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MRA: Metal Attracting More Interest in Wildfire Areas

After a disastrous fire season, the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) is reporting greater interest from homeowners in how to prepare and make their homes “ignition resistant,” especially in western regions. Even homeowners who never thought they would be impacted by wildfire danger are recognizing that climate change is making blazes not...

Western Roofing Expo 2019—Request For Presentations

With the ever-increasing popularity of the Western Roofing Expo and its educational seminars, we are making a call to all public speakers: apply to teach a seminar at the upcoming Western Roofing Expo 2019 in Las Vegas! We believe the quality of our membership provides a valuable knowledge base to tap into, driving even...

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, 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...

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...