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Utah Metal Roofing Manufacturer Finding Ways To Pay It Forward

Everyone has a story. The story of David “Homie” Mulcahy, a custom metal manufacturer and fabricator in Utah, is truly like no other. Growing up in East Los Angeles – Highland Park to be specific – Mulcahy easily found trouble … Read more »

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National Coatings Enhances their Reach in Northern Texas

National Coatings Corporation (NCC), a leading manufacturer and supplier of durable, energy efficient, cool roof coatings, is pleased to announce the addition of the Dunne Company Incorporated of Dallas, TX, to National Coatings’ Gulf States Regional Team. Bill Dunne Jr. … Read more »

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Metal of Honor Awards: Vote For The Best Supplier In The Metal Roofing Industry!

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Just like you, Metal Roofing Magazine is looking for the best of the best suppliers in the metal roofing industry. Last year, you helped us find 39 of them and we honored them with the 11th annual Metal of Honor … Read more »

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ABC predicts continued construction industry growth in 2015

ABC economist expects a rise in backlog, construction employment and nonresidential spending WASHINGTON, D.C. – Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) forecasts a steady and ongoing economic recovery for the U.S. commercial and industrial construction industries in 2015. The reasonably brisk … Read more »

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Englert Names New Pittsburgh FSC Manager

Jeffrey Cordes has been named manager of Englert’s Pittsburgh Field Service Center, responsible for the warehousing and distribution of Englert roofing, wall panel and gutter products in the Western Pennsylvania market. Cordes has more than 13 years’ experience in logistics … Read more »

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Palram Opens New Logistics Center

(Lehigh Valley, PA) – Palram Americas, a leading manufacturer of polycarbonate and PVC sheets, has announced the completion of an 80,000 square foot logistics center positioned directly next door to their Americas headquarters in Weisenberg Township, Kutztown, Pennsylvania. “We did … Read more »

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Levi’s Building Components introduces 3 new products for metal roofing and post-frame projects

Levi’s Building Components is introducing not one, but three new products: a standing seam snow guard – the 55RF Snow Defender; a new woven polypropylene Metal Wrap; and the Hot-Dipped Galvanized Coated Uplift Plate. 55RF SNOW DEFENDER If you have … Read more »

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McElroy Metal Panels Curved Onsite For Fire Station Installation

Everyone notices curves and everyone will notice the seven barrel roofs on the new Tyler Fire Station #5 in Tyler, Texas. McElroy Metal manufactured and delivered more than 14,000 square feet of its Maxima ADV 2-inch tall standing seam panels … Read more »

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ABC Supply Opens Two More Branches

BELOIT, Wis. – In recent weeks, building products distributor ABC Supply Co. Inc. has opened two more branches – one in Philadelphia and the other in Newnan, Georgia. The Philadelphia store provides a second ABC location for contractors working within … Read more »

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Buying a new vs. used rollformer: What’s best for you?

Research a necessity to ensure the better decision for your operation By Joe Repovs, Founder, Samco Machinery TORONTO, December 2, 2014 – Successful businesses are run by people who are prudent with how money is spent or re-invested into the … Read more »

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