Tools and Jobsite Equipment

Tools and equipment needed on site for construction.

New Petersen Aluminum App Launches With Smartphone Giveaway

The comprehensive metal product resource app from Petersen Aluminum Corp. is now available for smartphones. This newest version of the app complements the existing tablet version to provide anytime access to metal product information wherever and whenever building professionals need … Read more »

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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 … Read more »

Posted in Building Components, Business and Management, Construction Industry News, In the Industry, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal building systems, Metal Buildings, Metal Roofing, Post Frame Products, Products, Supplier News, Tools and Jobsite Equipment | Tagged 50th anniversary, bending brakes, Gene Van Cleave, portable jobsite equipment, Van Mark Corporation | Leave a comment

Money Talk: Lease or Buy? New rules to impact decision

- By Mark Battersby – Whether to buy or lease is a question facing many rural builders even as credit becomes more readily available. While there is no one correct answer that fits every situation nor every building business, compared … Read more »

Posted in Business and Management, Construction Industry News, Frame Building News, In the Industry, Industry Experts, Metal Roofing Magazine, Products, RB September 2014, Rural Builder Magazine, Tools and Jobsite Equipment | Tagged lease construction equipment, mark battersby, money talk | Leave a comment

Mid-year 2014 U.S. construction machinery exports decline 17.3 percent

U.S. construction machinery exports dropped 17.3 percent during the first half of 2014 compared with midyear 2013: $8.93 billion in exports were shipped to global markets compared to $10.8 billion for first-half 2013, according to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers … Read more »

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New global account executive joins Swenson Shear

Turlock, CA – Marshall Benson, seasoned business development professional, joins Swenson Shear‘s CEO, Jonathan Dravecky, and the team as Global Account Executive. Benson will focus on international and system-wide sales channels. Benson’s extensive manufacturing knowledge and experience in the commercial and residential OEM, … Read more »

Posted in Business and Management, Construction Industry News, Frame Building News, In the Industry, Metal Builder, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Metal Roofing News, Products, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News, Tools and Jobsite Equipment | Tagged Jonathan Dravecky, Marshall Benson, metal panel shears, swenson shear | Leave a comment

Valspar Unveils New Exterior Color Collections

New research based color palettes created to inspire architects and designers MINNEAPOLIS –  Color matters – it defines cultures, sells products and services, conveys emotion, inspires everything around us and continues to evolve. From there, Valspar refined the themes into … Read more »

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2014 idea book – Jobsite/In-House Equipment

Englert Inc. Designed by Englert’s own machine experts, its comprehensive line of machines is time tested and proven in the field. Englert’s multi-panel machine offers the capability to run 10 different panel configurations. And there are 11 fixed-position roll forming … 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

Check out the newly updated Rural Builder Buyers’ Guide – Free online!

An annual tradition here at Rural Builder is the release of the newest edition of the Rural Builder Buyer’s Guide. The Rural Builder Buyers’ Guide is a go-to source for all things post-frame and steel-frame construction supplies for builders in … Read more »

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Cool work trucks: Conversions help make a good truck better

To builders, a truck is a tool, and no matter what bells and whistles comes standard or optional, there is always something you need that the truck doesn’t have. Greiner Buildings Inc., of Washington, Iowa, solves those headaches with customization. … Read more »

Posted in Business and Management, Construction Industry News, Frame Building News, In the Industry, Metal Builder, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Products, RB October 2013, Rural Builder Magazine, Tools and Jobsite Equipment | Tagged custom work trucks, greiner buildings | Leave a comment