exotic metals

VMZinc opens training facility, warehouse in North Carolina

VMZinc, a leading specialist in innovative zinc products manufactured and sold by the Building Products Unit of Umicore, opened a new training facility and warehouse in Durham, N.C., located at 2320 Presidential Drive, Suite 110. With 3,300 square feet and a climate controlled training room, the new facility will provide service to 28 representatives...

RHEINZINK provides key design component for equestrian estate, residence

Located in the greater Vancouver, B.C., area, this 2-1/2-acre equestrian estate includes a striking 9,000 square foot main residence plus three out-buildings totaling 6,000 square feet to accommodate seven horses. Design for the project was provided by Blackwell Architecture Inc., Vancouver.  According to principal Shawn Blackwell, “The owner was concerned with maintenance issues and...

Revere Copper acquires assets of Follansbee Steel

Revere Copper Products, Inc. has concluded an agreement with an entity of the Louis Berkman Company to purchase the assets of Follansbee Steel, one of the metal construction industry’s oldest and most respected companies. Revere will move, install and operate the equipment in Rome, NY. Follansbee and Revere have had a long and beneficial...

2012 Idea Book: Exotic Metals for Metal Roofs

Umicore/VM Zinc VM Zinc offers self-healing materials that naturally develop a protective layer or patina as they age. Scratches and imperfections seem to vanish as the patina develops. Color consistency is an issue due to the fact the material is not man made, but is extracted from the earth as a raw material then...

Exotic metals – 2011 idea book

Contrarian Metal Resources Contrarian offers an unrivaled selection of decorative architectural finishes in stainless steel, titanium and other metals. InvariMatte is a non-directional, low gloss, uniformly textured stainless steel finish, designed for use in architectural applications. While its lower reflectivity lends itself to roofing applications, it can be applied to wall panels, coping and...

Metal roofing options from the 2011 idea book

Metal Roofing Magazine presents the 7th edition of  ‘the idea book’. Included in the publication are 10 product profiles that represent the different looks,  materials and components that make up today’s metal roofing systems. / Vertical Panels / Exotic Metals / Metal Shingles / Underlayments / Components / Fasteners / Jobsite Equipment / Solar...