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Malco Products, SBC, Named A 2018 Top Workplace

List recognizes the most progressive companies in Minnesota based on employee opinions on engagement, organizational health and satisfaction. Malco Products, SBC, a leading manufacturer of high-quality, American-made tools for professional use, has been named one of the Top Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune. A complete list of those selected...

Malco Products, SBC, Earns Governor’s Safety Award For Workplace Safety

Malco receives Meritorious Achievement Award from Minnesota Safety Council for excellence in workplace health and safety. Malco Products, SBC, was recently honored for its dedication to workplace safety and health with a Meritorious Achievement Award from the Governor’s Safety Awards program, coordinated by the Minnesota Safety Council. Applicants were judged on several...

MFM Building Products Hires New Sales Representation For Oklahoma

MFM Building Products, a manufacturer of a full envelope of waterproofing and weather barrier products for the building industry, is pleased to announce that the firm has reached an agreement with Heartland Architectural Products to represent MFM in the state of Oklahoma. Heartland Architectural Products was founded in 2010 and will...

MORIN Names Spurlin For VP—Sales & Marketing

Keith Spurlin is joining Morin, A Kingspan Group Company, in the role of vice president of sales and marketing effective immediately. Spurlin will oversee and manage Morin regional sales managers and independent representative groups across the United States. “At Morin, I will leverage my sales, technical design and metal façade expertise...

Metal Cladding Adds Beauty, Saves Budget For High-Rise Apartments

Located in the Oakland district of Pittsburgh, touted as the city’s academic and healthcare center and one of its major cultural areas, the new high-rise SkyVue Apartments offer unparalleled upscale living. With luxurious, market-rate unfurnished apartments as well as furnished apartments catering to students at three nearby universities, the building totals...

S-5! Makes Improvements, Introduces PV Kit 2.0

S-5! has released PV Kit 2.0 EdgeGrab and PV Kit 2.0 MidGrab, offering solar panel installers significant improvements and easier installation. Among the improvements to the new PV Kit 2.0 include: Only one tool needed for installation; Preassembled components save time and money; Installs with module, reducing lay-out time; Single-piece EdgeGrab...

MRA Predicts Uptick In Demand For Metal Roofing

California’s solar power mandate causes U.S. builders, homeowners to think twice about their roofs. As the first state in the nation to require all new homes to have solar power, California’s recent decision may result in a dramatic shift in the way American and Canadian homeowners think about their roofing options,...

ABC Supply Co. Inc. Acquires Assets Of G & F Roof Supply, Inc.

Acquisition to strengthen company’s relationship with contractors. Building products distributor ABC Supply Co. Inc. has acquired the assets of G & F Roof Supply, Inc., a distributor of roofing products, which is located in California. The company will continue to serve customers out of its three locations at 1225 E. Cerritos...

Metal Roof Adds Contemporary Pop To IL Farmhouse

Although situated on a cul de sac with four neighboring homes designed by the same architect, the “contemporary farmhouse” style of the private residence in Burr Ridge, Illinois, makes it unique. The owners of the 5,000-square-foot residence voiced a desire that their new residence have a farmhouse look with a metal...

NFL Star Will Keynote At METALCON

Steve Smith, considered one of the NFL’s most productive wide receivers in the 21st century, will provide the day two Keynote Address at METALCON on Thursday, October 11, 2018, from 11 am to 12 pm. As the Carolina Panthers’ all-time leader in total touchdowns, receptions and receiving yards, Smith retired as a...