metal roofing

Ventco Expands Facility To Accommodate Direct Sales

Ventco announced a plant expansion to accommodate its growing list of customers ordering its ventilation products including the company’s signature product, ProfileVent. In 2017, Ventco started selling direct to customers. The 6,000-square-foot expansion allows for the setup of next-day shipping and brings the facility to 79,000 square feet under roof. “Because...

Curved Metal Canopies Boost Safety, Appeal Of Commuter Train Station

The platform canopies are clad with approximately 11,000 square feet of PAC-CLAD Tite-Loc Panels from Petersen. Construction of the new Metra Union Pacific/West commuter railroad station in Lombard, Illinois, marks a major improvement for riders as well as the residents of the Village of Lombard. Prior to building the sparkling new...

McElroy Metal Adds Solar Panels To California Manufacturing Plant

Because you can never save too much, McElroy Metal has added solar panels to a second manufacturing facility that will more than offset the plant’s electrical usage and show a return on investment in approximately three years. Almost five years ago, McElroy re-roofed its manufacturing facility in Peachtree City, Georgia, and...

International Roofing Expo Has Banner Year In New Orleans, Prepares For Nashville 

The International Roofing Expo (IRE), sponsored by the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), had a successful event this year. Held Feb. 6-8, 2018, the business-to-business expo and conference connected manufacturers and suppliers of roofing products, services, and technologies, with roofing contractors from across the United States and the globe. The 2018...

CertainTeed, HOVER Partner To Help Contractors Visualize Properties 

The CertainTeed roofing and siding product lines are now available on the HOVER platform. Many exterior contractors are already using HOVER to receive interactive 3D models and detailed exterior measurements of properties. This allows them to save time on measuring, creating an estimate and closing new business. Thanks to the partnership,...

School’s Bold-Red Metal Wall Welcomes Texas Students

A random pattern of bold, red metal wall panels creates a stand-out look for the new Alma Brewer Strawn Elementary School in Lytton Springs, Texas. Named for a long-time educator in the Lockhart Independent School District, the school serves 500 pre-K through 5th grade students. A focal point of architectural design...

Milwaukee Tool Announces Planned Expansion Of Brookfield, WI, Headquarters, Creating Over 350 New Jobs

With a planned total investment of $32MM, Milwaukee Tool is proposing another major expansion at their global new product development center in Brookfield, Wisconsin. A 114,500-square-foot, multi-story building would be built on an existing 3.5 acre lot owned by Milwaukee Tool, bringing their global headquarter space from 190,000 square feet, originally,...