Author Archives: Sharon Thatcher

Options for post-frame builders just keep getting better

Check out some of the newer products that made their Frame Building Expo debut in Louisville. American Building Components Commodity Panel Line Ideal for barns and storage projects, the Commodity panel line provides great value paired with the unparalleled quality … Read more »

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Sealant: A Critical Step in Metal Roofing

- By Mark Mullins, Fabral, Applications Engineer/Product Training Manager – The importance of the role of sealant in metal roofing cannot be stressed enough. One common myth when working with exposed fastener panels is that the combination of gravity and … Read more »

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Vikings Stadium construction gets a spring thaw in the depths of winter

MINNEAPOLIS — The Vikings Stadium is going up steadily despite this winter’s extreme weather conditions. But how can outdoor construction move forward, even in the dead of winter? One Minnesota business helps make it possible — even on the coldest … Read more »

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Valspar announces graffiti-resistant system for coil & extrusion coatings

MINNEAPOLIS  – Valspar has developed an ASTM-compliant graffiti-resistant system, which has been tested and approved for all Valspar Coil and Extrusion building products. Valspar has aligned with Graffiti Removal Services (GRS) to create a sustainable, cost-effective system. “We undertook this … Read more »

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Fabral promotes Scott Abraham to Territory Sales Manager

Lancaster, Pennsylvania – Fabral announces the promotion of Scott Abraham to Territory Sales Manager for the regions of northwest Minnesota and North Dakota. Abraham has worked at Fabral since February 2014 as Business Development Manager and now transitions into this … Read more »

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AceClamp/PMC Industries to introduce two new fastening solutions for solar

PLAINVILLE, Conn. – AceClamp/PMC Industries will introduce the AceClamp Wind Clamp and the AceClamp Wire Management Clip, two new fastening solutions for solar standing seam metal roof applications, at the International Roofing Expo, Feb. 24-26. The exhibition takes place at … Read more »

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MBMA names 2015 board members and Innovation Award winner

CLEVELAND, OHIO – The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) approved its 2015 Board of Directors at the MBMA Annual Meeting held on December 10, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. The 2015 Board Members are: Tom Gilligan, Chairman, Butler Manufacturing Brad Curtis, … Read more »

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Sealed “N” Safe provides thermal bridging solution

Metal buildings able to make code with continuous insulation system EPHRAIM, Utah – SNS Thermal Spacers from Sealed “N” Safe are a cost-effective and easy-to-implement thermal bridge system between the outer shell and the inner frames of a metal building. … Read more »

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MCA elects officers and board of directors at 2015 Winter Meeting

The Metal Construction Association held annual elections for its officers and board of directors at the 2015 Winter Meeting in Indian Wells, California. The 2015 Officers and Board of Directors include: •    Chair: Karl Hielscher, Metl-Span •    Chair Elect: Norbert … Read more »

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Schweiss Doors part of winning Ontario municipal building

Municipal building awarded for innovation, environmentally friendly features HECTOR, Minn. – In a perfect world, the construction of a municipal building would be highlighted by both form and function. Most times, because the budget is determined by taxpayer dollars, the … Read more »

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