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Costco: Making the Most of Metal Building Technology and Construction

According to Ali Moayeri, Senior Vice President of Construction for Costco Wholesale Corporation (Costco), the technology used for fabricating and constructing metal buildings has improved so substantially over the past few decades that this multinational retail corporation now uses metal building systems to construct 90% of its new warehouse stores. Read more.

Watch a Wealth of Informational Metal Building Videos

Looking for a growing industry with great career opportunities? The metal building industry is on the cutting edge in low-rise construction. Metal buildings are all around you. They are office complexes, car dealerships, churches, schools, urgent care facilities, strip malls, stores, municipal centers, fire departments, sports arenas—and so much more. Read more.

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.