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Posted: Apr 18, 2019

NewCold Tacoma

Cold storage buildings are all about thermal security, and the leaders in this unique industry have come to realize that achieving it means relying on top-quality products like those offered by All Weather Insulated Panels (AWIP). It certainly explains the use of AWIP's DM40 insulated wall panel for the exterior of NewCold Tacoma, a 140'-tall cold storage project in Tacoma, WA.

Posted: Apr 17, 2019

Principle Business Enterprises Manufacturing Plant Addition

When designing the Principle Business Enterprises’ (PBE) manufacturing plant in Bowling Green, Ohio, architect Kate MacPherson and PBE owners Carol and Chuck Stocking conducted extensive research. They were on a quest for the best daylighting product on the market. After identifying Kingspan Light + Air | CPI Daylighting’s UniQuad translucent wall panel system, the Stocking’s traveled across the Midwest reviewing existing UniQuad installations. Ultimately, 4,480 sq. ft. of the wall system was incorporated into the new PBE headquarters.

Posted: Apr 15, 2019

Pier 17

Located in New York City’s South Street Seaport, Pier 17 anchors an extensive redevelopment project that is focused on transforming the historic Lower Manhattan neighborhood into a thriving cultural, retail and entertainment center. Yet, for PPG and Spectrum Metal Finishing, the project is serving a secondary purpose: as the proving ground for New York City’s first application of PPG Duranar® powder coatings in a challenging marine environment.

Posted: Apr 11, 2019

Indian Springs School

When founded in 1952, the master plan for Indian Springs School in Birmingham, Ala., called for campus development to maintain focus on the lake at the center of the school’s wooded 350-acre property. During the past 30 years, however, focus was lost, so a new plan was made to demolish then construct buildings - featuring metal roofing from Petersen - that re-establish a connection to the lake.

Posted: Apr 10, 2019

Plainfield Fire Territory Headquarters

For a city the size of Plainfield, Indiana (population 27,000), the Plainfield Public Safety Facilities project was an ambitious undertaking. Announced in 2016, the $25 million project called for the construction of a new headquarters and two new stations for the Plainfield Fire Territory, and the renovation or re-purposing of four other buildings used by the city's public safety forces. As designed by CR Architecture + Design of Cincinnati, the new fire territory buildings feature metal composite wall panels from Laminators Inc. of Hatfield, PA on their exterior.

Posted: Apr 08, 2019

123 East Cermak Hotels

Featuring 466 guest rooms, an indoor pool, four restaurants and 7,000 feet of meeting space, Hilton WorldWide's first-ever tri-branded hotel recently opened in Chicago. Featured on the building's exterior is more than 2,100 BENCHMARK panels from Kingspan Insulated Panels, finished with custom shades of Sherwin-Williams paint.

Posted: Apr 01, 2019

Merrill Hangar

Approaching Dick Merrill’s wood-frame barn for the first time, you’d not guess it to be a hangar for his 180 Cessna Spirit of Columbus airplane. Helping to disguise it is the bifold door installed in one end wall. Manufactured by Schweiss Doors, it blends in so well, you can hardly detect it.

Posted: Mar 28, 2019

Southwestern College Wellness & Aquatic Center

An empty dirt lot in Chula Vista, CA, was transformed from an eye sore into an inviting space for the community to enjoy. The Wellness & Aquatic Center at Southwestern College is a new 75,000-square-foot facility that is clad with Dri-Design’s Perforated Imaging Panels and standard Dri-Design Wall Panels. While this combination is not unique, the hieroglyph designs perforated into the panels are.

Posted: Mar 25, 2019

Johnson Space Center

CENTRIA metal panels helped provide a design solution for the new home of NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC) Biomedical Research & Environmental Sciences Division, a facility responsible for enhancing and studying astronaut and human health. Approximately 20,600 square feet of Concept Series single-skin rainscreen panels clad a portion of the building’s exterior.

Posted: Mar 21, 2019

Innovation First International

Whether they’re developing highly advanced data server racks for military use or educational toys to inspire the next generation of engineers, robotics developer Innovation First International is at the forefront of technological advancement. For a company founded on the belief that product and technological innovation are vital to success, it’s no wonder the company turned to a state-of-the-art Metl-Span building envelope for its new, 63,500 square-foot headquarters.

Posted: Mar 18, 2019

Verona Area Community Theater

Varco Pruden Buildings supplied its Continuous Beam framing for the new Verona Area Community Theater in Verona, WI. 1848 Construction Inc. of Middleton, WI was the VP Builder for the new facility, which was designed by Dimension IV Madison Design Group of Madison, WI.

Posted: Mar 14, 2019

The Parkside At Craig Ranch

Completion of The Parkside at Craig Ranch apartments and townhomes marks the third phase of the Craig Ranch development, a nationally acclaimed master-planned community in McKinney, Texas. Highlighting The Parkside is an interesting palette of material based around more than 11,000 sq. ft. of Petersen standing seam wall panels finished in the new PAC-CLAD Weathered Steel finish made from a 70% PVDF Kynar formula manufactured by Sherwin-Williams Coil Coatings.

Posted: Mar 11, 2019

Hurlburt Field Air Force Base

When the U.S. Air Force retrofitted a 7,800 square-foot building at Hurlburt Field AFB in Florida to meet a Category V hurricane with wind speeds of 157 mph, it proved to be a sound investment. Roof Hugger's sub-framing products played a prominent role in the metal-over-metal retrofit roof process.

Posted: Mar 07, 2019

Roma High School

The roof re-cover at Roma High School in Roma, Texas, was a long time coming. Undertaken as part of a bigger project to solve a number of water intrusion issues, the school's original tile roof was replaced with more than 230,000 sq. ft. of metal roofing from McElroy Metal.

Posted: Mar 04, 2019

The Gathering Church

The Gathering Church’s new sanctuary in St. Louis, Missouri, is a 26,000-square foot building with a contemporary, modern look that is nothing short of eye-catching. The church utilizes 7,000 square feet of Kingspan’s BENCHMARK Designwall 2000 Architectural Wall Panels in bright colors that allowed for a lot of creative freedom and an overall healthier building.

Posted: Feb 28, 2019

Costa Rican Corporate Hangar

On a pleasant autumn day in Fairfax, Minnesota, two representatives from CILC Central America Corporation, Costa Rica division, arrived to tour the Schweiss Doors factory and place an order for a bifold liftstrap door that would be the first of its kind in Central America.

Posted: Feb 27, 2019

South Texas College Technology Campus Expansion

South Texas College officially opened its Technology Campus expansion in McAllen, Texas, in January 2018. The $9.3 million 72,000-square-foot STC Technology Campus expansion features offices and classrooms as well as computer, training and robotics labs and sits adjacent to the current campus.The project features 15,200 square feet of Alucobond® aluminum composite material by 3A Composites USA.

Posted: Feb 25, 2019

The House At Cornell Tech

As the tallest passive-house building in the world, The House at Cornell Tech has earned international renown for its innovative, high-performance building envelope. Yet, few realize the PPG metal coating that protects and beautifies that intricate assembly also is the result of novel invention.

Posted: Feb 21, 2019

Richland County Decker Center

CENTRIA products were integral to the Richland County Decker Center’s transformation from a big box mall to central courts facility and sheriff’s headquarters. Formawall® and Versawall® insulated metal panels were selected to overcome the unique architectural challenges associated with this kind of a façade and structure, located in South Carolina, which was originally comprised of many small stores and a supermarket.

Posted: Feb 18, 2019

Lisega Inc.

Lisega’s mixed-use U.S. operations center in Kodak, TN features more 100,000 square feet of office, manufacturing and storage facilities wrapped in an ultra-modern insulated metal panel building envelope by Metl-Span. When the facility underwent a major expansion in 2016, Lisega turned once again to Metl-Span and NCI Building Systems for the seamless integration of old and new, and the best in performance, aesthetics and value.

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