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  • 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 ...
  • The Importance of Product and Install Training in the Metal Industry Mark Mullins, FabralIn the metal industry, like every other industry, keeping up with new products and proper installation is vital to the growth and success of any business. As a training manager and engineer, I see the importance of this every day. There are many installers, sales and support staff who simply do not understand the products as ...
  • Perma-Column Team Continues Expansion Perma-ColumnPerma-Column, Inc. of Ossian, Indiana, continues expansion of its network of Precasting Distributors. Perma-Column Precast, and Graber Post Buildings are the two newest to join the team. This expansion brings the total number of Precasting Distributors to nine across the U.S. and Canada. Perma-Column Precast is located in Post Falls, Idaho, and is owned by brothers ...
  • Is it really Galvalume? Steel DynamicsWhen Galvalume hit the metal industry, it was a true game changer. The mix of 55 percent aluminum and 45 percent zinc alloy allowed panel to hold its rust-inhitibed beauty longer than any other product on the market. Twenty years of research went into its development by Bethlehem Steel and today its production under strict ...
  • MFM Building Products issues WindowWrap instructional video MFM videoMFM Building Products, a manufacturer of a full envelope of waterproofing and weather barrier products for the building industry, has released a new WindowWrap® Instructional Video on the proper installation techniques for the company’s line of window flashing tapes. This step-by-step video illustrates the proper flashing steps and installation tips to ensure that the window enclosure ...
  • The changing landscape of roll forming Photo credit: McElroy MetalThe explosive growth of regional metal roll forming businesses in the U.S., coupled with an influx of foreign raw material has had a significant impact on established companies that once exclusively supplied wall and roof panel for the metal construction industry. Rural Builder interviewed two established companies—McElroy Metal and Everlast Roofing Inc.—to see how they ...
  • Not all metal building panel is created equal color variationYou may be the best builder on the planet, but if you use inferior products your stellar reputation could only last as long as those products. Because the larger percentage of a post-frame and steel-frame building is metal, doesn’t it behoove you to know a lot about it? At Steel Dynamics, Don Switzer, sales manager and ...