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Drexel Metals Joins Metal Roofing Alliance

Drexel Metals has joined marketing forces with other metal roofing manufacturers by signing on as a member of the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA). The MRA was formed with the goal of educating residential consumers about the styles and benefits of … Read more »

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RCMA Merges With The RRCI

The Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA) and the Reflective Roof Coatings Institute (RRCI) have merged together into one industry association, which will continue to advance, promote and expand the national and international market for roof coatings through education, outreach, technical … Read more »

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Levi’s Building Components hires national sales manager

Levi’s Building Components has hired Chris Ray as National Sales Manager. As a new addition to the Levi’s Building Components team, Ray brings over 30 years of leadership experience gained from working in a variety of industries and the public … Read more »

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Palram Partners with Snavely Forest Products to distribute PALIGHT Trimboard

Kutztown, PA – Palram Americas, a leading manufacturer of polycarbonate and PVC sheets, has partnered with Snavely Forest Products, a recognized distribution leader in the wholesale lumber and building products industry, to offer the full line of PALIGHT® Trimboard products. … Read more »

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OSHA communications on distracted driving and injury reporting

- By Gary Auman – Recent communications from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will have an effect on workplace practices regarding cell phone use and injury-reporting requirements. Employees and Distracted Driving How often do you talk on your cell … Read more »

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Metal of Honor Awards: Vote For The Best Supplier In The Metal Roofing Industry!

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Just like you, Metal Roofing Magazine is looking for the best of the best suppliers in the metal roofing industry. Last year, you helped us find 39 of them and we honored them with the 10th annual Metal of Honor … Read more »

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ABC predicts continued construction industry growth in 2015

ABC economist expects a rise in backlog, construction employment and nonresidential spending WASHINGTON, D.C. – Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) forecasts a steady and ongoing economic recovery for the U.S. commercial and industrial construction industries in 2015. The reasonably brisk … Read more »

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New Perma-Column drill-set bracket for 3-ply laminated columns & 4″ or wider posts

In response to customer requests, Perma-Column has introduced a drill-set bracket that accommodates 4″ or wider posts and three-ply laminated columns. Two SW60 Universal brackets on adjacent sides of a post are often used so the anchor flange does not … Read more »

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Buying a new vs. used rollformer: What’s best for you?

Research a necessity to ensure the better decision for your operation By Joe Repovs, Founder, Samco Machinery TORONTO, December 2, 2014 – Successful businesses are run by people who are prudent with how money is spent or re-invested into the … Read more »

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AWC announces self-directed study program

LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council is now offering a complimentary self-directed learning program on designing with wood. Courses are related to the use of traditional and engineered wood products for residential and commercial applications and are available on … Read more »

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