Group of people from the education industry gathering together at EDspaces 2018 talking about e3 CeramicSteel.
PolyVision Educates Leaders of Education at EDspaces 2018

11/29/2018 4:30 PM by Bill Livengood, Director of North American Surface Sales

PolyVision exhibited at EDspaces 2018 to educate leaders of education on the user-centric benefits of e3 CeramicSteel.

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6 Tricks and Tips to Keep a Whiteboard Clean

11/14/2018 4:12 PM by Kevin Buchanan, Director of Product Lifecycle Management

Follow these six tips and tricks to keep your board looking brand new or transform one that has seen better days back to its original shine.

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Young boy writes in red marker on whiteboard in Indian classroom
How PolyVision is Answering the Push for Social Responsibility

10/24/2018 12:49 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

With three focus areas — Education + Community + Sustainability — PolyVision is prioritizing future leaders, stronger communities and sustainable choices.

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Travelers passing by the mural created by artist Neil Wood printed on Flexible CeramicSteel panels in the Charles de Gaulle Metro Station
Vitreous Enamel: Mycenæan Period Jewelry to First Period Chemistry

10/17/2018 3:28 PM by Kate Cathey, Senior Product Marketing Specialist

More durable than glass and just as beautiful, vitreous enamel, also known as porcelain enamel, offers a non-porous, glass-like finish.

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PolyVision to Exhibit + Host Scavenger Hunt at EDspaces 2018

10/9/2018 7:57 PM by PolyVision

PolyVision will be exhibiting at EDspaces 2018 in Tampa, FL November 7-9.

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Three students with laptops gathered around a table paying attention to boy demonstrating work on whiteboard
PolyVision Goes Back to School with Teachers from Across the Globe

9/26/2018 1:31 PM by Kelli Fowler, Communications Specialist

PolyVision spoke with four teachers from around the world to learn more about their perspective during this back-to-school season.

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Three students gather by a whiteboard to collaborate as a small group of students work with each other from a tablet
How Active Learning Ignites Hope in Students

9/12/2018 12:48 PM by PolyVision

Active learning transforms traditional classrooms into environments where students take on an active role in their learning experience.

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Understanding Your Options

8/29/2018 2:48 PM by Kevin Buchanan, Director of Product Lifecycle Management

Glass vs CeramicSteel Markerboards

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The Value of Writing in the Digital Age

8/15/2018 12:53 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

Hear from Bill Livengood, a director of surface sales for PolyVision, on why writing remains relevant.

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Brightly colored furniture and collaborative whiteboard surfaces liven up the office space
5 Ways to Foster Collaboration in the Workplace

7/25/2018 3:06 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

Creativity at work is needed now more than ever. The complexity of a globally interconnected world linked by ever-evolving technology has shifted the nature of work from streamlined individual processes to creative and collaborative cross-functional innovation.

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A group of desks in a school setting with the a3 CeramicSteel Motif panel system in the merle gloss color on the wall.
Q&A: Creating Collaborative Spaces with Motif Writable Wall Panels

7/16/2018 3:58 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

The importance of collaboration continues to grow as workplace dynamics face a global revolution. Dedicated to providing effective solutions for this shift, PolyVision remains hard at work creating innovative products to meet an entirely new need. Kim Allen, architectural product manager for PolyVision, sat down with us to discuss the launch of a new writable wall surface, Motif. Previewed at NeoCon and AIA, Motif’s unique design and application is expected to meet the demand for aesthetically appealing collaborative surfaces.

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Grey wall in metro station with panels of colors and patterns as 3D blocks are located above the walkway in vibrant colors
Integrating Public Art in Urban Transit Design

6/27/2018 1:29 PM by Ed La Selva, Architectural Product Development Manager

7. 6 billion — the current number of people walking, riding, driving and flying around the Earth. With a current population growth rate of 83 million people per year, the world in 2018 has already witnessed 60 million births. 

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PolyVision Introduces Motif™: An Innovative Collaborative Panel System

6/11/2018 9:00 AM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

As the need for collaboration grows, teams need more functional spaces to work. Explore ways to personalize your vertical surface through Motif, a new high performance collaborative panel system

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How Hospital Writing Surfaces Enhance Communication in Healthcare

5/23/2018 1:55 PM by Kimberly Allen, Architectural Product Manager

Fifty — the number of employees you’re likely to encounter over a four-day hospital stay, according to the handbook Patient Safety and Quality: An Evidence-Based Handbook for Nurses.”

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PolyVision to Exhibit at the 2018 AIA Conference for Architecture

5/18/2018 5:33 PM by PolyVision

PolyVision will attend the 2018 AIA Conference on Architecture with an exhibition highlighting one of the most durable and versatile products available.

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Chalkboard with colorful artwork and Chinese lettering drawn on its surface
Five Reasons Why Some Educators Still Prefer Chalkboards

4/25/2018 4:38 PM by Kevin Buchanan, Director of Product Lifecycle Management

It began in Scotland in 1801. A large piece of slate was hung on the wall, and the chalkboard was born, revolutionizing teaching and learning worldwide.

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Vibrantly colored panels with images of crop fields line the walls of the Arvada Ridge Commuter Rail Station
Three Ways CeramicSteel Panels Outlast Other Surface Materials

3/28/2018 4:46 PM by Ed La Selva, Architectural Product Development Manager

Quality performance and aesthetics make CeramicSteel a wise investment.

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Case Study: Land Transport Authority

3/26/2018 5:26 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

Take a subway ride through Singapore, and you’ll be surprised by what you see. Melted disco balls turned into raindrops, 3D sculptures, motif paintings stretching 10-meters long and maybe even a photograph of someone you know. In 1997, Singapore’s largest public art program launched in the most unlikely of places, metro stations.

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The Impact of Public Art Projects on Human Health

2/28/2018 7:05 PM by Kate Cathey, Senior Product Marketing Specialist

Art has the power to connect us to places, to people and even to ourselves. Public art is a fascinating mix of political, sociopolitical and cultural dynamics that have a strong emotional effect, representing much more than surface beauty. We’d be wise to create more.

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Meeting space with four high-top chairs and a desk surrounded by whiteboard dry-erase surfaces
Advantages of Utilizing Analog Tools in the Digital Age

1/31/2018 6:57 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

Are analog tools still relevant in the age of rapid technological advancement?

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Creating Wall Murals Built to Last at Shriners Hospitals

8/2/2017 6:10 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

When children come through the doors of the new Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky, they might be on crutches or in a wheelchair. That’s because Shriners expertly treats more than 13,000 children and teenagers a year with neuromuscular conditions, something it’s done since its founding in 1926, when it opened to care for those suffering from polio. Lexington Shriners Medical Center, which relocated in April of 2017, is just one of 22 Shriners Hospitals in the world, with the goal of providing innovative pediatric care for children with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord inuries, and cleft lip and palate, regardless of the families’ ability to pay.

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Public Art Promotes Drive for Human Creativity

12/22/2016 2:30 PM by Rebecca Charbauski

Paris has the Eiffel Tower, Chicago has “The Bean,” and Hong Kong has Tian Tan Buddha. Art installations on a large scale can become iconic symbols of communities and culture.

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Young boy writes in red marker on whiteboard in Indian classroom
Listen: 200 Whiteboards Transform Indian Classrooms

10/5/2016 1:40 PM by Rebecca Charbauski

Jason Vanderground is brand manager for PolyVision, a Steelcase brand. His team worked with partners to outfit 200 classrooms in seven cities in India with new whiteboards or chalkboards. He sat down the 360 Real Time’s Katie Pace to discuss the transformation and the partnership that led to it.

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New Tools for a New Future
New Tools for a New Future

5/12/2016 6:05 PM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

India has been straining for years after an ambitious goal of educating all of its children, but is still struggling with low engagement in the classroom and a high dropout rate. Resources and ideas from countries with similar goals could help.

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PolyVision Survey Reveals That 97% Teachers Believe Writing on Boards Is an Essential Tool to Increase Learning

5/6/2016 10:43 AM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

The leading CeramicSteel manufacturer conducted a pan India survey along with partners Whitemark and Teach for India to measure the increase in learning depending on the quality of writing boards used

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PolyVision Helps Children in India Write Their Future Better

11/8/2015 11:24 AM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

PolyVision kicks-off a unique campaign to eliminate education inequality in India in partnership with Teach for India and Whitemark Limited, the company’s national distributor in India.

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Class, Can I Have Your Attention?

6/14/2015 1:40 PM by Rebecca Charbauski

It’s the golden age for content display, with hi-def cameras and monitors, and touchscreen digital devices of every size. So why are traditional dry-erase whiteboards more popular than ever?

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Why It Shouldn’t Be Analog Versus Digital In Today’s Classroom

8/18/2014 11:27 AM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

With the continued prevalence of technology in the classroom it is easy to presume that analog tools such as whiteboards are a thing of the past, but trends and research shows differently.

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PolyVision CeramicSteel Panels Provide Gateway to Vital New Infrastructure for 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi

2/17/2014 11:38 AM by Ashley Brown, Marketing Communications Manager

PolyVision partnered with Bautrade and Front Engineering to provide smooth, durable wall panels for the main road tunnel of the new traffic corridor built for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

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