Metal building systems

Pre-packaged, pre-fabricated metal buildings.

Redesigned Petersen Catalog Features Five New PAC-CLAD Products

Petersen introduces five new products in the PAC-CLAD lineup, all beautifully presented in its redesigned corporate catalog. The updated catalog also includes new, enhanced features for an existing product, plus 30 new photographs of inspirational architecture designed using PAC-CLAD roof and wall products. The new catalog is available for viewing or downloading in the...

Dynamic Fastener releases new Tool and Fastener Hand Guide

Dynamic Fastener just released the newest version of its popular Tool and Fastener Hand Guide. This one-of-a-kind gem provides many answers to common and uncommon issues that arise in the metal building industry. The 132 page full color publication, provides clear and concise answers to questions pertaining to fastener applications, engineering data, availability of...

Lester Building Systems Launches New Patented Metal Roof System

New Product Gives Consumers Innovative Upgrade with Big Savings. Paul Boor, vice president of engineering at Lester Building Systems, asked himself a simple question. How can we make a better metal roof system? Specifically, can we make one that delivers the benefits of both a standing seam roof and a through-fastened roof? The answer?...

MBMA releases Environmental Product Declarations for metal building systems

In order to meet the increasing demand for unbiased data about the environmental impacts of commercial construction, the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) has released Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for three metal building product categories:  primary rigid framing, secondary framing, and metal cladding for roofs and walls. MBMA partnered with UL Environment (ULE) to...

Sealants, Part 2: your silent partner on the job

Sealants are a hidden part of what goes on inside and outside of a building, but they have become an integral silent partner in the building process. As a builder, you could choose the wrong one or apply it the wrong way, and find yourself kissing your profits goodbye if the sealant fails. Paul...

Varco Pruden expands product line with Web-Restrained Brace

MEMPHIS, TN – Varco Pruden Buildings recently launched Web-Restrained Brace (WRB) – an all-steel buckling-restrained brace for projects in earthquake prone regions. Developed due to code changes that increased seismic design requirements and created new limitations, WRB provides VP Builders an economical solution for these challenging jobs. Primarily for jobs where seismic forces govern...

Swenson Shear’s New SnapTable Pro Available

The all new SnapTable PRO adjusts to accommodate panels between 12” and 24” and is equipped to notch, slit and hem up to 60” offsets for hip-valley roofing cuts. It is the newest addition to the collection; added to increase the capability to slit and hem up to 60” for any commercial, industrial or...

Fabral expands Lancaster, PA manufacturing capacity

Metal Panel System Expansion Increases Choice and Flexibility. Lancaster, Pa. – Fabral, a premier supplier of roofing and wall panel systems, has expanded its architectural solutions outreach through its Lancaster, Pennsylvania, manufacturing plant.  The Lancaster location now offers Fabral’s Stand ‘N Seam®, Hefti-Rib®, Slim Seam® and Thin Seam panel systems in the full architectural...

Download the 2015 Rural Builder Source Book

The annual Rural Builder Source Book is now published and available for free download. Some of the project features in this special issue are intriguing and inspiring, while others are simple but solid. Also included is a list of popular products that are noteworthy in the metal and post-frame industries. Use the information provided...