Submitted by the MBMA

The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) has released its 2022 annual report, “From Form to Function,” which detailed the growth of the industry last year and revealed that the organization added a record number of new members.

“2022 has seen tremendous growth in the industry despite ongoing supply chain, labor, and pricing challenges,” MBMA Chair Tom Boal said. “With the need for metal building systems growing, MBMA continues to lead the industry through advocacy, working with building officials and steel suppliers, and providing educational resources.”

The 2022 MBMA Annual Report includes:

• Expert insights about factors influencing the metal building systems industry

• An architect’s perspective on educating architecture and engineering students about metal building technology

• Overview of the inaugural MBMA Design Competition for architectural students

• Year-end reports on MBMA initiatives spanning accreditation, fire protection, sustainability, workplace safety and industry statistics, and other areas

• Educational and technical resources available from MBMA

Founded in 1956, MBMA serves manufacturers and suppliers as it works to promote the metal building systems industry. The full report is available for free download at