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Rusnak Mercedes

Project Name: Rusnak Mercedes
Project Location: Arcadia, California
ALUCOBOND PLUS Materials: 6,160 sq. ft. of 4mm Champagne Metallic
Year of Installation: 2005
Architect: FMG Architects, Oakland, CA
Fabricator: GES Sheet Metal, Pomona, CA
Attachment Method: 1-1/4” deep hat sub-section and contrasting,
darker silicone sealant

High-Performance Identity at Rusnak Mercedes

Rusnak Auto Group wanted a “high-tech,” high-performance identity for its new Arcadia, CA dealership – an identity compatible with the fine Mercedes automobiles available there. To help project the desired image, Alucobond® Material by 3A Composites USA Inc. was chosen for architectural signage as well as exterior cladding of the auto dealership itself.

Avondale Toyota

Project Name: Avondale Toyota/Scion
Project Location: Avondale, Arizona
ALUCOBOND PLUS Materials: 13,000 sq. ft. of 4mm Custom Toyota Silver II, Custom Toyota Red, & Custom Toyota US Black
Year of Installation: 2005
Architect: John Mahoney Architect, Tempe, Arizona
Program Designer: Gensler, San Francisco, California
Fabricator: Sobotec Ltd., Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Avondale Toyota / Scion of Avondale, Arizona is one of the first dealerships constructed under the guidelines of the new Toyota Image USA II program. The facility initiative was designed by Toyota in conjunction with Gensler, San Francisco. At the present time, Toyota has over 500 dealers enrolled in the Image USA II program.

ABC Nissan, Phoenix

Project Name: ABC Nissan
Project Location: Phoenix, Arizona
ALUCOBOND PLUS Materials: 8,000 sq. ft. of 4mm Sunrise Silver Metallic II & Custom Nissan Red
Year of Installation: 2003
Fabricator: Sobotec, Ltd., Elward Construction Co.
Attachment Method: Sobotec SL2000 rainscreen system

Dealerships Reflect Brand Vision With Alucobond® Material

As part of the new brand vision making Nissan a global force in the automotive marketplace, Nissan dealerships throughout North America are being updated.

Alucobond Material is an upfront presence in that change. Two sheets of .020″ aluminum bonded to a thermoplastic core, Alucobond Material is an aluminum composite material (ACM) found increasingly in automotive dealerships – due to the combination of properties that make it a high-performance material with an image that relates well to the dealership environment.

St. Louis Acura

Project Name: St. Louis Acura
Project Location: St. Louis, Missouri
ALUCOBOND Materials: 3,300 sq. ft. of Champagne Metallic;
1,000 sq. ft. of Spire Blue II
Year of Installation: 2002
Design/Build Firm: Caress-Weber Inc., St. Louis, MO
Distributor: Universe Corporation, St. Louis, MO
Attachment Method: Universe 2000

Dave Mungenast St. Louis Acura

A driver on busy Manchester Road in the St. Louis suburb of Manchester, Missouri, could easily be drawn to the new Dave Mungenast St. Louis Acura dealership — in spite of many distractions. The traffic is heavy, competition from other retail outlets is intense, and a cluttered visual field requires compelling brand identification. Fortunately, the design of the dealership is compelling.