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Scott Bacon Returns to Fabral

Euramax North America announces the return of Scott Bacon as the vice president of commercial sales for Fabral, the leading provider of metal for building envelope solutions. Bacon returns to Fabral after spending four years as the business unit director for Centria’s MetalWrap. He previously served Fabral as the vice president, director of sales...

WoodWorks Now Accepting Nominations for 2016 U.S. Wood Design Awards

National Award Program Celebrates Innovation in the Design and Construction of Non-Residential and Multi-Family Wood Buildings  WASHINGTON, D.C. – WoodWorks, an educational initiative providing free technical support and resources related to the design and construction of non-residential and multi-family wood buildings, is now accepting nominations for its 2016 U.S. Wood Design Awards. The awards...

U.S. Metal Industry Shows Growth In Past 5 Years, Despite Economy

The market for metal products in the United States grew 4 percent annually over the past five years, according to an industry study released by the Metal Construction Association (MCA). This growth is significant because it occurred from 2009 through 2014, during the economic downturn when construction volumes declined and building owners and specifiers...

New Englert Insulated Metal Wall Panel Systems Brochure

Englert, Inc. has announced the availability of a print and online brochure for its line of insulated metal panel systems. The new full color brochure provides descriptions of Englert’s five IMP products, including its flat, stucco, heavy stucco, striated and mesa finish profiles. The brochure contains detailed performance and testing data, line illustrations, photos...

Steel Dynamics announces indefinite idle of Minnesota operations

FORT WAYNE, Ind., Steel Dynamics, Inc. announced on May 26 that it plans to idle its Minnesota iron making operations located in Chisholm and Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota, effective immediately.  These operations are comprised of a jointly-owned iron concentrate production facility (Mining Resources) and a jointly-owned iron nugget production facility (Mesabi Nugget).  Management and the...

Rowe To Spearhead Sales For Roofinox America

David H. Rowe, a 28-year veteran of the metal roofing and wall panel industry, has been named vice president of sales of Roofinox America, Inc., the leading supplier of Roofinox stainless steel coil, featuring mechanical properties and an architecturally distinctive matt finish for rollformed roofing panels. Rowe joins Roofinox from Englert, Inc., a leading...

Englert RainPro Now Available In Black

Englert, Inc. has announced the availability of its revolutionary gutter system RainPro in black. The Englert RainPro Design Series gutter is the only gutter on the market today, with the capacity of a 6” gutter, and a unique design that makes it look no bigger than a 5” gutter. RainPro complements the look of...

ATAS International Project of the Year Winners Announced

As ATAS wraps up their 25th Annual Project of the Year competition, the celebration continues for a select handful of people who were deemed Project of the Year winners. In addition to their custom fabricated ATAS plaque, title-holders earn a year-long promotional opportunity, including project photos, details and credits, all prominently displayed on the...