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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