Union Corrugating Roofing Product Receives Florida Approval

A new roofing product approval has been given to Union Corrugating regarding its Advantage Lok II 26 gauge concealed fastener standing seam panel used for residential and commercial roofs.

This Florida Building Code Approval, FL21677.1, provides improvements over previous product approvals. The approval offers increased fastener spacing, up to 13-7/8 inches on center, along with other improvements. High wind conditions and corner zone requirements are also enhanced:

  • Expanded fastener spacing options (other than 6 inches on center)
  • Use of the slotted fastening flange (provides improved expansion/contraction)
  • Includes optional use over asphalt shingles
  • Improvements on load results
  • Covers application over most all solid substrate types (7/16 inch OSB being the minimum)
  • More accessible sealant options for the sidelap/retainer adhesive types

Union Corrugating’s New Trim Lines Produce Ridge Cap, J-Trim and C-fascia

Union Corrugating’s new trim line produces ridge caps.

Union Corrugating’s new trim line produces ridge caps.

Union Corrugating announces the addition of panel line and roll-formed trim equipment at their Ocala, FL, facility. “Our customers in Florida benefit from this additional capacity”, says Keith Medick, Union Corrugating president and CEO. “Shorter lead-times for our products is one of our strategies as we strive to become a convenient metal roofing supplier.”

In addition to cutting flat sheets, the new panel line produces 2 1/2 inch oval and R/PBR profiles. The new trim lines produce Ridge Cap, J-trim, and C-fascia. Union Corrugating already produces MasterRib, 5V, and Adlok II standing seam panels at the Ocala facility. All of the new equipment is now operational.

Coated Metals Group Launches New Website

Madison, Wis.,-based Coated Metals Group has launched a new website, featuring tools and resources to aid both the contractor and the end consumer in the process of selecting metal building products. The new website can be found at www.CMGMetals.com.

By utilizing feedback from staff members across all company departments, along with customer input and requests, CMG focused on building a website to reach three target markets: architects and specifiers, fabricators and installers, and end-use consumers.

For contractors, CMG’s website focused on providing product information for CMG’s expanding product lines. Products, such as standing-seam panel systems, include information about colors and availability, along with brochures contractors can share with their customers, as well as resources helpful in the process of project submittal preparation. Additionally, tools, such as the Coil Calculator, allow a contractor with an excess coil to determine how many square feet of metal are left on the roll. Online request forms for Warranty Requests and Applications for Credit will allow users to submit and receive requested warranties and information faster and more efficiently than previously available.

CMG has provided a website where contractors can not only access vital product information, but similarly direct their customers to see finished projects utilizing CMG products. The Project Gallery will be updated regularly to showcase new projects and the excellent completed work of CMG customers. CMG’s website also features a tool called “Paint the Panel”, which allows customers to choose between different styles of buildings and view the selected roofing in any of CMG’s standard colors.

Gary Woodward, president at Coated Metals Group calls the new website a strong reflection of the growing brand. “CMG has grown and evolved dramatically over recent years, expanding its existing lines, adding new products and entering new markets. With such dynamic change, we found that we had outpaced our website and it was no longer fully reflective of who we are and what we do. In an effort to update our site, we made every effort to listen and respond to what our customers’ needs are and are very excited and proud to launch our new website. Not only does the new site provide an updated, fresh look but it is very user-friendly, easy to navigate and is filled with tools, resources and information critical to our customers’ success. We believe the end result speaks to CMG’s key strength—customer support and responsiveness.”

Notch, Slit and Hem Standing Seam

Swenson Shear’s Snaptable PRO can notch, slit and hem standing-seam panels for any commercial, industrial or residential job site.

Swenson Shear’s Snaptable PRO can notch, slit and hem standing-seam panels for any commercial, industrial or residential job site.

Swenson Shear’s Snaptable PRO can notch, slit and hem standing-seam panels for any commercial, industrial or residential job site. The product offers 60-inch slitting and hemming capabilities for standing-seam profiles from 12 to 22 inches. It saves an average of 35 percent in labor costs and is available with a two-year manufacturer’s warranty. In addition, Swenson Shear has spent the last year revamping all product lines to continue to provide the highest-quality metal panel preparation for concealed and exposed fastener panels, soffit and siding, and stone-coated steel.

Thermal Spacers Create Continuous Insulation for Metal Buildings

SNS Thermal Spacers from Sealed “N” Safe are a cost-effective and easy-to-implement thermal bridge system between the outer shell and the inner frames of a metal building.

SNS Thermal Spacers from Sealed “N” Safe are a cost-effective and easy-to-implement thermal bridge system between the outer shell and the inner frames of a metal building.

SNS Thermal Spacers from Sealed “N” Safe are a cost-effective and easy-to-implement thermal bridge system between the outer shell and the inner frames of a metal building. Because the SNS Thermal Spacers reduce HVAC operating costs by as much as half or more, the return on investment is between 12 and 18 months. SNS Thermal Spacers are proven safe and effective, tested per AISI, ASTM, ICC and U.S. Energy Codes and structurally sound and watertight. The company provides solutions for architectural panels, standing seam panels, through-fastened panels, wall panels and complete building envelope systems.