Facade Renovations: Transforming your commercial building

Building façade improvement renovations on commercial property can arise for different reasons; however, the underlying goal is usually to heighten the appeal of the property in the marketplace.  The installation of a new façade or storefront entrance can go a long way in enhancing a building’s image, taking the tenant experience from drab to something […]

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Extrusion Anchors: Is there another option?

Curtain wall anchors come in many sizes, shapes and configurations. Each manufacturer has their own favourite anchoring system representative of an ideal combination of material fabrication and field installation cost. However, with little standardization across the industry, extrusion anchor design has been more of an afterthought by some of the big manufacturers like Kawneer and […]

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IMARK: A First in Paperless Safety Documentation

Since the Fall of 2016 IMARK Architectural Metals has been operating an entirely paperless safety program through the Nektar Data Systems platform, EquipData. Our Mobile Safety Documentation System Choice EquipData has allowed our employees to take IMARK’s safety program into the field with mobile data collection. This means that our staff no longer need to […]

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To ‘PE Core’ or ‘FR Core’  – that is the question 

With hundreds of materials and applications available to the architectural industry, it is important to know all the facts before dressing your building. At IMARK Architectural Metals we pride ourselves in being masters of our trade and that includes knowing all the details about the products that we use. In this post, we will examine the differences between a PE Core and FR […]

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Introduction to Laser Cutting

Laser cutting is all about the detailed and the complex. There are many benefits of using a laser cutter when doing architectural and metal signage work.

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Terwillegar Park Footbridge: Stressing Edmonton Out

Now before you get too worked up over the title of this post, the term “stress” is referring to the type of engineering that has been applied to the new Terwillegar Park Footbridge.  This $25 million, 262m long footbridge is the first “stressed ribbon” bridge in Edmonton. Similar in many ways to the more commonly […]

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WAN Metal in Architecture Award 2016 Shortlist Announced

IMARK was proud to learn early in September that a recent project of ours, the Castle Downs Park Pavilion, was shortlisted by the World Architecture News as one of the top projects for showcasing the Diversity of Metal in Architecture in the world!  Architect group gh3 were the masterminds behind the Pavilion’s clever design of mirrored stainless […]

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Rebranding Announcement: IMARK Architectural Metals

As the company creeps towards its 25th birthday it comes as no surprise to those who know us that IMARK was due for a bit of a facelift. IMARK has been in business since 1995 and has also been operating with the same logo and mission statement “Driven by Excellence” since then. Although the latter is just as true […]

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