Alissa Schmidt

New Hire and Promotions Reflect Ever-Improving Architectural Support

Friday, October 04, 2013

OWATONNA, MN…Viracon announces the hire of Jennifer Highfield as its newest architectural design specialist. Jennifer will work closely with architects and designers in all Viracon markets. Highfield comes to Viracon with a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design from Minnesota State University, Mankato and more than 15 years of design experience, including running her own interior design business.

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Music Box Films Chicago

Custom Steel Windows and Doors Help Achieve Unique Design for Music Box Films

Thursday, October 03, 2013

JAMESTOWN, NY – A retrofit office building project that includes custom, handcrafted steel windows and doors manufactured by Hope’s® recently received a prestigious Small Project Award from the Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).

The Hope’s Jamestown175™ Series steel windows and 5000 Series™ steel doors were installed in the building, now home to the technology startup Music Box Films. Located in Chicago’s West Loop enterprise zone, the project converted a 7,000-square-foot, two-story space into a single-story building with a mezzanine.

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Greg Anapol, Linda Kerechek, Director of Commercial Marketing, Christian Nolte, Craig Mackin, CEO and Owner

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

LOUISVILLE, KY… Metal Sales™ received the prestigious 2013 Chairman’s Award for Overall Excellence from the Metal Construction Association (MCA) at the METALCON International conference. Metal Sales was recognized for the innovative use of materials on the new Maricopa Campus of Central Arizona College.

Metal Sales provided 90,000 square feet of 18”, 22-gauge Magna-Loc standing seam roof panels and 24,000 square feet of 14-gauge Cor-Ten weathering steel sheets for the primary wall enclosure.

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Solar Decathlon - The Phoenix House

Metal Sales Supports Team Kentuckiana’s Sustainable, Post-Disaster House in Competition

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

LOUISVILLE, KY…Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation is a proud sponsor of Team Kentuckiana in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013.

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TEC® and Crossville® Create Approved Installation System for Large Format Thin Panels

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

AURORA, IL…Products from TEC® have been endorsed by Crossville for use with its Laminam® by Crossville® line of large thin porcelain panels.

Crossville recently launched its line of large porcelain panels for wall and floor applications through an exclusive distributorship with Italian manufacturer Laminam S.p.A. The line features the first-ever large format slab with a thickness of as little as 3 millimeters.

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Promotes Sanitary and Safe Conditions

Monday, September 30, 2013

ERIE, PA – Zurn Industries, LLC, the leader in engineered water solutions, introduces the Zurn Stainless Steel Point Drain–ideal for work environments where sanitary conditions are critical, such as hospitals, food processing facilities and pharmaceutical applications.

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Good Samaritan Regional Health Center

TEC® Serves as One-Stop Shop For a Variety of Flooring Systems

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

AURORA, IL…Good Samaritan Regional Health Center, a 142-bed, 500,000-square-foot hospital and Medical Plaza in Mt. Vernon, IL, used TEC® products for the successful installation of a wide variety of flooring and wall materials.

The new Good Samaritan Regional Health Center, constructed by McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., replaces the existing hospital, which served the Mt. Vernon community since 1952.

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©Kevin Cook

Venue Regarded as the Most Modern in the Major Leagues

Thursday, September 19, 2013

OWATONNA, MN…Miami’s Marlins Park is considered Major League Baseball’s most modern-looking new park, and as the first retractable roof structure in the world to earn LEED® Gold Certification, it is also the league’s most environmentally sustainable. Viracon glass contributed to both its 21st century aesthetic and its cutting-edge energy performance.

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Materials Meet Moisture and Chemical Resistance Requirements in Fast-Paced Installation

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

AURORA, IL…The new Robert D. Love Downtown YMCA in Wichita, KS, contains more than 50,000 square feet of mosaic and large format tile. Its installers turned to TEC® products to aid with fast-paced tile installation in a variety of challenging environments.

The 110,000 square-foot LEED®-Certified YMCA is the flagship YMCA for the city and is expected to serve 30,000 people annually in its state-of-the-art exercise facilities. It also includes administrative offices and community meeting rooms for local activities.

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Zurn GMs prior to being "buzzed" (l to r): Scott McDowell, Chris Connors, and Craig Wehr

Monday, September 16, 2013

ERIE, PA – Three business unit general managers at Zurn Industries, LLC went completely bald after employees met their fundraising goals for charities fighting cancer and childhood diseases. This was part of a unified internal campaign dubbed “The Buzz.”

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Welcome News for Both Plumbers and Do-It-Yourselfers

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

ERIE, PA – Zurn Industries, LLC introduces two new options for the Zurn Wilkins REMXL Regulator that make residential retrofit/replacement jobs even faster: the Zurn Wilkins REMXLCR and REMXLPFR retrofit tailpieces.

The easy to install Zurn Wilkins REMXL Regulator coupled with the new extended tailpiece options can virtually replace any brand (without the need for additional fittings or components).

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Zurn Model 375ASTRBF

Lightweight, Corrosion Resistant and Ideal for Existing Low-Pressure Systems

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

ERIE, PA – Zurn Industries, LLC introduces the Zurn Wilkins 300AST Stainless Steel Large Diameter Backflow Preventer–lightweight, corrosion resistant, and easier to install in small spaces. This new backflow preventer can be used in most existing low-pressure systems without the need to acquire a pump.

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