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Daniel Politowicz named as Tubelite logistics manager

October 5th, 2021|

Walker, Michigan (Oct. 2021) – Tubelite Inc. welcomed back Daniel Politowicz as its logistics manager serving all of the company's locations and personnel, including direct supervision of the company's shipping assistants. Politowicz reports to Tubelite's order and planning manager, Scott Waggoner. Together, they oversee the company's U.S. and Canadian freight [ Read More... ]

IFMA World Workplace, Oct. 27-28, Kissimmee, FL

September 28th, 2021|

Apogee Renovation will be representing Tubelite and exhibiting in booth #1422 at the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) World Workplace Conference and Expo. The Expo will be held at the Gaylord Palms Resort in Kissimmee, Florida, on Oct. 27, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; and Oct. 28, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Apogee Renovation, [ Read More... ]

WCNY Glass & Glazing Expo, Oct. 20, Buffalo, NY

September 20th, 2021|

Jim Oberlin, Tubelite's Eastern/Midwest Regional Sales Manager, will be presenting "Thermal Efficient Fenestration" at the WCNY Glass & Glazing Expo at 10:20 a.m. on Oct. 20. This all-day event is hosted by the Finishing Trades Institute of W&CNY, an AIA Buffalo/WNY Allied Member. Registration is free at https://www.wnyglazingexpo.com. Those attending [ Read More... ]

BuildingsNY, Oct. 20-21, Pier 36

September 20th, 2021|

Apogee Renovation will be exhibiting and representing Tubelite in booth 437 at the BuildingsNY show, Oct. 20-21, at Pier 36, 299 South St., New York. Advance registration is free through Oct. 19. About Apogee Renovation Apogee Renovation, an initiative of Apogee Enterprises, Inc., provides high-performance glass, aluminum framing and window [ Read More... ]

Tom Klutho joins Tubelite as client development manager for Louisiana and Mississippi

September 13th, 2021|

Walker, Michigan (Sept. 2021) – Tubelite Inc. welcomed Tom Klutho as a client development manager serving Louisiana and Mississippi. Klutho reports directly to Tubelite's regional sales manager Terry Robinholt. They work closely with glazing contractors and architectural teams across the region to assist with storefront, curtainwall, entrances and daylight control [ Read More... ]

BOMA, Oct. 6-9, Boston

September 6th, 2021|

Apogee Renovation will be exhibiting and representing Tubelite at the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International Conference & Expo, Oct. 6-9 in Boston. Visit with Apogee representatives in booth #707 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Expo hours are Thurs., Oct. 7, 12:30-5 p.m. and Fri., Oct. 8, [ Read More... ]

AIA North Dakota, Oct. 4-6, Fargo

September 4th, 2021|

Hillesheim Architectural Products will be representing Tubelite at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) North Dakota’s Design Conference & Building Products Expo, Oct. 4-6, at the Fargo Holiday Inn.   Learn more about AIA North Dakota and its events here.

AIA Iowa, Sept. 23-24, Des Moines

August 23rd, 2021|

Hillesheim Architectural Products will be representing Tubelite in booth #163 at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Iowa Annual Convention, Sept. 23-24, at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines. The exhibit hall will open with a continental breakfast on Thurs., Sept. 23, at 7 a.m. and on Fri., Sept. [ Read More... ]

AIA South Dakota, Sept. 16, Sioux Falls

August 16th, 2021|

Hillesheim Architectural Products will be representing Tubelite at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) South Dakota’s Annual Convention, Sept. 16-17, at the Best Western Ramkota in Sioux Falls. The exhibit hall will be open on Thurs., Sept. 16, starting at 1:30 p.m. Learn more and register by clicking here.

CSI Milwaukee, Sept. 13, Wisconsin

August 13th, 2021|

On Sept. 13, the Milwaukee chapter of Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) hosts an in-person presentation on storefront and curtainwall by Tubelite’s representative, Rick Hillesheim, CSI, BME, NFRC ACE. He will discuss how to avoid common failures and review success stories. Rick is the president of Hillesheim Architectural Products and its [ Read More... ]

Architectural Design Solutions, AIA/CES webinar, Aug. 26

August 13th, 2021|

As part of the Architectural Design Solutions Webinar Series hosted by Apogee Enterprises, Tubelite's Kevin Haynes will present "In’s and Out’s of Aluminum Doors and Frames for Storefront and Curtainwall" on Aug. 26 at 2 p.m. CDT. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn the advantages of architectural aluminum doors [ Read More... ]

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... ]

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... ]

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... ]