about Linetec
Eco-Friendly - Traditional Anodize comparison

Linetec's Anodize offers a more environmentally-friendly product with our new technology.

Eco friendly anodize creates an aesthetically appealing "frostier" appearance that helps hide small defects, such as die lines, minor corrosion and scratches, that may occur on the aluminum surface.

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Copper Anodize

Linetec offers its proprietary copper anodize finishing to architectural market-leaders.

This exclusive copper anodize finish offers our customers the look of rich, real copper without such shortcomings as salt run-off stains, galvanic corrosion and patina.

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USGBC Member logo

Linetec has earned a long-standing reputation as a leader in environmentally-conscious practices and finishing options.

As a USGBC member, Linetec supports green building finishing through ongoing research and environmentally-friendly business practices.

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Company History

Linetec was founded in 1983, by its parent company Apogee Enterprises Inc. Apogee's companies specialize in glass, coatings and architectural products, so establishing a finishing company focused on architectural products was a natural fit.

The increasing demand by architects for windows of different colors spawned Linetec. As hardly anyone was specializing in coating architectural products, this was a niche waiting to be filled.

Linetec started in Wausau, Wisconsin in June of 1983 with a small facility and a single paint line. Scott Platta managed Linetec with 20 employees and a 40,000 square foot building capable of applying enamel, acrylic and Kynar paint finishes.

Linetec was only the second paint line in the U.S. to paint Kynar coatings in a single pass

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