I think we can all agree, the business environment has changed since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, as we begin 2022, we’re forced to continue dealing with these challenges. Rising material costs, labor shortages and supply chain issues have added to the complexity of doing business today.
Why does Laminators Incorporated use a polypropylene core?
Polypropylene (PP) was discovered by Italian and German scientists in the mid-1950s, and is currently the second leading plastic product produced and used throughout the world. Today, Polypropylene is surpassed in production volume only by polyethylene (PE), discovered a couple decades earlier.
Laminators Incorporated wants to send our sincerest condolences to all involved in the recent tragedy of the fire located at the Grenfell Tower residential apartment building on June 14, 2017 in London, England. As responsible members of the ACM community, our due diligence relies profoundly on assisting and educating design professionals when specifying ACM panels and architectural installation systems for their projects.
When choosing building materials, do you factor in the climate? Does it get really cold? Really hot? Frequent rain storms? Or snow storms? Analyzing the climatic conditions is important when specifying certain building materials.
Written By: Mike Mantione, Architectural Building Products, NY
To keep up with increased competition from new Class A office projects and to reposition themselves for today’s workforce, it is essential for owners to find value-added solutions for their outdated commercial office assets.
Ever wonder what causes oil canning and how it can be minimized? Oil canning in metal is usually seen as waviness or buckling across the flat areas of sheet metal panels. Purely an aesthetic concern, oil canning doesn’t normally affect the building’s structural integrity. This inherent problem is typically caused by uneven stresses at the fastening points. While oil canning cannot be totally eliminated, it can be minimized by panel design, material handling and, most importantly, the installation process.