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December 27, 2016 - Weekly News Update

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MBCI's Retro-R® Panel Receives Florida Approval
MBCI-Retro-R-Panel Houston, TX - MBCI's Retro-R® panel has received statewide Florida approval by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation as FL21121 for roof applications. More

Featured Project - Petersen
LEED Gold Administration Building Topped With Metal
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Mundelein Village, IL - After more than five years of planning within an unusual public-private partnership, a spectacular new village administration building has been completed in Mundelein Village. Featuring metal products from Petersen, the two-story, 32,000 sq. ft. structure, which achieved LEED Gold status, replaces an aging building that served as the town's headquarters since 1929. More

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AppliCad Adds FAQ Section To Website     
AppliCad-FAQ Jupiter, FL - AppliCad USA, maker of RoofWizard roof estimating software, has announced the addition of a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section to its website. Access to the section for AppliCad customers is under the Support tab in the navigation row at the top. More

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ATAS Team Receives Award At Canstruction® Event      
ATAS-Canstruction Allentown, PA - The "Monsters of Metal" team, with members from ATAS International Inc. and the Architectural Studio, participated in the local Canstruction® competition recently held at the Lehigh Valley Mall. They earned the "Best Use of Labels" award, utilizing a variety of canned vegetables, along with bags of white rice and black beans, to create their cansculpture®. More

Featured Project - Metl-Span
Stucco-Finish IMPs Enhance Church's Appearance    
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Olathe, KS - The growing congregation at the Church of the Harvest in Olathe needed to greatly increase its worship capacity, and it was searching for a durable and attractive building. The combination of an engineered metal building from Butler Manufacturing with Tuff Wall panels from Metl-Span met the criteria and made everyone happy. More

Columnist - Jeff Alexander
Durability Is Key To Performance In Exterior Coatings   
Jeff-Alexander "Exterior architectural coatings serve many purposes, including the protection of a building's structure from degradation and corrosion," writes Jeff Alexander of Valspar Corporation, in his latest column for DesignandBuildwithMetal.com. "It's important to note that many times architectural coatings are applied onto a structure's exterior metal panels as the first step in the metal building product process - before the panels are formed and well before they're shipped to the construction site. This means that building owners and contractors need to think about the threats these metal panels, and consequently the coatings that protect them, could endure at the very beginning of a project." 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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