Metal roof and wall panels showcase new library’s up-to-date capabilities

Libraries designed and built today have a mission that extends far beyond book lending, as the recently opened Madison Public Library in Madison, Ala., proves. This new 25,000-sq.-ft. facility offers room for events ranging from musical performances to makerspace demonstrations, and it’s sized to serve the expanding community of 55,000 residents located in the Huntsville, [Read More]

Traditional metal roof adds local flavor to new N.C. sports medicine facility

Staff members at Randolph Health Medical Group, serving residents of Asheboro, N.C., and the surrounding area, pride themselves on a creating a personal connection with their patients – and that human touch shows through in the design of their new Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine facility. The building’s low lines and overhanging eaves are topped [Read More]

Metal roof offers island home protection from sun and storms

Marco Island, Fla., offers a tropical climate, a gorgeous coastline and picture-postcard sunsets, among many other treats for the senses. However, this barrier island located off the coast of Naples, Fla., also can find itself in the crosshairs of approaching hurricanes. That was certainly the case on Sept. 11, 2017, when Hurricane Irma made landfall [Read More]

Tite-Loc Plus panels create standout roof for Pennsylvania school

More than 18,000 sq. ft. of Petersen’s Tite-Loc Plus roof panels in a distinct Marquis Orange finish help emphasize the angled gables topping the Greater Latrobe School District’s new Latrobe Elementary School in Latrobe, Pa. The 22-gauge panels, along with 3,800 sq. ft. of .032 gauge PAC-CLAD 750 soffit, complement the classic terra cotta-toned brick [Read More]

Metal panels signal church building’s purpose; no words required

When the growing Church at War Hill organization based in Dawsonville, Ga., embarked on an addition and renovations at one of its four churches, it also opted for PAC-CLAD panels to both protect the building’s exterior and provide a bit of branding. The design incorporates varying panel colors and orientations to call out the building’s [Read More]

Rescued historic building is clad with huge metal U.S. flag

An all-out, small town community effort to save a landmark building led to a creative and patriotic application of Petersen’s HWP panels. The Conover Square building in Oregon, Ill. (population 3,721) originally was constructed in the early 1890’s as a piano manufacturing factory. Additions to the building continued for the next 20 years, and by [Read More]

Carlisle Companies to acquire Petersen Aluminum Corp.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.– (BUSINESS WIRE) — Carlisle Companies Inc. (NYSE:CSL), a global leader in commercial and industrial building envelope products through its Carlisle Construction Materials (CCM) operating segment, announced Dec. 10 that it has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Petersen Aluminum Corp. (“Petersen”), a privately held manufacturer of high-quality metal roofing products for approximately [Read More]

School’s new arts center called “gem” by former principal

Like sports, performing arts can connect schools to their communities. And this is certainly the case with completion of the Gretchen Nelson Scott Fine Arts Center at Mosely High School in Lynn Haven, Fla. The high school finally has a performance facility of its own that will provide a much-needed community venue to host lectures, [Read More]

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]