, others. -Seamless gutters became popular 50 years ago when chemists finally developed flexible vinyl paints that could be applied to aluminum and then rolled and stamped right along with the underlying metal. Yet unpainted gutters — primarily those made of copper or zinc ...
    • The Hercules Coil Tipper makes fast work of coil handling July 9, 2014Invert and load coil safely and inexpensively with the Hercules Coil Tipper from Fall River Seamless. Easy to use, the Hercules stabilizes and tips up to 30-inch coil in seconds, while your own forklift does the heavy lifting. Hercules will handle up to 3,000 pounds and comes with built-in forklift pockets for portability. These units are ...
    • Unique Gutter Manufacturer April 1, 2014By Sharon Glorioso Hard work, motivation and superior products are what keep this company profitable. Back in 1991, after getting laid off by a large commercial construction company, Dave Garrety went to work for a friend who ran his own gutter business. “I was out of work and one of my friends told me in the ...
    • New reverse bend MicroGuard gutter screen debuts November 24, 2013 PERTH AMBOY N.J.–MicroGuard, a gutter screen with microfiltration technology from Englert Inc. is now available in a reverse bend version. The new option gives contractors more versatility in using the screen for differing gutter and roof situations.  Unlike the traditional four-foot long segment of MicroGuard which is attached to the front of the gutter while ...