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26 Ways to Find Clients & Get Work


PSMJ Resources, Inc. – In 1909 the American Institute of Architects (AIA) adopted the first Principles of Practice, which strictly forbid marketing of any kind. Architects couldn’t advertise. They weren’t even allowed to display their names at construction sites. Before 1970 architects were prohibited from competing with each other on price.  Continue reading

Metal Roofing Installation Manual And Online Exam Offered By The Metal Construction Association


Chicago, IL – The Metal Construction Association (MCA) is offering a Metal Roofing Installation Manual with an online exam available Continue reading

Five Fun And Fascinating Things About Steel


Today steel inspires interest and attention around the world. Many nations maintain thriving steel industries. But this amazing metal also provides an intriguing subject for trivia enthusiasts. Just consider these five fun and fascinating things about steel: Continue reading

Introduction to Construction Robotics



Change in the world of construction is certainly happening at a faster rate than we may think. How will this example of technology impact the metal construction world? Well, I will say that if it can do this with bricklaying, then it will certainly  Continue reading

Matthew Moody Announced as General Manager at Bradbury UK


The Bradbury Group is pleased to announce Matthew Moody has been promoted to General Manager of Bradbury International UK Ltd. He previously worked in a sales role and has had the assistant General Manager role Continue reading

How to Identify Your Business Development Champions


As the new year gets off to a fresh start, it’s time for architecture, engineering, & construction (A/E/C) firms to set their business development goals for 2016. One of the first milestones on the path to firm success this year is understanding how to identify your business development champions.  Continue reading

Triangle Fastener Corporation Launches New Website For 2016


Pittsburgh, PA – Triangle Fastener Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of their new website, featuring a new proprietary format that provides easy access to product information for the metal roofing, flat roofing, metal building, post frame and commercial drywall industries. The new site is mobile friendly and gives visitors the ability to view product details from smart phones and tablets. Continue reading

3D Printing will Affect you Soon


We at METALCON have started to explore the future of the Construction Industry and how it may affect many of you. 3D Printing is really hot right now, but the question is whether it will impact you in the near future. In our opinion it may not be instantaneous or in the next 2 years but it surely will within the next 3-5 years. We’ve started to look at some information on 3D printing in the construction industry and came across Continue reading

Industry Leaders Speak on METALCON

Worthington Industries Scrap Management Services


What is the Scrap Management Program? – Designed to increase the scrap revenue stream you receive through the use of our experience and knowledge of the scrap market
1. Documented processes and procedure
2. Defining expectations with scrap vendors
3. Accountability through verification

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METALCON Show Director Claire Kilcoyne Receives Industry Honor


November 13, 2015, Newton, MA – At the 25th Anniversary celebration of METALCON, the only annual international conference and exhibition focused on the use of metal in construction, Show Director Claire Kilcoyne received the first annual Metal Construction Association’s Triumph Award.  Continue reading

Top 10 #METALCON15 Takeaways From Miller Clappperton

1TAMPA, FL – If you’re in the metal construction industry, METALCON is one show you never miss – particularly this year since the show celebrated its 25th anniversary. Miller Clapperton has been a longtime supporter and attendee of METALCON which is hosted by the Metal Construction Association. METALCON is the one place where metal industry leaders can come together to check out the latest in metal products, technologies and construction solutions. Continue reading

METALCON Plans 2016 Baltimore Event, Following 25th Anniversary Show In Tampa


Newton, MA – True to its 25-year record of being the best place to introduce new products, METALCON 2015 drew eager buyers to see all the new offerings from more than 260 exhibiting companies.  Continue reading

METALCON Marks its 25th Anniversary with a Huge Success

Newton, MA, October 30, 2015 –   True to its 25-year record of being the best place to introduce new products, METALCON drew eager buyers to see all the new offerings from more than 260 exhibiting companies.  Continue reading

ATAS International Unveils Isoleren Insulated Metal Panels At METALCON 2015


Allentown, PA – ATAS International Inc. announces the addition of Isoleren, their series of insulated metal panels, to their extensive product line. Isoleren is being officially introduced at the 25th Anniversary of the METALCON show, October 14-16 in the Tampa Convention Center. Continue reading

Arkema to showcase Kynar® PVDF coating resins and Bostik adhesive products at METALCON 2015


Arkema Inc. will be presenting its innovative line of Kynar 500® FSF® and Kynar Aquatec® polyvinylidene fluoride resins used in high-performance coatings, along with its hurricane-resistant Bostik adhesive products, at METALCON 2015, which is being held October 14 to 16 at the Tampa Convention Center.  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

METALCON Gives Back to the Local Community Helping Tampa Area Veterans


Newton, Mass., October 5, 2015– The metal construction industry’s largest international event for metal construction products, technologies and solutions gives back to the local community during its 25th annual METALCON tradeshow and conference taking place October 14-16 at the Tampa Convention Center.  Continue reading

Networking Events abound at METALCON 2015


When the industry meets at METALCON in a little over a week you are going to notice all the special events taking place. It begins with METALCON’s 25th Anniversary Party being held 6-9pm in Ballroom B at the Tampa Convention Center. There will be drinks, food, entertainment and much more. All attendees, and exhibitors are encouraged to attend Continue reading

Win a Portable Roll Forming Machine from Englert at METALCON

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How to Travel to METALCON



Many of you will be traveling to Tampa, Florida from distances that quite frankly put you too far out to drive. The question is have you made your arrangements yet on how you are getting to Tampa, where you are staying, and how you are getting from the airport to downtown? If you aren’t  Continue reading

METALCON By the Numbers


By Shawn Zuver, DesignandBuildwithMetal.com – As we draw closer to the 25th anniversary of METALCON at the Tampa Convention Center, October 14-16, 2015, I’ve been reflecting on how the annual trade show and conferences have changed since that first year in Washington, DC.


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MCA Plans 2nd Annual METALCON Metal Roofing Championship Games

METAL Roofing Games 2015

Chicago, IL – The Metal Construction Association (MCA) announces that the 2nd annual MCA / METALCON Metal Roofing Championship Games will be held at the METALCON show October 14-16, 2015 at the Tampa Convention Center. Themed “Battle by the Bay”, a new game has been added this year for a total of five different challenges where contractors compete to win cash prizes. Continue reading

Valspar Exhibits Leadership in Coatings Industry Through Innovative Product Displays at 2015 METALCON


MINNEAPOLIS Sept. 28, 2015 – Creating coatings to inspire and withstand the test of time, Valspar is consistently researching and developing new products to advance the building products industry. With a portfolio of superior-quality and eco-friendly products, available in a variety of colors and special effects, Valspar is committed to excellence and inventiveness. Valspar’s innovative approach to architectural coatings has dramatically affected the industry, and with sustainability top-of-mind, has earned its place as a world-leader in the manufacturing of coating products.  Continue reading

9 Essential Skills of Highly Effective Design Leaders

photo-1427805371062-cacdd21273f1It is not easy to be the best. It requires hard work and a boldness of action that defies normal practice. Too many A/E firms are struggling to thrive and grow in today’s economy simply because they haven’t given enough attention to developing their future leaders. 
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Get Ready For More Action And More Business At METALCON 2015 In Tampa

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The 25th annual METALCON returns to Tampa in October with a lineup of new products, industry experts and activities that highlight the excitement of metal and spark the imagination. Continue reading

VMZINC Recognized With Two 2015 Metal Architecture Design Awards


Visit VMZINC at METALCON in booth 714 and REGISTER NOW!

RALEIGH, N.C. – VMZINC®-US, the international brand name of rolled zinc products, has announced that the company received two 2015 Design Awards from Metal Architecture for its work on the Newport Beach Civic Center in Newport Beach, California and the Principal Riverwalk Pavilion and Pump Station in Des Moines, Iowa. Continue reading

Samco Machinery bringing roll forming solutions to METALCON

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TORONTO, September 16, 2015 – Samco Machinery again will be exhibiting at METALCON, the largest international event dedicated to the metal construction industry and now in its 25th year. Samco Machinery will be in booth 1525 at the Tampa Convention Center, October 14-16. Continue reading

How Harley-Davidson became ‘King of the Road’


The “Man Behind the Brand” will share his story as METALCON Keynote Speaker

NEWTON, Mass. (September 11, 2015) – Do you ever consider how your customers perceive your business? You should and you should do it every day, all day long. Clyde Fessler, one-time vice president of business development at Harley-Davidson, is the scheduled keynote speaker at METALCON. He will present his methods of success at the Tampa Convention Center on Wednesday, October 14.  Continue reading

Attend the Learning Zones for a Chance to Win…More to Come on How


Only one trade show brings you FREE education right on the show floor, and that is METALCON. That’s right the Learning Zones are back for the 25th Anniversary of METALCON. This year the format has changed slightly  Continue reading