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PPG DURANAR Coatings Highlight MGM National Harbor Hotel And Casino

Main roof edge comprises 400 custom-fitted pieces finished by Trojan Architectural Coaters. PPG  recently announced that the MGM National Harbor Hotel and Casino in Maryland is finished with PPG DURANAR coatings in five colors – Kuala White, Natural Silver and three versions of Platinum Mica. According to Steve Metzger, general manager...

MFM Building Products Unveils New Corporate Website

MFM Building Products, a manufacturer of a full envelope of waterproofing and weather barrier products for the building industry, launched a new corporate website on Oct. 1, 2017. The new website is optimized for viewing on a desktop, tablet or mobile device, making the site easier to navigate when on the...

S-5! Introduces SolarFoot For Exposed Fastener Panels

The new SolarFoot is made for exposed fastener metal roofing with the strength, quality and time-proven integrity S-5! is known for. The SolarFoot, with four points of attachment, provides an ideal mounting platform to attach the L-Foot of a rail-mounted solar system or other ancillaries to the roof. The SolarFoot ensures...

TFC Launches A Full Line Of 304 Stainless Steel Bi-Metal Drill Screws

Triangle Fastener Corporation (TFC) of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, recently announced the availability of a full line of 304 stainless steel bi-metal self-drilling screws. Bi-metal screws have heads and threads made of 304 stainless steel providing exceptional corrosion resistance and ductility. A hardened carbon steel drill point welded to a stainless steel body,...

InterCoat ChemGuard—A New Type of Corrosion Protection

Permanent corrosion protection is more effective and less expensive than standard heavy-zinc galvanize A coil coater and manufacturer of proprietary coating chemistries has recently introduced InterCoat ChemGuard, a new type of corrosion protection for galvanized steel. InterCoat ChemGuard uses a new type of coating technology that uses covalent bonds and enhances the...

ATAS Monsters Of Metal Canstruction Team Wins Two Awards

The ATAS Monsters of Metal Canstruction team recently received the Best Meal award and the Best Design award (also known as “Juror’s Favorite”) in the recent Canstruction Lehigh Valley competition. One of seven teams building Cansculptures this year in the Lehigh Valley, team members consisted of ATAS employees and the Architectural...

METALCON 2017 Las Vegas Best Show In Years

Exhibitors at the largest international event for the metal construction industry networked with more than 5,000 attendees at METALCON 2017 in Las Vegas from October 18-20, including designers, builders, developers, contractors, fabricators and suppliers from more than 50 countries. “This is one of the unique venues in the world where we...

BUILDING PROFESSIONALS: WHAT’S YOUR FORECAST FOR 2018?

To better serve your information needs, we would like to know what your industry outlook is for 2018. Please take a few minutes right now to complete this quick survey. Summary data we gather today will appear in the February 2018 issue of Rural Builder. Any information you provide will be...

METAL ROOFING PROFESSIONALS: WHAT’S YOUR FORECAST FOR 2018?

To better serve your information needs, we would like to know what your industry outlook is for 2018. Please take a couple of minutes right now to complete this quick survey. Summary data we gather today will appear in the Feb/Mar 2018 issue of Metal Roofing Magazine. Any information you provide will be kept...