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‘Grand opening’ for new family farm shop

New building also serves as informal community gathering place HECTOR, Minn. – The best customers are the customers that feel good about what they have purchased. Dean Schneider, a crops and livestock farmer in New Ulm, Minn., opened up his new farm shop for a community fundraiser. Schweiss Doors made it an opening everyone...

NCCA offers free downloadable “Tool Kits” on coil coating process

Cleveland, Ohio—The National Coil Coating Association (NCCA) offers more than 20 free educational “Tool Kits” in PDF format written by industry experts on the coil coating process. The Tool Kits are comprehensive yet easily understood papers that address popular topics related to prepainted metal and the process. Some examples include: “Coil Coating Topcoat Systems,”...

2016 Frame Building Expo for post-frame builders

Mark Your Calendar! – Don’t forget about the Frame Building Expo!  2016 National Frame Building Expo March 9-11, 2016 Indianapolis Convention Center Indianapolis, Indiana Sponsored by the National Frame Building Association, the Frame Building Expo is open to all builders who wish to network, learn and exchange information about post-frame construction. The Expo represents a variety...

Cutting Steel Shingles Just Got 30 Percent Easier

Now make fast, safe, precise cuts in steel shingles, shakes and tile style roofing, including DECRA, METRO and GERARD brands, all season long, with the Stone Coated Steel Roofing Cutter from Malco Products. Compound leverage and a generous handle length reduce user cutting force up to 30 percent vs. other guillotine style cutters that...

Merchant & Evans, Roofinox Offer Customers Unique Roofing Products

Merchant & Evans, Inc., the Burlington, New Jersey-based manufacturer of premium metal roofing systems and Roofinox America of Tinton Falls, New Jersey, recently announced a strategic alliance to provide the Roofinox line of stainless steel and tin-plated (terne-coated) metal roofing materials to Merchant & Evans customers in the United States and Canada. With the...

Petersen Aluminum Metal Roof, Wall Panels Design Files Available Online

Architects and designers now have multiple options for digitally locating and specifying Petersen Aluminum products during the design phase of any project. The manufacturer of metal roof and wall panels now has its library of BIM, CAD and installation drawings available on design platforms including Autodesk Seek, Arcat and Sweets. Most recently, Petersen Aluminum...

Silver replacing white as popular color choice in prepainted metals

Cleveland, OH – Even though white has been a mainstay color in most of the industries served by prepainted metal, silver and other metallic colors are beginning to work their way in to mainstream applications, according to the National Coil Coating Association (NCCA). As consumers continue to look for inexpensive ways to make products...

MCA publishes new technical bulletin: Fastener Compatibility with Profiled Metal Roof and Wall Panels

CHICAGO, IL – The Metal Construction Association (MCA) has published a new technical resource to assist designers and installers in selecting the proper type of fastener: Fastener Compatibility with Profiled Metal Roof and Wall Panels. Found in the technical resources section of the MCA website at www.metalconstruction.org, the new bulletin includes a convenient table...

Drexel Metals, Freedom Roofing Complete Successful School Re-Roof

Installers formed, curved panels onsite for barrel roof over gymnasium A unique and challenging roofing problem on a large school called for a permanent solution. Freedom Roofing Solutions of Vilonia, Arkansas, formed and curved Drexel Metals roof panels onsite. “It was a fun one,” says Brian Kirk, who co-owns Freedom Roofing with his cousin...

MFM Building Products receives ICC Approval for window flashing tapes

Coshocton, OH: MFM Building Products, a manufacturer of a full envelope of waterproofing and weather barrier products for the building industry, is proud to announce that three of the company’s window flashing tapes now have ICC Approval, Evaluation Report ESR-2783. WindowWrap® PSX-20, WindowWrap® PowerBond™ and WindowWrap® White meet the ICC-ES Acceptance Criteria for Flexible...