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  • IMETCO’s New Website Features Improved Functionality, Sleek New Design IMETCO (Innovative Metals Company, Inc.) recently redesigned its website, improving navigation and functionality throughout and creating a more user-friendly interface so customers can quickly and easily access technical product information and architectural details. The sleek new design features a scrolling homepage with links to specifications and details, warranty and product literature requests as well as a ...
  • New Commercial/Industrial Wall Panel Brochure From Englert Englert, Inc. has announced the availability of a print and online brochure for its line of commercial/industrial wall panels. The new eight-page color brochure provides descriptions of Englert’s horizontal, concealed fastener, corrugated and Uniline series of panels, including performance and testing data, line illustrations and CadCad depictions of each and application features and benefits. The brochure also ...
  • Home’s Complex Metal Roof Stuns Visually, Protects Environmentally Located only three blocks from the Atlantic Ocean in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, this majestic new 7,500 square-foot residence is a testament to the wisdom of selecting quality materials that will stand up to the corrosive saltwater environment. 

 “We really only had two directives for the architect as we began the process,” says the homeowner. ...
  • When the job requires doors for dogs The pet industry is exploding and more and more contractors are involved with building kennels, boarding facilities and other dog-related businesses. So where do you go when you need a doggy door? GoPet LLC, which shares the same owner as Raytec Manufacturing, has been confronted with that very question and has responded with the development of ...
  • Englert To Hold Customer Appreciation Days In May Field Service Centers at four Englert, Inc. locations will be holding Customer Appreciation Days during May, offering special promotions and pricing on metal roofing accessories, gutter products, trim coil and the Englert brand gutter screens, MicroGuard and SureGuard. The May open houses kick off Wednesday, May 6, at the Englert Field Service Center in Plantation, Florida, ...
  • MFM Building Products Hires New Representation MFM Building Products, a manufacturer of a full envelope of waterproofing and weather barrier products for the building industry, is pleased to announce that the firm has reached an agreement with Camferdam Management Co., Inc. to represent MFM in the state of Arkansas and Michael Scott Enterprises to represent MFM in the state of Mississippi. ...
  • Valspar Releases New PVDF Coatings Tech Paper Across North America, building owners, architects, contractors, product manufacturers and finishers have relied on The Valspar Corp.’s polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) resin-based coatings for 50 years. “Although architectural coatings from different coating manufacturers contain similar PVDF resins, the coating systems’ performance can vary widely. This is due to the proprietary formulations of each coating manufacturer,” explained ...
  • New Honeywell arrest system designed for working at heights on or above elevated machinery SMITHFIELD, RHODE ISLAND — Honeywell has introduced the new Miller® Rigid Rail Fall Arrest Systems to provide workers with exceptional mobility and fall protection while working at heights on or above vehicles or elevated machinery. Featuring an open track design, Miller Rigid Rail Systems are engineered to enable easy movement while reducing the risk of ...
  • McElroy Metal releases updated Max-Rib brochure BOSSIER CITY, La. – McElroy Metal has updated the brochure on one of its most popular through-fastened metal roofing panel profiles, Max-Rib. Available in four options, Max-Rib provides the best choice for project needs, depending on desired longevity, aesthetic appeal and budget. Max-Rib Ultra is manufactured from a Galvalume substrate with a PVDF coating for unsurpassed performance ...
  • Announcing the 2015 SIPA Building Excellence Award Winners The 13th Annual Structural Insulated Panel Association Building Excellence Awards were announced during the association’s 2015 Annual Meeting & Conference in Tucson, Arizona. Winning submissions demonstrated exceptional performance in quantifiable energy efficiency using structural insulated panels (SIPs); design and structural engineering innovation; creative use of SIP construction; and environmental sustainability. The 2015 winning projects and award ...
  • NCI Building Systems named to 2015 Most Trustworthy Companies list by Forbes NCI Building Systems, has been named by Forbes Magazine to its 2015 Most Trustworthy Companies in America list. The list, divided into Large, Mid and Small capitalization categories, ranked NCI as in the Mid-Cap category with a score of 91 out of 100.  Leading investment advisor GMI Ratings worked with Forbes to create the prestigious list ...
  • Schweiss Doors now offers a Build Your Own Door Kit Schweiss Doors has designed a simple way for customers to build their own hydraulic doorframe without sacrificing Schweiss quality and unique design features.   “We realized the great demand for the popular Schweiss hydraulic door design and figured out a way for customers who are willing to weld their own steel doorframes together to purchase our major ...
  • MBMA-sponsored research looks into how metal buildings react to seismic activity The demand for safer buildings that aren’t prone to topple in face of natural disaster continues to motivate engineers in the metal building industry. Jerry Hatch, P.E., offers Rural Builder readers an update on research projects that the Metal Building Manufacturers Association sponsors, specifically in the area of seismic testing. Hatch is manager of engineering ...
  • Dynamic Fastener Releases New Tool & Fastener Hand Guide Dynamic Fastener just released the newest version of its popular Tool and Fastener Hand Guide. This one-of-a-kind gem provides many answers to common and uncommon issues that arise in the metal building industry. The 132–page full color publication, provides clear and concise answers to questions pertaining to fastener applications, engineering data, availability of types, size ranges ...
  • Don’t fly by the seat of your pants: What you should know before building an aircraft hangar Pre-engineered metal buildings are a popular choice for airport hangars, but not just any metal building is the right choice. Rural Builder turned to Erect-A-Tube, a company that designs and fabricates general aviation facilities of all sizes, for tips on how to help your customers make the right decision. All metal buildings are not created equal The ...
  • Metal to the rescue for refugees Metal once again rises to the occasion with quick and affordable shelters for refugees. The shelters are temporary in nature but allow for use on average of three years as compared to tents that are only good for a few months. The project is a collaboration between the IKEA Foundation and the United Nations High Commissioner for ...
  • Frame Building Expo takes Louisville by storm April 2015 Frame Building News– By Beth Schaefer – Closed schools across the state. Nine inches of snow. Sub-zero temps. Cancelled flights. Public transportation awry. Unplowed streets and snowed-over sidewalks. That’s right—during the third week of February 2015, the city of Louisville, Kentucky, was eerily empty. So where was everybody? At the Frame Building Expo! Despite Mother Nature’s assaults, the halls of ...
  • Drexel Metals Comes To Rescue Pennsylvania Audubon Society When board members of the Bucks County Audubon Society (BCAS) in New Hope, Pennsylvania, were looking for help with a leaking roof on their historic building, they only had to search as far as a supportive member. Dick Carroll, the founder and former owner of Drexel Metals, participated in bird counts and other BCAS events in ...
  • Check Out This Unique “Metal Roof” A Metal Roofing Magazine reader recently sent in some unique photographs of how he recently used a few 5V crimp steel Fabral roof panels. Self-described as a “life-long hobby builder,” he says he has always enjoyed using traditional materials for nontraditional projects. The reader was commissioned in the Navy and has also spent 10 years on ...
  • Englert Service Centers To Hold Customer Appreciation Days In April Field Service Centers at four Englert, Inc. locations will be holding Customer Appreciation Days during April, offering special promotions and pricing on metal roofing accessories, gutter products, trim coil and the Englert brand gutter screens, MicroGuard and SureGuard. The annual open houses kick off Tuesday, April 7, at the Englert Field Service Center in Manassas, Virginia, ...