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Birdair Press Release Archives

Birdair, Inc. is active in providing the latest up-to-date news and information related to our products, projects and services to the market. Below is an archive of our news releases.

December 09, 2010

Birdair, Inc. Establishes Presence in Brazil with “Taiyo Birdair do Brasil, Ltda”

Birdair, Inc., the leading specialty contractor of lightweight long-span roofing systems and tensile structures throughout the world, and a member of the Taiyo Kogyo group, has opened its subsidiary “Taiyo Birdair do Brasil, Ltda.” in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The sales-support office will expand the presence of Birdair and the Taiyo Kogyo group in South America and provide better sales support to prospects and customers in the region.

November 09, 2010

Birdair, Inc. Receives 2010 IFAI International Award of Excellence

Company Honored For Stunning Moses Mabhiba Stadium Work

Birdair, Inc., the leading specialty contractor of lightweight long-span roofing systems and tensile structures throughout the world, has received an Outstanding Achievement Award from the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) for its work on Moses Mabhiba Stadium. Located in Durban, South Africa, the stadium was built for the 2010 Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup.

November 02, 2010

Birdair, Inc. to Exhibit at 2010 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo

Visit Birdair at Cabot Corporation’s Booth #745 to Learn More About Tensotherm™ with Nanogel® Aerogel

Birdair, Inc., the leading specialty contractor of lightweight long-span roofing systems and tensile structures throughout the world, will exhibit at the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, November 17-19, at McCormick Place West in Chicago, IL.

October 06, 2010

Birdair, Inc. to Sponsor University of Buffalo Architecture Lecture

Birdair Lecture to Feature Award-Winning Architect Lawrence Scarpa

Birdair, Inc., the leading specialty contractor of lightweight long-span roofing systems and tensile structures throughout the world, is sponsoring a lecture by Lawrence Scarpa, FAIA, principal and co-founder of Pugh + Scarpa Architects, at the University of Buffalo (UB) School of Architecture and Planning on October 13, 2010.

September 28, 2010

Birdair to Exhibit at Expo Estádio 2010 in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Display Explores the Advantages of Tensile Architecture for Stadiums and Sporting Venues

Birdair, Inc., the leading specialty contractor of lightweight long-span roofing systems and tensile structures throughout the world, will exhibit at Expo Estádio 2010, October 6-8, at Sul América Convention Center in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

August 31, 2010

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Features Tensile Membrane Fabric Roof From Birdair, Inc.

Asia’s Largest Tensile Roof Provides Functional and Aesthetic Benefits to New Delhi Stadium

The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Delhi, India, now features Asia’s largest tensile roof from Birdair, Inc., the leading specialty contractor of lightweight long-span roofing systems and tensile structures throughout the world.

As subcontractor to Taiyo Membrane Corporation (TMC), Birdair designed, manufactured and supplied the 88 membrane panels that form the facility’s 54,000 square meter tensile roof that spans over 240 meters. TMC provided the installation and construction supervision of the tensile membrane roof.

August 20, 2010

MakMax Australia Launches Industry Leading Website

MakMax Australia announces the launch of industry leading website. Taking months of development the new MakMax website offers the most comprehensive collection of information on Tensile Membrane products and services available. Focused on the architectural and engineering industry, technical content is easily accessible as a free source or sign up download.

August 17, 2010

Birdair, Inc. Selected to Retrofit Canada Place’s Iconic Sail Roof

Canadian Landmark to Receive Updated TiO2-coated PTFE Tensile Roofing

Birdair, Inc., the leading specialty contractor of lightweight long-span roofing systems and tensile structures throughout the world, has been selected to provide the updated tensile roofing system for Canada Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. As the manufacturer of Canada Place’s original sail fabric, Birdair is proud to be a part of this project.

July 27, 2010

Birdair, Inc. Completes Haddad Riverfront Park Project

Fabric Membrane Canopies Provide Shelter For West Virginia Park’s Stage, Seating and Pavilion

Visitors to Haddad Riverfront Park in Charleston, WV, are now greeted by three fiberglass fabric membrane roof and façade cladding systems from Birdair, Inc., the leading specialty contractor of lightweight long-span roofing systems and tensile structures throughout the world.

July 01, 2010

Gold Coast Stadium Redevelopment

MakMax has been awarded the fabric roofing contract for the $144.2 million Gold Coast Stadium Redevelopment at Carrara, Queensland. The Queensland Government led Gold Coast Stadium project is managed by WATPAC and supported by the Commonwealth Government, the Gold Coast City Council and the AFL.

The stadium will boast a PTFE (Polytetrafluoroethylene) glass fibre membrane roof that will span a total of 16,600 square metres providing cover for the East, West and Southern perimeter of the structure.

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