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MBMA Announces Safety Award Winners

The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) annually honors member companies that demonstrate exceptional performance in maintaining workplace safety. These awards are given to Building Systems members as well as Associate members for their performance during the previous calendar year. Safety awards for the 2019 year were presented during the 2020 MBMA Annual Meeting, held virtually Dec. 8-9, 2020. Read more.

MBMA Introduces Online Course on Energy Code Requirements

The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) has released a new continuing education course titled, “Using Metal Building Systems to Meet and Exceed the Energy Code.” This course was created in partnership with the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and Architectural Record magazine and is now available through Architectural Record’s Continuing Education Center website and also via its continuing education app. Read More.

2020 MBMA Annual Report Now Available for Building Design and Construction Professionals

The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) has released its 2020 Annual Report entitled Inspired Designs Coast to Coast. This resource notes the challenges that MBMA has faced this year and emphasizes how the association and its members have met them. It also celebrates many intriguing and appealing metal buildings from a range of end uses across North America. The report provides valuable information for anyone who works with metal building systems, has an interest in metal buildings or is involved in the low-rise commercial building market. Read more.

MBMA Announces 2021 Board of Directors

The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) elected its 2021 Board of Directors at the association’s annual meeting held virtually on December 8 and 9, 2020. The 2021 board will be chaired by Greg Pasley, Ph.D., PE, of BlueScope Buildings North America. Read more.

MBMA Announces Online Education Course on Prepainted Metal Panels

The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) and the National Coil Coating Association (NCCA) have released a new continuing education course titled, “Creative Building Solutions with Prepainted Metal Panels.” Created in partnership with the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and Architectural Record magazine, the course is now available through Architectural Record’s Continuing Education Center website and also via its continuing education app. Read more.

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.