Metal Roofing News

General news relevant to the metal roofing industry.

A.C.T. Metal Deck Supply To Announce Sweepstakes Winner In February 2018

Winner to see the 2016 World Champion Chicago Cubs chosen at the International Roofing Expo (IRE). A.C.T. Metal Deck Supply will randomly choose the Cubs & Cruise Chicago Weekend Sweepstakes winner at the upcoming National Roofing Contractors Association 131st Annual Convention and International Roofing Expo (IRE) at the Ernest N. Morial...

Atlas Roofing Joins NRCA’s One Voice Initiative

NRCA has announced Atlas Roofing Corp., Atlanta, has joined its One Voice initiative and upgraded its associate membership to “partner member.” NRCA’s One Voice initiative is a transformational approach to addressing the roofing industry’s most critical issues and concerns—with one voice—to secure its future. NRCA invites manufacturers, distributors, architects, engineers, consultants...

Participate In NRCA Sessions at IRE

Be sure to register for the following NRCA sessions being held during the 2018 International Roofing Expo and NRCA’s 131st Annual Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana. Monday, Feb. 5 7 a.m.-6 p.m.: CERTA Train-the-trainer Authorization (Instructors: Amy Staska and Bill Steinmetz) 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.: NRCA Roofing Industry Fall Protection from A...

Metal Wall Panels Enhance Façade, Boost Viability Of Struggling Mall

Before its amazing transformation, Hanover Square in Hanover Park, Illinois, was a failing, barely 50 percent-leased strip center with few redeeming qualities. “It was completely run-down and had to have been one of the least attractive strip centers in the area,” said David Cornes, principal at David Cornes Architect in Chicago....

Metal Roofing Alliance Selects New PR Consultant

The Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) has announced it has selected Darcie Meihoff, APR, as the organization’s new PR representative. In her role, Meihoff will handle all public relations activities for MRA, including PR planning, media relations, content creation and cause-related marketing and promotional activities. Meihoff has vast experience as a top...

PPG DURANAR Coatings Highlight MGM National Harbor Hotel And Casino

Main roof edge comprises 400 custom-fitted pieces finished by Trojan Architectural Coaters. PPG  recently announced that the MGM National Harbor Hotel and Casino in Maryland is finished with PPG DURANAR coatings in five colors – Kuala White, Natural Silver and three versions of Platinum Mica. According to Steve Metzger, general manager...

MFM Building Products Unveils New Corporate Website

MFM Building Products, a manufacturer of a full envelope of waterproofing and weather barrier products for the building industry, launched a new corporate website on Oct. 1, 2017. The new website is optimized for viewing on a desktop, tablet or mobile device, making the site easier to navigate when on the...

S-5! Introduces SolarFoot For Exposed Fastener Panels

The new SolarFoot is made for exposed fastener metal roofing with the strength, quality and time-proven integrity S-5! is known for. The SolarFoot, with four points of attachment, provides an ideal mounting platform to attach the L-Foot of a rail-mounted solar system or other ancillaries to the roof. The SolarFoot ensures...

InterCoat ChemGuard—A New Type of Corrosion Protection

Permanent corrosion protection is more effective and less expensive than standard heavy-zinc galvanize A coil coater and manufacturer of proprietary coating chemistries has recently introduced InterCoat ChemGuard, a new type of corrosion protection for galvanized steel. InterCoat ChemGuard uses a new type of coating technology that uses covalent bonds and enhances the...