Author Archives: Jim Austin

ACH Foam Technologies raises bar for insulation industry with new EPS developments

ACH Foam Technologies, manufacturer of Foam-Control Plus+ architectural grade EPS insulation, announces exciting news for the built environment. Foam-Control Plus+ is configured to be easily compared across the board with XPS products. ACH is able to achieve this through three … Read more »

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Petersen roof tops Jekyll Island Convention Center

The beautiful new 128,000 square foot Jekyll Island Convention Center is the only beachfront meeting facility of its kind on the east coast south of New Jersey.  Featuring 78,000 square feet of meeting space, the center is located among the … Read more »

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MBCI adds Roof Hugger to its retrofit offerings

MBCI now offers Roof Hugger retrofit systems. Roof Hugger products can be installed over most any existing metal roof, including trapezoidal and vertical standing seam roofs, as well as existing R panel roofs. Roof Hugger systems provide many benefits and … Read more »

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NCI breaks into 2013 InformationWeek 500 List with new mobile application

NCI Building Systems celebrates its recognition in this year’s InformationWeek 500 – a list of the top technology innovators in the U.S. InformationWeek tracks the technology, strategies, investments and administrative practices of some of the best-known organizations in the country … Read more »

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NCI Building Systems sets seminar for building design and development engineers

NCI Building Systems will host a one-day conference in Houston to unveil the latest research on metal construction design issues. The annual event will take place October 11, 2013 at the Sheraton North Houston (15700 John F. Kennedy, Houston, TX … Read more »

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RHEINZINK roof highlights Colorado log home

The exterior of a beautiful mountain home near Grand Junction, CO features a striking combination of natural materials including actual 14-inch diameter logs and RHEINZINK roof panels.  The 3,400 square foot residence doubles as a fishing lodge for the owners … Read more »

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Triangle Fastener adds sealant to product offerings

Triangle Fastener Corporation introduced APS 500 Advanced Polymer Sealant APS 500 is formulated for superior adhesion, excellent resistance to weathering and is compatible for use with a variety of substrates. The sealant comes in plastic tubes with screw-on nozzles.   … Read more »

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Englert unveils new architectural binder, updated with flash drive capability

Englert Inc.’s new ArchNotes architectural binder is a unique resource that provides architects with electronic files containing a complete array of product literature and data – everything needed to complete a project on one single flash drive.   Whether it … Read more »

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Polyglass USA donates to Sandy Disaster Relief

The American Red Cross has been there for the victims of Sandy by helping them rebuild and now Polyglass U.S.A. Inc. has joined in supporting those efforts. A leading manufacturer of modified bitumen membranes and roof coatings in the commercial … Read more »

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Drexel Metals launches SMP coil and sheet program

Drexel Metals announced a new coil and sheet residential product offering of 26-gauge painted Galvalume products with a 25-year SMP (siliconized modified polyester) paint system aimed to allow Drexel Metals contractors and distributors to compete with the lighter and wider … Read more »

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