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Yearly Archives: 2013

Alucobond Names Herb Larsen Southwest District Sales Manager

3A Composites USA is pleased to announce that Herb Larsen has joined the Alucobond aluminum composite material (ACM) sales team as southwest district sales manager.

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North Bergen, N.J., Housing Authority’s Hi-Rise Retrofit Shines With Alucobond Spectra Colors

Alucobond Spectra, Paul F. Cullum Tower, Lothrop Associates, North Bergen, New Jersey, Photos by Daniel Lunghi

Project Name: Paul F. Cullum Tower
Project Location: North Bergen, New Jersey
Alucobond Materials: 117,000 sq.ft. 4mm Eight Alucobond PLUS Spectra Colors Platinum Mica Cool
Year of Installation: 2013
Architect: Lothrop Associates LLP, White Plains, N.Y.
Fabricator: Fairfield Metal, LLC, Fairfield, N.J.
General Contractor/Installer: Arco Construction, Inc., West Caldwell, N.J.
Images: Daniel Lunghi
The North Bergen, N.J., Housing Authority’s Paul F. Cullum Tower was built in 1972 to provide homes for low-income senior citizens and disabled individuals. While the 15-floor 200,000 square-foot tower still met its primary goal to provide 308 affordable apartments, its exterior façade constructed with a blue-and-white aluminum curtain-wall system set over reinforced concrete walls with exposed gray concrete columns had faded and looked utilitarian at best. (more…)