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DBCI launches 3000 Series Door for moderate to high-wind loads

Douglasville, GA – Rollup door manufacturer DBCI announces the launch of the new 3000 Series door this April. The 3000 was developed for moderate to high wind loads and is immediately available throughout the U.S. and Canada. The big advantage … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Frame Building News, Horse Barns, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal Buildings, Post Frame, RB May 2015, Rural Builder Magazine, SIPs/ICFs | Tagged DBCI 3000 Series door, rollup door | Leave a comment

Metal to the rescue for refugees

Metal once again rises to the occasion with quick and affordable shelters for refugees. The shelters are temporary in nature but allow for use on average of three years as compared to tents that are only good for a few … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Energy Efficiency, Green Building, Green Products, Green Projects, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal building systems, Metal Buildings, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Products, RB December 2014, RB February 2015, Residential, Rural Builder Magazine | Tagged metal buildings, metal refugee housing, metal roofing | Leave a comment

2015 Gold Key voting is now open!

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Annually for the past 33 years, Rural Builder has sponsored a contest where builders vote for their favorite suppliers. Companies that receive the most votes receive a Gold Key Award, which allows them bragging rights and special advertising privileges. Winners … Read more »

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Drexel Metals Comes To Rescue Pennsylvania Audubon Society

When board members of the Bucks County Audubon Society (BCAS) in New Hope, Pennsylvania, were looking for help with a leaking roof on their historic building, they only had to search as far as a supportive member. Dick Carroll, the … Read more »

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Englert Service Centers To Hold Customer Appreciation Days In April

Field Service Centers at four Englert, Inc. locations will be holding Customer Appreciation Days during April, offering special promotions and pricing on metal roofing accessories, gutter products, trim coil and the Englert brand gutter screens, MicroGuard and SureGuard. The annual … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Gutter Products, Gutters, In the Industry, Metal Builder, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing News, Products, Roofing Products, Supplier News, Tools and Jobsite Equipment | Tagged Field Service Centers at four Englert, gutter products, Inc. locations will be holding Customer Appreciation Days during April, MicroGuard and SureGuard., offering special promotions and pricing on metal roofing accessories, trim coil and the Englert brand gutter screens | Leave a comment

SnoBlox-Snojax announces release of the SS Ventsaver for standing seam roofs

The SS Ventsaver, from SnoBlox-Snojax, is an adjustable-fit mounting plate that secures to the seams of standing seam roofs with four non-penetrating RCT seam roof clamps. It allows the use of all Ventsaver models to be used on standing seam … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Frame Building News, Horse Barns, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal Buildings, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Post Frame, Products, Roofing Products, Supplier News | Tagged metal roofs, SnoBlox, Snojax, standing seam roofs, ventsaver | Leave a comment

InterWrap Shows Its Improved Titanium UDL25 AT IRE

InterWrap recently showed its new and improved Titanium UDL25 featuring a Sure-Foot slip resistant walking surface at the International Roofing Expo (IRE). Now all Titanium models of underlayment incorporate the same patented slip resistant nodular walking service that has helped … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, In the Industry, Metal Builder, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing News, Products, Reroofing, Residential, Supplier News, Underlayments | Tagged InterWrap, IRE products, slip resistant walking surface, sure-foot, Titanium UDL25, Underlayments | Leave a comment

Fall Protection Distributors Releases Standing Seam Roof Anchor SSRA1

Engineered to revolutionize fall protection anchorage attachment on standing seam roofs, this patented, non-penetrating design of this life saving device is unlike anything currently available. The SSRA1 consists of a solid 6061-T6 aluminum body with 12 stainless steel set screws. … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Fasteners, Metal Builder, Metal Buildings, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing News, Products, Supplier News | Tagged 12 stainless steel, 6061-T6, aluminum body, d-ring, Fall Protection Distribution, set screws, single-man attachment, standing seam roof anchor SSRA1 | Leave a comment

Big Crowds Attend the 2015 IRE In The Big Easy

Industry professionals full of energy and excitement filled the halls of the Morial Convention Center to take part in three days of education, networking and a bustling tradeshow floor at the 2015 International Roofing Expo [IRE]. Taking place from February … Read more »

Posted in Building Components, Construction Industry News, Events, Fasteners, Green Building, Green Products, Industry Experts, International Roofing Expo, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal building systems, Metal Buildings, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing News, Metal Shingles, New Products, Products, Reroofing, Residential, Roll Formers, Roofing Products, Solar, Supplier News, Tools and Jobsite Equipment, Underlayments, Vertical Panels | Tagged International Roofing Expo, IRE 2015, metal roofing, NRCA | Leave a comment

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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