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Metal construction engineer Bill Croucher named to Metal Construction Hall of Fame

Metal construction engineer Bill Croucher was named to the 2016 Metal Construction Hallof Fame at the 2016 METALCON awards ceremony. Croucher earned Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Structural Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He originally wanted to build bridges but spent his entire 45-year career in the metal construction...

The Battle Against Condensation

BY MARK MULLINS, FABRAL We have all had, or know someone with, condensation associated with metal roofing. As suppliers and installers, we really need to consider the building construction and use to determine the best method of controlling condensation. We also should be having conversations with our customers and end users about condensation. The...

Fabral Expands Powerseam Product Line

Fabral continues to deliver on its commitment to support customer success with the addition of a new metal structural standing seam panel system. Effective Sept. 1, 2016, the new architectural Powerseam II profile will be available through the company’s Gridley, Illinois, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and St. Joseph, Minnesota, manufacturing facilities. As with the existing Powerseam...

The Importance of Product and Install Training

-BY MARK MULLINS, FABRAL– In the metal industry, like every other industry, keeping up with new products and proper installation is vital to the growth and success of any business. As a training manager and engineer, I see the importance of this every day. There are many installers, sales and support staff who simply...

Fabral continues to expand production capacity

Fabral is expanding its flat sheet and slit coil program in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern U.S. New slitting and blanking capacity will be added in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, beginning September 1, 2016. This follows on the heels of Fabral’s move of its Grapevine, Texas, facility into a larger, more contemporary space in Ft. Worth. Flat...

Metal Sales names Scott Bacon as vice president sales and marketing

LOUISVILLE, K.Y… Scott Bacon has been appointed Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation in Louisville, Kentucky. “We are excited to welcome Scott to the Metal Sales team,” says Nick Dowd, President of Metal Sales. “He has extensive experience with metal wall and roof system. Scott brings an in-depth knowledge...

Fabral Releases New Mobile Application

Fabral, a premier supplier of metal roofing and wall panels, has launched a mobile app to meet the demands of architects and contractors on the go. Project images, product information, metal panel and CSI specs, color charts, and more are now available for mobile access through Apple and Android devices. This enhancement significantly increases...

Fabral expands Lancaster, PA manufacturing capacity

Metal Panel System Expansion Increases Choice and Flexibility. Lancaster, Pa. – Fabral, a premier supplier of roofing and wall panel systems, has expanded its architectural solutions outreach through its Lancaster, Pennsylvania, manufacturing plant.  The Lancaster location now offers Fabral’s Stand ‘N Seam®, Hefti-Rib®, Slim Seam® and Thin Seam panel systems in the full architectural...

Metal Sales Names Nick Dowd President

LOUISVILLE, K.Y. – Nick Dowd has been appointed president of Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation in Louisville, Kentucky. “We are excited to welcome Nick to the Metal Sales team,” says Craig Mackin, CEO of Metal Sales. “He has a proven track record of growing companies and many years of industry success. He’s a tremendous asset...