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News from construction industry suppliers, including promotions, product announcements and company changes.

ATAS “Monsters of Metal” Receives Award at Canstruction

The “Monsters of Metal” team, with members from ATAS International, Inc. and the Architectural Studio, participated in the local Canstruction competition recently held at the Lehigh Valley Mall. They earned the “Best Use of Labels” award, utilizing a variety of canned vegetables, along with bags of white rice and black beans, to create their...

CMG Expands with New Service Center in Phoenix

Coated Metals Group (CMG) recently expanded its operations by opening a new distribution center in Phoenix, Arizona. Leading the staff at the new facility are general manager Jeff Larson and account manager Rusty Vandall. The Arizona distribution center has been an anticipated addition to CMG. Company president Gary Woodward states, “As one of the...

Please Submit “the idea book” Projects!

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 24, 2017. “the idea book” will again examine signature metal roofing projects from an architectural...

Bradbury Group Forms Alliance with LaserCoil

The Bradbury Group has entered into a strategic alliance with LaserCoil Technologies LLC (Napoleon, OH). Through this agreement both companies will promote turnkey coil fed laser blanking solutions to their traditional markets. “Adding laser blanking to our capability is a great extension of our product offering,” said Bradbury Vice President of Sales and Marketing Ryan...

Net-zero School’s Composite Rainscreen Blends Interior With Exterior

The 20th and newest elementary school in the Pflugerville Independent School District opened to rave reviews from students, teachers and parents alike. Dearing Elementary School in Texas, which creates more energy than the building consumes, was lauded for its net-zero design. The new building’s energy-efficient design made a special impression on school principal Christy Chandler....

EDCO Products, Inc. Celebrates 70th Anniversary, Establishes Long-Term Partnership With ICA Food Shelf

EDCO Products Inc., a Minnesota-based manufacturer of residential and commercial exterior building products, in conjunction with their 70th anniversary, recently announced a partnership with ICA Food Shelf that will provide significant financial support, as well as additional employee involvement with future ICA initiatives. The current commitment will run through 2020 with the potential to...

Central States Mfg. opens facility in Seguin, Texas

Central States Manufacturing has opened a 44,000-square-foot manufacturing and warehouse facility in Seguin, Texas.  Central States Manufacturing has committed to the creation of 50 new, full-time jobs over the next three years.  This is Central States’ 8th manufacturing facility. “We are excited to begin operations in our new facility,” said Stan Pissarski, general manager of...

The new Sacramento Kings Golden 1 Center seats 17,500 in its modern arena. Schweiss Doors engineered and built five bifold, strap latch main entrance doors made of a combination of steel and aluminum frames. Three of the doors measured 29' x 41.5' and the other two are 29.4' x 41.5' each with respective clear openings of 32' and 28.8'. ©Paul Crosby Architectural Photography

Unique Schweiss Glass Bifold Doors Open New Kings Stadium Entrance

Schweiss Doors engineered and built five one-of-a-kind bifold strap latch doors that greet visitors at the entrance of the Sacramento Kings Stadium, Golden 1 Center, in downtown Sacramento, California. The $507 million multi-purpose indoor arena was officially opened Sept. 30, 2016. The 17,500-seat arena will host concerts, conventions and other sporting and entertainment events. Three of of the...

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S-5! Brings Back Hogan as Business Development Director

S-5! has brought back Frank Hogan to fill the newly-created position of Business Development Director. According to the company, the move was taken to deepen relationships with the company’s OEM market to maintain market share and capture additional sales opportunities. Hogan, who served as a national sales representative and field support manager for S-5! in...