Metal Roofing News

General news relevant to the metal roofing industry.

RHEINZINK Specified For Metrorail Extension Project

The Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project is a 23-mile extension of Washington’s existing Metrorail System. Construction of Phase 1 is complete and covers 11.7 miles with five stations. Phase 2 is underway and will complete the extension with six additional stations. Upon completion, the line will provide a one-seat, no-transfer ride from Dulles Airport to...

The BECK Fastener Group Expands Portfolio

The BECK Fastener Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of Solon, Ohio, based ET&F Fastening Systems, Inc., a leading supplier of fastening systems used by contractors for applications involving fastening interior and exterior building materials to light gauge steel. Pneumatic tool and fastener systems from ET&F Fastening are engineered specifically for fastening to...

MFM Building Products’ Ultra HT Complies With Acceptance Criteria

MFM Building Products, a manufacturer of a full envelope of waterproofing and weather barrier products for the building industry, recently announced that its Ultra HT Wind & Water Seal high temperature roofing underlayment complies with ICC-ES Acceptance Criteria for Roofing Underlayments (AC188) and Roof Underlayment for Use in Severe Climate Areas (AC48). A copy...

TFC Launches Complete Line of Zinc Cap Head Screws

Triangle Fastener Corp., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce the launch of a complete line corrosion resistant zinc head screws. Available on their high performance BLAZER Drill Screws, these fasteners are available in large variety of lengths and diameters. They are a preferred screw for use in many warranted roof systems. Features and benefits include:...

Brian Patrick Promoted To COO At Englert

Englert, Inc. of Perth Amboy, New Jersey, is pleased to announce the promotion of Brian Patrick to Chief Operating Officer. Patrick has been with Englert since April 2010. He began his career at Englert as director of operations. He has been a driving force in the modernization of Englert’s manufacturing plant, offsite locations, and...

Roofinox Tin-Plated (Terne) Provides Long-term Durability

Roofinox, a leading manufacturer of architectural stainless steel, provides a range of tin-plated (Terne) products specifically-produced to ensure long-term sustainability and corrosion-resistance for wall-cladding, flashing, rainware, interior design and virtually all forms of roofing applications. Roofinox Tin-plated (Terne) also remains the only tin-plated stainless steel product specifically developed and manufactured for roll forming and fabricating. “Since...

Flush Soffit Panels Now Offered With Full-Width Ventilation

Petersen’s Flush Soffit panel is now offered with a full-vent option, designed to increase under-eave airflow and expand aesthetic appeal. The full-vent soffit is available in PAC-CLAD .032 and .040 aluminum and is tension-leveled to ensure flatness. PAC-CLAD Flush Soffit panels are designed for soffit, wall and fascia applications where a flush or flat...

Free guide explains sound isolation and noise control for steel buildings

In designing and constructing modern buildings, sound control is vital in ensuring acoustical comfort and productivity for occupants. A new resource, “Facts for Steel Buildings #4: Sound Isolation and Noise Control,” available as a free download from AISC, provides building owners and designers with a basic understanding of these issues and useful tools for...

MetLoop And CertainTeed Create Partnership Agreement

When MetLoop first demonstrated its precision weather-forecasting technology to Jay Butch of CertainTeed Corporation, he knew it was something that contractors should have at their disposal on a daily basis. “MetLoop’s technology is as state-of-the-art and cutting-edge as it gets,” says Butch, CertainTeed’s director of contractor programs. As a result, Metloop and CertainTeed entered...

Public/Private Facility Boasts Contemporary Roof

After more than five years of planning within an unusual public-private partnership, a spectacular new village administration building has been completed in Mundelein Village, Illinois. The two-story, 32,000-square-foot structure, which achieved LEED Gold status, replaces an aging building that served as the town’s headquarters since 1929. Village officials hired Weston Solutions, a Vernon Hills,...