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Four Common Benefits of Anodizing Aluminum Railings & Architectural Metal Products Railings are a key architectural element, providing not only aesthetics but also safety. A million considerations come into play when selecting the final design for your building, including selecting
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Comparing Metal Coatings: Anodizing, Paints & Powder Coatings The right surface coating or finish on your commercial metal railings and other architectural metals can define the look of the system and play a critical role in the longevity and performance
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GRECO Announces New Continuing Education Course forArchitects and Designers on Building Codes for Commercial Railings GRECO is excited to announce their newest continuing education course for architects and designers: “Designing Code-Compliant Railing Systems.”  This course is AIA (American Institute of
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Most people don’t pay attention to the guard railings until they actually need the support of this type of fall protection. Railings are installed in all public areas where It is a federal requirement,for both commercial and residential locations where
New LED Illuminated Handrails
G-Lights™ from GRECO offers energy efficiency and increased safety. GRECO is excited to introduce G-Lights™ by GRECO. G-Lights™ offers LED lighting built right into the rail system with state-of-the-art, low-voltage LED light strips. G-Lights™ offers architects and building owners energy
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The difference between a handrail and a guardrail is often confusing. However, international building codes provide a clear distinction between the two. Whereas handrails are designed to simply offer support across ramps and stairs, guardrails are slightly different. Unlike handrails,
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Many of us probably don’t think twice about handrails or guardrails when we see them.  The only time railings seem to make a difference in our lives is when we need them.  If you are injured, handicapped, or perhaps tired
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Former president of U.S. Operations retires after an illustrious career in the architectural products industry   GRECO Architectural Metal Products (GRECO) today announced that Jim Ellsworth, the firm’s previous President for U.S. Operations, will retire effective October 1, 2021. Since April
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There are plenty of railing systems to choose from when designing your next project. Whether you’re looking for material to provide excellent safety or an aesthetic feature, many options only give you one purpose while compromising on the other. If
Stainless Steel cable railings
From the versatility to aesthetics to affordability and eco-friendliness, it is truly no wonder how stainless steel has become one of the leading materials utilized in nearly all aspects of the construction industry today. Created from a medley of iron,