Meet with industry-leading manufacturers of every possible exteriors product.

Over sixty 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.

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Driven by a desire to serve our customers, YKK AP America offers market-driven products backed by world-class technology and a dedication to be the very best at what we do. Consistent with the philosophies and principles of the global YKK Group, we combine engineering, innovative system designs, and vertically integrated manufacturing processes to provide fenestration systems at the highest level of quality and at a competitive price. Committed to protecting the environment and the communities in which we operate, the Dublin, Georgia manufacturing center has achieved ISO 14001 status recognizing our advanced environmental management systems for recycling and the conservation of natural resources.

Platinum Sponsor

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG glass) is the largest glass producer in North America. Vitro Glass is primarily focused on commercial and residential construction markets and produces industry-leading glass brands such as Solarban® solar control low-e glass, Sungate® passive low-e glass and StarphireUltra-Clear™ glass. Learn more at www.vitroglazings.com.

Gold Sponsor

Neolith, a Sintered Compact Surface, is a revolutionary new product category pioneered by TheSize to effectively respond to the most demanding architectural and interior design needs. Designed and produced in Spain, Neolith is a 100% natural product with extraordinary technical characteristics that make it an ideal material for exterior and interior applications.

Gold Sponsor

North Glass is the industry’s strongest and largest glass deep-processing equipment R & D and manufacturing enterprises. Its leading flat glass production products have ranked first in the world for 14 consecutive years. Its independent development of the Low-E coating production line has become a global leader in the coating industry.

Our Sponsors

We recognize the critical role design plays in every phase of the product development process—from ideas to solutions to disposal. This holistic approach and integrated thinking allows us to create meaningful brand experiences. The end result unites quality with purpose to create design solutions that are beautiful, functional, and help improve people’s lives everywhere.
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.
We’re a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals. We bring color to walls. Help protect the buildings you go in every day. We’re in your mobile devices, the cars and roads that move you around and are an essential part of the products that keep you healthy We supply innovative and sustainable paints, coatings and specialty chemicals to customers around the world. As well as offering key functionalities, our products also play a vital role in the manufacturing process in many industries.
The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) is the aluminum extrusion industry trade association representing over 70% of North American production. AEC promotes the extrusion process and effective application of extruded aluminum components to key markets, such as building and construction, through educational events, webinars, publications and activities.
Avenere Cladding is a US-based full-service designer-importer-distributor of NeaCera® Terra-cotta Rainscreen Solutions and is responsible for all aspects of its testing, code compliance and contract fulfillment. We specialize in serving the national design and contracting communities with high standards of service in all aspects of our work. These high standards are well established in our organization as a result of the requirements and industry standards upheld by our structural product affiliates for over 40 years.
Glass rainscreens, ventilated glass facades, and specialty glass wall systems. Founded in New York City in 1927, Bendheim is a fourth-generation family-owned company, offering a virtually unlimited range of in-stock and custom architectural glass and systems.
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.
Cambridge Architectural began with an architect’s vision – an insight that perceived woven wire mesh as a unique and beautiful alternative to traditional designs. In 1958, Cambridge International produced a woven metal mesh to clad elevator interiors in the world-renowned Seagram Building in New York City. That first installation has lasted over 60 years, retaining its pristine look and condition.In the years that followed, a partnership formed between architects and Cambridge, which realized the possibilities for architectural mesh were endless. By working with architects all over the world and being open to new and adventurous designs, the Cambridge team began developing a new vision to integrate woven metal mesh into the built environment.
CENTRIA, the world’s leading provider of high-performance building envelopes, is committedto advancing building science, sustainability, and aesthetics through rigorous R&D, innovation,and world-class service and support to the building community.
The Cosentino Group is a global, family-owned company that produces and distributes high value innovative surfaces for architecture and design. As a leading company, Cosentino imagines and anticipates together with its customers and partners design solutions that offer value and inspiration to people’ lives. This goal is made possible by pioneering brands that are leaders in their respective segments such as Silestone®, Dekton® and Sensa by Cosentino®. Technologically advanced surfaces, which allow the creation of unique designs for the home and public spaces.
Enfold is a patented exterior metal panel system. Available in both a rainscreen and ornamental perforated wall screen, Enfold systems are used as a modern metal cladding for both exterior as well as interior applications.

Enfold panels are formed using the latest manufacturing technologies from a single sheet of metal; not a composite. Enfold is strategically laser cut and folded, with patented concealed tab and slot connections, and can be fabricated from virtually and sheet metal (aluminum, steel, corten, stainless, copper, zinc, etc.) and a variety of finishes (powder coat, Kynar, anodized). Enfold Panels are lightweight and installs faster and easier than typical metal panel systems.

Eastman is a specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of products including Saflex® and Vanceva® laminated glass interlayers that enhances glass in terms of safety, security, strength, style, solar and sound control. Architects/engineers count on Eastman for expert technical support during the design phase.
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.
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.
The Trosifol® PVB Division of Kuraray offers the widest portfolio of laminated glass interlayers on the market today. This presentation introduces the Trosifol® ultra-clear, acoustic, and colored PVB interlayers and stiff ionoplast interlayers that provide safety, sound control, decorative, structural and security benefits. As part of the presentation, we will show the post-breakage performance of laminated glass with a live impact demonstration.
Móz designs and fabricates architectural metal sheets, columns, walls, and ceilings elements for commercial, hospitality, and entertainment markets. Móz redefines metal surfacing materials to create unique installations from large-scale exteriors to easy-to-assemble interior products and surface applications. Móz’s innovative products, solutions, and dedication to customer service help you achieve your vision.
The POHL Group is a family-owned business with an 160-year-old tradition. The combination of tradition, high quality and innovative thinking is the foundation of becoming an expert in metal handicraft. Today the POHL Group is one of the worldwide leading addresses for planning, technical construction as well as producing ventilated and insulated curtain walls.
Today, ventilated facades are considered to be the most advanced, effective and safest means of installing ceramic tiles on facades, providing buildings with aesthetic, technical and environmental benefits. Porcelanosa offers technical assistance throughout your entire project, from the design stage through to construction. We offer a multidisciplinary team comprising architects, engineers, CAD experts and tile specialists.
For over 50 years, PPG has pushed the limits of what’s possible in architectural metal coatings. What started with the revolutionary DURANAR® coatings in 1967 has grown to include advances like infrared-reflective pigments and customizable powder coatings, innovations that are more versatile, architect-friendly and environmentally compatible than ever before.
Sophisticated design, unbeatable quality, rapid assembly and excellent safety - that is what Q-railing stands for. So take the time to discover our wide range of certified glass railing systems, post railings, handrails, glass adapters and glass clamps, as well as our many other innovative solutions for top-quality Railing systems.
Rigidized® Metals Corporation has led the world in the development and production of deep-textured, three dimensional metals used in architectural, industrial and transportation applications. Rigidized® Metals products are known for their attractive, economical and functional appeal. The Rigidized® Metals deep-texturing process adds strength, impact resistance and the ability to hide scratches. It also allows for down-gauging, resulting in lighter, longer lasting products and reduced maintenance costs.
sedak gmbh & co. kg, based in gersthofen in southern germany, is a premium manufacturer of superior quality oversize insulating and safety glazing. our maximum formats are not only visually impressive, their economics are amazing, too. since large panes are far superior to small ones, they save on elaborate framing and long erection times and, in the final analysis, they save costs.
SFS Nvelope rainscreen cladding support systems are develop to support the most demanding cladding materials. Adjustable brackets and rails available in vertical or horizontal systems for exposed or concealed fastened applications are cost effective, easy to install or adjust and accommodate a wide range of cavity depths. Nvelope systems meet structural and thermal demands of today’s building requirements.
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.
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.
Specified Technologies Inc. (STI) is a leading manufacturer of innovative firestop solutions designed to stop the spread of fire, smoke and toxic fumes. With over 1,300 UL® Classified systems, STI specializes in cutting edge perimeter fire containment systems including backpan designs, flush and reduced sill heights, and connection protection.
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.
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.
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.
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.

WindowMaster was founded in 1990. Its founding 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 the United States of America. In addition, we work with a vast network of certified partners.

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.

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