Commercial/Institutional

News and features related to commercial and institutional projects in the metal roofing industry.

Swenson Shear adds Snap Table Pro to line

Swenson Shear has officially announced the launch of its new Snap Table Pro for all-in-one notching, slitting and hemming of standing seam panels. Its the second product in the company’s all-in-one line-up and was added to provide customers the ability to slit and hem up to 60-inches for commercial, industrial and residential job sites....

RHEINZINK Panels Play Key Role In Cladding

The wildly unique design of the new office building known as the “Pterodactyl” in Culver City, California, is truly stunning. Designed by Eric Owen Moss Architects, the 16,663 square foot building represents culmination of a project that has spanned 17 years. Completed in Spring, 2015, the Pterodactyl is perched atop a four-level parking garage...

Kitschy Fuel Center Blasts Off With Bright Metal Roof, Fascia

The new Ricky Rocket’s Fuel Center in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, generates head-turning looks with its signature “rocket man” perched atop the 8,200-square-foot building. The facility includes a high-tech car wash, convenience store, food outlets and, of course, fuel service. Adding to the attention-getting design are bright yellow and red fascia and soffit panels provided...

U.S. Metal Industry Shows Growth In Past 5 Years, Despite Economy

The market for metal products in the United States grew 4 percent annually over the past five years, according to an industry study released by the Metal Construction Association (MCA). This growth is significant because it occurred from 2009 through 2014, during the economic downturn when construction volumes declined and building owners and specifiers...

Heyco Metals Expands CopperPlus Online Photo Gallery

Heyco Metals of Reading, Pennsylvania, has significantly expanded the Photo Gallery on its website for CopperPlus, the copper-clad stainless steel ASTM B 506-09 material used in roofing and architectural applications nationwide. CopperPlus is composed of two outer layers of 100 percent copper metallurgically bonded to a Type 430 Stainless core. The material offers greater...

ATAS International Project of the Year Winners Announced

As ATAS wraps up their 25th Annual Project of the Year competition, the celebration continues for a select handful of people who were deemed Project of the Year winners. In addition to their custom fabricated ATAS plaque, title-holders earn a year-long promotional opportunity, including project photos, details and credits, all prominently displayed on the...

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 manager. “Ultimately, we’re...

Unique High School Facility Intended To Challenge Students

Architecturally unique projects like the San Jose High School Career Technology Engineering Building only come together when everyone involved is on the same page. Morin, A Kingspan Group Company, helped make it work for the architectural and construction teams. “This is the project that actually pushed our company in the direction of taking on...

New Commercial/Industrial Wall Panel Brochure From Englert

Englert, Inc. has announced the availability of a print and online brochure for its line of commercial/industrial wall panels. The new eight-page color brochure provides descriptions of Englert’s horizontal, concealed fastener, corrugated and Uniline series of panels, including performance and testing data, line illustrations and CadCad depictions of each and application features and benefits....

Drexel Metals Introduces Visualizer iPad App

Drexel Metals focuses on developing tools to make their customers’ lives easier. The Drexel Metals App, available in the iTunes Store, provides those selecting a Drexel Metals roof the ability to see what their property will look like prior to making the investment in the company’s metal roof system. “Our philosophy is pretty simple…...