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  • USP Introduces RoofTopGuard SA High-Temp Self-Adhered Membrane Underlayment Specialties Plus recently introduced RoofTopGuard SA, a high-temperature self-adhered membrane that raises the performance bar for all ice and water protectors. RoofTopGuard SA is a synthetic-based ice and water protector that incorporates the structure of one of the leading synthetic underlayment on the market; RoofTopGuard II. By engineering RoofTopGuard II with a custom formulation of ...
  • ATAS International Introduces Expanded Line Of Trims And Flashing ATAS International, Inc. has expanded its line of pre-notched trims and flashing components. Trims and flashing are often the most critical elements of metal roof, wall and soffit installations. They provide weather resistance of the installed system, as well as aesthetic value of the finished building. ATAS can now provide solutions that address both of those elements, ...
  • AceClamp Is On A Roll Aug. 1, 2017, the “NEW ACECLAMP MOBILE TRAINING CENTER” will hit the road to provide on-site, one-on-one, training for all of their products. Their extensive line of snow retention systems include, but are not limited to, standing seam metal roofs, slate and single ply membrane. Direct solar installations with micro inverter attachments are also a ...
  • James Hardie Launches JHinsite Technical Services Platform CHICAGO — James Hardie Building Products Inc., has launched an advanced support site for commercial customers, JHinsite.com. By registering as a member-user and creating a free account, multi-family and commercial architects, engineers, general contractors and consultants have immediate access to: Complete product information, technical documents and specifications BIM/Revit content for download Alternative design supplements, backed by James Hardie expertise Technical briefs on a variety ...
  • Leland Fasteners Made in North America Leland Industries Inc. is a Made in North America company, providing fasteners throughout the rural construction industry. Learn more in their 30 second video.
  • National Nail Introduces STINGER CH38-2 Cap Hammer With New Features   National Nail’s STINGER brand, which celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2017 as a leading brand of fastening tools for roofing underlayment and house wraps, introduces the newly upgraded CH38-2 Cap Hammer, fine-tuned for durability and performance. The CH38-2 is an economical, non-pneumatic cap fastener that eliminates the hassle of hoses and compressors, which also improves ...
  • Accel Roofing Products, a Division of ATAS International, Introduces Colonial Seam Accel Roofing Products, a division of ATAS International, Inc., has introduced Colonial Seam, a new residential standing seam metal roofing panel. Colonial Seam is a clipless panel that offers a traditional standing seam aesthetic with contemporary factory formed advantages. It is installed by locking the one-piece panel into the previous panel and fastening through pre-punched slots, allowing ...
  • New Self-Adhesive Roof Flashing from Atlas Bolt & Screw KwikFlashAshland, Ohio –  KwikFlash, now available from Atlas Bolt & Screw, is a quick weatherproofing flashing. It consists of aluminum stretch netting cast in environmentally-friendly lead-free polymer rubber which allows it to take a form set while remaining flexible, malleable and stretchable. A fully self-adhesive butyl layer underneath the rubber polymer is protected and backed ...
  • New Tech Machinery Launches New Website New Tech Machinery (NTM), the manufacturer of the world’s finest portable rollforming machines, is excited to announce the launch of their newly redesigned website (http://www.newtechmachinery.com). The revamped New Tech Machinery website features a clean professional design with an emphasis on improved navigation and user experience. The website also features an extensive collection of technical resources. Below are ...
  • S-5! offers RibBracket I-IV line for trapezoidal roofing profiles Colorado Springs, Colorado – S-5! announces the release of the RibBracket I-IV products, shaped to provide a perfect fit to most common trapezoidal roof shapes. Thoroughly tested for strength, RibBracket I-IV has no moving parts and is flexible enough to fit varying trapezoidal widths. A higher profile ensures more space between the roof and any devices ...
  • Modifying a Solar Barn for a Prize-Worthy Herd “A barn is only as good as the farmer using it,” Illinois contractor Jim Peters (a 1998 Rural Builder Hall of Fame inductee) believes, noting that a barn properly built, but poorly used is a waste of everyone’s time and effort. That’s why it was a special pleasure for him in 2016 to build a ...
  • Alabama School’s Metal Façade Rises From Ruins Of EF4 Tornado A few years after an EF4 tornado ripped apart the Alberta Elementary School in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, the reimagined and redesigned Alberta School of Performing Arts has reopened on the site to the delight of students and the community. The new school serves the elementary schoolchildren of the Alberta area, but with a new performing arts ...
  • Go Blue For Malco Impact-Grade Chuck Drivers The distinctive blue color of these chuck drivers signals performance quality that can withstand the kind of impact driver stress that is characteristic for each fastening application. All Malco Impact-Grade power drivers are precisely machined for positive, fail-proof engagement of the fastener head. Phillips, Square and Star Bit inserts and power drivers feature unique high-torque steel ...
  • Seven New Wall Panels Add Visual Depth To Building Exteriors Petersen expands its Precision Series line of metal wall panels with the addition of seven new Highline products. The Precision Series Highline wall panels feature varying rib patterns and widths for creative architectural effects in commercial, institutional, residential or many other applications. The new Highline panels are 1 3/8-in. deep, resulting in dramatic building exteriors and deeper shadow ...
  • What you Should Know about Skylights and Polycarbonate Panels POLYCARBONATE PANELS Some of you are old pros at installing and handling polycarbonate, but some of you may handle it so infrequently that sharing a few tips and tricks would be helpful to ensure a successful installation. Palram Americas offers the following: On the Job Site When storing the materials either in the yard or on a job ...
  • MBMA’s Updated Energy Design Guide for Metal Building Systems Now Available The Metal Building Manufacturers Association’s (MBMA) Energy Design Guide for Metal Building Systems, Second Edition, is now available in print or PDF at www.techstreet.com/mbma. Through easy online ordering, this resource will put energy code compliance and design information into the hands of anyone involved in construction and interested in increasing energy efficiency. It is useful ...
  • A Wing-Roofed Hangar from Sukup Steel Buildings Takes Off An innovative winged roof that has taken off at airports is helping propel rapid growth by a relative newcomer to the steel buildings manufacturing industry, Sukup Steel Buildings. The Project: Ames, Iowa, municipal airport hangar Building system: Sukup Steel Buildings, Sheffield, Iowa Builder: Story Construction, Ames, Iowa Size: 11,400-square-feet hangar, 120 feet wide by 95 feet long Wall Panels: 26-gauge ...
  • Gotta’-Have-It Solutions for Post-Frame Builders One of the fun things about the Frame Building Expo is the introduction of new products. Here is a sneak peek. Long-Life Fastener Solutions from Lakeside Lakeside Construction Fasteners will showcase its ZMAX Long-Life and SC SteelGuard at the expo.ZMAX alloy fasteners are engineered for corrosion applications. They offer a larger outer diameter to prevent wind uplift ...
  • A Post-Frame Planter’s Paradise Black Creek Greenhouse Inc. is a popular destination for gardeners in the Lancaster County area of Pennsylvania. It has been locally owned and family operated since 1980. This post-frame retail store was built to handle expanding inventory and eager crowds. Because the area can get heavy snows, snow guards were deemed a must on the ...
  • 4 Simple Tips for Working With Copper Copper accents offer a great opportunity to grow your business. Eye-catching dormers, gutters, louvers, spires, finials, chimney pots and cupolas add look and functionality so that even the simplest barn, home, church or office building can stand out from the crowd. While installing fabricated copper products may appear complex, the reality is that copper accents can ...