New Products

Products of interest to building professionals, particularly metal roofing installers, metal builders and low-rise builders.

New hangers install over two layers of drywall

-Pleasanton, Calif. – Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, has introduced new drywall hangers that can be installed over two layers of gypsum board (drywall) into a wood stud wall. The new DU/DHU face-mount hanger … Read more »

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New Packaging and Colors selections for MetaLink Metal Roof Sealant

Chem Link Products has revised the packaging and colors of MetaLink Metal Roof Sealant to better serve the Metal Roofing Industry.  This product will now be stocked in 10.1oz cartridges/12 cartridges per carton and is now available in a wide … Read more »

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Cell phone boosters could help you and your bottom line

- By Sharon Thatcher – As buildings get tighter, new problems arise that require solutions. One unexpected problem is cellular reception. Even in large cities, where cell towers are in abundance, buildings can have dead zones for reception. A solution … 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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PMC’s Snow Retention Systems May Help In Harsh Winters

PLAINVILLE, Conn. – According to a frosty forecast in The 2014 Old Farmer’s Almanac, a decline in solar activity combined with ocean-atmosphere patterns in the Pacific and Atlantic will result in below-normal temperatures and above-normal snowfall during most of the … Read more »

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Nelson Wood Shims offers 12-inch shims for contractors

Nelson Wood Shims, the largest shim manufacturer in North America, now offers bundles of 12-inch Beddar Wood™ shims for contractors. Beddar Wood shims have feathered tips. They are consistent quality and resist splitting when nailed. They are also rot resistant … Read more »

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New reverse bend MicroGuard gutter screen debuts

PERTH AMBOY N.J.–MicroGuard, a gutter screen with microfiltration technology from Englert Inc. is now available in a reverse bend version. The new option gives contractors more versatility in using the screen for differing gutter and roof situations.  Unlike the traditional … Read more »

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Triangle Fastener introduces Wood-To-Concrete tapping screw

Triangle Fastener Corporation is pleased to introduce its Wood-To-Concrete™ Tapping Screw. The Wood-To-Concrete tapping screw was developed for attaching 2X wood to concrete, masonry or block. Engineered with a proprietary “Hex-Countersunk” drive, it provides the driving stability of a hex … Read more »

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Breakthrough in study of aluminum should yield new technological advances

By David Stauth CORVALLIS, Ore. – Researchers at Oregon State University and the University of Oregon  announced a scientific advance that has eluded researchers for more than 100 years – a platform to study and fully understand the aqueous chemistry … Read more »

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MFM introduces new high temperature underlayment: Ultra HT

[Coshocton, OH] -  MFM Building Products, a manufacturer of a full envelope of waterproofing and weather barrier products for the building industry, is proud to offer a new High Temperature underlayment – Ultra HT Wind & Water Seal™. This self-adhering … Read more »

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