Building Components

Products used in the overall structural system of a building.

Valspar coatings used for colossal mural at Netherlands market

Minneapolis, Minnesota – [Dec. 2014] – Valspar coatings were used on a very unique mural project in the Netherlands. The large mural, adorning a 40-meter arched-shaped structure, was created on aluminum panels at the Markthal Rotterdam, the first indoor market and housing development in the Netherlands. It opened in October after...

ABC Supply Co. Inc. acquires Siding World

Transaction Includes 17 Locations in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio   BELOIT, Wis. – Building products distributor ABC Supply Co., Inc. has acquired the assets of Siding World, a distributor of siding and other exterior building products including roofing, windows, doors, decking and gutters. The 40-year old company has locations in 17 markets...

New Simpson Strong-Tie fastener for pile construction in coastal areas

-Strong-Drive® SDWH Timber Hex-HDG screw Provides Installers a Faster, Easier and Safer Solution- Pleasanton, California – Simpson Strong-Tie® has introduced the new Strong-Drive® SDWH Timber Hex-HDG screw that requires no pre-drilling and replaces bolt, washer and nut assemblies, saving installers’ time and cost. It is specifically designed to resist severe corrosion levels in...

The Bradbury Group Manufactures B.O.S.S. Flying Shear

The Bradbury Co., Inc. is pleased to announce the shipment of a B.O.S.S. Flying Shear with Slitter. The shear runs up to 250 feet per minute and is capable of producing 5 slits of .048” pre painted steel, .050” aluminum, and .037” stainless steel. It has servo acceleration and closed loop...

Triangle Fastener launches product video for VRT Technology

TFC is pleased to announce the launch of their new product video for VRT® Technology, their patented screw thread designed to increase back-out resistance of screws used in thin metal connections. Screws with VRT® Technology produce over 3-1/2 times more back-out resistance than some ordinary screw threads, reducing the chance for...

Lucas expands product offering

Lucas has added two new package designs to the #4500 Semi-Self Leveling Joint Sealer. Packaging now includes a 28 oz. plastic cartridge with a removable tip and a 2 liter re-sealable foil pouch. Both packages will reduce jobsite waste, improve productivity and reduce landfill trash. #4500 is ideal for filling pitch...

ATAS Awarded Organization Certificate of Appreciation by CSI

ATAS was recognized with the “Organizational Certificate of Appreciation” award at the National CSI Conference in Baltimore on Sept. 12th, 2014. This is the highest award the Construction Specifications Institute can bestow on a firm, organization or association. It is presented for exceptional accomplishments that promote the mission of the Institute,...

Van Mark Products Corp. Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

Van Mark Products Corporation is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2014. Founded in 1964 by Gene Van Cleave, Van Mark has become the worldwide leader in manufacturing portable jobsite bending brakes and installation tools for the residential and commercial construction industries. Doing business globally and based out of Farmington Hills MI,...

Project inspiration for rural builders: Metal buildings

The 2014 Rural Builder Source Book will soon be published. In addition to all the great projects included in the magazine, here are others that should help inspire your building ideas. Building: Derwood Bible Church, Derwood, Md. Building size: 18,130 sq. ft. Architect: SBK Partnership, LLC Contractors: Gardiner & Gardiner Contracting,...