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U.S. Glass Ranks Benson Industries as #3 of Top 50 Contract Glaziers

The contract glazing industry has a lot to be excited about in 2018. A strong economy, expected growth in business, along with new technologies and innovations, were all listed as positives by this year’s rankings of the nation’s top contract glaziers.
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Serious Alterations to Portland Building by Michael Graves Begin in Oregon

Architects and engineers DLR Group will work with external cladding subcontractor Benson Industries to cover the painted concrete facade with an aluminum curtain wall.

Benson Industries Attends The 2018 Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference

The 2018 Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference opened this morning with a panel discussion that offered an in-depth look at industry challenges, trends and market perspectives. Panelists included Benson Industries' Jeff Heymann.
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Custom-Built Robotic Arms Helping To Keep Salesforce Tower Clean

The job of keeping the exterior of Salesforce Tower clean is made possible with help from a pair of innovative tools.
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Benson Glass Division Works to help put Oregon Universities on the Map

In Portland, construction workers plugged away this week on the Knight Cancer Institute’s new building. Draped in scaffolding on two sides, the 320,000-square-foot building is the latest piece in a decade-long investment in the South Waterfront neighborhood.
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Benson Industries, Inc. listed 84th largest specialty contractor in the United States by ENR

The construction market has been growing steadily for the past six years and Benson Industries, Inc. was listed 84th largest specialty contractor in the United States.

CTBUH Names Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building to list of Best Tall Buildings for 2014

Four buildings, from the United States, Australia, the Netherlands and the United Arab Emirates, have been named the best tall buildings in the world for 2014 by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH).

Benson finishes work on Seattle Art Museum Exterior Art Project Retrofit

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The Seattle Art Museum contracted Benson to install an art installation on the building's facade. The work is by Doug Aitken, and is called Mirror. It consists of large LED panels and light strips. Benson engineered and installed the original for the Seattle Art Museum in 2006.

Architecture Foundation of Oregon selected Benson Industries as its 2013 Honored Citizen

Benson Industries was selected as the 2013 Honored Citizen by The Architecture Foundation of Oregon and they created this video for the presentation ceremony. Watch the full video here.
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New Project Awarded: 7 Bryant Park, New York, NY

7 Bryant Park, New York, NY is a 30 Story office building with a “bow tie” feature that faces Bryant Park in midtown Manhattan designed by Pei Cobb Freed and Partners.

New Project Awarded: LA Courthouse, Los Angeles, CA

The LA Courthouse in Los Angeles, CA is a 200+ foot tall pleated glass cube designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP.
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1730 Pennsylvania Avenue wins Devine Detail Award

Benson Industries helped replace the failing facade of 1730 Pennsylvania Avenue in 2009. The all-glass facade gave the building a new face, increased building performance, and daylight access.

New Project Awarded: 520 Newport Center, Newport Beach, CA

Irvine Co. will add a 19-story tower to its Newport Beach headquarters, a structure that is being designed by the architecture firm responsible for the glass pyramid in the courtyard of the Louvre in Paris.