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Haddock of S-5! Receives Swaney Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – S-5! founder and CEO, Rob Haddock, has been named this year’s recipient of the prestigious Larry A. Swaney Award, which honors an individual in metal construction who selflessly fosters the growth and betterment of the industry. The Metal Construction Association (MCA) sponsors the annual award named after the organization’s first...

MCA Offers 50 Percent Off Dues For New Members In 2015

The Metal Construction Association (MCA) announces that new members qualify to receive 50 percent off their first year’s dues if they sign up in 2015. MCA also revised its dues schedule in 2015, resulting in drastically lower dues for many member companies. MCA membership is now more affordable than ever, while providing the same...

MCA working with IBHS on wind test research

In its most recent newsletter, the Metal Construction Association reports that the organization is working with the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS) to provide design and materials for roof/building wind-load testing that was scheduled for late March. MCA is part of a major research program looking into the actual roof loading...

MCA offering 50%-off membership dues for new members

The Metal Construction Association Executive Committee recently approved a 50% off discount on dues for new MCA members. It not only includes those who have never been an MCA member but also anyone who have not been a member for three years. The discounted pricing will be in effect for new members who apply and are approved...

Metl-Span’s Irwin Receives MCA’s Patrick R. Bush Award

Honor comes from dedication to the metal construction association. Jeff Irwin, executive vice president and general manager of the Architectural Panel Division at Metl-Span, was the recipient of the 2015 Patrick R. Bush Award presented at the recent Metal Construction Association (MCA) winter meeting in Palm Springs, California. The Patrick R. Bush Service Award...

New Study verifies coated steel roofs can last as long as the buildings they cover

CHICAGO, IL – The Metal Construction Association (MCA) has released new research findings that conclude that certain metal roof systems can last at least 60 years, meaning they do not require replacement during a commercial building’s service life. “This study is a breakthrough for the metal construction industry because it finally provides third-party, scientific...

Metal Construction Association welcomes five new member companies

Chicago, IL – The Metal Construction Association welcomes five additional companies to its membership. Byrne Metals Corporation, DECRA Roofing Systems, D.I. Roof Seamers, S-5!, and TopHat Framing have joined the ranks of about 74 member companies with specialties in the metal construction industry. Byrne Metals Corporation is a leader in the architectural metalwork industry...

New MCA Officers Elected

MCA held annual elections for its officers and board of directors this past week at the 2014 Annual Meeting in Clearwater Beach. The 2014 Officers and Board of Directors include: Officers:Chair: Karl F. Hielscher, Metl-SpanVice Chair: Norbert Schneider, Umicore Building Products, Inc.Secretary: Ed Karper, Akzo Nobel Coatings, Inc.Treasurer: Dale Nelson, Roof Hugger, Inc.Past Chair:...

MCA offers new Environmental Product Declaration for IMPs

An Environmental Product Declaration for Insulated Metal Panels is now available from the Metal Construction Association. This is the first of three different EPD documents to be released in 2013 by MCA, an organization of manufacturers and suppliers whose metal wall and roofing components are used in buildings throughout the world. “With the recent...

MCA recognizes outstanding building projects with 2013 Chairman’s Awards

The Metal Construction Association recognized its 2013 Chairman’s Award recipients at METALCON International in early October. The Chairman’s Awards are an annual designation given to outstanding building projects involving MCA member companies. The awards honor innovation and creativity while showcasing how metal products help achieve exceptional building designs.  This year, the honorees were chosen...