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MBMA-sponsored research looks into how metal buildings react to seismic activity

The demand for safer buildings that aren’t prone to topple in face of natural disaster continues to motivate engineers in the metal building industry. Jerry Hatch, P.E., offers Rural Builder readers an update on research projects that the Metal Building … Read more »

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Metal to the rescue for refugees

Metal once again rises to the occasion with quick and affordable shelters for refugees. The shelters are temporary in nature but allow for use on average of three years as compared to tents that are only good for a few … Read more »

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Sealant: A Critical Step in Metal Roofing

- By Mark Mullins, Fabral, Applications Engineer/Product Training Manager – The importance of the role of sealant in metal roofing cannot be stressed enough. One common myth when working with exposed fastener panels is that the combination of gravity and … Read more »

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MBMA names 2015 board members and Innovation Award winner

CLEVELAND, OHIO – The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) approved its 2015 Board of Directors at the MBMA Annual Meeting held on December 10, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. The 2015 Board Members are: Tom Gilligan, Chairman, Butler Manufacturing Brad Curtis, … Read more »

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Sealed “N” Safe provides thermal bridging solution

Metal buildings able to make code with continuous insulation system EPHRAIM, Utah – SNS Thermal Spacers from Sealed “N” Safe are a cost-effective and easy-to-implement thermal bridge system between the outer shell and the inner frames of a metal building. … Read more »

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MCA elects officers and board of directors at 2015 Winter Meeting

The Metal Construction Association held annual elections for its officers and board of directors at the 2015 Winter Meeting in Indian Wells, California. The 2015 Officers and Board of Directors include: •    Chair: Karl Hielscher, Metl-Span •    Chair Elect: Norbert … Read more »

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MBMA 2014 Annual Report now available for free download

The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) has released its 2014 Annual Report, which highlights the technical research, sustainability innovations, industry advocacy, safety preparation and educational programs the association has undertaken over the past year.  The report, titled First Choice, is … Read more »

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Jonathan Williams to serve as Lancaster, PA, facility plant manager at Fabral

Lancaster, PA – Fabral, the leading provider of metal for building envelope solutions, announces the appointment of Jonathan Williams as plant manager at Fabral’s Lancaster, Pennsylvania facility. With more than 30 years of manufacturing experience, and 15 years of operational … Read more »

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2015 Best of Metalcon

METALCON International is always a good show, and the 2014 event in Denver did not disappoint. A lot of connections and sales were made by exhibitors and attendees. But if you didn’t make it to METALCON 2014, or even if … Read more »

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New features and highlights at 2014 METALCON

METALCON is only weeks away and excitement is building about the many new ideas and opportunities it offers. The event is in Denver for the first time, its new education format combines classroom and exhibit hall sessions, interactive roofing competitions … Read more »

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