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Introducing PlankPanels™ Featuring FunderMax

Austell, Georgia – September 14, 2017 – RapidMaterials, an e-commerce company specializing in high-quality tools for the construction industry, announces today that it will be the exclusive distributor of a new product line called PlankPanels™. The low-cost, prefabricated rainscreen cladding system features FunderMax Exterior F-Quality High-Pressure-Laminate (HPL) material, which is available in both an exposed fastener system as well as a concealed fastener system. All PlankPanels incorporate a double-hardened acrylic finish for an easy to clean, durable, color stable, scratch and weather-resistant rainscreen product that can be easily installed on…

MillerClapperton Friday 5

  Friday 5 – September 15, 2017 #1 Plank Panels #2 Color Selection – Finish Type #3 ENR Southeast Regional Award #4 Student Health Center #5 4004 Perimeter Summit Friday 5 – September 8, 2017 #1 Material Core #2 Social Media for Metal Buildings #3 HootSuite #4 The National Center for Civil & Human Rights #5 RagingWire VA3 Data Center Friday 5 – September 1, 2017 #1 Cornhole Tournament #2 Material Thickness #3 MCM Performance Code #4 College Football Hall of Fame #5 Defense Intelligence Agency Parking Garage Friday 5 – August…

Friday5 – July 28, 2017

On an average size project, the parameter that has the largest effect on pricing is panel size. It really is a simple concept; it takes about the same amount of time to fabricate a small panel as it does a large panel. Let us look at an example: In addition to the fabrication time, more extrusions, sealant, and several other items are required because the length of perimeter around all of the panels is much higher with 25 panels versus only two. And the installation cost differential will be even…