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2015 Best of Metalcon

METALCON International is always a good show, and the 2014 event in Denver did not disappoint. A lot of connections and sales were made by exhibitors and attendees. But if you didn’t make it to METALCON 2014, or even if … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Events, Featured News, Low Rise Construction, Metal building systems, Metal Buildings, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Metal Roofing News, Metal Shingles, Metalcon, New Products, Products, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News | Tagged Arkema, Butler, Cidan, metal buildings, metal roofing, METALCON, New Tech Machinery, S-5!, Sno Gem, zimmerman metals | Leave a comment

NCI Building Systems Reaches Definitive Agreement to Acquire CENTRIA

HOUSTON- NCI Building Systems, Inc. (NYSE: NCS), a leading manufacturer of metal products for the nonresidential building industry, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Pittsburgh area-based CENTRIA, an internationally recognized leader in the design, engineering, and manufacturing of … Read more »

Posted in Business and Management, Commercial/Institutional, Construction Industry News, Energy Efficiency, Green Building, Green Products, Green Projects, In the Industry, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal Buildings, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Metal Roofing News, Products, Recyclable, Renewable, Reroofing, Roofing Products, Rural Builder Magazine, Sustainability, Vertical Panels | Tagged centria, IMPs, insulated metal panels, nci building systems | Leave a comment

New Study verifies coated steel roofs can last as long as the buildings they cover

CHICAGO, IL – The Metal Construction Association (MCA) has released new research findings that conclude that certain metal roof systems can last at least 60 years, meaning they do not require replacement during a commercial building’s service life. “This study … Read more »

Posted in Commercial/Institutional, Construction Industry News, Frame Building News, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal Buildings, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Metal Roofing News, Products, Reroofing, Roofing Products, Rural Builder Magazine | Tagged coated steel roofs, mca, metal construction association | Leave a comment

Dewalt launches new compact small angle grinders

TOWSON, Md.  –DEWALT announces the launch of its new 4 ½” Small Angle Grinders (DWE402 and DWE402N), ideal for professionals who need to perform a variety of applications in tight spaces such as grinding and beveling steel, grinding welds, cutting … Read more »

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Sukup Addresses Grain Bin Safety Concerns with Zero-Entry Commercial Sweep

Sukup Manufacturing Co. holds the safety of customers as a top priority. Keeping operators and workers out of grain bins is key to keeping them safe. To that end, Sukup Manufacturing Co. has developed the 16” Zero-Entry Commercial Sweep for … Read more »

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Tilt-Up Concrete Association announces winners of Achievement Awards

MT. VERNON, IOWA  – The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) has announced the recipients of the 24th Annual Tilt-Up Achievement Awards. The Achievement Awards program was established by TCA to honor projects that represent an increasing diversity of building types constructed … Read more »

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3-D printing for construction? It’s out there and waiting for developers

- By Oliver Witte – The latest digital gadget to catch the attention of designers and builders is a printer that can produce an object in three dimensions. Unlike 2D printers that can only simulate depth on a flat surface … Read more »

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Lucas expands product offering for semi-self leveling joint sealer

RM Lucas has added two new package designs to the #4500 Semi-Self Leveling Joint Sealer.  Packaging now includes a 28 oz. plastic cartridge with a removable tip and a 2 liter re-sealable foil pouch.  Both packages will reduce job site … Read more »

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A Wealth of New Business Connections Made at METALCON 2014

In early October the halls of the Colorado Convention Center in Denver were abuzz as visitors captured ideas for expanding their businesses in the line-up of new products and education sessions at the 2014 METALCON. “All of us are surrounded … Read more »

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Drexel Metals Helps Preserve Buildings On Historical Museum Site

Generosity begins at home and Drexel Metals’ generosity will help ensure future generations can experience historical Doylestown, Pa., and the Mercer Museum, located about an hour north of Philadelphia. Mercer Museum and Fonthill Castle are non-profit National Historic Landmarks, designed … Read more »

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