Petersen Aluminum

1005 Tonne Road
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

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800-PAC-CLAD

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About Petersen Aluminum:

Founded in 1965, Petersen manufactures PAC-CLAD metal cladding products in multiple gauges of steel and aluminum. All are available in full 70% PVDF finish (Kynar) in 45 standard colors that include a 30- year finish warranty. Most colors meet LEED, Energy Star and Cool Roof Rating Council certification requirements. Petersen's facilities are located in Illinois, Georgia, Texas, Maryland, Minnesota and Arizona. Technical assistance and service are available and complemented locally by a nationwide organization of architectural representatives who can offer assistance in material selection, finish specification and budgeting. Because Petersen’s scope of applications is so wide, inquiries are encouraged.

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