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CIDAN Machinery Joins The Metal Construction Association

The Metal Construction Association (MCA) welcomes CIDAN Machinery to its membership roster. The company has joined the association’s ranks of about 75 member companies with specialties in the metal construction industry. CIDAN Machinery has manufactured machines since 1907 and is a well-established company within the sheet metal industry. The company manufactures and markets the...

MCA Presents Ken Buchinger With The 2016 Larry A. Swaney Award

MBCI general manager of technical services Ken Buchinger was named the recipient of the Metal Construction Association’s (MCA) Larry A. Swaney Award during their annual winter meeting on February 3, 2016. Named after the founding president of the association, this prestigious award honors an individual who selflessly and determinedly works for the success of...

METALCON Show Director Claire Kilcoyne Receives Industry Honor

At the 25th Anniversary celebration of METALCON, the only annual international conference and exhibition focused on the use of metal in construction, show director Claire Kilcoyne received the first annual Metal Construction Association’s Triumph Award. These newly created awards, which have nine different categories, honor individuals and companies who have helped advance the use of metal in the...

METALCON marks 25th anniversary with a huge success

Newton, MA –  True to its 25-year record of being the best place to introduce new products, METALCON drew eager buyers to see all the new offerings from more than 260 exhibiting companies. “Celebrating METALCON’s 25th Anniversary in Tampa gave us a great setting to celebrate the accomplishments within our industry. Best of all,...

MCA: Metal Roof Service Life 60-Plus Years

Researchers from the Metal Construction Association (MCA) hosted an educational session sharing the results of the association’s breakthrough study on the service life of metal roofs at METALCON. The new research findings conclude that certain metal roof systems can last 60 years, meaning they do not require replacement during a commercial building’s entire service...

Get Involved: MCA’s METALCON Metal Roofing Championship Games

Themed ‘Battle by the Bay,” competitors will be competing in five different challenges: let the games begin! The Metal Construction Association (MCA) announces the 2nd annual MCA / METALCON Metal Roofing Championship Games to be held at the METALCON show Oct. 14-16, 2015, at the Tampa Convention Center. Themed ‘Battle by the Bay’, a...

ASMI accepts MCA report on increased service life of metal roofing

CHICAGO, IL – The Athena Sustainable Materials Institute (ASMI) has accepted a recent report published by the Metal Construction Association (MCA) that verifies certain metal roof systems can have a service life of at least 60 years. The service life report served as the technical substantiation required for Athena to change the useful service...

MCA Publishes New Technical Bulletin

The Metal Construction Association (MCA) has published a new technical resource to assist designers and installers in selecting the proper type of fastener: Fastener Compatibility with Profiled Metal Roof and Wall Panels. Found in the technical resources section of the MCA website at www.metalconstruction.org, the new bulletin includes a convenient table that serves as...

MCA publishes new technical bulletin: Fastener Compatibility with Profiled Metal Roof and Wall Panels

CHICAGO, IL – The Metal Construction Association (MCA) has published a new technical resource to assist designers and installers in selecting the proper type of fastener: Fastener Compatibility with Profiled Metal Roof and Wall Panels. Found in the technical resources section of the MCA website at www.metalconstruction.org, the new bulletin includes a convenient table...

High Tech Roofing Brings Energy Efficiency To DoD

The nation’s largest energy user, the Department of Defense (DoD), is learning how to transform some of its 577,500 buildings and structures into state-of-art energy-saving powerhouses, by retrofitting old buildings with new high-tech roofing systems. In partnership with the Metal Construction Association (MCA) and the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the DoD...