CRL-U.S. Aluminum Hosts University of Florida School of Architecture Plant Tour in Los Angeles, California
Leading Manufacturer of Architectural Glazing Systems Welcomed Architecture Students and University Staff to its Headquarters for an AIA CES Manufacturing Tour

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 03, 2016 - CRL-U.S. Aluminum was pleased to welcome University of Florida School of Architecture students and staff for a tour of its ISO 9001:2008 certified manufacturing facilities. The purpose of the tour was to discuss building envelope manufacturing processes and best practices to educate participants in an open forum setting.


The tour highlighted CRL-U.S. Aluminum’s fabrication and distribution efficiencies, and granted the 19 graduate student participants AIA CES Continuing Education credits. CRL product and design specialists were also on hand to provide technical support and insight into current application advancements. Topics discussed included manufacturing best practices, trends in design and function, thermal performance, water management, and code compliance.

“We are interested in introducing students to a wide range of fabrication methods so they can develop greater facility with fabrication and design thinking that is informed by making,” said University of Florida School of Architecture Associate Professor Bradley Walters. “CRL-U.S. Aluminum’s manufacturing capabilities and expertise are well-known so they were the ideal venue to host our plant tour.”

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About CRL-U.S. Aluminum
CRL-U.S. Aluminum is a premier manufacturer and distributor of glazing systems with over 60 years of experience in the industry. The company is a leading supplier to the glazing, architectural, construction, and automotive industries, with service centers located throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and Australia. With rapid customization capabilities, robust stock inventories, and a worldwide distribution network, CRL-U.S. Aluminum’s single-source model delivers one of the shortest lead times in the marketplace. For more information, call (800) 421-6144 or email Glaziers may also visit Architects and specifiers, visit


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