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HENRY GETZ Winner of the 2015 Bernon G. Perkins Award

Each year the National Frame Building Association presents its highest honor to an individual who has demonstrated exemplary service to the post-frame industry. The Bernon G. Perkins Award, named after a pioneer of the post-frame industry who furthered the pole building’s evolution from a temporary structure into a long-lasting one, was presented to Henry...

Protect your online reputation

– By John Ryan, NFBA Director of Market Development – Think of that time you bought your new flat-screen TV or power tool or car. Chances are, you talked to friends and family, did research and even consulted online reviews to learn what other people thought of that same product. Do you think that...

Boral doubling manufacturing capacity to keep up with demand

Boral is doubling the manufacturing capacity for its TruExterior® Siding & Trim to help fulfill rapidly increasing demand for these exterior product lines. The poly-ash siding and trim are manufactured in Salisbury, N.C., where Boral recently added a 120,000-square-foot finishing facility. The expansion will ensure the company can keep up with the current pace of...

Firestone Building Products Honors Partner in Quality Award Winners

Firestone Building Products Company, LLC, a leading manufacturer and supplier of a comprehensive “Roots to Rooftops” product portfolio, announced its recognition of 133 firms throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico with the 2016 Partner in Quality Award. The sought-after annual award honors elite Firestone Building Products Red Shield Licensed Roofing Contractors for their...

Roofinox Tin-Plated (Terne) Provides Long-term Durability

Roofinox, a leading manufacturer of architectural stainless steel, provides a range of tin-plated (Terne) products specifically-produced to ensure long-term sustainability and corrosion-resistance for wall-cladding, flashing, rainware, interior design and virtually all forms of roofing applications. Roofinox Tin-plated (Terne) also remains the only tin-plated stainless steel product specifically developed and manufactured for roll forming and fabricating. “Since...

Flush Soffit Panels Now Offered With Full-Width Ventilation

Petersen’s Flush Soffit panel is now offered with a full-vent option, designed to increase under-eave airflow and expand aesthetic appeal. The full-vent soffit is available in PAC-CLAD .032 and .040 aluminum and is tension-leveled to ensure flatness. PAC-CLAD Flush Soffit panels are designed for soffit, wall and fascia applications where a flush or flat...

Developing A Sales System

When it comes to selling, what is your “Holy Grail?” Do you dream of that “perfect system,” which maximizes your chances of closing deals? Successful contractors follow defined systems and processes that lead them to higher sales. Considerable commitment is required to implement these systems but it is these systems that separate high-growth, high-quality...

MBMA announces 2015 Manufacturer Safety Award Winners

CLEVELAND, OHIO – The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) annually recognizes metal building systems manufacturers that show exceptional commitment to assuring workplace safety. The Annual MBMA Safety Awards were presented at the MBMA Spring Meeting held May 10-11, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas. “Last year, a total of 45 plant facilities participated in MBMA’s...

36 Mass Timber Conference videos available on YouTube

If you missed the Mass Timber Conference in March and want to discover more about current opportunities and obstacles for cross-laminated timber, nail-laminated timber, glulam panels, laminated veneer lumber, and other mass timber construction in North America, there are now 36 videos from conference workshops posted on YouTube. Topics range from fire safety challenges...