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Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Safety & Security Equipment

Precast Concrete Guideway Walls for OIA Produced and Delivered by Leesburg Concrete

April 8, 2016

Leesburg Concrete Company, Incorporated (LCCI) recently completed the contract for precast concrete guideway walls for the OIA South Airport Automated People Mover (APM) Complex. LCCI was subcontracted by Hensel Phelps. “The OIA project was a great opportunity for us, another high profile project and a relationship with a quality contractor” said Kirk Rouse, Leesburg Concrete Vice... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Safety & Security Equipment

Gypsum Board achieves acoustical control.

February 18, 2016

Designed for residential and commercial construction projects requiring high sound transmission class rating of 50 and higher, CertainTeed® SilentFX® QuickCut can be used for interior walls and ceilings. Product consists of viscoelastic polymer that is sandwiched between 2 dense core gypsum boards. Manufactured as ½ in. single panel without paper or metal in center, product scores and snaps like regular drywall. M2Tech® technology provides protection against moisture and mold. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Green & Clean

Wall Insulation Panels help meet R-value requirements.

February 12, 2016

Designed to add insulation value to outside of exterior sidewalls while serving as nailable base for exterior sidewall coverings, ThermaCal® Wall Insulation Panels minimize heat loss and cold drive into living space of home. Panels also help meet increased R-value energy code requirements being adopted in certain climate zones. By covering studs while adding continuous insulation to rest of wall, tongue-and-groove panels help eliminate thermal bridging. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Construction Equipment & Supplies, Green & Clean

Twisted Steel Micro Rebar targets tunneling market.

February 5, 2016

Unlike rebar and other forms of reinforcement, Helix 8-50 Twisted Steel Micro Rebar allows for efficient tensile stress re-distribution within concrete prior to concrete cracking. Product has nominal length of 2 in. and equivalent diameter of 0.30 in., which meets ASTM A820 - Type I specification. Technology uses continuous deformation along length of shaft in form of twisted ribs, providing continuous anchorage in concrete as opposed to smooth steel fibers that rely on small end hooks. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Mounting & Attaching Products

Piper Plastics Selects Laird Plastics as North American Distributor for its Kyronmax(TM) PEI Plate

December 14, 2015

Chandler, AZ  USA - Piper Plastics, a leading provider of high performance polymer materials and precision machined plastic components and assemblies, is pleased to announce that Laird Plastics has been selected as the distributor for its KyronMAX™ S-6230 machinable carbon composite polyetherimide (PEI) plate in North America. "We are partnering with Laird Plastics to reach new customers... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Architectural Cladding combines durability, visual appeal.

November 24, 2015

Durable, custom-colored cladding, specified for commercial, institutional, and residential applications, includes non-combustible, exterior cladding. Used for exterior beautification, product incorporates rainscreen system and is available in 8 finishes. Versions include non-insulated ACRY NC 25 and insulated ACRY NC 25 INSULATED. Also available, faux-wood product combines traditional wood appearance with durability of non-combustible, cement panels. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Cantilever Sidewalk lets pedestrians safely share bridge roads.

November 12, 2015

Offering facilitated installation onto existing structures, FRP corrosion-resistant and zero-maintenance cantilever sidewalk system consists of stringers, deck, and railing and weighs as little as 13 psf. FiberSPAN deck panels weigh 4–9 psf, and connection options include supports at piers for minimized superstructure or gussets that act as floor beams at diaphragms or trusses. Railing attaches directly to FRP decking, and components are prefabricated. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Material Handling & Storage, Green & Clean

Applied Energy Technologies (AET) Exhibiting ECO Solar Mounting Product Line, Hosting Cocktail Hour at Intersolar 2015

July 7, 2015

DETROIT – Applied Energy Technologies (AET), a preferred supplier of commercial and utility-scale racking systems and one of the top 10 solar racking companies in the United States, announces its exhibition at Intersolar North America July 14-16 at booth 9721. AET will have hands-on display its Rayport™-G ECO ground mount racking system and Rayport™-B ECO roof ballast system from its ECO... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing

Metsä Wood and Michael Green Have Designed a Wooden Version of the Empire State Building

June 16, 2015

ESPOO, Finland - Metsä Wood, a Finnish quality wood products producer, has designed the iconic Empire State Building using wood as the main material together with Michael Green, a world-known architect and spokesperson for using wood in modern constructions. This is the first new way to build a skyscraper in the past 100 years. In an ever more responsible world, the importance of wood in... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

City of Davenport Opens New Fabric Building to House Public Buses

May 13, 2015

DAVENPORT, Iowa - The city of Davenport, Iowa, has opened a new bus storage facility for the Davenport CitiBus public transportation system. The tension fabric structure was designed, manufactured and installed by Legacy Building Solutions. Prior to construction of the facility, Davenport’s city buses were housed in a large building across the Mississippi River in neighboring Illinois. The new... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Leesburg Concrete Company, Inc. Produces Insulated Architectural Precast Concrete Wall Panels

May 8, 2015

Leesburg Concrete Company, Incorporated (LCCI) has just completed its first installation of integrally insulated architectural precast concrete wall panels.  LCCI chose a patented connector insulation system for constructing insulated concrete sandwich walls, Thermomass System NC for this initiative. This Thermomass system is fabricated to the exact panel dimensions and ensures the precast wall... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Bedford Reinforced Plastics to Exhibit at 2015 Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, Texas

April 28, 2015

BEDFORD, Pa., – Bedford Reinforced Plastics, a leading manufacturer of fiberglass-reinforced polymer (FRP) structural profiles, pultruded and molded grating, will be exhibiting at the 2015 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC2015) at NRG Park in Houston, Texas from May 4-7(th), 2015. Founded in 1969, the Offshore Technology Conference is the world's foremost event for the development of... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing, Services

Vinyl Products maintain consistant appearance outdoors.

April 17, 2015

Exhibiting durability and weatherability while minimizing maintenance, Geon™ Bold vinyl materials offer consumers, designers, and architects dark, rich colors that withstand elements, especially heat buildup, without losing vibrancy or performance. Applications, commercialized or in development, include capstock and cladding for window and door lineals, decking railings, fencing, roofing, and siding. These materials come in various gloss levels and usage temperatures. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Services

Conewago Enterprises, Inc. Earns International Recognition for Work on 1.7 Million Square Foot Distribution Center

April 8, 2015

Hanover, PA – Conewago Enterprises, Inc., a leading design-build contractor, was recently recognized by the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) for their work on the construction of a 1,706,338 square foot distribution center for Liberty Property Trust in Shippensburg, PA. Once completed, the project was added to the TCA's List of Top Ten Largest Buildings (Footprint), ranking fifth in... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Exterior Precast Concrete Walls enhance P425 LCS building project.

January 14, 2015

LCCI architectural precast concrete wall panels were produced for P425 LCS Logistics Support Facility, Naval Station Mayport Building Project, in Mayport, FL. Complementing likewise provided stairs, landings, stair shaft and elevator shaft walls, and dumpster enclosure, panels are multi-integral color/multi-textured to include grey masonry texture accent cast with aggregate into lower portion of panel, adobe buff in 2 upper sections cast with granite chips, blockouts, white sills, and reveals. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing

Sheet Molding Compound Solutions use boron-free glass.

October 24, 2014

Designed for automotive and transportation Sheet Molding Compound (SMC) applications, Advantex® ME1975 glass fiber multi-end roving creates Class A surface appearance without rippling. Providing optimal wetting performance with glass content as high as 60% in epoxy-based SMC applications, Advantex ME1510 can produce lighter and stronger products that can replace traditional metal in structural applications in automotive and industrial markets. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing, Textile Industry Products

New Plant to Help Owens Corning Meet Demand for Bio-based Products

October 22, 2014

Gastonia, North Carolina, facility to feature advanced manufacturing technology to meet growing customer demand for Sustaina®, the company's non-woven glass fiber fabric ORLANDO, Fla. – Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems, is building a new advanced technology facility in Gastonia, North Carolina, that will help meet... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Non-Industrial Products, Green & Clean

AXION Builds STRUXURE® Wetlands Walkway with Centerville-Washington, Ohio Park District

October 9, 2014

New Commercial Boardwalk System Built in Western Ohio ZANESVILLE, Ohio – AXION International Holdings, Inc. (AXIH), a leader in recycled plastic and polymer composite technologies used to produce ECOTRAX® rail ties/sleepers and STRUXURE® building products, announced today that its STRUXURE® Commercial Boardwalk products were used by the Centerville-Washington Park District to recently... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

Polyurethane Blocks provide thermal insulation.

September 30, 2014

Part of LAST-A-FOAM® R-9300 Continuous Insulation Block Series, Precast/Tilt-up Concrete Wall Panel Blocks are made of high-density rigid cellular polyurethane material, which prevents thermal energy transfer between building and ground when installed under load-bearing precast, tilt-up, brick, and block walls. Closed-cell structure is inert and prevents absorption of moisture so it does not rot or dissolve in subgrade applications, or promote corrosion of steel components. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Shea Concrete Products Installs Easi-Set Restroom for Harwich, MA

July 22, 2014

Shea Concrete Products recently installed a pre-engineered Easi-Set Worldwide restroom for the Veterans Memorial Field Complex, located just behind the Harwich Community Center. The restroom is the second such building Shea Concrete has manufactured for Harwich, MA with a third that was delivered to Long Pond Beach last week. Shea Concrete's partnership with Easi-Set has now entered its... Read More