Metal Roofing Magazine

Metal Roofing Magazine started as a supplement to Rural Builder, but quickly blossomed into its own publication with the growth of metal roofing.  Within the pages of Metal Roofing, readers discover projects and products relevant to their industry and business. Metal Roofing has its own supplement now — Gutter Opportunities, a publication for those in the rain handling industry. Metal Roofing Magazine is published seven times a year and is geared toward the professional metal roofer, with tips, features, news and product profiles.

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OSHA communications on distracted driving and injury reporting

- By Gary Auman – Recent communications from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will have an effect on workplace practices regarding cell phone use and injury-reporting requirements. Employees and Distracted Driving How often do you talk on your cell … Read more »

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Bradbury introduces 60”X.070” cut to length line with rotary shear and e-drive leveler

MOUNDRIDGE, KS, USA – The Bradbury Group introduces a 60” X .070” cut-to-length line featuring a Bradbury e-Drive® leveler and an Athader rotary shear operating at 300 FPM, eliminating the need for a looping pit. The line is also equipped … Read more »

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ABC Supply Co. Inc. acquires Siding World

Transaction Includes 17 Locations in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio   BELOIT, Wis. – Building products distributor ABC Supply Co., Inc. has acquired the assets of Siding World, a distributor of siding and other exterior building products including roofing, windows, doors, decking … Read more »

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ABC predicts continued construction industry growth in 2015

ABC economist expects a rise in backlog, construction employment and nonresidential spending WASHINGTON, D.C. – Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) forecasts a steady and ongoing economic recovery for the U.S. commercial and industrial construction industries in 2015. The reasonably brisk … Read more »

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Levi’s Building Components introduces 3 new products for metal roofing and post-frame projects

Levi’s Building Components is introducing not one, but three new products: a standing seam snow guard – the 55RF Snow Defender; a new woven polypropylene Metal Wrap; and the Hot-Dipped Galvanized Coated Uplift Plate. 55RF SNOW DEFENDER If you have … Read more »

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ABC Supply Opens Two More Branches

BELOIT, Wis. – In recent weeks, building products distributor ABC Supply Co. Inc. has opened two more branches – one in Philadelphia and the other in Newnan, Georgia. The Philadelphia store provides a second ABC location for contractors working within … Read more »

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Buying a new vs. used rollformer: What’s best for you?

Research a necessity to ensure the better decision for your operation By Joe Repovs, Founder, Samco Machinery TORONTO, December 2, 2014 – Successful businesses are run by people who are prudent with how money is spent or re-invested into the … Read more »

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Construction Backlog Indicator Reaches Another All-Time High

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is reporting that its Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) reached a new all-time high during the third quarter of 2014 at 8.8 months, eclipsing the previous all-time high of 8.5 months in the second quarter of … Read more »

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Drexel Metals roof tops home of METALCON VP

- New roof, ventilation system help homeowner save energy, money – LOUISVILLE – If anyone has been presented with the opportunity to learn about the benefits of metal roofing, it’s Claire Kilcoyne. Kilcoyne is the Vice President of Trade Shows … Read more »

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RM Lucas adds #6500 universal flashing cement to product line

RM Lucas continues to build upon its line of repair and maintenance products for the professional roofing industry. Lucas #6500 Universal Flashing Cement is a solvent based synthetic elastomeric resin that will work in all weather conditions. It is available … Read more »

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