MR June-July 2012

Metal Roofing Magazine - June-July 2012 CoverThe June-July 2012 Cover Issue of Metal Roofing Magazine offers tips on working in extreme heat.

This issue also offers you more reasons to go green..

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MCA research project: Metanna facilitates launch to final phase

Metanna, partnering with metal roofing and building manufacturers to provide turnkey solar solutions, joined with the Metal Construction Association and Oak Ridge National Laboratory to commission an experimental state-of-the art research project. The project intends to test and validate the … Read more »

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Int’l Roofing Expo show floor at 75 percent

Building off the buzz from another successful show in February, the 2013 Int’l Roofing Expo recently staged its annual Early Space Draw, assigning 75 percent of the total show floor. Tracking two months ahead of the last year’s Early Space Draw … Read more »

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Cover Story: How hot is too hot? (June-July 2012)

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It’s that time of year — temperatures and humidity are ready to soar to almost unbearable heights. Here are methods for dealing with it all When you’re hot, you’re hot! (Thanks Jerry Reed!) Installing metal roofing can be a dangerous … Read more »

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MRA Update: More reasons to go ‘green’

Your metal roofing products offer consumers eco-friendly properties You may think that “green” building is just the latest trend and may soon fade, when the next new thing comes along. However, recent building news indicates sustainability is an idea with … Read more »

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Speakers set for Int’l Roof Coatings Conference

Marc LaFrance, technology development manager at the U.S. Department of Energy, and Dr. Art Rosenfeld, distinguished scientist emeritus at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, will address attendees as keynote speakers at the International Roof Coatings Conference hosted by the Roof Coatings … Read more »

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Englert opening new Massachusetts facility

Englert, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of metal roofing and rainware products, will celebrate the opening of its new Danvers, Mass., field service center with an open house Monday, June 18 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The new, … Read more »

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ATAS International celebrates its customers and their work

ATAS International, Inc., a leading manufacturer of metal roofing, wall and ceiling panels for commercial and residential applications, honored customers by hosting a two-day celebration called Customer Appreciation Day. On May 7, customers toured the ATAS headquarters in Allentown and … Read more »

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ABC Supply wins sixth consecutive ‘great workplace’ award

For the sixth consecutive year, building products distributor ABC Supply Co. Inc. has been honored with the Gallup Great Workplace Award, which recognizes the best-performing workforces worldwide. The company is one of only 27 in the world to receive the … Read more »

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METALCON introduces new format for education, empowerment, excellence

Known for being a trendsetter, METALCON International has once again hit the mark with its latest method of advancing education at this renowned international conference and exposition. The 2012 METALCON education format offers more in-depth learning opportunities both in the … Read more »

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Metal Sales Manufacturing adds Sioux Falls location

New Location Will Support Customer and Region Growth LOUISVILLE, KY… Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation, the premier nationwide provider of metal panels for the building and construction industry, will open a facility in Sioux Falls, S.D. “The people of Sioux Falls … Read more »

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