Damage from Hurricane Irma forces Florida condo to replace entire roof

Marco Island, off the southwest coast of Florida, offers plenty of sandy beaches to attract both vacationers and year-round residents. It’s also somewhat sheltered by the curving arm of the Florida Keys to its south, so it rarely takes a hit from the Gulf Coast’s frequent hurricanes. This wasn’t the case in September 2017, though, [Read More]

Price increases to be effective Aug. 1, 2021

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, ILL. [July 1, 2021] – Booming demand, constrained supply and a shortage of material throughout the metal industry supply chain continues to cause prices to rise. Raw steel and aluminum ingot are trading at record-high prices, demand is high on a global scale and availability is tight across the market. Ironically, the [Read More]

Swift action, skilled crew expedite repair of storm-damaged school

When strong winds tore the roof off the Ancient Lakes Elementary School building in Quincy, Wash., in October 2020, a safe and speedy repair was the school’s top priority. With the interior of the gymnasium exposed to the elements and winter quickly approaching, the school turned to Krueger Sheet Metal and Petersen’s PAC-CLAD products to [Read More]

Phoenix race track completes construction without hitting the brakes

In November 2018, some 54 years after it opened its track to racing events, the Phoenix Raceway located in the Phoenix suburb of Avondale, Ariz., welcomed fans to a new racing experience, with a completely redesigned facility. The $178 million makeover included a redesign of the 1-mile track along with brand new stadium facilities, including [Read More]

Price increases to be effective June 28, 2021

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, ILL [May 28, 2021] – As the metals industry continues to experience high demand and constrained supply, Petersen is announcing price increases on its steel and aluminum products. Factors contributing to the increases include extremely tight metal markets on a global level, with domestic mills essentially sold out through the 3rd quarter [Read More]

Popular Georgia park gets a new visitor center fit for its mountaintop setting

Search Tripadvisor for Georgia’s Red Top Mountain State Park, and you’ll find reviews like “Most awesome park and activities” and “Peaceful and beautiful.” The park’s new visitor center, completed in November 2019, can only add to guests’ experiences. Styled to look like a classic mountain chalet, it features a standing-seam metal roof classic to such [Read More]

Metal roof, wall panels give Georgia patrol a solid presence along busy I-85

One of Georgia’s major highways, Interstate 85 crosses through the congested Atlanta metro area as it traverses the state from Alabama to South Carolina. Gwinnet County, the state’s second largest, is among the busiest regions through which I-85 passes, and so, also requires a heavy presence from the Georgia State Patrol. A new post for [Read More]

Metal roof design defines spaces within Delaware police station

New law enforcement facilities present significant programmatic requirements because of the multiple functions these buildings must serve. In many ways, they’re actually several buildings contained within the same four (or more) walls. Architects often use their roofing designs to illustrate this multipurpose nature – and that’s just the strategy employed in a new headquarters for [Read More]

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]