Supplier News

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

IMETCO’s New Website Features Improved Functionality, Sleek New Design

IMETCO (Innovative Metals Company, Inc.) recently redesigned its website, improving navigation and functionality throughout and creating a more user-friendly interface so customers can quickly and easily access technical product information and architectural details. The sleek new design features a scrolling … Read more »

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New Commercial/Industrial Wall Panel Brochure From Englert

Englert, Inc. has announced the availability of a print and online brochure for its line of commercial/industrial wall panels. The new eight-page color brochure provides descriptions of Englert’s horizontal, concealed fastener, corrugated and Uniline series of panels, including performance and … Read more »

Posted in Commercial/Institutional, Construction Industry News, Metal Builder, Metal Roofing, Metal Roofing News, Products, Reroofing, Residential, Supplier News, Vertical Panels | Tagged brochure, concealed fastener, corrugated, Englert, Inc., metal roofing, uniline series cadcad, wall panels | Leave a comment

Home’s Complex Metal Roof Stuns Visually, Protects Environmentally

Located only three blocks from the Atlantic Ocean in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, this majestic new 7,500 square-foot residence is a testament to the wisdom of selecting quality materials that will stand up to the corrosive saltwater environment. 

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Surviving an OSHA inspection

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– By  Mark Ward Sr. – Few things strike fear in the hearts of many rural builders more than the thought of an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspector showing up unannounced at a job site. For a “survival … Read more »

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The power of team: life lessons from former baseball pro Dave Dravecky

It’s baseball season and there isn’t anything about baseball that can’t be compared to life, be it personal or professional. Below are excerpts from keynote speaker Dave Dravecky at the 2015 Frame Building Expo in Louisville. He shared his journey … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Frame Building News, RB May 2015, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News | Tagged Dave Dravecky, frame building expo, Jonathan Dravecky, swenson shear | Leave a comment

When the job requires doors for dogs

The pet industry is exploding and more and more contractors are involved with building kennels, boarding facilities and other dog-related businesses. So where do you go when you need a doggy door? GoPet LLC, which shares the same owner as … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Doors & Windows, Horse Barns, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal Buildings, Post Frame, Products, RB July 2015, Rural Builder Magazine, Supplier News | Tagged dog doors, Dog Vue Door, doors for dogs, GoPet LLC, Raytec Manufacturing | Leave a comment

Drexel Metals Introduces Visualizer iPad App

Drexel Metals focuses on developing tools to make their customers’ lives easier. The Drexel Metals App, available in the iTunes Store, provides those selecting a Drexel Metals roof the ability to see what their property will look like prior to … Read more »

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Englert To Hold Customer Appreciation Days In May

Field Service Centers at four Englert, Inc. locations will be holding Customer Appreciation Days during May, offering special promotions and pricing on metal roofing accessories, gutter products, trim coil and the Englert brand gutter screens, MicroGuard and SureGuard. The May … Read more »

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MFM Building Products Hires New Representation

MFM Building Products, a manufacturer of a full envelope of waterproofing and weather barrier products for the building industry, is pleased to announce that the firm has reached an agreement with Camferdam Management Co., Inc. to represent MFM in the … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, In the Industry, Metal Roofing, Supplier News, Underlayments | Tagged Arkansas, Camferdam Management Co., MFM Building Products, Michael Scott Enterprises, Mississippi, Underlayments | Leave a comment

Valspar Releases New PVDF Coatings Tech Paper

Across North America, building owners, architects, contractors, product manufacturers and finishers have relied on The Valspar Corp.’s polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) resin-based coatings for 50 years. “Although architectural coatings from different coating manufacturers contain similar PVDF resins, the coating systems’ performance … Read more »

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