In the Industry

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

The Importance of Snow Retention Layout

Metal Roofing Magazine Oct.-Nov. 2014

Education is key when installing a well-designed layout to prevent failure A snow retention system is an important factor in preventing damage to metal roofs from the buildup of ice and snow. Today’s most popular metal roofs are manufactured to … Read more »

Posted in Featured Magazine, In the Industry, Metal Builder, Metal Buildings, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, MR December 2013/January 2014, Products, Supplier News | Tagged Snow retention layout | Leave a comment

Simpson Strong-Tie concealed post base named to This Old House List of Top 100 products

Pleasanton, Calif. – This Old House has named the Simpson Strong-Tie® CPTZ concealed post base to its 4th annual “The TOH Top 100,” a list of the 100 best new home products of the year. The CPTZ concealed post base … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, In the Industry, Industry Experts, Industry Honors, Low Rise Construction, New Products, Products, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News, Top Products | Tagged concealed post base, CPTZ, post in concrete, Simpson Strong-Tie | Leave a comment

Heartland NFBA Chapter announces Building of the Year Award winners

Heartland Awards_National Barn

The Heartland Chapter of the National Frame Building Association held its annual convention and trade show, the Heartland NFBA Conference, Oct. 15-16, at the Hard Rock Casino of Tulsa. During a special award session, winners in six categories received plaques … Read more »

Posted in Buildings of the Year, Construction Industry News, Featured News, Frame Building News, Horse Barn Builder, Horse Barns, In the Industry, Industry Honors, Low Rise Construction, Post Frame, Post Frame Products, Products, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News | Tagged D G Construction Inc., Heartland Chapter, National Barn Company, national frame building association, nfba, Quality Structures | Leave a comment

Online Registration Open for the 2015 IRE

Online registration is now open for the 2015 International Roofing Expo [IRE], taking place February 24-26, 2015, at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La., USA. Online registration is available at www.TheRoofingExpo.com, where information is accessible 24-hours a day, … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Events, In the Industry, International Roofing Expo, Metal Builder, Metal Buildings, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing News, Products, Roofing Products | Tagged International Roofing Expo, IRE, metal roofing, online registration | Leave a comment

New Petersen Aluminum App Launches With Smartphone Giveaway

The comprehensive metal product resource app from Petersen Aluminum Corp. is now available for smartphones. This newest version of the app complements the existing tablet version to provide anytime access to metal product information wherever and whenever building professionals need … Read more »

Posted in Commercial/Institutional, Construction Industry News, In the Industry, Metal Builder, Metal Buildings, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing News, New Products, Products, Supplier News, Tools and Jobsite Equipment | Tagged metal product resource app, Petersen Aluminum, smartphone giveaway | Leave a comment

Varco Pruden Appoints New District Manager – Alan Johnson

MEMPHIS – Varco Pruden Buildings has named Alan Johnson district manager. His territory includes the majority of the Colorado market as well as part of Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, South Dakota and Wyoming. In this position, Johnson will be responsible … Read more »

Posted in Business and Management, Construction Industry News, In the Industry, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal building systems, Metal Buildings, Products, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News | Tagged Alan Johnson, varco pruden buildings, VP | Leave a comment

Nudo Products Announces Acquisition of Prime Panels Inc.

(Springfield, IL) – Nudo Products, Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of Prime Panels Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of specialized panels for use in agricultural, commercial, industrial and transportation applications.  Prime Panels is known for their extensive line … Read more »

Posted in Business and Management, Construction Industry News, Horse Barns, In the Industry, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal Buildings, Post Frame, Products, RB September 2014, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News | Tagged metal panels, metal wall panels, Nudo Products, Prime Panels | Leave a comment

ATAS Awarded Organization Certificate of Appreciation by CSI

ATAS was recognized with the “Organizational Certificate of Appreciation” award at the National CSI Conference in Baltimore on Sept. 12th, 2014. This is the highest award the Construction Specifications Institute can bestow on a firm, organization or association. It is … Read more »

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Van Mark Products Corp. Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

Van Mark Products Corporation is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2014. Founded in 1964 by Gene Van Cleave, Van Mark has become the worldwide leader in manufacturing portable jobsite bending brakes and installation tools for the residential and commercial construction … Read more »

Posted in Building Components, Business and Management, Construction Industry News, In the Industry, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal building systems, Metal Buildings, Metal Roofing, Post Frame Products, Products, Supplier News, Tools and Jobsite Equipment | Tagged 50th anniversary, bending brakes, Gene Van Cleave, portable jobsite equipment, Van Mark Corporation | Leave a comment

MBCI launches new customer-centric website

HOUSTON –  MBCI recently launched its new website at www.mbci.com. The new, responsive site is designed with the contractor, architect and specification writing professionals in mind and showcases a number of innovative features. It is compatible and easily navigable via … Read more »

Posted in Business and Management, Commercial/Institutional, Construction Industry News, FN November 2014, Frame Building News, In the Industry, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal building systems, Metal Buildings, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Metal Roofing News, Post Frame, Products, Reroofing, Residential, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News | Tagged MBCI, metal panels, metal roof, metal roofing, metal wall panels | Leave a comment