Expo Floor – DAY 1 – 8 AIA CEUS
at Metropolitan West
Meet with industry-leading manufacturers of every possible exteriors product.
Over sixty companies from cladding, glazing, framing + facade systems, to advanced materials and service sectors will be on hand to field questions and demo products for all of your project needs.
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Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG glass) is the largest glass producer in North America. Vitro Glass is primarily focused on commercial and residential construction markets and produces industry-leading glass brands such as Solarban® solar control low-e glass, Sungate® passive low-e glass and StarphireUltra-Clear™ glass. Learn more at www.vitroglazings.com.
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Driven by a desire to serve our customers, YKK AP America offers market-driven products backed by world-class technology and a dedication to be the very best at what we do. Consistent with the philosophies and principles of the global YKK Group, we combine engineering, innovative system designs, and vertically integrated manufacturing processes to provide fenestration systems at the highest level of quality and at a competitive price.
Committed to protecting the environment and the communities in which we operate, the Dublin, Georgia manufacturing center has achieved ISO 14001 status recognizing our advanced environmental management systems for recycling and the conservation of natural resources
ALUCOIL North America is a specialist in ACM panel manufacturing, for building and construction applications such as wall cladding, signage, and corporate imaging design. Located in Manning, South Carolina USA, its 48,000 square foot facility boasts two continuous process manufacturing lines capable of producing both polyethylene (PE) and fire retardant (FR) core panels.
Neolith, a Sintered Compact Surface, is a revolutionary new product category pioneered by TheSize to effectively respond to the most demanding architectural and interior design needs. Designed and produced in Spain, Neolith is a 100% natural product with extraordinary technical characteristics that make it an ideal material for exterior and interior applications.
The Ornamental Metal Institute of New York is a not-for-profit association created in 1972 to advance the interests of the architectural, ornamental and miscellaneous metal industries. In this regard, the Institute sponsors programs to aid developers, architects, engineers and construction managers in the design of this work. The geographical area served by the Institute encompasses the City of New York and the adjacent counties of Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester.
We recognize the critical role design plays in every phase of the product development process—from ideas to solutions to disposal. This holistic approach and integrated thinking allows us to create meaningful brand experiences. The end result unites quality with purpose to create design solutions that are beautiful, functional, and help improve people’s lives everywhere.
475 has been supplying Lamilux’s customized, high performance daylighting solutions to the North American market since 2013. We offer project consulting and install services for all Lamilux daylighting projects. Lamilux provides the highest quality triple glazed skylight and glass roof systems, allowing unlimited design freedom for certified Passive Houses and net-zero construction.
We’re a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals. We bring color to walls. Help protect the buildings you go in every day. We’re in your mobile devices, the cars and roads that move you around and are an essential part of the products that keep you healthy We supply innovative and sustainable paints, coatings and specialty chemicals to customers around the world. As well as offering key functionalities, our products also play a vital role in the manufacturing process in many industries.
ABET Laminati is the global manufacturer of MEG exterior rainscreen panels. With over 90 choices ranging from neutral tones to bold colors and a variety of textured finishes, including woodgrain, metallic and concrete, MEG offers a broad palette to suit your design needs. Visit us at megwallpanels.com.
AGNORA is a CUSTOMER SERVICE COMPANY that fabricates the largest architectural glass in North America. Our 280,000 square foot production facility functions as a custom fabrication shop providing glass to a variety of cultural, residential, commercial and retail projects. Watch the video for a tour of our world-class facility & be inspired by some of our favorite projects.
Alumil NA, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Swiss based Alumil International. Alumil’s high performing/energy efficient window and curtain wall systems are installed in notable NYC projects including GOOGLE’s headquarters, 158 Madison, 60 Water and 150 Charles. Alumil is a solutions driven manufacturer focused on collaborating with the design team.
Avenere Cladding is a US-based full-service designer-importer-distributor of NeaCera® Terra-cotta Rainscreen Solutions and is responsible for all aspects of its testing, code compliance and contract fulfillment. We specialize in serving the national design and contracting communities with high standards of service in all aspects of our work. These high standards are well established in our organization as a result of the requirements and industry standards upheld by our structural product affiliates for over 40 years.
Axalta Coating Systems is a leading global company focused 100% on coatings. Our goal is to provide customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable solutions. On every surface they touch, our coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable the materials we coat to last longer.
Boston Valley Terra Cotta is recognized as an innovative manufacturer of architectural ceramics, producing architectural terra cotta, roof tile and the only U.S. manufactured rain screen system, TerraClad™. BVTC has collaborated on numerous R&D initiatives with visiting artists, scientists, and architects, participating in construction projects from design development to completion.
Bunting Architectural Metals is fully integrated supplier of architectural products utilizing proprietary engineered products tailored to the application. Our integrated approach allows the owners and architects imagination to become reality. With a constant reinvention of what is possible Bunting Architectural Metals is a driving force Pushing the Envelope
Cambridge Architectural began with an architect’s vision – an insight that perceived woven wire mesh as a unique and beautiful alternative to traditional designs. In 1958, Cambridge International produced a woven metal mesh to clad elevator interiors in the world-renowned Seagram Building in New York City. That first installation has lasted over 60 years, retaining its pristine look and condition.In the years that followed, a partnership formed between architects and Cambridge, which realized the possibilities for architectural mesh were endless. By working with architects all over the world and being open to new and adventurous designs, the Cambridge team began developing a new vision to integrate woven metal mesh into the built environment.
Cladding Concepts International is the ventilated facades division of Belden Tri-State Building Materials. For over 80 years the group has served the architectural and construction community with the finest building products. CCI offers turn-key services for terra cotta and porcelain rain screen, Fundermax compact panel and specialty metal products.
CL-Talon is a sustainable cladding support system aimed at improving the building’s energy efficiency, offering a thermally broken system for healthy buildings. Its benefits include reducing environmental impacts, ease of installation, durability and performance. CL-Talon allows vertical and horizontal installation with zero sightline. Used for exterior & interior.
As a leader in architectural building products, CS welcomes and seeks out problems and unmet needs. In fact, we thrive on it. No problem is too big or too small. And we don’t stop until we solve it.
Corian® for exterior cladding brings personality to virtually any type of environment, enhancing and facilitating the lives of those who use and enjoy its unique potential. It can be crafted into almost any shape, for any place, for any purpose, and is available in a wide range of colors, offering you the freedom to design, explore, and create. Long-lasting, durable, and elegant, Corian® exterior cladding panels have a three-dimensional formability that has been liberating inventive and artistic minds for over 40 years.
Today, we are the leading supplier and manufacturer of products to the glass and glazing industry. We design, engineer, and manufacture a wide range of architectural hardware, including commercial and residential architectural railings, hardware for “all-glass” commercial entrances, transaction hardware, and frameless shower door hardware. Our U.S. Aluminum Division manufactures and supplies a complete range of products for commercial, institutional, retail, and government buildings. The extensive product range includes storefronts, entrance doors, windows, window walls, curtain walls, and sun control systems. We also manufacture a selection of quality windows for trucks and vans. More than one million square feet of space is dedicated to CRL’s manufacturing and supply operations in Los Angeles.
Dupont had created the Weather Barrier market more than 50 years ago by introducing Tyvek to the building industry. Dupont Protective Solutions has now taken this expertise and have developed Dupont Fluid Applied WB+ a polymer based fluid applied weather barrier that can be applied at 25 degrees and can withstand rain events with ZERO wash off.
Eastman is a leading specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of products including Saflex® & Vanceva® laminated glass interlayers that enhance glass in terms of safety, security, strength, style (color), solar and sound control. To help ensure projects meet stringent glazing requirements, we also provide expert technical support in the design phase.
Entuitive is a consulting engineering practice with a vision of bringing together engineering and intuition to enhance building performance. Our practice encompasses integrated structural engineering, building envelope, restoration, and special projects and renovations consulting services for both new construction and existing buildings.
Erie Architectural Products is a leading corporation that provides innovative solutions to the high performance façade market. We partner with high quality glazing contractors on the supply of our own proprietary curtain wall systems. For more information, please see www.erieap.com
Façade+Envelope specializes in engineering and consulting services for building envelope components including glass and glazing, waterproofing, roofing and exterior wall cladding. We have engineered various groundbreaking glass and glazing products including all-glass facades and minimally supported glazing systems complying with the very stringent requirements of the Florida Building Code.
Farren International is a global supplier of transportation and rigging services serving customers across North America, with corporate offices located in Randolph, NJ. Farren International is equipped with a large, well-maintained fleet of tractors, prime movers, hydraulic platform trailers, 8, 10 & 13 axle configurations, step decks, double drops, flat bed and logistics trailers. We employ only highly trained drivers, riggers and project managers. Rigging equipment includes hydraulic gantries & slide systems to 500 ton, fork lift capacity from 50- to 500 tons equipped with crane booms, hydraulic truck cranes to 75 ton capacity, electric fork lifts and fully remote control skates, the first of their kind in North America, we have the equipment and personnel to perform all of your transportation and rigging requirements.
FenestraPro Premium for Revit is an intuitive and easy to use add-in that enables architects to design energy efficient building façades to comply with building regulations and required performance, without compromising the aesthetic of the façade. It integrates building design with performance, and allows the Architect to maintain control of the aesthetic of the building and improves the design process by eliminating costly late stage redesign fees.
Florim is an Italian company that is a leader in the world of manufacturing porcelain surfaces (up to 63’’x126’’) for all building, architecture, landscaping and interior design requirements. Its historical commitment has spearheaded research and technological innovation with its professional technical assistance that continues to distinguish the company since 1962.
Gate Precast, one of the nation’s largest producers of architectural and structural precast concrete systems, operates eight manufacturing facilities. Gate is known as a specialist in precast 3D design and engineering and serves as a design-assist consultant to architects and owners who seek to maximize the performance of their design.
GCP Applied Technologies is a leading global provider of construction products technologies that include high-performance waterproofing products and specialty systems such as PERM-A-BARRIER®, SILCOR® and PREPRUFE®, additives for cement and concrete and the VERIFI® in-transit concrete management system. GCP products have been used to build some of the world’s most renowned structures. More information is available at www.gcpat.com.
Since 1925, the global architecture and commercial design communities have relied upon on our expertise in delivering customized solutions. From concept to installation, we believe in an efficient, design-to-build process that utilizes collaborative project engineering to anticipate and exceed your metal fabric needs.
Leading architects trust Graham Architectural Products to help solve their most challenging design projects involving architectural windows, doors and curtain wall systems. No matter the environment, no matter the challenge, no one in the industry has more experience or is better able to create lasting solutions to the most confounding issues.
Guardian SunGuard Advanced Architectural Glass and Glass Analytics tools provide facade solutions that allow architects and designers to explore all the aesthetic and functional possibilities of building with light while meeting increasingly complex energy, daylighting, LEED and performance requirements. New SunGuard SNX 51/23 glass offers an industry-leading combination of high visible light and low solar heat gain.
We provide the skin, rain screen system, engineering, fabrication and installation of turnkey facade solutions. National and international Engineering experience. Large stock of the Skin and system in the United States, Local fabrication.
Henry® Company is a leading innovator of Building Envelope Systems® and understands the principles of integrating air/vapor barrier, roofing and waterproofing systems to ensure superior building performance. Henry professionals offer designers, contractors and building owners a combination of technical experience and a commitment to provide quality products.
High Concrete Group LLC combines innovation, proven technology, more than three-quarters of a century’s experience as a precast company, and nearly 50 years as a precaster to give you the first-rate service, technical support, and precast products you need to bring your designs to life.
Hilti offers products, systems and solutions for every application on the jobsite. Whether our customers work in construction, civil engineering, energy, mechanical, electrical, steel and metal, or interior finishing, Hilti is here to help them build a better future. Hilti products and systems include powder-actuated fastening, drilling and demolition, diamond coring and cutting, measuring, firestop, screw fastening, adhesive and mechanical anchoring, and strut and hanger systems. And that’s only the beginning. Every Hilti product and system is backed with research, training, software, service and support.
Hydro delivers customized aluminum extrusions for your own building systems as well as complete branded systems for the building envelope. Our Sapa, Technal and Wicona brands develop and manufacture complete systems, while our local manufacturing plants produce the architectural extrusions that fit your own systems.
The International Masonry Institute offers quality training for craftworkers, professional education for masonry contractors and free technical assistance to the design and construction communities. Team IMI consists of architects, engineers, construction managers, skilled craftworkers and instructors, offering what no other group can: expertise in training, craftsmanship, design, installation and marketing.
Since our founding in 1926, Indiana Limestone Company has continued to build upon its tradition of excellence and innovation. From our blocks and slabs, to residential and commercial building veneers and landscaping products, we are the leading fully integrated supplier of the Nation’s Building Stone.
JE Berkowitz, LP is a leading architectural glass fabricator. Founded in 1920, the ISO 9001 certified company serves customers for the domestic and overseas architectural markets. Products include Tempered Glass, Insulating Glass, Spandrel Glass, Silk-Screen Glass, Glass Doors and Entrances, Laminated Glass and Point Supported Canopy and Wall Systems.
Kawneer offers architectural aluminum building products and systems for the commercial construction industry. From thermal efficiency and sustainability to hurricane and blast resistance, we offer a dynamic range of innovative, high-performing products/systems for renovation and new construction. Kawneer’s comprehensive product portfolio includes entrances, framing systems, windows and curtain wall systems.
Today at Kinestral, we’re transforming glass into responsive, intelligent, beautiful architectural elements that transition from clear to tinted to dark, automatically or on command. We’re transforming architecture and design by offering a much more versatile architectural element for windows, skylights and walls. We’re transforming buildings, homes – and eventually cities – to be more sustainable, efficient, and beautiful. Most importantly, we like to think that we’re transforming lives by giving people unprecedented comfort and control of their indoor environments and more connection with the outside world, while creating inspiring spaces for living and working.
McGrory Glass manufactures custom metallic and vibrant-colored glass for exterior applications, as well as a patented interior wall cladding systems. Additionally, we produce DecoShade – “one-way” vision glass.
We are a strategic partner with Glas Trösch (Butzberg, Switzerland), and together we produce high-performance make-ups including Luxar® Anti-Reflective glass.
Mermet has been a world-leading manufacturer of premium solar screen fabrics since 1976. With more than 40 years of experience mastering the engineering and design of sun control textiles, Mermet’s mission has always been to provide our customer’s with shading solutions that enhance solar protection, energy savings, durability, aesthetics, acoustical comfort and more.
Metl-Span delivers high-quality, durable and energy-efficient insulated metal panels designed for unparalleled performance to stand the test of time. Founded in 1968, Metl-Span provides insulated metal panels and building materials to the commercial, industrial and cold storage industries. For more information on Metl-Span products, call 877-585- 9969 or visit metlspan.com.
NBK® Architectural Terracotta, a Hunter Douglas company, uses traditional clay and advanced manufacturing techniques to create TERRART™ – a contemporary terracotta building material available in an unmatched range of sizes, textures and colors in both horizontal and vertical applications. NBK tiles support a versatile range of façade applications, from in-fill curtain walls and precast applications to ventilated rainscreen open-joint systems.
North Glass is the industry’s strongest and largest glass deep-processing equipment R & D and manufacturing enterprises. Its leading flat glass production products have ranked first in the world for 14 consecutive years. Its independent development of the Low-E coating production line has become a global leader in the coating industry.
Palagio Engineering is a company founded over 40 years ago that has evolved believing in the Florentine artisan tradition of terracotta without sacrificing technological innovations to combine quality, durability and beauty. Our goal is to provide a quality service, punctual on time and with definite costs to give customers and designers, the tranquility to concentrate on their work in complete freedom.
The POHL Group is a family-owned business with an 160-year-old tradition. The combination of tradition, high quality and innovative thinking is the foundation of becoming an expert in metal handicraft. Today the POHL Group is one of the worldwide leading addresses for planning, technical construction as well as producing ventilated and insulated curtain walls.
Today, ventilated facades are considered to be the most advanced, effective and safest means of installing ceramic tiles on facades, providing buildings with aesthetic, technical and environmental benefits. Porcelanosa offers technical assistance throughout your entire project, from the design stage through to construction. We offer a multidisciplinary team comprising architects, engineers, CAD experts and tile specialists.
For over 50 years, PPG has pushed the limits of what’s possible in architectural metal coatings. What started with the revolutionary DURANAR® coatings in 1967 has grown to include advances like infrared-reflective pigments and customizable powder coatings, innovations that are more versatile, architect-friendly and environmentally compatible than ever before.
PURE + FREEFORM specializes in Architectural Metal Walls and Ceilings for interiors and exteriors. Our custom metal panels are affordable and definitely work within the scope of most budgets. In addition to metal walls and panels, we are recognized by architects as the custom metal panels of choice to create inspiring one-of-a-kind interior millwork. Our superior LUMIFLON resin outperforms the competition and maintains both gloss and color; and our panels can be fabricated on site or in the fabricator’s shop.
Reflection Window + Wall, LLC is a Chicago based company focused on the design, manufacture and installation of high end window wall and many other façade component products. We have earned a reputation as an industry leader in servicing the mid-rise and high rise developers.
Rigidized® Metals Corporation has led the world in the development and production of deep-textured, three dimensional metals used in architectural, industrial and transportation applications. Rigidized® Metals products are known for their attractive, economical and functional appeal. The Rigidized® Metals deep-texturing process adds strength, impact resistance and the ability to hide scratches. It also allows for down-gauging, resulting in lighter, longer lasting products and reduced maintenance costs.
The ROCKWOOL Group is the world’s leading manufacturer of stone wool insulation. We offer a full range of high-performing and sustainable insulation products for the construction industry. Our insulation products are based on innovative stone wool technology and today we are the world’s leading manufacturer of stone wool insulation. The ROCKWOOL group also includes a range of sister companies delivering specialist solutions for the horticultural, marine and offshore sectors.
Schüco provides state-of-the-art window and facade technology tailored for all market sectors, from private homes to commercial and industrial projects. To achieve this, a broad product portfolio consisting of high quality materials is needed. Schüco systems meet and exceed the most demanding requirements for energy efficiency, security, comfort and design.
sedak gmbh & co. kg, based in gersthofen in southern germany, is a premium manufacturer of superior quality oversize insulating and safety glazing. our maximum formats are not only visually impressive, their economics are amazing, too. since large panes are far superior to small ones, they save on elaborate framing and long erection times and, in the final analysis, they save costs.
Shildan is the leading supplier of terracotta rainscreen and sunscreen products for iconic and energy efficient building faҫades. Shildan introduced Terracotta Rainscreen to the US market 15 years ago and has completed 300 institutional projects. Shildan is a solutions company. Our experienced technical sales team offers early design guidance to architects, engineers & owners, design build services and technical assistance. Shildan specializes in designing and engineering systems to meet the needs of today’s high performing facades.
Sika is a specialty chemicals company with a leading position in the development and production of systems and products for bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing and protecting in the building sector. Sika has subsidiaries in 99 countries around the world and manufactures in over 200 factories. Its more than 17,000 employees generated annual sales of CHF 5.75 billion in 2016.
Spectrum Metal Finishing, Inc., is a custom applicator of liquid and powder coatings servicing the commercial construction markets throughout the US. A member of PPG’s elite “Certified Applicator Program” and ISO-9001 Certified. Licensed by all major Kynar 500 paint suppliers. We meet/exceed all AAMA 2603, 2604, and 2605 specs with capabilities up to 33’ with 20 year warranties.
Specified Technologies Inc. (STI) is a leading manufacturer of innovative firestop solutions designed to stop the spread of fire, smoke and toxic fumes. With over 1,300 UL® Classified systems, STI specializes in cutting edge perimeter fire containment systems including backpan designs, flush and reduced sill heights, and connection protection.
SWISSPEARL is the leading European manufacturer of cement composite façades for quality, high-end architecture. As the world leader in coloration technology and facade knowledge, our cement panels offer a wide range of products, aspects and colors specially designed to meet architects’ needs for superior rainscreen cladding applications.
Tecnoglass is a fully integrated group of companies including Tecnoglass SA, ESWindows and Alutions, which offer the latest technology on glass, aluminum frames, facades and window systems. These companies employ over 5000 people and sell to 27 countries, providing single source responsibility in all their products.
Eide is one of the most respected names in the shade structure industry, and we are proud to be owned and operated in the United States. We recommend and use only the highest quality Facid hardware, textile fabrics, and digital graphics products to integrate with your projects.
TerraCORE Panels provides interior and exterior honeycomb-backed panels ranging from natural stone, porcelain and PVDF aluminum, offering a lightweight design and increased speed of installation in comparison to conventional cladding systems. TerraCORE’s honeycomb-backed stone panels serve as excellent replacements for heavy dimensional materials traditionally used for cladding, cornices or columns.
Tremco is North America’s leading supplier of building envelope solutions for managing air, moisture and thermal transmission. Glazing systems incorporate high-performance silicone sealants, rubber extrusions, gaskets, tapes and setting blocks. Along with compatible air/vapor barriers and window-to-wall transitions, Tremco systems help ensure continuity and meet challenging design and performance criteria.
The Trosifol® PVB Division of Kuraray offers the widest portfolio of laminated glass interlayers on the market today. This presentation introduces the Trosifol® ultra-clear, acoustic, and colored PVB interlayers and stiff ionoplast interlayers that provide safety, sound control, decorative, structural and security benefits. As part of the presentation, we will show the post-breakage performance of laminated glass with a live impact demonstration.
As a global company with more than 120 years of expertise, UL works with customers and stakeholders to help them navigate market complexity. UL brings clarity and empowers trust to support the responsible design, production, marketing and purchase of the goods, solutions, and innovations of today and tomorrow. We connect people to safer, more secure, more sustainable products, services, experiences and environments – enabling smarter choices and better lives.
Valspar has been a leader in the art and science of coatings for over 200 years. Our factory applied Fluropon 70% PVDF metal coatings have a full palette of field-proven, high-performance, architectural finishes that will help you achieve any design while meeting the industry’s toughest standards, including AAMA 2605.
Vidaris is a provider of niche consulting services within the A/E/C industry for both new construction and existing buildings, with a focus on high-performance buildings and specialty structures. Through a holistic approach, Vidaris creates value for its clients through the unique synergy of its consulting services for building envelope, sustainability, code advisory and construction advisory. Vidaris maintains independence as a third party advisor in order to best deliver and serve our clients’ requirements and expectations. In sum, Vidaris helps make buildings better.
Vitrocsa of Switzerland – The Inventor of the world’s slimmest sight lines
With 18mm slim profiles (3/4”), the patented Vitrocsa Invisible Wall system features the world’s slimmest sight lines on its sliding walls. Proven and tested since 1993, with over 30,000 Vitrocsa units over 1 million sqf of glazing installed in over 30 countries-without a single failure.
Walter P Moore is an international company of engineers, architects, innovators, and creative people who solve some of the world’s most complex structural and infrastructure challenges. Providing structural, diagnostics, civil, traffic, parking, transportation, enclosure, and construction engineering services. We design solutions that are cost- and resource-efficient, forward-thinking, and help support and shape communities worldwide. Founded in 1931 and headquartered in Houston, Texas, our 600+ professionals work across 18 U.S. offices and five international locations.
W&W Glass is one of New York’s largest architectural glass and metal subcontractors, specializing in unitized curtain walls, storefronts, and interior glass and glazing. W&W is the North American distributor of the Pilkington PlanarTM structural glass system. Pilkington is renowned worldwide for its high-quality glass fabrication and fully tested warrantied systems.
Since 1897 and across four generations, the family-owned business of A. Zahner Company has produced highly crafted architectural metalwork for artists and architects around the globe. Throughout the company’s history, employees at Zahner have developed advanced metal surfaces and systems for both functional and ornamental architectural forms.
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