Metal building systems

Pre-packaged, pre-fabricated metal buildings.

When is a metal building a pimple?

In Ingelside on the Bay, Texas, along Corpus Christi Bay, residents are questioning the issue: when is a metal building a pimple? According to an article on aransaspassprogress.com, an increasing number of large metal buildings in residential areas are popping … Read more »

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UNA-CLAD Delta Panels Now Come in Perforated Options

INDIANAPOLIS – Firestone Building Products Company, LLC, a leading manufacturer and supplier of a comprehensive “Roots to Rooftops” portfolio of products, announced today its existing UNA-CLAD™ Delta Concealed Fastener Panels are now available in perforated profiles. The Delta Series, an … Read more »

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Bigger and better: Nothing about this metal building project was small

- By Sharon Thatcher – When Tri-M Construction got its first opportunity to general contract a project in a high-end air community near Benton, Kan., it did so in a big way.  What resulted was the largest project thus far … Read more »

Posted in Doors & Windows, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal building systems, Metal Buildings, Products, RB March 2014, Rural Builder Green, Rural Builder Magazine, SIPs/ICFs | Tagged GBS Enterprises, Greg Soelter, Miles Millspaugh, PowerLift Hyrdraulic Doors, Stearman Estates, Tri-M Construction | Leave a comment

Safety first: How to select fire rated systems for your clients

- By Charles Praeger – It’s not always easy to check every box on a client’s check list. Some customers  need guidance to understand what is feasible, as well as reassurance to validate decisions. For those with safety as the … Read more »

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Going green with steel

February 2014 Rural Builder cover

- By Sharon Thatcher -Rural builders know that a customer wants a building that serves an intended purpose and doesn’t cost a lot to own. Rarely are they asking for a “life cycle analysis” or demanding LEED compliance. But increasingly … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Featured Magazine, Green Building, Green Products, Green Projects, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal building systems, Metal Buildings, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Metal Roofing News, Metal Shingles, Products, RB February 2014, Recyclable, Renewable, Rural Builder Green, Rural Builder Magazine | Tagged akzo nobel, recycling steel, Steel Dynamics, Valspar | Leave a comment

Double duty: Sukup Steel Buildings offers huge space for farm & trucking consolidation

This 150 x 200 foot Sukup Steel Building provides convenient drive-through access for equipment storage at Manning Farms. Sukup photo

It was a dream that took five years to come true: consolidating two shops of a trucking business under one roof with a huge farm machinery storage area. Since Bob Manning and sons Rob and Joe built their 150 x … Read more »

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2014 is the time to purchase equipment, grow your business

- Roll forming machinery a strong investment with improving economy – TORONTO – It’s a new year and the economic indicators are more positive than they have been in quite some time. New construction is up, renovations are up. Even … Read more »

Posted in Commercial/Institutional, Construction Industry News, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal building systems, Metal Buildings, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, MR December 2013/January 2014, Products, Reroofing, Residential, Roll Formers, Roofing Products, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News, Tools and Jobsite Equipment | Tagged roll former, roll forming equipment, samco, selecting a roll former | Leave a comment

The Best of METALCON 2013

METALCON International is recognized worldwide by metal construction professionals as the ONE metal event where the “Who’s Who” attend. The 2013 event had more action in the exhibit hall, great education programs and more to see and do than ever … Read more »

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ASC Building Products introduces new PBR panel

WEST SACRAMENTO, CALIF. -– ASC Building Products, a division of ASC Profiles, has introduced PBR Panel to its product line. PBR Panels are used on pre-engineered metal, post-frame and agricultural buildings. The panels are a structural through-fastened roof or wall … Read more »

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Firestone Building Products to acquire assets of Spain-based company, Terrassa

INDIANAPOLIS ― Firestone Building Products Company, LLC announced that it has agreed to acquire the manufacturing assets and brands of Terrassa, Spain-based Giscosa and Giscolene®. The acquisition of the Giscosa Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM) plant near Barcelona expands Firestone’s … Read more »

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