Metal Builder

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

Snow Protection: Bringing A Strategic Outlook

Lessons from outside the United States and from earlier times. How to best protect your customers and your reputation. A-va-lanche! It is a word no one ever wants to hear. And a word that no one ever wants to hear while standing under a metal roof, or while observing others standing...

Garland Named in Top 10 Northeast Ohio Workplaces

Employee feedback at The Garland Company ranks among highest in the region. The Garland Company has been honored as a 2018 Top Workplace by The Plain Dealer among an impressive group of Northeast Ohio organizations. Garland placed 6th in the Small Companies category—up from 27th place in 2017. The oldest company...

Malco Products, SBC, Provides Six-Figure Support for Trade Education Programs

Malco annually donates more than $130,000 of in-kind tools and apparel to skilled trade education programs across the country Malco Products, SBC, the nation’s leading manufacturer of high-quality, American-made tools for professional use, has a history of providing significant support to the technical education community across the United States and that tradition...

Custom Green Snap-Lock Roof Adds Signature Look To New Cabela’s Store

Design for the new Cabela’s store in Gainesville, Virginia, reflects the company’s well-known lodge-inspired theme featuring high ceilings, raw exposed wood, stone masonry and, of course, the chain’s signature green roof. In this case, more than 20,000 square feet of Petersen’s 22-gauge Snap-Clad panels finished in custom color East Georgia Green...

McElroy Metal Opens New Manufacturing Facility In Missouri

To meet the needs of a growing customer base, McElroy Metal opened its 13th U.S. manufacturing facility in Diamond, Missouri, this summer. “I look forward to servicing customers from here,” says Billy Howell, operations manager at the new Diamond manufacturing facility. “McElroy Metal has had a service center in this location...

What To Consider Before Buying A Metal Roof

Popular in some areas, but only emerging in other areas, metal roofs are a wonderful roofing option that is often overlooked. Take a moment to investigate, however, and you’ll see why metal roofs are worth considering when time comes to build a new home or roof repair. Wear & Tear Metal...