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November 13, 2018 - Weekly News Update

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Columnist...Paul Collyer
The Differences Between Vertical And Horizontal IMPs    
Paul-Collyer Insulated metal panels (IMPs) can be installed either vertically or horizontally, and in most cases the same panel can be used for either orientation. However, there are key differences in how the supporting wall system must be designed to accommodate the panel direction. In his latest column for, Paul Collyer of Metl-Span explains the differences and similarities between vertical and horizontal insulated metal wall panel systems More  
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CENTRIA To Highlight Halogen-Free IMPs At Greenbuild
CENTRIA-Formawall-Greenbuild Moon Township, PA - CENTRIA will showcase its innovative range of insulated metal panel products, with a strong focus on its flagship product - Formawall® with Halogen-Free Insulating Foam Core - at Greenbuild 2018, November 14-16 in Chicago, IL.  More  
Featured Video
To view a video produced by AGC Chemicals Americas / LUMIFLON about long-life coatings made with Lumiflon FEVE-based resins, click here or on the image at the right.
Featured Project...Schweiss
Glass Hydraulic Door Part Of Spectacular Home's Design 
Los Altos Hills, CA - It's the epitome of next-generation smart home living and incorporates many sustainable design features. But the wow factor for the newly constructed home in Los Altos Hills is likely its most unexpected feature: a 23'-tall by 36'-wide glass hydraulic door from Schweiss Doors. Clad with glass, open or closed it offers spectacular views of the San Francisco Bay and northern Silicon Valley.  More

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ATAS Hosts Students For Manufacturing Day  
ATAS-manufacturing-day Allentown, PA - On October 5, area students from Lehigh Career and Technical Institute and Parkland High School visited ATAS International during the Manufacturing Day 2018 celebration. This was the sixth year that ATAS participated in this event.  More for metal building systems Featured Case History
To see how seven metal building systems from Star Building Systems were used to create the new Templeton Rye Distillery in Iowa, click here or on the image at the right.
Featured Project...Petersen
Aluminum Roof Protects Gulf Coast Home From Salt Air 
Grayton Beach, FL - Located only a stone's throw from the Gulf of Mexico, a new 4,500-sq.-ft. residence in Grayton Beach is a "gorgeous addition to the neighborhood," said roofing contractor Jamie Carter, president of Cartercraft Roofing, Santa Rosa Beach, FL. General contractor Ray Jackson of Ray Jackson Construction agrees. An aluminum standing seam roof from Petersen was an integral part of the design for the new house.  More for retrofit roof framing Featured Information
To learn more about the many benefits of metal-over-metal re-roofing, using Roof Hugger factory-notched sub-purlins, click here or on the image on the right.
Industry News
MRA Contest Seeking Storm Survivor Homes
MRA-logo Portland, OR - Hurricanes, wildfires, massive hail storms, snow, ice, wind and more: for plenty of U.S. and Canadian homeowners, 2018 brought it all. Now, the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) is seeking stories from homeowners with metal roofs who survived Mother Nature's wrath for a chance to earn the title of MRA's Top Survivor Home of the Year and a $1,500 grand prize More  
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MBMA Honors Two For Decades Of Exemplary Service   
MBMA-logo Cleveland, OH - Allen Harrold, of BlueScope Buildings North America Inc., and Alan Blair, of Chief Industries Inc., were each honored for their service by the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) in late July. More  
October 2018 Contractor Edition Ezine Now Available
October-2018-ezine The Best Of DesignandBuildwithMetal October 2018 Contractor Edition ezine is now ready for viewing. The project case studies in this issue showcase a wide range of products like metal building systems, metal roofing, insulated metal panels and more - including a designer hydraulic door that is a key component in an award-winning barn-style hangar in rural Virginia, which is featured on the cover. The ezine is free to read and requires no login to access!
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