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Five actions for plant safety

Safety is our #1 core value at Linetec, at all levels and across all departments. According to our safety manager Brian Stratton, “Preventing injuries requires that industry companies create a culture of safety built on training, communication, whole-team buy-in, the right equipment and more.” He continued, “Creating a culture of safety requires involvement from every […]

Florida’s Aventura Mall’s new wing offers sunlit experience thanks to Super Sky skylight finished by Linetec

Wausau, Wisconsin (March 2019) – Florida’s Aventura Mall recently completed a new wing expanding the Miami-area retail destination by 315,000 square feet to 2.7 million. This makes it the third-largest shopping mall in the United States, averaging more than 28 million visitors each year. Providing a sunlit experience with indoor conveniences, Super Sky Products Enterprises, […]

Join the Apogee Renovation team at NFMT

Join the Apogee Renovation team at the Building Operating Management’s National Facilities Management and Technology (NFMT) Conference & Exposition, March 26-28. NFMT is held at the Baltimore Convention Center, One West Pratt Street, in the city’s Inner Harbor. As part of the conference, Apogee also will be hosting “Your Checklist for Window Replacement,” a 20-minute […]

Linetec People to Know – Chris Menard

Q:  Tell me about your job A:  I have three main roles at Linetec. I direct the Finance Team for Linetec, which is responsible for the proper accounting and reporting of our business in compliance with accounting rules and internal controls monitored by Apogee, our corporate home office. I also oversee the purchasing team as […]

Linetec associates participate in Special Olympics Polar Plunge

Linetec associates took part in the coolest event of the season in 2019! The Wausau Polar Plunge at Sunny Vale Park. Plunging makes a difference Since 1999, plungers and their supporters have raised over $20 million for Special Olympics Wisconsin athletes. These donations support 18 different Olympic-type sports offered year-round, including National and World Games, as […]

Linetec’s wood grain finish and cancer center’s biophilic design featured in DSGNWELL

Sidney Kimmel Cancer Ctr-Abington Jefferson Health

DSGNWELL, one of the world’s first and only independent online sources for wellness architecture, recently showcased Linetec’s wood grain finishes on the Asplundh Cancer Pavilion. The Pennsylvania health care facility’s design by EwingCole incorporated biophilic principles and expansive outdoor views of its serene healing environment and natural landscape. R.A. Kennedy & Sons, Inc. performed all […]

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 […]