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METAL ROOFERS: WHAT’S YOUR OUTLOOK FOR 2015?

To better serve your information needs, we would like to know what your industry outlook is for 2015. Please take a couple of minutes right now to complete our quick survey. Summary data we gather today will appear in the … Read more »

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Construction Backlog Indicator Reaches Another All-Time High

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is reporting that its Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) reached a new all-time high during the third quarter of 2014 at 8.8 months, eclipsing the previous all-time high of 8.5 months in the second quarter of … Read more »

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Historically reflective casino design is a challenge to create, but a pleasure to see

Elk Grove Village, Ill. – Cherokee Nation Entertainment’s 10,000-sq.-ft. Ramona Casino features a unique style that was both challenging and rewarding to create. The curved nature of the building’s exterior required multiple shades and profiles of metal panels, plus clever … Read more »

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Survey: What does 2015 look like for builders?

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Rural Builder magazine is conducting a survey to help determine the year ahead for professional builders in the U.S. To better serve your information needs, we would like to find out more about your outlook for 2015. Please take a … Read more »

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NCI Building Systems Reaches Definitive Agreement to Acquire CENTRIA

HOUSTON- NCI Building Systems, Inc. (NYSE: NCS), a leading manufacturer of metal products for the nonresidential building industry, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Pittsburgh area-based CENTRIA, an internationally recognized leader in the design, engineering, and manufacturing of … Read more »

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New Study verifies coated steel roofs can last as long as the buildings they cover

CHICAGO, IL – The Metal Construction Association (MCA) has released new research findings that conclude that certain metal roof systems can last at least 60 years, meaning they do not require replacement during a commercial building’s service life. “This study … Read more »

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Sukup Addresses Grain Bin Safety Concerns with Zero-Entry Commercial Sweep

Sukup Manufacturing Co. holds the safety of customers as a top priority. Keeping operators and workers out of grain bins is key to keeping them safe. To that end, Sukup Manufacturing Co. has developed the 16” Zero-Entry Commercial Sweep for … Read more »

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3-D printing for construction? It’s out there and waiting for developers

- By Oliver Witte – The latest digital gadget to catch the attention of designers and builders is a printer that can produce an object in three dimensions. Unlike 2D printers that can only simulate depth on a flat surface … Read more »

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A Wealth of New Business Connections Made at METALCON 2014

In early October the halls of the Colorado Convention Center in Denver were abuzz as visitors captured ideas for expanding their businesses in the line-up of new products and education sessions at the 2014 METALCON. “All of us are surrounded … Read more »

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Drexel Metals Helps Preserve Buildings On Historical Museum Site

Generosity begins at home and Drexel Metals’ generosity will help ensure future generations can experience historical Doylestown, Pa., and the Mercer Museum, located about an hour north of Philadelphia. Mercer Museum and Fonthill Castle are non-profit National Historic Landmarks, designed … Read more »

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