What Does Smart Modular Cold Storage Mean?

THE FACTORS TO CONSIDER WHEN LOOKING FOR A COLD STORAGE SOLUTION In this blog post, we will focus on the factors that you should take into consideration if you are looking for a cold storage solution. You will consider the costs of installation, space requirements, fittings with your current premises and facilities, and the cost of […]

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How To Prevent Accidents Between Operating Machines And Workers?

WHY SHOULD YOU INSTALL OUR PVC PEDESTRIAN BARRIERS?  In this article, we are going to explain how to make the working environment safe and how to prevent accidents between operating machines and workers. Firstly, we will make clear what is the primary function of pedestrian barriers. Moreover, we will give you an idea of the […]

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Photovoltaic Roof: What’s Cheap Today Will Cost You a Lot Tomorrow

PHOTOVOLTAIC SOLAR PANELS ON INDUSTRIAL ROOF PANELS At Globe Panels, we are committed to the idea of clean energy. Therefore, in this blog post, we will talk about photovoltaic solar panels. A decade ago, Europe discovered that photovoltaic panels could be perfectly placed on roof insulated metal panels. The idea was simple: every year, factories […]

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Advantages of Controlled Atmosphere Cold Storage

Controlled Atmosphere: Tips For a Perfect Installation of Insulated Metal Panels The controlled atmosphere is an ever-growing field of application for insulated metal panels. Therefore, in this blog, we will talk about a controlled atmosphere of cold storage. Firstly, we will start with the controlled atmosphere definition. Secondly, we will shed light on the controlled […]


K-Value, U-Value, R-Value: How To Measure Thermal Insulation

HOW TO MEASURE THERMAL INSULATION? In most applications, the primary feature of thermal insulation material is its ability to reduce heat exchange between a surface and the environment; or between one surface and another surface. The general rule is the lower a material’s thermal conductivity, the greater its ability to insulate for given material thickness and set of […]

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Which Type of Insulation To Choose: PIR, PUR Foams or Rockwool?

STILL UNDECIDED AMONG PIR, PUR FOAMS, AND ROCKWOOL INSULATED METAL PANEL? If you are about to choose which type of insulation to use for your building, then you’ve better read this article. Firstly, I’ll describe the difference between PIR, PUR foams, and Rockwool insulation. Secondly, I will tell when to use a different type of […]

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The Main Areas of Application of PVC Industrial Protection

THE MAIN AREAS OF APPLICATION OF PVC INDUSTRIAL PROTECTION Safety is a TOP priority goal: on the production site, in the logistic center, in the office, and finally at home. In other words, safety is essential everywhere. In this blog post, we will explain the main areas of application of PVC industrial protection. Firstly, we […]


Cooler and Freezer: Not Only a Matter of Temperature

COOLER AND FREEZER: NOT ONLY A MATTER OF TEMPERATURE. We have recently received an interesting inquiry from a customer. He was asking us if we could turn an existing cooler into a freezer to save on a new installation. Eventually, we have decided to explain to you why it is not a good idea to […]

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5 Points Checklist: Is Your System of Industrial Protection Working?

5 POINTS CHECKLIST: IS YOUR SYSTEM OF INDUSTRIAL PROTECTION WORKING? In this blog post, we would like to share information related to PVC, flexible industrial protection systems. Firstly, we will shed light on why we choose PVC industrial protection. Secondly, we will give you a quick checklist to verify the effectiveness of your existing industrial protection. Finally, […]

Different types of PIR foam and its fire behavior

Different Types of PIR Foam and Fire Behavior

DIFFERENT TYPES OF PIR FOAM AND FIRE BEHAVIOR In this article, I would like to share with you some useful information about PIR foam insulated metal panels. Firstly, we will recap what PIR foam is. Secondly, we will explain what the difference between PIR and PUR foam is.  Finally, you will be able to choose […]

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When Choose FM Approved Insulated Metal Panel for Your Project?

WHEN CHOOSE FM APPROVED INSULATED METAL PANEL FOR YOUR PROJECT? In today’s article, we will explain the benefits of choosing our FM approved Insulated Metal Panels. First, let’s see what Factory Mutual Approved means. WHAT IS FACTORY MUTUAL APPROVAL? FM approval is the independent testing body of the international insurance company, FM Global.  FM approval […]


Hints for Fixing a Cold-Room on a Metallic Structure

HINTS FOR FIXING A COLD-ROOM ON A METALLIC STRUCTURE Fixations in a cold-room can be a difficult topic: let’s see how to cope with it. First of all, let’s see which is the problem here, before describing the solution. Afterward, we will see what the role of nylon insulation discs and the PVC threaded caps […]

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5 Advantages of G-Door Smart

5 ADVANTAGES OF G-DOOR SMART – COLD-ROOM DOOR FOR YOUR COLD STORAGE Customers have lately asked us which are the advantages of using the G-door SMART. As a result, we have decided that we want to explain which solutions our G-doors offer to installers. FIRST OF ALL, THE FRAME IS MADE OF HIGH-QUALITY PVC PROFILES. […]

Retailing Cold-Rooms Insulating Parts: Key Takeaways from Refriaméricas

RETAILING COLD-ROOMS INSULATING PARTS At Refriamericas 2019, in Miami last week, many clients and visitors came to our booth. Many were interested in our SMART cold-room and cold-room doors, other in the valves, or the quantum control. INSULATED COLD-ROOM PANEL WITH HERMETIC JOINT Our insulated cold-room panel with hermetic joint attracted the attention of many […]

How the development of the cold-chain can reduce the food-waste?

How the Development of Cold-Chain Can Actively Reduce Food Waste?

HOW THE DEVELOPMENT OF COLD-CHAIN CAN ACTIVELY REDUCE FOOD WASTE? Food-waste is an essential topic of discussion these days, as humanity is facing the issue of feeding an ever-growing population. Consequently, I’d like to write about a critical problem: how the development of cold-chain can reduce food waste. The FAO, Food and Agriculture Organization of […]

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Advantages of Labyrinth – Joint on Cold – Room Insulated Panels

ADVANTAGES OF LABYRINTH – JOINT ON COLD -ROOM INSULATED PANELS 1′ reading It’s essential to know when to use a labyrinth – joint insulated panel in a project. In this article, we are going through the main advantages of the labyrinth – joint on cold – room insulated panels. Above all, we will share some […]

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When to Use PVDF and PVC Coating on Insulated Metal Panels?

WHEN TO USE PVDF AND PVC COATING ON INSULATED METAL PANELS? Recently, a customer asked me to explain the difference between the various types of steel coatings on insulated metal panels. Why is it important to know that? Because each type of coating has different characteristics that create a real customer advantage. So in this post, […]

What to consider when choosing an insulated panel for your project?

What to Consider When Choosing an Insulated Panel for Your Project?

WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING AN INSULATED PANEL FOR YOUR PROJECT? With the increase of the use of insulating panels, many customers think that insulated panels became a commodity. WHAT IS A COMMODITY? “A commodity is an economic good or service that has full or substantial fungibility: that is, the market treats instances of the good as equivalent […]

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Nylon Fasteners And PVC Sanitary Profiles Eliminate Thermal Bridges in Cold Room

NYLON FASTENERS AND PVC SANITARY PROFILES ELIMINATE THERMAL BRIDGES IN COLD-ROOM In this article, we will discuss thermal bridges in a cold room. Even more, how Nylon fasteners and PVC sanitary profiles help to reduce or to avoid thermal bridges in the cold storage. WHAT IS THE THERMAL BRIDGE? The thermal bridge is a circumscribed area of […]

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Stainless Steel Insulated Panels Improve the ISO of a Cleanroom

HOW TO INCREASE THE LEVEL OF ISO OF A CLEANROOM When designing a controlled environment it is important to clearly understand what the application of a cleanroom will be and how you can increase the level of ISO of a cleanroom. In this blog post, we will share insights you have first evaluate when designing a controlled […]

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When to Use Stainless Steel Insulated Panels?

WHEN TO USE STAINLESS STEEL INSULATED PANELS? I have recently received a few inquiries regarding a special finishing for insulated panels: Stainless Steel. There are several types of Stainless Steel on the market. But we will focus on the 304 class of Stainless Steel.  Stainless steel owes his name to the ability to resist rusting […]


Solution for Cold Storages : A 40% Lighter Cold – Room Door!

SOLUTION FOR COLD-STORAGES: A 40% LIGHTER FREEZER DOOR We are preparing a door for cold storage that will be lighter, and cheaper, than traditional cold-room doors. It is a great solution for cold storage.  WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF A NEW COLD – ROOM DOOR? Firstly, all components are “Made in Italy” Secondly, very competitive […]

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What Is The Difference Between PUR And Rockwool Insulated Panels?

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PUR & ROCKWOOL INSULATED PANELS In this blog post, you will find everything you should know about the difference between PUR and Rockwool insulated metal panels. Firstly, we will explain the difference in the insulating core of the panel. Secondly, we will dive into details and explain more carefully the different characteristics of PUR and […]

How To Become A Successful Insulated Panel Distributor?

In every business the return-on-investment is an important measure of performance. But what makes an insulated panel reseller efficacious? In this blogpost we are going to shed light  on how to become a successful insulated panel distributor? I’ve explained in the previous article How to make money in metal sandwich panels retail?, that insulated panels can […]

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Case study: Installation of a High – Speed Door Generates a ROI of 225%

INSTALLATION OF A HIGH – SPEED DOOR GENERATES A ROI OF 225% In this article, we will give you an overview of a recent case study on the usage of cold-room doors aimed to double its life-span and reduce operational costs. DESCRIPTION OF CASE STUDY: Object: Installation of a high-speed door doubles the life-span of […]

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How To Make Money in Metal Sandwich Panels Retail?

INSULATED METAL PANEL RETAIL In this blog post, firstly, we will explain what a metal sandwich panel is and what is the application of the insulated sandwich panel. Also, we will share our insights on how to make money in metal sandwich panels retail. Moreover, how to become a successful retailer of insulated panels. WHAT IS A […]

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High – Speed Door For Cold Storage: A Valuable Asset in Cold – Room

HIGH – SPEED DOOR IS A VALUABLE ASSET IN COLD STORAGE We’ll start this article by exploring what high – speed doors are, and why they are essential. Then, we’ll examine examples of improper use of cold – room door. Finally, we’ll go into how a high – speed door for cold storage helps the sliding cold-room door to last longer. […]

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How To Choose PVC Skirting Floor For Cold – Room?

HOW TO CHOOSE PVC SKIRTING FOR COLD STORAGE? In this article, we are going to go through choosing PVC sanitary skirting for the cold – room. Firstly, we will explain what is PVC skirting floor. Secondly, we will shed light on how to install PVC skirting floor. And finally, we will explain how to choose PVC  skirting […]

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Insulated Metal Panels Prices: How To Save Money On Its Purchase

HOW TO SAVE MONEY ON PURCHASE OF INSULATED METAL PANELS? In this blog post, we will share our knowledge and we will go through insulated metal panel price characteristics. We will explain to you how to save money on the purchase of insulated sandwich panels. APPROACH OF THE EFFICIENT PURCHASE OF INSULATED PANELS Are you a small […]

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PVC Wall Protection: A Smart Shield For Insulated Panel Wall

PVC WALL PROTECTION FOR INSULATED PANEL WALL In this article we are going to discuss the benefits of using PVC Wall Protection in your cold room, we will explain why you should spend a few minutes to check out the Globe Panels line of PVC Wall Protection for insulated panel wall and how you can […]

What Are PVC Sanitary Profiles? Why Use PVC Profiles In The Cold Room?

INTRODUCTION: PVC SANITARY PROFILES We’ll start this article by exploring what PVC Sanitary Profiles are, and why they are important. Then, we’ll explain why to use PVC profiles in the cold room and we’ll take a closer look at benefits from the usage of PVC profiles in industrial spaces. WHAT IS PVC SANITARY PROFILES? Polyvinyl chloride, abbreviated PVC, is a synthetic plastic polymer, that is […]

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7 Common warehouse mistakes of sandwich insulated panels handling

In this article, we’ll get you up to speed on the seven common warehouse mistakes of sandwich insulated panels. Knowing basics will help you to avoid unpleasant moments working with insulation panels. Here are a few of the most common warehouse mistakes of sandwich insulated panels and how you can avoid them: #1. Don’t leave your […]

How insulation types influence the price of metal sandwich panel

How insulation types influence the price of metal sandwich panel?

It is essential to understand how insulation types influence the price of the metal sandwich panel. The majority of structural insulated panels have either of these three types of insulation: PUR, PIR or Rock Wool. WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN TYPES OF INSULATION? HOW INSULATION TYPES INFLUENCE THE PRICE OF THE METAL SANDWICH PANEL? PUR […]

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How assembly a cold-room with PVC hygienic profiles?

A new and useful system for the fast assembly of commercial cold-rooms WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF A NEW SYSTEM OF PVC HYGIENIC PROFILES? No more waste of material because you can assemble the door using the same insulated panel Hermetic system Quick corner connector System of self-supporting perimeter profiles Invisible rivet system over the […]

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Case Study: Cold storage in the logistic center in San Salvador

After describing some issues caused by condensation and introducing our new industrial protections line for cold-room doors and metal sandwich panels, I’d like to present to you a case study in a recently-opened logistic center in San Salvador entirely made of insulated sandwich panels. I was visiting this logistic center in July 2018, and I’ve […]

Comparison of PVC against Polypropylene and Polyethylene. Industrial Protection.

Comparison of PVC against Polypropylene and Polyethylene. Industrial Protection.

In this article, we’ll shed light on the difference and going through a comparison of PVC against Polypropylene and Polyethylene. First, we will see all the characteristics of PVC industrial protection and then,  we are going, summing up them in the table so you can easily see the differences. FLEXIBILITY PROTECTION’S RESISTANCE TO IMPACT PVC HAS A HIGHLY ENHANCED ELASTIC […]

Practical issues common in cold store set-ups

Practical issues common in cold store set-ups | Condensation | Ice

SOURCES OF HUMIDITY Ice and condensation stem from air laden with undesirable moisture, undergoing a phase change when certain specific conditions arise. The most common sources of such moisture-laden air are: Points of entry where doors/barriers are open for too long and/or close too slowly Inappropriately sealed doors/openings in the outer structure Ineffective sluices and other […]

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How to manage humidity in cold store installations and tackle ice and condensation?

In this article we will talk about humidity problems in cold storages. How to manage humidity in cold store installations? WHAT IS HUMIDITY? Humidity is an invisible parameter that can ratch up operating costs and furthermore punch big holes in customer satisfaction. Humidity present in the air makes ice and condensation form–resulting in loads of bothersome practical […]

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Aggressive Environment: Solutions for insulated metal panels | PV System

In this blog, we will go through a top-rated application of insulated metal panels: the photovoltaic roof. Firstly, we explain which type of insulated metal panels are the most suitable for a base for photovoltaic solar panels. Secondly, we will shed light on what kind of steel and pre-painting it is necessary to choose. As […]

Aggressive marine environment: Solutions for insulation sandwich panels

In the previous article, we examined the case of building construction with sandwich metal panels that host inside processing that creates an aggressive environment, with high and constant humidity and with the presence of aggressive chemical agents. In this article, we elaborate on the case of an aggressive external environment: the sea. The main reason is […]

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Aggressive cold room environment: Solutions for insulating metal panels

Over the years, I often advised on the use of insulating sandwich panels with stainless steel metal supports, when the operating environment was so aggressive as to corrode the standard polyester coated steel quickly. WHAT IS AN AGGRESSIVE ENVIRONMENT FOR AN INSULATED METAL PANEL? What does an “aggressive environment” mean for an insulating metal panel? […]

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Helping You to Import Insulated Metal Panels

IMPORT OF INSULATED METAL PANELS Import of insulated metal panels is a nightmare for you? Transporting a metal insulating panel from a point A to a point B is a very simple thing, theoretically. In fact, as the distance between the two points increases, things get complicated. Due to transportation, borders between states, customs regulations and […]

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Cold-rooms are places where food and drinks are processed and stored. Consequently, a cold-room tends to get dirty and contaminated by bacteria very quickly. In most cases, cold-rooms are made of metal sandwich panels. The metal sheet of these insulated panels may feature: a Polyester coating; a PVDF coating; a Plastisol coating; a PET coating; […]



In this blogpost we are going to shed light on what is the behaviour of insulated panels towards temperature and what is the working temperature range of insulated panels. WHAT IS THE BEHAVIOUR OF INSULATED PANEL TOWARDS TEMPERATURE? Recently, a new customer asked for some explanation about the upper working temperature limit of a PUR […]



The internal surface of the duct is entirely constructed of aluminum. Therefore it guarantees clean air flow. The limited flanges used to join individual duct sections together provide a pneumatic hold that consequently improves the efficiency of the system. Polyurethane foam has a very low thermal conductivity coefficient of λi = 0,021 W/mK and as […]

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The difference between reaction and resistance to fire: “Euroclass” and “REI / EI”

For safety reasons, it is crucial to understand the difference between reaction and resistance to fire. First, we will stress the importance of prevention and protection of fire systems. SYSTEMS OF FIRE PROTECTION Systems of protection have the purpose of preventing fires. There are Active or Passive systems. Active systems are associated with containment and extinguishment, and […]

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What are PIR and PUR insulation products?

In this article, we will talk about PIR and PUR insulation products.  Firstly, we will share some interesting historical facts about polyurethane. Secondly, we’ll name the advantages of PIR and PUR insulated products. Finally, we will explain what differs rigid PIR from PUR  insulation products. INTERESTING HISTORICAL FACTS ABOUT POLYURETHANE The first commercial applications for […]

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How to get the most of insulation advantages | FAQ

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION ABOUT INSULATED METAL PANELS In this article, we’ll shed light on how to get the most of the insulation advantages. Therefore, here you can find a guideline to the frequently asked questing regarding insulated metal panels. 1. INSULATED METAL PANELS APPLICATIONS EXTERNAL CLADDINGS Insulated sandwich panels are used for single and occasionally […]


5 Advantages of Using PIR or PUR Insulated Sandwich Panels in Agriculture

BENEFITS OF USING PIR AND PIR INSULATED SANDWICH PANELS IN AGRICULTURE In this blog post, we will discuss the advantages of using PIR or PUR insulated sandwich panels in the construction of agro-industrial complexes. WHAT DOES AGRO-INDUSTRIAL BUILDING NEED? For sure, the high speed of construction, low-cost, and trouble-free operation for at least 20 years. […]

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