Architecture


EqoBalance® from Beaulieu Yarns wins Green Product Award 2018

EqoBalance® from Beaulieu Yarns wins Green Product Award 2018.
(Photo: © Beaulieu International Group)Wielsbeke, Belgium – July 18, 2018 – Beaulieu Yarns, the global supplier of high-quality synthetic polyamide and polypropylene yarns, is the proud recipient of the Green Product Award 2018 Material category for its EqoBalance® family of “biomass-balance” yarns.

Glass Performance versus Aesthetics

Glass Performance versus Aesthetics. 
(Photo courtesy of Guardian Glass, LLC, ©Gonzalo Botet, LLC, GRDPR158) Bertrange, Luxembourg, July 5, 2018 – Different buildings have differing needs with respect to aesthetics, performance and function. Few building materials can have as great an impact on all three of these areas as glass.

Beaulieu International Group acquires Beaulieu Canada and Beaulieu Australia

Beaulieu Australia’s new state-of-the-art carpet manufacturing plant.
(Photo: © Beaulieu International Group)Waregem, Belgium – July 4, 2018 – Beaulieu International Group (B.I.G.) announces the acquisition of two privately-owned companies, Beaulieu Canada and Beaulieu Australia, which will be integrated into its Flooring Solutions business unit. The transactions closed end of June.

Technical Challenges of Glass for Megatall Buildings

Technical Challenges of Glass for Megatall Buildings. 
(Photo © Maria Kraynova, Dreamstime.com, GRDPR157) Bertrange, Luxembourg, June 28, 2018 – Glass for megatall buildings (i.e. skyscrapers over 600 metres high) often tends to be taken for granted in terms of its technical functions. Yet the high-tech, high strength glazing that covers today’s megatall buildings – such as the Burj Khalifa in Dubai – is as important to the building’s performance as the steel and concrete inside it.

A new company is formed: SANITIZED Preservation AG:
Expansion of global expertise in dry film and in-can preservation and antimicrobial coatings

David Tierney, CEO SANITIZED Preservation AG.
(Photo: SANITIZED AG, PR021) Burgdorf/CH, 27 June 2018: SANITIZED AG is pooling together its longstanding expertise in the area of antimicrobials for paints and coatings into a single company, the newly founded SANITIZED Preservation AG. David Tierney, previously Global Business Director, Coatings at Lonza AG, will be taking over the management of the entity as well as the expansion of global business relations.

Avery Dennison launches new architectural window films range

Avery Dennison launches new architectural window films range.
(Photo: Avery Dennison, PR391)OEGSTGEEST, the Netherlands — May 16, 2018 — The appearance, performance and safety of commercial, industrial and residential buildings can be transformed with a new range of Architectural Window Films revealed this week by Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions at FESPA 2018. The portfolio includes films for Solar and Safety window film applications, giving installers a very wide range of choices when planning building improvements.

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