By David Tomchak
By Steven Soderberg
By Rob Haddock
Posted: Feb 20, 2023
Billions of people around the world rely on insects for protein, and with current and future demand in mind, Aspire Food Group has created a farm unlike any other. Inside the 165,000 sq. ft. facility, located in London, Ontario, crickets are raised and processed as protein powder--up to two billion per year. Utilized for the facility's exterior envelope and interior walls are insulated metal panels from Kingspan Insulated Panels North America.
Posted: Feb 13, 2023
The first-place winner in ATAS International’s 2021 project of the year competition in the commercial walls category is a Dunkin’ shop in Cottonwood, AZ. Four colors of CastleTop were incorporated into this unique façade design - Black, Chocolate Brown, Sierra Tan, and Almond - as a nod to the various shades of coffee that is served in this shop.
Posted: Feb 06, 2023
The new Northwest Independent School District Aquatic Center in Fort Worth, Texas features striking reflective metal tiles by Petersen that stretch across the façade, serving as a background for the building’s main signage. Their aqua-toned reflective hue creates the appearance of ripples across the wall, like one might see in a pool filled with swimmers.
Posted: Jan 30, 2023
A perfect match of the school colors was a must, and it was its ability to offer such precision that led an Oklahoma-based composite metal panel contractor to suggest Laminators Inc. for Oklahoma State University's new North Hall Academic Facility.
Posted: Jan 23, 2023
There's nothing old school or low-tech about Northern Arizona's new 72,000 sq. ft., $47 million Student-Athlete Performance Center. In addition to classrooms, study areas and research labs to support high-altitude athlete training, the building features a sophisticated design incorporating insulated metal panels from Kingspan.
Posted: Jan 02, 2023
The American Hockey League's Henderson Silver Knights team has a new practice facility in downtown Henderson, Nevada to go with a new home game facility. Called Lifeguard Arena, the structure features a dynamic façade design that makes good use of the bold imagery that metal panels from Petersen's PAC-CLAD line can bring to building exteriors.
Posted: Dec 12, 2022
From a medical facilities standpoint, the new $58 million, 58,000 sq. ft. Orthopedic Hospital for Parkview Health Systems in Pueblo, Colorado is state of the art. Its modernity is aptly expressed through an exterior design that includes numerous colors of Omega-Lite® ACM panels by Laminators Inc. of Hatfield. PA.