Metal Builder

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

Win a surround sound system in Metal Prep’s “Prime All the Time” Sweepstakes

Now through Oct. 15, 2014, Metal Prep is sponsoring a sweepstakes for an entertainment prize package. The prize package includes an HD Smart TV, Blue Ray Player and Surround Sound worth more than $1,000. Entry is simple and free, although a … Read more »

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Nudo Products launches new website for High Standard Inc.

(Springfield, IL) – The new website for High Standard, Inc. (www.hsipanels.com) went live on July 14, 2014. High Standard is a full service exterior architectural panel manufacturer and fabricator. In 2013, High Standard was acquired by Nudo Products, a manufacturer … Read more »

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New global account executive joins Swenson Shear

Turlock, CA - Marshall Benson, seasoned business development professional, joins Swenson Shear‘s CEO, Jonathan Dravecky, and the team as Global Account Executive. Benson will focus on international and system-wide sales channels. Benson’s extensive manufacturing knowledge and experience in the commercial and residential OEM, … Read more »

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Man caves and toy shops

- By Sharon Thatcher – Remember when a garage was nothing more than a big box with walls, ceiling and a floor? And a shed was a littler version of the same? Customers wanting one didn’t ask for much more … Read more »

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Varco Pruden Unveils Redesigned Website

MEMPHIS, TN– Varco Pruden (VP) Buildings is proud to announce the launch of its redesigned website, www.vp.com. The revamped site features a streamlined, user-friendly interface and clear structure; a clean, uncluttered design; improved functionality; and intuitive navigation intended to enhance … Read more »

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Award-winner houses North Dakota Farm Bureau

When the North Dakota Farm Bureau decided to build a new office complex it needed to blend into a local residential community. Missouri River Contracting did just that using a Metallic Building. The project won one of this year’s Top … Read more »

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Valspar Unveils New Exterior Color Collections

New research based color palettes created to inspire architects and designers MINNEAPOLIS –  Color matters – it defines cultures, sells products and services, conveys emotion, inspires everything around us and continues to evolve. From there, Valspar refined the themes into … Read more »

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Englert Roofing App Now Includes Coil Calculators

Englert, Inc. has announced that its Englert Roofing and Gutter App has been updated to include two roofing coil calculators. These are mobile versions of the same coil calculators found on the Englert website and are expected to be useful … Read more »

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RHEINZINK Panels Play Key Role In Boathouse Facade

Shortly after taking office, Chicago’s mayor Rahm Emanuel identified the Chicago River as “the city’s next recreational frontier.“ He announced plans to build four boathouses as “anchors to the river’s future development.“ The recently completed WMS Boathouse at Clark Park … Read more »

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ATAS Introduces Wave Panel

ALLENTOWN, PA:  – ATAS International, Inc. is pleased to announce a new addition, Wave Panel, to their Belvedere series. Wave Panel is a 40” wide wall panel with deep, non-symmetrical curves. Wave Panel offers architects a fresh way to create … Read more »

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