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NWM Office Building

The NWM Office Building, located on the shore of Lake Michigan, is a $450 million state-of-the-art office tower with 34 stories and over 1.1 million square feet of space. The building was constructed for a major insurance corporation and has become the new shining star of downtown Milwaukee, WI. The building was designed by Pickard Chilton in New Haven, CT and includes custom metal column covers, metal wall panel systems, fascia panels, and curved trims by Gordon, Inc. More...

Golden 1 Center

Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, CA is the home to one of the oldest, continuously operating, professional basketball teams in the nation, The Sacramento Kings. With a seating capacity of 19,000 and a construction cost of $535 million, the developer’s intent was to make the arena the most high-tech facility in the NBA. More...

T-Mobile Arena

The new, $375-million, T-Mobile Arena is a 650,000 square foot, 20,000 seat, state-of-the-art multi-purpose, facility accommodating sporting events such as NHL Hockey and UFC Fighting, and provides an exceptional venue for celebrity concert performances. More...

George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Terminal C North

Gordon, Inc. provided multiple types of column covers with unique hexagonal, truncated, elliptical and pyramid shapes for George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Terminal C North. PGAL, the architect, put great thought into the specified materials ensuring that each type was used in the correct location for color, traffic, and potential abuse. The lighting, flooring, décor, and technology are like no other terminal in the country, nothing short of spectacular. The space is vibrant with the look and feel of a contemporary night club environment. More...

Little Caesars Arena

Given the critical schedule requirements, the architect, HOK, challenged Gordon, Inc. and the installing contractor, Performance Contracting, Inc. to develop an alternative system to meet the project schedule without compromising aesthetics or performance. In response to this challenge, Gordon, Inc. provided their Turn-Key® tab and slot cladding system as a solution, which reduced both the manufacturing and installation time requirements to meet the compressed project schedule. More...

University of Texas, Football Locker Room & Athletic Center

University of Texas Football Locker Room and Athletic Center in Austin, TX represents the future of design and construction in college athletic facilities. Unique design features included illuminated ceiling and wall systems, incorporating custom perforations of University logos. Gordon Incorporated manufactured products featured and worked closely with the architect, Gensler, Austin, TX; the installing contractor, Baker Triangle; and Specified Interiors.More...

Prairie Meadows Racetrack Casino Hotel

Located in America’s heartland, the CISCA Construction Excellence Award-Winning Prairie Meadows Racetrack Casino Hotel is the first ever combination horse racing - slot machine casino. The renovation plans provided for the creation of an expanded identity, offering card and dice gaming entertainment for the enjoyment of its patrons. Gordon, Inc. helped to define that new identity. More...

9/11 Memorial Musuem

Gordon, Inc. was awarded the honor and privilege to become integrally involved in the design, engineering, constructability assessments, fabrication, and installation of the custom ceilings, walls, light coves, trims, and ornamental treatments throughout the reverent space which is now known as the 9/11 Memorial Museum. More...

Acoustical Wall Panels - BOK Center

ALPRO® acoustical wall panels provide an attractive and affordable solution for any space where noise abatement is required. ALPRO perforated metal wall panels are available in 10 corrugation patterns and Mark-7 linear panels, finished in your choice of standard or custom color matched powder coat. In typical installations, ALPRO wall panels are fastened to “Z” furrings attached to existing structures to create a cavity filled with acoustical pads. Panels may be lapped for a continuous look or separated to present a reveal. ALPRO provides perimeter trims finished to accurately match the wall panels. More...

Detention & Security Ceilings

Gordon Corrections Division, a division of Gordon, Inc., is the leader in the design and manufacture of Detention Ceiling Systems. Gordon’s, Lockdown® and Cel•Line® ceiling systems, provide Security Ceilings and Security Planks that are well known throughout the Corrections / Security industry for their performance, quality, and ease of installation. Gordon also provides accessory components to complement the system. More...

Ceiling systems - Konica Minolta, Dallas, TX

The preliminary design of this Gordon custom perforated acoustical ceiling system at Konica Minolta in Dallas, TX started as a multi-angled, exposed lay-in ceiling system. Due to the complexity and cost of this acoustical ceiling system, the architect, Gensler in Dallas, TX, requested design assistance to be able to keep the acoustical ceiling within the project budget. Working together with Gensler and the manufacturer’s representative, Designed Performance Associates, Gordon met the challenge and was able to develop a gridless acoustical ceiling system, which would be easy to install and fit within the tight budget constraints. More...

Introducing the Gordon DG 1.5 Data Center Ceiling Grid

Due to high cooling costs, the traditional data center has been built with an acoustical ceiling tile (ACT) drop ceiling above the white space in order make cooling the room more efficient. However, using the ACT-type ceiling to address one issue, presents new challenges for the data center owner. The drop ceiling is not strong enough to independently support cable distribution or containment barriers. It therefore becomes a permanent obstacle, since overhead cable tray or barrier supports must go through the ACT ceiling to suspend from the structure above. Thus, routine IT upgrades or data center layout changes turn what should be a simple revision into a full blown construction project. More...

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