Metal Roofing

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...

Dick Bus Begins Term as New Director for the NRCA

In June, Dick Bus, president of ATAS International, Inc., began serving a three-year term as a new director of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA). The NRCA is one of the construction industry’s most respected trade associations. It is the voice of roofing professionals and a leading authority in the roofing industry for information, education, technology and...

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...

June/July 2018 MRA Update

It’s Time For Local HOAs To Encourage Defensible Home Strategies By Renee Ramey, MRA executive director The MRA is calling for HOAs to do more to allow member homeowners to make improvements that increase their neighborhood’s resiliency and offer greater protection. Many U.S. homeowners appreciate their local associations (HOAs) for working...

Blue Aluminum Roof Is Clear Choice For Florida Yacht Club

The new blue aluminum roof on the Bradenton Yacht Club in Bradenton, Florida, replaces an old, tired roof, giving the building new life. Removing the old roof was more economically sensible than repainting it, which would only delay its inevitable replacement. More than 25,000 square feet of Petersen’s 18-inch-wide Snap-Clad roof...

Dynamic Fastener Releases New Tool & Fastener Hand Guide

Dynamic Fastener has released a new version of its popular tool and fastener hand guide. The 132-page, full-color free publication provides concise answers to questions pertaining to fastener applications, engineering data, availability of types, size ranges and fastener materials. In addition to discussing screws and anchors, the guide provides prices and...

RHEINZINK Names Canadian Sales Manager

RHEINZINK America has appointed Richard Strickland as regional sales manager, Canada. Strickland will be headquartered in Toronto. Strickland has extensive experience with construction products and was previously technical sales manager with iSPAN Systems, L.P. in Princeton, Ontario. “Canada continues to be an extremely important market for us,” said Chip McGowan, president...