In the Industry

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

Vikings Stadium construction gets a spring thaw in the depths of winter

MINNEAPOLIS — The Vikings Stadium is going up steadily despite this winter’s extreme weather conditions. But how can outdoor construction move forward, even in the dead of winter? One Minnesota business helps make it possible — even on the coldest … Read more »

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Please Submit “the idea book” Projects ASAP!

It’s that time of year again — we’re looking for signature roofing projects to feature in “the idea book.” We’ve still got a little time, but we need to have project photos and information here no later than Friday, February 27. … Read more »

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Battling Condensation: Determining the Best Methods of Control

By Mark Mullins, FABRAL As suppliers and installers of metal roofing, we have all likely dealt with the issue of condensation. There are several control methods available, so the first consideration must be towards looking at the building construction to … Read more »

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New Tech Machinery Involved In Unique Project

When it comes to metal roofing, oftentimes projects materialize that require a second look. Metal allows builders to incorporate colors and designs that would not have had such an impressive outcome with any other material. Portable roll forming manufacturer New … Read more »

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Garland Recognized for Workplace Culture and Performance

The Garland Company, Inc. was recognized locally this year for financial performance and workplace culture, including receiving a coveted award among northeast Ohio businesses for the 15th consecutive year. Garland received the NorthCoast 99 award and The Plain Dealer Top … Read more »

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MBMA names 2015 board members and Innovation Award winner

CLEVELAND, OHIO – The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) approved its 2015 Board of Directors at the MBMA Annual Meeting held on December 10, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. The 2015 Board Members are: Tom Gilligan, Chairman, Butler Manufacturing Brad Curtis, … Read more »

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MCA elects officers and board of directors at 2015 Winter Meeting

The Metal Construction Association held annual elections for its officers and board of directors at the 2015 Winter Meeting in Indian Wells, California. The 2015 Officers and Board of Directors include: •    Chair: Karl Hielscher, Metl-Span •    Chair Elect: Norbert … Read more »

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Schweiss Doors part of winning Ontario municipal building

Municipal building awarded for innovation, environmentally friendly features HECTOR, Minn. – In a perfect world, the construction of a municipal building would be highlighted by both form and function. Most times, because the budget is determined by taxpayer dollars, the … Read more »

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Strong jobs report boosted by construction

The U.S. construction industry added 39,000 jobs in January, including 12,700 net new nonresidential jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) preliminary estimate released Feb. 6. December’s estimate was revised downward from 48,000 to 44,000 net new jobs. … Read more »

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MBMA 2014 Annual Report now available for free download

The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) has released its 2014 Annual Report, which highlights the technical research, sustainability innovations, industry advocacy, safety preparation and educational programs the association has undertaken over the past year.  The report, titled First Choice, is … Read more »

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