Metal Era Inc. buys OMG Metal Division and will call it Hickman Edge Systems – April 2021

In February, Metal Era, Inc. based in Waukesha, Wisconsin, finalized the purchase of the OMG Metal Division based in Ashville, North Carolina, and have rebranded under the name Hickman Edge Systems. Metal Era had been looking to have a manufacturing site in the southeast US and making this deal will certainly accomplish that goal. Metal Era will run these two…

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PVC Virtual Presentation – March 3, 2021

Where: Virtual – a meeting link will be emailed to you when the event gets closer. Date: March 3, 2021 Time: 9-10am CST Luna & Associates and Carlisle will be hosting a virtual presentation on PVC. This presentation will begin at 9am CST and go until 10am. The presentation will start with new innovations on PVC, including Rapid Lock, CavGrip,…

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Carlisle Construction Materials High Performance, Rapid-Install Wall Assembly – December 2020

The below wall assembly is a long term and high-performance consists of: steel studs (as shown), CMU or concrete sub-wall CCW R2+ Plus Nail Base insulation (continuous out board of steel studs) CCW Barrithane VP vapor permeable STPE air barrier or CCW705VP vapor permeable sheet Drexel corrugated metal siding (as shown), flush panels, CCM composite panels etc. as provide by…

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Improve Thermal Performance of Exterior Walls & Low Sloped Roofs – October 2020

Many jurisdictions now require new buildings to meet ASHRAE 90.1 for thermal performance, with some even implementing their own, more stringent standards. These standards can be difficult to meet though, as effective R-values must be cited, not just nominal values. This push for improved performance can lead to larger, thicker and more costly exterior wall assemblies. Fortunately, high-performance cladding thermal…

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FM Global Recent Changes – July 2020

FM recently made changes to the ratings calculator within RoofNav and their Loss Prevention Data Sheets to reflect their partial adoption of ASCE 7-16. The main difference is that FM did not adopt the wind maps utilized by ASCE 7-16 and the 2018 International Building Code. This can cause wind design complications for FM-insured buildings. On February 26, 2020, FM…

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Western Specialty Contractors Receives Carlisle’s ESP Award

Congratulations to Western Specialty Contractors in St. Louis, Missouri for receiving Carlisle SynTec Systems prestigious ESP Award! This is one of Carlisle’s most prestigious awards in the commercial roofing industry. This award is given out annually to a small percentage of Carlisle’s most dedicated and professionally minded contractors. Selection is based on a company’s volume and quality of Carlisle’s single-ply…

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Pyramid Roofing Receives Carlisle’s Perfection Award

Congratulations Lloyd Stoner with Pyramid Roofing in Sikeston, Missouri for receiving Carlisle SynTec Systems Perfection Award! Contractors that receive this prestigious award demonstrate a commitment to perfection on every Carlisle installation. Each year, the Perfection Award honors contractors whose exceptional installation quality results in a warranty claim performance that ranks in the top 5% of all U.S. and Canadian applicators….

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Top Quality Roofing Receives Carlisle’s Perfection Award

Congratulations Joe Potts (L) and Zach Yerta (R) with Top Quality Roofing in Mt. Zion, Illinois for receiving Carlisle SynTec Systems Perfection Award! Contractors that receive this prestigious award demonstrate a commitment to perfection on every Carlisle installation. Each year, the Perfection Award honors contractors whose exceptional installation quality results in a warranty claim performance that ranks in the top…

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Detec Leak Detection Systems – May 2020

Leak detection systems have been used for decades in the roofing and waterproofing industries. The technolgy typically uses a wire mesh, probes and electric current to locate breaches in the membrane. Limitations of this technology are that it is most often placed under the top layer of insulation instead of directly under the roof or waterproofing system. This means a…

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White Castle Roofing from Lincoln, Nebraska receives Three Awards from Carlisle Syntec

Congratulations to White Castle Roofing from Lincoln, Nebraska for receiving three prestigious awards from Carlisle Syntec, Inc. Perfection Award, Perfection Council and ESP. Pictured from Left to Right: Taylor Simpson , Dane Hansen and Dustin Williams from White Castle Roofing