Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Vitro Architectural Glass is the largest float glass producer in the Americas, manufacturing a range of industry-leading, energy-efficient products such as Solarban®, Sungate® and Starphire Ultra-Clear® glasses. Committed to sustainable manufacturing processes and products, the company also operates one of the world’s largest glass research and development facilities in Pittsburgh and four residential glass fabrication plants in Canada. Upholding the values of “Together, We See Further” across the architectural, automotive and containers markets, Vitro strives to realize the power of partnership to ensure that projects meet or exceed ever-evolving sustainability expectations as well as glass requirements.

Annissa Flickinger National Architectural Manager

YKK AP America is a national manufacturer of award-winning commercial façade systems, architectural windows and residential doors and windows. Driven by a desire to provide exceptional service in our markets, YKK AP America builds upon our foundation of advanced engineering, vertically integrated manufacturing, and customer focus to deliver the highest level of quality at a competitive price.

Jim Hammond Architectural Sales Representative

Silver Sponsors

Since AGROB BUCHTAL began manufacturing ceramic tile in 1755, we’ve been a leader in next- generation architectural ceramics. In the 1930’s we introduced non-slip ceramics, today we offer hydrophilic, self-cleaning ceramics for interior and exterior applications. Architects worldwide appreciate our ceramic products, customization options, and comprehensive Architects’ Services.

Lisa Burling National Sales Manager - Facades

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.

John Krouse President & CEO

CENTRIA Innovations in architectural metal wall and roof systems are helping building teams around the world envision metal as the future of the building envelope. From inspiration through installation, CENTRIA provides the highest level of expertise including service and support from an elite Dealer Network. Based in Pittsburgh (Moon Township, Pa.), our metal architectural systems are the perfect combination of science and aesthetics, offering advanced thermal and moisture protection technology, the broadest spectrum of design options, truly integrated components, and superior sustainability. We invite you to explore the limitless possibilities metal provides for your next project at CENTRIA.com.

Eric Jenkins Business Development Manager

Cosentino Group is a global, Spanish, family-owned company that produces and distributes highly innovative surfaces for the world of design and architecture. This objective is possible thanks to pioneering and leading brands such as Silestone®, Dekton®, and Sensa by Cosentino®. Technologically advanced surfaces that allow for the creation of unique designs and spaces for both commercial and residential projects.

Brendan Mercier National Facade Manager

Building energy codes are becoming stringent around the world. cove.tool allows users to cut construction cost by 2% to 3% while meeting these new codes. It’s machine-learning algorithms to look through thousands of alternatives to help pick the best one for the project and budget. It is easy to use and learn, allowing every designer to model buildings for energy, daylight, glare, water, carbon and more. cove.tool ties in directly to AIA 2030 DDx and the CBECS database for benchmarking and reporting.

Nilesh Bansal Director of Sustainability

Facades X is a manufacturers representative for high performance exterior envelope and cladding systems. We work with designers, engineers, contractors and stakeholders on the technical design and implementation of various materials and systems from waterproofing, to support systems and the cladding. We offer a wide range of products to suit needs from natural stone, terra cotta, porcelain and down to metal and fiber cement panels. Where possible present a complete solution to buildings with several different finishes depending on the need. We focus to provide coordination and engineering between systems and ensure installers have clear path to complete the project.

Matt Capone Assoc. AIA

Front-Tek is a world recognized brand in the Architectural building market for superbly engineered and high performing facade systems. In partnering with Greco Gres, world leader and innovator of high end extruded porcelain panels, Front-Tek developed an ICC-Certified double ventilated rainscreen system that both maximizes design flexibility and simplifies installation.

Dotan Yeffet Director

GammaStone® is synonymous with creativity and excellence, the qualities that stem from our 50 years of experience in the stone industry and our tireless dedication in realizing high performance products.Clients from all over the world have certified our products in terms of quality, versatility, reliability and performance. With its extensive experience in the stone industry, our company highlights the materials and brings out the utmost quality using modern technology and engineering. Our panelized solutions can be made with a variety of materials such as natural stone, porcelain, glass, UHPC Plus and brick. Each solution is characterized by compactness, excellent technical characteristics, extraordinary resistance and incomparable aesthetics that complement any architectural style. The countless number of Air Technology solutions fulfil any tastes desire; the panels are suitable for the outdoor and indoor of all classic and modern projects.

Alessandro Lonardi COO

The Henry Company is the North American leader of air barrier systems. Being innovative, we were the first air barrier manufacture to develop a vapor permeable fluid-applied and vapor permeable sheet membrane.

Todd Skopic, CDT, LEED AP, ASTM, ABAA Building Science Manager

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.

Paul Walker Business Development Manager

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.

Chris Keller Market Segment Manager

Northern Facades Ltd is a leading fabricator for architectural metal panel and unitized glazing systems. Our expertise consists of Design Assist, Engineering, Custom Systems Design, Drafting, Manufacturing, Testing, Value Engineering, and Project Management. We work with the building envelope community to deliver designed, code compliant fabricated systems to building owners enjoying beautiful facades lasting for many generations.

Greg Bryson Consultant – Architectural Products

Incorporated in 1987, PACE Representatives represents and distributes some of the world’s leading building envelope solutions manufacturers. With collective experience of over 200 years, our technical sales staff assists our manufacturing partners, architects and contractors on the selection, testing, specification and detailing of building envelope solutions to meet today’s rigorous project requirements.

Christopher Armstrong Director of Building Envelope Science

Whether your building projects are low-rise, mid-rise, or high-rise – Porcelanosa Facades has the perfect cladding material for your next project. Specializing in unique porcelain cladding systems and porcelain panel designs, Porcelanosa Facades can help you design and provide strong, safe, and captivating exterior cladding solutions for your clients.

Ignacio Vidal National Facades Director

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.

Pamela Sadler Regional Specification Manager

SFS is a leading manufacturer of rainscreen support systems with drainage and back-ventilation, featured with our NVELOPE product line. Our fasteners, brackets, rails and other components can adapt to work with a variety of facades while delivering uncompromising quality with cost-efficiency and help you meet code compliance requirements.

Raymond Hernandez Business Unit Manager, NVELOPE Systems

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.

Jen Marchesani Vice President Sales & Marketing

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.

Jared Ruggieri National Sales Manager

Specified Technologies Inc. leads the industry in developing innovative fire protection systems that help stop the spread of fire, smoke and hot gases. For over 25 years, our team has worked hand in hand with the construction industry to create simple solutions to complex firestopping problems. Since firestopping is our only business, we concentrate all our resources on providing the highest quality, fully tested, innovative firestopping solutions.

Eric Lacroix Director, Strategic Accounts Construction

SYSTEA is a leading provider of high-quality subframe systems.
As a connection between the load-bearing wall and facade cladding, SYSTEA solutions are responsible for safe and secure support. Next to its static engineering roles it also fulfills requirements like highest fire safety and energy efficiency as well as ensuring simple assembly and installation.

Frank Weigelt President/CEO

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.

Harry Harisberger Swisspearl Country Manager

TerraCORE Panels is a leading provider of lightweight panelized cladding systems with an expansive portfolio of solutions. In partnership with Fiandre, TerraCORE offers a large-format porcelain rainscreen façade system that serves as an innovative and eco-friendly alternative to traditional cladding in a vast array of colors and finishes. Utilizing a one-million-sqft plant in Crossville, TN, TerraCORE’s porcelain system serves as one of the premier “Made in the USA” cladding products on the market. TerraCORE’s lightweight panel systems offer increased speed and ease of installation while facilitating the design and construction of lean and sustainable buildings.

Trevor Ede VP Of Sales

Terreal North America designs and manufactures terra cotta wall claddings, sunscreens and roof tiles. Terreal North America is a subsidiary of Ludowici Roof Tile, both based in New Lexington, Ohio. As part of a family of terra cotta companies, Terreal’s products are engineered and manufactured in facilities with over 300 years of terra cotta production experience. With 26 factories worldwide, Terreal’s automated processes and large production capacities allow for affordable terracotta product solutions.

Phil Bush National Sales Manager

Viracon offers a complete range of architectural exterior glass products. We not only fabricate glass, we also deliver design, aesthetic, budget and performance solutions for projects big and small. Our offering includes insulating, laminated, silk-screened, digital print, spandrel, hurricane-resistant, acoustical, blast-mitigating, electronic eavesdropping mitigating and a broad selection of proprietary high performance coatings.

Allen Davidson Sales Representative

Bronze Sponsors

Think Wood helps you reimagine the possibilities of wood in the built environment by providing commercial, multifamily and single-family home design and build resources to architects, developers and contractors. Wood’s environmental, biophilic and health benefits can offer market differentiators that boost a project’s overall value and provide a connection to nature in our built environment. For stunning project profiles, design tools and CEUs, or free project support, visit thinkwood.com.

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For our physical events, the Methods+Materials Sponsor Gallery provides face-to-face interaction between you and our architects, designers, and facades specialists who spec your materials and processes during the Facades+ AM conference program. There are many ways to use this opportunity to connect in a personal way with this influential group as a sponsor. For more information on the various levels of sponsorship, please fill out the form or contact Diana Darling at ddarling@archpaper.com or call 212-966-0630.