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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...

U.S. Metal Industry Shows Growth In Past 5 Years, Despite Economy

The market for metal products in the United States grew 4 percent annually over the past five years, according to an industry study released by the Metal Construction Association (MCA). This growth is significant because it occurred from 2009 through 2014, during the economic downturn when construction volumes declined and building owners and specifiers...

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...