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  • 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 ...
  • Post frame comes home, Part I: Brave new world of the pole barn house Editors Note: “Pole barn” verus “Post Frame” Residential post frame remains a modest part of the industry, but as with all things post frame, it continues to evolve. From secondary garages with living quarters to full-time residences, builders are finding converts among consumers who are looking to build their dream homes. In the September issue of Rural Builder, ...
  • ATAS Awarded Organization Certificate of Appreciation by CSI ATAS was recognized with the “Organizational Certificate of Appreciation” award at the National CSI Conference in Baltimore on Sept. 12th, 2014.This is the highest award the Construction Specifications Institute can bestow on a firm, organization or association. It is presented for exceptional accomplishments that promote the mission of the Institute, or for exceptional liaison work ...
  • Van Mark Products Corp. Celebrates its 50th Anniversary Van Mark Products Corporation is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2014. Founded in 1964 by Gene Van Cleave, Van Mark has become the worldwide leader in manufacturing portable jobsite bending brakes and installation tools for the residential and commercial construction industries. Doing business globally and based out of Farmington Hills MI, Van Mark designs and manufactures ...
  • MBCI launches new customer-centric website HOUSTON –  MBCI recently launched its new website at www.mbci.com. The new, responsive site is designed with the contractor, architect and specification writing professionals in mind and showcases a number of innovative features. It is compatible and easily navigable via computer, tablet and mobile devices. Bill Coleman, president of MBCI, said the organization wanted to improve ...
  • Hydronic Radiant Floor Heat 101 - By Les Graham – With the popularity of radiant floor heat and sales rising each year, more and more concrete contractors and general contractors are selling radiant floor heating systems with their projects. This article explains the key points of radiant floor heat and gives you the confidence to start including radiant floor heat in ...
  • HotEdge announces new ownership – A leading innovator in the design and manufacture of roof ice melt systems has formally introduced its new ownership. HotEdge LLC announces the company’s acquisition by Andrew Elson, who will manage strategy and day-to-day operations of the five year old company. As both an entrepreneur and practicing attorney in Colorado, Elson said he ...