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Standing Seam Roof Panels

Standing Seam Roof Panels provide a distinct effect for the exterior of this firehouse on the Hudson. The use of zinc provides a durable finish which softens into a warm gray tone not unlike the Hudson River itself.
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MCA Announces Executive Committee and New Board Members

CHICAGO – January 25, 2022 – The Metal Construction Association (MCA) is proud to announce the 2022 Executive Committee and Board of Directors. James Bush of ATAS International will continue to serve as Chairman of the Executive Committee, along with Vice Chair Brian Partyka of Drexel Metals, Past Chair Ed Karper of Dura Coat Products, MRA President Dick Bus of ATAS International, Market Development Chair, Lee Ann Slattery of ATAS International, Treasurer Chandler Barden of Cidan Machinery, Inc., Secretary Brian Jaks of Green Span Profiles, and Technical Committee Chair David Stermer of Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation. Stermer was recently elected for his second 3-year term. 

James Bush is the vice president of sales and marketing for ATAS International, Inc. He was inducted into the Metal Construction News Hall of Fame in 2014.

Bush says, “MCA’s work in technical research, codes and standards, and marketing will continue to successfully position the organization and its members at the forefront of the metal construction industry.”

In addition, the board also welcomes four new directors: Mark Carlisle of US Steel, Don Bratcher of Atlas Bolt & Screw, Todd Miller of Isaiah Industries, and Mike Weiss of Petersen Aluminum Corp.  They will join current directors Michael Beck of Accurate Perforating, Bill Hartford of Sherwin-Williams, Brian Jaks of Green Span Profiles, John Paul Lawrence of Modern Trade Communications, Inc., Zeke Miller of the Miller-Clapperton Partnership, Inc., and Miguel Peña of GSSI Sealants and Dustin Haddock of S-5!, who was nominated for a second 3-year term.

MCA also thanks two outgoing board members for their service. Dale Nelson of Roof Hugger and current MCA Secretary JB Wissman of Dimensional Metals, Inc.

MCA member companies benefit from participation in association activities and connections among suppliers and industry leaders in research, codes and standards, market development, and technical programs. The association works to increase the use of metal materials in construction by educating the building and design communities about the benefits of metal. 

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Proper Tools For the Fastening of Metal Panels

When it comes to metal roofing panels, the correct tools make the installation process easier and also ensure the building is watertight and sealed. Our paper “Proper Tools For the Fastening of Metal Panels” is a great guide for those installing metal roofing.
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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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