Metal Sales™ Wins 2013 Chairman's Award at METALCON

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

LOUISVILLE, KY… Metal Sales™ received the prestigious 2013 Chairman’s Award for Overall Excellence from the Metal Construction Association (MCA) at the METALCON International conference. Metal Sales was recognized for the innovative use of materials on the new Maricopa Campus of Central Arizona College.

Metal Sales provided 90,000 square feet of 18”, 22-gauge Magna-Loc standing seam roof panels and 24,000 square feet of 14-gauge Cor-Ten weathering steel sheets for the primary wall enclosure.

“We are honored that the MCA has acknowledged our work on Central Arizona College’s Maricopa Campus,” said Christian Nolte, Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Metal Sales. “The combination of aesthetics, sustainability and durability that Metal Sales offers continues to allow us to provide compelling solutions for our customers.”

The Chairman’s Awards are an annual designation given to outstanding building projects involving MCA member companies. The awards honor innovation and creativity while showcasing how metal products help achieve exceptional building designs.

Metal Sales was selected as the Overall Excellence award winner out of a field of 92 notable projects submitted for consideration. An independent panel of architects assessed and weighed the merits of each project. Chief considerations included overall appearance, significance of metal in achieving overall project objectives and innovative use of metal. The panel of judges also selected this project for its intentionally simple and natural use of metal.

The Maricopa Campus of Central Arizona College was completed in April 2013. The project also included owner Pinal County Community College District, Coolidge, AZ, architect SmithGroupJJR, Phoenix, AZ, contractor CORE Construction, Phoenix, AZ, metal installer Kovach Building Enclosures, Chandler, AZ, Precoat Metals, St. Louis, MO, Steel Dynamics, Inc., Ft. Wayne, IN, U.S. Steel, Pittsburgh, PA, and Valspar Paint, Chicago, IL.

About Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation: Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation is the premier nationwide provider of metal panels for the construction industry. Metal Sales works with architectural specifiers and commercial construction professionals to create inspirational design solutions. With the industry's largest and most knowledgeable sales and technical support team, Metal Sales has the expertise to address today's challenges in high-performance, sustainable and Net-Zero building. Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2013, Metal Sales has outreach around the world, delivering outstanding roof, wall and fascia metal panels from its 21 facilities throughout the U.S. For more information, visit

Greg Anapol, President of Metal Sales, Linda Kerechek, Director of Commercial Marketing, Christian Nolte, Vice President of Marketing and Sales, Craig Mackin