London’s new jaw-dropping Sky Pool was built in Grand Junction

The Denver Post June 28, 2021 This Colorado company built a transparent sky pool suspended 115 feet above the ground Imagine this: It’s a hot summer day, so you decide to go for a dip in your apartment complex’s swimming pool. You head up to the rooftop pool deck, drop your towel and start paddling, […]

Fully transparent Sky Pool provides “a swim like no other” between two housing blocks in London

Dezeen June 7, 2021 Architecture studio HAL has created a 35-metre-high transparent swimming pool bridge between two buildings at the Embassy Gardens development in Battersea, London. Named Sky Pool, the 25-metre-long swimming pool is made entirely from acrylic panels, allowing swimmers to look directly down to the ground 35 metres below. HAL designed the pool, described by the studio […]

The Shark Habitat Challenge

Civil + Structural Engineer Media June 1, 2021 Reynolds Polymer Technology, Inc., an acrylic specialist company based out of Colorado, faced the challenge of precisely measuring, documenting, and communicating the production and installation of a custom shark tank window in Georgia Aquarium’s expansion project. In order to do so, the precision cast-in-place concrete rebates needed to […]

Reynolds Polymer Makes the World’s First Floating Pool at Embassy Gardens

Grand Junction, CO: Reynolds Polymer Technology, Inc. in partnership with international property developers Ecoworld Ballymore Group, announces unveiling of the world’s first floating pool, which spans 82 feet across two buildings, 115 feet in the air. The pool consists of one, solid, 14-inch-thick piece of acrylic and is made from totally transparent polymer, which was […]

Performance Plastics – Using Leading Indicators to Measure Safety Excellence

Matt Johnson, Safety Manager for Reynolds Polymer, details his success in using leading indicators to measure safety excellence and how his program not only led to a reduction of incidents but also led the organization to be accepted into OSHA’s Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP). Read the case study….

Company Week – The Art of Making: Reynolds Polymer

VP of Engineering Paul Gardner explains how the Grand Junction-based Reynolds Polymer Technology makes the panels, tunnels, and other infrastructure for aquariums, pools, and observation decks all over the world. “These things are so large, you can’t machine it out of one block,” explains Gardner. “We’re taking multiple pieces and gluing them together.” View on Company Week

Plastics News – Kickstart: 330 million economic drivers

If you find yourself in Hong Kong, swing by the Ocean Park Marriott Hotel to check out its three-story aquarium, made of 14 individual pieces of acrylic bonded together into a cylinder measuring 49 feet high and 20 feet across. Reynolds Polymer Technology Inc. of Grand Junction, Colo., a specialist in unique displays, made the Read More….