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Category: Anodizing

Mountain View Corporate Center features Linetec’s Copper Anodize

The new owners of Mountain View Corporate Center in California, Rockwood Capital, invested in updating three buildings from concrete exteriors to a modern copper-colored metal panel façade. Linetec finished more than 23,000 square feet of aluminum panels in its proprietary Copper Anodize. Along with the high-tech aesthetic, the durable anodize supports the property’s sustainability goals and protects the aluminum panels fabricated by Morin Corporation and installed by Sheet Metal Systems (SMS).

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Finishing innovations, options and trends for architectural aluminum products

Tammy Schroeder, LEED Green Associate, discusses color innovations and sustainability strides in anodize, biophilic design in architectural coatings, and the latest in metallic and mica coatings. “Anodizing successfully combines science with nature to create one of the world’s best metal finishes by accelerating and enhancing the oxidation of the aluminum substrate. This process produces an oxide film that is uniform, extremely hard and protects the aluminum substrate from deterioration. It provides the highest performance finish for aluminum. Its longevity is its strength. It delivers excellent wear and abrasion resistance.”

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Linetec announces Jake Kriewald as Mid-Central sales manager

Linetec has promoted Jake Kriewald from inside sales lead to outside sales manager for the Mid-Central states of Michigan, Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky. He reports directly to Linetec’s vice president of sales and marketing, Jeff A. Fochs, Jr., who previously managed the territory.

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Linetec’s anodized aluminum finishing earns Declare Label at the highest level – LBC Red List Free

The Declare Label for Linetec’s anodized aluminum lists a life expectancy of 40 years and indicates that there are no applicable volatile organic compounds (VOCs) associated with this product. “All of our anodize colors are covered by the Declare Label without restriction,” said Andy Joswiak, Linetec’s vice president of operations. “We offer seven standard colors of anodize finishing plus proprietary Copper Anodize and our new Bordeaux Anodize.”

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Lorin supplies anodized aluminum for unique panels on the CapitaMall LuOne shopping complex in Shanghai

Lorin Industries, Inc. announces that it supplied the anodized aluminum for the unique shining silver-toned exterior panels for the CapitaMall LuOne shopping complex, located in Shanghai, China. Designed by famed international architect Moshe Safdie, the CapitaMall LuOne’s façade includes a living wall with exterior curtain wall “flappers” made from Custom ClearBrite® and Custom Silver White anodized aluminum provided by Lorin, which move gracefully in the wind.

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Decorative coatings market worth $82.4 billion by 2024

According to the MarketsandMarkets™ decorative coatings market report, there is growing interest in wood effects and high demand for specialty finishes such as anodic imitation special effects, metallic effects, and smooth, low glow gloss finishes. Hence, the demand for powder coating is high in the architecture industry.

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Linetec’s Jon Close promoted to president, Rick Marshall to retire

Jon Close has been promoted to president of Linetec; succeeding Rick Marshall who will retire at the end of the company’s fiscal year. During his nearly 24 years as Linetec’s president, Marshall helped guide Linetec to becoming the nation’s leading architectural finisher. Marshall and Close have worked together at Linetec for 16 years.

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East Carolina University renovates, expands football stadium with Tubelite’s doors, windows, curtainwall and storefront

Designed by architectural firm LS3P Associates Ltd. of Wilmington, North Carolina, the Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium southside renovation project team also involved AECOM and the joint venture general contractors of TA Loving Co. and Frank L. Blum Construction Co. Early in the project’s development, Apogee Renovation consulted on high-performance glass, aluminum framing and window system solutions that included Tubelite’s products.

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Contemporary, curvy curtainwall creates comfortable, sustainable, luxury residences using Technoform’s thermal barrier strip and warm edge spacer

Designed by Pappageorge Haymes Partners, 465 North Park Apartments’ curved, jewel-like exterior is comprised of several EFCO products. EFCO relied on a combination of Technoform’s polyamide thermal barrier and plastic hybrid stainless steel (PHSS) warm edge TGI®-Spacer M to meet the project’s specified aesthetics, thermal performance, durability and sustainability.

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Architects design pavilion with red petal facade. Overlapping shingles are composed of Alucobond Spectra Red tiles featuring a Lumiflon FEVE fluoropolymer resin topcoat. Photo credit: Keith Panel Systems

Architects design pavilion with red petal facade. Overlapping shingles are composed of Alucobond Spectra Red tiles featuring a Lumiflon FEVE fluoropolymer resin topcoat. Photo credit: Keith Panel Systems

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