Category Archives: News Releases

Sno Gem’s Project of the Month

The FIFA World Cup has come to an end and the US Women are the champions of the international football competition. It is beyond fitting to show off the snow retention included in the new construction on the Minnesota field. Allianz Field is a soccer-specific stadium in Saint Paul, Minnesota, home to Minnesota United FC […]

Sno-Gem is a 2017 Gold Key Award Winner!

Today we were informed of our 2017 Gold Key Award from the readers of Rural Builder!  

Sno Gem is a 2017 Metal of Honor Award Winner

Today we were informed of our 2017 Metal of Honor award from Metal Roofing Magazine. Take a look a the other Metal of Honor winners here: 2017 MOH Brochure  

Sno Gem is a 2016 Metal of Honor Winner

Today we were informed of our 2016 Metal of Honor award from Metal Roofing Magazine. Take a look a the other Metal of Honor winners here: 2016 MOH Brochure  

Bill Zayas Talks UCPS with Design and Build With Metal

Last month’s Metalcon trade show in Tampa Bay was a huge success.  We unveiled our Universal Composite Panel Systems (UCPS) at that show with fantastic results.  Sno Gem employee, Bill Zayas, was on hand to discuss the system with the team at Design and Build with Metal. Bill Zayas, Senior Account Executive, SnoGem, McHenry, IL […]

Sno Gem Co-Founder Receives Posthumous Hall of Fame Award

We are honored to announce that our Co-Founder, George C. Smeja, was recognized by Metal Construction News for his life’s work and was inducted into the Metal Construction Hall of Fame during Metalcon 2015. Accepting the award on his behalf was Rock M. Smeja, his grandson and third-generation family business member. The Metal Construction Hall […]

Sno Blockade Continues to Receive Industry Attention

Our Sno Blockade System is continuing to receive industry praise.  Here are a few of the new publications that have featured the system.    

Commercial Construction & Renovation Features Sno Blockade

Our Sno Blockade Press Release was recently featured in Commercial Construction & Renovation.  Head over to their website or read below. Sno Gem® Inc., a cutting edge snow retention manufacturer, recently introduced the Sno Blockade™ snow retention system to provide the architectural community with another permanent and more aesthetically pleasing solution for snow and ice […]

Sno Blockade featured in Buildings Magazine

Sno Barricade was featured in the Focus on Roofing section on page 62 of the September 2015 issue of BUILDINGS magazine.  Head on over to their site and check out the design.  Here is what they had to say: Sno Blockade is a snow retention system that provides a permanent and aesthetically pleasing solution for […]

Sno Gem Project Featured on Cover of Metal Roofing Magazine

Recently we worked on a project with Metalmaster Roofmaster to create a curved version of our 1″ Sno Blockade snow retention system.  The final result was quite impressive and as a result was chosen to be featured on the cover of Metal Roofing Magazine’s June/July 2015 Issue called “Selling Metal”. Sno Gem Principal Dan Smeja […]