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January 3, 2017 - Weekly News Update

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Annual Metal Buildings Report Released By MBMA
mbma-2016-annual-report.jpgCleveland, OH - The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) has released its 2016 Annual Report. This valuable resource highlights the technical research, sustainability innovations, industry advocacy, safety preparations and educational programs the association has undertaken over the past year. More

Featured Project...RHEINZINK America
Perforated Screening Contributes To LEED Silver Status
Los Angeles, CA - As the first building designed under Loyola Marymount University 's (LMU) Campus Master Plan, the Life Sciences Building sets the pace for modern, sustainable design at the university. Helping it succeed in that regard were perforated screen panels fabricated from RHEINZINK America Inc. zinc. More

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Hogan Joins S-5! As Business Development Director
frank-hogan.jpg Colorado Springs, CO - S-5!, manufacturer of zero-penetration clamps to attach ancillary items to standing seam metal roofs, has brought back Frank Hogan to fill the newly created position of Business Development Director, focusing on deepening relationships with the company's OEM market to maintain market share and capture additional sales opportunities. More

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Textured Building Products Growing In Popularity
ncca-logo.jpgCleveland, OH - Prepainted metal is a popular choice for consumers, architects and specifiers who are looking for environmentally friendly, durable and aesthetically pleasing options. National Coil Coating Association (NCCA) members are seeing a growing trend for textured, prepainted metal products in commercial and residential building design. More

Featured Project...Dri-Design
Metal Panels Forge Connection Between Old And New     
Rock Hill, SC - Challenging police work can be even more cumbersome when operating from offices the size of closets and without the proper technology. An expanded Rock Hill Law Center changed these work conditions for the municipal staff. The space's new look was completed with Dri-Design Embossed Panels, bridging the original structure to the addition. More

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November Architecture Billings Index Sees Small Gain 
AIA-ABI-logoWashington, DC - Coming off a modest increase after two consecutive months of contraction, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) recorded another small increase in demand for design services. As a leading economic indicator of construction activity, the ABI reflects the approximate nine to twelve month lead time between architecture billings and construction spending. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the November ABI score was 50.6, essentially unchanged from the mark of 50.8 in the previous month. This score reflects a slight increase in design services (any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings). The new projects inquiry index was 59.5, up from a reading of 55.4 the previous month. More

December 2016 Institutional Projects Edition Ezine
December-2016-ezine DesignandBuildwithMetal's December 2016 Institutional Projects Edition ezine is now ready for viewing. This issue highlights a structure that houses an historic mining wheel (shown on the cover at left), a pair of public libraries, a 70' globe for a natural sciences museum, and a handful of other interesting projects - each featuring metal products. This ezine is free to read and requires no login to access! To view, click the link below or the image at the left.
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