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Richland Laminated Columns becomes GreenPost manufacturer

  Planetsaver Industries LLC has announced that Richland Laminated Columns LLC has become the newest addition to the company’s family of GreenPost manufacturers/applicators. Planet Saver’s Green Post Barrier Wrap is designed to protect wood in the ground from rot and decay. Richland Laminated Columns LLC, 8252 State Route 13, Greenwich, Ohio,...

Milwaukee Tool Announces Planned Expansion Of Brookfield, WI, Headquarters, Creating Over 350 New Jobs

With a planned total investment of $32MM, Milwaukee Tool is proposing another major expansion at their global new product development center in Brookfield, Wisconsin. A 114,500-square-foot, multi-story building would be built on an existing 3.5 acre lot owned by Milwaukee Tool, bringing their global headquarter space from 190,000 square feet, originally,...

ATAS Now Offers Online Continuing Education Courses

ATAS International, Inc. now offers three continuing education courses online. All three are approved for health, safety, and welfare learning units by the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (AIA CES). The three online courses are: Demystifying Rainscreen Systems Using Metal Wall Panels Designing for the Effects of Wind on...

Greg Knight Acquires Komppa Machinery Group Inc.

Business to be Renamed Knight Manufacturing. Milwaukee-based business owner Greg Knight has acquired Komppa Machinery Group Inc. (KMG), a Brookfield-based manufacturer of roll forming machinery. Marcus Poppler has joined Knight as a minority owner of the company. The company is to be renamed Knight Manufacturing, and will continue to manufacture roll...

S-5! Clamps Fasten Snow Guard System To New School Roof

Historic Ouray School in Ouray, Colorado, has undergone several renovations in the last 80 years and the latest included a new standing seam metal roofing system with a snow guard system from S-5! to ensure the safety of students, faculty and visitors. The original school was built in 1883, when the...

Metal Panels Brighten Courtyard Of New Orleans Apartment Building

The South Market District in New Orleans is an emerging, bustling area that is transforming the city’s historic downtown. The mixed-use, transit-oriented development combines luxury apartments with an eclectic mix of shops, cafes, restaurants and entertainment venues. At the heart of the five-block area is The Beacon, a seven-story, 172,000-square-foot loft-inspired...

ASABE Revises Standard for Building Diaphragm Design

ST JOSEPH, MICHIGAN— The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has completed a revised standard, ANSI/ASAE EP484.3 DEC2017, Diaphragm Design of Metal-Clad, Wood-Frame Rectangular Buildings. The standard was revised to incorporate data from research completed at Washington State University through the National Frame Building Association. Additions include support information...

Polyglass Launches New Q Rewards Website

Polyglass U.S.A., Inc. has launched a new Q Rewards website, providing roofing contractors with a completely redesigned platform that makes it easier to earn rewards for Polyglass purchases.  Polyglass U.S.A., Inc. recently announced the launch of its newly revamped Q Rewards website. The new platform allows roofing contractors to quickly earn...

Ventco Now Offers Product Line Direct; Customers Save Money 

Ventco Inc. is now offering its ProfileVent ventilation products at a savings by selling direct to customers, who get factory pricing and free freight with the same trusted performance. Industry proven for more than 20 years, ProfileVent is still the only ventilation system in its category with a Class A Fire...