OVACO Stands by Promise to Utilize Latest Technological Advances

Shelbyville KY… Ohio Valley Aluminum Company adds a newly designed custom saw to the manufacturing facility. “After months of engineering and design, we are excited to use the highly efficient machine” said Steve Richardson, General Manager. The new billet saw will produce at least two times more efficiently as the previous saw. The saw, designed by B&O Saws Incorporated, has the capability to cut double billet.  The custom saw also executes automated stacking and banding. The investment will also allow OVACO to use a poly band rather than a steel band.

‘The custom saw will allow the saw department to keep pace with the casting house and our growing customer base” commented Richardson. With the new saw, comes a lighting upgrade to the saw department. OVACO will replace all current lights with LED lighting. OVACO is committed to energy savings and implementing best practices for the facility.

  • Posted On 11 Apr 2014
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Metal Sales™ Brings New Life to Historic Building

Transit-Oriented Development Project Utilizes Metal Panels

LOUISVILLE, KY… Metal Sales™ roof and wall panels balance the old and new at the AB&W Building at 157 Washington Street in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood. The former auto showroom and candy factory site was redeveloped as a mixed-use building with retail and housing units.

The transformed AB&W Building is located one block from the new Four Corners commuter rail station. It consists of 3,300 square feet of commercial space for three retail tenants and 24 affordable rental cooperative housing units. The historic 1920s brick façade was preserved for the retail storefront while the remainder of the original building was demolished.

Metal Sales supplied more than 6,000 square feet of 2.5” Corrugated, 26 gauge metal roof and wall panels in a MS Colorfast45® finish with a vibrant Patriot Red color. The panels adorn both the front and rear façade of the building.

  • Posted On 4 Mar 2014
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Innovative Green Home Built to Last with Metal Sales™

LOUISVILLE, KY…A Metal Sales™ roof system has been chosen to top an ambitious Net-Zero building. Ronda and Nigel Farrar chose to work with Metal Sales on their new 3,000-square-foot home in Escondido, CA. The home overlooks beautiful Lake Hodges and was designed to be a model for green design by utilizing the latest commercially available green building products.

The Farrars are the owners of the new home and its surrounding sustainable farm. The home is one of San Diego County’s first LEED® Platinum homes and is ENERGY STAR® qualified. Their dream of achieving a Net-Zero energy design was realized with help from Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation.

  • Posted On 15 Jan 2014
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Metal Sales Launches New Website with Enhanced Navigation & Functionality

LOUISVILLE, KY…Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation, the nation’s leader in metal roof and wall systems, has launched a new corporate website at

The new website provides a user-friendly experience tailored to each market segment served by Metal Sales™: commercial, agricultural and residential. Architects, builders, contractors, homeowners and anyone interested in sustainable, durable and inspirational buildings can quickly identify their area of interest and access relevant content with the website’s enhanced functionality and improved navigation.

  • Posted On 11 Dec 2013
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Metal Sales™ Introduces High-Performance Insulated Metal Panel Line

IMPower Series™ Provides Superior Performance and Ease of Installation

LOUISVILLE, KY…Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation, the nation’s leading manufacturer of metal roof, wall and fascia panels, has announced the addition of insulated metal panels to its robust offering of single-skin products.

The IMPower Series™ from Metal Sales™ offers superior thermal performance, low maintenance and excellent resistance to high winds, water infiltration, fire and hail. Its compact and continuous insulation provides high R-value required by many new energy codes.

“Our IMPower Series lets building designers and owners capitalize on the energy savings and beauty of metal,” says Christian Nolte, Vice President of Marketing and Sales at Metal Sales. “It’s another example of the Metal Sales commitment to offer our customers a diverse portfolio of products that inspire them to design Net-Zero, sustainable and high-performance buildings.”

  • Posted On 9 Dec 2013
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Metal Sales Panels bring Sustainability to Waste Processing Center

Waste-Free Waste: Project Comes in 20 Percent Below Estimated Costs

LOUISVILLE, KY…One of the largest and most eco-friendly clear-span buildings in Washington state features more than 8,000 square feet of metal wall and soffit panels from Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation.

The 83,590-square-foot Tacoma Recovery and Transfer Center in Tacoma, WA receives, sorts and transfers municipal solid waste and separates recyclable materials. The facility also houses administrative offices, a maintenance shop and a suspended observation mezzanine.

The project designers aimed to meet current design standards and regulations while increasing facility capacity and providing operational flexibility. The project was completed ahead of schedule, 20 percent under budget and achieved a LEED® Gold rating by scoring high in the construction waste management, indoor air quality and recycled materials categories.

  • Posted On 31 Oct 2013
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Metal Sales Wins 2013 Chairman’s Award at METALCON

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.

  • Posted On 17 Oct 2013
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Louisville area law enforcement, business join national crackdown to reduce impaired driving fatalities

The “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” enforcement campaign runs through the Labor Day holiday weekend


LOUISVILLE, Ky. (August 13, 2013) – If you drink and drive in Jefferson County and surrounding counties beware, the Louisville Metro Police Department, Kentucky State Police and other local law enforcement agencies are joining with the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety and officers across the nation for the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign Aug. 16 to Sept. 2, 2012.  To kick-off the campaign, a press event was held today at Fourth Street Live! in downtown Louisville.

  • Posted On 13 Aug 2013
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Summerbridge Career Day Partners With Yellow Cab To Transport Students

Louisville, KY – July 11, 2013 –The primary purpose of Summerbridge Louisville is to prepare and support talented, under served middle school students for greater academic success. The ultimate goal is for these promising young students to thrive in the best academic high schools, thereby improving their college readiness and success. Summerbridge Louisville’s approach to academics emphasizes the basics: math, reading, writing and critical thinking skills. The program is housed at Sacred Heart Academy. The campus has been generous enough to donate their facility for the program.

  • Posted On 11 Jul 2013
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Brown-Forman, CityScoot and Yellow Cab are teaming up!

Brown-Forman, CityScoot and Yellow Cab are teaming up to offer more than 2,000 safe ride vouchers at select locations in the Louisville Metro area between August 16 and September 2 as part of the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign to encourage people to plan ahead and keep drunk drivers off the roads for the Labor Day weekend.

  • Posted On 19 Apr 2013
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