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ATAS International Upgrades Certification to ISO 9001:2015

ATAS International’s operations were certified to the ISO 9001:2000 international quality system standard in 2006.  In April 2018, the ATAS ISO certification has been upgraded to ISO 9001:2015 (with design in the Allentown, Pennsylvania, locations). This certification assists ATAS with maintaining industry leadership; using a customer focus and quality improvements that...

Four Types Of Metal Panels Rejuvenate School For Needy Children

Dedicated in 1913 by the Moose fraternal organization, Mooseheart Child City & School is a home for children and teens in need. Located on a 1,000-acre campus west of Chicago, Mooseheart provides children—infants through high school—with a wholesome, home-like environment, and quality training and education. A recent renovation project included a...

S-5! Announces New Distributor Partner: Unistrut Ohio

S-5! has announced a partnership with North American distributor Unistrut, where Unistrut Ohio will offer the complete line of S-5! zero-penetration clamps and snow retention systems. S-5! manufactures clamps for attaching ancillary items to standing seam metal roofs. “We are happy to be the newest member of the S-5! distribution family,”...

APA Releases 2018 Structural Panel & Engineered Wood Yearbook

Structural panel production in North America projected to be over 1 billion square feet in 2018. The 2018 Structural Panel & Engineered Wood Yearbook has been released by APA – The Engineered Wood Association. The yearbook includes an analysis of the U.S., Canadian, and global economies, focusing on factors that impact...

McElroy Metal’s Roof Recover System Helps Preserve Historic School

Multiple problems, including an aging structure and a failing asphalt roof, led Bibb County (Georgia) Schools to recover the roof of historic Alexander II Magnet School with the 138T symmetrical standing seam metal roof from McElroy Metal. The original building that housed the Alexander II Magnet School in Macon, Georgia, was...

Ventco Expands Facility To Accommodate Direct Sales

Ventco announced a plant expansion to accommodate its growing list of customers ordering its ventilation products including the company’s signature product, ProfileVent. In 2017, Ventco started selling direct to customers. The 6,000-square-foot expansion allows for the setup of next-day shipping and brings the facility to 79,000 square feet under roof. “Because...