Tools and Jobsite Equipment

Tools and equipment needed on site for construction.

Please Submit “the idea book” Projects ASAP!

It’s that time of year again — we’re looking for signature roofing projects to feature in “the idea book.” We’ve still got a little time, but we need to have project photos and information here no later than Friday, February 27. … Read more »

Posted in Building Components, Commercial/Institutional, Construction Industry News, In the Industry, Metal Builder, Metal building systems, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Metal Roofing News, Metal Shingles, New Products, Products, Reroofing, Residential, Roofing Products, Solar, Supplier News, Tools and Jobsite Equipment, Underlayments, Vertical Panels | Tagged 2015, feb. 27, signature metal roofing projects, the idea book 2015 | Leave a comment

Houzz Joins the 2015 International Roofing Expo

Houzz, a leading online platform for home remodeling and design, will debut as an exhibitor at the 2015 International Roofing Expo [IRE], February 24-26, 2015, at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Houzz will be exhibiting in … Read more »

Posted in Building Components, Business and Management, Commercial/Institutional, Construction Industry News, Fasteners, In the Industry, Industry Experts, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal building systems, Metal Buildings, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing News, Metal Shingles, New Products, Products, Reroofing, Residential, Roofing Products, Solar, Supplier News, Tools and Jobsite Equipment, Underlayments, Vertical Panels | Tagged Houzz, International Roofing Expo, IRE, metal roofing | Leave a comment

Bradbury introduces 60”X.070” cut to length line with rotary shear and e-drive leveler

MOUNDRIDGE, KS, USA – The Bradbury Group introduces a 60” X .070” cut-to-length line featuring a Bradbury e-Drive® leveler and an Athader rotary shear operating at 300 FPM, eliminating the need for a looping pit. The line is also equipped … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Frame Building News, Metal Roofing Magazine, New Products, Products, Roofing Products, Tools and Jobsite Equipment | Tagged Athader rotary shear, Bradbury Group, e-drive leveler | Leave a comment

Buying a new vs. used rollformer: What’s best for you?

Research a necessity to ensure the better decision for your operation By Joe Repovs, Founder, Samco Machinery TORONTO, December 2, 2014 – Successful businesses are run by people who are prudent with how money is spent or re-invested into the … Read more »

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Dewalt launches new compact small angle grinders

TOWSON, Md.  –DEWALT announces the launch of its new 4 ½” Small Angle Grinders (DWE402 and DWE402N), ideal for professionals who need to perform a variety of applications in tight spaces such as grinding and beveling steel, grinding welds, cutting … Read more »

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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 »

Posted in Commercial/Institutional, Construction Industry News, In the Industry, Metal Builder, Metal Buildings, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing News, New Products, Products, Supplier News, Tools and Jobsite Equipment | Tagged metal product resource app, Petersen Aluminum, smartphone giveaway | Leave a comment

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 »

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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 »

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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