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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Union Corrugating opens new Tipp City, Ohio, location

Union Corrugating has announced the opening of a new facility in Tipp City, Ohio, which is just outside of Dayton. Twice the size of its Piqua, Ohio Location, Tipp City has 84,000 sq. ft. of space and allows Union to add equipment and capacity. This will enable them to better serve...

MCA honors outstanding achievers in metal construction industry

The Metal Construction Association (MCA) presented awards to three outstanding achievers in the metal construction industry at its winter meeting held February 1-3 in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Mark James of Roof Hugger, Inc. and Randy Allen from Triangle Fastener Corporation were honored with MCA’s Patrick R. Bush Volunteer Service Award,...

Metal Roofing From Around The World

– By Sharon Glorioso – Literally installed in just about every single corner in the world, metal roofing is not just gaining popularity in the United States. In fact, most other countries adapted it before the United States did. For example, in the 3rd Century B.C., copper roof shingles were installed...

ASTM International Roofing Committee honors Rob Haddock with ‘Cash Award’

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.—Consultant Rob Haddock of the Metal Roof Advisory Group Ltd. and Metal Roof Innovations Ltd. in Colorado Springs, Colorado, has received the Carl G. Cash Award from ASTM International Committee D08 on Roofing and Waterproofing. The committee noted Haddock’s “distinguished research contributions, outstanding publications, dedication and leadership to advancing...

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...

Former Harley-Davidson VP, Clyde Fessler, to keynote at METALCON

Clyde Fessler, former Harley-Davidson vice president of marketing and business development, has been selected as the keynote speaker for the 25th annual METALCON. This year’s event will be held Oct. 14-16 in Tampa, Florida. On the verge of bankruptcy in the early 1980’s, Harley-Davidson found itself facing severe market conditions and...

Grow your business with copper

– By Mark Mullins, Fabral Applications Engineer | Product Training Manager – There are many copper products out there such as dormers, louvers, spires, finials, chimney pots, cupolas and gutter. Many of these products may look very complex or difficult to install. I understand. We all want to stay within our...

McElroy Metal moves into new Houston plant, service center

BOSSIER CITY, La. – McElroy Metal operations in Houston recently moved into a new manufacturing plant and attached service center to better serve its large customer base in southeast Texas. “We were able to improve efficiencies and increase capacity with the layout in the new manufacturing facility,” says Matthew Edwards, plant...

Top tips for snow retention on metal roofs

As the popularity of metal roofing grows, so do the options for preventing dangerous and damaging avalanches of ice and snow. While you may think that anything made to stop it, should stop it, there is a lot of science that goes into a properly engineered snow retention devise. Mother Nature...

Union Corrugating introduces exclusive metal roof system warranty

FAYETTEVILLE, NC – Union Corrugating has launched a new MetalProTECTION™ System Warranty available to the marketplace. This warranty is now available to homeowners when purchasing a new metal roofing system installed by a Union factory trained MetalPro contractor. When installation requirements are met, this warranty guarantees homeowners 10 years of labor...