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Amazon’s Seattle headquarters, Re:Invent Tower, showcases Linetec’s wood grain and painted finishes

Re:Invent Tower, the third building comprising Amazon’s new Seattle headquarters, opened in June 2019. The project is pursuing LEED® Gold certification through the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Supporting the high-profile project’s sustainable, visual and performance goals, Linetec provided Teak wood grain finishes for the aluminum door systems and Black Beauty architectural paint coatings for […]

Linetec’s environmentally responsible practices showcased in Glass Magazine

“Linetec is one company that has made sustainability a cornerstone of its methods and business practices,” begins Glass Magazine’s December “Here’s an Idea” feature. This regular section looks behind-the-scenes at innovative practices that improve businesses and can make a big impact. Environmental responsibility is written into our company’s Core Values . Carrying these values into […]

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 […]