OCTOBER 16-18, 2019 PITTSBURGH, PA

Tuesday, October 15, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

  • Room: 301
  • Session Number:SP1
Top industry expert, Jim Bush with ATAS International will lead this two-day, eight-hour certification program based on MCA’s Metal Roof Installation Manual.  Participants can experience quality face-time with industry experts and hands-on training in topics including: substrates, safety, sealants, flashings, panel types and connections, tools, fasteners, maintenance and more.  Upon... ...read more...
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Jim Bush
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
ATAS International Inc.
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Ken Buchinger
MBCI
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Steve Maule
Engineering Manager
Fabral
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    Wednesday, October 16, 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    • Room: 306
    • Session Number:SP2
    Metal Roofing: Thermal Expansion & Contraction, Problematic Conditions, and Retrofit Using Metal Metal has unique properties that separate it from other roof choices. For over three millennia, metal roofing has been a durable, aesthetically appealing design element utilized for significant buildings. This course’s content is intended to provide attendees with a... ...read more...
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    Charlie Smith
    National Recovery Manager
    McElroy Metal Inc.
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      Wednesday, October 16, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

      • Room: Room 302
      • Session Number:SP3
      Buildings of today must satisfy a supreme standard – achieve high performance, resiliency and energy efficiency.  Such demands require dramatic changes to the design of the building envelope.    Understanding how to deliver high-performing, code compliant buildings can be complex and confusing. Not only are architects charged with satisfying performance and structural... ...read more...
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      Amanda Karns
      Director of Engineering and Design
      CENTRIA
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      Quincy McBride
      Director of Marketing
      Kingspan Insulated Panels, NA
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        Wednesday, October 16, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

        • Room: 303
        • Session Number:SP4
        Ryan Durst, Vice President Sales & Marketing, The Bradbury Company and Joe Beck, President, Beck Automation “Considerations for Metal Building Roll Formers”   This presentation will challenge the participant to think about panel, purlin, and trim roll forming in a production environment. How does technology apply to return on investment? What is the... ...read more...
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        Andy Allman
        President
        AMS Controls Inc.
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        Brian Rodgers
        Applications Engineer
        Formtek, Inc.
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        Matt Werner
        Marketing Manager
        The Bradbury Group
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        Steve Ebel
        President
        Roll Form Solutions Inc
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          Wednesday, October 16, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

          • Room: Learning Center #2033
          • Session Number:SP5
          Folder Operator Safety Certification: The Do’s and Don’ts of Folding and Forming Machinery Operation Chandler Barden, National Sales Manager, CIDAN Machinery Larry Chandonnet, President, CIDAN Machinery Matt Werner, Marketing Manager, The Bradbury Group Safety and efficiency go hand in hand. When equipment is safely operated, the machinery and its operator are working at their best.... ...read more...
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          Chandler Barden
          National Sales Manager
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          Larry Chandonnet
          President
          CIDAN Machinery
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          Matt Werner
          Marketing Manager
          The Bradbury Group
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            Wednesday, October 16, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

            • Room: 301
            • Session Number:SP1
            Top industry expert, Jim Bush with ATAS International will lead this two-day, eight-hour certification program based on MCA’s Metal Roof Installation Manual.  Participants can experience quality face-time with industry experts and hands-on training in topics including: substrates, safety, sealants, flashings, panel types and connections, tools, fasteners, maintenance and more.  Upon... ...read more...
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            Jim Bush
            Vice President of Sales & Marketing
            ATAS International Inc.
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              Wednesday, October 16, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

              • Room: PPG Theater
              Pittsburgh sports icon, Rocky Bleier―a four-time NFL Superbowl Champion and running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers―embodies heroism, determination, teamwork and leadership. After being drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1968, he was drafted by the U.S. Army to fight in Vietnam just one year later.  Bleier was quickly thrust into... ...read more...
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              Rocky Bleier
              Former Pittsburgh Steelers Running Back
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                Wednesday, October 16, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

                • Room: Rooms 310-311
                • Session Number:SP6
                Part I: Air Barriers for Metal Buildings Air barriers have been discussed and used in different ways since the 1930s. The purpose of an air barrier is to limit uncontrolled air leakage into and out of the building’s envelope. A building’s envelope is defined as roof, wall, and floor area that... ...read more...
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                Bill Beals
                District Manager
                Therm-All, Inc.
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                Brad Heffelmire
                MBI Technical Manager
                Lamtec Corporation
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                  Wednesday, October 16, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

                  • Room: Aisle 100
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                        Wednesday, October 16, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

                        • Room: Learning Center #1947
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                          • Room: Learning Center #2033
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                            Wednesday, October 16, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

                            • Room: PPG Theater
                            A diverse group of women will talk about how women professional associations in roofing and metal are making a difference when it comes to professionalism, business success and thought leadership in the traditionally male dominated metal and roofing industries.  Find out how to build and grow a business based on... ...read more...
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                            Heidi Ellsworth
                            RoofersCoffeeShop
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                            Shari Carlozzi
                            National Sales Manager, Roofing
                            Tremco, Inc.
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                              Wednesday, October 16, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

                              • Room: 308
                              • Session Number:SP7
                              This seminar discusses impact of design and technique for successful creation and performance of soldered copper seams for roofing, flashing, gutter and cladding applications. The seminar introduces tools, explains technique and demonstrates procedure.  This class presents essential information for both experienced and beginning sheet metal contractors. Learning Objectives: Identify when to use a... ...read more...
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                              Larry Peters
                              Copper Development Association
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                                Wednesday, October 16, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

                                • Room: Learning Center #1947
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                                  • Room: Learning Center #2033
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                                    Wednesday, October 16, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

                                    • Room: PPG Theater
                                    Most construction professionals are experts in their fields but often lack the guidance and systems required to get themselves out of the day-to-day activities and into more strategic roles so they can focus on growing their businesses to their full potential. In this workshop, you’ll learn the three solutions to the... ...read more...
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                                    Danny Kerr
                                    Co-Founder & Managing Partner
                                    Breakthrough Academy, Inc.
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                                      Wednesday, October 16, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

                                      • Room: Learning Center #1947
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                                        • Room: Learning Center #2033
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                                          Wednesday, October 16, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

                                          • Room: Learning Center #1947
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                                            • Room: Learning Center #2033
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                                              • Room: PPG Theater
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                                                Wednesday, October 16, 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

                                                • Room: Learning Center #1947
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                                                  • Room: Learning Center #2033
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                                                    Thursday, October 17, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

                                                    • Room: Room 303
                                                    • Session Number:SP8
                                                    Brian Rodgers, Sr. Applications Engineer, Formtek, Inc. Material and How it Affects Metal Building Products in the Roll Forming Process” This presentation will focus on how material changes can make a difference in your products. When material is changed, it can make slight differences that may change your part. Adjustments may be... ...read more...
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                                                    Brian Rodgers
                                                    Applications Engineer
                                                    Formtek, Inc.
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                                                    Chuck Summerhill
                                                    TEKFAB Inc.
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                                                    Paul Williams
                                                    Speaker
                                                    Hill Engineering
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                                                      Thursday, October 17, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                                                      • Room: PPG Theater
                                                      Former professional ice hockey center and seven-time Stanley Cup winner, Bryan Trottier, who played 18 seasons in the NHL for the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Islanders, will share his life journey–the challenges he faced/overcame along the way and the life lessons learned.    Growing up in the small, remote town of... ...read more...
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                                                      Bryan Trottier
                                                      Former Pittsburgh Penguins Player
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                                                        Thursday, October 17, 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

                                                        • Room: Aisle 100
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                                                              Thursday, October 17, 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

                                                              • Room: Learning Center 1947
                                                              Small business as well as large enterprises acting in the sheet metal production sector face the same challenges. This presentation is not a theoretical lesson but using a practical application with proven results to show how Industry 4.0 can be a realistic solution in current challenges in sheet metal production... ...read more...
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                                                              Christian Amon
                                                              Authorized Officer/Sales
                                                              Krasser GmbH
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                                                                Thursday, October 17, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

                                                                • Room: Learning Center #1947
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                                                                  • Room: Learning Center #2033
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                                                                    Thursday, October 17, 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

                                                                    • Room: PPG Theater
                                                                    Roller coasters can be fun and exciting…but they’re not so fun when they’re used to describe your contracting business revenue. This session is for you if you've ever experienced the following: You hurry up and bid a bunch of jobs to “Get some work,”  but then you have to shift over to... ...read more...
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                                                                    Ryan Groth
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                                                                      Thursday, October 17, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

                                                                      • Room: Learning Center #1947
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                                                                          Thursday, October 17, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

                                                                          • Room: PPG Theater
                                                                          Most construction professionals are experts in their fields but often lack the guidance and systems required to get themselves out of the day-to-day activities and into more strategic roles so they can focus on growing their businesses to their full potential. In this workshop, you’ll learn the three solutions to the... ...read more...
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                                                                          Danny Kerr
                                                                          Co-Founder & Managing Partner
                                                                          Breakthrough Academy, Inc.
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                                                                            Thursday, October 17, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

                                                                            • Room: Learning Center #2033
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                                                                              • Room: Learning Center #1947
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                                                                                Thursday, October 17, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

                                                                                • Room: PPG Theater
                                                                                Brought to you by the Metal Construction Association (MCA) and the Insulated Metal Panels Funders Group (IMPFG), this informative session will help you understand the different types of Insulated Metal Panel (IMP) building structures.  From the basic application of a big box metal building to more complex industrial and commercial... ...read more...
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                                                                                Robert Antal
                                                                                Insulated Panel Manager
                                                                                ATAS International Inc.
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                                                                                  Thursday, October 17, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

                                                                                  • Room: Learning Center #1947
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                                                                                      Thursday, October 17, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

                                                                                      • Room: PPG Theater
                                                                                      It is no secret that international trade law and policy developments related to the steel industry present both challenges and opportunities to steel manufacturers throughout the supply chain, as well as steel customers, distributors and processors—now more than ever.  Associate General Counsel of International Trade & Public Policy for U.S.... ...read more...
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                                                                                      Benjamin Blase Caryl
                                                                                      Associate General Counsel of International Trade & Public Policy
                                                                                      U.S. Steel Corporation
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                                                                                        Thursday, October 17, 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

                                                                                        • Room: Learning Center #1947
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                                                                                          • Room: Learning Center #2033
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                                                                                            Friday, October 18, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

                                                                                            • Room: Aisle 100
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