Metal Builder

The popularity of metal buildings is explored through news, features and product profiles, geared toward the professional builder.

S-5! Introduces SolarFoot For Exposed Fastener Panels

The new SolarFoot is made for exposed fastener metal roofing with the strength, quality and time-proven integrity S-5! is known for. The SolarFoot, with four points of attachment, provides an ideal mounting platform to attach the L-Foot of a rail-mounted solar system or other ancillaries to the roof. The SolarFoot ensures...

TFC Launches A Full Line Of 304 Stainless Steel Bi-Metal Drill Screws

Triangle Fastener Corporation (TFC) of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, recently announced the availability of a full line of 304 stainless steel bi-metal self-drilling screws. Bi-metal screws have heads and threads made of 304 stainless steel providing exceptional corrosion resistance and ductility. A hardened carbon steel drill point welded to a stainless steel body,...

Milwaukee Introduces New Utility Pouches

Milwaukee Tool continues to expand their storage solutions with the introduction of a new Utility Pouch and Compact Utility Pouch. The new pouches are designed from the ground-up to address the needs of professionals who require a durable storage solution that easily and securely fastens to belts but can also be...

American Building Components Launches Online Ordering Website

American Building Components recently announced the launch of their online ordering tool accessible via shop.abcmetalroofing.com. Developed with a focus on mobile‐first design, this platform allows their customers to order products online 24 hours a day, seven days a week via their desktop computers, tablets and mobile devices—enhancing the ease with which...

ATAS Announces Winners For The Project Of The Year Awards

ATAS International, Inc. honored its 2016 Project of the Year winners at a recent awards banquet. This annual competition recognizes projects in which ATAS products have been incorporated into the design of the building. An independent panel of judges reviewed photos of all the projects submitted throughout the year and chose...

‘Elite’ Grain Center a Showpiece of Sukup Equipment

SHEFFIELD, Iowa – As if the striking profile of the building weren’t enough, one look at the control panel in the new grain loading/unloading station at Patterson Farms confirms it as a grain handler’s dream come true. There are controls for sweeps and unload conveyors in four bins, for leg and...

Three-Tier Metal Roof Disguises Mass Of New Oklahoma School

The expansive new 500-student pre-K thru 4th grade Heritage Elementary School in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, was greatly needed by its growing community. The project, designed by Crafton Tull in Tulsa, features a curving spine element that provides the main circulation corridor off of which three major classroom “fingers” radiate. A defining entry...