Sponsors

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.

Jamilla Walcott Director of Marketing and Product Management

Gold Sponsors

AGNORA fabricates the largest architectural glass in North America. We temper, laminate, insulate, heat-treat, machine and digitally-print oversized glass for a variety of cultural, high-end residential, and luxury retail projects. From Manhattan penthouses to Hollywood movie sets, airport control towers to woolly mammoths, our projects are unique, exciting, and always leave us in anticipation of the next big challenge.

Adam Mitchell Marketing Manager

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

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.

Manuel Schnüpke Regional Sales Manager North East USA

Silver Sponsors

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

Azon technology improves energy savings in commercial aluminum fenestration framing in the building facade. The Azon turnkey solutions for manufacturers provide the best combination of energy efficiency and the highest shear strength of all thermal barriers for aluminum fenestration products used in the most demanding climates and conditions.

Joe Liang Zhou Director of Business Development

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

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.

Mike Meyer Regional Sales Manager

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 Business Development Supervisor

Gate Precast Company operates nine manufacturing facilities with the most diverse product lines of prefabricated concrete systems for structures. With a delivery area encompassing more than two-thirds of the U.S., Gate Precast maintains its reputation for superior quality while continuously engaging with academia, design-assist partners and others in the construction industry to research and develop innovative prefabricated products and finishes for the built environment. With that focus, Gate Precast provides designers greater freedom through a resilient product, owners more cost certainty through lower life-cycle costs and builders an accelerated project schedule and cleaner, safer jobsites. Our many award-winning projects embody this focus. For more information, please visit www.gateprecast.com.

Doug Flory Director of Architectural Systems, Northeast

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

WICONA is the premium brand of world wide leading aluminum producer HYDRO and has more than 70 years’ experience – experience from which you can benefit on a daily basis. At WICONA, when it comes to our our curtain wall, window wall, windows and doors every detail counts: from detailed planning to the perfect processing material and rapid supply right through to active sales support.

Steven Acker Commercial Director- North America

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.

Mark Parra Facades Regional Sales Manager

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

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.

Greg Bryson Consultant – Architectural Products

NSG Group is one of the largest glass manufacturers globally. Pilkington North America Architectural, part of NSG Group, produces float glass in a variety of tints with pyrolytic coatings for multiple architectural and specialized applications.

Kyle Sword Business Development Manager

Whether your building projects are low-rise, mid-rise, or high-rise – Porcelanosa Facades has the perfect cladding material for your next project. Specializing in unique porcelain cladding systems and porcelain panel designs, Porcelanosa Facades can help you design and provide strong, safe, and captivating exterior cladding solutions for your clients.

Ignacio Vidal National Facades Director

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

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.

Todd Kimmel Architectural Manager - New York City

Schüco offers a wide range of engineered window, door and facade systems that not only meet, but exceed the thermal and acoustic performance criteria of most project specifications. We support our partners and customers with a comprehensive range of services: engineering, estimating, project management and technical support. From design through fabrication, assembly, installation and ongoing system maintenance, with Schüco USA you have a partner in lockstep with your very need.

Ann-Kristin Witte Manager Marketing and Sales Administration

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 Group. Design Your Passion. Build With Ours.

Shildan exists at the intersection of art and technology. As a company, we have always believed that beautiful design is sustainable.

Our team provides advanced architectural façade products, systems & services to owners, architects, consultants & contractors from the dynamic initial design stages to the inspirational final result.

We offer infinite options. Explore custom terracotta glazes, shapes and sizes, to begin bringing your creation to life.

Jen Marchesani Vice President Sales & Marketing

Spectrum Metal Finishing, Inc., is a custom applicator of liquid and powder coatings servicing the commercial construction markets throughout the US. A member of PPG’s elite “Certified Applicator Program” and ISO-9001 Certified. Licensed by all major Kynar 500 paint suppliers. We meet/exceed all AAMA 2603, 2604, and 2605 specs with capabilities up to 33’ with 20 year warranties.

Jared Ruggieri National Sales Manager

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

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.

Harry Harisberger Swisspearl Country Manager

SYSTEA is a leading provider of high-quality subframe systems.
As a connection between the load-bearing wall and facade cladding, SYSTEA solutions are responsible for safe and secure support. Next to its static engineering roles it also fulfills requirements like highest fire safety and energy efficiency as well as ensuring simple assembly and installation.

Frank Weigelt President/CEO

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

Think Wood helps you reimagine the possibilities of wood in the built environment by providing commercial, multifamily and single-family home design and build resources to architects, developers and contractors. Wood’s environmental, biophilic and health benefits can offer market differentiators that boost a project’s overall value and provide a connection to nature in our built environment. For stunning project profiles, design tools and CEUs, or free project support, visit thinkwood.com.

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

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

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

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