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June 19, 2020 - Weekly News Update

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Featured Project: Petersen
Animal Hospital Is Reborn With Colorful Metal Panels  
Longview, TX - The new Kimbrough Animal Hospital in Longview was born of tragedy. An overnight fire in the hospital's previous building destroyed that structure. In the plans to rebuild, the owner certainly wanted the highest level of fire protection, along with a design that somehow reflected both the area's agricultural heritage and the journey he'd taken to create a new facility from the ashes of the old. Metal roof and wall panels from Petersen helped with both these goals. More

Industry News:
ATAS Names Project Of The Year Award Winners
atas-projects-of-the-year.jpgAllentown, PA - ATAS International Inc. announces its 2019 project of the year award winners. This annual competition recognizes projects in which ATAS products have been incorporated into the design of the building. Six project categories were included in the competition. Shown here is the Saratoga Racecourse, which was selected as the commercial roofs winner. More 
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To view a short video about Sherwin-Williams' expansive lineup of long-lasting, coil- and spray-applied architectural metal coatings, and its custom color-match capabilities, click here or on the image at the right. 
Industry News:
PAC-CLAD Wall Panels OK'd For NFPA 285 Assembly
Elk Grove Village, IL - PAC-CLAD metal wall panels from Petersen have passed the requirements of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 285 Standard for exterior wall assemblies. The test results expand cladding options beyond masonry for designers and specifiers when using spray foam as continuous insulation on exterior walls of any height, while satisfying International Building Code requirements. More

Industry News:
Cold-Formed Steel Research Report Published By AISI
aisi-logoWashington, DC - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published a new cold-formed steel framing research report, "AISI RP20-2: Development of a U-Factor Calculation Procedure for Cold-Formed Steel C-Shaped Clear Wall Assemblies." More 
Columnist: Scott Moffatt
Proper Color Matching During Metal Panel Installation
scott-moffattScott Moffatt, Architectural Sales Manager, Industrial Coatings for PPG, finishes his five-part series of articles on color matching of architectural metal coatings. "Even when the variables covered in the first four articles of this series are monitored closely," he writes, "problems can still arise when metal panels are installed that result in a checkerboard appearance. In fact, such problems are more likely to occur during installation than during any other part of the process." More 
More From This Past Week
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- Metl-Span Introduces 8"-Thick Cold Storage Panel

- CEI Materials Announces New Employees And Promotions

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