Metal Builder

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

Firestone Building Products Expands Product Line

Firestone Building Products Company, LLC, is extending its UNA-CLAD Aluminum Plate Panel offering to include the Series 3200 No Return (NR). The Series 3200 NR provides commercial building professionals an additional option for enhanced aesthetics. The panels are fabricated using an … Read more »

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MFM Ultra HT Wind & Water Seal receives Miami-Dade approval

Coshocton, OH: MFM Building Products, a manufacturer of a full envelope of waterproofing and weather barrier products for the building industry, recently announced that its Ultra HT Wind & Water Seal™ high temperature roofing underlayment has been formally approved by … Read more »

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LMCurbs reaches 20-year milestone as strategic distributor for S-5!

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO. — S-5!®, the well-respected authority on attachment technology for the metal roofing industry, is proud to announce its twenty-year association with LMCurbs®, the single-source supplier of top-of-the-line metal roofing accessories. Impressively, LMCurbs has sold over eight million … Read more »

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Metalmaster Roofmaster success story featured

The story of how Metalmaster Roofmaster began as a small gutter and downspout business and grew into one of the largest commercial sheet metal and roofing contractors in North America is told in a six-page article in the March issue … Read more »

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Video: Making of the new Galaxy FBO at the Lone Star Executive Airport

A time lapse video published Jan 13, 2014 on YouTube by GalaxyFBO. This incredible video shows the year-long construction process of the new Galaxy FBO at the Lone Star Executive Airport (KCXO) in Conroe, Texas.

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Lessons learned for builders from the Joplin tornado: Government report released

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued the final report  for its technical investigation of the May 22, 2011, tornado that struck Joplin, Mo.—the deadliest tornado in the United States in the 64 years that official records … Read more »

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When is a metal building a pimple?

In Ingelside on the Bay, Texas, along Corpus Christi Bay, residents are questioning the issue: when is a metal building a pimple? According to an article on aransaspassprogress.com, an increasing number of large metal buildings in residential areas are popping … Read more »

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Opus Virtual Offices Offers Roofers Opportunity

While on the roof, roofers are difficult to reach. But by having a professional receptionist answer their phones, roofing companies can now present a professional image and convert business at a higher rate than before. Traditionally, if customers are in … Read more »

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UNA-CLAD Delta Panels Now Come in Perforated Options

INDIANAPOLIS – Firestone Building Products Company, LLC, a leading manufacturer and supplier of a comprehensive “Roots to Rooftops” portfolio of products, announced today its existing UNA-CLAD™ Delta Concealed Fastener Panels are now available in perforated profiles. The Delta Series, an … Read more »

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Bigger and better: Nothing about this metal building project was small

- By Sharon Thatcher – When Tri-M Construction got its first opportunity to general contract a project in a high-end air community near Benton, Kan., it did so in a big way.  What resulted was the largest project thus far … Read more »

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