Rural Builder Magazine

Rural Builder provides the news, features, products and how-to’s geared towards builders and suppliers of primarily low-rise agricultural and small retail and municipal structures. Published seven times annually, Rural Builder serves a horizontal market targeting all types of low-rise construction in cities of 250,000 or less population.

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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 »

Posted in Commercial/Institutional, Construction Industry News, Frame Building News, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal building systems, Metal Buildings, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Metal Roofing News, Metal Shingles, Post Frame, Products, Reroofing, Residential, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News, Tools and Jobsite Equipment, Vertical Panels | Tagged coated metals, metal wall panels, Valspar coil and extrusion | Leave a comment

ATAS Introduces Wave Panel

ALLENTOWN, PA:  – ATAS International, Inc. is pleased to announce a new addition, Wave Panel, to their Belvedere series. Wave Panel is a 40” wide wall panel with deep, non-symmetrical curves. Wave Panel offers architects a fresh way to create … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Frame Building News, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal building systems, Metal Buildings, Products, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News, The Source Book, Vertical Panels | Tagged ATAS International, metal panel, structural wall panel, Wave Panel | Leave a comment

Delden Manufacturing Co. celebrates 50 years

The year 2014 marks 50 years in business for Delden Manufacturing Company Inc. – manufacturer and distributor of garage doors, electric openers, parts and accessories in America’s Midwest. In 1964, Gene Renner opened Delden Manufacturing in Kansas City, MO. Delden … Read more »

Posted in Business and Management, Construction Industry News, Doors & Windows, Frame Building News, In the Industry, Metal Builder, Products, RB July 2014, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News | Tagged Delden Manufacturing, Denise Dahms, Gene Renner | Leave a comment

The Hercules Coil Tipper makes fast work of coil handling

Invert and load coil safely and inexpensively with the Hercules Coil Tipper from Fall River Seamless. Easy to use, the Hercules stabilizes and tips up to 30-inch coil in seconds, while your own forklift does the heavy lifting. Hercules will … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Gutter Opportunities, Gutter Products, Gutters, Low Rise Construction, Metal Buildings, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Post Frame, Products, Roll Formers, Roofing Products, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News | Tagged coil handling, coil spool, fall river seamless, hercules coil tipper | Leave a comment

Sno Gem Inc. introduces PV Cube standing seam attachment system

- Innovative WaveLock™ technology offers strength unparalleled in the industry – McHENRY, Ill. (July 8, 2014) – Sno Gem® Inc. recently introduced the PV Cube™ standing seam attachment system, a clamp-to-seam solar panel racking and mounting system that provides unparalleled … Read more »

Posted in Building Components, Commercial/Institutional, Construction Industry News, Fasteners, Frame Building News, Industry Experts, Low Rise Construction, Metal Buildings, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Metal Roofing News, Products, Residential, Roofing Products, Rural Builder Magazine, Solar | Tagged PV Cub, Sno Gem, standing seam attachment system | Leave a comment

2014 winners of the Rural Builder Gold Key of Excellence Award

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It is with great pride that we introduce this year’s winners of the annual Rural Builder Gold Key of Excellence. For the past 32 years, Rural Builder has sponsored this award, relying on the results of a ballot process that … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Featured Magazine, Frame Building News, Gold Key of Excellence, In the Industry, Industry Honors, RB July 2014, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News | Tagged gold key of excellence, metal building suppliers, post frame suppliers, rural builder | Leave a comment

Metal of Honor presented to PMC parent company at 30th anniversary event

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PMC President Jim Bailey (center, in light blue shirt) and CEO Alan Wasley (seated, in dark blue shirt) watch on as Brian Connolly of Maier Advertising announces PMC’s award as a Metal Roofing Magazine Metal of Honor Award recipient. The … Read more »

Posted in Building Components, Commercial/Institutional, Construction Industry News, Featured News, In the Industry, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing Magazine, Metal Roofing News, Metal Shingles, Products, Reroofing, Residential, Rural Builder Magazine, Solar, Supplier News | Tagged AceClamp, Alan Wasley, Innovative Medical Products, Jim Bailey, metal roofing attachments, PMC | Leave a comment

Course examines design of 2-story wood structure for high wind, seismic & snow loads

American Wood Council and Virginia Tech Continuing and Professional Education are sponsoring a course in the design of a 2-story wood structure for high wind, seismic, and snow loads. This course, to be held September 24-26 at the campus in … Read more »

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2014 SIPA Building Excellence Awards presented

The Structural Insulated Panel Association presented its 2014 Building Excellence Awards April 29 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Judges were Matt Belcher of Verdatek Solutions, Chris Fennell of Building Insight, and independent architectural designer Mehrdad Dabbagh. The winners were: Overall Competition … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Energy Efficiency, Events, Green Building, Green Products, Green Projects, In the Industry, Industry Honors, Low Rise Construction, Products, Rural Builder Magazine, SIPs/ICFs, Supplier News, Vertical Panels | Tagged sip, SIPA, SIPA Building Excellence Awards, Structual Insulated Panels | Leave a comment

ABC Supply Co., Inc. Honors Frank Novascone III with Ken Hendricks Award

BELOIT, Wis. – ABC Supply Co., Inc. has named Frank Novascone III as the recipient of this year’s Ken Hendricks Award. Novascone is the managing partner at the building products distributor’s branch at 1321 E. 1st St. N., Wichita, Kan. … Read more »

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