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Voting Open for Gold Key Awards

Do you have a favorite post-frame or low-rise metal building supplier you’d like to see rewarded for the products and services your business has come to rely on? For the past 35 years, Rural Builder magazine has enlisted the help of builders to select businesses that deserve some recognition. Companies that receive the most...

DECRA Roofing Systems Celebrates 60 Years In Stone-Coated Steel Roofing

DECRA Roofing Systems, Inc., the company that invented the stone-coated steel roofing category and remains its leading manufacturer, is celebrating 60 years of excellence in successfully protecting residential and light commercial projects. Since 1957, DECRA roofing products have combined strength and durability with classic style and design versatility to withstand some of the harshest...

Three-Tier Metal Roof Disguises Mass Of New Oklahoma School

The expansive new 500-student pre-K thru 4th grade Heritage Elementary School in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, was greatly needed by its growing community. The project, designed by Crafton Tull in Tulsa, features a curving spine element that provides the main circulation corridor off of which three major classroom “fingers” radiate. A defining entry area of the...

ATAS International, Inc. Wins 2017 Lehigh Valley Top Workplaces Award

ATAS International, Inc. has been awarded a 2017 Top Workplaces honor for the second consecutive year by The Morning Call. The organizations who receive a Top Workplaces award are determined solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace...

2017 IRE Has Largest Show In Its 62-Year History

The roofing industry was booming with energy and excitement as a record number of attendees filled the sold-out show floor at the 2017 International Roofing Expo (IRE). Taking place from March 1-3, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada, the annual tradeshow and conference drew a total attendance of 11,273 roofing construction professionals. “This was an...

Selling Fire Safety

Fire Safety is a metal roofing benefit that many salespeople fail to discuss. If the home is not located in a fire-prone area, they assume that the homeowner won’t be motivated by the fire safety of a metal roof. But, like anything, the reality is that they will be motivated once they understand the importance...

ATAS Sales Team of the Year Named

ATAS International, Inc. is pleased to announce Chris Kroeter, CSI, CDT, LEED Green Associate, and Brian Silvius as the recipients of its annual Malan S. Parker Award to recognize the top sales team of 2016. Kroeter is the ATAS Product Representative for Metro New York, Long Island, and northern New Jersey. S Kroeter is...

Go Blue For Malco Impact-Grade Chuck Drivers

The distinctive blue color of these chuck drivers signals performance quality that can withstand the kind of impact driver stress that is characteristic for each fastening application. All Malco Impact-Grade power drivers are precisely machined for positive, fail-proof engagement of the fastener head. Phillips, Square and Star Bit inserts and power drivers feature unique...

A Little Ohio Church Receives New Metal Roof

A church in Dundee, Ohio, recently received a new metal roof when their old, deteriorating shingle roof was on the verge of causing structural damage to the building. The parishioners at Lakeview Baptist Church chose Kline Home Exteriors of Millersburg, Ohio, to complete the installation of the 12,000 square foot roof replacement. Kline Home...