Monday, 30 June 2014

New CSSBI Website Launched

We have just launched our new website, go to to check it out!

Now it's even easier to learn everything you need to know about sheet steel building products. With a new Resources section that can be filtered by product and resource type, accessing our wealth of industry and product knowledge is now even easier and faster.

We have also applied the same type of filtering capabilities to our membership page. When you are ready to start designing and building with sheet steel, simply filter our list of members by the products you are looking for to access their contact information and websites.

Use on all of your devices!

Our website is also now fully responsive so whether you are at your desk at work, on the train going home or working from your deck at the cottage, you can access on your smart phone, tablet and computer.

Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Announcing the winners of our 2014 Photo Contest!

For the 2014 CSSBI Annual Photo Contest, all photos were submitted for adjudication by our panel of judges.
  • Catherine Kilcoyne, Instructor at Conestoga College in the Architectural Technology Program
  • Lindsay O’Neill, 4th-year Student Conestoga College - Architectural Technology Program
  • Wally Glass, Owner Glassroot Creative Media
The winners and runners-up fo the photo contest were announced at our Annual CSSBI Member Meeting on June 1, 2014 in Calgary, AB.

The CSSBI Photo Contest covers five sheet steel categories, including:
  • Agricultural Roofing & Cladding
  • Lightweight Steel Framing
  • Residential Steel Roofing
  • Industrial, Commercial & Institutional Roofing, Cladding & Decking
  • Steel Building Systems. 
Our panel judged the photos for each category based on the overall aesthetics of the picture, a project's use of sheet steel, the relevancy of sheet steel to the project, architectural design, as well as the presentation of any unique features.

The category winners and runners-up are listed below. First place winners each received a $200 gift certificate to The Home Depot and the second place winners received a $100 gift certificate to The Home Depot.

The CSSBI congratulates the winners and runners-up, and thanks all member participants for making this year's Photo Contest a success. Keep snapping those photos and we'll see you next year!

Agricultural Roofing & Cladding

First Place
Berney Fennema
Westform Metals Inc.

Second Place
Brian Hodgins
Agway Metals Inc.
Farm - Cobham, ON

Lightweight Steel Framing

First Place
Marty MacDonald
Steelform Building Products
Trigone - Longueuil, QC

Second Place
Greg Parlardg
Bailey Metal Products
L Tower - Toronto, ON

Residential Steel Roofing

First Place
Chester, NS

Second Place
Ideal Roofing Co. Ltd.

Industrial, Commercial & Institutional Roofing, Cladding & Decking

First Place
Commonwealth Stadium - Edmonton, AB

Second Place
William Stubbins
Agway Metals Inc.
Schnarr Building 1 - Mississauga, ON

Honourable Mention
Gil Mulligan
Agway Metals Inc.
Davis Elementary School - Carbonear, NL

Steel Building Systems

First Place
Butler Buildings (Canada)
Buckhorn Sports Complex - Buckhorn, ON

Second Place
BEHLEN Industries LP
Krasnoyark, Russia

Honourable Mention
Butler Buildings (Canada)
Clearly Solar Energy Ltd. - Dunrobin, ON

Best overall

Canam Group Inc.

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