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  • Innovative portable ‘Bar Pod’ sports doors from Schweiss Schweiss_BarPod4-MF- Hydraulic doors offer ease of operation and shaded area for patrons – HECTOR, Minn. – There was a time when a team of Clydesdales was the best way to deliver kegs to the thirsty beer lovers of America. Thanks to Bar Pods LLC, as well as Schweiss Doors, today’s beer lover can enjoy a ...
  • Options for post-frame builders just keep getting better Check out some of the newer products that made their Frame Building Expo debut in Louisville. American Building Components Commodity Panel Line Ideal for barns and storage projects, the Commodity panel line provides great value paired with the unparalleled quality you’ve come to expect from ABC. The Rustic Trail panel offers a unique look and feel with ...
  • Sealant: A Critical Step in Metal Roofing - By Mark Mullins, Fabral, Applications Engineer/Product Training Manager – The importance of the role of sealant in metal roofing cannot be stressed enough. One common myth when working with exposed fastener panels is that the combination of gravity and a 12” end lap is enough to prevent water from infiltrating the facility. This is a ...
  • Valspar announces graffiti-resistant system for coil & extrusion coatings MINNEAPOLIS  – Valspar has developed an ASTM-compliant graffiti-resistant system, which has been tested and approved for all Valspar Coil and Extrusion building products. Valspar has aligned with Graffiti Removal Services (GRS) to create a sustainable, cost-effective system. “We undertook this project to ensure that our customers’, and everyone throughout the value chain, performance and restoration needs ...
  • 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 position bringing more than 10 years of industry experience and knowledge. Abraham’s invaluable industry experience is not ...
  • 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 New Orleans’ Morial Convention Center, booth number #237. The AceClamp Wind Clamp for standing seam metal ...
  • Please Submit “the idea book” Projects ASAP! It’s that time of year again — we’re looking for signature roofing projects to feature in “the idea book.” We’ve still got a little time, but we need to have project photos and information here no later than Friday, February 27. “the idea book” will again examine signature metal roofing projects from an architectural viewpoint, highlighting the ...
  • 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 then determine the best method of controlling condensation. It’s crucial to have conversations with customers and ...
  • 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, Vice Chairman, Tyler Building Systems, L.P. Brad Robeson, Ex-Officio, NCI Building Systems, Inc. Jeff Carmean, Nucor Building Systems Chuck Haslebacher, ...
  • 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 end result is to settle for function. The award winning Municipal Operations Centre at Newmarket, Ontario, has ...
  • 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 a valuable resource for anyone involved in the low-rise commercial building market or who works ...
  • The State Of The Industry: 2015 Looks Bright Feb_March-MR15-CoverMost involved in the metal roofing industry are optimistic about the year ahead. The metal roofing industry had a positive year in 2014 over 2013 and most professionals in the metal roofing trade are optimistic about 2015 as well. Additionally, the construction industry in general saw growing demand in 2014 as contractors hired more employees and added ...
  • Atlas Roofing Hires Industry Leader Atlas Roofing Corp., an industry leader in the manufacturing of commercial and residential building materials, recently announced Tom Robertson’s role as Business Unit Manager for the Atlas Wall CI Division. He will oversee the Wall Insulation business unit and its success, including marketing, sales, product development and customer relationships. “Tom brings a tremendous depth of industry experience and a ...
  • Top 10 Products For Metal Roofers MR-TOP10 4CWe trust our readers. When they indicate they like something, it must be a good thing. Each year in Metal Roofing Magazine, we present the most current information on a variety of products — all related to metal roofing. These are called Product Profiles and Product Features. We offer manufacturers and suppliers a free opportunity to ...
  • 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 , February 24-26, 2015, at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Houzz will be exhibiting in booth #2513 on the show floor in the Business & Technology Pavilion. Visitors to the Houzz ...
  • Top 10 Products for rural builders February 2015 Rural BuilderIn every issue of both Rural Builder and Frame Building News we have a section called “Product Profile”. There, we showcase products for rural builders. Information and photos are sent to us by suppliers and manufacturers for free exposure in this special section of the magazines. When our readers take the time to circle our Reader ...
  • Top e-Guide Products for rural builders Requests for more information from our online e-Guides determine the winners of our annual Top eProducts. In 2014 the most requests were received for equestrian planning and construction from Wick Buildings; Retro-Pan insulation system from TVM Building Products; and the Master One-Steppers fastener from Leland Industries. Take a look at the results below. RB   Leland Industries ...
  • Battling Condensation: Determining the Best Method 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 then determine the best method of controlling condensation. It’s crucial to have conversations with ...
  • Petersen Metal Roof On New School Blends Well The new International Magnet School for Global Citizenship has opened in South Windsor, Connecticut, with the mission of creating a better world through education. As part of the Capitol Region Education Council, the school will foster the education and development of 530 students from pre-K through fifth grade. CREC is a non-profit, regional educational organization ...
  • 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 advancement and advocacy. “RCMA is thrilled to merge with the Reflective Roof Coatings Institute,” said John ...