Stainless Steel Wire Mesh Now Lines Stairways and Balconies of Newly-Renovated Lewisville High School

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

MUKWONAGO, WI…Lewisville School District’s oldest – but newly renovated – school now features Banker Wire stainless steel wire mesh. The company provides sleek and durable infill panels for the school’s stairways and hallway balconies.

Lewisville High School, founded in 1897, is undergoing a large-scale, multi-phase renovation as part of the district’s efforts to provide high-quality educational facilities to its growing student population. Implementation of that plan involved installing Banker Wire railing infill panels in the school’s hallways.

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Presentation Given at MCAA 2013: “Lead-Free: It’s Coming, Are You Prepared?”

Monday, March 25, 2013

ERIE, PA – Two Zurn Industries, LLC executives, each instrumental in the firm’s aggressive industry-leading conversion to lead-free, shared their insights and experiences during a presentation at MCAA 2013 in San Antonio, Texas on March 18.

Frank Schaetzke, Vice President of National Accounts, and Sean Martin, Senior Director of Sales, provided an audience of mechanical contractors successful strategies to comply with the Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act (42 USC 300G). The new federal law takes effect January 4, 2014.

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New Colors Match Latest Industry Design Trends

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

AURORA, IL… H.B. Fuller Construction Products, maker of TEC® brand products, announces the addition of 13 new colors to its Power Grout® Ultimate Performance Grout line.

Power Grout® Ultimate Performance Grout was introduced in 2011, and demand for the product has been increasing ever since. To meet this demand and match new industry design trends, H.B. Fuller Construction Products consulted with designers, installers and color experts to develop the new color offerings.

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The Zurn One System Specifier Simplifies a Complex Process When Considering the 47-billion-plus Possible Combinations of Zurn Products

Monday, March 18, 2013

ERIE, PA – Zurn Industries, LLC introduces the Zurn One System Specifier, an easy-to-use web application that quickly and efficiently configures a project’s plumbing components to meet customized specifications. 

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Space Maintains Historic Look and Adds Natural Light

Friday, March 15, 2013

DEPEW, NY…A recent renovation brings a revitalized look and shopping mall to the Salzburg Central Train Station in Salzburg, Austria. With the help of SEFAR® Architecture’s TENARA® Fabric, the station was able to keep its elegant, arched roofing that dates back to 1908 while bringing natural light to the previously dark transit corridors.

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TEC Products Provide Solutions for Both Interior and Exterior Challenges

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

AURORA, IL…A fine arts building addition at Pathfinder and Navigator Schools in Pinckney, MI contains more than 16,000 square feet of tile, all installed with TEC® products.

The building addition houses fine and performing arts space, including a new band and orchestra suite, choir and music rooms, art rooms, a fine arts integration studio and conference room.

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Innovative Home Educates Consumers and Professionals About Sustainable Products and Technologies

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

LOUISVILLE, KY…The sustainable community of Serenbe outside Atlanta, GA is the setting for a new net-zero energy prototype home built with Metal Sales roof and wall panels.

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Zurn ZTR6203 Sensor Flush Valve for urinals

Reduces Costs and Water Usage

Monday, March 11, 2013

ERIE, PA – Zurn Industries, LLC introduces the ZTR6203 Sensor Flush Valve for urinals, the companion product to the ZTR6200 Sensor Flush Valve for water closets introduced in August 2012. 

The now-completed ZTR suite is performance engineered with dual technology designed to reduce both costs and water consumption: the EcoVantage® Pint sensor, Zurn’s most reliable and dependable smart sensor technology; and the HydroVantage® piston innovation, which produces precise and consistent gallons per flush.

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Zurn Lead-Free Initiative Sets the Industry Standard to Remove Lead from ALL Potable Water Products by January 4, 2014

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

ERIE, PA – Zurn Industries, LLC joins plumbing organizations and their members in recognizing World Plumbing Day (March 11, 2013) as it also announces the company’s aggressive industry-leading initiative to convert to 100% lead-free products for potable applications in advance of the national deadline is on target. 

The Zurn lead-free initiative sets the standard for the industry as it will become the first company to completely convert the broadest product offering.

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Investment in state-of-the-art coater to enable new products and efficiencies

Monday, February 25, 2013

OWATONNA, MN – Viracon, Inc., the nation’s leading single-source architectural glass fabricator, announced that it will make an investment of more than $30 million at its Owatonna, MN facility. The investment is for a new coater that will allow Viracon to continue its leadership in architectural glass products and ensure its long-term competitiveness.

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Project Duplicates 19th-century Ornamental Ironwork on Historic Madison Bed and Breakfast

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

MUKWONAGO, WI…For more than 150 years, the Mansion Hill Inn’s ornate exterior has radiated stately elegance. Thanks to the restoration efforts of Banker Wire, the Madison, WI bed and breakfast’s ornamental ironwork will continue to charm guests and passersby for years to come.

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Product Offers Unparalleled UV Protection With High Light Transmission

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

DEPEW, NY…SEFAR® Architecture introduces EL-30-T1-UV – an inert, light transmitting fluorpolymer 100 percent PTFE fabric ideal for use in exterior shading applications, including membrane and lamellar structures, retractable canopies, umbrellas, sun awnings and screens.

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