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McElroy Metal Part Of Award-Winning Equestrian Community Facility

Max-Rib panels specified and installed as roofing and most of the walls. The residents of the Marlboro Ridge Housing Community were promised equestrian facilities before the recession hit and brought the project to a halt about 10 years ago. Some things are worth waiting for. After the long wait, Fuog/InterBuild Inc. of Purceville, Virginia,...

USP Introduces RoofTopGuard SA High-Temp Self-Adhered Membrane

Underlayment Specialties Plus recently introduced RoofTopGuard SA, a high-temperature self-adhered membrane that raises the performance bar for all ice and water protectors. RoofTopGuard SA is a synthetic-based ice and water protector that incorporates the structure of one of the leading synthetic underlayment on the market; RoofTopGuard II. By engineering RoofTopGuard II with a custom...

Carlisle Construction Materials Acquires Drexel Metals

Carlisle Construction Materials (CCM)recently acquired Drexel Metals, Inc. of Louisville, Kentucky. Drexel is a leader in the architectural metal roofing segment serving both residential and commercial customers from its regional facilities in Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Florida, Colorado and Maryland. Drexel’s primary business model of on-site roll forming of metal panels is complemented by its ability...

TFC’s APS500 Advanced Polymer Sealant Is Now NSF Certified

TFC announces that their APS500 Advanced Polymer Sealant is now NSF Certified. Recognized internationally, NSF certification ensures that nonfood compounds are compliant to food safety regulations and is acceptable for use in the intended application. APS500 is listed in the NSF White Book and can be downloaded at http://info.nsf.org/USDA/Listings.asp For more information, visit www.trianglefastener.com...

Housing Starts Report for July 2017, U.S. and Canada

The SBCA Structural Building Components Association has compiled the following data for the U.S. and Canada. July housing starts (released August 16) decreased 4.8% to 1,155,000 units. Single-family starts decreased 0.5% to 856,000 units, while multi-family decreased by 15.3% to 299,000 units. Total U.S. permits, an indicator of future construction, decreased by 4.1% to...

Charles Sukup to Receive Distinguished Engineering Award

Charles Sukup, P.E, president of Sukup Manufacturing Company, has been named a 2017 Distinguished Alumni by the 132-year-old engineering honor society, Tau Beta Pi. Sukup is one of four who will receive the prestigious alumni award this year in recognition of lifetime achievements and commitment to engineering education. Sukup was Sukup Manufacturing Company’s first...

Simpson Strong-Tie Donates to Clemson’s Wood Utilization + Design Institute

-Donation to Support Wood Products Building Industry Advancement –   Pleasanton, Calif. – Simpson Strong-Tie announces its support of Clemson University’s Wood Utilization + Design Institute with a $50,000 donation. The Institute brings together foresters, architects, engineers and other building industry professionals to design advances in wood-based products through education and training, product research and development,...

EDCO Products, Inc. Launches a New State-of-the-Art Website

EDCO Products Inc., a Minnesota based manufacturer of residential and commercial exterior building products, is excited to announce the launch of a new state-of-the-art website. EDCO’s website is located at the same address: http://www.edcoproducts.com. The new website has been designed to provide the ultimate user-friendly experience with improved navigation and functionality throughout. Customers and consumers...

ABC Supply Co. Inc. Names 25 Managing Partners in 2017

Exceptional managers rewarded with new status, expanded leadership role Building products distributor ABC Supply Co. Inc. has promoted 25 branch managers to managing partner status. The honor is the highest level of achievement among the company’s branch managers and gives them a more prominent leadership role within the company. As managing partners, they join...