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Thermal requirements for warm climates


In warm climates and summer months, air conditioning and natural ventilation provide relief from the heat outside. No one wants to feel like they are roasting in a glass-enclosed stairwell or breaking into a sweat next to a closed window. Window, skylight, curtainwall, storefront and entrance systems with thermally improved aluminum framing and high-performance glass […]

Linetec promotes Paul Bratz to quality assurance manager and Brandon Slowiak to paint operations manager

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Wausau, Wisconsin (July 2019) – Linetec’s Paul Bratz has been promoted to quality assurance manager and Brandon Slowiak has been named to Bratz’s previous role as paint operations manager. Bratz reports to Andy Joswiak, Linetec’s vice president of technical and engineering, and Slowiak reports to Mike Schauls, vice president of operations. Together, they support the […]

In the News: Public safety inspires colors for Linetec-finished panels

Blue, gray and red tones comprise the palette of colors for the new Public Safety Training Center facility in Round Rock, Texas, inspired by the uniforms of the first responders who train there. Linetec applied 70%, two-coat, PVDF resin-based, Fluropon® architectural coatings to finish 11,600 square feet of Dri-Design’s painted aluminum panels for the training […]

Chicago Union Station’s renovate Great Hall features new skylight finished by Linetec

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Wausau, Wisconsin (July 2019) – Chicago Union Station is the third busiest in the U.S. serving 3 million Amtrak customers and 35 million Metra passengers annually, using 300 trains for 120,000 commuters on a typical weekday. As the station approaches its 100th anniversary, it has been re-envisioned and restored to a level that suits the […]

Linetec People to Know: Darrel Schwartz

Q: Tell me about your job A: I manage the LMI and thermal operations at Linetec. Our Linetec Managed Inventory (LMI) program currently has inventory belonging to 39 different customers. Our thermal department provides pour and debridge, as well as strut processes to improve the thermal properties of aluminum extrusions. Q: What did you do […]

Interior applications

While many are aware of the wide selection of finishing choices available for architectural aluminum products installed on buildings’ exteriors, some may not know that they have the same creative freedom and performance reliability for interior finishing options. With Linetec as your single-source solution for finishing, not only is the color selection practically unlimited, so […]

“High-performance architectural coatings for extruded aluminum” article featured in PRISM

Sharing its expertise and extensive knowledge of high-performance architectural coatings, Linetec recently authored an educational feature for PRISM magazine. Addressing the publication’s focus on sustainability and the built environment, the article by Tammy Schroeder, LEED® Green Associate, covers sustainability, durability and other coating selection considerations for aluminum extrusions. The informative article begins with an overview […]

Architect magazine’s project gallery features Aventura Mall

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Among the many projects finished by Linetec that are featured in Architect magazine’s online gallery, one of the most recent is Florida’s Aventura Mall. Supporting the Miami-area retail destination’s new addition and its bright, modern design, Linetec finished the skylight’s aluminum framing components in a Pale Oak color. Super Sky Products Enterprises, LLC manufactured and […]

OLE Health’s newest location clad with Linetec-finished aluminum wall panels

On May 22, OLE Health celebrated the grand opening of its Napa Valley Vinters South Napa Campus in California. More than 15,000 patients are anticipated to use the healthcare services annually at this new facility, which is OLE Health’s ninth location. Designed by INDE architecture of San Francisco, the 29,000-square-foot, three-story building’s exterior colors showcase […]