SHOP TALK: Building Materials And The Rise Of Metal Panels
Metal buildings have a long history in the United States, dating back to the first steel -framed skyscraper in the late 1800s. Beginning its rise with steel, the emergence of metal buildings was prevalent around WWII when it was used to construct bomb shelters. It became more and more popular through the 21st century with a variety of natural metal and natural metal substitutes being offered.
CEI Materials Announces The Launch Of A New Modular Panel System: CLADLOK
CEI Materials is pleased to announce the launch of a new product line, CLADLOK. As our first self-branded entry into the architectural market, this material is manufactured in house. The new product plays into our continued commitment to produce inventive facade solutions. At CEI we have, over the years, been on the forefront of innovation, staying abreast to future technologies and what they provide the architectural community.
Corporation Builds On-Site Childcare Facility For Employees In Benton Harbor
The new Whirlpool Early Childhood Development Center is a new $8 million project by the Whirlpool Corporation. The employer sponsored childcare facility was constructed to assist Whirlpool’s working families and continue their “commitment to create an attractive workplace.” The Whirlpool Corp took an employee survey to determine the growing need of an on-site childcare facility in the Benton Charter Township-Benton Harbor-St. Joseph area.
Architects Design Stunning Housing Development In Downtown Owensboro, KY
In downtown Owensboro, KY a revitalization is underway. With the expansion, new luxury housing options was a must, prompting the commission of Hafer Design to design The Enclave at Riverfront Living. The mixed-use residential building features five condominiums with a large penthouse on the upper level. The remaining structure includes multiple restaurants with expansive outdoor seating.
CEI Material’s General Contractor Spotlight: Clark Construction
With over a century in the construction business, Clark expanded from a small local excavator to a nationally trusted and operated brand. With over 4,000 employees, the company operates from Maryland to Seattle, Washington. Their expansive portfolio includes well-known projects around the country and the team has been awarded over 1,000 regional and national awards. As you can imagine, construction has changed a lot over the past 100 years, and Clark remains an innovator, staying abreast to the latest and greatest in construction technologies and practices.