Events

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METALCON 2016 Announces Show Rundown

Learning opportunities at METALCON 2016 offers an extraordinary look at the future while presenting ideas to improve today’s safety, productivity, communication and the finished project. As part of this year’s show from October 26-28 at the Baltimore Convention Center, METALCON is offering two unique general sessions featuring 3-D technology. On Oct. 26, Roderick Jackson from...

3D, drones, awards, and games part of 2016 METALCON plans

3-D technology, drones, inaugural awards, and metal roofing championship games are just some of the programs under preparation for this year’s METALCON. The event, sponsored by the Metal Construction Association, is slated for October 26-28 in Baltimore. Here is a brief rundown of some special activities recently advertised by MCA: THE FUTURE OF 3-D AND DRONES IN...

HENRY GETZ Winner of the 2015 Bernon G. Perkins Award

Each year the National Frame Building Association presents its highest honor to an individual who has demonstrated exemplary service to the post-frame industry. The Bernon G. Perkins Award, named after a pioneer of the post-frame industry who furthered the pole building’s evolution from a temporary structure into a long-lasting one, was presented to Henry...

New Metal Roof Installation Training Program Launches at METALCON

The metal construction industry’s largest international event for metal construction products, technologies and solutions, together with the Metal Construction Association (MCA), announce its new Metal Roof Installation Training at METALCON 2016, scheduled for October 26-28 at the Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore. Top experts in the metal roofing industry will lead this two-day, eight-hour certification...

METALCON Housing Opens Monday, May 2, 2016

METALCON housing opens May 2nd through Globetrotter Travel. Don’t be fooled by other housing companies! Please book your housing through METALCON’s official and only housing company.  By booking your housing through Globetrotter Travel, you will have a guaranteed hotel reservation at a competitive room rate at an official hotel in Baltimore.

2017 Frame Building Expo call for presentations

The National Frame Building Association is seeking presentations for its 2017 Frame Building Expo. The Expo is scheduled to be held in Nashville, Tennessee at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, March 7-10, 2017. You are invited to share your expertise and experience with your peers by submitting a proposal for an educational...

2015 Buildings of the Year named by NFBA

The announcement of the Buildings of the Year Awards is one of the highlights of the annual Frame Building Expo. A large audience gathered for the National Frame Building Association awards luncheon at the Indianapolis Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana, on March 10, 2016, to honor the winners of these prestigious awards for 2015....

2016 METALCON plans underway

METALCON plans are well underway. The 2016 METALCON heads to Baltimore this year, October 26-28. For the first time, METALCON attendees can take a 2-day Metal Roofing Installation Training Program and earn a MCA Metal Roof Training Certificate of Completion. The training program will be based on the recently published Metal Roof Installation Manual, developed...

The solid safety program

– By Gary Auman, NFBA Legal Counsel – At the 2016 Frame Building Expo in Indianapolis, the National Frame Building Association recognized 12 member companies that have demonstrated a serious concern for providing their employees with a safe worksite. These companies recognized that a good safety program is the first step to having a...

Scenes from the 2016 Frame Building Expo

The mood at the 2016 Frame Building Expo was electric for vendors and attendees. It was held in Indianapolis March 8-11 with more vendors and attendees reported since the economy went south in 2008. Staff from Rural Builder and Frame Building News magazines were on hand to record the event. Here is a review in pictures. [VIEW MORE PHOTOS...