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Acura - Brookfield, WI

Acura is updating their car dealership with a new exterior design which uses Sobotec's pressure equalized rain screen product for the composite material. The first project in the USA was recently completed. The new look as a 26' x 12' tapered ICON in the center of the exterior entrance and canopies extending out from both sides. These areas have a dry side joint which provides a crisp clean appearance. Tyvek was used as an air barrier over 1/2" plywood. EIFS bands were introduced above the canopy where a wet seal was used to join the two systems.

 



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Audi Milwaukee - West Allis, WI

This project is the first in Wisconsin to use Audi’s new perforated panel design. Dri Design has a National Account with Audi to furnish all their dealerships with the new perforated design. The backer panel is Audi’s standard 1 ¼” deep with an integral gutter and pressure equalized rainscreen design. The perforated panel is factory attached to the backer, providing a 1/8” wide joint at the panel perimeter.

 



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Ballweg Chevrolet - Middleton, WI

The new Ballweg Chevrolet Dealership was the first in the nation to be completed with the new Chevrolet exterior image. The exterior features three separate colors of Aluminum Composite to achieve a visually appealing building entrance.

 



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Concourse BMW Dealership - Glendale, WI

Over 14,000 square feet of 2" thick, insulated Architectural Panels, make this dealership one of the most recognizable in the Milwaukee Area. The panels are custom painted and were installed utilizing a custom colored neoprene gasket system at all vertical joints.

 



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Hyundai Dealership - Appleton, WI

This Hyundai Dealership features large custom-color Aluminum Composite Material (ACM) panels at the brand icon tower. 90-degree corners and returns at parapet, base and jambs create a professional seamless appearance to the icon tower. Panels were attached through Dens Glass directly to the metal studs.

 



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Mark Toyota - Scion Dealership - Plover, WI

This state-of-the-art, newly designed Toyota - Scion Dealership in features a Reynobond Aluminum Composite Panel System across the entire front of the facility. The custom designed panel system features three different color ACMís to accent feature the buildings overall layout and design.

 



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Mitsubishi Dealership - Appleton, WI

This newly designed Mitsubishi Dealership uses over-sized Aluminum Composite Material (ACM) panels to enhance the dealership image. The panels feature both 90 degree and custom angles and are fastened directly over Dens Glass. The system is a Pressure Equalized Rain Screen using no caulks or sealants.

 



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Porsche Dealership - Appleton, WI

This Porsche dealership features both curved and segmented Aluminum Composite Material (ACM) panels in large panel form to create an unmistakable corporate identity. The project features custom angled bent corner panels; return panels at the roof coping and full soffit coverage and the main building entry. Custom light openings were cut into soffit panels to accommodate special lighting requirements.

 



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Premier Auto Group - Appleton, WI

The Premier Auto Group used Aluminum Composite panels at the entrance for Jaguar and Landrover. Panels required curving and dry joints. The panels are installed over a Tyvek air barrier.