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Methods & Materials Expo

Grow your materials knowledge, get hands-on with new products and valuable face time with industry experts in the Methods & Materials Expo.

  • Quality Building Materials from Top Exhibitors
  • Spec products for your projects
  • Design Ideas and Inspiration
  • Make a Connection with Industry Leaders

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Participating Exhibitors

Platinum Sponsor

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

Gold Sponsors

CRL is the industry’s leading, full-service provider of architectural metals, glass fittings, and professional-grade glazing supplies. The company leverages more than 50 years of experience and a track record of industry firsts to offer a one-stop shop with a breadth of innovative product choices. Expert support from specification to installation, and fast, reliable service helps customers complete projects on time and on budget. CRL focuses on expanding opportunities for all to turn bold architectural visions into real world experiences.

Erin Lindsay Director of Architectural Business Development

H.B. Fuller is a leading global adhesives provider that perfects adhesives, sealants and specialty chemical products to improve products and lives. With fiscal 2022 net revenue of $3.75 billion, our commitment to innovation brings together people, products and processes that solve some of the world’s biggest challenges.

Michael Speicher Business development

Founded in 1906, Kawneer’s pioneering architectural solutions continue to advance modern design with resilient, distinctive buildings that promote well-being. With locations across North America and Europe, Kawneer offers global technical expertise, champions sustainable construction methods and is building legacies for future generations.

Chris Giovannielli Global Director of Product Management

Longboard® Architectural Products provides the design and construction community with inspiring architectural products for thoughtful spaces. Founded in 2005, Longboard manufactures top-quality extruded aluminum profiles that are offered in a variety of solid color and woodgrain powder-coated finishes for interior and exterior spaces.

Chris Heider Business Development Manager

SAFTI FIRST has over 35 years of experience in testing, innovating and providing technologically advanced fire rated glass and framing systems. Our products are tested, certified, listed and labeled both by UL and Intertek/Warnock-Hersey. SAFTI FIRST is also the fire rated glass and framing division of O’Keeffe’s Inc., a leading USA manufacturer of architectural glass and metal products for 80 years.

SAFTI FIRST was the first company to develop and bring to market a fully listed and labeled fire resistive wall and door assembly using clear, ASTM E-119 rated advanced glazing and framing assemblies proudly manufactured here in the USA. We continue to be the leading single-source manufacturer of USA made fire resistive glass and framing assemblies.

Tim Nass VP of Sales

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.

Aaron Alterman Curtain Wall & Facade Specialist

Silver Sponsors

Cascadia Windows & Doors is an innovative, industry leader, creating beautifully designed architectural fiberglass windows, doors and cladding support systems. Included in some of the most exciting and award-winning construction projects across North America, Cascadia’s goal is to help revolutionize the energy-efficiency of modern buildings and drive the adoption of high-performance building products.

Ali Alamzadeh Canadian inside Sales/Technical Sales Support

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

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

CUPACLAD® is a natural slate rainscreen cladding system which offers a range of cladding solutions, from traditional to contemporary, offering architects and specifiers a wide choice, suiting any individual design.

CUPACLAD® uses high quality and durable slate and is installed using a new and efficient fixing system designed by CUPA PIZARRAS.

Patrick Penza Regional Sales Manager - Northeast

EQUITONE facades are high-density, high-performance fiber cement panels. Available in 5 textures and 60+ colors, the design possibilities are limitless. EQUITONE cladding is sustainable and non-combustible so they are as safe and durable as they are beautiful.

Darren Higgins Inside Sales Supervisor

ES is a leading company in the design and manufacture of windows, facades, and architectural systems that incorporate aluminum and glass for the residential and commercial construction industries. With more than 40 years of experience, we have specialized in providing solutions to the most complex projects, including high thermal performance and hurricane resistant systems, responding efficiently to the requests of architects and developers. As a window and door manufacturer we develop a variety of products, such as windows, window walls, curtain walls, storefronts, doors, railings and interiors for residential, high-rise, and commercial projects.

Jason Knapp Sales Representative Northeast

FARO is recognized as the global leader in commercial and industrial digital-reality solutions for the Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Operations (AECO) segments. FARO’s 3D reality capture solutions are ideal for documenting existing conditions, installation and placement accuracy verification, and for improving project stakeholder collaboration. For more information:

Jeanine Charity-Wright Sr. Global Events Manager

Florim group has been producing ceramic surfaces for over 60 years. The group has around 1,400 employees worldwide and a turnover of over 500 million dollars. Synonymous with quality, competence, and sustainability, it is known to the market with high-end Italian and American brands. The company, after becoming a Benefit Company, obtained the B Corp certification in 2020.

Matteo Calisesi Technical Business Development - North America

Frontek 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, Frontek developed an ICC-Certified double ventilated rainscreen system that both maximizes design flexibility and simplifies installation.

Dotan Yeffet Director

GlasCurtain is the world leader in high-performance curtain wall systems. 100% Made in Canada, our innovative R7+ systems leverage triple-glazing and fibreglass-framing to improve aesthetics as well as building envelope performance.

Since 2013, we’ve been dedicated to advancing building envelopes in cold climates, particularly in the face of more stringent LEED, TGS, Net-Zero, Zero Carbon, and Passive House requirements.

Peter Dushenski Managing Director

Graniti Vicentia offers Ventilated Facades, a multi-layer solution that enables the installation of covering elements. The structure is anchored to the building, creating an air gap. This gap provides effective natural ventilation, removing heat and moisture for greater energy efficiency. Insulation increases the system’s energy performance and acoustic absorption.

Michael Willis Chief Operating Officer

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

For over 75 years, Kolbe windows and doors are best known for superior quality, craftsmanship, and attention to detail. From expansive windows to detailed doors, Kolbe offers a range of innovative, high-performing products. With an ever-expanding product lineup, Kolbe offers more functionality than ever before – paired with endless options for customization.

Karl AlKallassy VistaLuxe Collection AL LINE Technical Support

We are a developer and manufacturer of advanced cladding systems, evolved from almost 20 years of perfecting the art and science of cladding with an ultra lightweight, strong, and highly integrated system.

Integrated solar cladding is the natural evolution of these facade materials that focuses on sustainability,energy-generation, and beauty.
Our sustainable facades are designed to expedite construction schedules, reduce construction costs, and improve building performance by offering high-performance external envelope assemblies with thermal efficiency, improved fire safety performance criteria, increased design/application.

Dejan Vrljic Business Development

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.

Luana Buratynski Technical Sales & Business Development

Headquartered in the Greater Boston region, PACE has grown to represent and distribute some of the world’s leading building envelope solutions manufacturers. With collective experience of over 200 years in the design and construction industry, our technical sales staff is able to provide counsel to our manufacturing partners, architects and contractors on the selection, testing, specification and detailing of building envelope solutions to meet today’s rigorous code and unique project requirements.

Christopher Armstrong Director of Building Envelope Science

Driven by innovation, color and sustainability, PPG has been changing what’s possible in architectural metal coatings since 1967. What started with revolutionary PPG DURANAR today includes infrared-reflective pigments, customizable powders and now, PPG CORAFLON Platinum, the newest addition to PPG’s world-class fluoropolymer powder coatings for architectural metal and aluminum sheets.

Gary Edgar Architectural Specifications Manager, Industrial Coatings

Quaker Windows & Doors has been a recognized leader in the window and door industry since 1949. Now nearly 75 years later, and led by an all-female ownership group, Quaker’s presence in the commercial building sector is stronger than ever. Headquartered in Freeburg, MO, Quaker offers products for every market segment and the diversity of those products speaks volumes to that point. Whether your project is new construction or replacement. Whether it specifies aluminum, vinyl or wood clad windows and doors. Whether you need ratings as high as AW-100. Quaker has it and you can bank on those products having innovative, industry-altering technology built in. At Quaker, it’s more than just selling windows and doors — it’s about finding the right solution for your project.

Gary Shinault Architectural Sales Director

RAICO Bautechnik GmbH is the acknowledged specialist for sophisticated building envelopes: We develop and distribute custom-made glass curtain walls which make unique architectures shine in all their glory. Be it constructions made of wood, steel or aluminium, we always provide the right RAICO solution to meet any given demands of design.

Creative designs and extraordinary buildings often call for individual detailed solutions. Whether it is window and door elements, roof constructions with flexible standard systems which we constantly improve or complex bespoke solutions, this RAICO principle applies to all of them: The extraordinary is our daily routine!

J-F Robert President

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 windows, doors, and curtain walls. Besides the extensive range of standard solutions, we also develop customized solutions tailored to the individual customer or project.

Tobiasz Staszak Area Manager - North America

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

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.

Rich Rosenbaum Architectural Manager, East Coast + Canada

Shildan provides terracotta rainscreen and sunscreen products and systems for iconic faҫades. Shildan introduced Terracotta Rainscreen to the US market in 1998 and continues to push the envelope and redefine extruded terracotta. Shildan specializes in designing and engineering systems to meet the needs of today’s high performing facades.

Jen Marchesani Vice President Sales & Marketing

Leading manufacturer of passive fire, thermal, and acoustic solutions for the building envelope, Siderise, has been serving industry since 1972.

Guided by its core principle of ‘integrity in all we do’, it is redefining the role of a construction product manufacturer with its high-performance cavity barrier and firestopping systems.

Sreenivas Narayanan Global Partnerships Director

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

Stekar designs, manufactures, and installs facade systems for architectural, commercial, and multiresidential construction projects. We supply conventional curtain wall and aluminum panel building envelopes, as well as our MultifaçadesTM system. We take pride in our turnkey approach and the close working relationships we build with customers, general contractors, architects, installers, and partners.

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 Sto Ventec RES Specialist

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

At Valmont® Structures, we’ve been helping architects and designers around the world transform the look and feel of commercial structures for decades. We design and manufacture perforated and wire mesh facades to help buildings make a statement while delivering new levels of functionality—such as shading, safety, ventilation or privacy.

Nicholas Kauthen Business Development 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.

Vitro Architectural Glass’s industry-leading products include low-e, low-iron, performance-tinted and vacuum insulating glasses. As North America’s largest and most trusted glass producer, Vitro strives to realize the future of glass across the architectural, automotive and containers markets through its partnerships and commitment to innovative, sustainable products and processes.

Mark Pano National Architectural 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+ conference program. There are many ways to use this opportunity to connect in a personal way with this influential group as a sponsor.