Signature blue perks up façade of growing coffee chain’s Tucson store

Possibly the fastest growing coffee chain in the United States is largely unknown outside the West Coast and Southwest, but this could soon change if the company’s rapid expansion continues at its current clip. Dutch Bros. Coffee began operations in 1992 in Grants Pass, Oregon, and now has more than 400 locations across nine states [Read More]

Price increases to be effective May 3, 2021

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, ILL [April 7, 2021] – As the metals industry continues to experience high demand and constrained supply, Petersen is announcing price increases on its steel and aluminum products. Contributing factors include demand that has recovered more quickly than anticipated, the 232 tariffs which remain in place making imported metal largely unavailable, inventory [Read More]

Speedy roof replacement helps resort recover from hurricane’s fury

The community of Panama City Beach, Fla., didn’t see the same level of destruction as nearby Mexico Beach when Hurricane Michael made landfall on Oct. 10, 2018, but this didn’t stop the storm from doing significant damage to the Sheraton Bay Point Resort, a luxury property perched at the entrance to the community’s Grand Canal. [Read More]

Multi-color metal-panel façade gives suburban adventure park an urban edge

“Activate Awesome” is the slogan for Urban Air Adventure Parks, a nationwide chain of family activity centers featuring trampolines, climbing walls, skydiving tunnels and obstacle courses. The designs of these facilities range from a mix of edgy skateboard culture to urban/industrial design. Metal wall panels bring both these influences together for the façade of a [Read More]

Wildlife refuge visitor center tied to historic barn design and bear hunt

What does the Rubik’s Cube have in common with a new national wildlife refuges visitor center? Both owe their good fortunes to a 1902 hunting trip by President Theodore Roosevelt. The new Theodore Roosevelt Visitor Center on the grounds of the Theodore Roosevelt National Wildlife Refuge near Onward, Miss., commemorates that trip and provides interpretive [Read More]

Metal roofing brings authenticity, strength to modern farmhouse in Florida

Belle Isle, Fla., is a sleepy suburb within the Orlando metropolitan area, with many of its residential streets lined with low-lying, ranch-style homes. But, even here, the national obsession with modern farmhouse-style design is beginning to take hold. In one neighborhood, the Casey family recently replaced an existing ranch with a new two-story farmhouse-style structure. [Read More]

Price increases to be effective March 1, 2021

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, ILL [Feb. 9, 2021] – As the steel industry continues to experience high levels of demand and limited supply, an impending price increase in PAC-CLAD steel products is on the horizon. Robust demand continues to come from almost all sectors of the industry including automotive markets, equipment manufacturers and construction, and input [Read More]

Pinewood Wedding Center

Perfect marriage of metal roof and façade for stunning new wedding venue Finding a signature location often is the goal for couples hoping to make their wedding day memorable. Not only can a special spot make the gathering of family and friends special on its own, it also can provide a backdrop for the all-important [Read More]

Lagoon Towers Condos

Metal roof panels give condos new protection in wake of historic hurricane Forecasters initially thought Hurricane Michael would hit Florida’s panhandle on Oct. 10, 2018, as a Category 2 storm – certainly a threat, but nothing the Gulf Coast resort area hadn’t seen before. Within just a few hours, however, Michael intensified into a Category [Read More]

Metal panels turn exposed parking deck into art installation

When you’ve got a high-rise condominium tower with prices starting at $1.3 million, you better make sure that even the 3-story, open parking deck has an upscale look. The large-format perforated metal panels adopted for the purpose at Atlanta’s new The Charles Condominiums, certainly fits the bill. In fact, with their cross-hatching of metal support [Read More]