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Zinc Highlights Medical Training Facility

Metal Edge Inc., a division of Olsson Roofing, installed 16,000 square feet of RHEINZINK 1-mm prePATINA Graphite Grey Double Lock Standing Seam metal wall and roof panels on the American College of Chest Physicians in Glenview, Ill. Metal Edge Inc., a division of Olsson Roofing, installed 16,000 square feet of RHEINZINK 1-mm prePATINA Graphite Grey Double Lock Standing Seam metal wall and roof panels on the American College of Chest Physicians in Glenview, Ill. Approximately 100 professional staff work at the 48,500-square-foot building, which features 15,000 square feet of educational space in a training center, serving as an educational hub for the organization's 18,700 members. The training center features an auditorium, eight educational breakout rooms and six simulation labs that resemble intensive care units.

Paul Markowski, CEO and executive vice president at the American College of Chest Physicians, says the training center will allow his organization to advance pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine across the globe. "The interactive educational opportunities and procedural training offered at our new site will improve patient care and bring essential education and skill development to clinicians in chest medicine," he says.

Architect: Perkins & Will, Chicago

Installer: Metal Edge Inc., a division of Olsson Roofing, South Chicago Heights, Ill.

Distributor/fabricator: Sheet Metal Supply Ltd., Mundelein, Ill., www.sheetmetalsupplyltd.com

Zinc: RHEINZINK America Inc., Woburn, Mass., www.rheinzink.us