Trends in metals and finishes: Bigger, greener and more intricate
Metals suppliers and finishers are working right alongside glass companies to develop products that meet architects’ ever-growing demands for more expansive glass facades in increasingly complicated designs that offer higher performance. Following are articles from three metals and finishing companies about what they are doing to satisfy these architectural requirements.
Larger extrusions provide design freedom, strength, aesthetics and lower costs
By Guy Charpentier, marketing manager, Bonnell Aluminum, Newnan, Ga.
Introducing acid etch to customers and employees
By Tammy Schroeder, national marketing specialist, Linetec, Wausau, Wis.
Factors to consider with curved aluminum extrusions
By Dave Johnson, president, Mid-Am Metal Forming, Rogersville, Mo.