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Focus Includes Potential Health Threat from Residential Backflow Incidents

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

ERIE, PA – The Backflow Prevention Association of Australia (BPAA) recently heard about the state of the industry in the United States from Rick Fields, Director of Channel Management – Waterworks for Zurn Wilkins, a brand of Zurn Industries, LLC.

Fields updated the group on product innovations, trends in national and state-level rules and regulations, and inconsistencies in enforcement and maintenance. The Zurn director also called for improved industry education and training so that workforce capabilities can meet more complex technologies.

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Movable Glass Slats Create Colorful, Modern Facade

Monday, September 29, 2014

DEPEW, NY… SBB Railway’s newly-minted headquarters outside of Wankdorf, Bern, has a striking visual feature — SEFAR® Architecture VISION fabric, laminated between moveable glass louvers. Five different variations of the VISION fabric interlayer absorb and disperse sunlight. The 6,258 individually moveable slats, which cover the 98,318 square-foot façade, allow occupants to open and angle the panels for fresh air and lighting control.

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Before playing hard on the field, players can grab their gear from hard-working, durable Banker Wire mesh.

North End Zone Complex Addition Includes New Locker Room

Monday, September 29, 2014

In 2013, Michigan State University’s football team won every single game played at Spartan Stadium. This year, the players will grab their gear from lockers featuring Banker Wire mesh before walking onto the field that saw so many victories.

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Three Products, One Scheduled to Launch in October, Define the Future for Restroom Design, Water Efficiency and Ease of Installation

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

ERIE, PA – Zurn Industries, LLC will offer visitors to the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) Convention & Exposition in Chicago next week a first glimpse of three game-changing restroom solutions set to launch over the next few months.

The first “at bat” belongs to Zurn’s new 1.1 gpf Ultra Low Flow wall bowl sensor flush valve system (Z5615.395 and Z5615.396), scheduled to launch in October.

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Increased Product Demand Calls for Capital Improvements and Upgrades

Thursday, September 11, 2014

OWATONNA, MN – Viracon, the nation’s leading single-source architectural glass fabricator, will reopen its St. George, UT manufacturing facility in January 2015.

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Zurn Green Turtle Outpaces Grease and Oil Interceptor Market

Thursday, September 11, 2014

ERIE, PA – Zurn Industries, LLC announces the company will be exhibiting at two booths during the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) Convention & Exposition later this month in Chicago to include the product expansion realized through the recent acquisition of Green Turtle.

Zurn Green Turtle, exhibiting at Booth # 2617, now positions Zurn with the largest grease and oil interceptor product offering in the industry. The acquisition enables Zurn to serve the point-of-use, gravity and large capacity interceptor markets

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New Business to Support Company’s Growing North America Construction Business

Thursday, September 04, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. - H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE: FUL) announced today that it has acquired ProSpec® Construction Products, which is a provider of tile and stone installation products. This acquisition supports H.B. Fuller’s growth strategy by strengthening the company’s customer profile in the southeastern and western regions of the United States, where tile consumption is largest. The addition of ProSpec also increases the depth of H.B. Fuller’s product offerings and enables lower-cost and better service to customers through a larger manufacturing footprint.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Todd Anglin, National Sales Manager, Zurn Pex, Inc. (right) accepts award from David M. Weekley, Chairman of David Weekley Homes

Monday, August 04, 2014

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.

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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.

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