The Metal Construction Association Unveils New Website and Premiers MCA Metal University
Oct 23, 2020
CHICAGO – October 23, 2020 -- The Metal Construction Association (MCA) has launched a new website, www.metalconstruction.org, which premiers MCA Metal University, a comprehensive online resource for architects, contractors, code officials, manufacturers and building owners looking to increase their knowledge of metal building materials.
The new MCA website features advanced search tools, a contemporary design and access to more than 110 expert resources developed by a team of top manufacturers and technical minds in the industry. Resources include white papers, technical resources, guides, continuing education courses for AIA credit, environmental product declarations, videos, certifications and more. The vast majority of resources are free of charge.
“We are excited to introduce the new website and MCA Metal University,” says Jeff Henry, MCA’s executive director, “We aim to be the go-to source for all things in metal construction.”
Other features of the MCA website are enhanced search tools for finding case studies, metal building photos and a “find a supplier” tool. The case studies section features hundreds of industry articles searchable by market, product type, location, and more. The events section gives users updates and registration access for the winter and summer meetings, METALCON, and industry events. The expanded photo gallery features high-quality examples of completed metal building projects and lets users perform granular searches based on market, location, and metal type. The suppliers section allows users to quickly locate reputable member companies in their area based on project type, supplier role, and material.
“MCA has long put a premium on its market development program and focused technical agenda. With the new website and MCA Metal University, MCA is reinforcing its commitment to its members and the metal construction industry,” says Henry.
About the Metal Construction Association
The Metal Construction Association brings together a diverse industry for the purpose of expanding the use of metal in construction through marketing, research, technology and education. Companies involved in MCA gain tremendous benefit from association activities that focus on research, codes and standards, market development, and technical programs. MCA’s market development efforts increase the use of metal materials in construction through the education of the building and design communities about the benefits of metal.