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2015 Gold Key voting is now open!

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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 … Read more »

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Innovative portable ‘Bar Pod’ sports doors from Schweiss

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- Hydraulic doors offer ease of operation and shaded area for patrons – HECTOR, Minn. – There was a time when a team of Clydesdales was the best way to deliver kegs to the thirsty beer lovers of America. Thanks … Read more »

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Top 10 Products For Metal Roofers

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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 … Read more »

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METAL ROOFERS: WHAT’S YOUR OUTLOOK FOR 2015?

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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 … Read more »

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View now! Best of Metalcon 2014 DMag

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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 … Read more »

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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 … Read more »

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Win a $1,000 Gift Card in Metal Prep’s “Prime All the Time” Sweepstakes

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Now through Oct. 15, 2014, Metal Prep is sponsoring a sweepstakes for a $1,000 Best Buy gift card. Spend it on a new entertainment system, appliances or anything else – it’s up to you! Entry is simple and free, although a bonus … Read more »

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Metal of Honor presented to PMC parent company at 30th anniversary event

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PMC President Jim Bailey (center, in light blue shirt) and CEO Alan Wasley (seated, in dark blue shirt) watch on as Brian Connolly of Maier Advertising announces PMC’s award as a Metal Roofing Magazine Metal of Honor Award recipient. The … Read more »

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A Nashville hit! View the Best of the Frame Building Expo 2014

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The Frame Building Expo is the only national tradeshow and education event devoted exclusively to post-frame builders. Nashville has always been a popular venue for the event, and this year did not disappoint. Attendance was strong and the mood was optimistic. Didn’t make … Read more »

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2014 Rural Builder Hall of Fame Inductees welcomed

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Three men who have contributed to the advancement of the post-frame industry were inducted into the Rural Builder Hall of Fame at the Frame Building Expo in Nashville. Al Geisthardt, Plyco Corp., Elkhart Lake, Wis. Al Geisthardt found his career … Read more »

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