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  • Ventco offers updated flyers for ProfileVent and Hip&RidgeVent Ventco®  has updated it flyers for ProfileVent and Hip&RidgeVent products. ProfileVent is now available in 3-foot sticks as well as a single-layer ridge vent on a roll. This new flyer details all product and freight specs. ProfileVent is specifically cut to fit 47 metal roofing profiles, more than any other ventilation system manufacturer, to perfectly match a ...
  • TFC Expands Line of Blazer Drill Screws for Attaching Sheeting Over Rigid Insulation Triangle Fastener Corporation (Pittsburgh, PA) expanded its line of BLAZER® Drill Screws with new sizes designed to attach metal panels over rigid insulation. These unique screws have two different threads with a gap in between that eliminates jacking of the panel during installation. FEATURES AND BENEFITS A special ¼-14 “high thread” under the screw’s head secures the ...
  • MFM Building Products introduces new DeckWrap product DeckWrap PowerBond from MFM Building ProductsCoshocton, Ohio – MFM Building Products has introduced DeckWrap™ PowerBond™, a self-adhering waterproofing membrane that protects the surface of the wood with a patented PowerBond adhesive system. The membrane aggressive bonds to wood or metal surfaces at temperatures as low as 25°F (-4°C). The membrane also is self-sealing around nails, screws, punctures and other fasteners. The self-sealing ...
  • McElroy Metal Adds Solar Panels To California Manufacturing Plant Because you can never save too much, McElroy Metal has added solar panels to a second manufacturing facility that will more than offset the plant’s electrical usage and show a return on investment in approximately three years. Almost five years ago, McElroy re-roofed its manufacturing facility in Peachtree City, Georgia, and topped the standing seam roofing ...
  • Greg Knight Acquires Komppa Machinery Group Inc. Business to be Renamed Knight Manufacturing. Milwaukee-based business owner Greg Knight has acquired Komppa Machinery Group Inc. (KMG), a Brookfield-based manufacturer of roll forming machinery. Marcus Poppler has joined Knight as a minority owner of the company. The company is to be renamed Knight Manufacturing, and will continue to manufacture roll forming machinery in the United States. ...
  • Ventco Now Offers Product Line Direct; Customers Save Money  Ventco Inc. is now offering its ProfileVent ventilation products at a savings by selling direct to customers, who get factory pricing and free freight with the same trusted performance. Industry proven for more than 20 years, ProfileVent is still the only ventilation system in its category with a Class A Fire Rating and more testing behind ...
  • New Products at the 2018 Frame Building Expo Levi’s Building Components – 
Snow Defender 7500 Deco Based on the design of the popular Snow Defender 6500, this new color-matched, 304 stainless steel model has the more traditional, historic look of a cast snowguard. The decorative cutouts are embossed for increased strength, and the proven attachment method using set screws means it will last the ...
  • AceClamp Receives Key Patent After a lengthy testing and development cycle and a bit of industry controversy, PMC Industries surprised the roofing industry with a recent announcement that the United States Patent Office issued a patent for their exciting new snow-retention product, the AceClamp® Color Snap® (#9,850,661). Earlier this year, industry forums were ablaze with rumors of a conflict between ...
  • Beckers’ BeckryTech Offers Durability & Flexibility As one of the world’s largest coil coatings supplier, with more than 150 years in the industry, Beckers knows a thing or two about high-quality coatings. So, when our customers need a high-performance coating designed to last 40+ years, with great color and gloss retention, we recommend BeckryTech Super-Durable Polyester. BeckryTech is based on a resin ...
  • Ventco now offers product line direct profile vent from ventcoVentco Inc. is now offering its ProfileVent® ventilation products at a savings by selling direct to customers, who get factory pricing and free freight with the same trusted performance. Industry proven for more than 20 years, ProfileVent is still the only ventilation system in its category with a Class A Fire Rating and more testing behind it ...
  • Metal Wall Panels Enhance Façade, Boost Viability Of Struggling Mall Before its amazing transformation, Hanover Square in Hanover Park, Illinois, was a failing, barely 50 percent-leased strip center with few redeeming qualities. “It was completely run-down and had to have been one of the least attractive strip centers in the area,” said David Cornes, principal at David Cornes Architect in Chicago. One constraint Cornes faced in ...
  • S-5! Introduces SolarFoot For Exposed Fastener Panels The new SolarFoot is made for exposed fastener metal roofing with the strength, quality and time-proven integrity S-5! is known for. The SolarFoot, with four points of attachment, provides an ideal mounting platform to attach the L-Foot of a rail-mounted solar system or other ancillaries to the roof. The SolarFoot ensures a durable weathertight solution for ...
  • TFC Launches A Full Line Of 304 Stainless Steel Bi-Metal Drill Screws Triangle Fastener Corporation (TFC) of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, recently announced the availability of a full line of 304 stainless steel bi-metal self-drilling screws. Bi-metal screws have heads and threads made of 304 stainless steel providing exceptional corrosion resistance and ductility. A hardened carbon steel drill point welded to a stainless steel body, which allows the screw to ...
  • InterCoat ChemGuard—A New Type of Corrosion Protection Permanent corrosion protection is more effective and less expensive than standard heavy-zinc galvanize A coil coater and manufacturer of proprietary coating chemistries has recently introduced InterCoat ChemGuard, a new type of corrosion protection for galvanized steel. InterCoat ChemGuard uses a new type of coating technology that uses covalent bonds and enhances the effectiveness of zinc and substantially improves ...
  • New Window Options for Safe-Way Doors Regency MaderaSafe-Way Door has started offering new window options for both its Regency Madera and Ambient door lines. Pencil groove doors with “commercial-style” windows are now available for the Regency Madera. The Regency Madera replicates the look of natural stained wood in either oak or rosewood, constructed of heavy-gauge steel inside and out and then insulated with ...
  • Novagard Solutions Announces Launch of NovaUltra Product Novagard Solutions®, a manufacturer of premium silicone sealants and adhesives, introduces NovaUltra Adhesive Sealant to their premium silicone adhesive and sealant product offering. This newest silicone product has a higher tensile strength, higher elongation and superior adhesion properties perfect for use in challenging installation applications. NovaUltra Adhesive Sealant is a neutral cure silicone sealant that offers ...
  • New ASTM International Standard Helps Monitor Building Sealants A new ASTM International standard will help manufacturers and regulators better understand how building sealants change once they have been compressed or stretched. The new standard (C1815) was developed by ASTM International’s committee on building seals and sealants (C24). “Think about the last time you rolled out pizza dough,” says ASTM International member Christopher White, a ...
  • Schweiss Doors founder Mike Schweiss featured in news piece on Minneapolis television station FAIRFAX, MN – Mike Schweiss, founder and owner of Schweiss Doors, was recently featured in a television news feature titled, “Small Town Minnesota Door Business Goes Galactic.” In the interview produced by WCCO-TV of Minneapolis, Schweiss explains how he got into the business and how it’s grown. During the three-minute feature, WCCO reporter John Lauritsen details some ...
  • Beckers Launches New Coating Line for Garage Doors Beckers has launched a newly-formulated coil coating system that is designed to keep garage doors looking new. BeckryGard reduces scuffs, scratches and other abrasive damage created during manufacturing, shipping, installation and everyday use. BeckryGard is also durable enough to protect against elemental deterrents like UV radiation, water, and salt. Its super durable resin helps prevent chalking and fading, ...
  • Old School Construction, New School Materials A General Contractor with a penchant for self-performing the critical path values efficiency in process and products An old adage proclaims “If you want something done right, do it yourself.” Doing it all would be virtually impossible in today’s commercial construction where complex building systems, vast arrays of material choices, design configurations, and countless other variables ...