New Metrorail Line Features Banker Wire

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

MUKWONAGO, WI…Commutes between Washington, D.C., and Northern Virginia are famously arduous. Thanks to the new Dulles Corridor Metrorail Silver Line, those routes have gotten significantly easier. The route currently runs to fast-growing areas outside of Washington, D.C., including Tysons Corner, and will eventually provide a direct route from Dulles International Airport to downtown Washington, D.C. Pedestrian bridges featuring more than 60,000-square-feet of Banker Wire woven wire mesh are interspersed throughout the line.

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New Online Calculator Tool Makes Tile Installation Easier for Contractors

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

AURORA, IL…TEC® Skill Set announces the launch of its Coverage Calculator tool to help professionals accurately estimate the amount of installation materials needed for tile projects. 

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New Color Selector Tool Helps Select Perfect Kitchen and Bath Tile Products from Lowe’s

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

AURORA, IL…Homeowners want their spaces to reflect who they are. But figuring out how to execute their style often presents a challenge. In fact, according to 2014 Houzz survey, 28% of renovating homeowners say “defining their style” is their biggest challenge. Through a new mobile-friendly online tool, TEC® Skill Set™ helps do-it-yourself designers define their personal style and create rooms that showcase it – down to the smallest details, including tile type and grout color recommendations.

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Winning Projects Rely on TEC® Products

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

AURORA, IL…TEC® products were used in two winning projects in the 15th Annual Starnet Design Awards, held April 17 in Tucson, AZ.

The awards were held as part of the Starnet Worldwide Commercial Flooring Partnership’s Annual Meeting. These awards highlight cooperation between Starnet members and the architecture and design community, and recognize inventive uses of flooring in commercial design. Winning projects were selected by a panel of architecture and design professionals.

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ClosetMaid® MasterSuite®

Company to Unveil New Tools for Design Professionals with the Chance for Attendees to Win a $2,000 Closet Giveaway

Monday, May 11, 2015

Ocala, Fla. — ClosetMaid®, the number one brand in closet and organization systems according to a 2014 Builder Magazine brand study, will showcase its residential and commercial systems at the 2015 American Institute of Architects Convention and Expo, May 14-16 in Atlanta, GA. The company will also give away two $50 gift cards and one grand prize – a ClosetMaid MasterSuite® closet system, valued at $2,000.

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Bill Gauley, PE and Principal of Gauley Associates Ltd., co-developed the MaP (Maximum Performance) toilet testing methodology that is universally used in the industry around the world.

Gauley Says the New Zurn High Efficiency Toilet and Carrier (HETC) System Represents a “Significant Advancement for the Acceptance of Low-Flow Systems"

Friday, May 08, 2015

ERIE, PA – One of the world’s foremost authorities on water efficiency says Zurn Industries, LLC may have triggered a “watershed moment” for acceptance of low-flow toilets with the introduction of the Zurn High Efficiency Toilet and Carrier (HETC) System in January 2015.

Bill Gauley, PE and Principal of Gauley Associates Ltd. in Ontario, Canada, visited a Zurn facility in March 2015 to observe a demonstration of the new Zurn HETC system.

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The Zurn High Efficiency Toilet and Carrier (HETC) System

Booth #2569

Thursday, May 07, 2015

ERIE, PA – Zurn Industries, LLC, will showcase its latest industry-leading engineered solutions at the 2015 American Institute of Architects (AIA) convention May 14 – 16 in Atlanta, GA.

Zurn is exhibiting at Booth #2569. AIA show attendees will have a front row opportunity to see a number of innovations that launched in January 2015, including:

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Annette Panning

Thursday, May 07, 2015

OWATONNA, MN – Viracon, the nation’s leading single-source architectural glass fabricator, has appointed Annette Panning as its new Director of Marketing.

Panning comes to Viracon with director-level experience leading  global marketing, marketing communications, and brand initiatives. In addition, she has a unique breadth of experience across product development management and international marketing management practices. She has worked for companies such as PENTAIR, Graco Inc., and Andersen Corporation.

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Universal Grout Innovation Available in 100+ In-Stock Colors

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

AURORA, IL…A new product by H.B. Fuller Construction Products has revolutionized grout selection, providing virtually unlimited, easy-to-mix grout color options in stock. New TEC® Skill Set™ DesignColor™ Grout allows tile contractors to provide customers with more than 100 in-stock grout color choice options using 12.5 bags of universal grout base paired with interchangeable and unique color mixes. This innovative approach reduces inventory and simplifies the process of finishing any residential or commercial tiling project. 

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Panels Exude Modern Luxury at Loring Park Apartment Tower in Minneapolis

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Louisville, KY…Metal Sales Manufacturing Corporation provided more than 13,000 square feet of its TDR-6 deep ribbed metal wall panels for a new apartment tower, known as LPM, in the Loring Park neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The Loring Park area of the city has become the go-to destination for many young adults and professionals due to its proximity to downtown Minneapolis, affordable prices and amenities like coffee shops and restaurants. The neighborhood has grown in recent years, making it an ideal location for LPM.

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Easy-to-Install Product Perfect for Time-Sensitive Commercial Jobs

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

AURORA, IL…H.B. Fuller Construction Products has added a new surface preparation product to its TEC® system. The new TEC® Crack Isolation Sheet Membrane is an easy-to-use peel and stick underlayment designed to accompany TEC® mortars and grouts for time-sensitive, hard surface flooring commercial installations.

TEC® Crack Isolation Sheet Membrane protects ceramic tile, natural stone and other hard surface flooring from in-plane cracks and movement up to 3/8”.  It also contributes to sound suppression in commercial and residential settings.

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Grout Innovation Now Available in 100+ In-Stock ColorsGrout Innovation Now Available in 100+ In-Stock Colors

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

AURORA, IL…A new product by H.B. Fuller Construction Products has revolutionized grout selection. As if they are shopping for paint, consumers can visit the TEC® Skill Set™ Grout Design Center to discover the perfect grout color to complement their home design. The Grout Design Center invites customers to peruse a vibrant display of 100+ grout colors—making it easier to find a grout color in stock that matches tile, furniture and paint selections in their homes.

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