Metal Services

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Schwickert’s Tecta America’s experienced architectural metals group designs, fabricates and installs custom features for facilities ranging from historic to complex and contemporary. We engineer a wide range of architectural components with emphasis on visual appeal, wind, weather resistance and long life.

Our metals group produces nationally recognized work from a 30,000 square foot facility in Mankato, MN.  In our shop, the region’s most skilled metal workers cut, form, sheer, solder and weld a wide variety of metals using state of the art tools and technology.

Our Architectural Sheet Metal Capabilities Include:

  • Standing Seam Metal Roofing
  • Metal Panel Systems
  • Column Covers
  • Custom Trim
  • Conductor Heads & Scuppers
  • Coping
  • Fascia & Gravel Stops
  • Gutters & Downspouts
  • Reglets & Flashings
  • Vented Ridge Caps
  • Soffit Panels

Metal Panel Systems

Schwickert’s Tecta America offers a variety of capacities in metal panel systems. Metal panels provide a modern and aesthetically appealing look to any new or existing building. They are a low-maintenance option for exterior cladding that withstands elemental wear.

As a specialty contractor in architectural metals, we have the unique ability to order in a variety materials from the best of manufacturers, and fabricate the metal panel systems in house. In addition, our trained installers will install the system with a high level of precision and ease.

Our Metal Panel System capacities include:

Wet Seal Aluminum Composite Panel System 

Aluminum composite material (ACM) routed and fabricated into panels. The panels are fastened to the exterior of a building with aluminum clips and fasteners. The system joints are sealed with a compilation of rods and caulk.

Rain Screen Aluminum Composite Panel System

Aluminum composite material (ACM) fabricated into panels and fastened to the exterior of building by means of aluminum extrusions and fasteners. The extrusions are used with an ACM spline system made out of matching or contrasting material, allowing the system to be installed without sealant.

Wet Seal Aluminum Plate Panel System

High-grade aluminum fabricated into panels. The panels are fastened to the exterior of a building with aluminum clips and fasteners. The system joints are sealed with a compilation of rods and caulk.

Rain Screen Aluminum Plate Panel System

High-grade aluminum fabricated into panels and fastened to the exterior of building by means of aluminum extrusions and fasteners. The extrusions are used with a spline system made out of matching or contrasting material, allowing the system to be installed without sealant.

Flat Lock Wall Panel System

Pre-finished steel or aluminum fabricated into panels that resemble shingles and are fastened to the exterior of a building by means of stainless steel clips and fasteners. They come in a multitude of shapes including: square, rectangle and diamond.

Specialty Metal Fabrication

What are your customized needs? Schwickert’s Tecta America designs, fabricates and installs specialty metal products. Our skilled shop foreman can create the perfect product to meet your facilities functional and safety needs. All of our systems are OSHA and industry compliant. Some examples of our specialty fabrication abilities include:

  • Access to Roof Top Mechanical Units
  • Roof Tie Offs, Safety Anchors
  • Roof Top Railings
  • Various Ramps, Rails and Catwalks
  • Ladders and Ladder Security Covers
  • Ladder Racks and Storage Boxes for Trucks