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West Chester, OhioÂ – The City of Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety has certified, in report LA RR 26019, that ClarkDietrich’s ProSTUDÂ® Drywall Framing System (ProSTUDÂ® and ProTRAKÂ®) are code compliant building products and are approved for use in construction in the City of Los Angeles. The LA RR requires exceedingly difficult third-party evaluation, against a very... Read More
Used on ground floor storefront or protected low-rise applications and openings up to 14 ft high, Therml=Block™ TU24650 Series has dual pocket poured-and-debridged thermal break and is tested per AAMA 1503-09 and achievesÂ U-Factor of 0.31 for thermal transmittance andÂ frame condensation resistance factor (CRFf) of 75. Aluminum framing accommodates glass or panels up to 1 in. thick, and... Read More
Elio Motors Releases Body Framing and Engine Cradle Design to Suppliers for E-Series Engineering Prototype BuildsFeb 19, 2016
Design and engineering team meets major milestone, marches toward April 15th Material Release Date for E-1 Engineering Test Vehicles DETROIT,Â – Elio Motors, the startup vehicle manufacturer launching a three-wheeled vehicle that will get up to 84 MPG with a targeted base price of $6,800, today announced that it has released to its suppliers the body framing and engine cradle design for its... Read More
Available for commercial interiors,Â INT45 Interior Flush Glaze Framing incorporates aluminum storefront with metal stud and drywall systems. Adapters allow INT45's frames to be installed before or after drywall whileÂ completely covering end of the stud wall and helping meet construction schedules. For facilitated and accelerated installation, perimeter trim members are pre-applied on... Read More
Meeting needs of architects and contractors, ProSTUDÂ® with corrosion-inhibiting DiamondPlus™ Coating complies with 2012 International Building CodeÂ®, 2012 International Residential CodeÂ®, and 2013 California and 2010 Florida Building Codes. DiamondPlus attaches to zinc-coated substrate of steel during coating process and formsÂ permanent bond. Coating penetrates into zinc-coated... Read More
Code Compliance Research Report from Architectural Testing Confirms ClarkDietrich's ProSTUD® Drywall Framing System Meets Code RequirementsMay 09, 2014
West Chester, OhioÂ – ClarkDietrich™ Building Systems is pleased to announce that it has received a Code Compliance Research Report (CCRR) from Architectural Testing, Inc. (ATI) for its ProSTUDÂ® Drywall Framing System (ProSTUD and ProTRAKÂ®). The report, CCRR-0207, confirms the system's compliance with the 2012 International Building CodeÂ®, 2012 International Residential CodeÂ®... Read More
Featuring one-piece design, E-Z Framing Collar eliminates need to build frame in order to finish with drywall and paneling around supports such as lolly columns in basements or other structures. Yellow model fits both standard 3 in. and 3Â½ in. steel columns, while blue model works on 4 in. supports. Read More
Vista System's Multifunctional Exterior Signage Solutions Were Recently Installed At The Barmin Clinic, Werner-Forssmann Hospital, Located Near Berlin, GermanySep 20, 2013
Vista System International, a world leader in Modular Curved Frame Technology (MCFT), recently supplied its versatile, multifunctional, exterior signage solutions to Krausch Orientierungs Systeme for installation at the Barmin Clinic, part of the Werner Forssmann Hospital in the city of Barmin, near Berlin, Germany. The client required an eye catching and durable exterior sign solutions that will... Read More
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Vista System's Wayfinding Signage Solutions Were Recently Installed at NSIA Hospital, in Mali Republic, West AfricaAug 13, 2013
Vista System International, a world leader in Modular Curved Frame Technology (MCFT), recently supplied its complete wayfinding signage solutions to NDIA hospital, in Mali Republic, West Africa. The client required a complete wayfinding signage system that will be easily incorporated in various hospital wards, as well as the surrounding hospital grounds. Signage solutions included wall frames,... Read More
Part of Trex ElevationsÂ® Steel Deck Framing System, Trex Elevations Deck Support Post offers preferable solution to pressure-treated lumber posts, which may warp, rot, twist, split, or decay. Fire-resistant post, available in 10Â ft standard length, also offers protection against wood-boring insects. In addition, Trex Elevations Joists are available in 8–20 ft lengths in 1 ft... Read More
Vista System's Easily Updateable Directory Wall Frames Were Recently Installed at Penny Market Chain of Supermarkets across ItalyFeb 11, 2013
Vista System International, a world leader in Modular Curved Frame Technology (MCFT), recently supplied its easily updateable Directory Wall Frames to "GRAFITALIA SNC" for installation at Penny Market chain of supermarkets across Italy. The client needed a smart signage solution that will allow him to frequently update the time schedule of the Supermarket Stores, and in the same time to advertise... Read More
Vista System's Modernly Designed Double Sided Pylons and Wall Frames Were Recently Installed at an Office Building of a Leading Infrastructure Company Located in Collecchio, ItalyJan 21, 2013
Vista System International, a world leader in Modular Curved Frame Technology (MCFT), recently supplied its modernly designed Double Sided Pylons and Wall Frames to "MASSERA TARGHE srl" for installation at "Direzione Infrastrutture e Servizi" building of "CEDACRI SRL", a leading application, infrastructure and process outsourcing company located in Collecchio, Italy. The client required accurate... Read More
ICC-ES Updates ESR-2631 Verifying Chicago Metallic 1496 Seismic Perimeter Clip Meets Code RequirementsOct 11, 2012
Chicago - Chicago MetallicÂ® Corporation's 1496 Seismic Perimeter Clip, which is used in ceiling grid suspension systems to stabilize main and cross tees at the perimeter, now is recognized under ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) Evaluation Report No. 2631 (ESR-2631). This report is available at www.icc-es.org. A link to ESR-2631, product performance data and other resources are available at... Read More
Vista System's Durable and Neatly Designed Brochure Stand, Suspended Signs and Wall Frames were Recently Installed at BBVA Bank Montevideo, Located in Montevideo, UruguayJun 14, 2012
Vista System International, a world leader in Modular Curved Frame Technology (MCFT), recently supplied its durable and eye catching Brochure Stands, Suspended Signs and Wall Frames to "Sertec-Comunicacion Visual" for installation at BBVA Bank Montevideo, located in Montevideo, Uruguay. The client required a signage solution for labeling offices, directing visitors and displaying advertising... Read More
Atlas Tube Partners with Nippon Steel & Sumikin Metal Products, to Bring Jumbo HSS Products to North AmericaMar 05, 2012
Atlas Tube Partners With Nippon Steel & Sumikin Metal Products, to Bring Jumbo HSS Products to North America CHICAGO, - Atlas Tube, a division of JMC Steel Group, announced today that it has partnered with Nippon Steel & Sumikin Metal Products Co., Ltd. (NSMP) and Mitsui & Co. Ltd. to supply Jumbo Hollow Structural Sections (HSS) to the North American market. The "Jumbo" HSS sizes, which were not... Read More
Vista System's Elegant Corporate Branding Signs Were Recently Installed at "UIF" Head Office Building, Located in Pretoria, Gauteng, South AfricaSep 23, 2011
Vista System International, a world leader in Modular Curved Frame Technology (MCFT), recently supplied its elegant corporate branding signs to "Front Seat", for installation at "UIF" - (Unemployment Insurance Fund) head office building, located In Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa. The client required an elegant and flexible indoor and outdoor sign system to identify the head office building. The... Read More
MENTOR, Ohio - MarinoWARE, CEMCO & Telling announced today that ViperStudÂ® has been optimized for compliance to meet the new criteria of the SSMA Non Structural Code Compliance Program and the IBC 2009. ViperStud has completed the technical review process with the third-party review organization, Architectural Testing, Inc. (ATI), and is now entering the inspection phase of the certification... Read More
NEW YORK - A range of architectural aluminum products from Alcoa's (NYSE: AA) Kawneer business were used in the design and construction of the new Art Gallery of Alberta, Canada, recently recognized by Metal Architecture with the Grand Award in its 2011 Metal Architecture Design Awards. Kawneer curtain wall, entrances, skylight and framing systems are featured on the 84,000-square-foot building... Read More