DAY 1
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.

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.

Oliver Stepe President

Gold Sponsors

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.

Logan Davidenko Account Manager

Silver Sponsors

3M™ VHB™ Structural Glazing Tapes are durable, high performance two-sided pressure sensitive acrylic foam tapes for the bonding of glass panels into curtain wall, skylight/canopies and commercial window and door systems. These tapes offer significant value to glazing system manufacturers, contract glazers and most importantly, the building owner.

Ryan Faber Portfolio Manager

MEG, the exterior grade phenolic façade system by ABET LAMINATI, is available in ninety-two decors and three system options including face-fastened and blind-fastened. The most recent addition to our range of products is EASy MEG, an out-of-the-box, blind-fastened system. MEG is UV stable, low maintenance and impact resistant.

Patrick Penza Regional Sales Manager - Northeast

AkzoNobel offers a complete range of products for architectural aluminum, including TRINAR liquid spray coatings and INTERPON powder coatings. Both meet AAMA 2605 standards for Superior Performance and are ideal for monumental projects as well as residential and institutional applications. Widely specified for their performance, durability and color and gloss retention, AkzoNobel coatings ensure the look you spec is the look that lasts.

Bruce E. Carriere Architectural Specification Manager

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.

Ben Jayson Principal
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

Branch Technology is an advanced manufacturing company creating parametric, free-form solutions using large-scale 3D printing. We provide an exclusive competitive advantage to our enterprise relationships, who value design differentiation and innovation. These solutions include facade panels and wall systems, theme-based rock work, and large exhibits.

R Platt Boyd IV Chief Executive Officer | Founder

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

We specialize in custom, laser-cut metal screens as well as U/L approved illuminated screens. As a subsidiary of iWorks, LLC our screens boast a wide range of applications ; suitable for both interior and exterior spaces. DAS is a fully integrated fabricator based in Los Angeles , California. please visit our website www.dasus.com for further info.

Lee Szromba President

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

Gary Edgar Architectural Specifications Manager, Industrial Coatings

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

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 window, doors, and curtain walls. Besides the extensive range of standard solutions, we also develop customized solutions tailored to the individual customer or project.

Reynaers Aluminium was founded in 1965 and currently employs over 2400 workers in more than 40 countries worldwide and exports to more than 70 countries on 5 continents. At the Reynaers office in Phoenix, Arizona, we focus on sharing knowledge and experience with architects, fabricators, dealers, contractors, and other building partners while manufacturing our products locally.

The company’s success is strengthened by our close partnership with over 5,000 fabricators, architects, and project developers worldwide. From project support to technical support to customer support, we stand by your side every step of the way to ensure successfully delivered projects for all stakeholders. This unique cooperation reflects in our motto: Together for better.

Anthony Bartorillo Head of Sales

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

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.

Pamela Sadler Regional Specification Manager

Based in the Germany town of Gersthofen, sedak is a premium manufacturer of optimum quality insulated and safety glass. As a market leader and specialist in oversized glass formats and special glass, we supply single-pane glass, multi-layer glass and functional insulated glass in formats up to 3.6m × 20m.

Maic Pannwitz Vice President

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

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.

Jen Marchesani Vice President Sales & Marketing

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

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

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

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.

Mia Brondum Sales Director

Bronze Sponsors

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.

Laura Karnath Senior Enclosure Technical Designer

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.