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News, features and products related to solar projects in the metal roofing industry.

ATAS introduces new online product and color visualizer

Did you ever wonder what your existing building, or one that you are designing, would look like with a metal roof or wall? Perhaps you already envision it with a particular metal profile, but want to see what other choices are offered, in various colors. The new ATAS Envisionator tool, found on the ATAS...

Big Crowds Attend the 2015 IRE In The Big Easy

Industry professionals full of energy and excitement filled the halls of the Morial Convention Center to take part in three days of education, networking and a bustling tradeshow floor at the 2015 International Roofing Expo [IRE]. Taking place from February 24-26, 2015, in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, the annual tradeshow and conference drew a...

Please Submit “the idea book” Projects ASAP!

It’s that time of year again — we’re looking for signature roofing projects to feature in “the idea book.” We’ve still got a little time, but we need to have project photos and information here no later than Friday, February 27. “the idea book” will again examine signature metal roofing projects from an architectural viewpoint,...

MCA elects officers and board of directors at 2015 Winter Meeting

The Metal Construction Association held annual elections for its officers and board of directors at the 2015 Winter Meeting in Indian Wells, California. The 2015 Officers and Board of Directors include: •    Chair: Karl Hielscher, Metl-Span •    Chair Elect: Norbert Schneider, Umicore Building Products, Inc. •    Secretary: Ed Karper, Akzo Nobel •    Treasurer: Dale...

Houzz Joins the 2015 International Roofing Expo

Houzz, a leading online platform for home remodeling and design, will debut as an exhibitor at the 2015 International Roofing Expo [IRE], February 24-26, 2015, at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Houzz will be exhibiting in booth #2513 on the show floor in the Business & Technology Pavilion. Visitors to...

2015 IRE To Offer Robust Conference Program

Roofing professionals seeking a multi-track educational conference program to enrich their business development should register today to attend the 2015 International Roofing Expo [IRE], February 24-26, 2015, at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Taking place Tuesday through Thursday, 44 in-depth sessions will cover topics designed especially for contractors, owners, CEOs,...

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METAL ROOFERS: WHAT’S YOUR OUTLOOK FOR 2015?

To better serve your information needs, we would like to know what your industry outlook is for 2015. Please take a couple of minutes right now to complete our quick survey. Summary data we gather today will appear in the Feb/Mar 2015 issue of Metal Roofing Magazine. Any information you provide will be kept...

Triangle Fastener launches product video for VRT Technology

TFC is pleased to announce the launch of their new product video for VRT® Technology, their patented screw thread designed to increase back-out resistance of screws used in thin metal connections. Screws with VRT® Technology produce over 3-1/2 times more back-out resistance than some ordinary screw threads, reducing the chance for leaks caused by...

RICOWI Celebrates 25 years in Research and Education

The Roofing Industry Committee on Weather Issues, Inc. (RICOWI) announced it will commemorate its 25th Anniversary at the fall meeting October 9 – 10, 2014 in Norman Okla. RICOWI would like to invite all past and present colleagues to join its members in celebrating this occasion. A dinner will be held to celebrate the...