FollansbeeĀ® to Exhibit at METALCON International 2009

Visit Follansbee at Booth #1140

Follansbee, WV, October 02, 2009 --( Follansbee® will exhibit at METALCON International 2009, the 19th annual conference and exhibition for the metal industry, October 6-8, at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa Bay, FL.

Follansbee’s focus on architectural terne metal roofing products and accessories makes it an essential addition to METALCON, which focuses on the integration of metal into design and construction projects. This year’s focus will extend to green building and sustainable design attributes.

“METALCON’s expanded focus on green building products for 2009 provides Follansbee with a unique opportunity to communicate the variety of sustainable benefits associated with our products,” explains Edward Thomas, vice president and general manager for Follansbee. “The longevity, durability, energy savings and high degree of recycled content associated with Follansbee products are just a few of the benefits we look forward to discussing with event attendees.”

A leader in the metal roofing industry, Follansbee offers highly corrosion resistant roofing products coated with Follansbee’s patented ZT® alloy. The zinc/tin alloy allows Follansbee products to weather naturally to a soft, gray patina and has enabled Follansbee TCS II® to withstand more than 30, 250 hours of ASTM salt spray testing with no signs of failure. Competitive products are known to fail at 2,000 hours of testing.

METALCON attracts more than 8,000 architects, engineers, contractors, developers and building owners from over 50 countries every year. More than 800 booths showcase a broad range of metal construction products and peripherals including services, technology, and equipment.

METALCON attendees can visit Follansbee at Booth #1140 anytime during the show to learn more. Also visit 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