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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 Sponsors

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.

Gold Sponsors

Elemex manufactures superior architectural facade systems in our state-of-the-art facility and supports all aspects of your project from concept to completion. Our Ceramitex® panels are non-combustible, UV resistant, climate defiant and graffiti proof. Built on our proprietary Unity attachment technology, it provides seamless integration of a wide variety of surfaces.

Mallory Dow Architectural Sales Manager

NEOLITH leads the sintered stone industry with sophisticated designs and a robust commitment to sustainability. Its high-performance architectural surface, crafted from 100% natural components, establishes a distinctive standard for excellence in construction materials. NEOLITH’s technical features make it the ideal surface for architects to innovate in furniture, countertops, flooring, cladding, and facades.

Alejandro Daras Global Projects Director

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.

Bob Zhang Sales Director | North America

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, Inc. is North America’s leading vertically integrated manufacturer, fabricator and distributor of architectural hardware, glass and glazing systems. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, OBE is a world-class building products company with significant presence in every major market in the U.S. and Canada. OBE manufactures high-performance architectural glass products and aluminum framing systems and distributes complementary hardware and glazing supplies.

John Rovi National Architectural Business Development

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.

Michael Zanotelli Facade & Curtain Wall Specialist - Western US & Canada

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.

Silver Sponsors

AMICO has been a leader in the metal industry since 1939 specializing in perforated metal and expanded mesh facades, ceilings, railing, and more. We bring years of architectural experience, detailing support, fabrication capabilities, engineering load analysis, job site coordination, and a passion for great architectural design work.

Michael Nelson Marketing Manager

Since 1930, Arcadia Inc. has helped the architectural community complete successful projects by providing high performance windows and doors that stand the test of time.

Partnering with Arcadia means working with experts who will get to know your challenges and goals with our high-quality personal service.

Brooke Montelongo Architectural Sales Representative

For 30+ years ARCHITYPE has represented some of the industry’s leading manufacturers of premium architectural products and advanced facade solutions. As the resource partner to the A+D community, ARCHITYPE fuses its deep technical knowledge with a genuine passion for quintessential design, all to help clients achieve scalable, brilliant results.

Joe Fitzpatrick, EVP Principal

Arktura is a manufacturer of architectural systems that combine design innovation, cutting-edge technologies, and industry-leading manufacturing capabilities to fuel possibilities for clients. Our multidisciplinary Solutions Studio® team is your collaborative partner on custom projects, including exterior facades, rainscreens, & canopies, supporting your design vision to bring your ideas to life.

Steven Ranta Solutions Studio Manager

Automated Fenestration Inc (AFI) is North America’s leader in actuators & controls for windows and skylights for natural ventilation and smoke/heat exhaust. Automated Fenestration Inc is a fully independent UL Listed manufacturer with a long standing reputation in the industry since 1987

Walter Rodriguez Vice President

EnFold Façade, a division of BŌK Modern, provides rainscreen and wallscreen systems for your architectural vision. Our patented systems are designed to minimize on-site labor by integrating features directly into the panels. This process accelerates installation and results in reduced overall costs.The panels that make up our rainscreens and wallscreens can be fabricated from a variety of flat sheet metal materials that are strategically designed and can be laser cut with a virtually infinite array of patterns and shapes.

Structural rigidity is integrated directly into panels through specialized and precise forming, eliminating the need for welding or secondary structural elements. The EnFold Façade system incorporates tabs and slots to control spacing and ensure quick and easy installation. When installed over a suitable substrate, our direct mount unitized panel system generally requires no additional furring or secondary support members. As with all our products, this system is completely customizable and backed by BŌK’s excellent design teams.

Taylor Fitzgerald Pre-Construction Lead

Branch Technology is changing the way building designs and construction are approached and carried out. Since its founding, Branch has been inspired by nature to build sustainably and efficiently, combining industrial robotics, 3D-printing, geometry-based algorithms, and an innovative “freeform” extrusion system that enables unprecedented design freedom and resource efficiency.

R Platt Boyd IV Chief Executive Officer | Founder

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 CENTRIA.com.

Daniel Carlson District Sales Manager

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

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.

Drew Ford Regional Sales Manager

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.

Demetrius Jones Project Manager

Frameless Hardware Company LLC (FHC) Experience and Innovation is a manufacturer and supplier to the glass, glazing, and fenestration industries. We provide a complete range of tools, supplies, and innovative architectural hardware for frameless shower doors, all-glass entrances, aluminum storefronts and entrances, architectural railings, and transaction windows.

As a privately owned, American based company, our mission is built upon the core principles of customer service, product innovation, and entrepreneurship. Our products, services, and ethics are backed by a team of highly knowledgeable industry veterans that effectively combines technical competency, product expertise, and small business ideologies.

Paul M. Daniels Chief Brand Ambassador Architectural 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

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.

Andy Franks Regional Sales Manager

At Glasswerks, we offer full-service custom glass fabrication services, producing a comprehensive range of architectural and other custom glass products. Our custom glass fabrication capabilities include a wide range of edge beveling, tempered glass cutting, sandblasting, grooving, and much more. We have all of the world-class machinery and highly-experienced custom glass fabricators needed to create the exact product you need with the utmost quality, precision, and reliability.

John Medel VP Marketing & 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.

Barb Kaiser Regional Sales 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 Global Director of Sustainability

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

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

Unique in the industry, Laminators Inc. is a full-service manufacturing company offering complete, innovative, turnkey solutions for your composite panel needs. Located in Hatfield, Pennsylvania, Laminators Incorporated is a family-owned and operated business now in its third generation.

Since 1963, Laminators Incorporated has been a leading manufacturer of a complete line of high-quality composite panels for the commercial construction, sign-making, and OEM industries in the United States and Canada. Our panels are strong, quick to fabricate and install, easy to maintain, and made to last. While our products and services are extremely important to us, we focus even more on our customers and have an experienced team in place to support you. Every product and service at Laminators Inc. is designed with you in mind and can be tailored to your specifications. Our commitment to provide high-quality products, innovative application solutions, and exceptional customer service has helped us build long-term relationships with our customers. We really listen to what you have to say.

Lanton Associates is an independent manufacturers representative firm established in 1988. We specialize in high quality manufacturers in Division 5 (Architectural and Ornamental metals, column covers) and Division 7 (Exterior concrete by Rieder and GFRC Rainscreen systems by Cemfort, exterior metal rainscreen systems by Carritec, BIPV [Building Integrated Photo Voltaic] facade cladding Mitrex and light weight stone and brick cladding panels by Mitrex/Cladify.

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.

Sherri Balint Inside Sales Representative

MegaKer American engineering company specialized in facades and high-tech mineral systems and materials. Classic and Innovative systems for natural and sintered stone with ingenuity solutions, when necessary associated with our patented composite materials.

Engineering new buildings and renovating old ones, interiors, exteriors, landscape and artworks design offering a prime selection from our own quarries and factories based all over the world. 40 years of history, references and expertise, proposing turn-key package, all included, from selection, top design and full assistance.

Exclusive range of natural stones tested through centuries of applications and fabricated with the most advanced robotized machinery. Fabrication made in USA and on time service throughout the country and abroad.

There is more but we will tell you face-to-face, we are not an internet link but a real person to person organization.

We do not promise the moon but the rocket to get there.

Giancarlo Pilotto CEO

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

We create the most beautiful 3D textured surfaces in the world, non-repeating designs of any size, and infinitely customizable. Endless expressions, carved and textured like nature, capturing its interplay of light, texture and the complexity that emerges from its simple rules. Nature doesn’t repeat itself, neither should your walls.

Sebastian Muñoz Vice President

Pulp Studio passionately advocates for the creative use of glass as a building element. Their defining mission is to fill the void for innovative uses of glass in interior and façade projects. Pulp Studio combines technical prowess with design sensibility; balanced at the intersection of fashion and function. pulpstudio.com

Architects and building designers rely on Reynobond® composite material to amplify the visual impact of their ideas. Manufactured in the USA, our lightweight, formable and colorful coil-coated finishes are available in both standard and custom finish options—opening up a world of design possibilities for even your most ambitious concepts.

Jonathon Greenland NW USA & Western Canada Sales Manager

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.

Kevin Porteus Director of Business Deveopment

SFS is a leading manufacturer of rainscreen cladding 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.

Tarro Jefferies-Freer Business Development Manager-NVELOPE

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.

Robin Bartelman Architectural Manager, West Coast + Canada

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

Trespa International B.V. is a leading innovator in the field of architectural materials, recognized internationally as a premier developer of high-quality panels for exterior cladding and decorative façades. Trespa is passionate about delivering innovative aesthetically pleasing and high-performance solutions for a wide range of needs.

Todd Ketcham National Sales 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.

Trevor Hall Southern California National Architect Manager

Woodn integrates its patented wood and polymer material to mimic the look of wood without the issues frequently associated with real wood. Woodn can be extruded into many shapes and profiles to create a highly versatile material ideal for indoor and outdoor applications without the need for sealing or maintenance.

Wall Panel Systems (WPS) provides the most complete, easy-to-install, interior and exterior panel systems available in the market today. As an open-architecture, fully warrantied system, WPS supplies pre-engineered attachments and paneling to minimize fieldwork and ensure all projects are completed in a time, budget, and installer-friendly manner.

For over 119 years, Zahner has pioneered and led the architectural metals industry by applying aerospace engineering and precision to the fabrication of globally recognized, award-winning art and architectural projects. As the Masters of Metal, Zahner provides a range of products: fully custom solutions, standardized offerings, unique sheet good finishes, and design consultation/assist services.

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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.