ARDEX Partners with ARCOM

to create customized versions of MasterSpec sections to accurately specify ARDEX’s unique products

PACIFIC, WA, Sep 7, 2017 – American Structures & Design, the premier manufacturer and distributor of aluminum railing, balcony, and sunshade systems, along with ARCOM, the leader in specifications, are pleased to announce that American Structures & Design’s product data and customized specifications are available through ARCOM’s software platforms to architects, engineers, and design professionals.

ARCOM and American Structures & Design (AS&D) have worked together to create customized versions of the industry-trusted MasterSpec sections to accurately specify American Structures & Design’s products. Along with these specification sections, American Structures & Design’s product catalog and data sheets are easily accessible to specifiers when working on their projects.

Based in the Pacific Northwest, AS&D has become the aluminum railing and balcony manufacturer of choice for architects throughout the country. Their American-made systems support efforts to achieving LEED in multiple categories and their pre-fabricated and engineered components offer simple onsite installation to as-built conditions. Building owners delight in the virtually maintenance-free railing systems and architects can adorn buildings with exceptional quality and durability.

“With years of field experience and a team of skilled professionals, AS&D is committed to guiding architects, distributors, and installers through the design and construction process,” said Mark Weissenbuehler, president of AS&D. “We take pride in staying up-to-date on the most relevant industry changes, and our partnership with ARCOM is a continuation of that effort.”

ARCOM and American Structures & Design believe this relationship will benefit all design professionals as they select and specify products.

About American Structures & Design

American Structures and Design’s pre-fabricated American-made aluminum products allow quick and efficient installation to as-built conditions using common construction tools. Superior to traditional steel, AS&D’s aluminum railing and balcony systems offer factory uniform production, are virtually maintenance free (no rust, rot or swelling), and lightweight and easy to handle on the jobsite. These features, coupled with exceptional customer service, offer architects a consistent design and finish, installers hassle-free installation and building owners drastically reduced maintenance costs.


ARCOM, the specification experts, exclusively publishes MasterSpec, a product of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), reaching over 60,000 design professionals involved in building projects. ARCOM owns and publishes SpecText for use by engineers for infrastructure projects, including water and wastewater utilities and equipment. ARCOM provides extensive product and manufacturer information through cloud-based specification resources, custom manufacturer specifications, and the SpecBuilder Expert platform. ARCOM’s innovative software specification tools and resources dramatically simplify specification creation, research, and project management.

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