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May 17, 2016 - Weekly News Update

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Valspar Introduces FluroponŽ Pure Coating
fluropon-pure.jpg Minneapolis, MN - Valspar, an industry leader in architectural coatings products, introduces the newest addition to its FluroponŽ 70 percent PVDF family of coil and extrusion coatings, Fluropon Pure. Formulated with material transparency in mind, Fluropon Pure is described as the first of its kind in the coating industry. More

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Drexel Metals Publishes New Product Guide
drexel-2016-product-guide.jpgLouisville, KY - Drexel Metals has released its 2016 Product Guide, complete with updated technical information, product test and warranty information, color chart options and a complete list of products and services offered by the company. More 
 
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Triangle Offers Mobile Fastener Selection Site
triangle-mobile.jpgPittsburgh, PA - Triangle Fastener Corporation has introduced a new mobile site designed to help visitors select a fastener based on their specific application requirements. It provides a fast and easy way to choose the best fastener for a given application, and works with mobile phones, tablets and desktop computers. More

Featured Project - Petersen
Metal Roofing Covers Coastal Elementary School
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Sullivan's Island, SC - The new Sullivan's Island Elementary School opened in August 2014 in a building designed to withstand the frequent punishing coastal storms and occasional earthquakes experienced in the area. The opening of the 74,000 sq. ft. building, featuring roofing from Petersen, marks the return of the elementary school to its island namesake after being moved off-island for four years because of safety concerns. More 
 
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McElroy Metal Releases 2016 Product Catalog
mcelroy-catalog.jpg Bossier City, LA - McElroy Metal has released its updated 2016 Product Catalog, a 36-page roster covering the complete metal roof and wall systems line. More

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Daylighting Is Topic Of New MBCI White Paper
mbci-logo.jpgHouston, TX - A new white paper from MBCI, titled Shining Light on Daylighting with Metal Roofs, showcases the strong rates of return when using integrated daylighting systems with novel prismatic optics and high-efficiency lighting on metal envelopes with good thermal and barrier performance. More

Columnist - Greg Ralph
Cold-Formed Steel Was Great Yesterday, Better Today   
greg-ralph.jpgIn his first column for DesignandBuildwithMetal, Greg Ralph of ClarkDietrich Building Systems offers a brief overview of the evolution of cold-formed steel construction. He writes, "Among the biggest advancements to cold-formed steel members in recent years is the change in paragraph 9.2 of ASTM C645. This section now permits the use of what have become known as EQ studs or EQ thickness studs. Improvements in manufacturing technology and a redesign of the basic stud profile along with changes in the strength of steel used to manufacture EQ thickness studs resulted in products manufactured to a thickness less than the ASTM specified 18-mil, but which attained the same or greater limiting heights as standard thickness members." More 

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American Buildings Company Adds Stalco To Network
American-Buildings-Company-logo.jpgEufaula, AL - American Buildings Company (ABC), a leading domestic and international manufacturer and marketer of metal building systems, announces the addition of Stalco Construction Inc. of Islandia, New York to its national network of Builders. More 
 
April 2016 Contractor Edition Ezine
DesignandBuildwithMetal's April 2016 Contractor Edition Ezine is available for online or downloadable viewing. The issue contains great info on metal roofing tax credits, an interesting article on snow retention, new products, and six case studies - including one about a net zero energy community that features metal panels. The 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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Newsletter Contents
Valspar Introduces Fluropon Pure Coating
Drexel Metals Publishes Product Guide
Triangle Fastener Offers Mobile Site
Metal Roofing Covers Coastal School
McElroy Metal Releases New Catalog
Daylighting Is Topic Of MBCI White Paper
Cold-Formed Steel Framing Advances
ABC Adds Stalco To Builder Network
April 2016 Contractor Edition Ezine
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