Volume 35, Number 3, March 2000



United States Aluminum Revamps Website

The newly redesigned website of United States Aluminum at www.usalum.com features a complete product catalog including aluminum entrance doors, storefronts, window walls, curtainwalls, Interior OfficeFronts ™ and slope glazed systems. Site visitors can download product specifications and technical data in pdf files. They can also view products in an expanded photo gallery and review case studies and contractor information.


Find News and Standard Activities Online at ASTM

Standardization News, the official publication of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), is online at www.astm.org. The magazine publishes news about national and global standards activities. Online features include commentary, feature articles on trends and issues in standardization, news items from around the world and news on standards development activities of ASTM technical committees.


Aluminum Extrusions Available Online at SAF

As part of a complete computer upgrade, Southern Aluminum Finishing Company of Atlanta has deployed an online store for buying aluminum extrusions over the Internet. Click on www.saf.com/ safmetal.html to order material online. Exact quantities of aluminum sheet or extrusions can be shipped from stock to any business address.


Glasslam Revamps Website

Glasslam N.G.I. Inc. has revamped its website to feature comments and current events from its newly launched quarterly newsletter, Glasslam News. Look for updates on its site at www.glasslam.com.


Check Out Custom Service Hardware and Find Decorative Accessories

Visitors can find a comprehensive selection of Custom Service Hardware products at www.cshardware.com. Product categories include decorative hardware, kitchen and bath accessories, abrasives, fasteners, and glass and mirror retainers. The company says the easy-to-use site contains industry-related links, as well as special deals and first looks at new products.


TRACO Presents New
and Improved Website

Cranberry Township, Pa.-based TRACO recently updated its website. The site, www.traco.com, now has all product installation and accessory details. All of the company’s drawings and product specifications are available on the site. Unique to the site, is a comprehensive selection of the company’s historical accessories.


Visit New Website and Gain
New Energy (Information)

The Office of Building, Technology, State and Community Programs (BTS), U.S. Department of Energy, has launched a new website that gives visitors access to a wealth of energy-related information. Want to know who to contact for a Rebuild America project in a particular city? If so, the EnergyPartners website at www.eren.doe.gov/buildings/ energypartners, is the place to go. The site offers project descriptions, state fact sheets and project locations.

Energy Partners is a national database of historical projects under BTS programs: Building America, Rebuild America, Weatherization, the State Energy Program, Affordable Housing, Cool Communities and the Municipal Energy Management Program.


Product Selection Guide
on POLYGAL® Site

POLYGAL® U.S.A. of Janesville, Wis., has added a number of new products and a product selection guide to its website. Products included are the company’s SunGal™ Corrugated Sheet, MonoGal™ Flat Sheet, and Primalite™ Heat Reflecting Structured Sheet. All current Polygal literature is available online in portable document format (PDF). The site is located at www.polygalusa.com.


 also on the web

The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) has inaugurated online access to its technical standards for materials, products, systems and services … www.demo.astm.org/connectDesert Laminator Inc. of Hacienda Heights, Calif., has launched a website that includes information on the company’s line of applicators for the glass industry … www.desertlaminator.comMajor Industries of Wausau, Wis., has launched a website allowing specifiers to access information on skylights, domes and translucent panels, including special pricing and closeouts … www.majorskylights.comThe National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) of Quincy, Mass., announced that an online catalog has been added to the organization’s website … www.catalog.nfpa.orgBent Glass Design of King of Prussia, Pa., has unveiled its new website which includes information on bent, bent laminated and bent insulating glass for custom automotive, architectural, specialty and marine applications … www.bentglassdesign.com.


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