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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 […]

Finish options for aluminum wall cladding in Construction Specifier

Iowa Culinary Institute

Across the U.S., many commercial buildings’ exterior designs feature aluminum cladding systems. Conveying a modern aesthetic, these metal wall products also are selected for their easy maintenance and long-term durability. Helping to ensure the intended appearance and performance, Linetec shared its knowledge in a recently published article in Construction Specifier.“Finishing options for aluminum wall cladding” takes […]

Vertically expanded Philadelphia office renovation re-clad in glass and aluminum with wood grain finishes by Linetec

2400 Market St Philadelphia, PA

Originally constructed in the early 1920s as a four-story Hudson Motor Car Company fabrication plant, Philadelphia’s 2400 Market Street property was adaptively reused as an office building. Previously known as the Marketplace Design Center, it was reimagined and vertically expanded into a nine-story, mixed-use, Class A office and positioned as a vibrant part of Center […]

ALA Midwest Architecture Conference, Oct. 29, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois

Linetec returns to the Association of Licensed Architects (ALA) Midwest Architecture Conference. This year’s event will be held Oct. 29 at the Drury Lane Conference Center in Oakbrook Terrace, just outside of Chicago. Representatives from Linetec will be in booth #308 in the expo hall from 10 a.m.-3:45 p.m. Visitors to Linetec’s booth can see […]