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Plyco now offers Attic Access Door for post frame

For contractors looking for a cost-effective solution to attic access in post-frame buildings, Plyco Corporation now offers the Series 10 Attic Access Door. It’s the perfect finish for post-frame buildings with an interior ceiling and is designed for installation into buildings with an interior ceiling liner. The Attic Access Door is available in 24”x36”...

Swenson Shear adds Snap Table Pro to line

Swenson Shear has officially announced the launch of its new Snap Table Pro for all-in-one notching, slitting and hemming of standing seam panels. Its the second product in the company’s all-in-one line-up and was added to provide customers the ability to slit and hem up to 60-inches for commercial, industrial and residential job sites....

RHEINZINK Panels Play Key Role In Cladding

The wildly unique design of the new office building known as the “Pterodactyl” in Culver City, California, is truly stunning. Designed by Eric Owen Moss Architects, the 16,663 square foot building represents culmination of a project that has spanned 17 years. Completed in Spring, 2015, the Pterodactyl is perched atop a four-level parking garage...

Online Resource Kit educates building pros on stock glulam beams

APA – The Engineered Wood Association is expanding its extensive educational tools with a new online resource kit on stock glulam beams, providing information and case studies that inform end-users on non-custom glulam beams and showcase the material’s capabilities. Glulam is one of the original engineered wood products, and for decades it has proven...

New Tech Machinery Gutter Machine Resurrected After Damaged By Fire

Usually fire damage to a machine is devastating enough for said equipment to never function again, but one particular New Tech Machinery (NTM) gutter machine offers a surprising twist. The MACH II 5/6” combo configuration K-style gutter machine was shipped to its original owner in May 2009 and recently, the owners at GM Seamless...

Kitschy Fuel Center Blasts Off With Bright Metal Roof, Fascia

The new Ricky Rocket’s Fuel Center in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, generates head-turning looks with its signature “rocket man” perched atop the 8,200-square-foot building. The facility includes a high-tech car wash, convenience store, food outlets and, of course, fuel service. Adding to the attention-getting design are bright yellow and red fascia and soffit panels provided...

New Closure Designed For Standing Seam Metal Roof Applications

Glick Metals, LLC, recently announced the release of its revolutionary Snap-Z, a vented “Z” closure designed for standing seam metal roof applications. The Snap-Z product allows installers to vent the peak of a standing-seam, metal roof in such a way that air is allowed to flow and yet water and snow infiltration are restricted....

What every post-frame builder should know about laminated columns

The single most important element to a building’s foundation is its columns. They’re the legs that hold the building upright. As post frame has evolved, it’s only natural that methods to improve the strength of those legs would be part of its evolution. For a comprehensive explanation of laminated columns, the new edition of...

Grow your business with copper

– By Mark Mullins, Fabral Applications Engineer | Product Training Manager – There are many copper products out there such as dormers, louvers, spires, finials, chimney pots, cupolas and gutter. Many of these products may look very complex or difficult to install. I understand. We all want to stay within our “comfort zone.” I’m...

Online Resource Kit educates building pros on stock glulam beams

Articles and case studies from APA foster understanding of glulam capabilities, applications. APA – The Engineered Wood Association is expanding its extensive educational tools with a new online resource kit on stock glulam beams, providing information and case studies that inform end-users on non-custom glulam beams and showcase the material’s capabilities. Glulam is one...