Individual Parts Bring A Greater Whole – A Primer on MCM

Bend it, curve it, transform it. If you can dream it, Metal Composite Material (MCM) can help you design it.
Individual Parts Bring A Greater Whole – A Primer on MCM is the written course that will get you up to speed on the benefits of MCM.
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Industry Expert Bob Zabcik Featured on Next Week’s METALCON Live!


METALCON Live! and the MCA Present … EPD’s and LCA’s: We Have Them, Now What?


“Are you using sustainable products?” If your clients and partners aren’t already asking you this question, it’s just a matter of time before they are. While it’s relatively easy to find some type of Environmental Product Definition (EPD) online for most building products, how do you know if they really make your building greener? As it relates to the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of metal products, who is the authority, and how do you communicate the benefits of metal to your clients and partners?

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Soak up Some Sun and Education at MCA’s Winter Meeting


Join your peers and industry experts while being surrounded by the beauty and warmth of the Sonoran Desert at the upcoming MCA Winter Meeting, January 24-26, 2022, at the Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch in Scottsdale, Arizona. Along with networking time, the meeting is an opportunity to participate in marketing and technical initiatives related to metal in construction. Members and non-members are welcome to attend and registration includes access to educational sessions, keynote address, welcome reception, awards reception and dinner.


MCA is monitoring the state of the COVID-19 pandemic and will implement all precautions mandated by Arizona and Maricopa CountyCOVID Guidelinesand thecurrent CDC recommendations.

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Metal Building Myths Debunked


METALCON Live! kicked off its 2022 series yesterday by “bringing it back to the basics.” In their presentation, “Metal Building Systems 101,” industry experts Lee Shoemaker, director of research and engineering for the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA), and Steve Reiners, technical director with Behlen Building Systems, walked the audience through a thorough overview of metal buildings and debunked several myths including why metal buildings are ideal for design flexibility, creativity, and sustainability.

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