Follansbee® to Exhibit at AIA Expo 2009

Visit Booth #6361 to Learn More About Follansbee Metal Roofing Products

Follansbee, WV, March 26, 2009 --( Follansbee® will exhibit at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) National Convention and Design Exposition, April 30–May 2, 2009 at The Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA.

The AIA Expo 2009 boasts the “best and brightest ideas from more than 800 exhibiting companies,” providing Follansbee with a unique opportunity to showcase its patented ZT alloy®, a specially formulated combination of zinc and tin. To date, ZT alloy has enabled Follansbee products to surpass 28,500 hours of ASTM salt spray testing with no red rust.

“Our first concern is always product quality and durability, but this doesn’t mean we sacrifice aesthetics,” says Edward Thomas, vice president and general manager of Follansbee. “Follansbee is committed to providing high-quality metal that offers both striking appearance and superior functionality. We look forward to meeting with AIA Expo attendees to discuss these and other advantages of Follansbee products.”

The AIA Expo brings together architects, contractors and building industry professionals to display a wide variety of new products, services and advancements in the field of architecture.

Attendees and interested media are encouraged to visit Follansbee at Booth #6361 or online at or

Follansbee Steel offers a wide range of metal roofing products for commercial and residential construction including Terne II®, KlassicKolors®, TCS II® and TCS SatinTM. Founded in the early 1800s, the Follansbee, WV, company has been manufacturing in its current location for more than 100 years. Modern alloys developed and patented by Follansbee have taken the original tin roof to new heights of performance and longevity. For more information call 1-800-624-6906 or visit or

Lauren Ban