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Lorin Highlights Anodized Aluminum for Architectural Applications

Parul Dubey on May 31, 2023 - in Buildings, Structural components

High quality material featured in award winning buildings across the globe

Muskegon, MILorin Industries, Inc., the global industry leader in the innovation and production of coil anodized aluminum, highlights its anodized aluminum for architectural applications.

Lorin’s coil anodizing process builds an anodic layer from the aluminum, bonding it to the surface at the molecular level, thus protecting the aluminum from the elements. The anodized aluminum will not chip, flake, peel, or corrode and also resists scratching. With a Mohs Hardness score comparable to sapphire, and corrosion resistance that leaves the metal unaffected by salt and air, coil anodized aluminum provides durable beauty that cuts maintenance costs while providing added environmental benefits. All of these benefits make the material ideal for your architectural needs.

Coil anodized aluminum can be made in numerous colors. For example, for exterior use, Lorin can match most any natural metal look, including shades of zinc, steel, titanium, copper, gold, brass, bronze, and natural aluminum by using inorganic dyes or metal fines added into the pores of the protective anodic outer layer.

Continuous coil anodized aluminum from Lorin has been featured in award winning architecture all around the world. The Ito tower in Amsterdam won the prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize and features Lorin coil anodized aluminum done with Hunter Douglas panels. Additionally, the 100 Above The Park tower in St. Louis, featuring panels made from Lorin anodized aluminum, was awarded the 2nd best building of the year in the Single Skin Panels design category in 2022.

Other examples of Lorin Anodized Aluminum in architecture include: the Louisiana Caesar’s Superdome in New Orleans, the US Olympic Paralympic Museum in Colorado Springs, the Las Vegas City Center in Nevada, the Youth Olympics Games towers in Nanjing, China, and the Gyeongju World Expo Tower in South Korea.

To learn more about Lorin’s anodized aluminum for architectural applications, visit: https://www.lorin.com/architecture/.


About Lorin

Lorin Industries, Inc. has provided coil anodized aluminum to markets worldwide for over 60 years.  Our history of global leadership in anodized aluminum finishing for architectural markets began with bringing the process to market in 1953, and continues today with industry leading innovation.  Lorin has worked with some of the world’s foremost architects, designers, and fabricators to create new and exciting building designs that last throughout generations.

Whether used for exterior wall cladding systems, roofing systems, sunscreens, interior panels, or decorative interior applications, the possibilities for coil anodized aluminum are infinite. The natural beauty of Lorin’s anodized aluminum finishes brings newly constructed and renovated buildings to life, while providing a strong durable surface that will never chip, flake, or peel. Additionally, Lorin’s coil anodized aluminum products have been used for automotive, transportation, consumer appliances, and any number of other industries, with the same excellent aesthetics and durability long proven in architectural applications. At Lorin, we can help you reflect your vision with Lorin anodized aluminum. 

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