Business and Management

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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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MCA elects officers and board of directors at 2015 Winter Meeting

The Metal Construction Association held annual elections for its officers and board of directors at the 2015 Winter Meeting in Indian Wells, California. The 2015 Officers and Board of Directors include: •    Chair: Karl Hielscher, Metl-Span •    Chair Elect: Norbert … Read more »

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Schweiss Doors part of winning Ontario municipal building

Municipal building awarded for innovation, environmentally friendly features HECTOR, Minn. – In a perfect world, the construction of a municipal building would be highlighted by both form and function. Most times, because the budget is determined by taxpayer dollars, the … Read more »

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Strong jobs report boosted by construction

The U.S. construction industry added 39,000 jobs in January, including 12,700 net new nonresidential jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) preliminary estimate released Feb. 6. December’s estimate was revised downward from 48,000 to 44,000 net new jobs. … Read more »

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MBMA 2014 Annual Report now available for free download

The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) has released its 2014 Annual Report, which highlights the technical research, sustainability innovations, industry advocacy, safety preparation and educational programs the association has undertaken over the past year.  The report, titled First Choice, is … Read more »

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Houzz Joins the 2015 International Roofing Expo

Houzz, a leading online platform for home remodeling and design, will debut as an exhibitor at the 2015 International Roofing Expo [IRE], February 24-26, 2015, at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Houzz will be exhibiting in … 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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