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Dynamic Fastener Releases New Tool & Fastener Hand Guide

Dynamic Fastener has released a new version of its popular tool and fastener hand guide. The 132-page, full-color free publication provides concise answers to questions pertaining to fastener applications, engineering data, availability of types, size ranges and fastener materials. In addition to discussing screws and anchors, the guide provides prices and...

RHEINZINK Names Canadian Sales Manager

RHEINZINK America has appointed Richard Strickland as regional sales manager, Canada. Strickland will be headquartered in Toronto. Strickland has extensive experience with construction products and was previously technical sales manager with iSPAN Systems, L.P. in Princeton, Ontario. “Canada continues to be an extremely important market for us,” said Chip McGowan, president...

EDCO Products Inc. Named Minnesota Manufacturer of the Year

EDCO Products, a Minnesota-based industry leading manufacturer of residential and commercial exterior building products, was named the 2018 Minnesota Manufacturer of the Year in the small-company category by the Manufacturers Alliance. The award recognizes EDCO’s outstanding manufacturing capabilities, as well as their commitment to sharing expertise within the manufacturing industry through...

ABC Supply Co. Inc. Receives Gallup Great Workplace Award

Company wins esteemed award for 12th consecutive year BELOIT, Wis. – Building products distributor, ABC Supply Co. Inc., has been awarded the Gallup Great Workplace Award for the 12th year in a row. The prestigious award recognizes businesses around the world that engage employees and provide exemplary working environments. ABC Supply is one of just 39 companies...

May 2018 MRA Update

To The Rescue: Job Done Right Saves Homeowners From A Menace By Renee Ramey, MRA executive director At first, Jayne Sventek and her husband thought they might be seeing things. Their home’s sparkling white metal roof, only just eight months old, had begun to show a distinctive black tinge creeping over...

Perforated Copper Screen Adds Movement To Ballet Memphis Building

Ballet Memphis had outgrown its suburban space and sought to move closer to the heart of the city in a new facility. When the opportunity arose to relocate to the Overton Square entertainment district, Ballet Memphis leaped at the chance. Its new 44,000-square-foot facility nearly doubles the company’s previous space and...