Category Archives: METALCON2014

Monumental Museum Features Fluropon® To Highlight Heritage & High-Esteem

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of African American History and Culture Architectural Photrography

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of African American History and Culture Architectural Photrography

When President Obama gives the groundbreaking speech for a new project, it’s bound to be an important building. The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) is located on Constitution Avenue, adjacent to the National Museum of American History and the Washington Monument, and is slated to open on September 24, 2016. Continue reading

Magnificent Metal Mondays


Good morning everyone! That’s right we have another edition of Magnificent Metal Mondays upon us. Today we travel to a place that many of you may have attended yesterday, yes church of course. Today’s feature is the Basilica of San Sebastian that is located in Continue reading


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Rejoice METALCON Blog Readers – We’re Up to Something


We wanted to thank the many of you who have kept up with the blog since its creation two whole years ago. Much of the content was created internally and we’ve also used some of our partner’s content. We would also like to thank all exhibitors, industry insiders, and others who have submitted information to keep our blog moving. So with that being said here is a little reward for you our readers, wait for it, wait for it …. Continue reading

Registration is now Open


In case you haven’t heard the  news registration is now open for METALCON 2016 in Baltimore October 26-28th. You can register by  Continue reading

MCA Metal Roofing Championship Games Set For METALCON 2016 In Baltimore


Chicago, IL – Celebrating its 3rd annual Metal Roofing Championship Games competition to be held at METALCON on October 26 and 27, 2016, in Baltimore, MD, the MCA MRCG Task Force has finalized the event schedule. This year, there will be five challenges each day under the appropriately named theme: “Battle Stars Over Baltimore” in recognition of the birthplace of the Star Spangled Banner. Continue reading

Magnificent Metal Mondays


Easily one of our readers favorite posts every week is Magnificent Metal Mondays. Today we travel down under to Australia Continue reading

Precoat Metals Acquires Consolidated Metal Products Assets


St. Louis, MO – Precoat Metals announces that it has acquired the metal coil coating and processing assets of Consolidated Metal Products, a business unit of Consolidated Systems Inc. Continue reading

“Robotic construction and 3D printing are the future” says Wolf D Prix

Wolf D Prix interview

Can you see a theme here from METALCON? We really do believe in a lot of the future innovations that our industry might see. We’ve talked about 3D printing before and now we are throwing the robots into the mix as well. Check out this great piece in deZeen Magazine.  Continue reading

Roofing and Siding Sales Manager Position Available


Roofing & Siding –Sales Manager
We are a small, but growing, 40 year old manufacturer of metal roofing and siding materials, including curved products. We are a well-established organization that has a pleasant work environment, including a culture of valuing its employees and their contributions. This position’s focus will be estimating, sales and project management for our roofing and siding products.  Continue reading

Magnificent Metal Mondays


Another episode of Magnificent Metal Mondays is upon us and today we travel to Lubbock, Texas. Yes you guessed it The Steel House designed by steel sculptor Robert Bruno. Continue reading

METALCON Full Registration Pass Giveaway


We are going to be giving away a full registration pass to METALCON periodically via twitter all the way up until the show. That’s right a full access pass to all the educational options, the 25th anniversary party and most importantly the show floor. The first giveaway starts today and ends on Friday, July 31, 2015.  So how do you win?  Continue reading

The Concrete Reinforcing Steel Industry


Sometimes we forget about how concrete and steel mesh together. There is a whole industry that covers that sector primarily when concrete is used to reinforce steel. Check out the infographic on this unique industry Continue reading

Magnificent Metal Mondays


It is time for another edition of Magnificent Metal Mondays. To promote this activity we encourage you to use the hashtag #METALCON15 and tweet us @METALCON with your contributions. For today’s feature we travel to Continue reading

Magnificent Metal Mondays – New Year’s Edition


We all hope everyone enjoyed the first round of holidays last week and want to wish everyone a fantastic New Year. We are back in the office and at it again with Magnificent Metal Mondays. Our travels today lead us to the highest structure in England that is outside London’s  Continue reading

Growing your Business with Metal



ATLANTA (October 20, 2014) by Jim Austin – The Helene S. Mills Multipurpose Facility opened in 2002 as a Fulton County focal point to enrich the minds, bodies and spirits of independent senior citizens. Soon after opening, a leaky roof put a damper on senior activities.  Continue reading

The Brand New METALCON 2015 Web Page has Launched


Just a quick reminder to all of you who haven’t been to the METALCON website lately (if you haven’t you are in trouble), but the site has been revamped for the 2015 show. Take some time to go over the site and you’ll discover some new features. It’s almost like the perfect holiday  Continue reading

Mitt Romney Won Twitter over Last Night


We know this doesn’t pertain to the metal construction industry much but we couldn’t help but post this excellent tweet by Mitt Romney. The man is pure genius with this concept!

Department Of Defense Eyeing Retrofit Metal Roofing For Thousands Of Buildings



Our friends over at have posted an interesting piece of news concerning the MCA (Metal Construction Association). It appears our official sponsor is teaming up with Oak Ridge National Laboratory to look at how the nation’s largest energy user, the Department of Defense, can benefit from new roofing systems. That’s right, metal roofs!! Anyhow, take a look after the jump to get the whole article Continue reading

Best of METALCON 2014 Video Footage


Our good friends at Metal Roofing Magazine and Rural Builder filmed “The Best of METALCON 2014” and put together some great clips of this year’s show. There are a quite a few videos for you to watch. Enjoy the videos, and you can watch many of them by clicking here.

Magnificent Metal Mondays


Another Magnificent Metal Monday is upon us and we are going to do things a little different going forward. So today we travel to New York City, specifically Manhattan. First person to comment on which building this is and retweet this blog post on their twitter feed is going to get something special. Good luck !

Exhibitors Enjoying Upbeat Tone at Metalcon 2014

Posted on by News Editor – The positive vibes from the AIA and GlassBuild conventions earlier this year have made their way to Metalcon—the largest international event in the metal construction industry for metal construction products, technologies and solutions—this week in Denver, Colo. Continue reading

Magnificent Metal Mondays – The Mountain Hut


Absolutely marvelous design on this structure, well at least that is our opinion. The structure consists of aluminum squares, windows and solar panels. It really does look like an ice-cube in the middle of a bunch of snow and cold weather. In looking at the photos we wonder what it must Continue reading

One World Trade Center – Opening November 1st


Time Magazine recently wrote an excellent piece on the construction of the One World Trade Center. The glass and steel building is set to open November 1st and welcome its first tenant into the building Conde Nast. It is certainly amazing Continue reading

Human spirit comes through at METALCON


There were many stories at METALCON this year involving the industry, new products, education, and business deals happening each day. This story though surely is heart warming and goes to show you that there are still decent people in the world looking out for each other. We had an international attendee Continue reading


Denver Attraction


Since you will be attending METALCON, you’ll also get some discounted benefits through our partnership with The Convention and Visitors Bureau of Denver. You can click here to see these exclusive offers, but remember if you haven’t registered for METALCON yet do it now HERE! (Use the promo code BLOG14)

Fly Away

So you want to fly away and have no idea where to go, well, how about you travel to Denver this upcoming week for the Metal Construction Industry’s largest gathering, METALCON. You can still register by using the promo code BLOG14REGISTER NOW!