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Utah Metal Roofing Manufacturer Finding Ways To Pay It Forward

Everyone has a story. The story of David “Homie” Mulcahy, a custom metal manufacturer and fabricator in Utah, is truly like no other. Growing up in East Los Angeles – Highland Park to be specific – Mulcahy easily found trouble … Read more »

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National Coatings Enhances their Reach in Northern Texas

National Coatings Corporation (NCC), a leading manufacturer and supplier of durable, energy efficient, cool roof coatings, is pleased to announce the addition of the Dunne Company Incorporated of Dallas, TX, to National Coatings’ Gulf States Regional Team. Bill Dunne Jr. … Read more »

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Metal of Honor Awards: Vote For The Best Supplier In The Metal Roofing Industry!

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Just like you, Metal Roofing Magazine is looking for the best of the best suppliers in the metal roofing industry. Last year, you helped us find 39 of them and we honored them with the 11th annual Metal of Honor … Read more »

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ABC predicts continued construction industry growth in 2015

ABC economist expects a rise in backlog, construction employment and nonresidential spending WASHINGTON, D.C. – Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) forecasts a steady and ongoing economic recovery for the U.S. commercial and industrial construction industries in 2015. The reasonably brisk … Read more »

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Englert Names New Pittsburgh FSC Manager

Jeffrey Cordes has been named manager of Englert’s Pittsburgh Field Service Center, responsible for the warehousing and distribution of Englert roofing, wall panel and gutter products in the Western Pennsylvania market. Cordes has more than 13 years’ experience in logistics … Read more »

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Palram Opens New Logistics Center

(Lehigh Valley, PA) – Palram Americas, a leading manufacturer of polycarbonate and PVC sheets, has announced the completion of an 80,000 square foot logistics center positioned directly next door to their Americas headquarters in Weisenberg Township, Kutztown, Pennsylvania. “We did … Read more »

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TruLog steel siding: the look of logs without the logs

Many building owners who want the look of logs, but not the long-term maintenance issues are turning to alternatives. A new one on the scene is TruLog siding made of heavy 28 gauge steel. Ryan Reed-Baum, Director of Marketing for … Read more »

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Levi’s Building Components introduces 3 new products for metal roofing and post-frame projects

Levi’s Building Components is introducing not one, but three new products: a standing seam snow guard – the 55RF Snow Defender; a new woven polypropylene Metal Wrap; and the Hot-Dipped Galvanized Coated Uplift Plate. 55RF SNOW DEFENDER If you have … Read more »

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New Simpson Strong-Tie fastener for pile construction in coastal areas

-Strong-Drive® SDWH Timber Hex-HDG screw Provides Installers a Faster, Easier and Safer Solution- Pleasanton, California – Simpson Strong-Tie® has introduced the new Strong-Drive® SDWH Timber Hex-HDG screw that requires no pre-drilling and replaces bolt, washer and nut assemblies, saving installers’ time and … Read more »

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New Perma-Column drill-set bracket for 3-ply laminated columns & 4″ or wider posts

In response to customer requests, Perma-Column has introduced a drill-set bracket that accommodates 4″ or wider posts and three-ply laminated columns. Two SW60 Universal brackets on adjacent sides of a post are often used so the anchor flange does not … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Industry Experts, Low Rise Construction, Post Frame, Post Frame News, Post Frame Products, Post-Frame Technique, Products, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News | Tagged 3-ply laminated post bracket, 4 inch Perma-Column bracket, Heartland Perma-Column, Perma-Column drill-set bracket | Leave a comment