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Posted: Jan 25, 2022

MBMA Announces 2021 Award Winners At Annual Meeting

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) presented several awards at the 2021 MBMA Annual Meeting, held December 8-9 in Indian Wells, Calif. The honors included 13 Industry Advocate Awards and two Prestigious Innovation Awards.

Posted: Jan 25, 2022

Gleason Promoted At Altenloh, Brinck And Co.

Bryan, OH — Altenloh, Brinck & Co. US, Inc. (ABC US), manufacturers of SPAX® engineered fasteners, today announced that Bob Gleason has been promoted to Regional Sales Manager in the Lumber Yard division for SPAX, located in Texas.

Posted: Jan 21, 2022

Covertech's Parent Company Acquires Reflectix Insulation

Toronto, ON, - Balcan Innovations Inc., the parent company of Covertech Flexible Packaging, which manufactures rFOIL insulation, has acquired Reflectix Inc., a leader in reflective insulation and radiant barriers.

Posted: Jan 20, 2022

Laminators Incorporated Debuts New Logo For 2022

Hatfield, PA – Laminators Incorporated has announced the launch of a new company logo as part of the ongoing evolution of their company’s brand. The refreshed logo reflects a more modern look that captures who they are today as well as into the future.

Posted: Jan 19, 2022

Nucor Selects West Virginia As Location For New Sheet Mill

Charlotte, NC - Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) announces that it will build its new state-of-the-art sheet mill in Mason County, West Virginia. The West Virginia location on the Ohio River provides Nucor with important transportation and logistics advantages, and a strengthened ability to serve customers in the Midwest and Northeast, the two largest sheet consuming regions in the U.S.

Posted: Jan 18, 2022

US Steel Chooses Arkansas Site For New Steel Mill

PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) (“U. S. Steel”) has announced that its next-generation highly sustainable and technologically advanced steel mill will be located in Osceola, Arkansas, close to U. S. Steel’s cutting-edge Big River Steel plant. The facility is engineered to bring together the most advanced technology to create the steel mill of the future that delivers profitable solutions for the company's customers.

Posted: Jan 17, 2022

SAF Implements High-Tech Solution To Improve Aluminum Finishing Process

Atlanta, GA — SAF, a global metals distributor, fabricator, and finisher, is substantially improving its ability to confirm the quality of coatings it applies to aluminum, thanks to the introduction of a new tool. The company is now incorporating X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy (XRF) technology into its polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) finishing process. The enhancement enables SAF to provide its customers with verification that its coatings meet key industry standards for performance and durability.

Posted: Jan 14, 2022

S-5! CEO To Present Popular Metal Roofing Seminar At IRE

Colorado Springs, CO – S-5!, one of the world's leading authorities on metal roof attachment solutions, will present its WindClamp2X technology next month at the International Roofing Expo (IRE) in New Orleans. Additionally, Rob Haddock, S-5!’s Founder and CEO, will offer his course on the fundamentals of Understanding Metal Roofing: Part I and II, providing the opportunity for attendees to earn continuing education credits.

Posted: Jan 14, 2022

New Home Sales Jump In November Due To High Demand

Washington, DC - New home sales posted a solid gain in November, driven by strong buyer demand, low existing home inventory and buyers' anticipation of future higher mortgage rates. Sales of newly built, single-family homes in November rose 12.4% to a 744,000 seasonally adjusted annual rate from a downwardly revised reading in October.

Posted: Jan 13, 2022

Chief Buildings Opening New Manufacturing Plant In Lancaster, South Carolina

Grand Island, NE - Chief Buildings, a premier metal building system manufacturer, announces the purchase of a new manufacturing plant in Lancaster, South Carolina. Expanding their manufacturing footprint in the southeast will increase Chief’s level of service to their Authorized Builder network with added capacity and increased resources.

Posted: Jan 12, 2022

Sheet Metal Supply Launches Redesigned Website

Grayslake, IL — Sheet Metal Supply Ltd., has announced the launch of a new website. In addition to being easier to navigate and more intuitive, the new site reflects increased capabilities and capacities resulting from the company's recent move to a larger building, and the addition of new equipment.

Posted: Jan 11, 2022

Matt McDermott Named President Of Garland’s US Commercial Roofing Division

Cleveland, OH - Garland Industries announces the promotion of Matthew McDermott to president of The Garland Company, its commercial roofing division for the United States. Garland’s commercial roofing division is the company’s flagship roofing brand and the original core business of Garland Industries.

Posted: Jan 10, 2022

MRA Offers Tips, Advocates For Action As High Energy Prices Squeeze Homeowners This Winter

Portland, OR — Freezing temperatures and big jumps in heating bills have homeowners throughout the U.S. and Canada searching for relief and long-term solutions. While the Metal Roofing Alliance can't offer any quick fixes to what homeowners may currently be experiencing, it does have some suggestions that could help save money in the long run.

Posted: Jan 07, 2022

Nonresidential Construction Spending Remained Steady In November

Washington, DC - National nonresidential construction spending was virtually unchanged in November on a monthly basis, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors analysis of data published by the U.S. Census Bureau. On a seasonally adjusted annualized basis, nonresidential spending totaled $820.6 billion for the month.

Posted: Jan 06, 2022

AGC Analysis Shows Most Metro Areas Added Construction Jobs In The Past 12 Months

Arlington, VA - Construction employment increased in nearly two out of three U.S. metro areas between November 2020 and November 2021, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of recent government employment data. Association officials said the job gains were welcome news for the industry but cautioned that it will be difficult for construction levels to return to pre-pandemic levels amid tight labor market conditions.

Posted: Jan 06, 2022

Red Bud Slitting Line Installed At Steel Service Center In Texas

Red Bud, IL — JM Steel, a steel service center, recently installed a Red Bud Industries Heavy Gauge Slitting Line. The new line was installed at JM Steel’s new facility in Sinton, Texas on the new SDI Mill campus. The line is capable of processing material up to .500” (12.7 mm) thick x 84” (2130 mm) wide, with a maximum coil weight of 105,000 lbs (47,627 kg).

Posted: Jan 05, 2022

Metal Wall Panel Installation Training For Contractors Offered By ATAS

Allentown, PA - Metal wall cladding continues to be a growing sector in the design and construction of both residential and commercial buildings. To assist contractors who may not be familiar with installing single skin metal wall panels, ATAS International is now offering installation training in three of their locations, with a selection of several different dates in 2022.

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