Metl-Span IMPs installed as roofing, wall panels on community center

November 2022

LEWISVILLE, Texas, November 10, 2022 – The new Derry Township Community Center in Hershey, Pa., provides much needed space for community recreational programs. Opened in June 2022, the 90,000 square foot community center features a gymnasium, fitness center, 25-yard indoor … Continue reading

Metl-Span® Names Recently Completed 2505 Bruckner as 2022 Building of the Year

November 2022

State-of-the-Art Urban Logistics Center Chosen by Customers, Teammates LEWISVILLE, Texas, November 3, 2022 – Metl-Span®, a recognized leader in the advancement of insulated metal panel technology, has named 2505 Bruckner, an urban logistics facility in Brooklyn, NY, as its 2022 Building … Continue reading

Brantford Power

October 2022

Metl-Span Provides Custom IMP Design For New Brantford Power Addition Parking Garage and Maintenance Facilities Undergo Renovations Brantford Power, a local power utility provider in Ontario, Canada, consolidated their operations to a new location in July 2020. Construction began on … Continue reading

Metl-Span Enables Pioneer Farms to Rise from the Ashes

September 2022

Largest Tulip Bulb Forcing Farm Rebuilds from The Ground Up Pioneer Flower Farms Limited, the largest bulb forcing farm in Canada, began construction on a new 170,000-square-foot warehouse in December of 2019 in St. Catherines, Ontario. After the existing building … Continue reading

IMPs from Metl-Span deliver efficient facility, improved worker efficiency

April 2022

LEWISVILLE, Texas, April 29, 2022 – Oxford Pallett of Norwich, Ont., prides itself in efficiency. The company is efficient to the point that they repair pallets and recycle pallets that are not reparable. When Oxford Pallet was looking to expand … Continue reading

Metl-Span insulated metal panels for wall, roof, part of award-winning county project

April 2022

LEWISVILLE, Texas, April 29, 2022 – Like most projects, expectations were high for the Northampton Forensic Center building. Thanks in large part to the choice of insulated metal panels from Metl-Span, the project turned out to be an award winner … Continue reading

Metl-Span provides 72-foot-long panels for award-winning cold storage facility in New Jersey

April 2022

LEWISVILLE, Texas, April 14, 2022 – FreezPak Logistics opened its fifth state-of-the-art freezer warehouse facility in New Jersey, using insulated metal panels (IMPs) up to 70 feet long from Metl-Span. The 140,000-square-foot facility is located on the border of two … Continue reading

Metl-Span IMPs a part of large storage building renovation

March 2022

LEWISVILLE, Texas, March 23, 2022 – Swire Coca-Cola needed more storage space and came up with the idea of renovating an aging facility on the grounds in Denver, Colo. The trick was converting this old building, with abandoned rail access … Continue reading

Metl-Span Produces Custom-Designed Solution for Chicago’s Wanda Vista Towers

March 2022

Windy City High Rises Stand Tall Chicago, IL is home to awe-inspiring architecture – from historical buildings that are centuries old to countless modern skyscrapers. Among the latest structures to pierce the sky in the windy city: The new Wanda … Continue reading

Keystone Harley Davidson Finds New Home

February 2022

Metl-Span Panels Provides Perfect Solution for New Dealership The Keystone Harley Davidson dealership moved from its longtime home in Parryville, Pa, to a new home in Whitehall Township, Pa. The move positioned the dealership closer to the Lehigh Valley and … Continue reading

Metl-Span insulated metal panels work for cart barn renovation

January 2022

Roger Penske, American businessman and entrepreneur known for his accomplishments as a driver and owner in the Indy racing circuit, purchased Indianapolis Motor Speedway in early 2020 and along with it, acquired Brickyard Crossing, an adjacent golf course. Adjacent isn’t … Continue reading


Innovation All Around:  The Agricultural and Clean Energy Technology Center Case Study   

October 2021

Leaders at the State University of New York (SUNY) – the nation’s largest comprehensive system of higher learning –committed to invest $16 million into a new Agricultural and Clean Energy Technology (ACET) Center at their Morrisville Campus.  This ambitious new project would house an impressive variety of labs and facilities to train students in … Continue reading

The Prescription for Urgent Construction: Metl-Span Products and a Series of New Urgent Care Facilities

September 2021

  Spanning The Gap Urgent care facilities are popping up across the nation. Oftentimes, these small, simple clinics replace the traditional family doctor’s office. Urgent cares fill a crucial gap between the family doctor and emergency room, the need for … Continue reading

Metl-Span IMPs provide desired aesthetic for new Las Vegas court house

September 2021

The new buildings that seem to be always rising as part of an ever-changing Las Vegas skyline are casinos, resorts and hotels. The new City of Las Vegas Courthouse is only two stories tall, but it makes quite an impression. … Continue reading

The Waterfront Forefront of Food Safety: Boston Sword & Tuna

September 2021

Four generations ago, Steve Scola’s great, great grandfather Scola worked as fisherman in Italy. Not long after that, this ancestor’s son brought the family trade all the way from Italy to Boston, where the family business eventually became Boston Sword … Continue reading

Practice Made Perfect: Dartmouth Indoor Practice Facility Case Study

September 2021

New Hampshire is a breathtakingly beautiful state. But in the dead of winter, it can take your breath away in a different way. Winter months can get bitterly cold, with more than 100 inches of snow each year in some … Continue reading

Insulated Metal Panels: A Class Act at ASU

August 2021

As anyone in the construction industry knows, planning makes perfect. That sentiment nicely sums up the success of ASU Fusion on First—a recent 283,000-square-foot tech-driven project for Arizona State University’s (ASU’s) Downtown Phoenix campus. The new student apartment community, which … Continue reading

Metl-Span IMPs have a contemporary appearance for military eyewear producer

July 2021

To say Galvion produces glasses would not do the company justice. Galvion “utilizes a robust design to deliver protective eyewear solutions that save lives” for use by the military and law enforcement. The company’s new manufacturing and office facility in … Continue reading

Metl-Span IMPs installed on construction company office/shop

June 2021

When it came time to erect a new office building, Kevin Johnson, owner of Rhoads and Johnson, a design/build construction firm in Fenton, Mich., decided to stick to what he does best. Johnson says the new office and shop, a … Continue reading

Metl-Span Helps Bring Car Collection Under One Roof

May 2021

  Collectors eventually want to display their collection. A classic car enthusiast wanted a state-of-the-art facility in the Adirondack Mountains of New York; a “green” building to showcase his stable of Fords and Packards. To help the facility be energy … Continue reading

Misfits Market Project Sparks Growth with Metl-Span’s Insulated Metal Panels

May 2021

Cooling the Competition  When it comes to healthy, organically grown produce, many consumers don’t care much about how their zucchinis and oranges may look. What really matters to is affordability and freshness. That’s why boxes and boxes of misshapen produce … Continue reading

Mesa Rim

February 2021

Reaching New Heights Mesa Rim, purveyors of climbing and fitness centers in California, Nevada and Texas, recently expanded their operations by opening a location in San Marcos, California. The company was focused on securing a foothold in southern California, and … Continue reading


February 2021

The Metropolitan Area EMS Authority, known as MedStar, is the exclusive emergency and non-emergency ambulance provider to 15 cities in Tarrant County, Texas. In 2019, MedStar planned a new 20,600-square-foot deployment center in Fort Worth to better serve the northern … Continue reading

After fire, Metl-Span IMPs installed on Texas 17,000 square foot festival building

January 2021

Wurstfest is a popular annual celebration of German culture in New Braunfels, Texas. Just days after the successful November 2019 event wrapped up, a fire damaged the large facility that hosts the 10-day festival. With less than a year to … Continue reading

Metl-Span insulated metal panels help speed up school completion

January 2021

If you make it simple, they will build it. To simplify the entire process of constructing a K-12 school building, TLS Choice of Santa Ana, Calif., has developed plans for building systems of various sizes, already Division of the State … Continue reading

Extra Space Storage – North Hollywood

January 2021

Ensuring Safe Storage   Extra Space Storage, the second largest operator of self-storage facilities in the United States, is in the middle of expanding its national portfolio. In 2020, this included a new development in North Hollywood designed for individuals … Continue reading

TTI Innovation Center

January 2021

A New Home for Advancement TTI Innovation Center, a 300,000-square-foot office and product development facility, enhances the ability for Techtronic Industries (TTI) to deliver breakthrough products. The innovation center brought 250 new jobs to Anderson County, S.C. and includes three … Continue reading

Metl-Span insulated metal panels offer energy efficiency, aesthetics to University of Houston baseball clubhouse

January 2021

Insulated metal panels from Metl-Span cover the walls of the new Baseball Player Development Center and Clubhouse, providing an energy-efficient shell for all seasons. “From the initial programming and planning phases, it was clear the new facility would need to … Continue reading


Metl-Span Products Deliver Versatility, Durability to BMO Tower

November 2020

Investing in the Future of Downtown Milwaukee BMO Tower, the newest addition to downtown Milwaukee, stands at 328 feet tall. The tower includes 400,000 rentable square feet of space and is comprised of 15 floors of offices and first-floor retail. … Continue reading

Metl-Span Ignites Growth for NC Fire Department

October 2020

Tuff-Cast™ IMPs Meet Design Challenge for Firefighters’ New Home The town of Cullowhee, NC, serves as the home of Western Carolina University (WCU), part of the University of North Carolina System. In the past 20 years, enrollment has doubled at … Continue reading

IMPs from Metl-Span satisfy design requirements with palette of color, finish choices

October 2020

Design of the new Rocketship Delta Prep school in Antioch, Calif., focused on being a modern interpretation of the local Spanish mission elements, keeping in mind the goal to be a Net Zero Energy building. Key to achieving the goals … Continue reading

Metl-Span IMPs Put Signature on Upstate New York Manufacturing Company’s New Headquarters

September 2020

A growing business and staff required the construction of a new corporate headquarters and manufacturing facility for Feldmeier Equipment in Syracuse, N.Y. The new $15 million facility combines a pre-engineered Varco Pruden metal building with a façade of several materials, … Continue reading

Metl-Span IMPs an integral part of state-of-the-art refrigeration facility

August 2020

LEWISVILLE, Texas, August 11, 2020 – The new RLS Logistics industrial freezer building in Delanco, N.J., was constructed with the best of everything, including an innovative and environmentally friendly refrigeration system, a unique rolling rack storage system and insulated metal … Continue reading

Metl-Span Stands Tall for Amazon Fulfillment Center

July 2020

Insulated Metal Panels Deliver Perfect Configuration, Preferred Performance The Amazon fulfillment center near Spokane, Wash., is one of many centers across the country for the e-commerce giant where products are stored and then shipped to consumers who have made purchases … Continue reading

Metl-Span offers online course: Designing with Architectural Insulated Metal Wall Panels

July 2020

Metl-Span, a recognized leader in the insulated metal panel industry, is offering a new online course through Hanley Wood University, Designing with Architectural Insulated Metal Wall Panels. The course examines the characteristics of insulated metal panels (IMPs), design options, the … Continue reading

Metl-Span Delivers Better Insulation, Greater Performance with Introduction of New 8-inch Cold Storage Panel

June 2020

Metl-Span, a recognized leader in the advancement of insulated metal panel technology, is extending its line of cold storage panel products with the introduction of the new 8-inch cold storage panel. Two inches thicker than the thickest profile of Metl-Span’s … Continue reading

Metl-Span insulated metal panels chosen for campus renovation because colors, profiles match up well with other buildings

June 2020

A major renovation and addition to a building that’s a part of the Tech Parks Arizona has created additional working space for potential research and development tenants. Aesthetics played a large role in the choice of insulated metal panels from … Continue reading

Metl-Span HPCI Barrier System helps speed up construction on award winning project

June 2020

Because time waits for no one, keeping enclosure time at a minimum was vital in the construction of the Solano County SB 1022 Classroom and Vocational Training Center in Fairfield, Calif. Building codes require the building be enclosed before much … Continue reading

Florida city government facility calls for Metl-Span insulated metal panels

May 2020

Design-build projects for the public sector always come with specific requirements with little room for flexibility. The City of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., wanted its new Operations Center to meet the requirements of LEED Silver certification, look great and be … Continue reading

Metl-Span IMPs installed on milestone Home2 Suites in Chicago

March 2020

Home2 Suites by Hilton Chicago River North was designed for travelers who want to maintain their normal routine. It features 206 suites and a range of tech-focused and eco-conscious amenities, while becoming the company’s 300th property. More than 46,000 square … Continue reading

Metl-Span introduces two new backupwall panel systems

February 2020

The new BW Universal System ™ and BW Stretch System ™ are the ultimate backup wall systems providing superior air, water, thermal and vapor protection in an all-in-one barrier component. Both introduce new standards for cost savings, design integrity and … Continue reading

Metl-Span IMPs provide aesthetics, durability for Houston renovation

February 2020

Renovating and transforming a 70-year-old manufacturing facility into a contemporary office building with impressive amenities, requires some imagination, careful planning and a lot of communication. The Cannon, an entrepreneurial hub in west Houston, also called for more than 90,000 square … Continue reading

IMPs from Metl-Span provide easy convenience store maintenance

January 2020

Convenience stores often become neighborhood meeting places, so it’s important to the owner to have an attractive and low-maintenance facility. The new and busy Pik-A-Pop in Othello, Wash., was constructed with framing from Star Building Systems and insulated metal panels … Continue reading

Metl-Span's Franz achieves building enclosure certification

January 2020

Kevin Franz, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, CSI, CDT, of Metl-Span, earned certification as an accredited Building Enclosure Commissioning Process Provider and Commissioning Authority+Building Enclosure with the designation of BECxP and CxA+BE from the College of Engineering at the University of … Continue reading


Thermal bowing with insulated metal panels

December 2019

By Paul Collyer, Vice President of Business Development, Metl-Span When looking at evaluating different construction materials, particularly those that will have to withstand extreme temperature changes, it’s important to understand how they will react to the environment. An important aspect … Continue reading

Shipping containers recycled for use as self-storage units, covered by colorful insulated metal panels

November 2019

GreenSpace Holdings LLC is focused on constructing “cost-reducing self-storage solutions with an emphasis on environmental conservatism.” The company’s most recent project is a 181,000 square-foot facility in Houston and it will be a part of the CubeSmart franchise. TMS Contractors … Continue reading

Metl-Span features top projects in 2020 calendar

October 2019

Metl-Span has compiled its annual list of Projects of the Month and is featuring them in its 2020 calendar. The Project of the Year, featured on the cover, is the 54 Middlesex office building renovation in Bedford, Mass. Metl-Span provided … Continue reading

Metl-Span introduces ThermalSafe with a striated exterior profile

October 2019

Metl-Span’s proven ThermalSafe® insulated metal panel is now available with a Striated exterior profile, in addition to the already existing Ultra-Light Mesa and Santa Fe exterior options. “The demand for more fire-resistant options led us to produce ThermalSafe with a … Continue reading

Efficiency and design - the versatility of insulated metal panels in sports facility construction

August 2019

Sports facilities are unique environments that face varying environmental conditions from both within and outside the structure. In evaluating building materials, client and builder seek proven solutions for meeting environmental requirements, codes and long-term durability without forsaking the art of … Continue reading

Insulated metal panels offer desired economic aesthetics for winery, hospitality center

June 2019

Fourth-generation siblings oversaw the construction of the new Zialena Winery production facility and hospitality center in Geyersville, Calif., using insulated metal panels from Metl-Span on both buildings. “We started with a steel frame system and to reduce cost, selected insulated … Continue reading

IMPs Integral to Nation's First Greenfield Paper Plant

June 2019

The opening of Sofidel America’s new, 1.7 million square-foot manufacturing plant in Circleville, Ohio marks a major milestone for the Italian-based company’s growth in the United States. At 280 acres and nearly a mile in length, the production facility is … Continue reading

Speed of construction, value, aesthetics, all sell insulated metal panels

May 2019

Metl-Span provides cost-effective solutions for award winning Florida fireworks warehouse, retail center The owner of Superior Fireworks in Orange Park, Fla., put his trust in his design/build firm and ended up with a new facility that met all of his … Continue reading

IMPs meet performance, aesthetic needs for celebrated casino resort

April 2019

A mixed-medium masterpiece of metal panels, glass, wood, and stone building elements, the award-winning ilani Casino Resort property in Ridgefield, Wash. was designed to reflect the culture of the Northwest with unique aesthetic cues that pay tribute to the heritage … Continue reading

Metl-Span IMPs installed quickly to keep business up and running

April 2019

To keep up with the company’s growing customer base, SKS Bottle & Packaging Inc. required a new, larger facility. To keep any interruption of service as brief as possible, the 140,000 square foot office and warehouse was constructed with insulated … Continue reading

Speed of construction, durability, aesthetics required for new office, warehouse

March 2019

Metl-Span’s insulated metal panels check all boxes The owners of Electronics for Imaging (EFI) had high expectations moving into a new east coast headquarters in Londonderry, N.H. Versatility, durability, ease and speed of construction as well as aesthetics all played … Continue reading

Quick, clean construction of vineyard villas provided by Metl-Span

February 2019

Overmountain Vineyards, a family-operated vineyard in Polk County, N.C., wanted to offer its visitors comfortable overnight accommodations. Working with some talented designers, the plan was to construct two 1,300 square foot guest houses, using insulated metal panels (IMPs) from Metl-Span … Continue reading

Insulated metal panels deliver energetic aesthetics for Finley Center

February 2019

The Finley Center sports complex and event venue provides a unique blend of multi-functional space for community sports and fitness, as well as convention and entertainment facilities to boost the local economy in Hoover, Ala. The project’s modern design called … Continue reading

Profile depth of Metl-Span's Insul-Rib panels provides 'shape and shadow'

January 2019

The best designs have a specific direction right from the start. The Pablo Center at the Confluence in Eau Claire, Wis., was constructed to fit into its site where the Eau Claire and Chippewa rivers meet, using traditional and practical … Continue reading

Insulated metal panels offer quicker, easier construction of ice arena

January 2019

Metl-Span provides color-matched panels for Clearwater, Fla., addition When the owner of the Clearwater Ice Arena wanted to expand the current building, hoping to lure the local National Hockey League team into a state-of-the-art practice facility, constructing an energy-efficient building … Continue reading


Metl-Span IMPs a big part of office building renovation

December 2018

Insulated metal panels were specified to provide a more modern look to the two-story Middlesex Turnpike office building in Bedford, Mass. The owner wanted to escort the facility, erected in the 1970s, into the 21st century. Metl-Span provided approximately 16,000 … Continue reading

Metl-Span creates video library for installation assistance, testimonials

December 2018

Metl-Span, a manufacturer of durable and energy-efficient insulated metal panels, has developed an online video library that includes several installation instructional videos as well as videos featuring specifiers discussing their success stories with Metl-Span products. “We’ve put together three installation … Continue reading

Insulated metal panels meet the call for cold storage performance, aesthetics

November 2018

The latest addition to the Blount Fine Foods manufacturing and processing chain employs an insulated metal panel building envelope by Metl-Span with a unique, textured aesthetic that simulates the look and feel of precast concrete without sacrificing performance. Blount Fine … Continue reading

Metl-Span IMPs serve as roofing and siding for commercial project

October 2018

Insulated metal panels as roofing and siding proved to be the most effective choice for the architectural team and installation crew at the General RV Center store in Orange Park, Fla. Metl-Span provided approximately 4,500 square feet of insulated metal … Continue reading

Redefining Calgary's Newest Social Destination

October 2018

Metl-Span® Insulated Metal Panels Help Bring Deerfoot City to Life Reinventing an 80-acre open-air mall in a Calgary winter is no small undertaking. But that’s exactly what Thermo Design Insulation was tasked with when transforming Deerfoot City Mall into a … Continue reading

Metl-Span insulated metal panels provide cost-effective solution for church renovation, expansion

September 2018

The leaders of the Soul City Church on Chicago’s west side sought help with plans for expansion to meet the needs of a growing congregation. The project evolved into a 29,000 square foot addition and 20,000 square foot renovation of … Continue reading

Church expansion project combines unconventional aesthetic design with high-performance building envelope components

August 2018

A longtime staple of the Bloomington, Ill., community, Vale Church has seen its congregation increase by more than a third in recent years. Their response, in addition to boosting staff, was to purchase 37 acres of land for a brand-new … Continue reading

Brewery combines cold storage, restaurant and production facilities

August 2018

Alpha Brewing Company recently took its business to the next level with a new, expanded headquarters in St. Louis that features a high-performance insulated metal panel façade by Metl-Span. At more than 13,000 square feet, the all-inclusive facility combines a … Continue reading

Metl-Span IMPs offer energy efficiency, splash of color to aquatics center

July 2018

Finding a single product that provides solutions for both aesthetics and design, as well as energy efficiency can be challenging. Insulated metal panels from Metl-Span made a splash for the construction of the Huntsville Aquatics Center in Huntsville, Ala. The … Continue reading

Online Grocery Moves Away from Brick and Mortar with Metl-Span

July 2018

A leading online grocer, Fresh Direct delivers fresh-from-the-farm foods and brand name groceries right to its customers’ doorsteps. When the New York city-based company started construction on a new warehouse facility to store its perishable food items, it required building … Continue reading

Insulated metal panels lend recreation center weather and fire performance

July 2018

The new Lander County Recreation Center, also known as “BM Rec” to area residents, provides a daily splash of energy and enthusiasm to the quiet mining community of Battle Mountain, Nev. Featuring bold, ribbed insulated metal panels, single-skin rainscreen panels … Continue reading

Robotics headquarters features all-metal aesthetic, building envelope

June 2018

Whether they’re developing highly advanced data server racks for military use or educational toys to inspire the next generation of engineers, robotics developer Innovation First International is at the forefront of technological advancement. The company behind the popular HEX BUG … Continue reading

Insulated metal panel addition delivers seamless installation for Lisega Inc.

June 2018

Metal industrial aesthetic represents manufacturer’s heritage As the worldwide leader in industrial pipe support systems, Lisega Inc. knows the importance of turnkey service and support. The German-based company specializes in high-performance modular systems with more than 12,000 standardized components to … Continue reading

Metl-Span provides single-source solution for Metrohm USA

May 2018

The plans for Metrohm USA’s new, 90,000-square-foot headquarters called for an all-inclusive layout with space for offices, training facilities, engineering and machining workshops, a distribution warehouse and laboratories designed for collaboration. To meet the project’s unique design and performance parameters, … Continue reading

Metl-Span announces personnel changes in engineering department

May 2018

Rahim Hakimi has retired from the position of Vice President of Engineering after 35 years at Metl-Span. He served the company and industry well, having worked for Metl-Span from inception. Hakimi spearheaded the development of almost all proprietary products at … Continue reading

Metl-Span panels offer inspiration in design of wall climbing facility

May 2018

Approaching the new Cliff Hangers facility in Mooresville, N.C., visitors are greeted by climbers scaling an outdoor climbing wall directly above the front doors. Kevin Kennedy, AIA, Principal at Cluck Design Collaborative of Charlotte, N.C., headed up the design of … Continue reading

MLB youth baseball academy in Kansas City in seventh in U.S.

March 2018

Insulated metal panels from Metl-Span specified for indoor training facility The Kansas City MLB Urban Youth Academy is expected to serve the community for generations. The City of Kansas City, Major League Baseball and the Kansas City Royals partnered to … Continue reading

Metl-Span provides single-source solution for unique construction needs

February 2018

Real estate developer relies on ThermalSafe fire-resistant composite metal panels to meet client’s needs  As one of the largest real estate developers in the Midwest, LandMark Group offers a fully integrated approach to design-build for its clients: commercial/industrial building owners … Continue reading

Metl-Span IMPs complement glass for industrial warehouse aesthetic

February 2018

High-end stroller retailer UPPAbaby, based in Rockland, Mass., turned to a modern glass and Metl-Span insulated metal panel façade for its new 45,000-square-foot headquarters. The mixed-use project accommodates a 15,000-square-foot warehouse and maintenance workshop, as well as a retail front … Continue reading

Metl-Span's palette of IMPs produces unique YMCA facility

February 2018

Each new YMCA facility is constructed focusing on the needs of the community it’s serving and the Exeter, N.H., YMCA is no different. The 33,000 square foot facility features fitness studios, weight and cardio rooms, a gymnasium, indoor track and … Continue reading

Metl-Span IMPs provide best in aesthetics, performance, value

January 2018

Automotive headquarters showcases collaborative design, exceptional wall and roof performance. When premier automotive parts and accessories provider JB Autosports Inc. needed a new headquarters, the company turned to NCI Building Systems Inc. for a comprehensive metal enclosure system that offers … Continue reading

Metl-Span insulated metal panels provide durable, practical aesthetic for construction company

January 2018

Land Remediation Inc. of Waterford, N.Y., is a full-service environmental remediation company, offering a wide range of environmental construction services to industrial, commercial and residential clients. Like the work it performs, Land Remediation wanted its new office facility to be … Continue reading

Suivez plus facilement le code du bâtiment

January 2018

Afin de se conformer au règlement plus strict concernant l’isolation sans sacrifier l’esthétique, une nouvelle structure a été construite avec des panneaux métalliques isolants de Metl-Span pour des salles de classe du Mohawk College en Ontario. Le bâtiment Centrum au … Continue reading

Des condos luxueux à Montréal disposent de panneaux métalliques isolants de Metl-Span

January 2018

Les nouveaux condominiums Le Peterson à Montréal présentent une conception architecturale unique aux balcons en verre bombé dans l’un des quartiers les plus animés de la ville. Selon leur site Web officiel, Le Peterson « allie architecture audacieuse et design recherché ». … Continue reading


Metl-Span 2018 calendar showcases top IMP projects

December 2017

Metl-Span is releasing a 2018 calendar to highlight the company’s top 12 insulated metal panel projects of the last year. The Cliff Hangers project in Mooresville, N.C., was voted by Metl-Span employees as the top overall project and was awarded … Continue reading

TCAT Nissan Training Center showcases superior technology inside and out

November 2017

Insulated metal panels from Metl-Span provide sleek envelope The newly opened Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) Smyrna Campus and Nissan Training Center was built on the fundamentals of both higher education and business, with the goal of closing the … Continue reading

Food storage facility survives Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

November 2017

Metl-Span wall and roof panels withstand winds up to 180 mph “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. … Continue reading

Animal airport and handling center facility constructed with IMPs

November 2017

  Metl-Span provides three profiles for unique project at JFK International. The world’s first privately owned animal airport and handling center showcases a high-performance, energy-efficient insulated metal panel (IMP) building envelope. The Ark at New York City’s John F. Kennedy … Continue reading

Standing Up To Hurricane Irma

November 2017

Following the devastating impact of Hurricane Irma in the Caribbean and in Florida, we at Star Buildings were concerned about the welfare of our builders and our customers.  We reached out through our network, and fortunately, the reports we’ve gotten … Continue reading

Luxury Montreal condos feature insulated metal panels from Metl-Span

October 2017

The new Le Peterson condominiums in Montreal offer a unique architectural design, featuring curved glass balconies in one of the city’s most vibrant neighborhoods. According to the condo website, Le Peterson “combines daring architecture and sophisticated design.” The Green Globes … Continue reading

Dual-Purpose Paneling Redefines the Building Envelope for Transportation Solutions Leader

October 2017

Metl-Span® Insulated Metal Panels Provide Insulation and Aesthetic Advantages Innovations in Transportation Inc. (INIT) was faced with a pair of challenges when constructing its Chesapeake, Va., headquarters. The world leader in developing and supplying integrated ITS (intelligent transportation systems) and … Continue reading

Practice Makes Perfect

October 2017

An insulated metal panel building envelope facilitates football practice in all weather conditions. The Liberty University athletic staff and student-athletes had a great deal to celebrate at the ribbon-cutting ceremony of their spacious new Indoor Football Practice Facility in August. … Continue reading

Make it easier to meet code regulations

October 2017

In an effort to meet stricter codes regarding insulation, without sacrificing aesthetics, a new classroom structure at Mohawk College in Ontario was constructed using insulated metal panels (IMPs) from Metl-Span. Centrum at Mohawk College’s Stoney Creek Campus is a two-story, … Continue reading

Innovative metal building envelope by Metl-Span complements high-tech LED industry

August 2017

Soraa, a leading developer of solid-state lighting products, was established on the principles of revolutionary product research and development. In fact, their first product offering broke new ground in the light-emitting diode, or LED, market with a light source that … Continue reading

Aesthetics, technology lead architect to specify IMPs

August 2017

Metl-Span IMPs combine state-of-the-art aesthetics with advanced building envelope science for new film studio LEWISVILLE, Texas, August 15, 2017 – Designers behind the sleek, $15 million Central New York (CNY) Film Hub specified a high-performance, modern insulated metal panel façade … Continue reading

Holding Temperature and Lower Utility Bills

August 2017

50-foot tall Rocksport Indoor Climbing Facility passes mandatory blower door test with flying colors. Metl-Span’s CF42 Mesa panel offers maintenance-free durability LEWISVILLE, Texas, August 9, 2017 – Rocksport Indoor Climbing Facility and Outdoor Guiding Service (www.rocksportny.com) is a family-owned and … Continue reading

Wholesale food facility blends modern and industrial aesthetic

July 2017

Metl-Span insulated metal panels deliver installation advantages Wholesale foods distributor Sirna & Sons Produce provides fresh fruits and vegetables direct from growers to restaurants, healthcare facilities, hotels, country clubs and institutions across five states. Placing a high priority on quality, … Continue reading

Unique aesthetics and energy efficiency

June 2017

Metl-Span IMPs offer unique aesthetics and energy efficiency Streetscape Developments Inc. of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, chose insulated metal panels from Metl-Span to achieve its goal of constructing a unique, new office building that would appropriately reflect the company’s building philosophy. The … Continue reading

Flame Retardants

June 2017

Metl-Span’s chemical engineer presenting webinar for ACC Powell to discuss Flame Retardants in Rigid Foam Applications  LEWISVILLE, Texas, June 1, 2017 – Carl Powell, Senior Chemical Engineer for CENTRIA and Metl-Span, will be presenting a webinar: Flame Retardants in Rigid … Continue reading

Inexpensive and better than code compliant

May 2017

Metl-Span, A&S, MBCI team up on successful church project The growing Blount Community Church of Maryville, Tenn., was in need of a new facility, including areas for worship, daycare and classrooms. The affordable solution was to erect metal building framing … Continue reading

Metl-Span keeps things cool in the Tropics

April 2017

Storing ice cream requires a reliable cold storage structure, especially when you are storing that ice cream in Puerto Rico for transport throughout the entire territory. Sterling Merchandising of Dorado, Puerto Rico, keeps its stock at a suitable temperature with … Continue reading

Georgia cold storage facility maximizes energy efficiency, thermal performance

March 2017

State-of-the-art building employs Metl-Span insulated metal wall panels The new, state-of-the-art Atlantic Healthy Foods refrigerated produce processing and distribution facility will serve as the southeastern operations hub for wholesale foods provider Castellini Group, one of the nation’s largest distributors of … Continue reading

IMPs have desired R-value, aesthetics

February 2017

Metl-Span’s CF42 Mesa panel offers maintenance-free durability Greenfield Manufacturing, a contract chemical manufacturing company in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., needed a new facility, having outgrown the building it was leasing. With the goal of constructing a maintenance-free and energy-efficient facility, while … Continue reading

State-Of-The-Art Chemical Manufacturing Facility

February 2017

  Insulated metal panels provide energy efficiency, ease of installation AgroChem, an innovative manufacturer of products to alleviate hygiene and sanitation challenges facing dairy producers around the globe, was planning to build a new 35,000 square foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility … Continue reading

Metl-Span's Mesa roof panel helps Myrtle Beach natatorium re-open

January 2017

The City of Myrtle Beach was looking for an efficient method of dealing with some moisture and insulation issues at the indoor pool of the Pepper Geddings Recreation Center. Metl-Span’s Mesa insulated metal panel was chosen to solve the problems … Continue reading


Metl-Span panels help Ohio career center become eligible for LEED status

December 2016

The renovation and expansion of the Apollo Career Center in Lima, Ohio, was necessary because of steady student body growth since the facility opened in the 1970s. Metl-Span insulated metal panels were an important component in updating the look of … Continue reading

Metl-Span selected for New Orleans recreation center after hurricane

November 2016

Construction of the new Rosenwald Recreation Center was a key component in the rebuilding of Council District B in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Insulated metal panels from Metl-Span provide a durable and attractive aesthetic for the neighborhood. … Continue reading

Tuff Wall panels from Metl-Span allow for flexible design, durable and attractive construction

October 2016

The growing congregation at the Church of the Harvest in Olathe, Kan., needed to greatly increase its worship capacity, and it was searching for a durable and attractive building. The combination of an engineered metal building from Butler Manufacturing with … Continue reading

Historic LondonHouse remains an architectural pillar of the “Big Four”

September 2016

Historic LondonHouse in downtown Chicago underwent an extensive renovation, starting in 2013. The transformation of this luxury hotel, completed for a grand reopening in May 2016, included insulated metal panels from Metl-Span. “The renovation consisted of adaptive reuse of the … Continue reading

IMP's help with efficiency and look for Sharp Trucking

August 2016

A building owner, hoping to construct a new office with a particular look and energy efficiency in mind, ended up pleased with insulated metal panels from Metl-Span. Sharp Trucking of Wellsville, Utah, had employees in two separate buildings, buildings the … Continue reading

Metl-Span Insulated Metal Panels and Pingree School

June 2016

The integration of products from Metl-Span and Metallic Building Company became a successful project on all fronts: The Pingree School Athletics Facility in South Hamilton, Mass., is an energy-efficient and aesthetically pleasing building, constructed with time and labor savings in … Continue reading

Metl-Span IMPs help winery achieve LEED certification

June 2016

Metl-Span and Metallic Building Company, divisions of NCI Building Systems, collaborated on an award-winning, LEED-certified building in the Sonoma wine country region. The Balletto Vineyards and Winery’s barrel storage facility in Sebastopol, Calif., was a combination of a custom-engineered metal … Continue reading

Metl-Span Hosts Grand Opening Ceremony for Hamilton Plant

June 2016

Metl-Span, the industry leading manufacturer of insulated metal panels, hosted a Grand Opening Ceremony for its new production facility in Hamilton, Ontario, on May 5. More than 150 guests came to celebrate the opening with Metl-Span. Guests came from across … Continue reading

Metl-Span begins production at recently acquired Canadian plant

April 2016

Metl-Span, the industry leading manufacturer of insulated panels, has started production at the recently acquired plant in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. To better serve customers in the Canadian and Northeastern U.S. markets, Metl-Span is producing Mesa, Light Mesa, Striated and Flute … Continue reading

Metl-Span panels provide 'excellent' aesthetic for Brooklyn's Poly Prep

February 2016

Poly Prep Country Day School in Brooklyn, N.Y., is a historic co-ed college preparatory school, educating students from Nursery through 12th grade. Products from Metl-Span were specified for the Novogratz Center for Athletics, the school’s fieldhouse/gymnasium. “We went with Metl-Span’s … Continue reading


Metl-Span releases white paper on benefits, advantages of IMPs

December 2015

Metl-Span has posted a white paper on its website detailing the many benefits and advantages of Insulated Metal Panel (IMP) Systems as building components, specifically walls and roofing. The white paper cites IMPs as a pre-manufactured version of a “universal … Continue reading

Metl-Span employees generously support local families in need

December 2015

Annual holiday tradition yields more than 80 gifts for Lewisville cause The employees at Metl-Span’s corporate headquarters and Lewisville manufacturing plant have again stepped up to generously support a program organized to provide Christmas gifts for underprivileged children in the … Continue reading

Metl-Span wall panels installed on new Wrigley Field video boards

October 2015

Renovation at historic Chicago baseball park continues through 2015 season Durability, speed of installation and color-matching ability led to the specification of wall panel products from Metl-Span as part of  2015’s most visible sports venue restoration in  the United States. Wrigley … Continue reading

Metl-Span brings on Steven R Zirkel as president

October 2015

Metl-Span announced that Steven R Zirkel has joined the company as the new president. Metl-Span, an industry leader in providing insulated metal panel products for increasing usage in institutional, commercial, industrial and cold storage markets. “Metl-Span is the recognized industry … Continue reading

Metl-Span announces expansion in Hamilton

October 2015

New plant allows Metl-Span to serve Canadian customers more competitively. LEWISVILLE, Texas – Metl-Span, the industry leading manufacturer of insulated metal panels, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Vicwest manufacturing plant in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The new plant … Continue reading


Renovation with Metl-Span® panels gives school more modern look

August 2014

Profile variety helps achieve consistent appearance, under budget LEWISVILLE, Texas (August 12, 2014) – Insulated metal panels, in a variety of Metl-Span® profiles, were able to satisfy the architectural desires for aesthetics, while meeting the budgetary constraints of the Danvers … Continue reading

Metl-Span® Systems Meet Design Needs In Cost Effective Manner

May 2014

Western Nassau Water Authority features unique wall, window integration LEWISVILLE, Texas (May 20, 2014) – The combination of Metl-Span engineering and products met the challenging design demands of the new Western Nassau Water Authority administrative office building in North New … Continue reading

Metl-Span Architectural Panels are Aesthetic Choice for Luxury Hotel

April 2014

LEWISVILLE, Texas (April 1, 2014) – Chicago is famous for its skyline, innovative architecture and many prominent buildings. Some believe Chicago is the first truly American city because cities along the east coast were strongly influenced by the original European … Continue reading

Metl-Span® Publishes New Fire Resistant Construction Technical Digest

March 2014

LEWISVILLE, Texas (March 10, 2014) – Metl-Span has released a comprehensive technical digest titled Fire Resistant Wall and Ceiling Construction to help builders understand the use of its ThermalSafe panels in fire resistant wall and ceiling applications. It offers considerations … Continue reading

Metl-Span® Commits to the Architectural Market with the Grand Opening of a Seventh Manufacturing Facility

February 2014

LEWISVILLE, Texas (February 21, 2014) – Metl-Span, a division of NCI Group, Inc. has opened its seventh manufacturing facility devoted to the production of the company’s Envolution™ line of architectural insulated metal panels and custom fabrication. The new 109,000 sq. … Continue reading


Metl-Span Panels Used in Unconventional, but Efficient Manner

December 2013

LEWISVILLE, Texas (November 26, 2013) – Insulated metal panels from Metl-Span proved to be a perfect component for the renovation and conversion of a 1940s masonry warehouse to an energy-efficient office facility. BuildSense, a provider of architectural and construction services … Continue reading

Metl-Span® Announces Green Booth for Greenbuild

October 2013

Metl-Span® will be bringing a green booth to Greenbuild to introduce its Envolution™ Architectural Products, the company’s branded line of architectural panels, trim items and accessories. All carpet, signage and graphics in the eco-friendly booth are made from material containing … Continue reading

Metl-Span® Introduces Non-Combustible Panel

September 2013

Metl-Span® has announced the introduction of ThermalSafe® NC insulated metal panels. Designed for non-combustible wall construction, ThermalSafe NC insulated metal panels consist of a 3″ structural mineral wool core with an R-11 thermal resistance bonded to steel facings. ThermalSafe NC … Continue reading

Metl-Span® Launches Envolution Website

July 2013

Metl-Span® has launched a new website for its recently-announced Envolution™ Architectural Products, the company’s branded line of architectural panels, trim items and accessories.  The site, www.envolution.com, provides comprehensive information on Envolution, envelope solutions defined by Metl-Span. The product line includes insulated metal … Continue reading

Metl-Span® Insulated Panels Are Key Component on Major New Health Center Project

June 2013

Although the Owensboro, KY metropolitan area includes only 110,000 people, the population is now served with a modern new 780,000 sq. ft. replacement hospital. Located on a 145 acre site, the Owensboro Medical Health Center transforms healthcare delivery through a … Continue reading

Metl-Span® Launches New Architectural Division; Announces Envolution Architectural Products

June 2013

Metl-Span has expanded its products and services into the architectural insulated metal panel market with the formation of its Architectural Panel Division and the introduction of Envolution™ Architectural Products, the company’s branded line of architectural panels, trim items and accessories. … Continue reading

Metl-Span® Adds New Education Portal to Website

April 2013

Metl-Span® continuing education courses are now available through a new education portal on the company’s website. Metl-Span is a Registered Provider with The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System and is a Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) Education Provider. … Continue reading

Metl-Span® Offers Design Guide For HPCI Barrier Insulated Metal Panel

February 2013

Metl-Span® has made available a comprehensive design guide for its recently-introduced HPCI Barrier™ insulated metal panel.  The HPCI (High Performance Continuous Insulation) Barrier offers all of the functions of air, water, thermal and vapor barriers plus thermal insulation and rigid … Continue reading

Metl-Span® Offers Environmental Product Declaration

February 2013

Metl-Span® has made available an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) detailing the company’s environmental footprint based on an ISO-compliant Life Cycle Assessment.  The comprehensive declaration provides descriptions of Metl-Span products according to ISO 14025 standards and discloses all relevant environmental information. … Continue reading

Metl-Span Panels Selected For New Dallas High School

February 2013

The new Adamson High School in the north Oak Cliff area of Dallas sets alongside the original, nearly century-old school building that is now an historic landmark.  Following a preservation dispute between the Dallas school district and Adamson High School … Continue reading


Metl-Span Tuff Wall Panels Provide Key Design Benefits For Corporate Headquarters Addition

December 2012

METL-SPAN TUFF WALL® PANELS PROVIDE KEY DESIGN BENEFITS FOR CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS ADDITION Approximately 8,600 sq. ft. of Metl-Span’s Tuff Wall® panels provided the stucco-like appearance that was a key design component for the corporate headquarters addition to the Hitchiner Manufacturing … Continue reading

Metl-Span Introduces Versatile LS-36 Panel

December 2012

METL-SPAN INTRODUCES VERSATILE LS-36 PANEL   Metl-Span has introduced its versatile new LS-36 insulated metal panel for both roof and wall applications.  The LS-36 panel utilizes a through fastened joint for quick installation and offers a multitude of design options. … Continue reading

Hamburg Casino

October 2012

METL-SPAN ROOF AND WALL PANELS PROVIDE DESIGN CONTINUITY FOR CASINO AND EXPOSITION CENTER Hamburg Casino in Hamburg, NY is one of the highlights of the enormous Erie County Fairgrounds.  In addition to the casino, the 275,000 acre complex includes the … Continue reading

Jeff Irwin Heads Up Architectural Panel Division

September 2012

METL-SPAN NAMES JEFF IRWIN TO HEAD NEW DIVISION Metl-Span LLC welcomes Jeff Irwin to be Executive Vice President and General Manager of its newly formed Architectural Panel Division.   He will be responsible for expanding and improving Metl-Span’s capabilities to competitively … Continue reading

Shelburne Green

September 2012

MULTIPLE METL-SPAN PROFILES SELECTED FOR OFFICE PARK RENOVATION With completion of a major renovation, Shelburne Green office park in Shelburne, VT takes on a dramatic new appearance.  The previous structure was a “smorgasbord of attached buildings” according to general contractor … Continue reading

Metl-Span Expands Production Of Tuff-Cast™

September 2012

METL-SPAN EXPANDS PRODUCTION OF TUFF-CAST™ Metl-Span has expanded production of its Tuff-Cast™ insulated metal wall panel.  Tuff-Cast, which combines the masonry look of finished precast concrete with the thermal efficiency of an insulated wall panel, is now produced at Metl-Span’s … Continue reading

Clarian Saxony Medical Center

August 2012

TWO PROFILES OF METL-SPAN PANELS SELECTED FOR NEW ACUTE CARE HOSPITAL The new Clarian Saxony Medical Center is the first and only hospital in Fishers, Indiana.  The medical center includes a 44-bed, 200,000 sq. ft. acute care hospital in addition … Continue reading

Sheet Metal Workers Local 36

June 2012

SHEET METAL WORKERS SELECT METAL-SPAN FOR UNION HALL PROJECT The new Sheet Metal Workers Local 36 building in St. Louis was previously an abandoned boiler factory on a site choked with weeds.  Now, the 96,000 sq. ft. headquarters is a … Continue reading

Metl-Span Introduces Industry's Most Thermally Efficient Architectural Panel

June 2012

Metl-Span has introduced the INNOVA3™ Insulated Metal Wall Panel, the industry’s most thermally efficient wall panel.  This 3” insulated panel not only delivers high performance and a tighter building envelope, but also meets the most rigorous sustainability and energy requirements. … Continue reading

Plainfield Fire Station

April 2012

MULTIPLE METL-SPAN SYSTEMS USED ON NEW FIRE STATION The Plainfield Fire Territory in Hendricks County, Indiana responds to more than 4,400 calls annually.  The new Fire Station 123 was constructed to provide better response throughout the Territory’s 45 square mile … Continue reading

North Star Academy

April 2012

METL-SPAN PANELS CLAD HIGH-TECH CHARTER SCHOOL The new North Star Academy, a Duluth (MN) Edison Charter School, offers the latest construction techniques designed to create a stimulating educational environment based on friendliness, openness and comfort that will enhance learning.  The … Continue reading

Updated Website 2012

April 2012

Metl-Span, Lewisville, TX, has expanded its website. The site, www.metlspan.com, presents comprehensive information on the company’s complete line of insulated wall and roof panels and window systems for architectural, commercial/industrial and cold storage applications. The updated site includes an easy-to-use … Continue reading

Swedish Medical Center

January 2012

METL-SPAN PANELS SELECTED TO CLAD ENERGY EFFICIENT HOSPITAL Located in the foothills of the scenic Cascade Mountains, the new Swedish Medical Center in Issaquah, WA is one of the most energy efficient hospital campuses in the nation.  The 550,000 square … Continue reading



December 2011

METL-SPAN PANELS CLAD GIANT BOEING DREAMLINER PLANT Nearly 300,000 sq. ft. of Metl-Span panels clad the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner Final Assembly Plant in North Charleston, SC.  The facility includes 1.2 million sq. ft. of usable space for the manufacture … Continue reading

Edie's Crossing

November 2011

METL-SPAN PANELS CLAD INNOVATIVE OFFICE PARK CONCEPT The Edie’s Crossing office condominium development in Saratoga Springs, NY offers the small business or professional person the opportunity to buy or lease high quality, Class A space in a park-like space.  Six … Continue reading

Haughton Middle School

November 2011

METL-SPAN SELECTED FOR MASSIVE RE-ROOF PROJECT More than 130,000 sq. ft. of Metl-Span CF36R insulated panels were utilized to re-roof the 8-building Haughton Middle School complex in Haughton, LA.  The 2 ½” panels were finished in Cool Bright Red and … Continue reading

Riddle Hospital

September 2011

Metl-Span Panels Selected For Medical Office Building Riddle Hospital’s new Health Center 4 located on the hospital’s campus in Media, PA combines patient-centered design and environmentally friendly features.  The $40 million, 80,000 sq. ft. medical office building embodies today’s best … Continue reading

HPCI Barrier Panel

July 2011

METL-SPAN INTRODUCES THERMAL AND VAPOR BARRIER PANEL Metl-Span has introduced the HPCI Barrier™ insulated metal panel, a new air, water, thermal and vapor barrier panel that can be used behind virtually any type of façade.  The HPCI (High Performance Continuous … Continue reading

Oakland Community College

May 2011

METL-SPAN PANELS SELECTED TO CLAD STRIKING ADDITION AT COMMUNITY COLLEGE Oakland Community College is the largest of Michigan’s 28 community colleges.  A major addition at the Southfield Campus provided much-needed classroom and administrative space.   The 70,000 sq. ft. building … Continue reading

Plymouth State University Ice Arena

February 2011

METL-SPAN PANELS SELECTED FOR INNOVATIVE ICE ARENA PROJECT The Plymouth State University Ice Arena includes a 4,000 sq. ft. welcome center component and stands as the “front door” to the expanding campus.  The 60,000 sq. ft. facility includes an innovative … Continue reading

Updated Color Card

January 2011

NEW COLOR CHART AVAILABLE FROM METL-SPAN A new color and coating chart is now available from Metl-Span.  The updated chart illustrates 25 standard and premium colors including an expanded selection of cool colors.  Initial solar reflectivity, emissivity and solar reflective … Continue reading


Pacific Plaza

December 2010

METL-SPAN CLADS FIRST LEED PLATINUM CORE-SHELL BUILDING IN WASHINGTON The Pacific Plaza building in downtown Tacoma, WA was once a four-story, decades-old and crumbling parking garage.  Now, the striking new six-story structure is state-of-the-art and Washington’s only LEED Platinum core … Continue reading

Hope Lake Lodge

October 2010

METL-SPAN® PANELS CLAD ROOF AND WALLS OF SKI RESORT WATER PARK The addition of a modern indoor water park at Hope Lake Lodge at the Greek Peak Ski Center in central New York has transformed the existing resort into a year-round … Continue reading

Norton Brownsboro Hospital

May 2010

METL-SPAN HIGHLIGHTS PALETTE OF METALS ON HOSPITAL PROJECT Norton Brownsboro Hospital is the first new full-service hospital to open in the Louisville area in more than 20 years.  The five-story, 298,000 square foot facility features the latest in healthcare technology … Continue reading


Online Mineral Wool Panel Course

April 2010

A new CEU online course titled “Mineral Wool Core Panels: Innovative Fire Resistive Wall Construction” is now available from Metl-Span on AEC Daily’s Online Learning Center.  The comprehensive course provides an overview of mineral wool core fire resistive insulated panels … Continue reading

CFR Retro-Seam Reroofing System

April 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: METL-SPAN INTRODUCES RE-ROOFING SYSTEM FOR EXISTING ROOFS Metl-Span has introduced CFR Retro-Seam™, an insulated metal standing seam roof panel that features the innovative Roof Hugger® sub-purlin system.  The CFR Retro-Seam system eliminates the need and associated cost … Continue reading

CFR Insul-Solar

March 2010

METL-SPAN INTRODUCES INSULATED SOLAR STANDING SEAM ROOF SYSTEM Metl-Span has introduced CFR Insul-Solar™, a comprehensive insulated solar standing seam roof system.  The system utilizes a thin-film solar laminate fused to the surface of the roofing panel substrate.  The panel/laminate bond … Continue reading

Gary Jet Center

March 2010

METL-SPAN PANELS CLAD ENERGY-EFFICIENT AIRPLANE HANGAR More than 74,000 sq. ft. of Metl-Span insulated roof and wall panels were used on the new Gary Jet Center—West Hangar in Gary, IN.  Located at the Gary/Chicago International Airport, Gary Jet Center is … Continue reading

Ballard Blocks

February 2010

METL-SPAN PANELS CLAD CLEAN, GREEN URBAN RETAIL DEVELOPMENT DESIGN The new Ballard Blocks development in the Ballard area of Seattle offers 366,000 sq. ft. of commercial and retail space in two buildings connected by a pedestrian promenade and below-grade parking … Continue reading

Whole Foods

January 2010

METL-SPAN PANELS SELECTED FOR THIRD-LARGEST WHOLE FOODS STORE Approximately 8,500 sq. ft. of Metl-Span CF-36 Striated Insulated Wall Panels were selected as a key component on the third-largest Whole Foods store in the world.  The 2” panels, finished in custom Vancouver Copper … Continue reading


CSU Practice Facility

December 2009

METL-SPAN PANELS PROVIDE AESTHETICS, FUNCTIONALITY FOR PRE-ENGINEERED ATHLETIC FACILITY The new Colorado State University Indoor Practice Facility in Fort Collins, CO sports 39,000 sq. ft. of Metl-Span CF-42 Light Mesa insulated wall panels.  The 2” panels were finished in Herring Bone on … Continue reading

Hong Kong Eco Park

December 2009

METL-SPAN PANELS SELECTED FOR INNOVATIVE HONG KONG ECO PARK Approximately 10,300 sq. ft. of Metl-Span CF Striated Insulated Wall Panels were used on the administration building at an innovative Eco Park project in Hong Kong. The building is a model for green … Continue reading

7.2 Insul-Rib Panel

November 2009

METL-SPAN INTRODUCES 7.2” RIB PANEL Metl-Span, Lewisville, TX, has introduced its new 7.2 Insul-Rib™ which combines a traditional 7.2” rib panel with a urethane foam core.  For the first time, this widely-used profile is now available with excellent insulating properties. … Continue reading

New Catalog Available

October 2009

NEW CATALOG AVAILABLE FROM METL-SPAN Metl-Span’s new 2010 catalog illustrating the company’s line of insulated metal panels is now available.  The 12-page brochure provides architects and contractors with comprehensive information and specifications on Metl-Span’s roof and wall panel products plus … Continue reading

Tuff-Cast Wall Panels

October 2009

METL-SPAN INTRODUCES TUFF-CAST™ WALL PANELS Metl-Span, Lewisville, TX, has introduced its new Tuff-Cast™ insulated wall panel.  Tuff-Cast offers an attractive panel that provides the appearance of finished precast concrete.   The exterior surface is a hard aggregated fiber-reinforced polymer coating … Continue reading

Renaissance Hotel at Patriot Place

October 2009

METL-SPAN PANELS SELECTED FOR LUXURY HOTEL AT PATRIOT PLACE The luxurious new Renaissance Hotel at Patriot Place anchors 1.3 million sq. ft. of shopping, entertainment and commercial space located adjacent to Gillette Stadium, home of the New England Patriots, in … Continue reading


Online Learning Course Available

September 2009

METL-SPAN ANNOUNCES NEW ONLINE LEARNING COURSE A new online course titled Insulated Metal Wall & Roof Panels is now available from Metl-Span on AEC Daily’s Online Learning Center.  The comprehensive CEU course addresses all aspects of the use of insulated … Continue reading

Paul L. David Athletic Training Center

August 2009

METL-SPAN PANELS USED ON PRO-QUALITY HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC TRAINING CENTER The football-crazy town of Massillon, Ohio, where NFL Hall of Fame coach Paul Brown once taught and coached high school football, now boasts an indoor athletic training facility that is … Continue reading

Centegra Fitness

July 2009

METL-SPAN “RUNNING BOND” PANEL PATTERN HIGHLIGHTS NEW HEALTH CAMPUS FITNESS CENTER The new Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center is located on the 40-acre Centegra Health Campus in Huntley, IL.  The 120,000 sq. ft. facility presents a high-tech exterior look that … Continue reading

Goodwin College

June 2009

METL-SPAN PANELS CLAD CORNERSTONE BUILDING OF COLLEGE CAMPUS EXPANSION A dramatic growth in the student population at Goodwin College, East Hartford, CT, necessitated expansion of the campus.  Without the benefit of a large endowment or alumni base, this young college … Continue reading

New Color Chart

April 2009

NEW COLOR CHART NOW AVAILABLE FROM METL-SPAN A new color and coating chart is now available from Metl-Span.  The chart illustrates 25 colors for Metl-Span’s line of insulated metal panels for architectural applications. Fifteen of the colors are designated “Cool” due to their … Continue reading

News & Advance

March 2009

Metl-Span Panels Selected To Clad Addition To House Newspaper’s New High-Tech Printing Press The News & Advance, Lynchburg, VA has recently concluded a two-year, $26 million expansion project based around the installation of a state-of-the-art, German-made color printing press.  The … Continue reading


Website Redesign

March 2009

METL-SPAN LAUNCHES UPDATED WEBSITE Metl-Span, Lewisville, TX, has updated and expanded its website. The site, www.metlspan.com, presents comprehensive information on the company’s insulated wall and roof panels and window systems. The user-friendly site features frequently-updated Green News & Information and easy … Continue reading


Aerzen USA Plant

November 2008

Metl-Span Panels Play Key Role On Leed Gold Manufacturing Facility The new Aerzen USA plant in Coatesville, PA is one of the most environmentally-friendly industrial buildings in the state and believed to be Pennsylvania’s first manufacturing facility to achieve LEED … Continue reading

Utah State University

October 2008

Metl-Span Panels Highlight Striking New Agricultural Teaching And Research Facility Situated in a truly majestic setting, the new Animal Teaching and Research Center at Utah State University’s College of Agriculture is unprecedented in terms of its design as well as … Continue reading

Lapel High School

September 2008

Custom Metl-Span Panels Highlight High School Project More than 30,000 sq. ft. of Metl-Span insulated panels featuring a custom reveal system and several custom module widths highlight the new Lapel High School in Lapel, IN. The 3″ CF Architectural panels were finished … Continue reading

Bay Area Fellowship Church

July 2008

Metl-Span Wall Panels Selected For Progressive Church Project Bay Area Fellowship Church, Corpus Christi, is considered one of the fastest growing churches in the United States. To continue its growth, the progressive, media-driven church undertook a two-phased construction project on … Continue reading

Labatt Food Service

June 2008

Three Types Of Metl-Span Panels Utilized On Large Distribution Center Project The giant new Labatt Food Service distribution center in Houston, TX utilizes approximately 140,000 sq. ft. of Metl-Span insulated panels in three different panel types. The $14 million project … Continue reading

Metl-Span Introduces Stucco Texture Wall Panels

May 2008

Metl-Span Introduces Stucco Texture Wall Panels Metl-Span, Lewisville, TX, has introduced Santa Fe™ insulated metal wall panels that feature a heavy embossed metal, stucco texture that mimics the look of masonry stucco finish. The Santa Fe panel has a flat … Continue reading

Davidson Center for Space Exploration

April 2008

Metl-Span Wall Panels Provide Background For Dramatic Display Of Saturn V Rocket Approximately 85,000 sq. ft. of Metl-Span CF42 Light Mesa wall panels play a key role in the design of the Davidson Center for Space Exploration at the U.S. Space & … Continue reading

Centerville High School Auditorium

March 2008

Metl-Span Wall Panels In Starring Role On High School Auditorium Project Metl-Span wall panels provided “the basis of design” for a major auditorium addition to Centerville High School, Centerville, OH, according to the project architect. The new 1,200 seat auditorium … Continue reading



Fire Resistant Door And Window Design

December 2007

Metl-Span Introduces UL-Rated Fire Resistant Door and Window Design Metl-Span, Lewisville, TX, has received UL certifications for the application of hollow metal doors and windows within 1 hour and 2 hour fire resistant rated walls constructed with Metl-Span’s ThermalSafe insulated panels. … Continue reading

Takao America

November 2007

Metl-Span Panels Provide Modern Look For High-Tech Manufacturing Facility More than 36,000 sq. ft. of Metl-Span CF Architectural wall panels were installed in a horizontal configuration to provide a modern look for Takao America Corporation’s new manufacturing facility in Canton, MI. Takao … Continue reading

Air Force C-5 Galaxy Hangar

September 2007

Metl-Span Wall Panels Selected for Hangar for Air Force’s Massive C-5 Galaxy A huge project at the Air National Guard Base in Martinsburg, West Virginia, is underway to prepare the 167th Airlift Wing for the arrival of 11 C-5 Galaxy aircraft … Continue reading

MEEMIC Insurance Headquarters

July 2007

Metl-Span Panels Provide Contemporary Look for Mixed-Material Application Approximately 7,600 sq. ft. of Metl-Span CF-30 and CF-36 Architectural Flat wall panels were used to highlight the new MEEMIC Insurance Company headquarters in Auburn Hills, MI. The 3” insulated panels were finished in … Continue reading

Travis AFB

June 2007

Metl-Span Panels Selected To Clad New Air Force C-17 Facility The new C-17 Globemaster Aircraft Parts Store and Engine Storage Facility at Travis Air Force Base in California utilized 34,000 sq. ft. of Metl-Span CF36 Architectural wall panels installed in a horizontal … Continue reading

Aurora Fire Station

May 2007

Metl-Span Wall Panels Selected For New Fire Station Approximately 4,700 sq. ft. of Metl-Span CF Architectural insulated wall panels were utilized on the new City of Aurora, IL Fire Station 8. The 2” thick, 24” wide Metl-Span panels were finished in Sandstone. … Continue reading


April 2007

ProCLAD Selects Metl-Span Wall Panel System For New Headquarters Building ProCLAD, Inc. utilized approximately 11,000 sq. ft. of Metl-Span’s CF30 Architectural Flat Wall Panels on its new corporate headquarters in Indianapolis, IN. ProCLAD specializes in metal exteriors for commercial and industrial facilities … Continue reading

Northern Guilford Middle School

February 2007

Metl-Span Roof Panels Selected For North Carolina’s Most Sustainable School More than 45,000 sq. ft. of Metl-Span CFR-42 insulated foam panels were utilized on the new Northern Guilford Middle School in Greensboro, NC, the most environmentally sustainable school in the state. The … Continue reading


Atlantic Dodge Dealership

December 2006

Metl-Span Panels Provide Solution For EIFS Insurability Problem The new Atlantic Dodge dealership in St. Augustine, FL was already under construction when an insurability issue surfaced. The project was originally designed to utilize EIFS, but the insurer balked at the … Continue reading

Fallsview Indoor Waterpark

November 2006

New Metl-Span ThermalSafe® Panels Selected For Indoor Waterpark Project A four-story parking structure at the new Fallsview Indoor Waterpark in Niagara Falls, Ontario utilized approximately 72,000 sq. ft. of Metl-Span’s new 6” ThermalSafe® fire resistive insulated panels. ThermalSafe’s structural mineral wool … Continue reading

SkyVenture New Hampshire

October 2006

Metl-Span Panels Soar On Skydiving Simulator The owners of SkyVenture New Hampshire, a vertical wind tunnel skydiving simulator, wanted their new building “to scream excitement.” The design of the 8-story, 160 mph re-circulating wind tunnel facility located in Nashua, NH … Continue reading

Nanaimo Ice Centre

September 2006

Metl-Span insulated roof and wall panels achieved all three design objectives for the new Nanaimo Ice Centre project in Nanaimo, British Columbia. According to architect Mark Hentze of CEI Architecture, Vancouver, “The Metl-Span panels 1) clearly met our program goals, … Continue reading


July 2006

Metl-Span Panels Selected For Wind Turbine Blade Manufacturing Facility Fiberblade L.L.C., part of the Spanish Gamesa group, utilized more than 136,000 sq. ft. of Metl-Span insulated panels for the company’s first wind turbine blade manufacturing facility in the United States. … Continue reading

Ohio Officer Training Academy

June 2006

Metl-Span Panels Provide Modern Look For Renovation Of Police Training Academy The home of the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy was in need of renovation. The metal siding on the concrete structure was failing badly. After removing the skin of … Continue reading

Armstrong Way

April 2006

Metl-Span Panels Provide Streamlined Look For Pre-Engineered Building The 60,000 sq. ft. 100 Armstrong Way pre-engineered building project was ideally suited for subcontractor Barnes Buildings & Management Group, Inc., Weymouth, MA.  “We specialize in design/build projects that integrate insulated metal … Continue reading

Fallon Ambulance

February 2006

Metl-Span Panels Provide Striking New Look For Aging Foundry Building It’s hard to imagine the contemporary new Fallon Ambulance Service headquarters in Quincy, MA was originally an aging foundry building but that’s the case.  Constructed in the early 1900’s, the … Continue reading

Kellogg Arena And Convention Center

February 2006

Metl-Span Panels Provide Fresh New Look For Renovation Of Arena And Convention Center The exterior of the Kellogg Arena and Convention Center in Battle Creek, MI had become unsightly and didn’t offer the inviting “curb appeal” needed to attract meetings … Continue reading


Fulton Fish Market

December 2005

Metl-Span Panels Selected For Nation’s Largest Wholesale Fish Market Fulton Fish Market, the nation’s oldest and largest wholesale fish market, has relocated from its original site on Manhattan Island, New York, where it has done business since 1835, to an … Continue reading

Manistee High School

September 2005

Metl-Span Panels Are Smart Choice For New High School Project Manistee High School in Manistee, MI utilized 17,000 sq. ft. of Metl-Span’s CF-36 polyurethane foam insulated panels in canopy overhangs and soffits to create dramatic accents on its new building.  … Continue reading

Metl-Span West

July 2005

Metl-Span Opens Third Manufacturing Facility Metl-Span has opened a third manufacturing facility for the company’s line of polyurethane insulated panels for roof and wall applications.  The new plant is strategically located in North Las Vegas, NV. The 126,000 sq. ft. … Continue reading

Bayfront Arena

April 2005

Metl-Span Panels Selected For Corpus Christi Bayfront Arena The new Corpus Christi Bayfront Arena utilizes 53,000 sq. ft. of Metl-Span’s CF36A polyurethane foam insulated panels installed in both horizontal and vertical configuration.  The 2” panels are finished in Bright Silver … Continue reading

Grand Rapids Press

January 2005

Metl-Span Panels Headline New Newspaper Production Facility Advance Publications selected a greenfield site for the new home of its Grand Rapids (Michigan) Press.  Replacing an aging downtown facility, the new plant utilizes 90,000 sq. ft. of Metl-Span’s CF24A polyurethane foam … Continue reading


Terrell ISD Performing Arts

October 2004

Metl-Span Panels Are A Hit On New Performing Arts Center The new Terrell Performing Arts Center in Terrell, Texas utilizes 29,000 sq. ft. of Metl-Span’s CF Architectural Flat polyurethane foam insulated panels.  Finished with Polar White Kynar exterior and Polar … Continue reading

Pa. Dept. Environmental Protection

September 2004

Metl-Span Roof Helps Earn LEED™ Certification The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Office Building located in California, PA has obtained Gold Level Version 2.0 LEED™ Certification by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). The building’s roof utilizes 19,000 sq. … Continue reading

Essex Place

July 2004

Horizontal Metl-Span Panels Provide Distinct Visual Effect Essex Place, a $10 million office property development located in Independence, OH, sought a distinctive look that would be in harmony with the brick and glass structures in the area.  As a result, … Continue reading

Brigham Young University

June 2004

Metl-Span Walls Score For BYU Athletic Facility A massive new indoor athletic practice facility at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, utilizes more than 40,000 sq. ft. of Metl-Span’s CF36A architectural flat wall panels. The $20 million facility measures 222’ x … Continue reading

Pierre Foods

May 2004

Metl-Span Stainless Steel Panels Shine In Food Processing Expansion Pierre Frozen Foods, a high quality food processor specializing in meat products and pre-cooked sandwiches, utilized more than 25,000 sq. ft. of Metl-Span’s CF polyurethane foam insulated stainless steel panels in … Continue reading

Schott Pharmaceutical

January 2004

Metl-Span Panels Are Sure Cure For Pharmaceutical Project Schott Pharmaceutical Packaging, a division of the worldwide Schott Corporation, selected Metl-Span panels for its new 173,000 sq. ft. manufacturing and office facility located in Lebanon, PA. The exterior of the new … Continue reading


Brookshire's Grocery

October 2003

Metl-Span Panels Selected For Grocery Store Prototype  Brookshire Grocery Company, with more than 150 stores throughout Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi, utilized Metl-Span wall panels as a prototype material on a new store in Emory, Texas. The project used approximately … Continue reading


August 2003

New Building Uses All Types of Metl-Span Roof and Wall Panels Swiss-American, Inc., an importer and distributor of cheeses and specialty foods, utilized virtually all types of Metl-Span insulated roof and wall panels for its new headquarters facility, located in … Continue reading

Textile Manufacturing Plant

July 2003

Metl-Span Panels Provide Air-Tight Solution for Huge Retrofit Project Weston, Inc., one of Cleveland’s largest real estate operators, had a textile manufacturing tenant that was suffering from major climate control problems. The solution was to re-skin the entire building with … Continue reading

U of Louisiana

March 2003

Metl-Span Panels are Smart Choice For University Retrofit The University of Louisiana at Lafayette selected Metl-Span panels for a major retrofit of Madison Hall, the University’s School of Engineering building. More than 26,000 square feet of Metl-Span’s CF-42 Striated polyurethane … Continue reading

Daytona Beach Community College Pool

February 2003

Metl-Span Panels Solve Roofing Problem At Community College Pool Although the Daytona Beach Community College indoor pool facility was only five years old, the roof was deteriorating badly. Chlorine vapors were affecting the glass fiber batt insulation of the existing … Continue reading

P M Wells School

January 2003

Metl-Span Panels Make The Grade As Prototype For New School The newly constructed P.M. Wells Charter School in Kissimme, FL links three individual buildings utilizing a pre-engineered frame under 60,000 square feet of Metl-Span’s CFR-42 polyurethane foam insulated, standing seam … Continue reading


Columbus Air Center

September 2002

Metl-Span Panels Provide Major Transformation For Aging Business Park The origin of Columbus International Aircenter, a 180-acre business park at the Columbus, OH airport, dates back to 1941 when it was home to the Curtis Wright Company. More than 400,000 … Continue reading

Pickle Bill's

August 2002

Metl-Span Panels Top Rebuilt Restaurant Landmark Pickle Bill’s Restaurant, a unique lakeside landmark in Grand River, OH destroyed by fire, has been rebuilt and now sports a distinctive new Metl-Span roof.  The project utilizes 8,100 square feet of Metl-Span’s CFR-42 … Continue reading

Beauregard Electric

June 2002

Metl-Span Panels Provide Major Facelift For Electric Utility The headquarters building of Beauregard Electric Cooperative, Deridder, LA, was originally constructed in the 1950’s and had been added onto several times.  It clearly needed a facelift. A unique retrofit solution was … Continue reading

Wendy's press release #1

March 2002

Metl-Span Panels Are Key Ingredient At New Wendy’s Bakery A new 143,000 square foot Wendy’s bakery facility includes extensive use of Metl-Span insulated foam panels in both exterior and interior applications.  The New Bakery Company, Zanesville, Ohio, a wholly owned … Continue reading

Wendy's press release #2

March 2002

Metl-Span Panels Insulate Storage Freezer At New Wendy’s Bakery A new 143,000 square foot Wendy’s bakery facility includes extensive use of Metl-Span insulated foam panels in both exterior and interior applications, including a 21,000 square foot storage freezer.  The New … Continue reading