Custom Castings by Plasterform; Innovative Projects, Complex Design When the new Loews Hotel opened at 455 N. Park in Chicago last March, one of the many fine details that reviewers marveled at were its floral ceilings.  The project, designed by local Chicago architect... More
Balco MetaBlock fire barrier
Balco MetaBlock™: The Economical Alternative to Classic Fire Barrier Systems Balco, the industry leader of expansion joint fire barrier systems, recently introduced a new intumescent fire barrier designed to be used in conjunction with Balco’s CE SERIES™ Expansion Joint Systems.  MetaBlock™ is a two, three,... More
Balco designer walk-off mat
Balco’s new Designer Pattern Entrance Flooring punctuates a building’s first impression By combining familiar hues in alternating carpet and abrasive treads, Balco has developed a fresh solution for creative and functional entrances.  Balco’s Designer Flooring Series includes four distinct styles to match a building’s aesthetic; Painted... More
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