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Metal Roof Adds Contemporary Pop To IL Farmhouse

Although situated on a cul de sac with four neighboring homes designed by the same architect, the “contemporary farmhouse” style of the private residence in Burr Ridge, Illinois, makes it unique. The owners of the 5,000-square-foot residence voiced a desire that their new residence have a farmhouse look with a metal...

Blue Aluminum Roof Is Clear Choice For Florida Yacht Club

The new blue aluminum roof on the Bradenton Yacht Club in Bradenton, Florida, replaces an old, tired roof, giving the building new life. Removing the old roof was more economically sensible than repainting it, which would only delay its inevitable replacement. More than 25,000 square feet of Petersen’s 18-inch-wide Snap-Clad roof...

EDCO Products Inc. Named Minnesota Manufacturer of the Year

EDCO Products, a Minnesota-based industry leading manufacturer of residential and commercial exterior building products, was named the 2018 Minnesota Manufacturer of the Year in the small-company category by the Manufacturers Alliance. The award recognizes EDCO’s outstanding manufacturing capabilities, as well as their commitment to sharing expertise within the manufacturing industry through...

ATAS International Upgrades Certification to ISO 9001:2015

ATAS International’s operations were certified to the ISO 9001:2000 international quality system standard in 2006.  In April 2018, the ATAS ISO certification has been upgraded to ISO 9001:2015 (with design in the Allentown, Pennsylvania, locations). This certification assists ATAS with maintaining industry leadership; using a customer focus and quality improvements that...

Ventco Expands Facility To Accommodate Direct Sales

Ventco announced a plant expansion to accommodate its growing list of customers ordering its ventilation products including the company’s signature product, ProfileVent. In 2017, Ventco started selling direct to customers. The 6,000-square-foot expansion allows for the setup of next-day shipping and brings the facility to 79,000 square feet under roof. “Because...

McElroy Metal Adds Solar Panels To California Manufacturing Plant

Because you can never save too much, McElroy Metal has added solar panels to a second manufacturing facility that will more than offset the plant’s electrical usage and show a return on investment in approximately three years. Almost five years ago, McElroy re-roofed its manufacturing facility in Peachtree City, Georgia, and...

RHEINZINK Panels Clad Boathouse Project On Chicago River

The new Eleanor Boathouse at Park 571 in Chicago’s Bridgeport neighborhood creates the opportunity for greater community recreation and environmental stewardship of the Chicago River. Designed by Studio Gang Architects, the 19,000-square-foot facility is the last of four new boathouses and river launches created by the Chicago Park District to reclaim...

School’s Bold-Red Metal Wall Welcomes Texas Students

A random pattern of bold, red metal wall panels creates a stand-out look for the new Alma Brewer Strawn Elementary School in Lytton Springs, Texas. Named for a long-time educator in the Lockhart Independent School District, the school serves 500 pre-K through 5th grade students. A focal point of architectural design...