Rheinzink Names New Regional Sales Manager

Rheinzink America Inc. has named Michael Dell’Olio as its regional sales manager serving architects, contractors and other building team members seeking architectural-grade zinc materials for their commercial and residential projects. Dell’Olio transitioned into the position under the guidance of his long-time colleague, Charles (Chuck) Bell, who recently retired from the role.

“We congratulate Chuck on his retirement, and thank him for his many contributions to Rheinzink’s customers’ success. We look forward to Mike continuing to build on this legacy and make new advancements in the market,” said Charles (Chip) McGowan, president of Rheinzink America.

Dell’Olio will manage sales and support for customers in Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, West Virginia, Virginia, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. Based in New Jersey, he can be reached by phone at 302.660.6401 or email at Michael.DellOlio@rheinzink.com.

Dell’Olio most recently worked with Engineered Wall Systems Midwest Inc.’s New York office as a project manager and operations director. Prior to this, he was a partner and vice president of sales with Kenneth J. Herman Inc. and its metal composite wall systems. His previous positions include Northeast regional sales manager with ALUCOBOND and Northeast district sales manager with HH Robertson/Centria.

For more information, visit www.rheinzink.us.

Rheinzink Offers Updated CEU Course

Rheinzink America is offering an updated AIA-approved CEU course explaining the use of its zinc alloy in various architectural applications. The course offers 1.00 AIA LU/HSW Learning Unit and 1.00 GBCI Continuing Education Unit. The course credits fulfill requirements for both AIA and GBCI and is available through Hanley Wood University. The title of the course is: “Sustainable Application and Design using Titanium Zinc Roofing and Cladding.” The CEU units are also available through a “lunch and learn” presentation given by Rheinzink regional sales managers.

The course and presentation include an explanation of the environmental aspects of zinc, the attributes of architectural zinc, and a description of the metal’s properties, aesthetics, technical aspects, and design applications. Also included is a description of typical roofing and cladding profiles and an explanation of the patina process that is one of zinc’s most distinguishing characteristics.

To schedule a presentation in your office, call 781-729-0812, or for more information on Rheinzink, visit www.rheinzink.us.

MCA Recognizes Eight Building Projects at Awards Show

Selected by a panel of professional architects, eight building projects from across the country have been recognized by the Metal Construction Association (MCA) at the 2017 Chairman’s Awards show.

Announced at the MCA’s winter meeting held in Weston, Fla., the Chairman’s Awards are given to the year’s most exceptional building projects involving MCA member companies. Awards are based on overall appearance, significance of metal in the project, innovative use of metal, and the role of metal in achieving project objectives.

The MCA Chairman’s Awards were given in eight categories: overall excellence; residential; metal roofing; education, primary and secondary schools; education, colleges and universities; institutional; municipal; and commercial/industrial.

The 2016 Chairman’s Award winners in each category were:

Recipients for these awards are selected each year from projects submitted by MCA members to “Metal Architecture Magazine’s” annual Design Awards Program. The honorees were chosen by a panel of professional architects, which included Mark Dewalt, AIA, principal, Valerio Dewalt Train Associates, Chicago; Mark Horton, FAIA, principal, Mark Horton/Architecture, San Francisco; Brent Schipper, AIA, LEED AP, principal, ASK Studio, Des Moines, Iowa.