This year’s GlassBuild America — the premiere glass, window and door expo — will be held September 30-October 2 in our own Atlanta backyard.Consistently ranked as one of top 200 tradeshows by Tradeshow Week magazine, GlassBuild America draws in more than 9,000 glass, window and door professionals and features nearly 200,000 square feet ofexhibitors.
To help you navigate the show floor, K&A has selected our top six picks for must-see exhibitors at this year’s show. Check them out below.
1. Coral Industries
Coral Industries is one the largest independent shower enclosure manufacturers in the U.S., offeringa complete line of bath enclosures including standard bypasses, swing and pivot door units, and custom designed enclosures that accommodate a variety of arrangements and sizes for residential applications. The company also recently developed an architectural division that produces aluminum and all glass systems including entrance doors, storefronts, curtain walls, window walls and handrail glass. For more information visit www.coralind.com or visit booth number 2823 at GlassBuild America.
2. Glass Doctor
Glass Doctor is one of the leading full-service glass companies in the U.S., specializing in both the manufacturing and installation of home and business glass windows, doors, store fronts and shower/tub enclosures, in addition to auto windshield replacement and repair. The company also provides energy efficient options for homes and businesses including the use of Low E and insulated glass.For more information visit www.glassdoctor.com or visit booth number 1623 at GlassBuild America.
3. Royal Group Technologies
Royal Group Technologies is one of the preeminent manufacturers of durable, attractive, low-maintenance home improvement, construction and building products including custom profiles, and window and door systems. The company’s custom profiles feature a variety of technological advances such as its RoyalGuardTMImpact product linethat include DP-50+/Impact window and door products to meet the recent changes in the stringent Florida Building Code, in addition to its window and door systems that feature insulated glass for energy savings benefits. For more information visit www.royalgrouptech.com or visit booth number 819 at GlassBuild America.
4. Cardinal Shower Enclosures
Cardinal Shower Enclosures is one of the leading producers of shower glass door enclosures in the U.S., which offers a variety of models, finishes and glass options. Its products come with a lifetime guarantee against defects in craftsmanship and materials on extruded aluminum parts. Cardinal Shower Enclosures is also dedicated to the environment and has several company-wide programs that reduce and recycle rejected glass, decrease its fleet’s carbon footprint, and offer low-iron glass options. For more information visit www.cardinalshower.com or visit booth number 1313 at GlassBuild America.
5. Fleurco Products
Fleurco specializes exclusively in the design, fabrication and distribution of a complete line of glass shower doors, enclosures and bathtub doors. Based in Canada, Fleurco services customers worldwide and has been recognized as an industry leader as it wasrecently awarded the 2009 KBIS/People’s Choice Award for Best Design in Show for its Kinetik Slice shower door. For more information about Fleurco visit www.fleurco.com or visit booth number 517 at GlassBuild America.
EFCO, a Pella Company, is a leading manufacturer of architectural aluminum window, curtain wall, and storefront and entrance systems for commercial architectural applications. The company is dedicated to sustainability and its products help architects gain LEED credits in three of the six categories outlined by the U.S. Green Building Council including Energy and Atmosphere (EA), Materials and Resources (MR), and Indoor Environmental Quality (EQ). For more information about EFCO visit www.efcocorp.com or visit booth number 1203 at GlassBuild America.
There you have it, K&A’s top six picks for the best-in-show exhibitors at GlassBuild America 2009. What do you think about our favorites? Tweet Steve Kleber at @stevekleber with your feedback!