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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

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.

Jamilla Walcott Director of Marketing and Product Management

Gold Sponsors

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

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

Family owned and operated since 1958, Conestoga Tile has distributed ceramic, porcelain and natural stone tile to designers, dealers and contractors through-out the mid-Atlantic region. Our team is passionate about the transformation of environments and spaces by way of color and design through the use of our products.

Becky French Director of Architectural Services

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.

Tommy Nickoloff Regional Sales Manager

EJOT Fastening Systems LP (located in Wixom, MI) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of EJOT Fasteners, headquartered in Germany. As a 100 year old company, EJOT is a founding member of the Global Fastener Alliance (GFA). We focus on value added construction solutions that assist our customers. Products include the Thermal clip – Cross-fix, Anchors, Rivets, and fasteners for Rain Screens, Roofing, Solar and General construction applications.

Steve Stetson CROSSFIX Sales Representative

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

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

With more than 95 years of German engineering and precise American manufacturing, GKD leads in metal fabric applications. With thousands of interior and exterior installations constructed worldwide, architects and specifiers recognize us as the metal fabric authority. Whether it is custom metal fabrics or standardized system components, architects, contractors and planners benefit from the creative impulse and technical innovation found at GKD-USA.

Shawn Crismond Regional Sales Manager

Gutmann North America is a leading manufacturer and supplier of high-performance aluminum building systems, including Curtain Walls, Window Wall, Doors, and Windows. Our broad product range includes both thermal aluminum, as well as aluminum-clad wood systems for the fenestration industry.

Tony Bartorillo Head of Business Development and Sales

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

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.

Sneh Kumar Product Management & Marketing

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

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

Q-VENT design, engineer, and manufacture architectural rainscreen systems for most cladding materials. We can develop bespoke solutions, provide full-scale engineering services or only manufacture and ship components. Manufacturing lead times are 2-3 weeks EXW Sofia, Bulgaria. The most common parts are in stock in our New Jersey, US distribution center.

Plamen Dimitrov Founder and CEO

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.

Damien Willems CEO

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.

Cassandra Mellon US Director of Architectural Sales

Industry leader in high performance, durable cladding systems. Representing Argeton, Corium and LithoDecor in North America. Services provided by the Telling team stem from years of experience in contracting, material handling and facade design.

Kristofer Johnson Vice President

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 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 and VacuMax™ Vacuum Insulating Glass (VIG). 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”, Vitro strives to realize the power of partnership to ensure that projects meet or exceed ever-evolving sustainability expectations as well as glass requirements.

David Trautman National Architectural Manager, Mid-Atlantic

Since 1942, Walker Glass has been the market leader in acid-etched glass, bird friendly glazing and premium quality mirror products, serving the architectural glass community. We pride ourselves on product innovation, responsible manufacturing, and serving our customers with fast and reliable solutions.

Jacob Bowser Mid-Atlantic Architectural Manager

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.

Peter Kater Sales 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.