Low Rise Construction

Information for the building professional on buildings above ground level, less than three stories in height, generally non-residential in nature.

Custom Green Snap-Lock Roof Adds Signature Look To New Cabela’s Store

Design for the new Cabela’s store in Gainesville, Virginia, reflects the company’s well-known lodge-inspired theme featuring high ceilings, raw exposed wood, stone masonry and, of course, the chain’s signature green roof. In this case, more than 20,000 square feet of Petersen’s 22-gauge Snap-Clad panels finished in custom color East Georgia Green...

Malco Products, SBC, Named A 2018 Top Workplace

List recognizes the most progressive companies in Minnesota based on employee opinions on engagement, organizational health and satisfaction. Malco Products, SBC, a leading manufacturer of high-quality, American-made tools for professional use, has been named one of the Top Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune. A complete list of those selected...

Malco Products, SBC, Earns Governor’s Safety Award For Workplace Safety

Malco receives Meritorious Achievement Award from Minnesota Safety Council for excellence in workplace health and safety. Malco Products, SBC, was recently honored for its dedication to workplace safety and health with a Meritorious Achievement Award from the Governor’s Safety Awards program, coordinated by the Minnesota Safety Council. Applicants were judged on several...

Metal Roof Adds Contemporary Pop To IL Farmhouse

Although situated on a cul de sac with four neighboring homes designed by the same architect, the “contemporary farmhouse” style of the private residence in Burr Ridge, Illinois, makes it unique. The owners of the 5,000-square-foot residence voiced a desire that their new residence have a farmhouse look with a metal...

Blue Aluminum Roof Is Clear Choice For Florida Yacht Club

The new blue aluminum roof on the Bradenton Yacht Club in Bradenton, Florida, replaces an old, tired roof, giving the building new life. Removing the old roof was more economically sensible than repainting it, which would only delay its inevitable replacement. More than 25,000 square feet of Petersen’s 18-inch-wide Snap-Clad roof...

Dynamic Fastener Releases New Tool & Fastener Hand Guide

Dynamic Fastener has released a new version of its popular tool and fastener hand guide. The 132-page, full-color free publication provides concise answers to questions pertaining to fastener applications, engineering data, availability of types, size ranges and fastener materials. In addition to discussing screws and anchors, the guide provides prices and...

EDCO Products Inc. Named Minnesota Manufacturer of the Year

EDCO Products, a Minnesota-based industry leading manufacturer of residential and commercial exterior building products, was named the 2018 Minnesota Manufacturer of the Year in the small-company category by the Manufacturers Alliance. The award recognizes EDCO’s outstanding manufacturing capabilities, as well as their commitment to sharing expertise within the manufacturing industry through...

ATAS International Upgrades Certification to ISO 9001:2015

ATAS International’s operations were certified to the ISO 9001:2000 international quality system standard in 2006.  In April 2018, the ATAS ISO certification has been upgraded to ISO 9001:2015 (with design in the Allentown, Pennsylvania, locations). This certification assists ATAS with maintaining industry leadership; using a customer focus and quality improvements that...