MSCI bestows lifetime achievement award on Petersen’s John Palesny

The Metals Service Center Institute bestowed its Lifetime Achievement Award on John Palesny, president of Petersen Aluminum Corp., in late November during its Aluminum Products Division Conference in Florida. The honor recognizes Palesny’s contribution to the metals industry during his 47-year career at Petersen, headquartered in Elk Grove Village, Ill. The Metals Service Center Institute [Read More]

New metal-clad high school saves old building from condemnation

The new ultra-modern Neshoba Central High School in Philadelphia, Miss., is a far cry from the deteriorating, 50-year-old building it replaced. “The old building was about to be condemned and actually part of it was unusable,” said Superintendent Lundy Brantley. “It’s nice to blast into the 21st century with this great new home. The students [Read More]

130-ft. double-lock metal panels are perfect choice for gymnasium’s curved roof

The popular 300-acre George Pierce Park in Gwinnett County, Ga., has become even more of an attraction with completion of a new 18,000-sq.-ft. gymnasium. The new facility includes a full-size basketball court, overlay courts for volleyball/badminton and an elevated indoor track. The park already features a football field, five soccer fields, nine baseball/softball fields and [Read More]

PAC-CLAD metal roof products receive ICC-ES code compliance verification

Four of Petersen’s PAC-CLAD metal standing seam roof systems are included in a new ICC Evaluation Service report. The ICC-ES Evaluation Report ESR-4173 provides independent verification that Snap-Clad, Tite-Loc, Tite-Loc Plus and PAC-150 180° double-lock standing seam roof panels meet the fire classification and wind uplift resistance requirements of the International Building Code, International Residential [Read More]

Home survives Hurricane Michael thanks to thoughtful construction

A home in Mexico Beach, Fla., survived October 2018’s Hurricane Michael practically intact, thanks to owners who invested a little in upgraded construction techniques and materials. Extra-deep pilings, reinforced concrete and other tricks helped the home named by its owners as the Sand Palace remain one of the only surviving structures in the area. Stories [Read More]

Metal adds contemporary appeal to church expansion

Nearly 5,000 sq. ft. of PAC-CLAD Precision Series wall panels helped create the contemporary look the designers wanted for the expansion of Corinth Christian Church in Loganville, Ga. As part of a major “For Generations” fundraising campaign to renovate existing buildings and build new ones, the expansion added significant classroom space and recreational areas. Highlighting [Read More]

Red metal wall panels modernize N.C. liquor store

Officials on the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) board in New Hanover County North Carolina unveiled a freshly renovated retail facility in Wilmington. The 5,000 sq. ft. facility offers a new look both inside and out. Gone are cramped quarters and rickety shelves. In their place are modern displays with a selection of 1,600 distinct products [Read More]

Specs and digital design files for PAC-CLAD metal roof and wall panels available on five platforms

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, ILL.  – Architects and designers now have multiple options for digitally locating and specifying PAC-CLAD products for any project. Petersen, the manufacturer of PAC-CLAD metal roof and wall panels, hosts its product specs plus its library of BIM, CAD and installation drawings, on digital platforms including MasterSpec, SpecLink-E, BIMobject.com, Sweets.com and Arcat.com. [Read More]

Homeowner makes metal roof the architectural focus of the house

The design for the expansive new residence in northern Mississippi was heavily influenced by the desire to feature the metal roof as a prominent architectural element. Homeowner Andy Tennison was very involved in the design process, and worked closely with both the architect, Mike Trexler of Trexler Group in Memphis, and roofing contractor Gary Killgore [Read More]

Kentucky public works offices wrapped in metal roof, wall and soffit panels

The Public Works Department of Elizabethtown, Ky., is now proudly housed in an efficient new building designed specifically to better meet staff needs for serving the growing community. The 9,400-sq.-ft. administration building is topped with 12,000 sq. ft. of Petersen’s Snap-Clad standing seam panels. The 24 gauge steel panels were finished in PAC-CLAD Cool Color [Read More]