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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.

Justin W. Ridley Assoc. AIA Architectural Sales Representative

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 Global Director of Sustainability

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

RAICO Bautechnik GmbH is the acknowledged specialist for sophisticated building envelopes: We develop and distribute custom-made glass curtain walls which make unique architectures shine in all their glory. Be it constructions made of wood, steel or aluminium, we always provide the right RAICO solution to meet any given demands of design.

Creative designs and extraordinary buildings often call for individual detailed solutions. Whether it is window and door elements, roof constructions with flexible standard systems which we constantly improve or complex bespoke solutions, this RAICO principle applies to all of them: The extraordinary is our daily routine!

J-F Robert President

Silver Sponsors

AMS supplies the widest variety and highest quality exterior cladding materials available to the architectural community. As a trusted partner AMS is involved with a project from design to installation. Our materials include ventilated and closed joint rainscreen systems, high density fiber cement, compact phenolic, cassette, ACM, aluminum plate, porcelain, terra cotta, and sub-framing.

Tom Lally Owner/President

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

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

Daniel Carlson District Sales 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.

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

Deceuninck North America is a fully integrated design, compounding, tooling, lamination, fiberglass pultrusion and PVC extrusion company that develops high-performance products. Innergy Architectural Products are designed to enhance the thermal performance and structural strength of curtain walls and windows.

Dave Pirwitz Regional Sales Manager

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

Guardian Glass, a major business unit of Guardian Industries, is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of float, coated, and fabricated glass products. At its 24 float plants around the globe, Guardian Glass produces high-performance glass for use in exterior (both commercial and residential) and interior architectural applications, as well as transportation and technical products. You’ll find Guardian glass in homes, offices, cars, and some of the world’s most iconic architectural landmarks. The Guardian Glass Science & Technology Center continuously works to create new glass products and solutions using the most advanced technology to help customers see what’s possible™

Csilla Csoke Key Project Manager - West

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

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

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.

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

Quaker Windows & Doors has been a recognized leader in the window and door industry since 1949. Now nearly 75 years later, and led by an all-female ownership group, Quaker’s presence in the commercial building sector is stronger than ever. Headquartered in Freeburg, MO, Quaker offers products for every market segment and the diversity of those products speaks volumes to that point. Whether your project is new construction or replacement. Whether it specifies aluminum, vinyl or wood clad windows and doors. Whether you need ratings as high as AW-100. Quaker has it and you can bank on those products having innovative, industry-altering technology built in. At Quaker, it’s more than just selling windows and doors — it’s about finding the right solution for your project.

Gary Shinault Architectural Sales Director

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

Shildan provides terracotta rainscreen and sunscreen products and systems for iconic faҫades. Shildan introduced Terracotta Rainscreen to the US market in 1998 and continues to push the envelope and redefine extruded terracotta. Shildan specializes in designing and engineering systems to meet the needs of today’s high performing facades.

Jen Marchesani Vice President Sales & Marketing

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

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.

Nicholas Kauthen Business Development Manager

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.

Tracey Qualteri 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.

Peter Kater Sales Director

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.

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+ conference program. There are many ways to use this opportunity to connect in a personal way with this influential group as a sponsor.