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Metal Sales™ Offering Panels To Meet High Environmental Standards

Using New Fluropon® Pure Coatings From Valspar

Louisville, KY - Designing for the future demands that environmental considerations take a leading role for 21st Century building product manufacturers. In order to meet emerging needs that include specifying to the highest environmental standards like the Living Building Challenge and LEED Version 4, Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation announces that it is partnering with Valspar to offer the company’s Fluropon® Pure coatings on its metal panels. Metal Sales™ is the first metal panel manufacturer to offer Fluropon Pure.

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Metal Sales™ products have been used on buildings that meet the highest environmetal standards. Shown above is the Bullitt Center, described as the greenest, most energy efficient commercial building in the world. It features 18,000 square feet of Metal Sales 20 gauge TLC-1 wall panels. The facility was constructed to meet the goals of the Living Building Challenge, requiring completely non-toxic materials, free from any Red List Ingredients. Photo courtesy of John Stamets. 
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Fluropon Pure is a PVDF paint system formulated for compliance to the Living Building Challenge’s stringent requirements for hazardous material reduction. Fluropon Pure answers that call, while providing all of the high-performance properties of the original PVDF paint system that has performed so well for decades. The coating is ideal for buildings with extreme environmental requirements, or anywhere a greener product is needed.

Architects will now be able to specify Metal Sales wall and roof systems with the Fluropon Pure paint system for any project that demands hazardous material reduction (e.g. Living Building Challenge, LEED v4).

“Metal Sales prides itself on leading the way when it comes to product innovation and providing solutions that support important trends in design and construction,” said Scott Bacon, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Metal Sales. “Being the first to partner with Valspar on this exciting new development demonstrates our commitment to environmental responsibility in a new era of building design and construction.”

The new coatings were introduced by Metal Sales during the Living Future unConference, May 11-13 in Seattle. Metal Sales was also the first metal panel manufacturer to exhibit at the Living Future unConference, and the first to be included in the International Living Future Institute’s Declare™ program. Declare created a “Red List” of chemicals and materials that should not be contained in today’s building products. In 2013, Metal Sales fully disclosed all of the ingredients in its Acrylic-coated Galvalume® roof and wall panels as Red List-free through Declare.

About Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation

Metal_Sales_logoMetal Sales Manufacturing Corporation is a premier nationwide provider of metal panels for the commercial, agricultural and residential construction industries. Metal Sales inspires construction professionals and building owners with design solutions that offer a longer life cycle, lower maintenance and higher resale value than traditional building materials. With one of the industry's largest and most knowledgeable sales and technical support team, Metal Sales has the expertise to address today's challenges in high-performance, sustainable and Net-Zero building. Metal Sales has outreach around the world, delivering outstanding roof, wall and fascia metal panels from its 21 facilities throughout the U.S. For more information, visit https://metalsales.us.com.

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