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Metl-Span IMPs serve as roofing and siding for commercial project
LEWISVILLE, Texas, October 18, 2018 – Insulated metal panels as roofing and siding proved to be the most effective choice for the architectural team and installation crew at the General RV Center store in Orange Park, Fla. Metl-Span provided approximately 4,500 square feet of insulated metal panels installed as siding and another 8,600 square feet installed as roofing on the new store.  View Complete Article


IMPs blend urban, natural atmosphere for residential skyscraper
LEWISVILLE, Texas, October 4, 2018 – Spanning 39 stories and more than 500,000 total square feet, the new West Edge Tower in downtown Seattle has already become an iconic architectural feature in the city’s celebrated skyline. The tower relies on a highly efficient mix of cladding materials, including curtain wall, glass, masonry and high-performance insulated metal panels by Metl-Span.  View Complete Article


Metl-Span insulated metal panels provide cost-effective solution for church renovation, expansion
LEWISVILLE, Texas, Sept. 6, 2018 – The leaders of the Soul City Church on Chicago’s west side sought help with plans for expansion to meet the needs of a growing congregation. The project evolved into a 29,000 square foot addition and 20,000 square foot renovation of the existing building, complete with insulated metal panels from Metl-Span.  View Complete Article


Church expansion project combines unconventional aesthetic design with high-performance building envelope components
LEWISVILLE, Texas, August 23, 2018 – A longtime staple of the Bloomington, Ill., community, Vale Church has seen its congregation increase by more than a third in recent years. Their response, in addition to boosting staff, was to purchase 37 acres of land for a brand-new facility — designed from the ground up to be a physical representation of the church's modern philosophy and sense of community.  View Complete Article


Brewery combines cold storage, restaurant and production facilities
LEWISVILLE, Texas, August 9, 2018 – Alpha Brewing Company recently took its business to the next level with a new, expanded headquarters in St. Louis that features a high-performance insulated metal panel façade by Metl-Span. At more than 13,000 square feet, the all-inclusive facility combines a taproom and restaurant with seating for approximately 300 patrons and the manufacturing capability to produce 3,000 barrels of beer annually.  View Complete Article


Metl-Span IMPs offer energy efficiency, splash of color to aquatics center
LEWISVILLE, Texas, July 26, 2018 – Finding a single product that provides solutions for both aesthetics and design, as well as energy efficiency can be challenging. Insulated metal panels from Metl-Span made a splash for the construction of the Huntsville Aquatics Center in Huntsville, Ala.  View Complete Article


Insulated metal panels lend recreation center weather and fire performance
LEWISVILLE, Texas, July 12, 2018 – The new Lander County Recreation Center, also known as “BM Rec” to area residents, provides a daily splash of energy and enthusiasm to the quiet mining community of Battle Mountain, Nev. Featuring bold, ribbed insulated metal panels, single-skin rainscreen panels and a standing seam roofing system, the project showcases a comprehensive metal building envelope and the best in performance and aesthetics offered by NCI Building Systems Inc. Designed by VanWoert Bigotti Architects, the Lander County Recreation Center strikes the perfect balance between industrial and commercial architecture. The project pairs a steel frame system by Star Building Systems with over 50,000 square feet of metal panels by Metl-Span and MBCI.  View Complete Article


Robotics headquarters features all-metal aesthetic, building envelope
LEWISVILLE, Texas, June 27, 2018 – Whether they’re developing highly advanced data server racks for military use or educational toys to inspire the next generation of engineers, robotics developer Innovation First International is at the forefront of technological advancement. The company behind the popular HEX BUG micro robotic toy line was founded on the belief that product and technological innovation are vital to success, so it’s no wonder the company turned to a state-of-the-art Metl-Span building envelope for its new, 63,500 square-foot headquarters.  View Complete Article


Insulated metal panel addition delivers seamless installation for Lisega Inc.
Metal industrial aesthetic represents manufacturer’s heritage
LEWISVILLE, Texas, June 19, 2018 – As the worldwide leader in industrial pipe support systems, Lisega Inc. knows the importance of turnkey service and support. The German-based company specializes in high-performance modular systems with more than 12,000 standardized components to meet the needs of any industrial application. Lisega’s mixed-use U.S. operations center in Kodak, Tenn., features more 100,000 square feet of office, manufacturing and storage facilities and an ultra-modern insulated metal panel building envelope by Metl-Span.  View Complete Article


​Metl-Span provides single-source solution for Metrohm USA
LEWISVILLE, Texas, May 30, 2018 – The plans for Metrohm USA’s new, 90,000-square-foot headquarters called for an all-inclusive layout with space for offices, training facilities, engineering and machining workshops, a distribution warehouse and laboratories designed for collaboration. To meet the project’s unique design and performance parameters, the building team turned to Metl-Span for a turnkey insulated metal panel building envelope solution from the drafting table to the jobsite. View Complete Article


Metl-Span panels offer inspiration in design of wall climbing facility
LEWISVILLE, Texas, May 15, 2018 – Approaching the new Cliff Hangers facility in Mooresville, N.C., visitors are greeted by climbers scaling an outdoor climbing wall directly above the front doors. Kevin Kennedy, AIA, Principal at Cluck Design Collaborative of Charlotte, N.C., headed up the design of Cliff Hangers. On the Cluck website, it says, “wood and natural stone visually frame the acrobatic spectacle,” at the main entrance. “Elsewhere, the building’s metal skin pattern is inspired by the weathering of a rock face by water.” Insulated metal panels (IMPs) from Metl-Span help with that inspiration. More than 19,000 square feet of Santa Fe embossed 3-inch thick insulated metal panels were installed by Baker Roofing Company of Raleigh, N.C. The darker panels are Slate Gray and the lighter panels are Tundra LG.  View Complete Article


​MLB youth baseball academy in Kansas City is seventh in U.S.
Insulated metal panels from Metl-Span specified for indoor training facility
LEWISVILLE, Texas, March 15, 2018 – The Kansas City MLB Urban Youth Academy is expected to serve the community for generations. The City of Kansas City, Major League Baseball and the Kansas City Royals partnered to turn an old park into an indoor training facility, four state-of-the-art outdoor diamonds and more. Insulated metal panels (IMPs) from Metl-Span encase the indoor facility with a durable wall panel in an attractive array of colors.   View Complete Article


​Metl-Span provides single-source solution for unique construction needs
Real estate developer relies on ThermalSafe fire-resistant composite metal panels to meet client’s needs
LEWISVILLE, Texas, February 28, 2018 – As one of the largest real estate developers in the Midwest, LandMark Group offers a fully integrated approach to design-build for its clients: commercial/industrial building owners and tenants. For this reason, LandMark turned to NCI Building Systems, Inc. as the single-source building material solution for the company’s latest development in Columbus, Ind.  View Complete Article


​Metl-Span IMPs complement glass for industrial warehouse aesthetic
LEWISVILLE, Texas, February 13, 2018 – High-end stroller retailer UPPAbaby, based in Rockland, Mass., turned to a modern glass and Metl-Span insulated metal panel façade for its new, 45,000-square-foot headquarters. The mixed-use project accommodates a 15,000-square-foot warehouse and maintenance workshop, as well as a retail front to conduct direct-to-consumer business, while the majority of the facility will be dedicated to a unique, “open office” concept with the most modern amenities on today’s market.  View Complete Article


Metl-Span’s palette of IMPs produces unique YMCA facility
LEWISVILLE, Texas, February 1, 2018 – Each new YMCA facility is constructed focusing on the needs of the community it’s serving and the Exeter, N.H., YMCA is no different. The 33,000 square foot facility features fitness studios, weight and cardio rooms, a gymnasium, indoor track and a community room. Almost 17,000 square feet of insulated metal panels from Metl-Span make up the envelope for the building.  View Complete Article


Metl-Span IMPs provide best in aesthetics, performance, value
Automotive headquarters showcases collaborative design, exceptional wall and roof performance
LEWISVILLE, Texas, January 24, 2018 – When premier automotive parts and accessories provider JB Autosports Inc. needed a new headquarters, the company turned to NCI Building Systems Inc. for a comprehensive metal enclosure system that offers the very best in aesthetics, performance and value.  View Complete Article

Metl-Span insulated metal panels provide durable, practical aesthetic for construction company
LEWISVILLE, Texas, January 10, 2018 – Land Remediation Inc. of Waterford, N.Y., is a full-service environmental remediation company, offering a wide range of environmental construction services to industrial, commercial and residential clients. Like the work it performs, Land Remediation wanted its new office facility to be practical, which means long-lasting and efficient.
Land Remediation’s new facility was constructed with insulated metal panels from Metl-Span. Just more than 13,300 square feet of 3-inch thick insulated metal panels were installed by Munter Enterprises of Middle Grove, N.Y.   View Complete Article


TCAT Nissan Training Center showcases superior technology inside and out
Insulated metal panels from Metl-Span provide sleek envelope
LEWISVILLE, Texas, November 30, 2017 – The newly opened Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) Smyrna Campus and Nissan Training Center was built on the fundamentals of both higher education and business, with the goal of closing the gap in the supply and future demand of a highly skilled workforce in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. The exterior of the 155,000-square-foot training center implements a high-performance building envelope featuring Metl-Span insulated metal panels — the perfect complement to the advanced technology and modern amenities within the walls.  View Complete Article


Animal airport and handling center facility constructed with IMPs
Metl-Span provides three profiles for unique project at JFK International
LEWISVILLE, Texas, November 1, 2017 – The world's first privately owned animal airport and handling center showcases a high-performance, energy-efficient insulated metal panel (IMP) building envelope. The Ark at New York City's John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport sets the standard in world-class, luxury accommodations — for animals. The 178,000-square-foot airside cargo terminal will change the way passengers and corporations transport pets and livestock, particularly dogs, cats, horses, cattle and birds. The $48 million facility houses nearly 50 horse stalls, a cattle pen, a veterinary clinic and spa-like facilities to pamper household pets.  View Complete Article


Luxury Montreal condos feature insulated metal panels from Metl-Span
LEWISVILLE, Texas, October 24, 2017 – The new Le Peterson condominiums in Montreal offer a unique architectural design, featuring curved glass balconies in one of the city’s most vibrant neighborhoods. According to the condo website, Le Peterson “combines daring architecture and sophisticated design.” The Green Globes Design facility is located at the heart of one of Montreal’s most vibrant and sought-after neighborhoods, the Quartier des spectacles. Some of the condo features include Energy Star appliances, energy-saving lighting, water saving plumbing and Low-E coated windows, Le Peterson offers three levels of housing options, lifts, suites and penthouses, ranging from 410 to 1,517 square feet. More than 40,000 square feet of CF30 insulated metal panels from Metl-Span were installed on the backside of the 35-story building.  View Complete Article


Insulated metal panel building envelope facilitates football practice in all weather conditions
LEWISVILLE, Texas, October 10, 2017 – The Liberty University athletic staff and student-athletes had a great deal to celebrate at the ribbon-cutting ceremony of their spacious new Indoor Football Practice Facility in August. The $29 million, 95,000-square-foot structure represents not only a substantial recruitment tool and a commitment to the success of the Lynchburg, Va.-based university football program, but the next step in a two-year proposal to reclassify Liberty University as a Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) team — joining the ranks of the NCAA’s top-tier of competition.  View Complete Article


IMPs from Metl-Span make it easier to meet code regulations

LEWISVILLE, Texas, September 27, 2017 – In an effort to meet stricter codes regarding insulation, without sacrificing aesthetics, a new classroom structure at Mohawk College in Ontario was constructed using insulated metal panels (IMPs) from Metl-Span.  View Complete Article

Innovative metal building envelope by Metl-Span complements high-tech LED industry

LEWISVILLE, Texas, August 22, 2017 – Soraa, a leading developer of solid-state lighting products, was established on the principles of revolutionary product research and development. In fact, their first product offering broke new ground in the light-emitting diode, or LED, market with a light source that surpassed industry standards in color, quality and brightness. It’s only fitting that the company’s new, 82,500-square-foot manufacturing facility showcases the industry’s most modern, high-performance building envelope technology by Metl-Span.  View Complete Article

Metl-Span IMPs combine state-of-the-art aesthetics with advanced building envelope science for new film studio

LEWISVILLE, Texas, August 15, 2017 – Designers behind the sleek, $15 million Central New York (CNY) Film Hub specified a high-performance, modern insulated metal panel façade from Metl-Span to complement the facility’s cutting-edge studio and soundstage—with hopes of bringing a measure of Hollywood’s glitz and glamour to nearby Syracuse.  View Complete Article


50-foot tall Rocksport Indoor Climbing Facility passes mandatory blower door test with flying colors

Metl-Span’s CF42 Mesa panel offers maintenance-free durability

LEWISVILLE, Texas, August 9, 2017 – Rocksport Indoor Climbing Facility and Outdoor Guiding Service (www.rocksportny.com) is a family-owned and operated business. It provides indoor and outdoor climbing instruction along with guided tours. Rocksport features gentle challenges for the beginner, plenty of moderate terrain for the weekend warrior, and fierce overhang climbing for the expert. Rocksport’s new facility features a 45-foot tall, two-tier, inclined climbing wall.  View Complete Article

Wholesale food facility blends modern and industrial aesthetic

Metl-Span insulated metal panels deliver installation advantages

LEWISVILLE, Texas, July 27, 2017 – Wholesale foods distributor Sirna & Sons Produce provides fresh fruits and vegetables direct from growers to restaurants, healthcare facilities, hotels, country clubs and institutions across five states. Placing a high priority on quality, freshness and timely deliveries, the family-owned company targeted a multi-faceted expansion of its headquarters and distribution facility in Ravenna, Ohio in the summer of 2016. The project provides over 43,000 additional square feet of refrigerated warehouse and over 12,000 square feet of office space.  View Complete Article

Metl-Span IMPs offer unique aesthetics and energy efficiency
LEWISVILLE, Texas, June 6, 2017 – Streetscape Developments Inc. of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, chose insulated metal panels from Metl-Span to achieve its goal of constructing a unique, new office building that would appropriately reflect the company’s building philosophy.  View Complete Article


Metl-Span, A&S, MBCI team up on successful church project
LEWISVILLE, Texas, May 2, 2017 – The growing Blount Community Church of Maryville, Tenn., was in need of a new facility, including areas for worship, daycare and classrooms. The affordable solution was to erect metal building framing and install insulated metal panels (IMPs) from Metl-Span.  View Complete Article


Metl-Span keeps things cool in the Tropics

LEWISVILLE, Texas, April 4, 2017 – Storing ice cream requires a reliable cold storage structure, especially when you are storing that ice cream in Puerto Rico for transport throughout the entire territory. Sterling Merchandising of Dorado, Puerto Rico, keeps its stock at a suitable temperature with the help of insulated metal panels from Metl-Span.  View Complete Article

Georgia cold storage facility maximizes energy efficiency, thermal performance
State-of-the-art building employs Metl-Span CF insulated metal wall panels
LEWISVILLE, Texas, March 14, 2017 – The new, state-of-the-art Atlantic Healthy Foods refrigerated produce processing and distribution facility will serve as the southeastern operations hub for wholesale foods provider Castellini Group, one of the nation's largest distributors of fresh produce. The LEED®-certified project, located just south of Atlanta in Conley, Ga., encompasses both temperature-controlled warehouse space and an additional 15,000 square feet of office facilities.  View Complete Article


IMPs have desired R-value, aesthetics for new chemical manufacturing facility

Metl-Span’s CF42 Mesa panel offers maintenance-free durability

LEWISVILLE, Texas, February 23, 2017 – Greenfield Manufacturing, a contract chemical manufacturing company in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., needed a new facility, having outgrown the building it was leasing. With the goal of constructing a maintenance-free and energy-efficient facility, while keeping aesthetics in mind, insulated metal panels from Metl-Span were chosen to provide all solutions.  View Complete Article

Metl-Span clad state-of-the-art chemical manufacturing facility
Insulated metal panels provide energy efficiency, ease of installation  
LEWISVILLE, Texas, February 15, 2017 – AgroChem, an innovative manufacturer of products to alleviate hygiene and sanitation challenges facing dairy producers around the globe, was planning to build a new 35,000 square foot state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Saratoga Springs, New York to accommodate their booming growth. With an emphasis on building with attractive, energy-efficient products, AgroChem’s design and construction team turned to Metl-Span.  View Complete Article


Metl-Span’s Mesa roof panel helps Myrtle Beach natatorium re-open

LEWISVILLE, Texas, January 31, 2017 – The City of Myrtle Beach was looking for an efficient method of dealing with some moisture and insulation issues at the indoor pool of the Pepper Geddings Recreation Center. Metl-Span’s Mesa insulated metal panel was chosen to solve the problems quickly and cost-effectively.  View Complete Article

Metl-Span panels help Ohio career center become eligible for LEED status

LEWISVILLE, Texas (December 7, 2016) – The renovation and expansion of the Apollo Career Center in Lima, Ohio, was necessary because of steady student body growth since the facility opened in the 1970s. Metl-Span insulated metal panels were an important component in updating the look of the facility and helped the project apply for LEED Gold status.  View Complete Article

Metl-Span selected for New Orleans recreation center after hurricane
LEWISVILLE, Texas (November 17, 2016) – Construction of the new Rosenwald Recreation Center was a key component in the rebuilding of Council District B in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Insulated metal panels from Metl-Span provide a durable and attractive aesthetic for the neighborhood.  View Complete Article


Tuff Wall panels from Metl-Span allow for flexible design, durable and attractive construction
LEWISVILLE, Texas (October 18, 2016) – The growing congregation at the Church of the Harvest in Olathe, Kan., needed to greatly increase its worship capacity, and it was searching for a durable and attractive building. The combination of an engineered metal building from Butler Manufacturing with Tuff Wall panels from Metl-Span met the criteria that made everyone happy.  View Complete Article

Metl-Span panels add R-value, classic look to Chicago renovation

Historic LondonHouse remains an architectural pillar of the “Big Four”

LEWISVILLE, Texas (September 14, 2016) – Historic LondonHouse in downtown Chicago underwent an extensive renovation, starting in 2013. The transformation of this luxury hotel, completed for a grand reopening in May 2016, included insulated metal panels from Metl-Span.  View Complete Article

Metl-Span IMPs satisfy building owner with aesthetics and energy efficiency
LEWISVILLE, Texas (August 18, 2016) – A building owner, hoping to construct a new office with a particular look and energy efficiency in mind, ended up pleased with insulated metal panels from Metl-Span.  View Complete Article


Metl-Span insulated metal panels integrated with metal building
LEWISVILLE, Texas (June 21, 2016) – The integration of products from Metl-Span and Metallic Building Company became a successful project on all fronts: The Pingree School Athletics Facility in South Hamilton, Mass., is an energy-efficient and aesthetically pleasing building, constructed with time and labor savings in mind.  View Complete Article


Metl-Span IMPs help winery achieve LEED certification

LEWISVILLE, Texas (June 6, 2016) – Metl-Span and Metallic Building Company, divisions of NCI Building Systems, collaborated on an award-winning, LEED-certified building in the Sonoma wine country region. View Complete Article

Metl-Span panels provide ‘excellent’ aesthetic for Brooklyn’s Poly Prep

LEWISVILLE, Texas (February 16, 2016) – Poly Prep Country Day School in Brooklyn, N.Y., is a historic co-ed college preparatory school, educating students from Nursery through 12th grade. Products from Metl-Span were specified for the Novogratz Center for Athletics, the school’s fieldhouse/gymnasium.  View Complete Article

Metl-Span wall panels installed on new Wrigley Field video boards
Renovation at historic Chicago baseball park continues through 2015 season
LEWISVILLE, Texas (September 29, 2015) – Durability, speed of installation and color-matching ability led to the specification of wall panel products from Metl-Span as part of 2015’s most visible sports venue restoration in the United States. Wrigley Field is home to the Chicago Cubs and undergoing a multi-phase, $575 million restoration and modernization program dubbed the 1060 Project.  View Complete Article

Metl-Span’s variety satisfies design needs of New York ice rink  
Six insulated metal panel profiles in various colors brighten project
LEWISVILLE, Texas (March 18, 2015) – Insulated metal panels from Metl-Span – in a variety of profiles and colors – helped the Twin Rinks Ice Center at Eisenhower Park in Long Island, N.Y., achieve the architect’s desire for state-of-the-art durability, functionality and aesthetics. This 165,000 square foot world-class facility houses two NHL-sized skating rinks, a personal fitness/sports physical therapy training area, pro shop and private party rooms. Additional amenities include stadium seating, eight locker rooms, plus separate figure skating locker rooms.   View Complete Article

Metl-Span panels offer efficiency, beauty to natural soup company
CMC Design Build provides Kettle Cuisine with a unique plant  
LEWISVILLE, Texas (February 12, 2015) – CMC Design Build of Quincy, Mass., has focused its efforts on serving the food and beverage industry, providing “the greatest levels of efficiency and effectiveness with every project.” Most of the time, CMC specifies metal wall panels from Metl-Span for those projects, including the new Kettle Cuisine plant in Lynn, Mass. View Complete Article

Metl-Span® provides ultra-modern look for Madison, Wis., rejuvenation
‘The Constellation’ breathes fresh life into heart of bustling neighborhoods
LEWISVILLE, Texas (September 16, 2014) – The architectural goal of The Constellation was to “lead the charge” of a rejuvenation at the very heart of Madison, Wis., where an ultra-modern design and urban décor were achieved in part by insulated metal panels from Metl-Span®. View Complete Article


Renovation with Metl-Span® panels gives school more modern look
Profile variety helps achieve consistent appearance, under budget
LEWISVILLE, Texas (August 12, 2014) – Insulated metal panels, in a variety of Metl-Span® profiles, were able to satisfy the architectural desires for aesthetics, while meeting the budgetary constraints of the Danvers High School renovation project. View Complete Article


Casino transformed into public safety administration building
LEWISVILLE, Texas (July 22, 2014) – Converting a casino into a public safety administration building requires some imagination. More than 90,000 square feet of insulated metal panels from Metl-Span® assisted with the transition and helped the Detroit Public Safety Headquarters become the city’s first facility to achieve LEED®-certified status. View Complete Article


Metl-Span systems meet design needs in cost effective manner
Western Nassau Water Authority features unique wall, window integration
LEWISVILLE, Texas (May 20, 2014) – The combination of Metl-Span engineering and products met the challenging design demands of the new Western Nassau Water Authority administrative office building in North New Hyde Park, N.Y. View Complete Article

Metl-Span architectural panels are aesthetic choice for luxury hotel

Insulated metal panels allow for faster construction of Godfrey Hotel Chicago
LEWISVILLE, Texas (March 31, 2014) – Chicago is famous for its skyline, innovative architecture and many prominent buildings. Some believe Chicago is the first truly American city because architecture along the east coast was strongly influenced by the original European settlers as opposed to people born in America. View Complete Article


Metl-Span panels used in unconventional, but efficient manner
LEWISVILLE, Texas (December 2, 2013) – Insulated metal panels from Metl-Span proved to be a perfect component for the renovation and conversion of a 1940s masonry warehouse to an energy-efficient office facility. View Complete Article