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facility in Florida is a far cry from the previous station that was built by volunteers in 1962, which had become outdated and inefficient.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]

Perforated metal panels beautifully accent Orlando parking structure

   A beautiful new multi-story parking structure has risen alongside Orlando’s latest attraction, an 18-story, 400-feet-tall Ferris wheel that will provide views of other attractions like Universal Studios, SeaWorld and Epcot Center. The upper levels of the parking deck sport nearly 5,000 sq. ft. of Petersen Aluminum’s perforated 7.2 Rib Panel in an enclosure and [Read More]

Petersen Aluminum sponsors AIA Chicago design awards night

Hundreds of architects, contractors and manufacturers filled the spacious Architectural Artifacts gallery in Chicago in May for the AIA Chicago’s Small Project Awards night. Petersen Aluminum was proud to be a lead sponsor of the event. Projects entered in the competition were displayed on boards hung throughout the space for Chicago construction professionals to browse [Read More]


  A very private beachfront residence in Gulf County, Florida, “became one of the more challenging jobs we’ve done in 2014 due to the layout and complexity of the tapered roof panels,” according to Dave Landis, Petersen Aluminum’s architectural/technical sales manager. Landis is based out of the company’s Acworth, Georgia plant and assisted the roofing [Read More]

Benchmarking our impact on the environment

At Petersen Aluminum we are celebrating our 50th year in business, and are looking forward to exhibiting at the upcoming AIA Expo in Atlanta, which is the home of our southeast regional manufacturing plant. We look forward to welcoming y’all to our booth number 1247. In our booth we will be distributing our new Environmental [Read More]

Designers can specify with confidence with Petersen Aluminum’s Environmental Product Declaration

Download the Environmental Product Declaration from Petersen Aluminum Elk Grove Village, Ill. (May 6, 2015) – Petersen Aluminum’s recently released Environmental Product Declaration delivers cradle-to-grave transparency for the manufacturing, installation, maintenance and recycling of its roll-formed steel and aluminum roof and wall panels. The EPD pulls back the curtain on environmental impact for architects and [Read More]


     The new Gulf Gate Public Library in Sarasota has proudly opened as a sparkling, high-tech replacement for the highly used but aging facility previously located on the same site. “The aesthetics of the library are intended to reflect the Craftsman style of architecture endemic to the area,” said Amy Weber, architect with Harvard [Read More]


  The design of National Metal Sales’ significant expansion of its headquarters facility in Romulus, Mich., achieves “a classy look in its industrial setting.” NMS selected Petersen Aluminum’s Precision Series Horizontal Wall Panels to get the look it wanted. NMS is a full-service sheet metal distribution and fabrication center.   Approximately 4,500 sq. ft. of [Read More]

Petersen Aluminum wants to publicize your project

    For construction professionals who’ve wondered how to get their projects pictured in magazines, advertisements, social media or on web sites, Petersen Aluminum has built the tool to make it happen. The new marketing tool is called Publicize Your Project, and it’s simple, fast and free. The tool can be accessed at   [Read More]