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Marco Industries Announces Team Changes

Marco Industries, which provides ventilation and a variety of other products to the metal roofing industry through the Marco Weather-Tite™ System, has announced several hires and promotions. “These changes have been made with an eye to the ongoing expansion of Marco’s sales, marketing, production, and distribution activities,” said Marco president Blake Atkins. “Our goal is...

Marco Industries Nearly Triples Warehouse Size

Tulsa, Okla.— Marco Industries, which provides ventilation and a variety of other products to the metal roofing industry through the Marco Weather-Tite™ System, has announced a new 30,000-square-foot warehouse and distribution center in Washington, nearly tripling its size in the region. “We are relocating our Portland facility to the Port of...

New Products at the 2018 Frame Building Expo

Levi’s Building Components – 
Snow Defender 7500 Deco Based on the design of the popular Snow Defender 6500, this new color-matched, 304 stainless steel model has the more traditional, historic look of a cast snowguard. The decorative cutouts are embossed for increased strength, and the proven attachment method using set screws...

Construction Employment and Wages Up in January

Construction employment increased by 36,000 jobs in January to the highest level since August 2008, according to an analysis of new government data by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said a possible new measure being discussed in Washington that would invest an additional $1.5 trillion in repairing and...

Small-Town Library Screams for Attention with Colorful PAC-CLAD Siding

The new Sharpsburg Community Library in Sharpsburg, Pennsylvania, is making a splash in this small town a few miles north of Pittsburgh. Instead of the one-story concrete block building library patrons previously frequented, they now have a vivid, multi-colored facility that has become a highlight of the town. The architectural design,...

Place to Play for Inner City Youth Features Two Varco Pruden Buildings

Ministry through sports for inner city youth is the aim of the Sansom Sports Complex in Knoxville, Tennessee. Located on a 14-acre former industrial site near World’s Fair Park, the the center includes synthetic turf fields, a pavilion-covered turf field, and a field house with a performance-training center. Facilities have been...

profile vent from ventco

Ventco now offers product line direct

Ventco Inc. is now offering its ProfileVent® ventilation products at a savings by selling direct to customers, who get factory pricing and free freight with the same trusted performance. Industry proven for more than 20 years, ProfileVent is still the only ventilation system in its category with a Class A Fire Rating...

Maze Nails Celebrates 170 Years in Business!

H. Maze Company in Peru, Illinois, is celebrating its 170th year of doing business as a nail manufacturer and retail lumberyard. In operation since 1848, Maze Company continues to be the largest manufacturer of specialty nails supplying U.S. and Canadian customers many millions of pounds of nails annually. The 5th and...

OSHA Fines Increase Effective Jan. 2

Beginning January 2, 2018, OSHA fines have increased to adjust for inflation. Noted Gary Auman, Legal Counsel for the National Frame Building Association, “While these new fines are not a huge increase over prior potential penalties, they do demonstrate that OSHA is in tune with enabling legislation – “The Penalties Inflation...