April 2, 2021 / Weekly News Update
Industry News
Roof Hugger Celebrates 30-Year Milestone In 2021
Lutz, FL - Roof Hugger marks its 30th year in business in 2021 as a leading supplier of notched subpurlins used in the metal-over-metal retrofit roofing market. Roof Huggers have been installed on over 100 million square feet of existing metal roofs, setting the pace in the industry. Shown here are co-founders Dale Nelson (left) and the late Red McConnohie at METALCON in the mid-1990s. More
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Schweiss Doors offers Bifold, Hydraulic and custom Designer Doors to suit nearly any need. To learn about the options and possibilities, click here or on the image.
Featured Project / McElroy Metal
Metal Panels Provide Contemporary Aesthetics For HQ
Columbia, SC - In order to consolidate operations previously taking place in separate structures, Terminix decided to construct a new two-story office and warehousing facility on its existing campus in Columbia. Because of the building's high visibility and proximity to Interstate 26, great aesthetics were a must. To elevate the overall design, and also give a nod to the site's original structures, the project's architect incorporated eye-catching panel profiles from McElroy Metal. More
Featured Content / ADVANCED Architectural Sheet Metal & Supply
An Emphasis On Metal Roofing And Rainware Products
ADVANCED Architectural Sheet Metal & Supply has earned an outstanding reputation as a supplier of metal roof panels and rain accessory products like gutters and downspouts. With decades of experience, the Shelby, Michigan-based manufacturer has a legion of satisfied customers. A great way to learn more about them is by watching a short video that's available on every page of their website. More
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Overly Mfg. Co. is a leading fabricator of metal wall and roof systems, offering sophisticated, custom solutions for projects ranging from historical to contemporary. To see the systems and an impressive portfolio of completed projects, click here or on the image.
Industry News
S-5! Launches Facebook Page For Latin America
Colorado Springs, CO - S-5!, one of the world's leading authorities on metal roof attachment technology, has announced the launch of a new Spanish company Facebook page dedicated to the Latin American market. More
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Tips To Reduce Risk With Metal Roofing is a free downloadable publication available from McElroy Metal. It includes a list of 18 ways to reduce risk when specifying standing seam metal roof panels and offers tips that would be of value to both design professionals and contractors.
Industry News
Architecture Billings Index Reaches Positive Territory
Washington, DC - Continuing the positive momentum of a nearly three-point bump in January, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) reached its first positive mark since February 2020, according to a new report from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). More
Industry News
AISI Publishes Three New Cold-Formed Steel Reports
Washington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published three new cold-formed steel research reports: 1) “AISI RP21-1: Development of Design Tables for the Cold-Formed Steel Cross-Sections in AISI D100”, 2) “AISI RP21-2: Development of CUFSM Hole Module and Design Tables for the Cold-Formed Steel Cross-Sections with Typical Web Holes in AISI D100”, and 3) “AISI RP21-3: Tutorials for MASTAN2 and Related Validation”. More
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