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Download MBMA’s Updated Distilleries & Breweries Case Study

There are over 6,300 breweries and nearly 2,000 distilleries in the U.S. right now, and more are on the way. In the recently updated MBMA Distilleries & Breweries case study, Lake|Flato partner Greg Papay, FAIA shares the story of the design of the Alamo Beer Brewery in San Antonio, Texas. Read more.

Sustainable Steel

Metal buildings are predominantly made of steel, which is the most recycled material in North America. Steel can be used in a building to comply with the requirements of sustainable design standards and ratings systems. Read more.

Educational & Technical Resources

MBMA continues to lead the metal building systems industry and fulfill its mission by providing educational, research and technical resources. These include an increasing number of design guides and manuals that are invaluable for anyone who works with metal buildings anywhere in the world. Read more.

Opening Your Business in the Time of COVID-19

The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) knows that many metal building industry companies are looking for information about how best to get back to business and work in the age of COVID-19. MBMA’s legal counsel, Venable LLP, has created a series of videos that address key business and legal issues that companies should keep top of mind when considering a return to full operation. Read more.

Research Initiatives Add Value & Impact Costs & Codes

MBMA’s Technical Committee advances metal building systems design to ensure safe, resilient and code-compliant structures. Many of the recent projects we’ve completed enhance the resiliency of metal building systems when they are subjected to seismic and wind events. Read more.

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.