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New Bioscience Building Showcases State-Of-The-Art Façade Design In ALUCOBOND® PLUS

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Let’s Talk Tech: Anodized Finishes

Anodizing is an electrochemical process that converts the metal surface into a decorative, durable, corrosion-resistant, anodic oxide finish.
The anodic oxide structure originates from the aluminum substrate and is composed entirely of aluminum oxide. This aluminum oxide is not applied to the surface like paint or plating, but is fully integrated with the underlying aluminum substrate, so it cannot chip or peel. It has a highly ordered, porous structure that allows for secondary processes such as coloring and sealing.

New Bioscience Building Showcases State-Of-The-Art Façade Design In ALUCOBOND® PLUS

The new Nils K. Nelson Bioscience Innovation Building at Purdue University Northwest has been designed not only to serve as a state-of-the-art teaching facility – housing the university’s college of nursing and department of biological sciences – but as a new “front door” to the 167-acre campus in Hammond, Ind.

3A Composites USA Hires John Neely to Lead ALUCOBOND Marketing Team

3A Composites USA is pleased to announce the expansion of its team with the appointment of John Neely as Senior Director of Marketing, Architecture Americas.

3A Composites USA Names Dedicated ALUCOBOND® Corporate Identity Manager, Enhances North American Sales Representation

The ALUCOBOND® North American sales team has been enhanced with a dedicated corporate identity (CID) manager and two new sales agencies that will represent the ALUCOBOND® PLUS and ALUCOBOND AXCENT™ lines by 3A Composites USA in the building design and construction industry.

New Wanderlust Selection of 29 finishes Wins A’N Best of Products Editors’ Pick Award

The 2020 Best of Products Awards are our most robust yet, and we’re thrilled to reveal the winners. With more categories than ever—31 in all—this year’s edition spans nearly every building, interior, and outdoor product category imaginable, from acoustics and fabrics to air barriers and timber cladding. Our discerning jurors brought their wide-ranging expertise to every one of these product types, assessing each on multiple bases, including aesthetics, performance, ease of installation, and value. After all was said and done, they had singled out one winner and up to two honorable mentions per category. The Architect’s Newspaper’s editors’ picks round out the esteemed group.

New ALUCOBOND® USA Website Filled With Intuitive Design, Tech Tools, Architectural Inspiration

A plethora of user-friendly tools and inspiring visual imagery captures the imaginations of building architects, designers and specifiers on the newly redesigned ALUCOBOND® USA website by 3A Composites USA.