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

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

An exclusive partnership of the leading precasters in North America dedicated to “innovation powered by collaboration”. Members work together to speed and perfect technologies that improve the build environment. Products and Technologies offered by AltusGroup members include CarbonCast® high performance sandwich walls and architectural cladding, ARCIS® ultra-thin prestressed concrete panel products, and Graphic Concrete imaging technology among others.

Auggy Chung VP Sales - Spancrete
Bostik

Bostik, a subsidiary of the Arkema Group and a global player in specialty adhesives for the construction, consumer and industrial markets, develops innovative and multifunctional sealing and bonding solutions that have been shaping our daily lives for over 130 years.

Adam Abell, LEED Green Associate Sr Market Manager, Tile Systems & Surface Preparation

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

Eastman is a specialty company that produces a broad product range, including Saflex® and Vanceva® laminated glass interlayers. These interlayers can enhance glass capability in terms of safety, security, strength, storm resistance, colors, translucence, neutrality, solar performance, and acoustics. Architects/engineers count on Eastman’s expertise in identifying façade/interior laminated glass solutions.

Michael Ondrus Architectural Market Development Manager, Americas

Eventscape is an award-winning custom fabrication firm, collaborating with the world’s top architects and designers. We are well known as a“Preferred Partner” for the execution of custom feature elements. Working in multiple materials and markets with the latest equipment and technologies, together, we “build the extraordinary®”.

Jennifer Busch Director, Client Partnerships

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

KEIL is a German family company and leading manufacturer of concealed anchors for ventilated rainscreen facades.
More than 50 years of experience in drilling and attaching make us your competent partner. We are pleased to advise you on your particular attachment questions. Every professional can rely on the high quality of KEIL products.

Georg Miebach Key Account Manager/Head of Product Management

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.

Mark Parra Facades Regional Sales Manager

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

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

Polycor Inc. is the world’s leading natural stone quarrier and our core mission is to help people fall in love with natural stone. Our world-class reputation comes from a great legacy of stone work on historic landmarks, and institutional, commercial and residential projects.

Sylvie Beaudoin Architectural Sales Manager

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.

Todd Kimmel Architectural Manager - New York City

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

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.

Aaron Alterman Curtain Wall & Facade 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

TerraCORE Panels – in partnership with GammaStone and Fiandre – is a leading provider of lightweight panelized cladding systems with an expansive portfolio of solutions. The GammaStone AIR system represents the next generation of thin veneer reinforced cladding, utilizing materials ranging from natural stone, porcelain, glass, brick, GFRC, and mosaic tile. Fiandre’s large-format porcelain rainscreen system serves as an innovative and eco-friendly alternative to traditional cladding in a vast array of colors and finishes. All of TerraCORE’s lightweight panel systems offer increased speed and ease of installation and facilitate the design and construction of lean and sustainable buildings.

Trevor Ede VP Of Sales

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

The PVB Division of Kuraray offers the widest portfolio of laminated glass interlayers on the market. Trosifol® ultra-clear, acoustic, and colored PVB interlayers and SentryGlas® ionoplast interlayers provide safety, sound control, decorative, structural and security benefits. Recent security-glazing test results will be highlighted at the conference.

Mark Jacobson Market Manager - North America

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.