ERIE, Pennsylvania – May 21, 2015 – Kane Innovations, manufacturer of security screens, detention products and architectural railings, announced today their acceptance into the exclusive TIGER Drylac U.S.A., Inc. family of Approved Applicators. With this distinctive approval status in place, the metal building products fabricator is now cleared to utilize TIGER’s Series 38 super durable powder coating finishing via their in-house powder coat line.
TIGER is a leading powder coating supplier to the architectural community, known for their technologically-advanced and environmentally-friendly surface finishing solutions. To be deemed a TIGER Approved Applicator, a surface finishing applicator must withstand rigorous testing to ensure that pretreatment methods, application equipment, and quality control procedures are capable of producing consistent results that align with AAMA (American Architectural Manufacturers Association) 2604 standards.
Types of AAMA-mandated polyester powder coating finishing tests include: adhesion, salt spray resistance, chemical resistance, color uniformity and gloss level, dry film hardness, impact resistance, abrasion resistance and more.
“Kane Innovations is proud to join the ranks of TIGER’s network of Approved Applicators,” said Operations Manager, Curt Johnson, in a statement today. “On behalf of our entire team, we look forward to offering TIGER’s top-notch finishing products to our customers, for many years to come.”
TIGER’s Approved Applicator program has been in existence for over 20 years, with approximately 60 applicators currently carrying an active approval status.
Kane Innovations’ Approved Applicator certificate, issued by TIGER Drylac U.S.A., Inc. in early May 2015, will be up for renewal in 24 months.
About TIGER Drylac U.S.A., Inc.:
TIGER Drylac U.S.A., Inc. develops and produces innovative, high-quality and environmentally-friendly powder coatings for a variety of architectural applications. For over 30 years, TIGER has been placing customers at the center of all they do, providing exceptional service to applicators and specifiers across North America.
Kane Innovations products have been ‘Guardians of Safe Environments’ since 1890. The company’s railing systems, ornamental metal fabrications, security screens and detention products are all fabricated by expert metalworkers, between its two Pennsylvania locations. Kane’s American-made products can be found in, on, and around many well-known structures, including The White House, The Statue of Liberty and One World Trade Center.
Kane Innovations’ brands include Sterling Dula: Railings + Fencing by Kane, Kane Security: Screens by Kane, Kane Detention: Protection by Kane and Kane Fabrications: Ornamental Metals by Kane.