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AkzoNobel debuts new finishes at METALCON

 AkzoNobel introduced a new finish for exterior metal applications at METALCON 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina, October 10-12, 2018. Showcased was POLYDURE® Expressions, a revolutionary print system that adds depth and dimension to exterior finishes by using a combination of texture over a print pattern. “The POLYDURE Expressions product makes an outstanding metal finish...

West Central FS sells first STRELA building in Illinois

West Central FS of Galesburg, Illinois, just constructed the first STRELA post-frame building in Illinois for Mark Compton of Oneida, utilizing newly-designed plastic columns from Walters Buildings. The patented composite lower-column segment, called STRELA, has an internal height adjustment that allows it to be used with hydrated dry mix or concrete....

Snow Protection: Bringing A Strategic Outlook

Lessons from outside the United States and from earlier times. How to best protect your customers and your reputation. A-va-lanche! It is a word no one ever wants to hear. And a word that no one ever wants to hear while standing under a metal roof, or while observing others standing...

AMS Controls Releases Management Solution Software for Roll Forming, Metal Folding Operations

St. Louis, Missouri –  AMS Controls has released the Eclipse Pro Production Management Solution software for roll-forming and metal-folding operations. AMS Controls President Andy Allman said, “Today’s manufacturers need today’s data, today. Not tomorrow. Eclipse Pro uses real-time data to so manufacturers gain better insight and visibility into what actually happens...

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Alpine SnowGuards Announces Phase II Upgrades to Online Project Calculator

Morrisville, Vermont: Alpine SnowGuards, a leading manufacturer of rooftop snow management systems, has announced Phase II upgrades to their Online Project Calculator. The company announced in July that their online calculator had been upgraded to include the integration of pad-style snow guards. Phase II of the calculator upgrade project are now...

Alpine SnowGuards Upgrades Online Project Calculator

Alpine SnowGuards has updated its Online Project Calculator to include the integration of pad-style snow guards. Historically the calculator has been applicable to pipe and fence-style snow guard calculations only. The easy-to-use system has the ability to store and recall projects as well as provide free recommended layouts, system comparisons and...

S-5! Makes Improvements, Introduces PV Kit 2.0

S-5! has released PV Kit 2.0 EdgeGrab and PV Kit 2.0 MidGrab, offering solar panel installers significant improvements and easier installation. Among the improvements to the new PV Kit 2.0 include: Only one tool needed for installation; Preassembled components save time and money; Installs with module, reducing lay-out time; Single-piece EdgeGrab...

East Coast Fasteners introduces 40-year Ply-Lo Extreme

The new 40-year Ply-Lo Extreme line of fasteners from East Coast Fasteners is designed for extreme environments. Ply-Lo Extreme was successfully tested in accordance to ASTM B117 for more than 3,000 hours of salt spray. With all the features of the original Ply-Lo fastener, the Ply-Lo Extreme is available in #10,...

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...