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]


The new 100,000 sq. ft. Gateway Medical Office Building in Orlando is anchored by Florida Hospital and the University of Central Florida’s Pegasus Health physician practice and clinic. The facility is located in the Lake Nona master-planned community and complements an array of medical services offered in the area known locally as Medical City. The [Read More]


      The Ron De Lugo Federal Courthouse in the U.S. Virgin Islands recently underwent a major repair and replacement of its roof. The 57,872 sq. ft., three-story federal building is located just a stone’s throw from the ocean in a beautiful bay in St. Thomas. The corrosive saltwater environment was the major factor [Read More]

Petersen Aluminum celebrates 50th anniversary, plans next 50 years

 Elk Grove Village, Ill. (Feb. 16, 2015) – Petersen Aluminum Corp. is celebrating its 50th anniversary by honoring the first five decades of company history as it prepares for a bright future. Maurice “Maury” Petersen founded the company on Feb. 15, 1965 as an aluminum distributor in Chicago, then worked with his son Mike as [Read More]

Custom home blends nature with design under curved metal roof

An ideal home in the country combines the best of nature with modern amenities. In the case of the Brereton residence of Bellaire, Mich., it also combines artistic ability with three different roofing materials. The distinctive curved roof of the Brereton residence was designed by Shoreline Architecture of Petoskey, Mich. General Contractor Widing Custom Homes [Read More]

iPhone giveaway ends with happy metal professional

Elk Grove Village, Ill. (Jan. 28, 2015) – One lucky metal contractor is the happy owner of a new Apple iPhone6-plus given away in late 2014 by Petersen Aluminum. Luke Duffy, vice president of Elens & Maichin Roofing & Sheet Metal in Joliet, Ill., was chosen to receive the new smartphone after downloading and installing [Read More]