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ABC Supply Co. Inc. Opens Branch in Milton, Delaware

Professional contractors in Sussex County to benefit from easier access to products, support. The nation’s largest wholesale distributor of exterior building products, ABC Supply Co. Inc., opened its second location in Delaware. The new branch is located at 25414 Primehook Road, Suite 300, in Milton. ABC Supply’s other Delaware branch is...

Custom Green Snap-Lock Roof Adds Signature Look To New Cabela’s Store

Design for the new Cabela’s store in Gainesville, Virginia, reflects the company’s well-known lodge-inspired theme featuring high ceilings, raw exposed wood, stone masonry and, of course, the chain’s signature green roof. In this case, more than 20,000 square feet of Petersen’s 22-gauge Snap-Clad panels finished in custom color East Georgia Green...

Girls Learn About Metal Roofing Installation & Careers in Construction      

Let’s Build Construction Camp for Girls is a program designed for high school age girls to attend a free week-long camp to explore the construction trades, architecture, engineering, and construction materials manufacturing through hands-on experiences and field trips.   The second annual camp was held the week of July 9th at the Associated Builders and Contractors...

McElroy Metal Opens New Manufacturing Facility In Missouri

To meet the needs of a growing customer base, McElroy Metal opened its 13th U.S. manufacturing facility in Diamond, Missouri, this summer. “I look forward to servicing customers from here,” says Billy Howell, operations manager at the new Diamond manufacturing facility. “McElroy Metal has had a service center in this location...

What To Consider Before Buying A Metal Roof

Popular in some areas, but only emerging in other areas, metal roofs are a wonderful roofing option that is often overlooked. Take a moment to investigate, however, and you’ll see why metal roofs are worth considering when time comes to build a new home or roof repair. Wear & Tear Metal...

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New Job Site Sign Alerts Contractors to Tread Lightly on Concrete Floors

The popularity of polished and textured concrete in interior flooring calls attention to one problem that can occur during installation: abuse by contractors who don’t realize it’s final flooring. The Concrete Polishing Council (CPC), a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), has developed a job site sign,...

MRA Offers Primer for Solar System Rooftop Installation for Contractors, Installers

Contractors and roofing installers, do you know your crystalline silicon from your photovoltaics? If not, the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) says it’s time to gain a better understanding about residential solar system installation. That’s because the solar market is hot, thanks to growing nationwide interest stemming from California’s recent solar mandate for...

MRA Announces Partnership With Today’s Homeowner To Support Metal Roofing Demand Among Consumers

The Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) announced that it is partnering with Today’s Homeowner, hosted by Emmy-nominated home improvement expert Danny Lipford, this season to help promote the benefits of metal roofing nationwide. The partnership, which includes television and radio exposure on more than 200 local stations in Today’s Homeowner’s nationally-syndicated markets,...

ABC Supply Co. Inc. Acquires Assets Of Alliance Wholesale Supply

Acquisition allows company to enter new market, strengthen its relationship with contractors. Building products distributor ABC Supply Co. Inc. has acquired the assets of Alliance Wholesale Supply, a distributor of roofing and other exterior building materials, which was founded in 2000. The company has one location at 1581 Solomon Run Road...