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Space Maintains Historic Look and Adds Natural Light

Friday, March 15, 2013

DEPEW, NY…A recent renovation brings a revitalized look and shopping mall to the Salzburg Central Train Station in Salzburg, Austria. With the help of SEFAR® Architecture’s TENARA® Fabric, the station was able to keep its elegant, arched roofing that dates back to 1908 while bringing natural light to the previously dark transit corridors.

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TEC Products Provide Solutions for Both Interior and Exterior Challenges

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

AURORA, IL…A fine arts building addition at Pathfinder and Navigator Schools in Pinckney, MI contains more than 16,000 square feet of tile, all installed with TEC® products.

The building addition houses fine and performing arts space, including a new band and orchestra suite, choir and music rooms, art rooms, a fine arts integration studio and conference room.

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Innovative Home Educates Consumers and Professionals About Sustainable Products and Technologies

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

LOUISVILLE, KY…The sustainable community of Serenbe outside Atlanta, GA is the setting for a new net-zero energy prototype home built with Metal Sales roof and wall panels.

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Zurn ZTR6203 Sensor Flush Valve for urinals

Reduces Costs and Water Usage

Monday, March 11, 2013

ERIE, PA – Zurn Industries, LLC introduces the ZTR6203 Sensor Flush Valve for urinals, the companion product to the ZTR6200 Sensor Flush Valve for water closets introduced in August 2012. 

The now-completed ZTR suite is performance engineered with dual technology designed to reduce both costs and water consumption: the EcoVantage® Pint sensor, Zurn’s most reliable and dependable smart sensor technology; and the HydroVantage® piston innovation, which produces precise and consistent gallons per flush.

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Zurn Lead-Free Initiative Logo

Zurn Lead-Free Initiative Sets the Industry Standard to Remove Lead from ALL Potable Water Products by January 4, 2014

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

ERIE, PA – Zurn Industries, LLC joins plumbing organizations and their members in recognizing World Plumbing Day (March 11, 2013) as it also announces the company’s aggressive industry-leading initiative to convert to 100% lead-free products for potable applications in advance of the national deadline is on target. 

The Zurn lead-free initiative sets the standard for the industry as it will become the first company to completely convert the broadest product offering.

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Investment in state-of-the-art coater to enable new products and efficiencies

Monday, February 25, 2013

OWATONNA, MN – Viracon, Inc., the nation’s leading single-source architectural glass fabricator, announced that it will make an investment of more than $30 million at its Owatonna, MN facility. The investment is for a new coater that will allow Viracon to continue its leadership in architectural glass products and ensure its long-term competitiveness.

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Project Duplicates 19th-century Ornamental Ironwork on Historic Madison Bed and Breakfast

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

MUKWONAGO, WI…For more than 150 years, the Mansion Hill Inn’s ornate exterior has radiated stately elegance. Thanks to the restoration efforts of Banker Wire, the Madison, WI bed and breakfast’s ornamental ironwork will continue to charm guests and passersby for years to come.

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Product Offers Unparalleled UV Protection With High Light Transmission

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

DEPEW, NY…SEFAR® Architecture introduces EL-30-T1-UV – an inert, light transmitting fluorpolymer 100 percent PTFE fabric ideal for use in exterior shading applications, including membrane and lamellar structures, retractable canopies, umbrellas, sun awnings and screens.

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Temporary Closure Will Improve Efficiencies and Make Viracon More Competitive

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

OWATONNA, MN – Viracon, Inc., the nation’s leading single-source architectural glass fabricator, announced plans to temporarily cease operations at the smallest of its three U.S. manufacturing locations.  Viracon announced today that it will close its St. George, Utah plant for approximately two years beginning in mid-April 2013.  The temporary closure will better align overall capacity with the demand expected over the next two years, which can be served from Viracon’s two other U.S. locations.  The company also plans to upgrade the coating capabilities at the St.

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Ellison Bronze App in the Mac App Store

Free Interactive Tablet Brochure Allows Users to Easily Access Comprehensive Company Resources

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

FALCONER, NY… Ellison Bronze, Inc., the inventor of the balanced door and provider of the highest quality marquee entrances in the industry, announces the release of a new iPad app – an interactive brochure that provides a wealth of information about Ellison Bronze and its products.

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Monday, January 28, 2013

OWATONNA, MN –Nicholas Peake, Architectural Design Specialist with Viracon, has earned accreditation as a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design® (LEED®) Green Associate from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). A LEED Green Associate demonstrates the knowledge and skill needed to understand and support green design, construction, and operations.

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800 North Glebe Road Honored in ‘4 Stories and Above’ Category

Thursday, January 24, 2013

OWATONNA, MN – 800 North Glebe Road in Arlington, VA has been named the 2012 Speculative Office Building of the Year by the NAIOP (National Association of Industrial and Office Properties) Northern Virginia in the ‘4 Stories and Above’ category. The award was presented to developer and owner The JBG Companies, and the building features over 78,000 square feet of Viracon glass.

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