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NEW Metal Architecture Academy Launched by MCA


On the heels of METALCON 2021 where architects were in the spotlight with the new Architect’s Experience, the Metal Construction Association has announced the launch of their new Metal Architecture Academy, emphasizing the importance of educating the design community on the uses and benefits of metal. As reported by DesignandBuildwithMetal, “The Academy includes eight courses which provide opportunities to learn about metal walls and roofing as sustainable and flexible solutions for today’s architectural challenges, as well as design options that are unique and inspiring.”

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The People Have Spoken … METALCON People’s Choice Top Three Product Winners Announced


Amidst the buzz and excitement at METALCON this month, show attendees were invited to vote on-site to select the first-ever METALCON People’s Choice Top ThreeProduct winners! Attendees chose from the seven Top Product award winners announced last month (listed below). Of the seven, congratulations to S-5! for their WindClamp2X in the Category of Roofs, RoofersCoffeeShop for their Read, Listen, Watch program in the Category of Technology, and to Bay Insulation Systems for their Bay Runner Insulation System in the Category of Insulation and Weather Barriers. The people have spoken!

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Magnificent Metal Monday – Winners of Metal in Architecture Awards announced at METALCON


Last week at METALCON 2021, the show floor was all “a buzz” when the winners of the inaugural design and construction project photo competition were announced and recognized. The amazing projects featuring metal in design were showcased in the first ever “Metal in Architecture Gallery” prominently displayed on the METALCON show floor (pictured above). We congratulate the following winners:

Grand Prize Winner and for the category Walls: ATAS International, Project 18: David Rubenstein Forum at the University of Chicago 

Photo Credit: ATAS

Roofs: Rheinzink, Project 24: Bezier Curve House/A-House

Photo credit: Parametric-Architecture

Ornamental/ Architectural Features and Interior: Gotca Group, Project 2: Museum of Tomorrow

Photo Credit: Architect Magazine

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MCA Winter Meeting Newly added event! Leading for Today and Tomorrow Melissa Furman, MS DBA; Career Potential LLC

Ready to improve your business with research-backed recommendations? Melissa Furman will help you adopt strategies for navigating ongoing challenges and provide the leadership your team needs! You’ll be ready for any challenge that comes your way!

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“The Rich Benefits of Single Skin Metal Panels Help The Neediest

This Food Bank needed their facility to operate efficiently and also wanted a distinctive attractive design. Single Skin Metal Panels help the facility feed 31,000 people living in poverty or food insecurity in West Texas.

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METALCON 2021 – Day 2


Video Recap of METALCON Day 2 | October 7, 2021

Yesterday, it was non-stop action at the second day of METALCON with attendees networking with exhibitors, taking advantage of education sessions, playing trivia games at the Solar Education Center, enjoying free beer at Oktoberfest, and more!

METALCON 2021 brought a lot of firsts to the show experience including immersive pavilions in the specialty interest areas of IMPs, Solar, and CONTECH, a Top Products Awards with the selection of the People’s Choice Top 3 on site at the show, The Architect’s Experience, Trivia Games, and the Metal in Architecture Gallery and Design Contest.

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METALCON 2021 – Day 1



Coming to you from on-site at the Tampa Convention Center where the first day of METALCON 2021 began bright and early with eager attendees lining up to register while others took advantage of training workshops. Delivering his keynote address to a packed theater, Captain Keith Colburn, leadership expert and start of the TV series, “The Deadliest Catch” shared his insights on leadership, teamwork, safety and his personal stories of success.

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