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LinkLine: Spring 2016

Our Featured Manufacturers:

BSD gives building product manufacturers the opportunity to explain to SpecLink users the advantages of their products. The spring 2016 update adds or expands the listings of nine featured manufacturers.

The following is a complete list of new and featured manufacturers in the spring 2016 update:


Founded in 1955, Gaco Western remains today a family-owned business with its roots in technology and product innovation. Today, Gaco Western coatings and spray foam insulation cover millions of square feet of commercial and residential buildings around the world, earning a trusted reputation in the construction industry as a producer of best-of-class waterproofing and insulation solutions. New Gaco Western coating products can now be found in Sections 07 1400 - Fluid-Applied Waterproofing and 07 1800 - Traffic Coatings, as well as spray insulation products in Section 07 2119 - Foamed-In-Place Insulation.

Industrial Louvers, Inc. is a customer-focused, woman-owned and operated manufacturer of custom architectural metal products including architectural louvers, equipment screens, decorative grilles, sunshades, and column covers. Since 1971, they have been helping meet the needs of designers, contractors and subcontractors across all segments of the construction industry. Industrial Louver products can now be specified in Sections 08 9100 – Louvers and 10 7113.43 - Fixed Sun Screens.

Lutron Electronics Company, Inc, the inventor of the dimmer, is a leading manufacturer of lighting and shade controls ranging from individual dimmers to total light management systems that control entire building complexes. Lutron is headquartered in Coopersburg, PA with sales and service offices located worldwide. Lutron’s Vive wireless lighting controls and centralized wireless hubs can now be specified in Section 26 0924:LUT3 – Lighting Controls – Lutron Vive.

Bringing over 140 years of experience, Neenah Enterprises Inc. (NEI), has been a consistent leader in producing durable castings for municipal and industrial sectors across the world. They provide design engineering, pattern making, casting, forging, machining, and assembly of key component parts for municipal infrastructure, utility, heavy truck, agriculture, construction, HVAC, as well as a host of other industries. There are multiple new site furnishings and fabrications now available in Section 05 5000 - Metal Fabrications, 12 9300 – Site Furnishings, 12 913 – Bicycle Racks and 32 1726 - Tactile Warning Surfacing.

OX Engineered Products manufacture high-performance, green-engineered sheathing and insulation products. Vertical manufacturing integration means OX is in control – they deliver the best, most innovative products at the lowest cost. Look for products of this manufacturer in Sections 06 1000 – Rough Carpentry and 07 2100 – Thermal Insulation.

Precision Coatings Inc. is a manufacturer of extended life-cycle, low VOC performance coatings and floor sealers for the commercial architectural market, OEM market, automotive aftermarket, and the recreational marine market. Precision combines high-quality automotive pigments and high cross-link density solvent and waterborne resin systems to produce finishes that offer outstanding aesthetics, optical effects, and durability with corrosion resistance for both commercial exterior and interior environments. Precision Coatings products can be found in Section 09 9600 – High Performance Coatings.

SABIC Innovative Plastics US LLC is a world leader in providing engineering thermoplastic material solutions. In more than 35 countries worldwide, they help redefine OEMs design -- from concept to reality. This manufacturer now has listings for sandwich and extruded cellular wall and roof panels in Section 08 4500 - Translucent Wall and Roof Assemblies and plastic sheet glazing materials in Section 08 8000 – Glazing.

Founded in 1846 and headquartered in Richardson, TX Tuttle & Bailey® is a vital member of the Air System Components, Inc. family of companies. Tuttle & Bailey® is a leading manufacturer of commercial grilles and registers, maintaining one of the most complete lines in the commercial plan and spec marketplace. Look for their products in 23 3600 - Air Terminal Units and 23 3700 - Air Outlets and Inlets.

Uponor Corporation is a leading international provider of PEX plumbing, indoor climate, and infrastructure systems for the residential and commercial building markets in more than 100 countries worldwide. Their solutions create environments that offer energy-efficient comfort, reliability, and peace-of-mind that elevate the building industry to a greater expectation of sustainability and performance. Uponor’s cross-linked polyethylene products can be found in 22 1005 - Plumbing Piping.