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Colleges and Universities Offer Metal Building Systems Curriculum

MBMA began offering faculty fellowships in 2015 in cooperation with the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI). This groundbreaking educational initiative expedited the development of a model program that partners the metal building industry with undergraduate engineering and architectural faculty and students. Read more.

Fire Protection Alternatives for Metal Buildings

The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA), sponsored a recent study on fire protection alternatives for metal building frames. Nestor Iwankiw, PE, SE, Ph.D. of Jensen Hughes studied 180 single-story metal building designs that varied in span length, roof slope, and location in the continental United States. Read more.

MBMA Publishes Distilleries and Breweries Case Study

The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) has just published a new 12-page case study report called Distilleries & Breweries. It features six attractive and efficient facilities in the booming spirits market and makes the case for metal building systems as an ideal home for these businesses. Read More.

2018 Metal Building Systems Manual Is Now Available

The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) announces the release of the 2018 edition of the Metal Building Systems Manual. First published in 1959, this internationally recognized reference manual is a primary resource for the metal building industry—including building owners, manufacturers, general contractors, erectors, engineers, architects, specifiers, inspectors and other building professionals. Read more.