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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.

Collaboration Solves Problems and Bolsters Our Industry

Dave Koubek, 2018 Chairman of the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) says the association's members produce about 28,000 new buildings each year and shows why metal buildings are the preferred choice for low-rise, non-residential construction. Read more.