Duo-Gard Develops Custom Bike Shelter for University

“The world is better with bikes” proclaims the website of Wisconsin’s Trek Bicycle Corporation, a global leader in design and manufacturing. More Americans agree today than ever before. The Coronavirus pandemic has sent bicycle sales soaring. In many U.S. states, bike shops are considered essential businesses, allowed to stay open during the shutdowns. An alternative…

Duo-Gard’s Sleekline Canopy Serves the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

Last year, the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) in Anchorage decided to enhance the entrance to its Healthy Communities building with a canopy to improve the drop-off zone as well as the flow of traffic. “We wanted a sheltered area for shuttles and their waiting passengers with protection to minimize the risks of ice…

Duo-Gard Makes Bike Space Planning Easy and Effective

Pssst! What’s the secret to creating a successful bike space strategy? Actually, there’s no secret, says one industry expert who’s been doing it for almost 30 years. “It just takes planning,” says Mike Arvidson, Duo-Gard’s executive vice president, “but it takes informed, effective planning, which is challenging with all of today’s city, municipal, state and…

Duo-Gard’s Translucent Canopies Lend Landmark Status to CTA’s 95th Street Terminal

As public transit gains increasing importance, Duo-Gard is proud to point out its contributions to many prominent projects. One outstanding example is the Chicago Transit Authority’s $280 million-dollar 95th Street Terminal. Massive translucent canopies engineered and fabricated by Duo-Gard shelter the entire perimeters of the terminal’s two structures. Constructed with Duo-Gard’s high-performance Series 2500 Sloped…

Duo-Gard Durability Shows in Our Shelters

Any city that erects a series of bus shelters has an image to establish and maintain. Duo-Gard’s team makes that easier. And not just in the short term. Our shelters are manufactured to look good and work well for 25 – 30 years. There are good reasons for such durability. For example, look at the…

Duo-Gard’s New AISC Certification

Ten years ago, Duo-Gard opened its in-house steel fabrication facility, one of our industry's few such operations. Five years later, the company expanded this operation to accommodate five times the initial capacity. Now Duo-Gard has achieved another milestone by acquiring certification from the American Institute of Steel Construction. Only 13 firms in Michigan hold this…

Visit Greenbuild Booth 833

Are you new to the biking boom and need guidance for parking and storage strategies? Are you expanding your existing efforts? In either case, you’ll want to do it as efficiently, effectively and economically as possible. Avoid the pitfalls by visiting the Duo-Gard team in Booth 833. You’ll see the latest advances in bike shelters,…

Greenbuild: See Duo-Gard’s Solutions for the Best in Biking

Are you new to the biking boom and need guidance for parking and storage strategies? Are you expanding your existing efforts? In either case, you’ll want to do it as efficiently, effectively and economically as possible. Avoid the pitfalls by visiting the Duo-Gard team in Booth 833. You’ll see the latest advances in bike shelters,…

Duo-Gard Industries Inc. has announced the appointment of Eco Spec Inc. as the representative for its translucent canopy and wall systems in the central and southern United States. Headquartered in Canton MI, Duo-Gard is a leader in the design, engineering, fabrication and installation of translucent polycarbonate glazing systems for commercial, industrial and residential applications. With…

AIA Chicago's Building Award

Chicago Transit Authority's 95th Terminal Improvement Project is this years’ recipient of AIA Chicago’s Distinguished Building Award. The north and south terminals are surrounded by over 35,000 square feet of Duo-Gard’s Series 2500 Standing Seam Polycarbonate Canopy system, utilizing a 20mm opal panel with clear anodized aluminum framing finish. Photo Credit: James Steinkamp Photography