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Three Dimensional Panels

Three Dimensional Panels

Creating a visually interesting building facade, one that stands out from the common brick or stucco faced commonplace, has been the desire of architects for decades. With the popularization of metal composite panels (MCM), we are now seeing a significant uptick in interesting design usage of this...

Evaluating Metal Composite Panel Bids

Evaluating Metal Composite Panel Bids

When evaluating bids on metal composite wall panel systems it is important to not only know the finished product, but also the processes and technologies used to create it. While CNC fabrication of panels has become the standard in recent years, most fabricators still rely on hand field...

Advanced ACM Fabrication Techniques

Advanced ACM Fabrication Techniques

Working with an extremely versatile material, such as aluminum composite, presents ample opportunities for creative and complex designs. In this article, we will explore a few ACM designs that go outside the typical rout and return flat panel. (more…)

Laser 3D Scanning

Laser 3D Scanning

Many of the challenges in creating efficient and accurate installation of aluminum composite panels have always stemmed from inaccurate or incomplete measurements taken on the job site. Even minor errors can result in stock shortages, numerous hours spent re-fabricating and re-installing panels,...

Fairfield Metal featured in March 2014 Metal Architecture Magazine

Fairfield Metal featured in March 2014 Metal Architecture Magazine

For the second month in a row we are featured in the Metal Architecture Magazine - this time for our work on the Mediacom Communications headquarters in Blooming Grove, NY. The article titled "Media Masterpiece" on page 21 of the March 2014 issue describes in detail the design and construction of...