Career assistance building design uses four PAC-CLAD products

For more than 20 years, Workforce Essentials has assisted thousands of Tennesseans with becoming self-sufficient through job training and placement services. After initially considering renovation of its aging building, the organization’s board of directors determined that construction of a totally new, energy-efficient headquarters was a better course of action. Workforce Essentials is a private, non-profit [Read More]

Corrugated metal panels add tasty flair to grocery store

Mariano’s Fresh Market has opened as the anchor tenant in Phase II of the Stony Creek Promenade in Oak Lawn, Ill., with its signature metal adornment provided by Petersen Aluminum. Mariano’s is a corporate branch of Milwaukee-based Roundy’s Inc. retail grocery group. The façade of the building, including the signature rotunda, is clad with 5,000 [Read More]

Petersen Aluminum sponsors four free continuing education courses for AIA, GBCI credit

Elk Grove Village, Ill. (Sept. 24, 2015) – Petersen Aluminum now sponsors four free continuing education courses that construction professionals can complete to earn credits toward various industry certifications and memberships. The four courses, all of which can be taken online, focus on designing and building with metal roof and wall panels. Petersen Aluminum’s four [Read More]

Performing arts school rises from tornado’s devastation

  Four years after an EF4 tornado ripped apart the Alberta Elementary School in Tuscaloosa, Ala., the reimagined and redesigned Alberta School of Performing Arts has reopened on the site to the delight of students and the community as well. The K-8 school has a citywide enrollment capacity of 540 students studying various aspects of [Read More]

Florida group’s recruitment award goes to Sal Delfino of Petersen Aluminum

Elk Grove Village, Ill. (Sept. 3, 2015) – The Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors Association in July bestowed its Charlie Raymond Membership Award on Sal Delfino, technical manager, Petersen Aluminum Corp. The award is given annually to the association member who has recruited the most members during a calendar year. The award was presented [Read More]

Design files for metal roof, wall panels available on three major online platforms

Architects and designers now have multiple options for digitally locating and specifying Petersen Aluminum products during the design phase of any project. The manufacturer of metal roof and wall panels now has its library of BIM, CAD and installation drawings available on design platforms including Autodesk Seek, Arcat and Sweets. Most recently, Petersen Aluminum has [Read More]

Metal roof panels used as wall panels on Texas dental building

The new home of Amarillo Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Center in Amarillo, Texas, sports a creative design that appeals to patients as well as anyone who drives by. Created by Playa Design Studio, also in Amarillo, the structure features two overhanging canopy “wings” at diagonal corners of the dental office building that mark the entrances [Read More]

School board building’s roof reflects kite-flying history of its location

  The new home for the Homewood Board of Education Central Office in Alabama is a 14,500 sq. ft. modern structure which represents the first phase of a long-term plan to develop a 24 acre site in a suburb of Birmingham. The contemporary structure was designed by Williams Blackstock Architects, Birmingham. “The roof design was [Read More]

Weather-tight roof protects modern Florida fire station

The new Cape Canaveral Fire and Rescue facility in Florida is a far cry from the previous station that was built by volunteers in 1962, which had become outdated and inefficient. The new, modern station is now home to 15 volunteers and 35 paid personnel, and is designed to effectively serve the City of Cape [Read More]

Award-winning restaurant chain chooses PAC-CLAD roof

  Nation’s Restaurant News has chosen PDQ Restaurants as one of five emerging foodservice brands to receive its 2014 Hot Concepts Award. PDQ, which stands for People Dedicated to Quality, is a fast casual restaurant known for hand-breaded chicken tenders and other fresh menu items. Former Outback Steakhouse co-founder Bob Basham is a principal owner. [Read More]