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  • 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 ...
  • Simpson Strong-Tie concealed post base named to This Old House List of Top 100 products Pleasanton, Calif. – This Old House has named the Simpson Strong-Tie® CPTZ concealed post base to its 4th annual “The TOH Top 100,” a list of the 100 best new home products of the year. The CPTZ concealed post base is designed to connect a wood post to concrete. It provides a clean, concealed look while ...
  • Bradbury Introduces Formed Ridge Cap Bender MOUNDRIDGE, KS, USA – The Bradbury Co., Inc. is pleased to introduce the Bradbury Formed Ridge Cap Bender. Manufactured in the USA and featuring a hydraulic powered press, the robust bender produces high quality formed ridge caps with pitches up to 4 on 12. Multiple profile dies are available. The companies of The Bradbury Group are ...
  • Heartland NFBA Chapter announces Building of the Year Award winners Heartland Awards_National BarnThe Heartland Chapter of the National Frame Building Association held its annual convention and trade show, the Heartland NFBA Conference, Oct. 15-16, at the Hard Rock Casino of Tulsa. During a special award session, winners in six categories received plaques for the annual HNFBA Building of the Year Contest.The Building of the Year Judges’ Special ...
  • Online Registration Open for the 2015 IRE Online registration is now open for the 2015 International Roofing Expo , taking place February 24-26, 2015, at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La., USA.Online registration is available at www.TheRoofingExpo.com, where information is accessible 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Registering in advance will save attendees not only money, but also time ...
  • New Petersen Aluminum App Launches With Smartphone Giveaway The comprehensive metal product resource app from Petersen Aluminum Corp. is now available for smartphones. This newest version of the app complements the existing tablet version to provide anytime access to metal product information wherever and whenever building professionals need it. Petersen Aluminum also is giving away a new smartphone to one randomly chosen person ...
  • Georgia-Pacific announces $37M investment at Gurdon Lumber operations ATLANTA /PRNewswire – Georgia-Pacific today announced plans to invest $37 million at its Gurdon, Ark., lumber operations to expand the production capacity of the lumber mill by approximately 60 percent and position the facility for long-term success. Improvements at the lumber mill include the installation of a new continuous dry kiln and a state-of-the-art planer mill, ...
  • Varco Pruden Appoints New District Manager – Alan Johnson MEMPHIS – Varco Pruden Buildings has named Alan Johnson district manager. His territory includes the majority of the Colorado market as well as part of Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, South Dakota and Wyoming. In this position, Johnson will be responsible for business development, builder support, sales, recruitment, territory management and regional business growth. Johnson will ...
  • Varco Pruden Launches Utility Built™ New Micro-building Product Strengthens Company Product Offering MEMPHIS – Varco Pruden Buildings, one of the nation’s largest building-solutions companies, has announced the latest addition to its extensive line of steel building products. In conjunction with Parkline, Inc., Varco Pruden is launching Utility Built™, a new product designed specifically for the micro-building market. Utility Built structures are typically ...
  • MBCI introduces new metal wall panel, Masterline 16 HOUSTON – MBCI premiered its latest addition to their product line, MasterLine 16, a metal wall panel with concealed fasteners. The new panel’s strong, monotonous design provides an interesting shadow line and its width covers 16 inches, making “MasterLine 16” an ideal name. MasterLine 16 is primarily installed horizontally, but it can also be used in ...
  • Envolution brochures highlight company dedication to environment LEWISVILLE, Texas – Envolution™ by Metl-Span® has produced two brochures illustrating its dedication to the development of energy-efficient and cost-effective architectural panel systems. Environmentally Connected is a LEED v3 and v4 Support Guide to highlight the Envolution insulated metal panels and accessories that meet sustainability and energy efficiency standards. This brochure is being provided to help ...
  • Lucas expands product offering 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 jobsite waste, improve productivity and reduce landfill trash. #4500 is ideal for filling pitch pans, pockets, roof seams, ...
  • ABC Seamless introduces horizontal seamless steel roof ABC Seamless, the ORIGINAL Seamless Steel Siding Company, introduces a revolutionary concept in permanent metal roofing – the exclusive Horizontal Seamless Steel Roof – that looks like shingles, protects like armor. And its portable roll-forming system lets installers manufacture the product onsite. It’s the optimum in home protection, beauty and durability, backed by more than 35 ...
  • WoodWorks to host national symposium on taller wood buildings On November 6 and 7, the Wood Products Council’s WoodWorks program will host a National Symposium, “Toward Taller Wood Buildings”, in Chicago, Ill. Intended to give attendees a practical perspective on North America’s evolution toward taller wood buildings, the Symposium will focus on how designers are increasing density at lower cost by designing taller mid-rise ...
  • Nudo Products Announces Acquisition of Prime Panels Inc. (Springfield, IL) – Nudo Products, Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of Prime Panels Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of specialized panels for use in agricultural, commercial, industrial and transportation applications.  Prime Panels is known for their extensive line of laminates and substrates, which has allowed them to serve the needs of a very ...
  • Now there’s an idea: door-friendly shipping containers from Schweiss Leave it to Schweiss Doors to find a solution for any problem, including easier access to shipping and commercial containers. Because it can be a hassle dealing with conventional containers with a door located at the end, the hydraulic door company has engineered a door that can be placed anywhere. Schweiss Doors says it can make any container, ...
  • Post frame comes home Part II: An award winning residence - By Sharon Thatcher, Editor, Rural Builder – You may recognize Josh Sweinhart’s residence. It won the Judge’s Award in the 2013 Building of the Year competition sponsored by the National Frame Building Association. Sweinhart is a post-frame builder with a special creative bent, as evidenced by his self-designed home in Pennsylvania. His every day work often ...