The Source Book

Cutting edge ideas for metal building innovations.

RIMA-I Handbook Update Available

In ongoing efforts to provide reliable and helpful information on the reflective insulation, radiant barrier and interior radiation control coatings (IRCCs) industries, the Reflective INsulation Manufacturers Association International has just released the 2014 update to their handbook, “Understanding and Using … Read more »

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ATAS Introduces Wave Panel

ALLENTOWN, PA:  – ATAS International, Inc. is pleased to announce a new addition, Wave Panel, to their Belvedere series. Wave Panel is a 40” wide wall panel with deep, non-symmetrical curves. Wave Panel offers architects a fresh way to create … Read more »

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Nudo offers easy-to-maintain interlocking wall and ceiling panels for construction market

THE NEED FOR CLEAN INTERIOR ENVIRONMENTS IS MET WITH UTILITE  INTERLOCKING LINER PANELS  The need for a clean interior environment is met with Nudo’s® UtiLite™ easy-to-maintain interlocking wall and ceiling panels. The interlocking nature of the panels offers a near … Read more »

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METALCON TWENTY TWELVE

METALCON International is the one event that helps you pioneer new frontiers in the metals industry through products, technologies and solutions.  Its message is the application of metal in roofing, residential, commercial, industrial, institutional and municipal construction. Delivering the newest … Read more »

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Steelscape introduces new website

Steelscape Inc. launched its new and improved external website — www.steelscape.com. Steelscape’s new website contains several enhancements including a wealth of new information…right at your fingertips. At www.steelscape.com, you’ll see the following upgrades… New look and feel Easier to use … Read more »

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SIPs deliver winter surprise for unsuspecting owner

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The value of using Structural Insulated Panels has long been appreciated. This story from ACH Foam Technologies is an example of why, when installed correctly, SIPs has become an industry standard. DENVER (ACH Foam Technologies)—When Terry Schroth decided to have … Read more »

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Palram Americas announces Build On Photo Contest for Sunsky, Ag-Tuf users

Palram Americas is announcing the Build On Photo Contest. This photo contest is open to the principals of projects completed with the last two years that have used AG-TUF and/or SUNSKY products. The expiration date for entries is September 2, … Read more »

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Metal Builder Source Book Two

FASTENERS AMSI Supply A full line of metal roofing screws includes stainless steel, special corrosion-resistant coatings and lengths to 8 inches, all at competitive prices. The ASO series of metal roofing clip screws comes in lengths from 3/4- to 2 … Read more »

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It’s here: The (Metal Builder) Source Book!

Rural Builder magazine introduces the inaugural edition of the (Metal Builder) Source Book,  a compilation of cutting edge ideas to inspire your metal building efforts.  Read more »

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