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  • Know the Proper Tools for Metal Panel Installation There are three types of tools that are typically used to drive screws to attach metal roofing or sidewall panels on structures. All three types of tools are comparable in price but only one is industry-preferred to use. Leland Industries provides this look at the advantages and disadvantages of each. Specialty Screw guns: The industry-preferred tool ...
  • One BIG Tip for Prolonging the Life of Metal Panel No other tools strike fear in the hearts of metal panel and fastener manufacturers alike than impact drivers and impact drills; yet, no other screw-driving tools equally delight installers. And therein lays a monumental problem. Impact drivers and drills are just too powerful for the panel that the small-but-mighty screw is designed to hold and ...
  • Unique Schweiss Glass Bifold Doors Open New Kings Stadium Entrance The new Sacramento Kings Golden 1 Center seats 17,500 in its modern arena. Schweiss Doors engineered and built five bifold, strap latch main entrance doors made of a combination of steel and aluminum frames. Three of the doors measured 29' x 41.5' and the other two are 29.4' x 41.5' each with respective clear openings of 32' and 28.8'. ©Paul Crosby Architectural PhotographySchweiss Doors engineered and built five one-of-a-kind bifold strap latch doors that greet visitors at the entrance of the Sacramento Kings Stadium, Golden 1 Center, in downtown Sacramento, California. The $507 million multi-purpose indoor arena was officially opened Sept. 30, 2016. The 17,500-seat arena will host concerts, conventions and other sporting and entertainment events. Three of of the Schweiss doors measured ...
  • S-5! Brings Back Hogan as Business Development Director Frank HoganS-5! has brought back Frank Hogan to fill the newly-created position of Business Development Director. According to the company, the move was taken to deepen relationships with the company’s OEM market to maintain market share and capture additional sales opportunities. Hogan, who served as a national sales representative and field support manager for S-5! in the United ...
  • Leland Industries Expands Into New Addition Leland IndustriesLeland Industries Inc., a domestic producer of metal building fasteners since 1984, has added 50,000 square feet to its manufacturing plant and warehouse to meet growing demands for quality metal and post-frame building fasteners. The addition was completed earlier in 2016, but work continued with equipment upgrades. New machines were installed and existing machines re-located, all the while maintaining production levels dictated by a demanding ...
  • PPG Introduces DURASTAR ULTRA-COOL Coil Coatings PPG has introduced DURASTAR ULTRA-COOL coatings, which combine an advanced silicone-modified polyester (SMP) coatings formulation with infrared-reflective (IR-reflective) pigments to enhance the beauty and extend the service life of metal roofing, siding, panels and other building components. Durastar ULTRA-Cool coatings incorporate new polyester-based resin, crosslinking and tinting technologies to protect industrial, agricultural, storage and other types ...
  • Iconic Metal Architecture Defines, Unites Corporate Facility Located on a highly visible urban infill site in Clarksville, Tennessee, the new Workforce Essentials headquarters and career training center is situated at a “gateway entry” intersection to the downtown district. The new 40,000-square-foot facility consolidates services that had been provided at agency offices previously scattered around the city. After initially considering renovation of an aging ...
  • Research Shows Radiant Barrier Market Continues to Grow The radiant barrier market continues to grow, in part due to global warming, according to a third-party research firm. Persistence Market Research (PMR), based in New York City, recently published their report, “Radiant Barrier Market: Global Industry Analysis and Forecast 2016-2026”. In addition to a brief overview of how radiant barriers work, what materials are used and their ...
  • Safe-Way Door Announces New Ambient Series Safe-Way DoorSafe-Way Door has added a new door to its lineup of high-density polyurethane insulated garage doors. Combining ruggedness and good looks with the benefit of an R-Value of 17.68, the new Ambient line is geared toward residential, commercial and industrial applications where superior insulating ability is desired. The high-density polyurethane core gives the Ambient line its ...
  • Metal Building Industry Pioneers Inducted into Metal Construction Hall of Fame CLEVELAND, OHIO – The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) inducted three industry pioneers into the 2016 Metal Construction Hall of Fame. As noteworthy contributors to the metal building industry’s early development, Wilbur Larkin, Jack Hatcher and Johnie Schulte became inaugural members of the Metal Construction Hall of Fame new “Founders” category. The new category recognizes individuals ...
  • MFM Building Products Ultra HT Wind & Water Seal Complies With CSA Acceptance Criteria MFM Building Products, a manufacturer of a full envelope of waterproofing and weather barrier products for the building industry, recently announced that its Ultra HT Wind & Water Seal high temperature roofing underlayment complies with CSA 123.22-08 “Self-Adhering Polymer Modified Bituminous Sheet Materials Used as Steep Roofing Underlayment for Ice Dam Protection.” The evaluation was ...
  • EDCO Products, Inc. Unveils New Colors To Infiniti Roofing Line  EDCO Products, a Minnesota-based manufacturer of residential and commercial exterior building products, announced the introduction of five additional colors to their extremely popular Infiniti Roofing line, which launched earlier this year. Infiniti Roofing, with its multi-tone layering, permanent thermal-fused texture and Whisper Quiet technology, was a breakthrough in the metal roofing industry and further solidified EDCO’s ...
  • Registration for 2017 Frame Building Expo Now Open Registration for the 50th Frame Building Expo is now open.  The Frame Building Expo is the nation’s largest annual trade event for post-frame builders, suppliers, manufacturers, structural engineers and code and design professionals. This year’s Expo consolidates the latest training, workshops and product information under one roof at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center ...
  • European Patent Office grants TFC patent on VRT Technology 35mm_roof-light_300Triangle Fastener Corporation has received patent protection by the European Patent Office for its VRT® (Vibration Resistant Thread) technology. The patent (Europe Patent No. 2286097) will be recognized in the following countries: Austria, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, UK, Belgium, Switzerland, Poland, Turkey, Czech Republic, Hungary, and Luxembourg. This is in addition to its VRT patents in ...
  • McElroy Metal Now Offering Cor-Ten AZP Raw  McElroy Metal has added Cor-Ten AZP Raw to its product line, offering the look of aged or weathered roofing and cladding. Cor-Ten AZP Raw is a fluoropolymer coating system that uses cool pigment technology that McElroy Metal applies over Galvalume coated steel sheet. It’s available in a variety of McElroy Metal standing seam and through-fastened panel profiles. ...
  • MFM Building Products Unveils New Peel & Seal Retail Packing MFM Building Products, a manufacturer of a full envelope of waterproofing and weather barrier products for the building industry, is pleased to introduce Peel & Seal Aluminum in new shrink-wrapped and labeled retail packaging units. Peel & Seal is the original, self-stick roll roofing waterproofing membrane specifically designed for low-slope/low-pitch residential and commercial applications. Traditionally, Peel ...
  • MBMA Guide for Inspecting Metal Building Systems Now Available The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) has released its new Guide for Inspecting Metal Building Systems. This comprehensive guide is available for online purchase, in print or PDF format, at www.techstreet.com/mbma. Its target audience consists of general contractors and erectors, design professionals, building officials, owner’s representatives, and others who are involved in project delivery. Expert input for ...
  • Dec. 1 Deadline for Post-Frame ‘Building of the Year’ Applications Applications are being accepted now through December 1 for the 2016 Building of the Year competition sponsored by the National Frame Building Association. Only post-frame buildings are eligible. The 2016 Building of the Year contest consists of 24 award categories plus a Judges’ Award. NFBA’s redesigned awards program allows builder member companies to compete against builder ...
  • PPG To Highlight New DURASTAR ULTRA-COOL Coatings PPG (NYSE:PPG) will debut its newly reformulated DURASTAR ULTRA-COOL silicone-modified polyester (SMP) coatings and exhibit its flagship line of DURANAR high-performance coatings during METALCON 2016 at the Baltimore Convention Center, Oct. 26-28. PPG also will host an “Oktoberfest Around the World” celebration at its booth during the event. Reformulated to meet the increasingly rigorous demands of ...
  • Levi’s Building Components Introduces New Ridge Vent Levi's ridge ventLevi’s has introduced FloVent R120 Metal Roof Ridge Vent into its extensive offerings of metal roofing components. The polyether foam construction of FloVent R120 prevents weather element damage by compressing and conforming to every void between the ridge cap and the roof panel. FloVent R120 fits any roof panel configuration and can be used with any ...