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3D, drones, awards, and games part of 2016 METALCON plans

3-D technology, drones, inaugural awards, and metal roofing championship games are just some of the programs under preparation for this year’s METALCON. The event, sponsored by the Metal Construction Association, is slated for October 26-28 in Baltimore. Here is a brief rundown of some special activities recently advertised by MCA: THE FUTURE OF 3-D AND DRONES IN...

MCA provides kit on Insulated Metal Panels (IMPs)

Metal Construction Association (MCA) has added new webpages to its website expanding information available on Insulated Metal Panels (IMPs) which includes an IMP Kit to assist architects and building designers considering insulated metal panels in their building design. The IMP Kit is available for free download and includes many valuable resources for architects and...

New Metal Roof Installation Training Program Launches at METALCON

The metal construction industry’s largest international event for metal construction products, technologies and solutions, together with the Metal Construction Association (MCA), announce its new Metal Roof Installation Training at METALCON 2016, scheduled for October 26-28 at the Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore. Top experts in the metal roofing industry will lead this two-day, eight-hour certification...

MCA Enhances Technical Resources Section On Website

It is now easier for architects, contractors and building managers looking for technical assistance to access a wealth of metal construction resources on the Metal Construction Association’s (MCA’s) website at www.metalconstruction.org/Tech-Resources. The MCA has reorganized more than 25 technical resources that are available for free download from the association’s website. Resources range from MCM...

MCA elects 2016 officers and board members

The Metal Construction Association (MCA) has elected its 2016 officers and board of directors. Dale Nelson, president of Roof Hugger Inc., Odessa, Fla., was elected chair of the association. Ed Karper, account manager for Akzo Nobel Coatings, Inc., Columbus, Ohio, was elected vice-chair, and Jim Bush, vice president of sales and marketing for ATAS...

MCA honors outstanding achievers in metal construction industry

The Metal Construction Association (MCA) presented awards to three outstanding achievers in the metal construction industry at its winter meeting held February 1-3 in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Mark James of Roof Hugger, Inc. and Randy Allen from Triangle Fastener Corporation were honored with MCA’s Patrick R. Bush Volunteer Service Award, and Ken Buchinger...

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,...