Metal Wall Panels Breathe New Life into Historic City Landmark
Friday, August 29, 2014
LOUISVILLE, KY… Metal Sales™ exterior wall panels blend modern performance with a vintage look at the newly renovated Mountain Grand Deadwood Casino and Resort in Deadwood, SD.
The original building was once a gold ore and slime processing plant for the Homestake Mining Company in the early 1900s. Now wrapped in Metal Sales metal wall panels, the landmark structure is restored to its historic beginnings.
Colorful Glass Interlayer Lights up Marian University Center for Health Sciences
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
OWATONNA, MN…The Marian University Michael A. Evans Center for Health Sciences in Indianapolis, IN has won an honorable mention in the Vanceva® World of Color Awards™ Competition. Vanceva selected the project for its innovative use of colorful interlayers with Viracon glass.
Foundation Leads Efforts to Find a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
ERIE, PA – Zurn Industries, LLC added a new philanthropic recipient when its associates raised money and awareness this summer for the Erie-based Northwest PA Branch of JDRF (formerly known as the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation).
During three fundraising events organized and led by four summer interns, Zurn associates raised $2,290 for JDRF.
ERIE, PA – Zurn Pex, Inc. announced today that it has been honored to receive the prestigious “Partners of Choice” Award from Houston-based David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately held home builder. This award is a symbol of world-class excellence, and is the culmination of David Weekley Homes’ interactive evaluation program of its suppliers. Zurn Pex, Inc. is among the first rough plumbing company to receive this award.
Custom Replica Design Paired with ADA Compliance for 81-year-old Indiana War Memorial
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
JAMESTOWN, NY – Hope’s® Custom Bronze Doors were installed in two entrances to the Indiana War Memorial, an iconic structure in downtown Indianapolis listed as a National Historic Landmark.
Opened in 1933 and rising 210 feet, the monument is part of the city’s 24-acre Indiana War Memorial Historic Plaza, encompassing two monuments, three parks, and numerous statues, sculptures and fountains. The Indiana War Memorial has three main floors housing artifacts, photos, documents, uniforms and firearms–all commemorating Hoosiers who have served in combat.
Installers and Distributors Donate Resources to Create ‘Positive Space’
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
AURORA, IL…Ronald McDonald House Charities aims to provide a “home-away-from-home” for families with seriously ill or injured children. Athletes, designers, flooring contractors and builders worked together to help the Kansas City Ronald McDonald House accomplish that goal – using TEC® products to renovate the house and create a cheerful environment.
OWATONNA, MN…Cleveland’s new Convention Center and Global Center for Health Innovation is a striking addition to the cityscape, highlighted by a Viracon glass façade. The facility provides function and innovation for city dwellers in this distinguished venue with space for both business and healthcare services.
Built in the center of downtown Cleveland just off the shores of Lake Erie, the Cleveland Convention Center and Global Center for Health Innovation consists of two adjacent buildings complete with meeting spaces, exhibition halls, and a ballroom.
LOUISVILLE, KY… More than 8,300 square feet of Metal Sales™ wall panels outfit the new Fayetteville Montessori Elementary School in Fayetteville, AR. The school’s unique design and building requirements made it a great fit for metal cladding.
“Tree of Success” Sculpture Aims to Inspire at New Student Success Building
Thursday, July 10, 2014
MUKWONAGO, WI…Creativity. Vision. Inspiration. Those words – and many others – hang from Banker Wire mesh on the “Tree of Success” sculpture at Fox Valley Technical College. They not only reflect the characteristics that FVTC students associate with personal success, but also describe the design process of the unique sculpture. The Tree of Success resulted from a collaborative effort between students at FVTC, architects, contractors and Banker Wire.
Next-Generation Planning Tool ‘Takes Guesswork Out of Glass’
Thursday, July 10, 2014
OWATONNA, MN… Architects and designers can now download the ViraconGlass iPad app from the App Store to visualize their glass selections. ViraconGlass was unveiled at the AIA National Convention in Chicago, June 26‒28.
To download the app, visit the iOS App Store using an iPad or iPad Mini and search for “Viracon.”