Business and Management

How-to information, news and tips to help improve the business and management of businesses in the industry.

NCI Building Systems named to 2015 Most Trustworthy Companies list by Forbes

NCI Building Systems, has been named by Forbes Magazine to its 2015 Most Trustworthy Companies in America list. The list, divided into Large, Mid and Small capitalization categories, ranked NCI as in the Mid-Cap category with a score of 91 … Read more »

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MBMA-sponsored research looks into how metal buildings react to seismic activity

The demand for safer buildings that aren’t prone to topple in face of natural disaster continues to motivate engineers in the metal building industry. Jerry Hatch, P.E., offers Rural Builder readers an update on research projects that the Metal Building … Read more »

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Nonresidential Construction Employment Ticks up Despite Dismal Overall Jobs Report

Source: Associated Building Contractors “Today’s jobs report was a stunner and construction was not spared as the sector lost jobs for the first time in 15 months.” —ABC Chief Economist Anirban Basu. Nonresidential construction added 5,000 net new jobs in March, … Read more »

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Liability insurance for rural builders: Is it really necessary?

- By Mark Ward, Sr. – Someone slips on the icy front stoop of your home. Your injured visitor sues but your liability is covered by your homeowners insurance. The ultimate irony, however, might be if you’re building a home … Read more »

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MCA working with IBHS on wind test research

In its most recent newsletter, the Metal Construction Association reports that the organization is working with the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS) to provide design and materials for roof/building wind-load testing that was scheduled for late March. … 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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MCA offering 50%-off membership dues for new members

The Metal Construction Association Executive Committee recently approved a 50% off discount on dues for new MCA members. It not only includes those who have never been an MCA member but also anyone who have not been a member for three years. The … Read more »

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Battling Condensation: Determining the Best Methods of Control

By Mark Mullins, FABRAL As suppliers and installers of metal roofing, we have all likely dealt with the issue of condensation. There are several control methods available, so the first consideration must be towards looking at the building construction to … Read more »

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Garland Recognized for Workplace Culture and Performance

The Garland Company, Inc. was recognized locally this year for financial performance and workplace culture, including receiving a coveted award among northeast Ohio businesses for the 15th consecutive year. Garland received the NorthCoast 99 award and The Plain Dealer Top … Read more »

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MBMA names 2015 board members and Innovation Award winner

CLEVELAND, OHIO – The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) approved its 2015 Board of Directors at the MBMA Annual Meeting held on December 10, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. The 2015 Board Members are: Tom Gilligan, Chairman, Butler Manufacturing Brad Curtis, … Read more »

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