Metal Roofing News

General news relevant to the metal roofing industry.

Garland’s New Metal Roof System Provides Unrivaled Wind Uplift Performance

Garland’s new R-Mer Shield structural standing seam roof system boasts a robust two-inch high vertical seam with an extruded aluminum clip and top rail system that provide unrivaled wind uplift performance, ensuring watertight protection even in the harshest environments. Its symmetrically designed panel and cap allows for easy installation and provides flexibility during multiple...

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...

Firestone Building Products Names Partner in Quality Award Winners

133 Firms Honored for Excellence in Craftsmanship and Quality of Roofing Installation. Firestone Building Products Company, LLC, a manufacturer and supplier of a comprehensive “Roots to Rooftops” product portfolio, recognized 133 firms across the United States, Canada and Mexico with the 2015 Partner in Quality Award. The annual award honors an elite group of...

2015 METALCON to showcase newest trends for business success

Newton, MA – For construction professionals in the field and those in the front office, METALCON 2015 has education sessions to improve their field techniques, management skills and business success. Each year METALCON attracts metal building, residential and roofing contractors, architects, engineers, developers, facility managers, fabricators and building owners from more than 52 countries...

New Closure Designed For Standing Seam Metal Roof Applications

Glick Metals, LLC, recently announced the release of its revolutionary Snap-Z, a vented “Z” closure designed for standing seam metal roof applications. The Snap-Z product allows installers to vent the peak of a standing-seam, metal roof in such a way that air is allowed to flow and yet water and snow infiltration are restricted....

RCMA Accepting Abstracts for International Roof Coatings Conference

The Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA) is now accepting abstracts for its third biennial International Roof Coatings Conference (IRCC) program. The deadline for submission of abstracts is October 1, 2015. The 2016 IRCC will take place July 18-21 at the Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Offered in partnership with 11 industry organizations, the...

Scott Bacon Returns to Fabral

Euramax North America announces the return of Scott Bacon as the vice president of commercial sales for Fabral, the leading provider of metal for building envelope solutions. Bacon returns to Fabral after spending four years as the business unit director for Centria’s MetalWrap. He previously served Fabral as the vice president, director of sales...

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...

New Englert Insulated Metal Wall Panel Systems Brochure

Englert, Inc. has announced the availability of a print and online brochure for its line of insulated metal panel systems. The new full color brochure provides descriptions of Englert’s five IMP products, including its flat, stucco, heavy stucco, striated and mesa finish profiles. The brochure contains detailed performance and testing data, line illustrations, photos...