In the Industry

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

‘Built in America’ TV Show to Feature Simpson Strong-Tie on April 27

Pleasanton, Calif. – Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, will be featured on the television show Built in America on the FOX Business Network on Sunday, April 27, at 10:30 a.m. Pacific/1:30 p.m. Eastern. The … Read more »

Posted in Building Components, Business and Management, Construction Industry News, Fasteners, Frame Building News, In the Industry, Products, Profiles, Rural Builder Magazine | Tagged anchoring adhesives, including connectors, moment frames, pre-fabricated shearwalls, Simpson Strong-Tie | Leave a comment

Roll-Kraft honored by visit from Ohio Supreme Court Justice

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Sharon L. Kennedy visited Roll-Kraft on her recent trip to northeast Ohio.  She met with Roll-Kraft president, Chuck Gehrisch, and several other of the company’s management team.  She toured the Roll-Kraft headquarters facility in Mentor, Ohio, … Read more »

Posted in Business and Management, Construction Industry News, Frame Building News, In the Industry, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Metal Roofing News, Products, Roll Formers, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News | Tagged chuck gehrisch, ohio supreme court justice, roll forming, roll-kraft, sharon l kennedy | Leave a comment

Advanced Architectural offers new product line and redesigned website

Advanced Architectural has a new product line and a re-designed website. Newly offered are snap lock panels, radius and u-panels. Snap Lock Panels is a great choice for commercial and some residential structures.  Numerous choices make for installation in almost … Read more »

Posted in Business and Management, Commercial/Institutional, Construction Industry News, In the Industry, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Metal Roofing News, Products, Residential, Roofing Products, Supplier News | Tagged Advanced Architectural, radius panels, snap lock panels, u-panels | Leave a comment

LMCurbs reaches 20-year milestone as strategic distributor for S-5!

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO. — S-5!®, the well-respected authority on attachment technology for the metal roofing industry, is proud to announce its twenty-year association with LMCurbs®, the single-source supplier of top-of-the-line metal roofing accessories. Impressively, LMCurbs has sold over eight million … Read more »

Posted in Business and Management, Commercial/Institutional, Construction Industry News, In the Industry, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal Buildings, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Metal Roofing News, Products, Reroofing, Residential, Roofing Products, Rural Builder Magazine, Solar, Supplier News | Tagged ColorGard, LM Curbs, LMCurbs, metal roofing accessories, S-5!, S-5-pv kit, s5, X-Gard | Leave a comment

Virginia Tech course addresses post-frame design issues

A May 21-22 short course at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va., will address a number of wood-frame design topics to include several that directly relate to post-frame building design. “Advanced Design Topics in Wood Construction Engineering” will offer a buffet … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Events, FN April 2014, Frame Building News, In the Industry, Industry Experts, Low Rise Construction, Post Frame, Post Frame News, Post Frame Products, Post-Frame Technique, Products, Rural Builder Magazine | Tagged post frame, post-frame, wood-frame design | Leave a comment

Ashland to increase global prices of powders used in construction materials

WILMINGTON, Del. – Ashland Specialty Ingredients, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), is increasing the price of its Aquapas™ redispersible powders globally. Aquapas redispersible powders are used in a wide variety of construction applications, including external insulating foam … Read more »

Posted in Business and Management, Construction Industry News, Frame Building News, In the Industry, Metal Roofing Magazine, Post Frame Products, Products, Roofing Products, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News | Tagged aquapas, ashland specialty ingredients, redispersible powders | Leave a comment

Ron Sutton receives Perkins Award

At the 2014 Frame Building Expo in Nashville, the NFBA presented the distinguished Bernon G. Perkins Award to Ron Sutton of Morton Buildings. The award, given annually to an outstanding industry professional, was named after the man who furthered the … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Events, FN April 2014, Frame Building Expo, Frame Building News, In the Industry, Industry Experts, Industry Honors, Low Rise Construction, Post Frame, Post Frame News, Post-Frame Technique, Profiles, Rural Builder Magazine | Tagged bernon g perkins award, morton buildings, national frame building association, nfba, post frame, post-frame, ron sutton | Leave a comment

Crew Foreman of the Month: Jonathan Fisher

- By Jane Martinsons, NFBA Staff Writer – - Leading the Way in High-Quality Post-Frame Construction: Jonathan Fisher’s work and leadership win recognition – If anyone can spot a trend in post-frame construction, it’s Jonathan Fisher, a crew foreman for … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, FN April 2014, Frame Building News, In the Industry, Industry Experts, Industry Honors, Low Rise Construction, Post Frame, Post Frame News, Post-Frame Technique, Rural Builder Magazine | Tagged Crew foreman of the month, jonathan fisher, kauffman metals, national frame building association, nfba, post frame, post-frame | Leave a comment

Metalmaster Roofmaster success story featured

The story of how Metalmaster Roofmaster began as a small gutter and downspout business and grew into one of the largest commercial sheet metal and roofing contractors in North America is told in a six-page article in the March issue … Read more »

Posted in Business and Management, Construction Industry News, Gutter Products, In the Industry, Metal Builder, Products, Profiles, Roofing Products, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News | Tagged Metal Master Roof Master, Metal Roof Snow Guard, Metalmaster Roofmaster, Roof Attachments, Sno Gem, SnoGem, snow retention | Leave a comment

Unique Gutter Manufacturer

By Sharon Glorioso Hard work, motivation and superior products are what keep this company profitable. Back in 1991, after getting laid off by a large commercial construction company, Dave Garrety went to work for a friend who ran his own … Read more »

Posted in Business and Management, GO-Winter 2014, Gutter Machines, Gutter Opportunities, Gutters, In the Industry, Industry Experts, Metal Roofing Magazine, MR April/May 2014, Supplier News | Tagged Garrity Manufacturing, gutter systems, roll formed seamless gutters | Leave a comment