Architectural Mesh Now Features Circular Patterns – a Breakthrough in Woven Metal Fabrication

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

MUKWONAGO, WI…After more than a year of development, Banker Wire is the first manufacturer to mass-produce woven metal fabric with circular patterns. Circle Mesh applies the durability, versatility and aesthetic appeal of architectural mesh to new circular weaves.

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Rush University Medical Center Honored in the Healthcare Category

Thursday, January 10, 2013

OWATONNA, MN – The East Tower at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL has received accolades from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in the ENR Midwest Best Projects 2012 competition in the healthcare category. The new 830,000-square-foot inpatient facility utilizes Viracon glass.

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Krueck+Sexton Architects Recognized for 1730 Pennsylvania Avenue

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

OWATONNA, MN – Just two blocks from the White House,Viracon glass outfits the façade of 1730 Pennsylvania Avenue – a mixed-use commercial structure renovated by Krueck+Sexton Architects, who won the AIA Chicago 2012 Divine Detail Award for the design.

Krueck+Sexton, based in the Near North Side of Chicago, was tasked with renovating the failing façade of 1730 Pennsylvania Avenue. They turned to a variety of suppliers, including Viracon, to develop a custom window unit to replace the old window that had severe water damage and maintenance issues.

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Thursday, December 13, 2012

DEPEW, NY… Three architectural membrane projects featuring SEFAR® Architecture fabrics have each won a 2012 International Achievement Award (IAA). IAA winners are selected by the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) for design excellence in specialty fabrics applications. The winning projects include:

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H.B. Fuller Construction Products Building

New Location and Equipment Improves Capabilities and Service

Monday, December 10, 2012

AURORA, IL… H.B. Fuller Construction Products announces the opening of its new research and development center in Aurora, IL. The facility features new equipment and updated and expanded lab space that further enhances the capabilities of the company’s research and development efforts.

The new center, formerly based in Palatine, IL, was relocated to H.B. Fuller Construction Products headquarters in Aurora to allow for improved collaboration with various departments of the company.

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Deutsche Bank Switzerland

Metal-Coated Fabric Elegantly Divides Corporate Space and Provides Namesake Artwork for “Clouds” Restaurant

Friday, November 30, 2012

DEPEW, NY…Two high-profile venues inside Zurich’s Prime Tower now feature SEFAR® Architecture Vision. Deutsche Bank Switzerland and Clouds Restaurant both specified Vision for its visual remarkability and high performance. In Deutsche Bank, Vision provides glass partition panels for office space, while at Clouds, the product serves as a striking ceiling system.

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High-Resolution Digital Printing Solution Removes the Limitations of Screen Printing

Friday, November 30, 2012

OWATONNA, MN…Viracon announces the latest addition to their decorative glass portfolio. DigitalDistinctions™ is a digital printing solution that enables a building designer to insert their artistic expressions into a glass façade.

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Photo Credit: Frederic Larson

Metal Panels Give UC Davis West Village a Splash of Color

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

LOUISVILLE, KY…The largest planned net zero energy community in the United States features more than 40,000 total linear feet of metal wall, roof and canopy panels from Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation.

The University of California, Davis West Village community comprises 205 acres with 662 apartments, 343 single-family homes, and commercial and recreational facilities. The campus consists of three primary developments – The Ramble apartment complex, Viridian apartment homes and retail space, and The Center recreational facility.

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Please visit SAGE at Greenbuild booth #4353N and Viracon at booth #3676N

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14, 2012 – SAGEand Viracontoday announced a marketing partnership at the U.S. Green Building Council’s Greenbuildconference that will help architects and building owners improve the energy efficiency of buildings with glass while maintaining its design integrity.

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Left to Right: Jim Wendorff (Viracon), Doug Betti (Viracon), Mike Haney (Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development)

Luncheon Celebrates Manufacturer’s Week in Owatonna, MN

Friday, November 09, 2012

OWATONNA, MN – Viracon, the nation’s leading single-source architectural glass fabricator, has received three awards for its contributions to manufacturing in the city of Owatonna. The awards were presented during a manufacturer’s luncheon, hosted by Viracon on behalf of the Owatonna Chamber of Commerce and Tourism on Wednesday, October 24, 2012.

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See the Latest in Printing Technology Applied to Architectural Glass at Booth #3676N

Monday, November 05, 2012

OWATONNA, MN… Viracon, the nation’s leading single-source architectural glass fabricator, will showcase the latest addition to their decorative glass portfolio, DigitalDistinctions™, at the Greenbuild International Conference & Expo in San Francisco, CA, November 12-14.

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From L to R: Do it Best Corp. President and CEO Bob Taylor, Metal Sales National Accounts Manager Gary Davidson, Metal Sales President Jim Waldron, Do it Best Corp. Commodity Divisional Manager Joe Corah and Do it Best Corp. COO Dan Starr

Award Presented to Metal Sales at the Do it Best Corp. October Market

Thursday, October 18, 2012

LOUISVILLE, KY…Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation, the premier nationwide provider of metal roof and wall panels for the construction industry, has been named “Vendor of the Year” for the Do it Best Corp. Lumber and Building Materials Commodities Division.

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