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Securing predictable outcomes in facade construction

Founded in 1978, Universe is a full-service fabricator, engineering and façade technology company with local branches on the West Coast, East Coast and Midwest. 
From bid to installation, we engineer, anticipate and support you to secure a successful facade installation.  Here’s how we work with our partners from first quote to after sale support:

One Responsive Contactpoint

From early bid to installation a highly trained local facade specialist will support you through every step of the process.

One Responsive Contactpoint

From early bid to installation a highly trained local facade specialist will support you through every step of the process.

IN-TIME QUOTES THAT INCLUDE IT ALL

Full list of materials that leaves nothing out, diagram of the system with details and any issues we see with the plans or specifications. The quote contains complete part-marked, hot-linked and highlighted set of drawings.

ENGINEERING FOR THE UNEXPECTED

We produce the most comprehensive shop and fabrication drawings in the industry, always based on the real measurements of the building. Our engineers are an expert resource on topics from NFPA-285 to designing for thermal efficiency.

ENGINEERING FOR THE UNEXPECTED

We produce the most comprehensive shop and fabrication drawings in the industry, always based on the real measurements of the building. Our engineers are an expert resource on topics from NFPA-285 to designing for thermal efficiency.

Technology for precision

Our optional Laser Scan technology, custom integrated with our design and fabrication software makes millions of ultra-precise measurements of the building, so that we can fabricate a solution that always fits precisely on the wall.

TIME-SAVING SYSTEMS

Universe NFPA-285-approved systems are easy to use and save labour time. The 9000/9050 system is our most popular semi-unitized system with prefixed hidden fasteners. It can save up to 50% labour time in high-wage urban areas.

TIME-SAVING SYSTEMS

Universe NFPA-285-approved systems are easy to use and save labour time. The 9000/9050 system is our most popular semi-unitized system with prefixed hidden fasteners. It can save up to 50% labour time in high-wage urban areas.

Short lead times, in-time delivery

We have inventory and ample fabrication capacity in our local facilities in St Louis, Las Vegas and New Jersey. Our experienced logistics team communicates openly with partners to get the materials safely and timely on the spot even in the most demanding urban locations.

PROTECTIVE AND LOGICAL CRATING

Materials are packed in heavy-duty protective crating and organized in Universe Logical Packing Groups. Each facade element is logically grouped, documented and numbered in the drawings, making it easy to quickly retrieve the right piece at the right time.

PROTECTIVE AND LOGICAL CRATING

Materials are packed in heavy-duty protective crating and organized in Universe Logical Packing Groups. Each facade element is logically grouped, documented and numbered in the drawings, making it easy to quickly retrieve the right piece at the right time.

INSTALLATION SUPPORT AND TRAINING

Our installation support team will train new installation teams and gets them started on new construction sites if needed.

WE HAVE YOUR BACK

Universe has long-term partnerships with the most reliable facade material suppliers: Trespa, Equitone and Alpolic. We pride ourselves on backing our partners with the after sales support they deserve.

WE HAVE YOUR BACK

Universe has long-term partnerships with the most reliable facade material suppliers: Trespa, Equitone and Alpolic. We pride ourselves on backing our partners with the after sales support they deserve.

GROWING TOGETHER

Our digital marketing and specifications team create an uninterrupted flow of highly qualified facade projects. We gladly share our specs and projects with prime partners, so that we can grow together.