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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McElroy Metal releases updated Max-Rib brochure

BOSSIER CITY, La. – McElroy Metal has updated the brochure on one of its most popular through-fastened metal roofing panel profiles, Max-Rib. Available in four options, Max-Rib provides the best choice for project needs, depending on desired longevity, aesthetic appeal and budget. Max-Rib Ultra is manufactured from a Galvalume substrate with...

MCA working with IBHS on wind test research

In its most recent newsletter, the Metal Construction Association reports that the organization is working with the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS) to provide design and materials for roof/building wind-load testing that was scheduled for late March. MCA is part of a major research program looking into the...

IMETCO acquires Martin Fireproofing

NORCROSS, Ga. – IMETCO (Innovative Metals Company, Inc.) announced acquiring Martin Fireproofing Corp., a leading manufacturer of specialty metal roof deck systems with a strong reputation for performance in the building envelope arena. Martin Fireproofing will merge with IMETCO, and its products will continue to be sold under the Martin Fireproofing...

Metal to the rescue for refugees

Metal once again rises to the occasion with quick and affordable shelters for refugees. The shelters are temporary in nature but allow for use on average of three years as compared to tents that are only good for a few months. The project is a collaboration between the IKEA Foundation and...

ATAS introduces new online product and color visualizer

Did you ever wonder what your existing building, or one that you are designing, would look like with a metal roof or wall? Perhaps you already envision it with a particular metal profile, but want to see what other choices are offered, in various colors. The new ATAS Envisionator tool, found...

MCA offering 50%-off membership dues for new members

The Metal Construction Association Executive Committee recently approved a 50% off discount on dues for new MCA members. It not only includes those who have never been an MCA member but also anyone who have not been a member for three years. The discounted pricing will be in effect for new members who apply...

Sealant: A Critical Step in Metal Roofing

– By Mark Mullins, Fabral, Applications Engineer/Product Training Manager – The importance of the role of sealant in metal roofing cannot be stressed enough. One common myth when working with exposed fastener panels is that the combination of gravity and a 12” end lap is enough to prevent water from infiltrating...

Vikings Stadium construction gets a spring thaw in the depths of winter

MINNEAPOLIS — The Vikings Stadium is going up steadily despite this winter’s extreme weather conditions. But how can outdoor construction move forward, even in the dead of winter? One Minnesota business helps make it possible — even on the coldest of cold days. FlexTemp Systems manufactures and its affiliated business Winter Construction Specialties sells and...