In the Industry

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

Utah Metal Roofing Manufacturer Finding Ways To Pay It Forward

Everyone has a story. The story of David “Homie” Mulcahy, a custom metal manufacturer and fabricator in Utah, is truly like no other. Growing up in East Los Angeles – Highland Park to be specific – Mulcahy easily found trouble … Read more »

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National Coatings Enhances their Reach in Northern Texas

National Coatings Corporation (NCC), a leading manufacturer and supplier of durable, energy efficient, cool roof coatings, is pleased to announce the addition of the Dunne Company Incorporated of Dallas, TX, to National Coatings’ Gulf States Regional Team. Bill Dunne Jr. … Read more »

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ABC predicts continued construction industry growth in 2015

ABC economist expects a rise in backlog, construction employment and nonresidential spending WASHINGTON, D.C. – Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) forecasts a steady and ongoing economic recovery for the U.S. commercial and industrial construction industries in 2015. The reasonably brisk … Read more »

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Englert Names New Pittsburgh FSC Manager

Jeffrey Cordes has been named manager of Englert’s Pittsburgh Field Service Center, responsible for the warehousing and distribution of Englert roofing, wall panel and gutter products in the Western Pennsylvania market. Cordes has more than 13 years’ experience in logistics … Read more »

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ABC Supply Opens Two More Branches

BELOIT, Wis. – In recent weeks, building products distributor ABC Supply Co. Inc. has opened two more branches – one in Philadelphia and the other in Newnan, Georgia. The Philadelphia store provides a second ABC location for contractors working within … Read more »

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Buying a new vs. used rollformer: What’s best for you?

Research a necessity to ensure the better decision for your operation By Joe Repovs, Founder, Samco Machinery TORONTO, December 2, 2014 – Successful businesses are run by people who are prudent with how money is spent or re-invested into the … Read more »

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RHEINZINK Roof Helps Replicate 16th Century Look and Feel for New Barn

At the end of a dirt road in southern Vermont is a stunning timber and stone residence designed to resemble a small medieval Anglo-Norman manor house originally constructed in the 16th century. According to the owners, a husband and wife … 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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Time lapse video: Minnesota McDonald’s constructed in 3 minutes

- New McDonald’s Restaurant Construction Captured With Time Lapse Cameras From brinnoUSA – Two time lapse cameras from brinnoUSA were recently used by professional photographer, Josh Banks, to film the construction of Courtesy Corporation’s newest McDonald’s restaurant located in Rochester, … Read more »

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Construction Backlog Indicator Reaches Another All-Time High

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is reporting that its Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) reached a new all-time high during the third quarter of 2014 at 8.8 months, eclipsing the previous all-time high of 8.5 months in the second quarter of … Read more »

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