Metal Builder

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

Options for post-frame builders just keep getting better

Check out some of the newer products that made their Frame Building Expo debut in Louisville. American Building Components Commodity Panel Line Ideal for barns and storage projects, the Commodity panel line provides great value paired with the unparalleled quality … Read more »

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Sealant: A Critical Step in Metal Roofing

- By Mark Mullins, Fabral, Applications Engineer/Product Training Manager – The importance of the role of sealant in metal roofing cannot be stressed enough. One common myth when working with exposed fastener panels is that the combination of gravity and … Read more »

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Fabral promotes Scott Abraham to Territory Sales Manager

Lancaster, Pennsylvania – Fabral announces the promotion of Scott Abraham to Territory Sales Manager for the regions of northwest Minnesota and North Dakota. Abraham has worked at Fabral since February 2014 as Business Development Manager and now transitions into this … Read more »

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AceClamp/PMC Industries to introduce two new fastening solutions for solar

PLAINVILLE, Conn. – AceClamp/PMC Industries will introduce the AceClamp Wind Clamp and the AceClamp Wire Management Clip, two new fastening solutions for solar standing seam metal roof applications, at the International Roofing Expo, Feb. 24-26. The exhibition takes place at … Read more »

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Please Submit “the idea book” Projects ASAP!

It’s that time of year again — we’re looking for signature roofing projects to feature in “the idea book.” We’ve still got a little time, but we need to have project photos and information here no later than Friday, February 27. … Read more »

Posted in Building Components, Commercial/Institutional, Construction Industry News, In the Industry, Metal Builder, Metal building systems, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Metal Roofing News, Metal Shingles, New Products, Products, Reroofing, Residential, Roofing Products, Solar, Supplier News, Tools and Jobsite Equipment, Underlayments, Vertical Panels | Tagged 2015, feb. 27, signature metal roofing projects, the idea book 2015 | Leave a comment

Battling Condensation: Determining the Best Methods of Control

By Mark Mullins, FABRAL As suppliers and installers of metal roofing, we have all likely dealt with the issue of condensation. There are several control methods available, so the first consideration must be towards looking at the building construction to … Read more »

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New Tech Machinery Involved In Unique Project

When it comes to metal roofing, oftentimes projects materialize that require a second look. Metal allows builders to incorporate colors and designs that would not have had such an impressive outcome with any other material. Portable roll forming manufacturer New … Read more »

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Garland Recognized for Workplace Culture and Performance

The Garland Company, Inc. was recognized locally this year for financial performance and workplace culture, including receiving a coveted award among northeast Ohio businesses for the 15th consecutive year. Garland received the NorthCoast 99 award and The Plain Dealer Top … Read more »

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Petersen Aluminum Celebrates 50th Anniversary, Plans Next 50 Years

Petersen Aluminum Corp. (PAC) is celebrating its 50th anniversary by honoring the first five decades of company history as it prepares for a bright future. Maurice “Maury” Petersen founded the company on Feb. 15, 1965, as an aluminum distributor in … Read more »

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MBMA names 2015 board members and Innovation Award winner

CLEVELAND, OHIO – The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) approved its 2015 Board of Directors at the MBMA Annual Meeting held on December 10, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. The 2015 Board Members are: Tom Gilligan, Chairman, Butler Manufacturing Brad Curtis, … Read more »

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