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Linetec provides paint and anodize finishes on East Carolina University stadium’s entrance and façade systems


East Carolina University’s (ECU’s) 2019 football season ushered in the beginning of a new era for Pirates fans at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. The recently completed, $60 million, southside renovation added 1,000 premium seats in TowneBank Tower. All of the stadium’s entrances and façade systems were created with Tubelite Inc.’s doors, curtainwall, ribbon windows and storefront, and […]

Jeff Fochs promoted to vice president of sales and marketing at Linetec

Jeff A. Fochs, Jr., has been promoted to vice president of sales and marketing at Linetec, the nation’s largest independent architectural metals finishing company. He reports directly to Linetec’s president, Jon Close, who previously held this position. In his new role, Fochs will oversee Linetec’s national outside sales, inside sales and marketing teams. For now, […]

Linetec People to know: Dave Linden

Q: Tell me about your job A: I am the environmental engineer at Linetec. My primary responsibility is environmental compliance and ensuring that we demonstrate sound environmental responsibility as a company. Q: What did you do prior to Linetec? A: My first job out of college was in fisheries management with the Wisconsin DNR. I […]

Linetec promotes Phil Hanke to senior buyer

Linetec Manufacturing Facility Outside Drone Shot

Linetec has promoted Phil Hanke to the position of senior buyer, promoted from the role of buyer. He reports directly to the vice president of finance, Chris Menard. Working with colleagues in Linetec’s purchasing department and suppliers from across the U.S., Hanke applies continuous improvement and Lean manufacturing principles to support company-wide procurement needs and […]

Linetec’s Jon Close promoted to president, Rick Marshall to retire

Linetec Building Street Corner

Jon Close has been promoted to president of Linetec; succeeding Rick Marshall who will retire at the end of the company’s fiscal year. During his nearly 24 years as Linetec’s president, Marshall helped guide Linetec to becoming the nation’s leading architectural finisher. Marshall and Close have worked together at Linetec for 16 years, supporting customers’ […]

Metal Architecture showcases skylight renovation on Chicago’s Union Station

Chicago-Union-Station Great Hall

Chicago’s Union Station Great Hall celebrates its second holiday season as an updated facility, complete with its skylight replacement and renovation. Metal Architecture magazine recently featured the $22 million, three-year project’s success story highlighting Linetec’s contribution to the new Super Sky system and Goettsch Partners’ multi-layered design solution. Click here to read the article. Through […]

Linetec People to know: David Jasurda

Christmas Lights Ice Rink

Tell me about your job I am the maintenance supervisor here at Linetec. I oversee our maintenance team, which is compiled of 28 associates. Our associates are spread over 12 shifts. We are responsible for maintaining four plants, which cover nearly one million square feet. With the help of two great managers, things run pretty […]

HyVee Arena’s modern, multi-level sports complex repurposes historic, single-story building and relies on Linetec to provide high-performance, custom-color finishes and thermal improvement

Considered the nation’s first multi-level sports complex, HyVee Arena adaptively reused the historic Kemper Arena’s single-level venue transforming it into a modern, four-level, multi-functional, 10,000-seat recreational facility in Kansas City, Missouri. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the arena’s renovations needed to meet aesthetic standards, as well as functional and energy-efficiency goals. As […]

3-part guide specification for shop-applied paint and anodize finishes on aluminum

White Abstract Curved Architecture

Keeping architects, specifiers and architectural aluminum product manufacturers informed about finishing best practices, Linetec offers an updated guide specification for factory-applied metal finishes. Available for download, “Section 05 0513 Shop-Applied Coatings for Metal” provides a three-part guide specification covering PVDF resin-based coatings and anodize finishes for architectural aluminum products. As a single source solution, Linetec […]

Linetec People to know: Scott Waggoner

Q: Tell me about your job A: I was originally hired in as a shipper/receiver at the anodize facility, and spent most of my time unloading trucks and verifying incoming material. I bounced around quite a bit the next few years, eventually ending up with my current job as scheduling manager. Currently, I lead a […]