RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 11, 2016 – VMZINC® -US, an international provider of rolled zinc products, has announced the release of the 14th issue of Focus on Zinc, the company’s international architecture magazine. The magazine features buildings of varying dimensions that make use of VMZINC® materials in unique and innovative ways, including public buildings, commercial buildings, individual housing, collective housing and more. In addition, the new layout and design of this issue allows for larger images that capture the impressive details of each project.
Focus on Zinc recognizes architects who are discovering VMZINC® materials and implementing zinc into their projects worldwide. These architects use zinc surfaces in a variety of ways, including stretching, folding, bending, cutting or perforating, to boldly combine a range of natural colors with other compatible materials.
This issue of Focus on Zinc is now available and can be ordered by contacting your local representative or emailing In addition, an interactive webzine version of the magazine is available at
“VMZINC® is pleased to announce the release of the 14th issue of Focus on Zinc,” said Daniel Nicely, managing director at VMZINC®-US. “This publication is a great way to showcase our zinc products and the techniques architects employ, while also recognizing worldwide projects that have integrated zinc in new and exciting ways. We are so impressed by these architects’ innovative and forward-thinking designs, and we hope this issue helps inspire future projects.”
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VMZINC® is the international brand name of rolled zinc products manufactured and sold by the Building Products Unit of Umicore. VMZINC®, a leader in the French and Belgian markets and established in 15 countries worldwide, offers an unparalleled range of roofing products and systems, façade cladding, rainwater systems and ornaments. With a large focus on customer satisfaction, VMZINC®’s products and services have become synonymous with high quality, innovation and environmentally sustainable design. As the first company to diversify its range of surface aspects, VMZINC® offers seven unique shades of preweathered zinc, in addition to natural zinc. For additional information, visit