In the Industry

Business profiles, awards and articles on business and management issues relevant to the building industry.

Nudo Products launches new website for High Standard Inc.

(Springfield, IL) – The new website for High Standard, Inc. (www.hsipanels.com) went live on July 14, 2014. High Standard is a full service exterior architectural panel manufacturer and fabricator. In 2013, High Standard was acquired by Nudo Products, a manufacturer … Read more »

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New global account executive joins Swenson Shear

Turlock, CA - Marshall Benson, seasoned business development professional, joins Swenson Shear‘s CEO, Jonathan Dravecky, and the team as Global Account Executive. Benson will focus on international and system-wide sales channels. Benson’s extensive manufacturing knowledge and experience in the commercial and residential OEM, … Read more »

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DBCI Achieves Safety Milestone

Georgia manufacturer remains accident free for 6 years Douglasville, GA – Roll-up door manufacturer DBCI celebrated a milestone in July, marking six consecutive years without a single recordable injury. This monumental achievement encompasses over 850,000 hours worked. “I’m proud of … Read more »

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Construction materials prices inch higher in June

Overall construction materials prices increased by 0.1 percent in June and are up 1.9 percent year over year, according to the July 16 producer price index release by the U.S. Department of Labor. Nonresidential construction materials prices also expanded 0.1 … Read more »

Posted in Building Components, Business and Management, Construction Industry News, Doors & Windows, Frame Building News, In the Industry, Metal building systems, Metal Roofing Magazine, Post Frame Products, Products, Roofing Products, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News | Tagged Associated Builders and Contractors, construction prices, lumber prices | Leave a comment

Varco Pruden Unveils Redesigned Website

MEMPHIS, TN– Varco Pruden (VP) Buildings is proud to announce the launch of its redesigned website, www.vp.com. The revamped site features a streamlined, user-friendly interface and clear structure; a clean, uncluttered design; improved functionality; and intuitive navigation intended to enhance … Read more »

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Englert Roofing App Now Includes Coil Calculators

Englert, Inc. has announced that its Englert Roofing and Gutter App has been updated to include two roofing coil calculators. These are mobile versions of the same coil calculators found on the Englert website and are expected to be useful … Read more »

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ATAS Introduces Wave Panel

ATAS International, Inc. is pleased to announce a new addition, Wave Panel, to their Belvedere series. Wave Panel is a 40” wide wall panel with deep, non-symmetrical curves. Wave Panel offers architects a fresh way to create interesting wall designs. … Read more »

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RHEINZINK Panels Play Key Role In Boathouse Facade

Shortly after taking office, Chicago’s mayor Rahm Emanuel identified the Chicago River as “the city’s next recreational frontier.“ He announced plans to build four boathouses as “anchors to the river’s future development.“ The recently completed WMS Boathouse at Clark Park … Read more »

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Delden Manufacturing Co. celebrates 50 years

The year 2014 marks 50 years in business for Delden Manufacturing Company Inc. – manufacturer and distributor of garage doors, electric openers, parts and accessories in America’s Midwest. In 1964, Gene Renner opened Delden Manufacturing in Kansas City, MO. Delden … Read more »

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2014 winners of the Rural Builder Gold Key of Excellence Award

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It is with great pride that we introduce this year’s winners of the annual Rural Builder Gold Key of Excellence. For the past 32 years, Rural Builder has sponsored this award, relying on the results of a ballot process that … Read more »

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