Metal Builder

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

RHEINZINK Panels Play Key Role In Cladding

The wildly unique design of the new office building known as the “Pterodactyl” in Culver City, California, is truly stunning. Designed by Eric Owen Moss Architects, the 16,663 square foot building represents culmination of a project that has spanned 17 years. Completed in Spring, 2015, the Pterodactyl is perched atop a four-level parking garage...

Firestone Building Products Names Partner in Quality Award Winners

133 Firms Honored for Excellence in Craftsmanship and Quality of Roofing Installation. Firestone Building Products Company, LLC, a manufacturer and supplier of a comprehensive “Roots to Rooftops” product portfolio, recognized 133 firms across the United States, Canada and Mexico with the 2015 Partner in Quality Award. The annual award honors an elite group of...

2015 METALCON to showcase newest trends for business success

Newton, MA – For construction professionals in the field and those in the front office, METALCON 2015 has education sessions to improve their field techniques, management skills and business success. Each year METALCON attracts metal building, residential and roofing contractors, architects, engineers, developers, facility managers, fabricators and building owners from more than 52 countries...

Former Harley-Davidson VP, Clyde Fessler, to keynote at METALCON

Clyde Fessler, former Harley-Davidson vice president of marketing and business development, has been selected as the keynote speaker for the 25th annual METALCON. This year’s event will be held Oct. 14-16 in Tampa, Florida. On the verge of bankruptcy in the early 1980’s, Harley-Davidson found itself facing severe market conditions and heavy foreign competition....

MBMA grants to introduce metal construction to engineering & architectural students, staff

CLEVELAND, OHIO – In a groundbreaking educational initiative, the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) is providing faculty fellowships in cooperation with the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI). These awards will expedite development of a model program that partners the metal building industry with undergraduate engineering and architectural faculty and students. The fellowships will...

U.S. Metal Industry Shows Growth In Past 5 Years, Despite Economy

The market for metal products in the United States grew 4 percent annually over the past five years, according to an industry study released by the Metal Construction Association (MCA). This growth is significant because it occurred from 2009 through 2014, during the economic downturn when construction volumes declined and building owners and specifiers...

Rowe To Spearhead Sales For Roofinox America

David H. Rowe, a 28-year veteran of the metal roofing and wall panel industry, has been named vice president of sales of Roofinox America, Inc., the leading supplier of Roofinox stainless steel coil, featuring mechanical properties and an architecturally distinctive matt finish for rollformed roofing panels. Rowe joins Roofinox from Englert, Inc., a leading...

ATAS International Project of the Year Winners Announced

As ATAS wraps up their 25th Annual Project of the Year competition, the celebration continues for a select handful of people who were deemed Project of the Year winners. In addition to their custom fabricated ATAS plaque, title-holders earn a year-long promotional opportunity, including project photos, details and credits, all prominently displayed on the...

Unique High School Facility Intended To Challenge Students

Architecturally unique projects like the San Jose High School Career Technology Engineering Building only come together when everyone involved is on the same page. Morin, A Kingspan Group Company, helped make it work for the architectural and construction teams. “This is the project that actually pushed our company in the direction of taking on...

New Commercial/Industrial Wall Panel Brochure From Englert

Englert, Inc. has announced the availability of a print and online brochure for its line of commercial/industrial wall panels. The new eight-page color brochure provides descriptions of Englert’s horizontal, concealed fastener, corrugated and Uniline series of panels, including performance and testing data, line illustrations and CadCad depictions of each and application features and benefits....