In the Industry

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

Petersen Metal Roof On New School Blends Well

The new International Magnet School for Global Citizenship has opened in South Windsor, Connecticut, with the mission of creating a better world through education. As part of the Capitol Region Education Council, the school will foster the education and development … Read more »

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Drexel Metals Joins Metal Roofing Alliance

Drexel Metals has joined marketing forces with other metal roofing manufacturers by signing on as a member of the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA). The MRA was formed with the goal of educating residential consumers about the styles and benefits of … Read more »

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RCMA Merges With The RRCI

The Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA) and the Reflective Roof Coatings Institute (RRCI) have merged together into one industry association, which will continue to advance, promote and expand the national and international market for roof coatings through education, outreach, technical … Read more »

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DBCI enlists DSI as distributor for Northeast

- Regional door company will offer Curl-Lok in seven states – Douglasville, GA – Rollup door manufacturer DBCI announces a new partnership with DSI Distribution out of Framingham, Massachusetts. DSI will service all DBCI commercial door requests in Massachusetts, Connecticut, … Read more »

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Nudo Products announces acquisition of Marlite, Inc.

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Nudo Products Inc. announced its acquisition of Marlite, Inc. Headquartered in Dover, Ohio, Marlite is known in the architectural community for designing, developing and manufacturing advanced panel solutions for interior spaces in a variety of market segments, … Read more »

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2015 IRE To Offer Robust Conference Program

Roofing professionals seeking a multi-track educational conference program to enrich their business development should register today to attend the 2015 International Roofing Expo [IRE], February 24-26, 2015, at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Taking place Tuesday … Read more »

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Atlas Roofing Appoints New VP of Sales and Marketing

Atlas Roofing Corp., an industry leader in the manufacturing of commercial and residential building materials, announced Steve Heaton will oversee product sales and marketing for the polyiso division including Atlas Roof Insulation and the Wall CI Board. He will succeed … Read more »

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Levi’s Building Components hires national sales manager

Levi’s Building Components has hired Chris Ray as National Sales Manager. As a new addition to the Levi’s Building Components team, Ray brings over 30 years of leadership experience gained from working in a variety of industries and the public … Read more »

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Palram Partners with Snavely Forest Products to distribute PALIGHT Trimboard

Kutztown, PA – Palram Americas, a leading manufacturer of polycarbonate and PVC sheets, has partnered with Snavely Forest Products, a recognized distribution leader in the wholesale lumber and building products industry, to offer the full line of PALIGHT® Trimboard products. … Read more »

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OSHA communications on distracted driving and injury reporting

- By Gary Auman – Recent communications from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will have an effect on workplace practices regarding cell phone use and injury-reporting requirements. Employees and Distracted Driving How often do you talk on your cell … Read more »

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