GlassBuild America 2011 Snapshots

A quick look at window and door industry offerings in Atlanta

In additon to the following highlights, Window & Door's coverage also includes:

  • A report overviewing the event
  • A Video Gallery with demonstrations of some of the products and equipment in Atlanta
  • In-depth continuing coverage of new introductions in components, equipment, systems and services targeted at the window and door industry
All photos by Robb D. Cohen Photography

 

Vinyl Window & Door Components and Systems

 

Deceuninck featured its new Innergy composite reinforcements designed to provide increased structural strength without compromising thermal performance. 

www.deceuninck-americas.com

 

Quanex Building Products featured numerous windows produced by customers using its Mikron vinyl and composite products, including EnergyCore insulated vinyl profiles.

www.quanex.com

 

A new exhibitor, Hornschuch demonstrated a wide variety of woodgrains and finishes possible with its profile laminates.

www.hornschuch.com

 

 

L.B. Plastics showcased a variety of its window and door systems.

www.lbplastics.com

 

P.H. Tech featured its DoubleNature window  finishing technology that offers both the look and feel of wood on the interior. 

www.phtech.ca

 

Veka showcased the various finishes it now offers for its profiles.

www.vekainc.com

Software

 

Fenetech highlighted upgrades to its ERP system for window and door manufacturers, including several new iPad apps that can be used with the system.

www.fenetech.com

 

WTS Paradigm launched its new TouchQuote app for quoting and ordering on the iPad.

www.wtsparadigm.com

Equipment

 

GED Integrated Systems introduced its new Automated Tri-Lite Assembly System for high-volume production of triple-lite IG units.

www.gedusa.com

 

Joseph Machine featured its SFMC multiprocessing machine in Atlanta.

www.josephmachineco.com

 

St├╝rtz featured its Linear Pro automated saw, as well as several other machines.

www.sturtz.com

 

Quanex Building Products demonstrated equipment for IG production assembly using Super Spacer, in addition to highlighting a variety of support services offered to Edgetech and Truseal customers.

www.quanex.com

 

Rotox featured a specialized corner cleaning machine developed for the production of Sashlite vinyl sash.

www.rotox.de

 

Erdman Automation demonstrated a new gas filling unit available for the sealant application table on its flexible spacer IG assembly line.

www.erdmanautomation.com

 

Urban showed its twin-head corner cleaner, which features a moving head that automatically positions itself. 

www.u-r-b-a-n.com

 

Gas supplier Praxair featured in Atlanta the OptiGas system designed for precise krpton and argon filling of IG units.

www.savekrypton.com

Hardware

 

Vision Products highlighted several window opening control devices at its booth.

www.visionhardware.com

 

Ashland Hardware highlighted its Optima casement hardware system, as well as other products.

www.ashlandhardware.com

 

Truth once again highlighted its Sentry multipoint hardware system for hinged patio doors, which was introduced last year.

www.truth.com

 

G-U Hardware featured a new line of multipoint locks for entry doors in its booth.

www.ferco.ca

 

Interlock featured its new Intuition sliding door lock, offering one-motion operation.

www.interlockna.com

Other Products

 

A new exhibitor at GlassBuild, Prodim showcased its devices for electronic measurment of windows and openings.

www.prodim.nl

 

EDTM showcased how its Window Profiler device can be used as a sales tool in the field.

www.edtm.com

 

Another new exhibitor, Meshtec featured a variety of security screen products.

www.meshtec.com