VMZINC® to Exhibit at International Metal Trade Show METALCON 2013 in Atlanta Oct. 1-3
Raleigh, NC, September 06, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- VMZINC® -US, a leading specialist in innovative zinc products manufactured and sold by the Building Products Unit of Umicore, has announced that the company will be present at METALCON 2013, the only annual international conference and exposition focused on metal construction products, technologies and solutions, on Tuesday, Oct. 1 through Thursday, Oct. 3. This year’s event will be held in at the Georgia World Congress Center, located at 285 Andrew Young International Blvd. in Atlanta. VMZINC® will be hosting a trade show exhibit at booth #1054 in the Green Pavilion.
In addition, VMZINC® has contributed materials to the Solar Bay exhibit booth # 1247, METALCON’s central space where visitors have the opportunity to discover the latest solar products and solar integration technologies for metal roofing. The Solar Bay Pavilion allows experts and product engineers to demonstrate the best methodologies for integrating solar technology into new and existing construction projects. Throughout METALCON, attendees can visit the Solar Bay Pavilion to attend seminars on solar installation and care, as well as learn about the latest solar system trends and the benefits associated with using this type of solar technology.
Representatives from VMZINC will also participate in the Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer, organized by Journey, Inc. in support of breast cancer research. This year, METALCON has partnered with Journey, Inc. and all conference attendees are highly encouraged to join them in supporting and participating in the two-day walk. During the last 10 years, the Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer has funded 188 grants totaling nine million dollars in support of breast health programs throughout Georgia. METALCON 2013 is confident that there will be high participation among convention attendees, and the conference has planned to meet a donation goal of $25,000. The 11th annual Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer will take place after the conclusion of METALCON 2013 on Saturday, Oct. 5 and Sunday, Oct. 6.
For more information on METALCON 2013, visit http://www.metalcon.com/metalcon2013/public/enter.aspx.
“VMZINC® is eager to attend this year’s METALCON convention as well as participate in such an impactful and meaningful charity event,” said Daniel Nicely, managing director at VMZINC® -US and Umicore Building Products, USA Inc. “As METALCON draws designers, builders, developers, contractors, fabricators and suppliers from more than 52 countries worldwide, this event is a wonderful opportunity for us to connect with industry leaders and discover the latest applications and field technologies, as well as showcase our extensive product line.”
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VMZINC® is the international brand name of rolled zinc products manufactured and sold by the Building Products Unit of Umicore. VMZINC®, a leader in the French and Belgian markets and established in 15 countries worldwide, offers an unparalleled range of roofing products and systems, façade cladding, rainwater systems and ornaments. With a large focus on customer satisfaction, VMZINC®’s products and services have become synonymous with high quality, innovation and environmentally sustainable design. As the first company to diversify its range of surface aspects, VMZINC® offers six unique shades of preweathered zinc, in addition to natural zinc. The company strongly identifies with the Umicore Group values of responsibility, performance and progress, and for more than 10 years, VMZINC® has been closely involved with Umicore initiatives to give its operations a sustainable development framework. For additional information, visit http://www.vmzinc-us.com/.
About Umicore Building Products USA/VMZINC®:
Umicore is a worldwide leading producer of architectural zinc under the brand name, VMZINC®. For more than 160 years, Umicore has provided innovative solutions for building owners, architects and contractors. Umicore has offices and representatives all over the world. In the United States, Umicore Building Products USA, Inc., is based in Raleigh, N.C. For additional information, visit http://www.vmzinc-us.com/.