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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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Join us for peer-learning and networking opportunities to keep you at the forefront of practice with an Expo Pass

Participating Exhibitors

Gold Sponsors

Dri-Design hits the mark where both form and function meet. Made from one single piece of metal, we manufacture 100% recyclable architectural metal wall panels. Each panel is created without any composite materials, are not laminated, and fully tested. Dri-Design offers nearly endless design possibilities, with an unlimited palate of colors, finishes, materials, textures, and custom perforations.

Tyler Fowler Director of North American Sales

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

With over 35 years of proven performance, Atlas EnergyShield continuous wall insulation provides an uninterrupted thermal barrier over an entire wall, not just in wall cavities between studs. Offering a high R-value of 6.5 per inch, Atlas polyiso creates a versatile, effective barrier for thermal, air, moisture, and vapor control.

Lance Williams Architectural Sales Manager

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

As the nation’s top tile manufacturer, we abide by the highest industry standards. From corporate ethics to sustainability, our commitment to our customers remains the same: creating quality products that people and businesses can believe in and trust. Get to know the leader in ceramic, porcelain, mosaics, and innovative solutions better

Raul Amat National Manager - Panoramic porcelain surfaces

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.

Luana Buratynski Technical Sales & Business Development

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

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

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 Randisi Business Development Manager

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.

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

Pure + FreeForm is a metal design studio specializing in bespoke finishes and cladding products for exterior and interior applications. We work closely with design teams to create site-specific finishes. Our aluminum cladding systems are 100% recyclable, use a minimum of 20% post-consumer recycled content, are VOC free and Red List free.

Tom Gand Business Development and Strategic Accounts Manager

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

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.

Rob Klein Regional Specification Manager

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.

Royce Brown Architectural Manager, South East

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

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

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.

David Trautman National Architectural Manager, Mid-Atlantic

WindowMaster was founded in 1990 with its vision is to create better buildings that have plenty of fresh air and excellent and safe indoor climates. WindowMaster employs highly experienced cleantech specialists in Denmark, Norway, Germany, United Kingdom, Ireland, Switzerland, and throughout North America. In addition, we work with a vast network of certified partners to bring our high quality solutions effectively to your building project.We supply sustainable indoor climate solutions for all types of buildings and our solutions are based on natural forces – natural ventilation. In addition, we have many years of experience in providing smoke ventilation solutions that comply with European EN standards, Danish regulatory standards and UL 325.

Imola Frei, LEED AP Business Development Manager, East Coast

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.