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  • 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, ...
  • ATAS introduces new online product and color visualizer Did you ever wonder what your existing building, or one that you are designing, would look like with a metal roof or wall? Perhaps you already envision it with a particular metal profile, but want to see what other choices are offered, in various colors. The new ATAS Envisionator tool, found on the ATAS International website, ...
  • MFM window flashing tapes meet AAMA 711 compliance Coshocton, OH: MFM Building Products, a manufacturer of a full envelope of waterproofing and weather barrier products for the building industry, is proud to announce that three of the company’s window flashing tapes comply with AAMA 711-07 as specified in ICC-ES AC38 (02-11) as the result of independent, third-party testing. The products include WindowWrap® PSX-20, ...
  • 2015 Best on the Block post-frame products named The ballots are in and the votes have been counted. At the Frame Building Expo in Louisville in February, visitors were given a chance to vote on their favorite post-frame products featured in a special “Builders Block” area of the trade show. Prior to the show, online voters were also given an opportunity to vote.  ...
  • SnoBlox-Snojax announces release of the SS Ventsaver for standing seam roofs The SS Ventsaver, from SnoBlox-Snojax, is an adjustable-fit mounting plate that secures to the seams of standing seam roofs with four non-penetrating RCT seam roof clamps. It allows the use of all Ventsaver models to be used on standing seam panels without penetrating the metal. The Ventsaver devices protect vent pipes and chimney pipes from damage ...
  • InterWrap Shows Its Improved Titanium UDL25 AT IRE InterWrap recently showed its new and improved Titanium UDL25 featuring a Sure-Foot slip resistant walking surface at the International Roofing Expo (IRE). Now all Titanium models of underlayment incorporate the same patented slip resistant nodular walking service that has helped put Titanium underlayment at the leading edge in the industry. UDL25 is a highly engineered and ...
  • Garland Releases New Sustainable Solutions Brochure Garland recently introduced a newly designed Sustainable Solutions brochure and an accompanying interactive version to help customers easily identify long-lasting, durable and eco-responsible building envelope solutions. The Garland Company, Inc. has long been at the forefront of sustainable design, promoting the importance of longevity and energy efficiency in increasing the overall life-cycle value of the building ...
  • Fall Protection Distributors Releases Standing Seam Roof Anchor SSRA1 Engineered to revolutionize fall protection anchorage attachment on standing seam roofs, this patented, non-penetrating design of this life saving device is unlike anything currently available. The SSRA1 consists of a solid 6061-T6 aluminum body with 12 stainless steel set screws. The standard assembly also includes a 5,000 lbs certified d-ring for single-man attachment. The SSRA1 has ...
  • Big Crowds Attend the 2015 IRE In The Big Easy Industry professionals full of energy and excitement filled the halls of the Morial Convention Center to take part in three days of education, networking and a bustling tradeshow floor at the 2015 International Roofing Expo . Taking place from February 24-26, 2015, in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, the annual tradeshow and conference drew a total attendance ...
  • Hydroswing announces new strategic partnership with GS Global Resources Carlsbad, California –  Hydroswing® North America, a world leader in single panel hydraulic door systems, has announced a new strategic partnership with GS Global Resources (GSGR).  Since 1972, GSGR (headquartered in New Berlin, Wisconsin) has been at the forefront of fluid power and electronic controls for industrial and machine customers around the globe. Hydroswing’s fast paced ...
  • Top Tips: What you might not know about selection and installation of commercial door hardware March 2015 Rural BuilderYou can buy the best door on the market but if it isn’t installed properly, it won’t last as long as it was designed. Rural Builder went to suppliers of hardware to get their top tips for proper selection and installation based on their own products. For more tips, check with each supplier for product-specific ...
  • Innovative portable ‘Bar Pod’ sports doors from Schweiss Schweiss_BarPod4-MF- Hydraulic doors offer ease of operation and shaded area for patrons – HECTOR, Minn. – There was a time when a team of Clydesdales was the best way to deliver kegs to the thirsty beer lovers of America. Thanks to Bar Pods LLC, as well as Schweiss Doors, today’s beer lover can enjoy a ...
  • Options for post-frame builders just keep getting better Check out some of the newer products that made their Frame Building Expo debut in Louisville. American Building Components Commodity Panel Line Ideal for barns and storage projects, the Commodity panel line provides great value paired with the unparalleled quality you’ve come to expect from ABC. The Rustic Trail panel offers a unique look and feel with ...
  • Sealant: A Critical Step in Metal Roofing - By Mark Mullins, Fabral, Applications Engineer/Product Training Manager – The importance of the role of sealant in metal roofing cannot be stressed enough. One common myth when working with exposed fastener panels is that the combination of gravity and a 12” end lap is enough to prevent water from infiltrating the facility. This is a ...
  • Valspar announces graffiti-resistant system for coil & extrusion coatings MINNEAPOLIS  – Valspar has developed an ASTM-compliant graffiti-resistant system, which has been tested and approved for all Valspar Coil and Extrusion building products. Valspar has aligned with Graffiti Removal Services (GRS) to create a sustainable, cost-effective system. “We undertook this project to ensure that our customers’, and everyone throughout the value chain, performance and restoration needs ...
  • Fabral promotes Scott Abraham to Territory Sales Manager Lancaster, Pennsylvania – Fabral announces the promotion of Scott Abraham to Territory Sales Manager for the regions of northwest Minnesota and North Dakota. Abraham has worked at Fabral since February 2014 as Business Development Manager and now transitions into this position bringing more than 10 years of industry experience and knowledge. Abraham’s invaluable industry experience is not ...