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Eugene Sukup

Founder of Sukup Manufacturing Co., Eugene Sukup, dies

Eugene Sukup, the founder of Sukup Manufacturing Co., Sheffield, Iowa, has died. In a statement released from Sukup Manufacturing on July 12, the company stated: “With great sadness, we share that Eugene Sukup, beloved husband, father and grandfather, and the founder of Sukup Manufacturing Co., passed away earlier today. “Eugene will...

Small-Town Library Screams for Attention with Colorful PAC-CLAD Siding

The new Sharpsburg Community Library in Sharpsburg, Pennsylvania, is making a splash in this small town a few miles north of Pittsburgh. Instead of the one-story concrete block building library patrons previously frequented, they now have a vivid, multi-colored facility that has become a highlight of the town. The architectural design,...

Place to Play for Inner City Youth Features Two Varco Pruden Buildings

Ministry through sports for inner city youth is the aim of the Sansom Sports Complex in Knoxville, Tennessee. Located on a 14-acre former industrial site near World’s Fair Park, the the center includes synthetic turf fields, a pavilion-covered turf field, and a field house with a performance-training center. Facilities have been...

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...

MBMA announces 2015 Manufacturer Safety Award Winners

CLEVELAND, OHIO – The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) annually recognizes metal building systems manufacturers that show exceptional commitment to assuring workplace safety. The Annual MBMA Safety Awards were presented at the MBMA Spring Meeting held May 10-11, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas. “Last year, a total of 45 plant facilities...

Free guide on sound isolation and noise control for steel buildings

In designing and constructing modern buildings, sound control is vital in ensuring acoustical comfort and productivity for occupants. A new resource, “Facts for Steel Buildings #4: Sound Isolation and Noise Control,” available as a free download from AISC, provides building owners and designers with a basic understanding of these issues and...