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  Visiting Mickey? Check out the Perforated Sheetmetal on this New Parking Garage
The panels, fabricated by Petersen’s plant in Acworth, GA, are fin- ished in musket gray with round 1⁄2-in.-dia. holes at 11⁄16-in. staggered
An attractive multistory parking structure has risen alongside Orlando’s new 18-story, 400-ft.-tall Orlando Eye observation wheel. Providing
Materials & Coatings
 breathtaking vistas of Cen- tral Florida in all direc- tions, views from the wheel include attrac- tions such as Univer-
“We’re seeing
sal Studios, Sea-
World and Epcot
Center. But don’t
miss the creatively
designed, six-story
door to the Orlando Eye.
The exterior of the parking
deck’s upper levels features
nearly 5000 sq. ft. of perforated 0.032-in.-thick corrugated aluminum pan- els—Pac-Clad model 7.2 panels provided by Petersen Aluminum Corp., Elk Grove Village, IL.
more and more perforated-sheet- metal panel jobs, particular- ly here in the South,” says Dave Landis, Petersen’s archi- tectural/technical sales manager at
Petersen Aluminum:
Acworth plant.
“The owners wanted to add
contrast and depth to the design,” adds project manager Neil Rainford.

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