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Silver replacing white as popular color choice in prepainted metals

Cleveland, OH – Even though white has been a mainstay color in most of the industries served by prepainted metal, silver and other metallic colors are beginning to work their way in to mainstream applications, according to the National Coil Coating Association (NCCA). As consumers continue to look for inexpensive ways to make products...

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Surviving an OSHA inspection

– By  Mark Ward Sr. – Few things strike fear in the hearts of many rural builders more than the thought of an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspector showing up unannounced at a job site. For a “survival guide,” Rural Builder spoke with three leading safety professionals for the post-frame building industry....

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2015 Gold Key voting is now open!

Annually for the past 33 years, Rural Builder has sponsored a contest where builders vote for their favorite suppliers. Companies that receive the most votes receive a Gold Key Award, which allows them bragging rights and special advertising privileges. Winners are announced in our July issue. We are once again launching our balloting process....

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Top 10 Products For Metal Roofers

We trust our readers. When they indicate they like something, it must be a good thing. Each year in Metal Roofing Magazine, we present the most current information on a variety of products — all related to metal roofing. These are called Product Profiles and Product Features. We offer manufacturers and suppliers a free...

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METAL ROOFERS: WHAT’S YOUR OUTLOOK FOR 2015?

To better serve your information needs, we would like to know what your industry outlook is for 2015. Please take a couple of minutes right now to complete our quick survey. Summary data we gather today will appear in the Feb/Mar 2015 issue of Metal Roofing Magazine. Any information you provide will be kept...

2015 Best of Metalcon

View now! Best of Metalcon 2014 DMag

METALCON International is always a good show, and the 2014 event in Denver did not disappoint. A lot of connections and sales were made by exhibitors and attendees. But if you didn’t make it to METALCON 2014, or even if you did, what did you miss? See for yourself! Again this year, Metal Roofing...

Heartland NFBA Chapter announces Building of the Year Award winners

The Heartland Chapter of the National Frame Building Association held its annual convention and trade show, the Heartland NFBA Conference, Oct. 15-16, at the Hard Rock Casino of Tulsa. During a special award session, winners in six categories received plaques for the annual HNFBA Building of the Year Contest. The Building of the Year...