Author Archives: Jim Austin

Carlisle Metal Products announces distributor flat sheet program

Carlisle Metal Products, a division of Carlisle Construction Materials, launched its distributor metal flat sheet program. This new program provides Carlisle contractors with reliable availability of metal flat sheets at competitive prices. Under this program, roofing contractors can now use Carlisle metal flats for shop-fabricated metal edging as well as other...

Garland Co. raises funds to support lung cancer foundation

The Garland Company Inc., a Cleveland-based manufacturer of high-performance building envelope solutions, raised more than $40,000 to support the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation in its mission to dramatically increase the patient survival rate for the nation’s number one cancer killer. The approximately 100 employees at Garland’s corporate headquarters dedicated a...

Architectural Testing Inc. opens regional office in New Orleans

Architectural Testing Inc. opened a New Orleans Regional office. This new location promises improved efficiency to field testing clients in the Gulf Region. Services offered will focus on emerging field quality control testing as well as inspection services. Strategically placed, the New Orleans office will also support ATI’s Building Enclosure Commissioning...

Goodyear delivering ‘adventure’ for on-/off-highway drivers

New tire features DuPont Kevlar for rugged strength  /  Many motorists with on- and off-road driving needs want the ability to go off-road at a moment’s notice, especially those who drive pickups and have active lifestyles. And for those types of drivers, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has announced a...

Int’l Roofing Expo launches state-of-the-art website

The 2014 International Roofing Expo has unveiled an all-new, redesigned website aimed at enhancing the online experience of trade show participants with a bold new look, simplified navigation and improved usability. Located at www.TheRoofingExpo.com, the new web interface provides technical, aesthetic and graphical upgrades, making navigation fast and easy for attendees and...

KWM Gutterman to be featured on FOX Business Network

KWM Gutterman, a provider and manufacturer of custom portable roll-forming equipment, will be presented in an upcoming production of Manufacturing Marvel, airing on The Fox Business Network at approximately 8:30-8:44 p.m. CST on Tuesday, August 27. Produced by award winning producers Bob and Jerry May and narrated by nationally acclaimed voice...

Simpson Strong-Tie sponsors final phase of cold-formed steel seismic tests

Simpson Strong-Tie donated product and provided technical expertise for the CFS-NEES project, a series of earthquake tests for cold-formed steel-framed buildings. As part of the final phase of a three-year, National Science Foundation-funded research project led by Johns Hopkins University, the purpose of the tests is to better understand the overall...

Metl-Span introduces non-combustible insulated metal panel

Metl-Span introduced ThermalSafe NC insulated metal panels. Designed for non-combustible wall construction, ThermalSafe NC insulated metal panels consist of a 3-inch structural mineral wool core with an R-11 thermal resistance bonded to steel facings. ThermalSafe NC panels can be erected in a single-step with one crew as an exterior or interior...

Building products industry gains new insulation resource

The Insulation Institute proudly presents a place of knowledge, leadership and confidence  /  Builders, code officials, insulation contractors, architects and building scientists now have a new resource to rely on for insulation knowledge. The Insulation Institute is a central gathering place for all building products professionals and users. Its website, blog,...