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Keep it Standard: Reasons to stay with 24-, 30-, 36- and 42-inch panels
By Randy Wilken and Craig Storch, Metl-Span
LEWISVILLE, Texas, December 27, 2018 – Standard sizing of lumber products began nearly a century ago to create a shared understanding between the lumber mills and the markets. Lumber products commonly traveled long distances by rail or water, making communication difficult. Standard sizes helped create an understanding of value and accurate expectations. Today, for instance, Metl-Span’s CF architectural insulated metal panels come in standard widths of 24, 30, 36 and 42 inches as do most building products throughout the industry. In fact, Metl Span produces standard products for some of the same reasons as the lumber mills from 100 years ago.  View Complete Article


Flat vs. profiled, embossed vs. smooth: How to select a wall system that’s right
By Dave Poltynski, Business Development Manager, Metl-Span
LEWISVILLE, Texas, October 30, 2018 – Innovations in building science are enabling contractors, builders, architects and property managers to meet new performance and aesthetic goals. Insulated metal panels provide a simple solution with a variety of looks and appearances, combining both design freedom and functionality. This versatile product provides a simple solution for retrofit and new construction applications alike. There are several different options to consider when selecting a wall system. These variations impact the appearance, spanning abilities, texture and even thermal properties of the architectural panels.  View Complete Article


Differences between installing IMPs vertically and horizontally
By Paul Collyer, Vice President of Business Development, Metl-Span
LEWISVILLE, Texas, Sept. 20, 2018 – Insulated metal panels (IMPs) can be installed either vertically or horizontally. With most manufacturers' wall panels, the exact same panels are used for either orientation. However, there are key differences in how the supporting wall system must be designed to accommodate the panel direction. In addition, the details used to design and the labor used to install vertical vs. horizontal panels can be quite different. Let’s explore some of the similarities and differences in the two approaches.  View Complete Article


Food storage facility survives Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico
Metl-Span wall and roof panels withstand winds up to 180 mph
LEWISVILLE, Texas, November 9, 2017 – “We’re blessed.”
John Williams, President at Sterling Merchandising in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, was able to utter those two words after Hurricane Maria ripped through the island in September 2017. The Sterling Merchandising facility, constructed with insulated metal panels from Metl-Span, survived the category 4 hurricane with no leaks and minimal damage.  View Complete Article



Metl-Span develops a company Health Product Declaration
LEWISVILLE, Texas (June 10, 2014) – Metl-Span is participating in the voluntary program, Health Product Declaration Collaborative, to provide accurate information to design professionals about the content of products. View Complete Article
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