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CMG Expands with New Service Center in Phoenix

Coated Metals Group (CMG) recently expanded its operations by opening a new distribution center in Phoenix, Arizona. Leading the staff at the new facility are general manager Jeff Larson and account manager Rusty Vandall. The Arizona distribution center has been an anticipated addition to CMG. Company president Gary Woodward states, “As one of the...

Please Submit “the idea book” Projects!

It’s that time of year again — we’re looking for signature roofing projects to feature in “the idea book.” We’ve still got a little time, but we need to have project photos and information here no later than Friday, February 24, 2017. “the idea book” will again examine signature metal roofing projects from an architectural...

Bradbury Group Forms Alliance with LaserCoil

The Bradbury Group has entered into a strategic alliance with LaserCoil Technologies LLC (Napoleon, OH). Through this agreement both companies will promote turnkey coil fed laser blanking solutions to their traditional markets. “Adding laser blanking to our capability is a great extension of our product offering,” said Bradbury Vice President of Sales and Marketing Ryan...

Net-zero School’s Composite Rainscreen Blends Interior With Exterior

The 20th and newest elementary school in the Pflugerville Independent School District opened to rave reviews from students, teachers and parents alike. Dearing Elementary School in Texas, which creates more energy than the building consumes, was lauded for its net-zero design. The new building’s energy-efficient design made a special impression on school principal Christy Chandler....

EDCO Products, Inc. Celebrates 70th Anniversary, Establishes Long-Term Partnership With ICA Food Shelf

EDCO Products Inc., a Minnesota-based manufacturer of residential and commercial exterior building products, in conjunction with their 70th anniversary, recently announced a partnership with ICA Food Shelf that will provide significant financial support, as well as additional employee involvement with future ICA initiatives. The current commitment will run through 2020 with the potential to...

Reid Ribble Succeeds Bill Good as CEO of the NRCA

The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) has announced that Bill Good has retired after 28 years as the organization’s CEO and 41 years of service. He retired from NRCA Dec. 31, 2016. Former NRCA member and Chairman of the Board, Reid Ribble officially succeeded Good as CEO Jan. 3. A roofing contractor by trade,...

Central States Mfg. opens facility in Seguin, Texas

Central States Manufacturing has opened a 44,000-square-foot manufacturing and warehouse facility in Seguin, Texas.  Central States Manufacturing has committed to the creation of 50 new, full-time jobs over the next three years.  This is Central States’ 8th manufacturing facility. “We are excited to begin operations in our new facility,” said Stan Pissarski, general manager of...

Leland Industries

Leland Industries Expands Into New Addition

Leland Industries Inc., a domestic producer of metal building fasteners since 1984, has added 50,000 square feet to its manufacturing plant and warehouse to meet growing demands for quality metal and post-frame building fasteners. The addition was completed earlier in 2016, but work continued with equipment upgrades. New machines were installed and existing machines re-located, all the while maintaining production levels dictated by a...

ST Fastening Systems

Sealtite Name Change Effective Jan. 1

Marking 25 years of operation,  Joe Hargis, CEO and founder of Sealtite Building Fasteners announced that his company is undertaking a name change.  The company will continue to use its iconic “flying” ST as the focal point of its identity, but the company name has changed to ST Fastening Systems effect January 1, 2017. “This change...