Products & Services (June 01, 2001)


Building Modeler. Revit Parametric Building Modeler eliminates repetitious drafting from the design process for the AEC industry. Blends design time with production time to eliminate repetition in the production of presentation documents. (781) 839-5300 or

Concrete colour guide. The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute now offers its Architectural Precast Concrete Color & Texture Selection Guide on the their Web site at More than 500 full-colour thumbnails provide samples of architectural precast concrete. Once options are chosen, a search provides thumbnail photos of mixes meeting those criteria.

Large format printer. Hewlett-Packard (Canada) Ltd. unveils a UV printing system designed for the HP Designjet 5000. Building on the launch last August of its latest large-format printing systems, HP now provides an interchangeable ink system that supports both UV and dye-based inks. For more information on HP Designjet printers, inks and printing materials visit

Concrete renewal system brochure. New SEALTIGHT concrete renewal system by W.R. Meadows, Inc. announces the availability of a new eight-page four-colour SEALTIGHT Concrete Renewal Systems Brochure, No. CRS01. (847) 683-4500.

Fast photo-realistic rendering. New Artlantis 4.0 3D software is now seven times faster than previous versions. A file’s complexity for photo-realistic rendering, virtual reality panoramas and animations has no bearing on the calculation time of the program. 1-800-452-9241 or fax (514) 842-1055.

Roofing Web site. Met-Tile, Inc. manufacturer of a metal “tile panel” roofing system that combines a Spanish tile look with the benefits of metal has launched a redesigned Web site which provides expanded product and application information to architects, builders, remodelers, roofing contractors and home and building owners at


Division 6–Wood and Plastics

High pressure laminates. Nevamar introduces its 2001 collection of high pressure laminates. New patterns include Sand’n’Shells, made of shells pressed into wet sand, Moonrock, Blue Moonrock, Golden Iron Moonrock, Soft Autumn Breeze, and three new Allusions: Red Hot Allusion, Royal Allusion, and Wall Street. (410) 778-2184.

Division 12–Furnishings

Canadian-crafted chairs. Krug introduces the Capri chair for dining rooms, cafeterias, training rooms, auditoriums, and restaurants. It is available in wood only, fully upholstered or with an upholstered seat. Nickel-plated matte chrome finish. Hardwood veneers used for the seat and back shell. Visit or call (519) 748-5100.

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