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Managing Fingerprints

Law enforcement professionals may appreciate fingerprints that are easy to spot, but the rest of us don't. Stainless steel is an amazing material that provides beauty and permanence in a variety of applications. Stainless steel building envelopes will last as long as the building stands. While fingerprints are seldom an issue outside the building, interior elements like column covers and elevators are exposed to considerable pedestrian traffic. For these applications, managing fingerprints becomes important.

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Beautiful Shore Hotel Opens in Santa Monica

Formal Ribbon Cutting Held October 20th

The city of Santa Monica describes herself as a diverse, progressive beach community. That said, what better place for a hotel that is progressive in its use of stainless steel in surpassing Silver LEED® certification and approaching Gold status. This sustainable, boutique hotel is located where the ocean meets the city on famed Ocean Avenue in the heart of Santa Monica.

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Triangle Park at Three PNC Plaza Offers Respite in Pittsburgh

Two Local Companies Donate Material & Workmanship

Pittsburgh, PA – Triangle Park is a calm oasis among the hustle and bustle of Downtown Pittsburgh. There are handsome benches under a stainless steel canopy to provide shade and protection from rain and snow. The park which opened in late 2009 debuted in time for the G20 Summit meeting held here that fall. President Barack Obama was among the dignitaries both national and international that attended.

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