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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

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.

Ashley Clark National Architectural Manager

Gold Sponsors

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

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

SAFTI FIRST has over 35 years of experience in testing, innovating and providing technologically advanced fire rated glass and framing systems. Our products are tested, certified, listed and labeled both by UL and Intertek/Warnock-Hersey. SAFTI FIRST is also the fire rated glass and framing division of O’Keeffe’s Inc., a leading USA manufacturer of architectural glass and metal products for 80 years.

SAFTI FIRST was the first company to develop and bring to market a fully listed and labeled fire resistive wall and door assembly using clear, ASTM E-119 rated advanced glazing and framing assemblies proudly manufactured here in the USA. We continue to be the leading single-source manufacturer of USA made fire resistive glass and framing assemblies.

Tim Nass VP of Sales

Silver Sponsors

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

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

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

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

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

The ISD Group, one of the leading providers of 3D CAD Software, offers innovative solutions for the Façade Construction Industry. With over 40 years of experience in the Façade and Steel Sector, the company is an expert for 3D Modeling Software with Automation to Production Output and integrated Project/Drawing Management. Conceptualize your ideas at high speed with the extensive solution for engineering. To learn more visit www.isdgroup.us

Robert Wierts Chief Executive Officer

KPS was founded in 1986 with a vision to redefine how exterior wall panel systems should look and perform. KPS System A set an unprecedented standard for Rainscreen performance.

Everyday we work hard for our customers; accepting their unique challenges and striving to exceed their expectations. The results have been amazing achievements in construction and architecture.

Michael Thomas President

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.

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

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.

Pamela Sadler Regional Specification Manager

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.

David Stitcher Business Development Manager - Commercial Construction

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.

Drew Garrison National OEM Manager

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

At Valmont® Structures, we’ve been helping architects and designers around the world transform the look and feel of commercial structures for decades. We design and manufacture perforated and wire mesh facades to help buildings make a statement while delivering new levels of functionality—such as shading, safety, ventilation or privacy.

Brent Robinson International Sales Director

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

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.

Bronze Sponors

More than 90 years of service to the architectural and design community. 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.

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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.