Good and “TANKED”

Las Vegas-based Acrylic Tank Manufacturing (ATM) builds enormous and awe-inspiring tanks and aquariums for top celebrities, luxury hotels and casinos, Fortune 500 businesses, private homes and millionaire homeowners across the country. The tanks range in size from 50- to more than one million gallons, and are filled with the most exotic, colorful and sometimes dangerous fish in the world. Last year, ATM built over 10,000 aquariums

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CT Design: Accuracy and Versatility

CT Design’s relatively small facility is a testament to the variety and volume of products that can be manufactured with state-of-the-art panel processing equipment, software and engineered materials

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Finding the Sweet Spot: Update on Lightweight Panel in North America

Lightweight panel (sometimes called lightboard) is an ingenious concept: A thick panel built by sandwiching a paper honeycomb core between two thin sheets of particleboard, MDF or HDF. Within certain criteria, the lightweight panel offers many advantages. Impressive strength-to-weight ratios allow for finished products that achieve big, bold aesthetics while components remain easy to transport, assemble and install.

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Opening the Doors of Opportunity: New markets for new materials

As a general rule, design sensibilities throughout North America vary with regional preferences and original concepts. Fashion is never stagnant and European stylings influence North American trends. The trend path is somewhat predictable, with fashions first landing in the multi-cultural region of Quebec and then filtering down the East Coast of the United States. As new ideas move throughout North America, they are embraced or modified to meet the local demands.

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