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Loews Kansas City Hotel features aluminum framing systems by Tubelite, finishing by Linetec, glass by Viracon

July 14th, 2021|

Missouri's Loews Kansas City Hotel is the first full-service luxury hotel to open downtown in more than 30 years. Rising 24 stories and encompassing 800 rooms, its crisp, modern, minimalist look was designed by Cooper Carry and brought to life with Tubelite Inc.'s curtainwall, window wall, entrance and interior aluminum [ Read More... ]

Tubelite expands ForceFront Blast product family for DoD, GSA, VA applications

June 29th, 2021|

Walker, Michigan (June 2021) – Tubelite Inc. has expanded its ForceFront® Blast product family to include a full range of high-security curtainwall, storefront, entrance door systems for low- and mid-rise government, health care, educational and commercial building projects. Tubelite's ForceFront Blast systems are engineered to comply with the blast hazard-mitigating [ Read More... ]

Erika L. Heredia R. named as Tubelite’s continuous improvement director

June 7th, 2021|

Walker, Michigan (June 2021) – Tubelite Inc. welcomes Erika L. Heredia R. as the company's continuous improvement director based in Walker, Michigan. Reporting to Dean Seger, vice president of integrated supply chain, Heredia's focus will be to lead the implementation of lean manufacturing initiatives for Tubelite's six locations. Heredia draws [ Read More... ]

Josh Herman returns to Tubelite as client development manager for western Pennsylvania and northeastern Ohio

May 4th, 2021|

Walker, Michigan (May 2021) – Tubelite Inc. welcomes Josh Herman as a client development manager serving western Pennsylvania and northeastern Ohio. Based in Ohio, he previously served in this role from 2018-19. He returns to the team as a manufacturing representative, and as the founder/president of Herman Architectural Products, LLC. [ Read More... ]

Wendy’s Quality Supply Chain Co-op, Inc. teams with Tubelite Inc. to offer storefront and entrance systems on prototype restaurants

April 28th, 2021|

Tubelite Inc. announces an agreement with Wendy's Quality Supply Chain Cooperative (QSCC) to supply architectural aluminum products for "Smart 2.0" prototype restaurants in the U.S. Wendy's® Smart 2.0 prototypes are part of its "Smart Family of Designs" portfolio offering franchisees development options, including smaller footprint buildings. To simplify the construction [ Read More... ]

Brett Graham joins Executive Leadership Team at Tubelite and Alumicor

January 4th, 2021|

Walker, Michigan (Jan. 2021) – Tubelite Inc. has named Brett Graham as vice president of sales. Reporting directly to company president Steve Green, Graham will focus on the talent development and growth of the Tubelite and Alumicor sales department. Graham will participate on the Tubelite Executive Leadership Team which leads [ Read More... ]

Net-zero-ready Colorado office showcases modern design and high performance with Tubelite’s thermal curtainwall and window wall

December 9th, 2020|

Vaisala, a Finnish company and global leader in weather, environmental and industrial measurements, recently opened its new North American headquarters in Louisville, Colorado. Designed by OZ Architecture of Denver, the office building blends Scandinavian style and sustainable, net-zero-ready functionality. Tubelite Inc.'s curtainwall and window wall systems contribute to the building's [ Read More... ]

Tubelite expands MaxBlock Sun Shades product line with new single-blade airfoil design

November 16th, 2020|

Walker, Michigan (Nov. 2020) – Offering more options for daylighting and shading strategies on commercial buildings, Tubelite Inc. introduces MaxBlock® Single Blade Sun Shades with a single, horizontal, airfoil-shaped blade in 6- and 9-inch depths, and widths spanning up to 149 inches. This new design expands the MaxBlock Sun Shades [ Read More... ]

ARCO/Murray teams with Tubelite on Topgolf projects to ensure design continuity, consistency, quality across multiple locations

November 9th, 2020|

Every year, new Topgolf venues open across North America and beyond. Supporting this consistent growth, ARCO/Murray Construction Company has provided design/build services for U.S. Topgolf locations since 2006. Partnering with its client and with Aria Group Architects, Inc., ARCO/Murray has helped create at least 60 Topgolf entertainment destinations with more [ Read More... ]

Dean Seger named as Tubelite’s vice president of integrated supply chain

October 12th, 2020|

Walker, Michigan – Tubelite Inc. has named Dean Seger as vice president of integrated supply chain in Walker, Michigan. Reporting directly to company president Steve Green, Seger's focus will be on manufacturing, quality and logistics for Tubelite's six manufacturing sites. "We are very excited to have Dean join our team! [ Read More... ]

Customer Training Series, July 16-Oct. 1, 2020

July 13th, 2020|

Tubelite’s new, live, online Customer Training Series begins July 16, 10 a.m. EDT, with senior technical trainer Ron Schaaf. For flexibility with customers’ schedules, each session’s topic will be repeated twice. All require registration, start at 10 a.m., and are limited to customers or by special invitation. Visit our Calendar [ Read More... ]

July 16, 2020 – AIA/CES webinar, “Storefront or Curtainwall”

July 2nd, 2020|

Register to attend Tubelite Inc.’s free, digital learning seminar, “Storefront or Curtainwall: Seeing Through the Difference,” presented live on July 16, 3-4 p.m. CDT. This introductory-level course is recognized by the American Institute of Architects’ Continuing Education Services (AIA/CES). Participants who complete the one-hour session will earn 1.0 Learning Unit [ Read More... ]

Salt Lake City’s Fire Station No. 14 features triple-glazed, Therml=Block curtainwall

June 8th, 2020|

In April 2020, Salt Lake City's Fire Station No. 14 earned LEED Gold certification through the U.S. Green Building Council for its energy-efficient, environmentally responsible design and construction. When it opened in 2018, it was one of the first net-zero-energy (NZE) fire stations in the country, meaning it generates more [ Read More... ]

Jim Hughes named client development manager

May 19th, 2020|

Tubelite Inc. has named Jim Hughes as client development manager serving the market in Maryland, northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. He reports directly to Tubelite's regional sales manager, Patrick Daniels. They work closely with glazing contractors and architectural teams to provide assistance with storefront, curtainwall, entrances and daylight control systems. [ Read More... ]

Tubelite’s high-performance systems with traditional, culturally inspired design

April 28th, 2020|

The Navajo Tribal Utility Authority (NTUA) was established in 1959 to address the absence of utilities on the 27,000-square-mile Navajo Nation, which extends into Arizona, New Mexico and Utah. After 60 years, the NTUA has grown into the largest multi-utility enterprise owned and operated by an American Indian tribe. The [ Read More... ]

University’s aquatics center achieves LEED Gold

April 16th, 2020|

Southern Methodist University's (SMU's) new Robson & Lindley Aquatics Center and Barr-McMillion Natatorium stands as a gateway for the growing east campus and builds on a legacy of proud Olympians, world records and 155 national titles. Earning LEED Gold certification through the U.S. Green Building Council, the project also exemplifies [ Read More... ]

Tubelite INT67 expands interior framing options for retail spaces and commercial offices

March 5th, 2020|

Tubelite INT67 Interior Framing blends transparency and flexibility with simplified, fast-track construction for retail space, commercial offices and other interior build-outs. The aluminum frames are installed after drywall, completely covering the end of the stud wall. Perimeter trim adapters allow for a breadth of design configurations. Tubelite's INT67 profiles have [ Read More... ]

Tubelite celebrates 75 years of business

January 3rd, 2020|

With the dawn of the new decade, Tubelite Inc. celebrates its diamond anniversary. For 75 years, glazing contractors have counted on Tubelite's dependable service, fabrication and distribution of architectural aluminum products. Part of Apogee Enterprises, Inc., the company is an industry leader in eco-efficient storefront, curtainwall and entrance systems, and [ Read More... ]

Legacy Plaza unites seven nonprofits in a three-building complex featuring renovated exteriors with Tubelite’s energy-efficient systems

November 27th, 2019|

The new home to seven nonprofit partner organizations, Legacy Plaza encompasses three, renovated buildings on West 31st Street in Tulsa. The transformative community-focused campus was developed and funded through a generous gift from The Anne & Henry Zarrow Foundation. Contributing to the modern appearance and energy-efficient performance of this reimagined [ Read More... ]

Tubelite promotes Cameron Shooltz and Graham Green

November 26th, 2019|

Tubelite introduces its client development manager trainee program. The program is designed to train aspiring sales professionals to successfully promote Tubelite's storefront, curtainwall, entrances and daylight control systems to glazing contractors and architectural teams. Cameron Shooltz, client development manager for Colorado, Montana, Wyoming and western North Dakota, completed the program [ Read More... ]

East Carolina University renovates football stadium with Tubelite products

November 7th, 2019|

East Carolina University's (ECU's) first 2019-20 home football game resulted in a win and ushered in the beginning of a new era for Pirates fans at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. The recently completed, $60 million, southside renovation added 1,000 premium seats in TowneBank Tower. Pirates Club premium seat holders now are welcomed [ Read More... ]

Tubelite continues to expand with James T. Miller Training Center

November 6th, 2019|

Currently encompassing 180,000 square feet, the Walker location houses Tubelite’s corporate office, fabrication, warehouse, shipping operations and now, the James T. Miller Training Center. The training center is named in honor of the company’s founder, James T. Miller. Members of his family joined Tubelite’s associates at a dedication celebration this summer. [ Read More... ]

Tubelite ForceFront Storm hurricane/impact doors help protect people and property

October 28th, 2019|

Helping protect people and property, Tubelite Inc. introduces its ForceFront Storm hurricane/impact architectural entrance door systems with an expanded choice of approved hardware. These new door systems are ideally suited for low- and mid-rise retail, educational, hospitality, government and institutional buildings in regions with hurricanes and storms. Engineered for compliance [ Read More... ]

ABX, Nov. 6-7, Boston

October 6th, 2019|

Tubelite will be in booth #866 at the Boston Society of Architects/American Institute of Architects (AIA) ABX2019. The Boston Convention and Exhibition Center's expo hall will be open on both Nov. 6-7. The largest building industry event in the Northeast, ABX has welcomed more than 7,000 architects, engineers, builders and [ Read More... ]