Industry Experts

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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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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Big Crowds Attend the 2015 IRE In The Big Easy

Industry professionals full of energy and excitement filled the halls of the Morial Convention Center to take part in three days of education, networking and a bustling tradeshow floor at the 2015 International Roofing Expo [IRE]. Taking place from February … Read more »

Posted in Building Components, Construction Industry News, Events, Fasteners, Green Building, Green Products, Industry Experts, International Roofing Expo, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal building systems, Metal Buildings, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing News, Metal Shingles, New Products, Products, Reroofing, Residential, Roll Formers, Roofing Products, Solar, Supplier News, Tools and Jobsite Equipment, Underlayments, Vertical Panels | Tagged International Roofing Expo, IRE 2015, metal roofing, NRCA | Leave a comment

Vikings Stadium construction gets a spring thaw in the depths of winter

MINNEAPOLIS — The Vikings Stadium is going up steadily despite this winter’s extreme weather conditions. But how can outdoor construction move forward, even in the dead of winter? One Minnesota business helps make it possible — even on the coldest … Read more »

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Fabral promotes Scott Abraham to Territory Sales Manager

Lancaster, Pennsylvania – Fabral announces the promotion of Scott Abraham to Territory Sales Manager for the regions of northwest Minnesota and North Dakota. Abraham has worked at Fabral since February 2014 as Business Development Manager and now transitions into this … Read more »

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AceClamp/PMC Industries to introduce two new fastening solutions for solar

PLAINVILLE, Conn. – AceClamp/PMC Industries will introduce the AceClamp Wind Clamp and the AceClamp Wire Management Clip, two new fastening solutions for solar standing seam metal roof applications, at the International Roofing Expo, Feb. 24-26. The exhibition takes place at … 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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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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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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