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  • National Hardware Launches Decorative Interior Sliding Door Hardware LAKE FOREST, Calif. – High-quality interior sliding door kits are being offered by National Hardware beginning in August 2015. National Hardware, offers the interior sliding door hardware kits in two unique styles, rustic and contemporary, to fit the popular design aesthetics of today’s homes. “Interior sliding doors are no longer just a trend,” says Jonathan Begg, ...
  • Sno Gem Introduces Sno Blockade Snow Retention System Sno Gem Inc., a cutting-edge snow retention manufacturer, recently introduced the Sno Blockade snow retention system to provide the architectural community with another permanent and more aesthetically pleasing solution for snow and ice on standing seam metal roofing. Sno Blockade offers a choice between a 1-inch or a 2-inch bar, available in standard mill finish aluminum ...
  • New Aluminum Composite Material Wall Panel Brochure From Englert Englert, Inc. has announced the availability of a print and online brochure for its line of aluminum composite material wall panels. The new six-page color brochure provides descriptions of Englert’s line of four ACM panels including: The Englert CWP 200, a sequentially installed rainscreen system that employs an integral, accent strip and adjustable attachment method; The Englert CWP ...
  • Roofinox Announces Expansion Plans for U.S. Market Roofinox International, a European-based, 30-plus-year-old manufacturer of metal roofing materials, has announced plans to expand sales and distribution of three key products in the United States through its subsidiary, Roofinox America, Inc. Products include Roofinox Classic, a brush-rolled material designed for roofing and wall cladding, Roofinox Plus .0157, a ribbed surface material for smoother roofing results ...
  • McElroy Metal Offers Standing Seam System To Recover Asphalt Shingles McElroy Metal has introduced a quick and efficient method for installing standing seam metal roofing, directly over asphalt shingles, without a tear-off. “Shingle tear-off is one of the biggest sources of construction debris that is responsible for clogging our landfills,” says Charlie Smith, national recover manager at McElroy Metal. “So the idea of leaving them in ...
  • Samco Machinery Offers High-Performance Auto Adjust Panel Line Samco Machinery has introduced an “on-the-fly” auto adjust panel line with stiffening ribs. This is a continuous and high performance roll forming line with a blank feeding operation. The line can run variable speeds from 0 up to maximum 200 feet per minute via variable frequency drive. Top speed is based on the product having 29-gauge ...
  • Two more huge Schweiss bifold doors destined for SpaceX at Cape Canaveral SpaceX is getting to be a name as identifiable as NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) was. Ever since government funding was cut for NASA, SpaceX has been in the forefront of space exploration. They have already developed expendable rockets able to deliver cargo to the International Space Station (ISS) and are most likely going ...
  • 2015 Rural Builder Gold Key of Excellence Award Winners – Part III RB Gold Key Awards PART 3 OF A 3 PART SERIES  —  CLICK HERE TO VIEW PART 1 and PART 2 Featured Companies Schweiss Doors S-5! Solutions Sealtite Building Fasteners Sno Gem SnoBlox/Snojax Snobar Swenson Shear Steel Dynamics, Inc. Sukup Steel Buildings Valspar Varco Pruden Buildings Wick Buildings Schweiss Doors Gold Keys Won: 5 Schweiss Doors does its work on the farm Schweiss Doors has been at the forefront of providing Hydraulic and Liftstrap ...
  • Plyco now offers Attic Access Door for post frame For contractors looking for a cost-effective solution to attic access in post-frame buildings, Plyco Corporation now offers the Series 10 Attic Access Door. It’s the perfect finish for post-frame buildings with an interior ceiling and is designed for installation into buildings with an interior ceiling liner. The Attic Access Door is available in 24”x36” and 24”x48” ...
  • Swenson Shear adds Snap Table Pro to line Swenson Shear has officially announced the launch of its new Snap Table Pro for all-in-one notching, slitting and hemming of standing seam panels. Its the second product in the company’s all-in-one line-up and was added to provide customers the ability to slit and hem up to 60-inches for commercial, industrial and residential job sites. It ...
  • RHEINZINK Panels Play Key Role In Cladding The wildly unique design of the new office building known as the “Pterodactyl” in Culver City, California, is truly stunning. Designed by Eric Owen Moss Architects, the 16,663 square foot building represents culmination of a project that has spanned 17 years. Completed in Spring, 2015, the Pterodactyl is perched atop a four-level parking garage that ...
  • Online Resource Kit educates building pros on stock glulam beams APA – The Engineered Wood Association is expanding its extensive educational tools with a new online resource kit on stock glulam beams, providing information and case studies that inform end-users on non-custom glulam beams and showcase the material’s capabilities. Glulam is one of the original engineered wood products, and for decades it has proven to be ...
  • New Tech Machinery Gutter Machine Resurrected After Damaged By Fire Usually fire damage to a machine is devastating enough for said equipment to never function again, but one particular New Tech Machinery (NTM) gutter machine offers a surprising twist. The MACH II 5/6” combo configuration K-style gutter machine was shipped to its original owner in May 2009 and recently, the owners at GM Seamless Gutter located ...
  • Kitschy Fuel Center Blasts Off With Bright Metal Roof, Fascia The new Ricky Rocket’s Fuel Center in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, generates head-turning looks with its signature “rocket man” perched atop the 8,200-square-foot building. The facility includes a high-tech car wash, convenience store, food outlets and, of course, fuel service. Adding to the attention-getting design are bright yellow and red fascia and soffit panels provided by Petersen ...
  • New Closure Designed For Standing Seam Metal Roof Applications Glick Metals, LLC, recently announced the release of its revolutionary Snap-Z, a vented “Z” closure designed for standing seam metal roof applications. The Snap-Z product allows installers to vent the peak of a standing-seam, metal roof in such a way that air is allowed to flow and yet water and snow infiltration are restricted. The design ...
  • What every post-frame builder should know about laminated columns The single most important element to a building’s foundation is its columns. They’re the legs that hold the building upright. As post frame has evolved, it’s only natural that methods to improve the strength of those legs would be part of its evolution. For a comprehensive explanation of laminated columns, the new edition of the NFBA ...
  • Grow your business with copper – By Mark Mullins, Fabral Applications Engineer | Product Training Manager – There are many copper products out there such as dormers, louvers, spires, finials, chimney pots, cupolas and gutter. Many of these products may look very complex or difficult to install. I understand. We all want to stay within our “comfort zone.” I’m here to tell ...
  • Online Resource Kit educates building pros on stock glulam beams Articles and case studies from APA foster understanding of glulam capabilities, applications. APA – The Engineered Wood Association is expanding its extensive educational tools with a new online resource kit on stock glulam beams, providing information and case studies that inform end-users on non-custom glulam beams and showcase the material’s capabilities. Glulam is one of the original ...
  • New Englert Insulated Metal Wall Panel Systems Brochure Englert, Inc. has announced the availability of a print and online brochure for its line of insulated metal panel systems. The new full color brochure provides descriptions of Englert’s five IMP products, including its flat, stucco, heavy stucco, striated and mesa finish profiles. The brochure contains detailed performance and testing data, line illustrations, photos and ...
  • Haddock of S-5! Receives Swaney Award COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – S-5! founder and CEO, Rob Haddock, has been named this year’s recipient of the prestigious Larry A. Swaney Award, which honors an individual in metal construction who selflessly fosters the growth and betterment of the industry. The Metal Construction Association (MCA) sponsors the annual award named after the organization’s first president ...