In the Industry

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

MFM Building Products Hires New Representation

MFM Building Products, a manufacturer of a full envelope of waterproofing and weather barrier products for the building industry, is pleased to announce that the firm has reached an agreement with Camferdam Management Co., Inc. to represent MFM in the … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, In the Industry, Metal Roofing, Supplier News, Underlayments | Tagged Arkansas, Camferdam Management Co., MFM Building Products, Michael Scott Enterprises, Mississippi, Underlayments | Leave a comment

Announcing the 2015 SIPA Building Excellence Award Winners

The 13th Annual Structural Insulated Panel Association Building Excellence Awards were announced during the association’s 2015 Annual Meeting & Conference in Tucson, Arizona. Winning submissions demonstrated exceptional performance in quantifiable energy efficiency using structural insulated panels (SIPs); design and structural … Read more »

Posted in Buildings of the Year, Construction Industry News, Energy Efficiency, Frame Building News, Green Building, Green Products, Green Projects, In the Industry, Industry Honors, Low Rise Construction, Recyclable, Renewable, Rural Builder Green, Rural Builder Magazine, SIPs/ICFs, Sustainability | Tagged enercept, Energy Panel Structures, EPS, premier sips, sips, structural insulated panels | Leave a comment

NCI Building Systems named to 2015 Most Trustworthy Companies list by Forbes

NCI Building Systems, has been named by Forbes Magazine to its 2015 Most Trustworthy Companies in America list. The list, divided into Large, Mid and Small capitalization categories, ranked NCI as in the Mid-Cap category with a score of 91 … Read more »

Posted in Business and Management, Construction Industry News, Frame Building News, In the Industry, Industry Honors, Metal building systems, Products, RB May 2015, Rural Builder Magazine | Tagged Most Trustworthy Companies, nci building systems | Leave a comment

MBMA-sponsored research looks into how metal buildings react to seismic activity

The demand for safer buildings that aren’t prone to topple in face of natural disaster continues to motivate engineers in the metal building industry. Jerry Hatch, P.E., offers Rural Builder readers an update on research projects that the Metal Building … Read more »

Posted in Business and Management, Construction Industry News, In the Industry, Industry Experts, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal building systems, Metal Buildings, Products | Tagged MBMA, metal building manufacturers association, metal buildings | Leave a comment

New Englert Brochure Offers 67 Reasons To Choose Its Coil

Englert has announced the availability of its new, color, two-page brochure on coating quality titled “Why Choose Englert?” The new brochure outlines the 67 different steps Englert takes in testing and quality control to ensure customers of the highest metal … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, In the Industry, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing News, Supplier News | Tagged brochure, Englert, metal coating, Why Choose Englert? | Leave a comment

Palram Announces Logan Lumber to Distribute PALIGHT Trimboard

Palram Americas, a manufacturer of polycarbonate and PVC sheets, has partnered with Logan Lumber Co., a division of Weekes Forest Products, Inc. and recognized leader in the Florida building material market, to distribute the full line of PALIGHT Trimboard products. … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, In the Industry, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing News, Supplier News | Tagged Logan Lumber Co., Palight Trimboard products, Palram Americas, polycarbonate, PVC sheets, Weekes Forest Products | Leave a comment

2016 IRE Issues Call for Presentations Proposals

The 2016 International Roofing Expo (IRE) is seeking researchers, educators, consultants, technical experts and industry leaders to share their knowledge and business expertise as presenters for the educational conference program. Taking place February 17-19, 2016, at the Orange County Convention … Read more »

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Dynamic Fastener Releases New Tool & Fastener Hand Guide

Dynamic Fastener just released the newest version of its popular Tool and Fastener Hand Guide. This one-of-a-kind gem provides many answers to common and uncommon issues that arise in the metal building industry. The 132-page full color publication, provides clear … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Fasteners, In the Industry, Metal Builder, Metal Buildings, Metal Roofing, New Products, Product Guides, Products, Supplier News | Tagged dynamic fastener, metal building, metal roofing, tool and fastener hand guide | Leave a comment

Nonresidential Construction Employment Ticks up Despite Dismal Overall Jobs Report

Source: Associated Building Contractors “Today’s jobs report was a stunner and construction was not spared as the sector lost jobs for the first time in 15 months.” —ABC Chief Economist Anirban Basu. Nonresidential construction added 5,000 net new jobs in March, … Read more »

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The peculiar thing about a roof-only steel building

- By Eric Beavers – Kings were crowned because of it and cultures have been defined by it; history’s been made by it and wars have been started because of it; it’s shaped the borders of nations and today, TV … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, In the Industry, Industry Experts, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal Buildings, Metal Roofing, RB March 2015, Rural Builder Magazine | Tagged Armstrong Steel Buildings, Eric Beavers, metal building, roof-only structure | Leave a comment