ATAS VP Recognized in 2014 MCN Hall of Fame Awards

ATAS International’s VP of Sales and Marketing, Jim Bush, was inducted into the 2014 Metal Construction Hall of Fame at METALCON in Denver, Colorado.

(from left: Chuck Howard, Jim Bush, John Paul Lawrence) 

Each year, Metal Construction News nominates individuals who are dedicated to shaping and influencing the metal industry through innovation. Jim Bush was honored during the show for his extensive knowledge and continued commitment to the industry.
Jim was working for Astralloy-Vulcan/Manganese Steel Forge in Birmingham, Alabama when he applied for a sales/drafting position at ATAS 30 years ago. Since joining ATAS, Jim has moved within the company as a draftsman, customer service, salesman, and sales manager. Since 1999 he has been in his current position as the Vice-President of Sales and Marketing. 
Jim has also become a respected leader in the industry. He is currently a board member of the MCA (Metal Construction Association), co-chairperson of the MCA Retrofit Council, past chair and current vice chair of the Roofing Council, and chair of the MCA Roofing Certification Committee. Jim is also a member of CSI (Construction Specifications Institute) and a member of the RICOWI (Roofing Industry Committee on Weather Issues, Inc.) Wind and Hail Investigation Teams. Jim also received the 2010 Patrick R. Bush Service Award, which recognizes an individual who has recently made significant volunteer contributions to the MCA.
Jim Bush has been a valuable asset to the growth of ATAS since its move to the Lehigh Valley 30 years ago. Congratulations to Jim on all his achievements within the industry and thank you for your dedication!
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Founded in 1963, ATAS International, Inc., a leading manufacturer of metal roofing, wall and ceiling panels, produces systems for commercial and residential buildings. The ATAS product line offers more than 20 profiles available in aluminum, steel, zinc and copper. These profiles include: standing and batten seams; corrugated; curved; tapered; shingles; tiles; shakes; and narrow or wide ribbed panels with hidden or exposed fasteners. Rainware and perimeter edge trim are also available with the same finish to match or accent a roofing or wall system. ATAS offers energy efficient building envelope technology, such as cool roofing products that are ENERGY STAR® qualified and InSpire, the transpired solar collector, which utilizes precision perforated metal panels to preheat ventilation air via solar energy. Profiles are coated with a Kynar 500® PVDF or Hylar 5000® PVDF finish in 31 standard colors. ATAS has four manufacturing facilities in the United States: two facilities, including the headquarters, in Allentown, Pa.; one in Maryville, Tenn.; and one in Mesa, Ariz. All ATAS locations are certified to ISO 9001:2008 with design.
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Liz Valori