As part of its strategy to continuously improve service levels and lead-times, Union Corrugating has added standing seam manufacturing capabilities to their Orange, Va. manufacturing facility. The new equipment makes Union’s Advantage-Lok II, SL 150 and ML 150 profiles.
“We have redefined our mission statement to be the most convenient metal roofing supplier in the industry, and as a result, we are investing heavily in expanding production capabilities at our plant locations to improve lead-times,” says Keith Medick, Union’s CEO. “The new machinery will significantly reduce lead-times for our customers in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and Delaware by eliminating the need for shipments from our Fayetteville, N.C. plant. Customers can now expect lead-times for standing seam to be only a few days, a significant improvement from the one to two weeks in the past.”
The profiles are popular in residential and light commercial applications and Union has experienced strong growth with these products in recent years. Below is a description of the profiles being manufactured:
- Advantage-Lok II – 1-inch rib screw flange standing seam
- SL 150 – 1.5-inch rib snap lock standing seam
- ML 150 – 1.5-inch rib mechanically seamed standing seam