In the Industry

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

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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Palram Announces SUNTUF PRO on World Cup Stadium Castelão

Palram Americas, a manufacturer of polycarbonate and PVC product lines, is pleased to announce the use of SUNTUF PRO on the Plácido Castelo stadium, popularly known as Castelão, in Fortaleza, Brazil. Owned by the Brazilian government and inaugurated in 1973, … 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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Course examines design of 2-story wood structure for high wind, seismic & snow loads

American Wood Council and Virginia Tech Continuing and Professional Education are sponsoring a course in the design of a 2-story wood structure for high wind, seismic, and snow loads. This course, to be held September 24-26 at the campus in … Read more »

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2014 SIPA Building Excellence Awards presented

The Structural Insulated Panel Association presented its 2014 Building Excellence Awards April 29 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Judges were Matt Belcher of Verdatek Solutions, Chris Fennell of Building Insight, and independent architectural designer Mehrdad Dabbagh. The winners were: Overall Competition … Read more »

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