In the Industry

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

Randy Ridenour: Winner of the 2014 Bernon G. Perkins Award

Each year, the National Frame Building Association bestows its highest honor—the Bernon G. Perkins Award—on one individual. The name of the award recognizes a pioneer of the post-frame industry, Bernon G. Perkins, who furthered the pole building’s evolution from a … Read more »

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NFBA recognizes 2014 Buildings of the Year

The announcement of the Buildings of the Year Awards is one of the highlights of the annual Frame Building Expo. A large audience gathered for the National Frame Building Association awards luncheon at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, … Read more »

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2015 Gold Key voting is now open!

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Annually for the past 33 years, Rural Builder has sponsored a contest where builders vote for their favorite suppliers. Companies that receive the most votes receive a Gold Key Award, which allows them bragging rights and special advertising privileges. Winners … Read more »

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Frame Building Expo takes Louisville by storm

April 2015 Frame Building News

- By Beth Schaefer – Closed schools across the state. Nine inches of snow. Sub-zero temps. Cancelled flights. Public transportation awry. Unplowed streets and snowed-over sidewalks. That’s right—during the third week of February 2015, the city of Louisville, Kentucky, was … Read more »

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Drexel Metals Comes To Rescue Pennsylvania Audubon Society

When board members of the Bucks County Audubon Society (BCAS) in New Hope, Pennsylvania, were looking for help with a leaking roof on their historic building, they only had to search as far as a supportive member. Dick Carroll, the … Read more »

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Englert Service Centers To Hold Customer Appreciation Days In April

Field Service Centers at four Englert, Inc. locations will be holding Customer Appreciation Days during April, offering special promotions and pricing on metal roofing accessories, gutter products, trim coil and the Englert brand gutter screens, MicroGuard and SureGuard. The annual … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Gutter Products, Gutters, In the Industry, Metal Builder, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing News, Products, Roofing Products, Supplier News, Tools and Jobsite Equipment | Tagged Field Service Centers at four Englert, gutter products, Inc. locations will be holding Customer Appreciation Days during April, MicroGuard and SureGuard., offering special promotions and pricing on metal roofing accessories, trim coil and the Englert brand gutter screens | Leave a comment

2015 Best on the Block post-frame products named

The ballots are in and the votes have been counted. At the Frame Building Expo in Louisville in February, visitors were given a chance to vote on their favorite post-frame products featured in a special “Builders Block” area of the … Read more »

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InterWrap Shows Its Improved Titanium UDL25 AT IRE

InterWrap recently showed its new and improved Titanium UDL25 featuring a Sure-Foot slip resistant walking surface at the International Roofing Expo (IRE). Now all Titanium models of underlayment incorporate the same patented slip resistant nodular walking service that has helped … Read more »

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Garland Releases New Sustainable Solutions Brochure

Garland recently introduced a newly designed Sustainable Solutions brochure and an accompanying interactive version to help customers easily identify long-lasting, durable and eco-responsible building envelope solutions. The Garland Company, Inc. has long been at the forefront of sustainable design, promoting … Read more »

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Hydroswing announces new strategic partnership with GS Global Resources

Carlsbad, California –  Hydroswing® North America, a world leader in single panel hydraulic door systems, has announced a new strategic partnership with GS Global Resources (GSGR).  Since 1972, GSGR (headquartered in New Berlin, Wisconsin) has been at the forefront of … Read more »

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