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The Hercules Coil Tipper makes fast work of coil handling

Invert and load coil safely and inexpensively with the Hercules Coil Tipper from Fall River Seamless. Easy to use, the Hercules stabilizes and tips up to 30-inch coil in seconds, while your own forklift does the heavy lifting. Hercules will … Read more »

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Sno Gem Inc. introduces PV Cube standing seam attachment system

- Innovative WaveLock™ technology offers strength unparalleled in the industry – McHENRY, Ill. (July 8, 2014) – Sno Gem® Inc. recently introduced the PV Cube™ standing seam attachment system, a clamp-to-seam solar panel racking and mounting system that provides unparalleled … Read more »

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2014 winners of the Rural Builder Gold Key of Excellence Award

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It is with great pride that we introduce this year’s winners of the annual Rural Builder Gold Key of Excellence. For the past 32 years, Rural Builder has sponsored this award, relying on the results of a ballot process that … Read more »

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Palram Announces SUNTUF PRO on World Cup Stadium Castelão

Palram Americas, a manufacturer of polycarbonate and PVC product lines, is pleased to announce the use of SUNTUF PRO on the Plácido Castelo stadium, popularly known as Castelão, in Fortaleza, Brazil. Owned by the Brazilian government and inaugurated in 1973, … Read more »

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Lumber Co. Now Stocks Several Colors of Snobar Product

Jason Nagaki with SNOBAR and The D.C. Curry Lumber Company are pleased to announce that The D.C. Curry Lumber Company is now stocking several different colors of the “Original” SNOBAR product at their location in Wooster, Ohio. Curry is excited … Read more »

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Petersen Metal Roof Panels Help Provide Residential Look

Construction of the new Beverly Farms Elementary School in Potomac, MD, was part of Montgomery County Public Schools on-going revitalization/expansion program. Following a feasibility study, it was determined that demolition of the existing building and construction of a new school was … Read more »

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Metal of Honor presented to PMC parent company at 30th anniversary event

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PMC President Jim Bailey (center, in light blue shirt) and CEO Alan Wasley (seated, in dark blue shirt) watch on as Brian Connolly of Maier Advertising announces PMC’s award as a Metal Roofing Magazine Metal of Honor Award recipient. The … Read more »

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AceClamp/PMC Authorized To Apply UL Mark To Products

PLAINVILLE, Conn.  – AceClamp®/PMC Industries has received authorization to apply the UL Mark to its AceClamp® non-penetrating, standing seam metal roof fasteners and solar kits. This stamp of approval indicates a product has passed stringent testing for code requirements and … Read more »

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Course examines design of 2-story wood structure for high wind, seismic & snow loads

American Wood Council and Virginia Tech Continuing and Professional Education are sponsoring a course in the design of a 2-story wood structure for high wind, seismic, and snow loads. This course, to be held September 24-26 at the campus in … Read more »

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2014 SIPA Building Excellence Awards presented

The Structural Insulated Panel Association presented its 2014 Building Excellence Awards April 29 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Judges were Matt Belcher of Verdatek Solutions, Chris Fennell of Building Insight, and independent architectural designer Mehrdad Dabbagh. The winners were: Overall Competition … Read more »

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