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IMETCO acquires Martin Fireproofing

NORCROSS, Ga. – IMETCO (Innovative Metals Company, Inc.) announced acquiring Martin Fireproofing Corp., a leading manufacturer of specialty metal roof deck systems with a strong reputation for performance in the building envelope arena. Martin Fireproofing will merge with IMETCO, and … Read more »

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DBCI launches 3000 Series Door for moderate to high-wind loads

Douglasville, GA – Rollup door manufacturer DBCI announces the launch of the new 3000 Series door this April. The 3000 was developed for moderate to high wind loads and is immediately available throughout the U.S. and Canada. The big advantage … Read more »

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Let it breathe: The importance of ventilation in the wood-framed structure

- By Mark Mullins, Fabral Applications Engineer/Product Training Manager – Ventilation is a critical contributor to the life cycle performance of a building. Pole barns and post-frame buildings can, in many cases, allow moisture to the interior of these buildings, … Read more »

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Metal to the rescue for refugees

Metal once again rises to the occasion with quick and affordable shelters for refugees. The shelters are temporary in nature but allow for use on average of three years as compared to tents that are only good for a few … Read more »

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Randy Ridenour: Winner of the 2014 Bernon G. Perkins Award

Each year, the National Frame Building Association bestows its highest honor—the Bernon G. Perkins Award—on one individual. The name of the award recognizes a pioneer of the post-frame industry, Bernon G. Perkins, who furthered the pole building’s evolution from a … Read more »

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NFBA recognizes 2014 Buildings of the Year

The announcement of the Buildings of the Year Awards is one of the highlights of the annual Frame Building Expo. A large audience gathered for the National Frame Building Association awards luncheon at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, … Read more »

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2015 Gold Key voting is now open!

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Annually for the past 33 years, Rural Builder has sponsored a contest where builders vote for their favorite suppliers. Companies that receive the most votes receive a Gold Key Award, which allows them bragging rights and special advertising privileges. Winners … Read more »

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Frame Building Expo takes Louisville by storm

April 2015 Frame Building News

- By Beth Schaefer – Closed schools across the state. Nine inches of snow. Sub-zero temps. Cancelled flights. Public transportation awry. Unplowed streets and snowed-over sidewalks. That’s right—during the third week of February 2015, the city of Louisville, Kentucky, was … Read more »

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The Bradbury Co., Inc.: People on the Move

The Bradbury Co., Inc. announces the appointment of Evan Evans to manufacturing engineer. Employed with Bradbury since 1990, Evan previously held the position of plant II assembly team leader. During his experience as a plant II assembly team leader, Evan … Read more »

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Drexel Metals Comes To Rescue Pennsylvania Audubon Society

When board members of the Bucks County Audubon Society (BCAS) in New Hope, Pennsylvania, were looking for help with a leaking roof on their historic building, they only had to search as far as a supportive member. Dick Carroll, the … Read more »

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