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Metal Roofing Alliance Announces New Members For Start Of 2018

As the metal roofing business in North America grows, the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) also is continuing to gain new members and affiliates. Since 1998, MRA has served as a leading voice in driving market adoption of metal roofing and raising awareness for its exceptional durability, environmental benefits and all-season protection...

McElroy Metal Offers Online AIA Course

Metal Roof Design: Top 10 Problems And How To Solve Them. McElroy Metal, a manufacturer of top-of-the-line metal roofing products, is offering a continuing education course in metal roof design for architects at AECdaily.com. The course, Metal Roof Design: Top 10 Problems and How to Solve Them, is based on an...

United Steel Supply Acquires Paramount Coils, Inc. And Alpine Building Materials, LLC

United Steel Supply recently acquired Paramount Coils, Inc., and Alpine Building Materials, LLC. Paramount Coils has locations in both Springdale, Arkansas, and Kingsbury, Indiana, while Alpine Building Materials has its headquarters in Eugene, Oregon. The acquisition of the two companies allows United Steel Supply coast-to-coast coverage and distribution in the United...

A.C.T. Metal Deck Supply To Announce Sweepstakes Winner In February 2018

Winner to see the 2016 World Champion Chicago Cubs chosen at the International Roofing Expo (IRE). A.C.T. Metal Deck Supply will randomly choose the Cubs & Cruise Chicago Weekend Sweepstakes winner at the upcoming National Roofing Contractors Association 131st Annual Convention and International Roofing Expo (IRE) at the Ernest N. Morial...

Atlas Roofing Joins NRCA’s One Voice Initiative

NRCA has announced Atlas Roofing Corp., Atlanta, has joined its One Voice initiative and upgraded its associate membership to “partner member.” NRCA’s One Voice initiative is a transformational approach to addressing the roofing industry’s most critical issues and concerns—with one voice—to secure its future. NRCA invites manufacturers, distributors, architects, engineers, consultants...

Participate In NRCA Sessions at IRE

Be sure to register for the following NRCA sessions being held during the 2018 International Roofing Expo and NRCA’s 131st Annual Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana. Monday, Feb. 5 7 a.m.-6 p.m.: CERTA Train-the-trainer Authorization (Instructors: Amy Staska and Bill Steinmetz) 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.: NRCA Roofing Industry Fall Protection from A...

ATAS Hosts Mobile Manufacturing Lab

ATAS International, Inc. was proud to host Lehigh Carbon Community College’s (LCCC) Mobile Manufacturing Lab, in the parking lot of ATAS’ headquarters located in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Six students from four area companies earned certificates in the Industrial Automation training held August 15 through December 5, 2017. The unique learning within this...

Metal Wall Panels Enhance Façade, Boost Viability Of Struggling Mall

Before its amazing transformation, Hanover Square in Hanover Park, Illinois, was a failing, barely 50 percent-leased strip center with few redeeming qualities. “It was completely run-down and had to have been one of the least attractive strip centers in the area,” said David Cornes, principal at David Cornes Architect in Chicago....

Mule-Hide Products Co. Launches Redesigned, Enhanced Website

Mule-Hide Products Co. Inc. has redesigned its mulehide.com website, making it faster and easier for users to access the information they need when choosing, specifying, installing, maintaining or repairing Mule-Hide low-slope roofing systems. The extensive and easily navigated product catalog can be searched by roofing system type (single-ply systems, coating systems,...