Dynamic and Durable. PolyVision Corporation and Gordon, Inc. Introduce PG CeramicSteel Walls and PG CeramicSteel Column Covers

New Collection Of Panelized Wall Systems And Column Covers Combine Technologies To Deliver Resilient Engineered Systems For Demanding Environments And High-traffic Areas


ATLANTA and BOSSIER CITY, LA (October 01, 2019) - PolyVision Corporation and Gordon, Inc. today introduced PG CeramicSteel Walls and PG CeramicSteel Column Covers. Designed and developed through a partnership between the two companies, PG CeramicSteel Walls and PG CeramicSteel Column Covers are panelized wall systems and column covers that fuse PolyVision's CeramicSteel panels and Gordon's engineered wall cladding systems to give architects and designers more choices for high-performance wall systems.

PolyVision and Gordon have been delivering leading-edge solutions to architects and contractors for more than a century combined," said Peter Lewchanin, General Manager for PolyVision. "The collective experience of PolyVision and Gordon has allowed us to challenge the status quo when it comes to product development and deliver a suite of durable, sustainable, high-performing, dynamic engineered systems for demanding environments."

Ideal for high-traffic areas like airports and transit hubs, stadiums and arenas, hospital hallways and patient areas, plus artistic ceramic wall canvasses PG CeramicSteel Walls and PG CeramicSteel Column Covers deliver unsurpassed durability and resilience. The series includes:

PG CeramicSteel Walls (CeramicSteel 3-ply composite panel)

PG MR-1000: Mounting with Reveal

PG MC-1000: Mounting with Butt Joint (Concealed System)

PG SB-2000: Snap-on Solid Batten

PG SR-2000: Snap-on Batten with Reveal

PG CeramicSteel Column Covers (CeramicSteel finished sheet)

PG CC-4000: Column Cover

PolyVision's CeramicSteel is made fusing vitreous enamel to the metal substrate at temperatures ranging from 1500º-1700ºF. When joined with Gordon's engineered extruded aluminum wall systems, architects and contractors can have the durability, performance and customizable capabilities of CeramicSteel with the resilience, fabrication and ease of installation of Gordon systems in a one-stop shop. Moreover, PG CeramicSteel Walls and PG CeramicSteel Column Covers are resistant to scratches, graffiti, chemical, bacteria, fire, stain, and UV rays.

To truly make a project one-of-a-kind, PG CeramicSteel Walls and Column Covers provide unmatched levels of personalization and individualization for any commercial building project. A state-of-the-art digital printing process and custom color options enable the wall panels and columns to become works of art. Custom panel sizes up to 4' x 10' are available and the product series offers options for reveal, seamless look or decorative joints.

Additionally, PG CeramicSteel Walls and PG CeramicSteel Column Covers underscore both PolyVision and Gordon's commitment to protecting and sustaining the environment. The CeramicSteel is made from 100% inorganic materials and is 99% recyclable. Both the wall panels and column covers are certified for indoor air quality and manufactured in plants that have achieved ISO 9001 for efficient use of resources.

The PG CeramicSteel Walls and Column Covers provide a material game changer for architects who design for high-traffic and very visible places. Durable used to mean an industrial look and feel, and these new engineered solutions allow for architects to create spaces that are long-lasting and make a visual impact, whether decorative color schemes, branding, signage or simply artistic," said Ron Rice, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Gordon, Inc. "This product series combines the best of PolyVision and Gordon to offer a meaningful solution to application challenges."

For more information on these leading-edge solutions visit www.polyvision.com/engineeredsolutions/.

About PolyVision, a Steelcase Company

As a leading manufacturer of CeramicSteel surfaces, PolyVision, a Steelcase company, is committed to producing durable and sustainable CeramicSteel surfaces fit for demanding environments. For more than 60 years, CeramicSteel has served as a premium surface for use in collaborative spaces such as classrooms and corporate offices as well as architectural products for public spaces. With a global presence in North America, South America, Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific, PolyVision provides customers with a product that complements and enhances any space or environment. For more information, visit polyvision.com.

About Gordon Inc.

Founded in 1964 and headquartered in Bossier City, Louisiana, Gordon, Inc. is the foremost provider of award-winning architectural and engineered solutions for interior and exterior commercial building architecture. Through its superior manufacturing, services and technological abilities Gordon helps customers meet design and performance needs. An employee-owned business, Gordon offers solutions for interior, exterior, acoustical, data center, cleanroom, security, and ornamental applications. www.gordon-inc.com.

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