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  • Schweiss Doors founder Mike Schweiss featured in news piece on Minneapolis television station FAIRFAX, MN – Mike Schweiss, founder and owner of Schweiss Doors, was recently featured in a television news feature titled, “Small Town Minnesota Door Business Goes Galactic.” In the interview produced by WCCO-TV of Minneapolis, Schweiss explains how he got into the business and how it’s grown. During the three-minute feature, WCCO reporter John Lauritsen details some ...
  • Beckers Launches New Coating Line for Garage Doors Beckers has launched a newly-formulated coil coating system that is designed to keep garage doors looking new. BeckryGard reduces scuffs, scratches and other abrasive damage created during manufacturing, shipping, installation and everyday use. BeckryGard is also durable enough to protect against elemental deterrents like UV radiation, water, and salt. Its super durable resin helps prevent chalking and fading, ...
  • Old School Construction, New School Materials A General Contractor with a penchant for self-performing the critical path values efficiency in process and products An old adage proclaims “If you want something done right, do it yourself.” Doing it all would be virtually impossible in today’s commercial construction where complex building systems, vast arrays of material choices, design configurations, and countless other variables ...
  • AppliCad Releases Much Anticipated Roof Wizard v8.2; Presented At METALCON17 With their recent, highly anticipated release of Roof Wizard v8.2, specialist software provider AppliCad have topped market expectations. A range of new functions will make this software an unmissable item in the business toolkit, especially for medium to large contracting firms who are serious about being in the growing metal roofing segment. For over 26 years, AppliCad ...
  • New Chrome-Free Primer Reflects AkzoNobel’s Commitment to Sustainable Innovation Renowned for delivering sustainable innovation to the building products market, AkzoNobel is proud to introduce COILTEC CF65, a primer formulation that provides effective corrosion protection without the use of chromium. COILTEC CF65 employs the same resin chemistry used in current (chrome-containing) primers, but incorporates the latest generation of anti-corrosive pigments. AkzoNobel combines field-proven proprietary resin chemistry ...
  • Beckers Introduces New Universal Primer In today’s age of right-on-time production and reduced inventory, many people are beginning to find it troublesome to hold multiple Stock Keeping Units (SKU’s) when one will suffice. Beckers plans to solve this issue with the launch of its universal primer. Beckers’ high solids primer provides extended coverage to replace multiple primers under polyesters, urethanes, PVdFs, and ...
  • 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 ...
  • 2016 Building of the Year – Post Frame – Masters Division 3rd Place LIST OF ALL WINNERS Masters Division ($6+ Million in Annual Gross Volume)  Third-Place Winners  Agricultural Storage/Workshops Dave Nelson, Custom Structures of South Dakota–Wick Buildings Home for Effling Family Cladding/Roofing: Wick 29-gauge, 82,000 psi; Windows: Hayfield vinyl sliders; Doors: Plyco premium; Fasteners: roof and wall steel fastened with screws; Insulation: R-25 fiberglass batts (shop and office walls) and R-50 fiberglass blown-in (shop ...
  • 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 ...