Petersen Aluminum

Modern Design, Classical Materials For Mariano’s Grocery Chain

The newest stand-alone Mariano’s Fresh Market grocery store in the fast-growing retail chain’s empire has opened in Oak Lawn, Illinois. The store showcases a modern design using classical materials including stone, metal and glass. It is the anchor tenant in Phase II of the Stony Creek Promenade in Oak Lawn, Illinois. The design directives...

Metal Wall Panels’ Deep Shadow Lines Break Up Massing Of School

Ivy Street Center is the first new academic building on the Marist School campus in Brookhaven, Georgia, in more than 20 years, and is the signature project in Phase 1 of the Campus Master Plan. Marist School is a private Roman Catholic college preparatory school serving 1,100 students in grades 7-12. The new 55,000-square-foot...

Metal, Stone, Glass Play Well Together On New Health Center

The long-awaited Western Health Center in Midfield, Alabama, is providing comprehensive medical care for the under-served population in Jefferson County. The two-story, 78,000-square-foot center consolidates three older health clinics into an attractive new facility more centrally located to serve the patient community. The expansive site includes walking and biking trails that are available to...

Petersen Aluminum Metal Roof, Wall Panels Design Files Available Online

Architects and designers now have multiple options for digitally locating and specifying Petersen Aluminum products during the design phase of any project. The manufacturer of metal roof and wall panels now has its library of BIM, CAD and installation drawings available on design platforms including Autodesk Seek, Arcat and Sweets. Most recently, Petersen Aluminum...

Kitschy Fuel Center Blasts Off With Bright Metal Roof, Fascia

The new Ricky Rocket’s Fuel Center in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, generates head-turning looks with its signature “rocket man” perched atop the 8,200-square-foot building. The facility includes a high-tech car wash, convenience store, food outlets and, of course, fuel service. Adding to the attention-getting design are bright yellow and red fascia and soffit panels provided...

Home’s Complex Metal Roof Stuns Visually, Protects Environmentally

Located only three blocks from the Atlantic Ocean in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, this majestic new 7,500 square-foot residence is a testament to the wisdom of selecting quality materials that will stand up to the corrosive saltwater environment. 

 “We really only had two directives for the architect as we began the process,” says...

Petersen Aluminum Celebrates 50th Anniversary, Plans Next 50 Years

Petersen Aluminum Corp. (PAC) is celebrating its 50th anniversary by honoring the first five decades of company history as it prepares for a bright future. Maurice “Maury” Petersen founded the company on Feb. 15, 1965, as an aluminum distributor in Chicago, then worked with his son Mike as the company grew to become one...

Historically reflective casino design is a challenge to create, but a pleasure to see

Elk Grove Village, Ill. – Cherokee Nation Entertainment’s 10,000-sq.-ft. Ramona Casino features a unique style that was both challenging and rewarding to create. The curved nature of the building’s exterior required multiple shades and profiles of metal panels, plus clever installation work by the contractor, Abbco Roofing in Broken Arrow, Okla., which was up...

New Petersen Aluminum App Launches With Smartphone Giveaway

The comprehensive metal product resource app from Petersen Aluminum Corp. is now available for smartphones. This newest version of the app complements the existing tablet version to provide anytime access to metal product information wherever and whenever building professionals need it. Petersen Aluminum also is giving away a new smartphone to one randomly chosen...

Petersen Aluminum Hires Director of Communications

Petersen Aluminum has named Rob Heselbarth as director of communications. Heselbarth will be responsible for overall marketing communications including public and media relations, promotional material, social media, website content, and print and online advertising. Heselbarth has significant experience in the construction industry in both the residential and commercial markets. He most recently was editorial...