Thank You
to our
Sponsors

Meet with industry leading exterior and interior product manufactures. Over twenty 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.

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.

Steve Cohen 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.

Greg Galloway ProTek Brand Manager

Silver Sponsors

3M

Extreme weather. Stricter code requirements. Difficult deadlines. It’s clear: Your job is more challenging than ever. But problem solving is 3M’s business. We make smart solutions by applying the best of materials science to your toughest construction challenges. By partnering with 3M for building protection, you’ll have the resources you need to build smarter.

Let’s Build Smarter.

Brian Chenevey Building Envelope & Fire Protection Specialist

MEG, the exterior grade phenolic façade system by ABET LAMINATI, is available in ninety-two decors and three system options including face-fastened and blind-fastened. The most recent addition to our range of products is EASy MEG, an out-of-the-box, blind-fastened system. MEG is UV stable, low maintenance and impact resistant.

Patrick Penza Regional Sales Manager - Northeast

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

Bronze Craft has over 22 years’ experience supplying motorized window actuator systems with advanced European technology. From simple open/close to advanced integration, our customers trust our Engineering team to support their projects. Bronze Craft also has a 77 year history supplying quality window hardware made in the USA.

Alex Dusiavicius Sales Development Specialist

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

Crossville’s exterior surface solutions represent the latest innovations in the porcelain tile industry. From technically advanced porcelain tile panels (tiles measured in feet, not inches) to sustainably produced porcelain tile collections, Crossville offers architects and designers revolutionary exterior cladding materials. Design boldly and specify confidently with Crossville’s advanced, modern options.

Victoria Ross National Sales Manager - Porcelain Panels and Slabs

We specialize in custom, laser-cut metal screens as well as U/L approved illuminated screens. As a subsidiary of iWorks, LLC our screens boast a wide range of applications ; suitable for both interior and exterior spaces. DAS is a fully integrated fabricator based in Los Angeles , California. please visit our website www.dasus.com for further info.

Lee Szromba President

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

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

Kingspan Insulated Panels – North America is a business unit of Kingspan, a global company operating in more than 60 countries, with over 140 manufacturing facilities. Kingspan Insulated Panels – North America manufactures and markets three groups of products at its U.S. and Canadian facilities: insulated metal wall and roof panel systems for commercial/industrial construction; insulated architectural panel and façade systems for design-driven projects; and controlled environment panels and doors for cold-storage and climate-controlled warehousing. In addition to its commitment to quality and innovation, the company is on the leading edge of the sustainability movement, offering best-of-class products produced in state-of-the-art, eco-friendly facilities. To learn more visit www.kingspanpanels.us.

Douglas Nye Regional Sales Manager

Johns Manville is your source for residential and commercial insulation. We are a dedicated industry partner with a complete line of innovative insulation products including mineral wool. In addition to delivering well-­made, reliable products, we are here to provide exceptional customer service and technical assistance to help ensure that your jobs are done right — from start to finish.

Tristan Boylan Partner

Founded in 2001, LAMINAM invented the technology to manufacture large format porcelain slabs, a new concept of surface with universal potential and versatility in the architectural and design world. Today, LAMINAM is a world leading brand, the largest manufacturer of porcelain slabs, focused on continuous innovation and sustainable technologies.

Vittorio Pomante Director of Architectural Promotion

Neolith® is a market leading Sintered Stone brand offering a high-performance architectural surface made of a 100% natural material. Composed of over 50 strikingly colored and patterned models, with extraordinary technical characteristics, making it the ideal material for any sort of application as furniture, kitchen countertops, flooring, cladding and facades.

Alvaro Lozano Head of Architectural Department - North America

Specialists in the manufacturing of insulated metal panels for walk-in coolers & freezers and building envelope. Norbec is a partner in any project by offering expertise and advice on specific products for all types of specifications no matter the complexity. Our dedicated team provides all the technical support required to help you complete your projects

Jonathan Singleton Technical Sales 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

Permasteelisa North America, a member of the Permasteelisa Group, is the largest specialty facade contractor in the US, specialized in the engineering, project management, manufacturing, and installation of architectural envelopes and interior systems. Headquarters in Windsor, CT with offices in Minnesota, Chicago, New York, Miami and Montreal.

Steve Abbring Tendering Manager - North America

Our goal is to increase the value of buildings and to enhance the living and working environment of people worldwide.”

Reynaers Aluminium is a leading specialist in the development, distribution, and commercialization of innovative and sustainable aluminum architectural solutions. These include a wide variety of window, doors, and curtain walls. Besides the extensive range of standard solutions, we also develop customized solutions tailored to the individual customer or project.

Reynaers Aluminium was founded in 1965 and currently employs over 2400 workers in more than 40 countries worldwide and exports to more than 70 countries on 5 continents. At the Reynaers office in Phoenix, Arizona, we focus on sharing knowledge and experience with architects, fabricators, dealers, contractors, and other building partners while manufacturing our products locally.

The company’s success is strengthened by our close partnership with over 5,000 fabricators, architects, and project developers worldwide. From project support to technical support to customer support, we stand by your side every step of the way to ensure successfully delivered projects for all stakeholders. This unique cooperation reflects in our motto: Together for better.

Anthony Bartorillo Head of Sales

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.

Robert Blount Architectural Manager – North East

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

Sherwin-Williams Coil Coatings (formerly Valspar Architectural Metal Coatings) is a leader in the art and science of high-performance coatings that excel in both beauty and function. Our long-lasting Fluropon® 70% PVDF architectural coatings for coil and extrusion applications comes to life through an unlimited palette of 50,000+ colors and aesthetic effects and will keep your building façade looking new for decades to come. Coating applications include Curtain Wall, Metal Wall Panel Systems, Metal Roofing, Aluminum Window and Door Frames, Skylights, Soffits and Fascia, and more.

Susan Borne Architectural Manager, Northeast and Canada

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

Sto is an international technology leader in the design and production of innovative building materials tailored to human needs. Our wall systems, coatings and finishes have been the choice of leading architects, engineers and contractors for 61 years, and we are the world’s largest manufacturer of exterior thermal insulation systems, with 35 subsidiaries, more than 5000 employees, and 21 factories operating around the globe.

Brock Osborn Strategic Business Development, StoVentec RSC Specialist

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

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

Glazing Rubber Seals and Gaskets for Innovative Projects – At Vicone, we supply a wide range of silicone and EPDM window and glazing seals, custom-made to your specifications. Our custom rubber sealing solutions can help you achieve your building façade’s energy and sustainability objectives.

Eric Leclair President

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.

Nicole Martineau Sales Representative

Bronze Sponsors

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.

Jeff Haber Managing Partner

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.

Greg Galloway ProTek Brand Manager

Interested in Sponsoring?

Facades+ conferences are prime informational and networking events for architects, general contractors, engineers, fabricators, material suppliers, building owners and developers, educators, and students. That’s why Facades+ has become the premier conference on high-performance building enclosures.

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.