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  • RHEINZINK Panels Play Key Role In Cladding The wildly unique design of the new office building known as the “Pterodactyl” in Culver City, California, is truly stunning. Designed by Eric Owen Moss Architects, the 16,663 square foot building represents culmination of a project that has spanned 17 years. Completed in Spring, 2015, the Pterodactyl is perched atop a four-level parking garage that ...
  • Online Resource Kit educates building pros on stock glulam beams APA – The Engineered Wood Association is expanding its extensive educational tools with a new online resource kit on stock glulam beams, providing information and case studies that inform end-users on non-custom glulam beams and showcase the material’s capabilities. Glulam is one of the original engineered wood products, and for decades it has proven to be ...
  • New Tech Machinery Gutter Machine Resurrected After Damaged By Fire Usually fire damage to a machine is devastating enough for said equipment to never function again, but one particular New Tech Machinery (NTM) gutter machine offers a surprising twist. The MACH II 5/6” combo configuration K-style gutter machine was shipped to its original owner in May 2009 and recently, the owners at GM Seamless Gutter located ...
  • Kitschy Fuel Center Blasts Off With Bright Metal Roof, Fascia The new Ricky Rocket’s Fuel Center in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, generates head-turning looks with its signature “rocket man” perched atop the 8,200-square-foot building. The facility includes a high-tech car wash, convenience store, food outlets and, of course, fuel service. Adding to the attention-getting design are bright yellow and red fascia and soffit panels provided by Petersen ...
  • New Closure Designed For Standing Seam Metal Roof Applications Glick Metals, LLC, recently announced the release of its revolutionary Snap-Z, a vented “Z” closure designed for standing seam metal roof applications. The Snap-Z product allows installers to vent the peak of a standing-seam, metal roof in such a way that air is allowed to flow and yet water and snow infiltration are restricted. The design ...
  • What every post-frame builder should know about laminated columns The single most important element to a building’s foundation is its columns. They’re the legs that hold the building upright. As post frame has evolved, it’s only natural that methods to improve the strength of those legs would be part of its evolution. For a comprehensive explanation of laminated columns, the new edition of the NFBA ...
  • Grow your business with copper – By Mark Mullins, Fabral Applications Engineer | Product Training Manager – There are many copper products out there such as dormers, louvers, spires, finials, chimney pots, cupolas and gutter. Many of these products may look very complex or difficult to install. I understand. We all want to stay within our “comfort zone.” I’m here to tell ...
  • Online Resource Kit educates building pros on stock glulam beams Articles and case studies from APA foster understanding of glulam capabilities, applications. APA – The Engineered Wood Association is expanding its extensive educational tools with a new online resource kit on stock glulam beams, providing information and case studies that inform end-users on non-custom glulam beams and showcase the material’s capabilities. Glulam is one of the original ...
  • New Englert Insulated Metal Wall Panel Systems Brochure Englert, Inc. has announced the availability of a print and online brochure for its line of insulated metal panel systems. The new full color brochure provides descriptions of Englert’s five IMP products, including its flat, stucco, heavy stucco, striated and mesa finish profiles. The brochure contains detailed performance and testing data, line illustrations, photos and ...
  • Haddock of S-5! Receives Swaney Award COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – S-5! founder and CEO, Rob Haddock, has been named this year’s recipient of the prestigious Larry A. Swaney Award, which honors an individual in metal construction who selflessly fosters the growth and betterment of the industry. The Metal Construction Association (MCA) sponsors the annual award named after the organization’s first president ...
  • New from Sno Gem: Gem Series Clamp-To-Seam snow retention system   McHENRY, Ill. – Sno Gem® Inc recently introduced the Gem Series Clamp-To-Seam Snow retention systems for standing seam metal roofs. A variety of sizes and configurations means it works with most standing seam roofing. The Gem Series is available in single or double bar retention in 1- and 2-inch bar size. Both clamp-to-seam attachments utilize the MEC ...
  • Perma-Column Updates Design & Use Guide Over the past few years, codes, wood values, and column sizes have evolved significantly and Perma-Column, Inc. has stayed in step every bit of the way.  All these change have been incorporated into a new Perma-Column Design and Use Guide authored by Brent Leatherman P.E. and Dimitry Reznik, P.E. of Timber Tech Engineering, Inc. The updated ...
  • Barn Stormer: 60 block-an-hour mason rebuilds farm after devastating fire -By Sharon Thatcher for Rural Builder – A cinder block barn is nothing unusual. But when one man, and one man alone, lays 9,600 block in a month-and-half, and builds, by himself, four barns in the span of a few months, well, now you have an unusual story. The story belongs to Mike Arndt, a union mason ...
  • McElroy Metal moves into new Houston plant, service center BOSSIER CITY, La. – McElroy Metal operations in Houston recently moved into a new manufacturing plant and attached service center to better serve its large customer base in southeast Texas. “We were able to improve efficiencies and increase capacity with the layout in the new manufacturing facility,” says Matthew Edwards, plant manager. “Ultimately, we’re able to ...
  • Timber Technologies LLC Achieves AITC Certification COLFAX, WISCONSIN – Timber Technologies LLC has achieved certification by the American Institute of Timber Construction (AITC). | Certification distinguishes this Glue Laminated Manufacturer from many other manufacturing facilities by providing the highest quality glue laminated beams and columns to the agricultural and commercial markets as determined by an independent, external process of evaluation. Status as a ...
  • Union Corrugating introduces exclusive metal roof system warranty FAYETTEVILLE, NC – Union Corrugating has launched a new MetalProTECTION™ System Warranty available to the marketplace. This warranty is now available to homeowners when purchasing a new metal roofing system installed by a Union factory trained MetalPro contractor. When installation requirements are met, this warranty guarantees homeowners 10 years of labor protection covering 100% of both ...
  • Big Ass Fans introduces Black Jack: “Airflow on the Go” LEXINGTON, KY. – Customers said they wanted a portable fan big enough to provide serious airflow, but small enough to go wherever they need a breeze – indoors or out. Big Ass Fans® answered with Black Jack. Black Jack and its 6.5-ft (2-m) frame fits through standard interior doorways and plugs into any 110V power supply, drawing ...
  • Samco Machinery app puts company info at fingertips TORONTO – Customers are searching for information in new ways and Samco Machinery is doing what it can to put that information right at their fingertips. Samco Machinery has developed a free Smartphone application that will allow access to company information, pictures, videos as well as detailed technical information. Once the Samco App is downloaded, it ...
  • Mazzella Cos. Acquires New Tech Machinery Mazzella Cos. has acquired New Tech Machinery (NTM) of Denver, Colorado. New Tech Machinery is one of the leading manufacturers of portable rollforming equipment in the world. To date, NTM has sold machines in over 40 countries. NTM manufactures the finest portable rollforming equipment for the metal construction industry. “The reputation of their people and their ...
  • IMETCO’s New Website Features Improved Functionality, Sleek New Design IMETCO (Innovative Metals Company, Inc.) recently redesigned its website, improving navigation and functionality throughout and creating a more user-friendly interface so customers can quickly and easily access technical product information and architectural details. The sleek new design features a scrolling homepage with links to specifications and details, warranty and product literature requests as well as a ...