Thursday, April 30, 2015

Warm-Weather Footwear

Keep feet cool, dry, comfortable and protected during the heat of summer with this footwear.

Commercial Roofing Product Line

Johns Manville has debuted the DynaFast product series developed from its first-generation ASTM D6164 DynaLastic platforms.

This robot could one day roam the Moon

Our next Moon exploration mission may involve a small step for an ape, but a giant leap for all primates.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

IMETCO Launches New Website

Innovative Metals Company Inc. (IMETCO) recently redesigned its website.

U.S. develops self-guided ammunition

You know the phrase "dodging a bullet"? Forget about it. Probably not going to happen anymore.

Monday, April 27, 2015

Columbia Roofing & Sheet Metal Hires New Director of Human Resources

Columbia Roofing & Sheet Metal has welcomed a new director of human resources, Kristin Buckner.

Video: Inventor builds two-seat air-power Lego car

The engine is a self designed 256-cylinder power plant arranged in four radial banks, and can propel the car up to speeds of 35 km/h

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Owens Corning Roofing and Asphalt Presents 2015 Platinum Preferred Contractor Awards

Owens Corning Roofing and Asphalt LLC honored distinguished Owens Corning Roofing Platinum Preferred Contractors at the 2015 Awards Ceremony.

As Japan ages, robots may get more jobs

A growing number of Japanese businesses are testing out robots as a possible solution to the country's shrinking workforce.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

CPI Now Accepting Nominations for 2015 Polyurethane Innovation Award

The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry of the American Chemistry Council is issuing a call for nominations for the 2015 Polyurethane Innovation Award.

Friday, April 24, 2015

SRS Distribution Joins the Alliance

SRS Distribution Inc. of McKinney, Texas has joined The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress at the Regent level.

Simpson Strong-Tie Sponsors The Tech Challenge 2015

Simpson Strong-Tie is sponsoring The Tech Challenge 2015, an annual team design challenge for children in grades 4-12 presented by The Tech Museum of Innovation.

EXCEPTIONAL Metals Announces Partnership With MBCI

As part of its commitment to serving its customers and offering a variety of roofing solutions, EXCEPTIONAL Metals has announced that it has partnered with MBCI to offer standing seam metal roofing.

The man who makes clouds in a lab

It may be the secret weapon against global warming -- using focused laser beams to affect the weather.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Stewart & Stevenson Now Carries Atlas Copco Construction Equipment in Atlantic Area

Atlas Copco announced that the Atlantic division of Stewart & Stevenson has added Atlas Copco construction equipment to its fleet.

Japan's space agency aims for the moon in 2018

Japan's space agency announced this week that the country would put an unmanned rover on the surface of the moon by 2018, joining an elite club of nations who have explored Earth's satellite.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

MORIN Announces Two New Regional Sales Managers

Morin, A Kingspan Group Company, has announced the addition of two regional sales managers.

NRCA Releases 2015 Manual and Boxed Set

To keep the roofing industry up to date on the changing science of roofing technical information, the NRCA has released The NRCA Roofing Manual: Membrane Roof Systems — 2015.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Scientists confirm existence of supervoid

Scientists have confirmed the existence of what one said might be "the largest individual structure ever found by humanity" -- a supervoid in space with far fewer galaxies than is usual.

Monday, April 20, 2015

GAF Shingles Top Two Rankings in 2015 Builder Brand Use Study

GAF has announced that it was voted No. 1 in Quality Ratings and as the Brand Used the Most in the 2015 Builder Brand Use Study in the category of Roofing: Asphalt/Fiberglass Shingles.

10 travel apps to download to your Apple Watch

A handful of wrist-ready apps are already promising to transform the way you navigate the globe.

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Spider Hires New Vice President and General Manager

SafeWorks LLC has recently welcomed David Beckett as vice president and general manager for Spider.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Bayer Appoints New General Manager for SPF Materials Business

Bayer MaterialScience LLC has appointed Bill Brengel as the general manager for the spray polyurethane foam (SPF) insulation and roofing materials business.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The price of public shaming in the Internet age

Shaming has become rampant on social media, sometimes haunting subjects well after they apologized.