Category Archives: Sponsor Spotlight

Firefighters Complain about Metal Roofs


A few months back you may recall I had touched on the firefighters and metal roofs subject, well, looks like it isn’t going away. Ultimately, before voicing an opinion we would like for you to read the article so that  Continue reading

World’s Leading Authority to Present in the Learning Zones at METALCON


PSMJ Resources Inc. will be presenting three important subject matters to attendees at METALCON October 1-3, 2014 at $0 cost to attendees who are registered. Learning at a trade show has never been easier than through our Learning Zones. PSMJ is the world’s leading authority, publisher, Continue reading

58 Different Presentations in the Learning Zones at METALCON


Register today to receive access to the Learning Zones on the trade show floor. You’ll have the chance to choose from 58 different presentations made by the top exhibitors in the Metal Construction Industry. Don’t wait until it is too late, register today by clicking here.

METALCON Video of the Day

Launch Locator Learning Zone 1 – Day 2 & 3


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Not teasing you at all today since the full schedule is posted on the METALCON website but yesterday we posted Day 1’s schedule and today we see Day 2 and 3 for Learning Zone 1 in booth 2117. Start setting  Continue reading

Want to be Cool?

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We’ve posted every day that registration is open and the goal is to reinforce the thinking that you need to register as soon as possible. Think of it this way when you buy your plane tickets to go on vacation   Continue reading

Fork Lift Failure or Success


Since this is my last post of the day I had to find something amusing and genius in the same respect. I believe some of you may say this is just a boneheaded move, but I look at it from the perspective that maybe their boss told them to get the task done and they were creative. At least the boss knows he can count on his workers to get the job done. Anyhow, let me know what you think about this and whether or not you condone such behavior.

Drum Roll: FedEx Package Arrives for Me


So today while I was discussing some ideas with the METALCON team, our receptionist had dropped off a FedEx like the package you see above. I walked in my office and it was sitting on my chair  Continue reading

Register for METALCON


Registration for METALCON is now open.  You can register by clicking here and I know you are saying didn’t he just talk about this Friday? Yes I did but I wanted to bring it up again obviously. With the early numbers we are seeing  Continue reading

S-5! – Exhibitor Feature Today







For today’s exhibitor feature we travel to Colorado to feature S-5! Led by an industry leader, Rob Haddock, S-5!® has revolutionized the industry with his clamp innovation in making metal the most user-friendly roof type on the market today. You can view their profile by clicking here

Magnificent Metal Mondays


I hope everyone enjoyed their weekend and celebrated a German World Cup Championship yesterday. Since Germany won I think it would be fun to do something a bit different today on Magnificent Metal Mondays. If you haven’t guessed it yet then we will be talking about  Continue reading

New Tech Machinery – Exhibitor Feature Today


Today’s exhibitor feature are our friends over at New Tech Machinery located right in Denver, Colorado. Look out for the big party they are planning at METALCON along with the rest of the Colorado Coalition. Check out their e-booth by clicking here and you can also visit them on their home page by clicking here.

New Features Coming


I’ve been thinking about some new features for the blog and will begin using some of the ideas I have come with in the next week. I’d also like to open this up to anyone that  Continue reading

100th Blog Post


I realized that our blog has officially hit 100 posts so we’ve decided we should celebrate the fact that we have reached that impressive number! We always welcome contributions to the Continue reading

Friday Fun – Create the Caption


So yes it’s Friday and I was trying to locate a picture here in Las Vegas since we are here for the Western Roofing Expo but to no avail I found nothing great. Well I mean there are Continue reading

NCI Building Systems Reports 2nd Quarter Results


So yesterday NCI Building Systems reported their 2nd quarter fiscal 2014 results and the numbers were definitely encouraging. NCI is one of North America’s Continue reading

More Rumblings from Contractors not Using Metal

I feel like there is much more I would like to say regarding this issue and I hope today to get more information from contractors who are attending the Western Roofing Expo. I’m amazed and baffled by the lack of motivation I see from Continue reading

Rumblings from Contractors not Using Metal


Yesterday was day 1 of the Western Roofing Expo and we talked to quite a few people yesterday. One conversation really struck me more than any other I had yesterday. I was speaking with a gentleman from San Diego who is a  Continue reading

Western Roofing Expo Today!

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If you happen to be around make sure you do come and visit us today in booth 141. The show opens at 1pm Las Vegas time. Swing by the METALCON booth for your chance to win Continue reading

Magnificent Metal Mondays – Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health


Another edition of Magnificent Metal Mondays is upon us, and since we are here in Las Vegas for the Western Roofing Expo let’s do a feature on a building in Las Vegas. Today we view The Continue reading

Construction Spending Rises in April

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The construction industry showed modest gains in April. Construction spending had risen slightly. Primarily, home building and government construction drove the total Continue reading

Come see us at the Western Roofing Expo in Booth 141


METALCON will be exhibiting at the Western Roofing Expo June 8-11th. Known for bringing all of the elements of the roofing industry together, the Western Roofing Expo focuses on the western region of the United States and the specific needs that roofing and waterproofing contractors face in these areas. Join us in booth 141 for a chance to win Continue reading

Rewind to METALCON 2011, Were you there?

Copper Shortage Coming?



I meant to post this yesterday but waited until today. Looks like that copper shortage may be coming quicker than we might expect after a surplus the last few years. So how do you Continue reading

Outback Steel Buildings – Time Lapse


This is a recent steel building time lapse done in Washington Island, Wisconsin. According to the You Tube dates looks like this project was done sometime in or around February Continue reading

Join us June 8-11 in Las Vegas

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If you haven’t signed up to attend the Western Roofing Expo that is being held at the Paris in Las Vegas June 8-11th, then what are you waiting for? METALCON is happy to support the Western States Roofing Contractors Association each year. The number one reason you should attend is obviously because  Continue reading

Learning Zones Sponsored by MBCI at this year’s METALCON


METALCON will be debuting a new show floor destination this coming October in Denver. The “Learning Zone” is sponsored by MBCI. Attendees will now have the ability to attend 15-20 minute training sessions  Continue reading

Watch the METALCON 2013 Video

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If you’ve never been to METALCON well here is a chance to watch some highlights from last year’s show in Atlanta, GA. You can view the video on the next page Continue reading

Friday Fun – You Create the Caption


Friday is here again and today comes this picture that was taken during the construction of Continue reading