Crystal Achievement Awards 2016: Celebrating Innovation

Announcing the 2016 Crystal Achievement Award Honorees

As one of its staple programs, Window & Door's annual Crystal Achievement Awards recognize residential window and door manufacturers and component suppliers for their contributions to the industry. The seven recipients were selected by a panel of judges from a cross-section of the industry. The winners are...

FOLDFLAT BY NANAWALL SYSTEMS
Most Innovative Multi-Panel Door

New in 2016, this category recognizes a new and/or unique approach to the function, design and/or aesthetics of a patio door or multi-slide/panel product

ESSENCE RADIUS CASEMENT BY MILGARD WINDOWS & DOORS
Most Innovative Window

Recognizing a new and unique approach to the function, design and/or aesthetics of residential windows

PROVIA
Most Innovative Manufacturing Process

New for 2016, this award acknowledges a manufacturer’s unique approach to the manufacture of windows and/or doors via incorporating automation, advanced manufacturing technologies or Lean manufacturing techniques

SOFT-LITE WINDOWS
Best Dealer Support Program

This new category commemorates a manufacturer’s commitment to supporting its dealer network by providing training/education, marketing materials, digital/mobile apps, displays, leads programs, rewards/benefit incentives and any other unique provisions

VENTING MODULAR SKYLIGHTS BY VELUX AMERICA
Unique Innovation

This new category acknowledges an innovative approach to window and/or door function or design not covered in other award categories

WEDGE TLS LOCKING SYSTEM BY TYTO LIFE LLC
Most Innovative Door Component

Identifying a supplier with a new and unique approach to the function, design, installation and/or aesthetics of residential entry door, patio door and/or multi-panel/slide components

INTERCEPT GEN 2.5 WARM EDGE SPACER TECHNOLOGY SYSTEM BY GED INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS
Most Innovative Machine

Recognizing advancements in manufacturing technology at any stage in the process of the manufacture of residential windows and/or doors

See this year's Notable Entries

Meet the Panelists

Meet the Panelists

Judges were not allowed to evaluate any categories in which that company was nominated.