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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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Rural Builder Source Book 2014: Products

  Welcome to the online version of the Rural Builder Source Book. This 6th edition goes beyond metal building construction to include ALL things rural: metal frame, post frame, SIPs, ICFs and tension fabric! This guide provides comprehensive information on … Read more »

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Project inspiration for rural builders: Metal buildings

The 2014 Rural Builder Source Book will soon be published. In addition to all the great projects included in the magazine, here are others that should help inspire your building ideas. Building: Derwood Bible Church, Derwood, Md. Building size: 18,130 … Read more »

Posted in Building Components, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal building systems, Metal Buildings, Products, RB August 2014, Rural Builder Magazine, The Source Book | Tagged american buildings company, garco building systems, metal buildings, mid-west steel buildings | Leave a comment

METALCON 2014: new location, new learning opportunities, new exhibits

- By Marge O’Connor  – The 24th annual METALCON holds true to the event’s tradition of offering new features while maintaining the high quality education and products consistent with what the metal industry offers. This year’s event takes place October … Read more »

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Varco Pruden Announces 2014 Hall of Fame Award Winners

MEMPHIS, TN – Varco Pruden Buildings has announced its 2014 Hall of Fame winners. This annual competition recognizes top projects by Varco Pruden (VP) builders that display innovation and excellence through the integration of VP building systems, products, architectural appearance, … Read more »

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MBMA Announces Manufacturer Safety Award Winners

The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) annually recognizes metal building systems manufacturers which show exceptional commitment to assuring workplace safety. The 2013 Safety Awards were presented at the MBMA Spring Dinner Meeting held May 6, 2014 in Dallas, TX.           … Read more »

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When is a metal building a pimple?

In Ingelside on the Bay, Texas, along Corpus Christi Bay, residents are questioning the issue: when is a metal building a pimple? According to an article on aransaspassprogress.com, an increasing number of large metal buildings in residential areas are popping … Read more »

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Safety first: How to select fire rated systems for your clients

- By Charles Praeger – It’s not always easy to check every box on a client’s check list. Some customers  need guidance to understand what is feasible, as well as reassurance to validate decisions. For those with safety as the … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Industry Experts, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal building systems, Metal Buildings, Products, RB March 2014, Rural Builder Magazine | Tagged charles praeger, fire rated buildings, MBMA, metal building manufacturers association, metal buildings | Leave a comment

Rigid Global Buildings Celebrated Groundbreaking

HOUSTON, TEXAS – Rigid Global Buildings, an industry leading manufacturer of pre-engineered steel buildings and metal building components, broke ground Nov. 20 on a new structural steel manufacturing facility.  This new structural steel plant will launch Rigid into the heavy … Read more »

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DBCI opens distribution center in Rocky Mount, N.C.

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. – Roll-up door manufacturer DBCI, out of Douglasville, Ga., has opened a new distribution center in Rocky Mount, N.C. The facility, over 10,000 square feet of office and warehouse space located at 100 Red Iron Road, is … Read more »

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