Latest Products

  • New Products at the 2018 Frame Building Expo Levi’s Building Components – 
Snow Defender 7500 Deco Based on the design of the popular Snow Defender 6500, this new color-matched, 304 stainless steel model has the more traditional, historic look of a cast snowguard. The decorative cutouts are embossed for increased strength, and the proven attachment method using set screws means it will last the ...
  • AceClamp Receives Key Patent After a lengthy testing and development cycle and a bit of industry controversy, PMC Industries surprised the roofing industry with a recent announcement that the United States Patent Office issued a patent for their exciting new snow-retention product, the AceClamp® Color Snap® (#9,850,661). Earlier this year, industry forums were ablaze with rumors of a conflict between ...
  • Beckers’ BeckryTech Offers Durability & Flexibility As one of the world’s largest coil coatings supplier, with more than 150 years in the industry, Beckers knows a thing or two about high-quality coatings. So, when our customers need a high-performance coating designed to last 40+ years, with great color and gloss retention, we recommend BeckryTech Super-Durable Polyester. BeckryTech is based on a resin ...
  • Ventco now offers product line direct profile vent from ventcoVentco Inc. is now offering its ProfileVent® ventilation products at a savings by selling direct to customers, who get factory pricing and free freight with the same trusted performance. Industry proven for more than 20 years, ProfileVent is still the only ventilation system in its category with a Class A Fire Rating and more testing behind it ...
  • Metal Wall Panels Enhance Façade, Boost Viability Of Struggling Mall Before its amazing transformation, Hanover Square in Hanover Park, Illinois, was a failing, barely 50 percent-leased strip center with few redeeming qualities. “It was completely run-down and had to have been one of the least attractive strip centers in the area,” said David Cornes, principal at David Cornes Architect in Chicago. One constraint Cornes faced in ...
  • S-5! Introduces SolarFoot For Exposed Fastener Panels The new SolarFoot is made for exposed fastener metal roofing with the strength, quality and time-proven integrity S-5! is known for. The SolarFoot, with four points of attachment, provides an ideal mounting platform to attach the L-Foot of a rail-mounted solar system or other ancillaries to the roof. The SolarFoot ensures a durable weathertight solution for ...
  • TFC Launches A Full Line Of 304 Stainless Steel Bi-Metal Drill Screws Triangle Fastener Corporation (TFC) of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, recently announced the availability of a full line of 304 stainless steel bi-metal self-drilling screws. Bi-metal screws have heads and threads made of 304 stainless steel providing exceptional corrosion resistance and ductility. A hardened carbon steel drill point welded to a stainless steel body, which allows the screw to ...
  • InterCoat ChemGuard—A New Type of Corrosion Protection Permanent corrosion protection is more effective and less expensive than standard heavy-zinc galvanize A coil coater and manufacturer of proprietary coating chemistries has recently introduced InterCoat ChemGuard, a new type of corrosion protection for galvanized steel. InterCoat ChemGuard uses a new type of coating technology that uses covalent bonds and enhances the effectiveness of zinc and substantially improves ...
  • New Window Options for Safe-Way Doors Regency MaderaSafe-Way Door has started offering new window options for both its Regency Madera and Ambient door lines. Pencil groove doors with “commercial-style” windows are now available for the Regency Madera. The Regency Madera replicates the look of natural stained wood in either oak or rosewood, constructed of heavy-gauge steel inside and out and then insulated with ...
  • Novagard Solutions Announces Launch of NovaUltra Product Novagard Solutions®, a manufacturer of premium silicone sealants and adhesives, introduces NovaUltra Adhesive Sealant to their premium silicone adhesive and sealant product offering. This newest silicone product has a higher tensile strength, higher elongation and superior adhesion properties perfect for use in challenging installation applications. NovaUltra Adhesive Sealant is a neutral cure silicone sealant that offers ...
  • New ASTM International Standard Helps Monitor Building Sealants A new ASTM International standard will help manufacturers and regulators better understand how building sealants change once they have been compressed or stretched. The new standard (C1815) was developed by ASTM International’s committee on building seals and sealants (C24). “Think about the last time you rolled out pizza dough,” says ASTM International member Christopher White, a ...
  • 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 ...