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Linetec People to Know – Tad Klabacha

    Tell me about your job? I am a Senior Technical Engineer within the engineering team at Linetec. My primary responsibility is to provide technical leadership to the organization by solving complex problems that maintain and improve our processes. As a technical engineer supporting a finishing plant, you need to focus on both internal and […]

Linetec People to Know – Rex Gonyea

Q:  Tell me about your jobA:  I am part of a three-person supervision team, which is responsible for second shift B Team production operations. Our fully staffed teams are capable of meeting all customer expectations from receiving material, painting, quality assurance, packaging and crating, and finally to shipping and transportation. My personal responsibilities are paint […]

Touch-Up Paint – How to Apply and When to Use

What Is Touch-Up Paint? Upon request, and dependent on job size, applicators may supply a limited amount of touch-up paint with completed projects. Touch-up paint is supplied in small aerosol cans or bottles with a built in brush for easy application. It is intended to cover small blemishes or to touch-up exposed cut ends on […]

Controlling Variation in a Paint Color

LAB color sphere

The human eye can differentiate between 10 million colors, and the way in which buildings are built and lit can alter that perceived color. Humans have been making and using paint colors for hundreds of years, however current paint technology still means we live in a world of variables and, while they may be very […]

PRISM highlights natural light, durable finishes on LEED Platinum UCLA Luskin Conference Center


The LEED Platinum certified University of California Los Angeles’ Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center recently was featured in PRISM: Sustainability in the Built Environment. Wausau Window and Wall Systems provided high-performance windows, terrace doors and curtainwall to support the center’s sustainable design goals, acoustic performance and access to natural light. All of the aluminum […]

Eric Overland – Linetec People to Know

Black Bear laying in woods with rifle leaning over him.

Q:  Tell me about your job A:  I was recently awarded a Day Shift” production supervisor position for anodize. My job consists primarily of leading the Anodize Line 1 and Line 3 production teams. Q: What did you do prior to Linetec? A: Before joining Linetec, I spent the previous 12 years working in the construction […]

Commercial Architecture highlights Linetec’s finish on Orlando airport skylight

Orlando-Airport-Acurlite Structural Skylight finished by Linetec

“Daylight Greets Travelers to Sunshine State,” a recent article in Commercial Architecture Magazine, presents a warm look at the Orlando International Airport’s new Intermodal Terminal Facility (ITF). The project features a massive skylight by Acurlite Structural Skylights, Inc., with framing finished by Linetec for Florida’s climate and conditions. The 8,000-square-foot, heavy-duty low-rise, segmented barrel-vault commercial […]

Linetec launches a new website highlighting the company as a “Single Source Solution” for architectural finishing

Linetec - new website

Wausau, Wisconsin (Nov. 2018) – Linetec revealed its new message, “Single Source Solution” for architectural finishing, along with a brand new website and printed literature. “Customers rely on Linetec as a single source solution for their architectural aluminum needs according to the research insights gained in creating our new website. Building on this reputation and […]

Precautions regarding white paint coatings

Royal Caribbean Cruise-Dri-Design

Clean / Bright White Paint Coatings Bright whites are a popular design option in today’s architectural industry. These colors are available in high-performance PVDF (Kynar) fluoropolymer paint systems and can be especially appealing as a unique architectural design statement. Please be aware that special considerations should be observed when using these colors. 1.) Whites have a lower […]

Linetec People to Know: Patty Hendrickson

Patty Hendrickson

Q:  Tell me about your job A:  I am the Packaging and Crating Supervisor at the paint facility.  My team actively works to package products leaving Linetec so they are not damaged while being shipped to the customer.  It is a very fast-paced environment and no two orders are the same.  At times, we have […]