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Drexel Metals Introduces Visualizer iPad App

Drexel Metals focuses on developing tools to make their customers’ lives easier. The Drexel Metals App, available in the iTunes Store, provides those selecting a Drexel Metals roof the ability to see what their property will look like prior to … Read more »

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Englert To Hold Customer Appreciation Days In May

Field Service Centers at four Englert, Inc. locations will be holding Customer Appreciation Days during May, offering special promotions and pricing on metal roofing accessories, gutter products, trim coil and the Englert brand gutter screens, MicroGuard and SureGuard. The May … Read more »

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MFM Building Products Hires New Representation

MFM Building Products, a manufacturer of a full envelope of waterproofing and weather barrier products for the building industry, is pleased to announce that the firm has reached an agreement with Camferdam Management Co., Inc. to represent MFM in the … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, In the Industry, Metal Roofing, Supplier News, Underlayments | Tagged Arkansas, Camferdam Management Co., MFM Building Products, Michael Scott Enterprises, Mississippi, Underlayments | Leave a comment

Valspar Releases New PVDF Coatings Tech Paper

Across North America, building owners, architects, contractors, product manufacturers and finishers have relied on The Valspar Corp.’s polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) resin-based coatings for 50 years. “Although architectural coatings from different coating manufacturers contain similar PVDF resins, the coating systems’ performance … Read more »

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New Honeywell arrest system designed for working at heights on or above elevated machinery

SMITHFIELD, RHODE ISLAND — Honeywell has introduced the new Miller® Rigid Rail Fall Arrest Systems to provide workers with exceptional mobility and fall protection while working at heights on or above vehicles or elevated machinery. Featuring an open track design, … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Frame Building News, Horse Barns, Industry Experts, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal Buildings, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Post Frame, Products, RB July 2015, Rural Builder Magazine, SIPs/ICFs, Tools and Jobsite Equipment | Tagged construction safety system, fall protection, Honeywell safety, Rigid Rail Fall Arrest System | Leave a comment

AWC awarded USDA grant to research market for tall wood construction

LEESBURG, VA. – The American Wood Council (AWC) has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to conduct research on the fire performance of mass timber buildings. AWC will partner with the National Fire Protection Association’s … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Energy Efficiency, Frame Building News, Green Building, RB July 2015, Rural Builder Magazine | Tagged American Wood Council, AWC, cross laminated timber, mass timber buildings, wood frame construction | Leave a comment

McElroy Metal releases updated Max-Rib brochure

BOSSIER CITY, La. – McElroy Metal has updated the brochure on one of its most popular through-fastened metal roofing panel profiles, Max-Rib. Available in four options, Max-Rib provides the best choice for project needs, depending on desired longevity, aesthetic appeal … Read more »

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Introduction to Structural Design of Wood Buildings offered at Virginia Tech

Introduction to Structural Design of Wood Buildings per the 2015 NDSVT Virginia Tech University September 30 – October 2, 2015 This course (15-hours, 1.5 CEUs), co-sponsored by American Wood Council, Virginia Building Code Officials Association, and Virginia Tech University, was designed … Read more »

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Announcing the 2015 SIPA Building Excellence Award Winners

The 13th Annual Structural Insulated Panel Association Building Excellence Awards were announced during the association’s 2015 Annual Meeting & Conference in Tucson, Arizona. Winning submissions demonstrated exceptional performance in quantifiable energy efficiency using structural insulated panels (SIPs); design and structural … Read more »

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NCI Building Systems named to 2015 Most Trustworthy Companies list by Forbes

NCI Building Systems, has been named by Forbes Magazine to its 2015 Most Trustworthy Companies in America list. The list, divided into Large, Mid and Small capitalization categories, ranked NCI as in the Mid-Cap category with a score of 91 … Read more »

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