Metal Roofing

Beckers Group Opens New Site In Monterrey, Mexico

Beckers Group, a leading global supplier of coil coatings, recently announced the official opening of its new production site in Monterrey, Mexico, April 6, 2016. This new addition to the Beckers’ manufacturing network will enhance the company’s operations and support development of top-quality industrial coatings for Latin American markets. Beckers Group CEO Boris Gorella:...

New Snow Retention System For Metal Roofs: Dyna-Guard

DYNA-GUARD, from Dynamic Fastener, is a new snow retention system designed to be used on metal roofs. This system can be easily installed on a new construction project or retrofitted to an existing metal roof. During installation of DYNA-GUARD, first, either clamps or brackets are attached to the metal roof. Dynamic Fastener’s DYNA-CLAMPS are...

2016 METALCON plans underway

METALCON plans are well underway. The 2016 METALCON heads to Baltimore this year, October 26-28. For the first time, METALCON attendees can take a 2-day Metal Roofing Installation Training Program and earn a MCA Metal Roof Training Certificate of Completion. The training program will be based on the recently published Metal Roof Installation Manual, developed...

MFM Building Products Celebrates 55th Anniversary

MFM Building Products, a manufacturer of a full envelope of waterproofing and weather barrier products for the building industry, is celebrating the company’s 55th Anniversary. MFM Building Products was founded in 1961 by Robert E. Simpson. Initially, the company manufactured products used for wrapping underground pipe to protect from water penetration and pipe contents...

Metal Makeover: The Garland Company Releases New Brochure

Check out Garland’s new and improved Metal Solutions brochure for access to a full line of high-performance metal roofing options. This piece is a must-see for architects, design professionals, building owners and facility managers looking to combine strength and style. Garland’s line of high-performance metal options provide not only beautiful building finishes, but also...

Valspar To Be Acquired By Sherwin-Williams For $11.3 Billion

The Sherwin-Williams Co., a U.S. paint company, recently said it agreed to acquire Valspar Corp. for about $11.3 billion, or $113 per share, in an all-cash transaction. The transaction, which has been unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both companies, represented a premium of approximately 41 percent to Valspar’s volume weighted average...

ATAS Participated in the Third Annual Student Video Contest

ATAS was pleased to be recently involved with the “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” student video contest for the third consecutive year, along with the Manufacturers Resource Center and Dream It. Do It. Pennsylvania. This video contest has successfully introduced hundreds of middle school students, parents, teachers, guidance counselors and school principals to what...

2017 International Roofing Expo Issues Call for Presentations Proposals

The 2017 International Roofing Expo [IRE] is seeking researchers, educators, consultants, technical experts and industry leaders to share their knowledge and business expertise as presenters for the educational conference program. Taking place March 1-3, 2017, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, the educational program conference presents the latest trends in...

MCA Enhances Technical Resources Section On Website

It is now easier for architects, contractors and building managers looking for technical assistance to access a wealth of metal construction resources on the Metal Construction Association’s (MCA’s) website at www.metalconstruction.org/Tech-Resources. The MCA has reorganized more than 25 technical resources that are available for free download from the association’s website. Resources range from MCM...

ATAS Named a Winner of the Lehigh Valley 2016 Top Workplaces Award

ATAS International, Inc. has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by The Morning Call. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several aspects of workplace culture were measured, including...