Metal Roofing

ATAS International To Host Open House Oct. 2

ATAS International, Inc., will host an open house at its manufacturing facility located at 6612 Snowdrift Road, Allentown, Pennsylvania, to celebrate Manufacturing Day. The event will be held on Friday, October 2, 2015, with two programs open to the members of the Greater Lehigh Valley area community; one begins at 9 AM and the...

ASMI accepts MCA report on increased service life of metal roofing

CHICAGO, IL – The Athena Sustainable Materials Institute (ASMI) has accepted a recent report published by the Metal Construction Association (MCA) that verifies certain metal roof systems can have a service life of at least 60 years. The service life report served as the technical substantiation required for Athena to change the useful service...

Cutting Steel Shingles Just Got 30 Percent Easier

Now make fast, safe, precise cuts in steel shingles, shakes and tile style roofing, including DECRA, METRO and GERARD brands, all season long, with the Stone Coated Steel Roofing Cutter from Malco Products. Compound leverage and a generous handle length reduce user cutting force up to 30 percent vs. other guillotine style cutters that...

Merchant & Evans, Roofinox Offer Customers Unique Roofing Products

Merchant & Evans, Inc., the Burlington, New Jersey-based manufacturer of premium metal roofing systems and Roofinox America of Tinton Falls, New Jersey, recently announced a strategic alliance to provide the Roofinox line of stainless steel and tin-plated (terne-coated) metal roofing materials to Merchant & Evans customers in the United States and Canada. With the...

MCA Publishes New Technical Bulletin

The Metal Construction Association (MCA) has published a new technical resource to assist designers and installers in selecting the proper type of fastener: Fastener Compatibility with Profiled Metal Roof and Wall Panels. Found in the technical resources section of the MCA website at www.metalconstruction.org, the new bulletin includes a convenient table that serves as...

Petersen Aluminum Metal Roof, Wall Panels Design Files Available Online

Architects and designers now have multiple options for digitally locating and specifying Petersen Aluminum products during the design phase of any project. The manufacturer of metal roof and wall panels now has its library of BIM, CAD and installation drawings available on design platforms including Autodesk Seek, Arcat and Sweets. Most recently, Petersen Aluminum...

NCCA offers free downloadable “Tool Kits” on coil coating process

Cleveland, Ohio—The National Coil Coating Association (NCCA) offers more than 20 free educational “Tool Kits” in PDF format written by industry experts on the coil coating process. The Tool Kits are comprehensive yet easily understood papers that address popular topics related to prepainted metal and the process. Some examples include: “Coil Coating Topcoat Systems,”...

RHEINZINK Appoints Regional Sales Manager

RHEINZINK America has hired Charles “Chuck” Bell as regional sales manager covering New England and the Mid-Atlantic states. Bell has extensive experience with architectural building products. He was previously territory sales representative with Merchant & Evans, a manufacturer of metal roofing and siding systems. Prior to that, Bell worked in a sales capacity with...

Drexel Metals, Freedom Roofing Complete Successful School Re-Roof

Installers formed, curved panels onsite for barrel roof over gymnasium A unique and challenging roofing problem on a large school called for a permanent solution. Freedom Roofing Solutions of Vilonia, Arkansas, formed and curved Drexel Metals roof panels onsite. “It was a fun one,” says Brian Kirk, who co-owns Freedom Roofing with his cousin...

FASCO America Inc. Announces Organizational Changes

Retirement Announcements: Linda Tenpas: FASCO America and the BECK family are both delighted and saddened to announce the retirement of Linda Tenpas, office manager. Linda has been a cornerstone of the operation since FASCO America began. With 26 years of service to the company, Linda marks the last remaining of the original FASCO America...