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ABC Supply Co. Inc. Names Mike Jost COO

ABC Supply Co. Inc. recently announced that Mike Jost, vice president of operations, has been appointed COO. In his new role, Jost will be responsible for the performance of ABC Supply branches across the country. His operations teams will also support L&W Supply branches, which were acquired by ABC Supply in...

AMS Controls Releases Management Solution Software for Roll Forming, Metal Folding Operations

St. Louis, Missouri –  AMS Controls has released the Eclipse Pro Production Management Solution software for roll-forming and metal-folding operations. AMS Controls President Andy Allman said, “Today’s manufacturers need today’s data, today. Not tomorrow. Eclipse Pro uses real-time data to so manufacturers gain better insight and visibility into what actually happens...

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MRA: Metal Attracting More Interest in Wildfire Areas

After a disastrous fire season, the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) is reporting greater interest from homeowners in how to prepare and make their homes “ignition resistant,” especially in western regions. Even homeowners who never thought they would be impacted by wildfire danger are recognizing that climate change is making blazes not...

Simplifying The Placement Of Induction Motor Or Servo Motors In Your Line

By Jim Harmer, Electrical Designer, Samco Machinery Custom-designing and manufacturing equipment for an entire roll forming line requires a thorough understanding of the multiple applications contained within that line. Engineering these machines to perform to customer requirements can be a challenging process. Among the considerations during the design process is motor...

Contractor Registration For The 69th Annual MRCA CON EXPO Now Open!

The 69th Annual MRCA Conference and Expo will be held Oct. 24 – 26, 2018, in Omaha, Nebraska. This event will be held at the Omaha Convention Center (formerly the CenturyLink Center) which is considered the centerpiece of downtown Omaha’s $2 billion riverfront revitalization. A glass-enclosed skywalk links the convention center...

Garland Named in Top 10 Northeast Ohio Workplaces

Employee feedback at The Garland Company ranks among highest in the region. The Garland Company has been honored as a 2018 Top Workplace by The Plain Dealer among an impressive group of Northeast Ohio organizations. Garland placed 6th in the Small Companies category—up from 27th place in 2017. The oldest company...

ABC Supply Co. Inc. Opens Branch in Milton, Delaware

Professional contractors in Sussex County to benefit from easier access to products, support. The nation’s largest wholesale distributor of exterior building products, ABC Supply Co. Inc., opened its second location in Delaware. The new branch is located at 25414 Primehook Road, Suite 300, in Milton. ABC Supply’s other Delaware branch is...

Girls Learn About Metal Roofing Installation & Careers in Construction      

Let’s Build Construction Camp for Girls is a program designed for high school age girls to attend a free week-long camp to explore the construction trades, architecture, engineering, and construction materials manufacturing through hands-on experiences and field trips.   The second annual camp was held the week of July 9th at the Associated Builders and Contractors...

McElroy Metal Opens New Manufacturing Facility In Missouri

To meet the needs of a growing customer base, McElroy Metal opened its 13th U.S. manufacturing facility in Diamond, Missouri, this summer. “I look forward to servicing customers from here,” says Billy Howell, operations manager at the new Diamond manufacturing facility. “McElroy Metal has had a service center in this location...