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2017 Frame Building Expo call for presentations

The National Frame Building Association is seeking presentations for its 2017 Frame Building Expo. The Expo is scheduled to be held in Nashville, Tennessee at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, March 7-10, 2017. You are invited to share your expertise and experience with your peers by submitting a proposal for an educational...

2015 Buildings of the Year named by NFBA

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 Indianapolis Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana, on March 10, 2016, to honor the winners of these prestigious awards for 2015....

Roofinox Stainless Steel Now Sold By N.B. Handy

Dave Rowe, vice president of Roofinox America of Eatontown, New Jersey, has announced that N.B. Handy, the Lynchburg, Virginia, based supplier of metals, metal fabricating machinery, and sheet metal for the roofing and HVAC trades, has become a stocking provider of the Roofinox line of stainless steel and tin plated (Terne) stainless metal roofing materials....

Redesigned Petersen Catalog Features Five New PAC-CLAD Products

Petersen introduces five new products in the PAC-CLAD lineup, all beautifully presented in its redesigned corporate catalog. The updated catalog also includes new, enhanced features for an existing product, plus 30 new photographs of inspirational architecture designed using PAC-CLAD roof and wall products. The new catalog is available for viewing or downloading in the...

IMETCO Announces New Metal Rainscreen Builder App

IMETCO (Innovative Metals Company, Inc.) recently launched its metal rainscreen builder app, allowing customers to virtually build a custom IntelliScreen system by choosing components best suited for their environment and project requirements. The easy-to-use app provides a finished rendering for use in architectural specifications or project submittals. IMETCO‘s new metal rainscreen builder app allows users to build a...

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...

APA Video Briefs address key construction tips and topics

APA – The Engineered Wood Association is reporting strong interest in its new series of short online “Video Briefs” that address key construction tips and topics. The videos, all under six minutes in length, are available for free viewing on the Association’s website, www.apawood.org, and YouTube channel. “We know that building professionals are looking...

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...