Metal Roofing News

General news relevant to the metal roofing industry.

May 2018 MRA Update

To The Rescue: Job Done Right Saves Homeowners From A Menace By Renee Ramey, MRA executive director At first, Jayne Sventek and her husband thought they might be seeing things. Their home’s sparkling white metal roof, only just eight months old, had begun to show a distinctive black tinge creeping over...

Perforated Copper Screen Adds Movement To Ballet Memphis Building

Ballet Memphis had outgrown its suburban space and sought to move closer to the heart of the city in a new facility. When the opportunity arose to relocate to the Overton Square entertainment district, Ballet Memphis leaped at the chance. Its new 44,000-square-foot facility nearly doubles the company’s previous space and...

ATAS International Upgrades Certification to ISO 9001:2015

ATAS International’s operations were certified to the ISO 9001:2000 international quality system standard in 2006.  In April 2018, the ATAS ISO certification has been upgraded to ISO 9001:2015 (with design in the Allentown, Pennsylvania, locations). This certification assists ATAS with maintaining industry leadership; using a customer focus and quality improvements that...

Four Types Of Metal Panels Rejuvenate School For Needy Children

Dedicated in 1913 by the Moose fraternal organization, Mooseheart Child City & School is a home for children and teens in need. Located on a 1,000-acre campus west of Chicago, Mooseheart provides children—infants through high school—with a wholesome, home-like environment, and quality training and education. A recent renovation project included a...

S-5! Announces New Distributor Partner: Unistrut Ohio

S-5! has announced a partnership with North American distributor Unistrut, where Unistrut Ohio will offer the complete line of S-5! zero-penetration clamps and snow retention systems. S-5! manufactures clamps for attaching ancillary items to standing seam metal roofs. “We are happy to be the newest member of the S-5! distribution family,”...

McElroy Metal’s Roof Recover System Helps Preserve Historic School

Multiple problems, including an aging structure and a failing asphalt roof, led Bibb County (Georgia) Schools to recover the roof of historic Alexander II Magnet School with the 138T symmetrical standing seam metal roof from McElroy Metal. The original building that housed the Alexander II Magnet School in Macon, Georgia, was...

Angled Metal Adds Contemporary Appeal To S.C. School’s Big Addition

The Berkley County School District in South Carolina recently completed one of its most expansive and complicated renovation projects. The addition of 130,000 square feet of classroom and facility space to Goose Creek High School just northwest of Charleston was accomplished with a combination of demolition, renovation and new construction, all...