Metal Roofing News

General news relevant to the metal roofing industry.

MCA Presents Ken Buchinger With The 2016 Larry A. Swaney Award

MBCI general manager of technical services Ken Buchinger was named the recipient of the Metal Construction Association’s (MCA) Larry A. Swaney Award during their annual winter meeting on February 3, 2016. Named after the founding president of the association, this prestigious award honors an individual who selflessly and determinedly works for the success of...

PPG Announces Licensing Agreement For KYNAR ADS II Resin

PPG Industries’ coil and building products—exterior coatings group—announced that it is currently the only North American licensee for KYNAR ADS II polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) resin by Arkema Inc., which is a key ingredient in DURANAR ADS (air-dry system) coatings by PPG. Designed for touching up fluoropolymer-finished coatings on architectural metals damaged during production or...

RHEINZINK Façade Highlights Gateway Building

The new Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine is the gateway building to Western University’s recently created Westminster Campus in London, Ontario. The 32,000 square-foot building sits on a previously undeveloped site across Medway Creek from the main campus. Designed as a signature entryway to the new master-planned quadrant of the campus,...

Green Span Profiles Introduces New RidgeLine Roof Panel

Green Span Profiles has added an insulated roof panel to its product line. RidgeLine is a patented (U.S. 9,206,606 B2) 2-3/8-inch tall mechanically seamed roofing panel covering 42 inches, with thickness options of 2.5, 3, 4 and 5 inches. The core is a continuously poured-in-place, polyisocyanurate insulating foam. Exterior and interior metal panels are...

Sheffield Metals Launches New Website With Reactive Interface Design

The new Sheffield Metals website—www.sheffieldmetals.com—now suits both PC and mobile users with a reactive interface design. The new site contains valuable information and documentation for architects, contractors, builders and homeowners. It also features a more comprehensive product line, including Coils and Sheets (COOLR Metal Roofing), Engineered Standing Seam Metal Roof & Wall Systems, Specialty...

MFM Building Products Issues New Brochure

MFM Building Products, a manufacturer of a full envelope of waterproofing and weather barrier products for the building industry, recently issued their 2016 Weatherproofing & Sealing Systems brochure which outlines the company’s full complement of exterior, self-adhering waterproofing products. The eight-page brochure highlights each of MFM’s product categories, which include Roofing Membranes, Roofing Underlayments,...

Union Corrugating Releases Its Advantage-Lok II Installation Videos

Union Corrugating has released their first two videos in a new series of installation videos highlighting their Advantage-Lok II standing seam roofing panel system. These videos feature instruction on hemming the panels to finish the rake edge, and instruction on installing box rake trim, which is a great alternative to hemming the panels. Both...

MORIN Products Offers Options For Warehouse

Metal was the clear cladding material choice for architects charged with designing the San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market’s newest produce distribution warehouse. With custom color requirements and an aesthetic desire for a variety of profiles, Morin, a Kingspan Group Company, became the supplier of choice. The site of a former Army supply depot hosts...

Triangle Fastener Introduces 5/16” BLAZER Drill Screws

John Puhr, industry veteran with Triangle Fastener Corp. for over 35 years, is pleased to announce a new addition to their BLAZER Drill Screw line. “Quick…what is the largest diameter self-drilling screw readily available from stock? If you said a ¼”, you would be correct until recently.” Triangle Fastener Corp. (TFC) recently introduced the...