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Posted: Aug 23, 2021

Garland Spotlights Fluid-Applied Roof Systems With New Brochure

Cleveland, OH - The Garland Company Inc. is showcasing its growing line of fluid-applied roofing membranes - used on aged metal roofs among other roof types - with a new brochure. With the inception of Garland’s low odor and zero VOC membrane, LiquiTec®, the Cleveland-based manufacturer has revitalized its entire fluid-applied offering with a keen focus on sustainability.

Posted: Aug 20, 2021

MBMA Expands With Four New Members

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) welcomes four new members to its ranks. Terry Building Company joins as a Building Systems member, while Curbs Plus, Inc., FRAMECAD and PrīmX North America join as Associate members.

Posted: Aug 19, 2021

Nucor Completes Acquisition Of Insulated Metal Panels Business From Cornerstone

Charlotte, NC - Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) announces that it has successfully completed its acquisition of Cornerstone Building Brands' insulated metal panels (IMP) business. The Nucor management team is in place and the CENTRIA and Metl-Span brands acquired from Cornerstone Building Brands are now a part of the newly created Insulated Panel Group, which also includes the company's existing IMP business, TrueCore.

Posted: Aug 19, 2021

METALCON To Launch Insulated Metal Panel Pavilion At This Year's Show

Newton, MA — METALCON, the only global event dedicated exclusively to the application of metal in design and construction, in partnership with its sponsoring association, the Metal Construction Association (MCA), announces the Insulated Metal Panel (IMP) Pavilion, launching at this year’s annual conference and trade show in Tampa from Wednesday, Oct. 6 - Friday, Oct. 8.

Posted: Aug 17, 2021

New Kingspan White Paper Examines Thermal Testing For IMPs

Deland, FL – Kingspan Insulated Panels North America has released a new white paper, Finding the Meaning in the R-Value and U-Factor of Insulated Metal Panel Building Envelopes, providing guidance for architects and specifiers on evaluating the thermal testing of insulated metal panels (IMPs). The research analyzes different methods for assessing thermal performance, one of the key benefits for the use of IMPs in commercial and industrial buildings.

Posted: Aug 16, 2021

Two SPAX® Regional Sales Managers Added At Altenloh, Brinck & Co.

Bryan, OH — Altenloh, Brinck & Co. US, Inc. (ABC US), manufacturers of SPAX® engineered fasteners, has announced the addition of two new sales managers. Their role will be to introduce the SPAX® brand to independent lumber yards and building material & hardware stores.

Posted: Aug 12, 2021

CFSEI Hosting Webinar On Cold-Formed Steel Floor Systems

Washington, DC - The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) will host a webinar on “Innovative Cold-Formed Steel Floor System: Development, Behavior and Detailing” on Thursday, August 26, 2021 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT.

Posted: Aug 11, 2021

MCA Offers New White Paper On Meeting IBC Specs With Insulated Metal Panels

Chicago, IL – The Metal Construction Association (MCA) has made available the first of several releases of industry-standard guide specifications. The first release consists of two specifications, based on criteria applicable to IMPs captured within the International Building Code or IBC. The specifications, prepared by the Insulated Metal Panel (IMP) Alliance of MCA, are intended to assist designers in construction of project specifications of the International Building Code (IBC) 2018 version.

Posted: Aug 11, 2021

Equipment Finance Industry Confidence Higher In July

Washington, DC – The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) has released its July 2021 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI). The index reports a qualitative assessment of both the prevailing business conditions and expectations for the future as reported by key executives from the $900 billion equipment finance sector. Overall, confidence in the equipment finance market stands at 72.9, an increase from the June index of 71.3.

Posted: Aug 06, 2021

Quality And Craftsmanship Training Series For Metal Building Assemblers Being Updated

Bethlehem, PA - With support from the Ketenbrink Education Foundation (KEF), the metal construction industry will soon have updated tools for training new assemblers. KEF recently issued grant awards to Associated Builders and Contractors, Metal Buildings Institute, and Metal Building Contractors and Erectors Association. These groups are pooling the grants to update and expand an existing program, the Quality and Craftsmanship Training Series for craftsmen who work on metal buildings.

Posted: Aug 05, 2021

S-5! Set To Introduce New WindClamp Iteration At IRE

Colorado Springs, CO – S-5!, one of the world's leading authorities on metal roof attachment solutions, will introduce its new WindClamp2X technology at the International Roofing Expo (IRE), happening in Las Vegas August 10-12, 2021.

Posted: Aug 04, 2021

SEAA Names Peter Gum New Executive Director

Winston-Salem, NC - After completing a nationwide search, the Steel Erectors Association of America has named Peter Gum as its new Executive Director. Gum has 29 years of experience as the CEO of not-for-profit construction trade associations.

Posted: Aug 03, 2021

MRA Announces Updates To Online Visualizer Tool

Portland, OR - Re-roofing can be an intimidating process. It’s an investment that can cost tens of thousands of dollars, and yet when it comes to choosing the right color and style, homeowners typically have just a small selection of tiny material swatches to figure out what’s going to look best on their home. With the Metal Roofing Alliance's Roof Visualizer Tool, it's possible to more accurately see what a new metal roof will look like when installed.

Posted: Aug 02, 2021

MBMA Offers New UL Fire-Resistance-Rated Designs For Wall-Roof Joints And Intersections

Cleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) announces six new UL fire-resistance-rated designs for wall-roof joints and intersections in metal buildings. These latest UL head-of-wall assemblies enable common fire-rated wall-roof joints and intersections to meet more stringent energy code requirements while maintaining fire safety.

Posted: Jul 30, 2021

Demand For Design Services Remains High According To Latest AIA Survey

Washington, DC – Architecture firms reported increasing demand for design services in June according to a new report from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for June remained at an elevated level of 57.1 (any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings). It was 58.5 in May and 57.9 in April.

Posted: Jul 29, 2021

Cornerstone Building Brands Announces Divestiture Of Roll-Up Sheet Door Business

Cary, NC - Cornerstone Building Brands, Inc. (NYSE: CNR), manufacturer of exterior building products in North America, announces that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Roll-up Sheet Door business to Janus International Group Inc. (NYSE: JBI) in a cash transaction for $168 million, subject to customary adjustments. The transaction includes products sold under the DBCI brand and is expected to close in the third quarter of 2021, subject to customary closing conditions.

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