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  • METAL ROOFERS: WHAT’S YOUR OUTLOOK FOR 2015? To better serve your information needs, we would like to know what your industry outlook is for 2015. Please take a couple of minutes right now to complete our quick survey. Summary data we gather today will appear in the Feb/Mar 2015 issue of Metal Roofing Magazine. Any information you provide will be kept strictly ...
  • Time lapse video: Minnesota McDonald’s constructed in 3 minutes - New McDonald’s Restaurant Construction Captured With Time Lapse Cameras From brinnoUSA -Two time lapse cameras from brinnoUSA were recently used by professional photographer, Josh Banks, to film the construction of Courtesy Corporation’s newest McDonald’s restaurant located in Rochester, Minnesota. During the four month period of construction, Banks used the Brinno BCC 100 and the ...
  • Bradbury Announces People on the Move MOUNDRIDGE, KS, USA – The Bradbury Co., Inc. announces several promotions. Aaron Woods has accepted the position of Field Completion Coordinator within the Customer Service Department. Woods has worked in hydraulic assembly, and most recently as a Test Technician specializing in Bradbury eDrive® Levelers. He will be responsible for coordinating equipment installations and start-ups through their ...
  • DBCI Celebrates Nationwide 5-Year Safety Milestone All manufacturing locations remain accident-free for over five years Douglasville, GA – Roll-up door manufacturer DBCI announced that on October 29 its Chandler, Arizona manufacturing facility completed its fifth consecutive year without a single recordable injury. The milestone means all three DBCI manufacturing facilities have operated for over five years without an accident – a total ...
  • Drexel Metals roof tops home of METALCON VP - New roof, ventilation system help homeowner save energy, money – LOUISVILLE – If anyone has been presented with the opportunity to learn about the benefits of metal roofing, it’s Claire Kilcoyne.Kilcoyne is the Vice President of Trade Shows at METALCON and is getting everything ready for her 25th annual show in Tampa, Fla., scheduled for ...
  • RM Lucas adds #6500 universal flashing cement to product line RM Lucas continues to build upon its line of repair and maintenance products for the professional roofing industry. Lucas #6500 Universal Flashing Cement is a solvent based synthetic elastomeric resin that will work in all weather conditions. It is available in white or black and adheres to asphalt, mod-bit, TPO, PVC, Hypalon, metal and EPDM. ...
  • Historically reflective casino design is a challenge to create, but a pleasure to see Elk Grove Village, Ill. – Cherokee Nation Entertainment’s 10,000-sq.-ft. Ramona Casino features a unique style that was both challenging and rewarding to create. The curved nature of the building’s exterior required multiple shades and profiles of metal panels, plus clever installation work by the contractor, Abbco Roofing in Broken Arrow, Okla., which was up to ...
  • View now! Best of Metalcon 2014 DMag 2015 Best of MetalconMETALCON International is always a good show, and the 2014 event in Denver did not disappoint. A lot of connections and sales were made by exhibitors and attendees. But if you didn’t make it to METALCON 2014, or even if you did, what did you miss? See for yourself! Again this year, Metal Roofing Magazine ...
  • NCI Building Systems Reaches Definitive Agreement to Acquire CENTRIA HOUSTON- NCI Building Systems, Inc. (NYSE: NCS), a leading manufacturer of metal products for the nonresidential building industry, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Pittsburgh area-based CENTRIA, an internationally recognized leader in the design, engineering, and manufacturing of architectural insulated metal panel (IMP) wall and roof systems and a provider of integrated coil ...
  • New Study verifies coated steel roofs can last as long as the buildings they cover CHICAGO, IL – The Metal Construction Association (MCA) has released new research findings that conclude that certain metal roof systems can last at least 60 years, meaning they do not require replacement during a commercial building’s service life. “This study is a breakthrough for the metal construction industry because it finally provides third-party, scientific data that ...
  • Dewalt launches new compact small angle grinders TOWSON, Md.  –DEWALT announces the launch of its new 4 ½” Small Angle Grinders (DWE402 and DWE402N), ideal for professionals who need to perform a variety of applications in tight spaces such as grinding and beveling steel, grinding welds, cutting pipe and steel plate and concrete surface prep. “The new 4 ½” Small Angle Grinders raise ...
  • Sukup Addresses Grain Bin Safety Concerns with Zero-Entry Commercial Sweep Sukup Manufacturing Co. holds the safety of customers as a top priority. Keeping operators and workers out of grain bins is key to keeping them safe. To that end, Sukup Manufacturing Co. has developed the 16” Zero-Entry Commercial Sweep for 60’-156’ diameter bins. The Zero-Entry Commercial Sweep is designed to withstand the demands of commercial grain ...
  • 3-D printing for construction? It’s out there and waiting for developers - By Oliver Witte – The latest digital gadget to catch the attention of designers and builders is a printer that can produce an object in three dimensions. Unlike 2D printers that can only simulate depth on a flat surface such as paper, a 3D printer can produce actual objects that can be held in the ...
  • Lucas expands product offering for semi-self leveling joint sealer RM Lucas has added two new package designs to the #4500 Semi-Self Leveling Joint Sealer.  Packaging now includes a 28 oz. plastic cartridge with a removable tip and a 2 liter re-sealable foil pouch.  Both packages will reduce job site waste, improve productivity and reduce landfill trash.  #4500 is ideal for filling pitch pans, pockets, ...
  • Drexel Metals Helps Preserve Buildings On Historical Museum Site Generosity begins at home and Drexel Metals’ generosity will help ensure future generations can experience historical Doylestown, Pa., and the Mercer Museum, located about an hour north of Philadelphia.Mercer Museum and Fonthill Castle are non-profit National Historic Landmarks, designed by Henry Mercer and now operated by the Bucks County Historical Society. Two buildings on the ...
  • Sno Gem Engineers Snow Retention System For Ohio School Confidence comes from experience and architects have come to trust in the durability and performance of snow retention products from Sno Gem Inc. Providing a safe and healthy environment for students is clearly a high-ranking consideration in the construction of an elementary school. Architects for the Alton Hall Elementary School in Galloway, Ohio, recognized the need ...
  • U.S. manufacturers showcase innovative propane technologies in new video series WASHINGTON – The Propane Education & Research Council has released video interviews with leading U.S. equipment manufacturers highlighting their investment in developing and commercializing new propane technologies. The online video series, Clean American Innovation, goes behind-the-scenes at manufacturing facilities across the U.S. to capture footage of cutting-edge propane technologies in production. Companies featured in the series include Freightliner ...
  • Nudo introduces high impact hurricane panel, Endurex 555 SPRINGFIELD, Illinois – Nudo Products, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of Endurex™ 555, a high impact hurricane panel that is an advancement of the standard impact panel seen in the market today. Instead of using steel to provide impact protection, Nudo has engineered a lightweight, super-strong composite material that outperforms other products in ...
  • Triangle Fastener launches product video for VRT Technology TFC is pleased to announce the launch of their new product video for VRT® Technology, their patented screw thread designed to increase back-out resistance of screws used in thin metal connections. Screws with VRT® Technology produce over 3-1/2 times more back-out resistance than some ordinary screw threads, reducing the chance for leaks caused by screws that ...
  • The Importance of Snow Retention Layout Metal Roofing Magazine Oct.-Nov. 2014Education is key when installing a well-designed layout to prevent failure A snow retention system is an important factor in preventing damage to metal roofs from the buildup of ice and snow. Today’s most popular metal roofs are manufactured to be self-cleaning, but the low friction surface creates a problem in areas of the country that get ...