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Union Corrugating introduces exclusive metal roof system warranty

FAYETTEVILLE, NC – Union Corrugating has launched a new MetalProTECTION™ System Warranty available to the marketplace. This warranty is now available to homeowners when purchasing a new metal roofing system installed by a Union factory trained MetalPro contractor. When installation requirements are met, this warranty guarantees homeowners 10 years of labor protection covering 100%...

Big Ass Fans introduces Black Jack: “Airflow on the Go”

LEXINGTON, KY. – Customers said they wanted a portable fan big enough to provide serious airflow, but small enough to go wherever they need a breeze – indoors or out. Big Ass Fans® answered with Black Jack. Black Jack and its 6.5-ft (2-m) frame fits through standard interior doorways and plugs into any 110V...

Samco Machinery app puts company info at fingertips

TORONTO – Customers are searching for information in new ways and Samco Machinery is doing what it can to put that information right at their fingertips. Samco Machinery has developed a free Smartphone application that will allow access to company information, pictures, videos as well as detailed technical information. Once the Samco App is...

Mazzella Cos. Acquires New Tech Machinery

Mazzella Cos. has acquired New Tech Machinery (NTM) of Denver, Colorado. New Tech Machinery is one of the leading manufacturers of portable rollforming equipment in the world. To date, NTM has sold machines in over 40 countries. NTM manufactures the finest portable rollforming equipment for the metal construction industry. “The reputation of their people...

Unique High School Facility Intended To Challenge Students

Architecturally unique projects like the San Jose High School Career Technology Engineering Building only come together when everyone involved is on the same page. Morin, A Kingspan Group Company, helped make it work for the architectural and construction teams. “This is the project that actually pushed our company in the direction of taking on...

IMETCO’s New Website Features Improved Functionality, Sleek New Design

IMETCO (Innovative Metals Company, Inc.) recently redesigned its website, improving navigation and functionality throughout and creating a more user-friendly interface so customers can quickly and easily access technical product information and architectural details. The sleek new design features a scrolling homepage with links to specifications and details, warranty and product literature requests as well...

New Commercial/Industrial Wall Panel Brochure From Englert

Englert, Inc. has announced the availability of a print and online brochure for its line of commercial/industrial wall panels. The new eight-page color brochure provides descriptions of Englert’s horizontal, concealed fastener, corrugated and Uniline series of panels, including performance and testing data, line illustrations and CadCad depictions of each and application features and benefits....

Home’s Complex Metal Roof Stuns Visually, Protects Environmentally

Located only three blocks from the Atlantic Ocean in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, this majestic new 7,500 square-foot residence is a testament to the wisdom of selecting quality materials that will stand up to the corrosive saltwater environment. 

 “We really only had two directives for the architect as we began the process,” says...

The power of team: life lessons from former baseball pro Dave Dravecky

It’s baseball season and there isn’t anything about baseball that can’t be compared to life, be it personal or professional. Below are excerpts from keynote speaker Dave Dravecky at the 2015 Frame Building Expo in Louisville. He shared his journey from becoming a pro baseball pitcher to his career-ending battle with cancer, and life-lessons...

Money Talk: Managing Cyber Security Risks

by Mark Battersby – The recent headlines about Internet “hacking” and security breaches have focused on large retailers such as Target, Neuman Marcus and Home Depot and big banks like JPMorgan Chase. Unfortunately, fraud and financial data losses are not limited to retailers nor to one industry. Small rural building operations and businesses are...