GlassBuild America 2012 Snapshots

A quick look at window and door industry offerings in Las Vegas

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

  • A report that gives an overview of the event
  • Live from GlassBuild video highlights
  • 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 Genius window system featuring both an inner and outer sash to provide ultra-high performance.


A new exhibitor at GlassBuild was Skyreach L&S Extrusions, which reresents China's Liansu Group, offering a full line of window designs, as well as a sliding patio door product line.


After making its debut last year in Atlanta, Hornschuch returned to once again showcase its line of high-performance woodgrain and color laminates for vinyl profiles.


Quanex highlighted a variety of vinyl window systems, as well as color and finish capabilities, in its display.


AquaSurtech demonstrated its line of woodgrain stains for vinyl and fiberglass products.


P.H. Tech showcased a variety of products, including its DoubleNature woodgrain line and its vinyl/aluminum hybrid designs.


Westech Building Products showcased its full line of products as well, including a new tilt/turn system.


American Renolit featured its latest line of decorative laminates for vinyl profiles.



Erdman Automation attracted many visitors in Las Vegas as it demonstrated both a new automated vertical IG assembly line, as well as a new horizontal assembly line.


Lisec featured its new FiT automated insulating glass assembly line.


Greller & Co. featured a new four-corner welder in Las Vegas.


Quanex Building Products demonstrated IG production assembly using Super Spacer, in addition to showing a variety of specialty equipment for IG.

Residential Glass Products


Guardian showcased a variety of its ClimaGuard IS products designed to enable window manufacturers to meet new Energy Star criteria.


PPG also showcased its high-performance residential products, including its capabilities to provide triple-glazed units to manufacturers.


Sage Electrochromics fetured its dynamic glazing system in Las Vegas as well.



Truth featured the new Sentry hardware system bi-fold doors, as well as a new option for operable sidelites.


Interlock featured its Nova casement hardware line, including a new slim-line lock.


Vision Products highlighted several new sash lock options at its booth.


Ferco, supplier of Ferco and G-U hardware products, featured its multipoint lock for entry doors.

Windows and Doors


Dusco Doors, manufacturer of Stanley brand doors, was featuring a new security upgrade option for entry doors in Las Vegas.


Arizona-based Therval Doors was featuring a line of European-designed lift/slide and tilt/turn products..


Intus Windows was showing high-performance windows manufactured in Lithuania, targeting passive house and other applications demanding superior energy efficiency.


EuroWindows Group, based in Texas, featured lift/slide doors and tilt/turn windows manufactured in Mexico.

Other Products


Amesbury featured a variety of new products in its weatherseal line, as well as several new hardware offerings.


Fenetech highlighted Fenevision neo, the latest version of its ERP system for window and door manufacturers.


A first-time exhibitor last year, Meshtec returned with its line of security screen products.


Ultrafab featured several new products, including an expanded line of multi-fin pile weatherstrips, and a new multi-hollow bulb seal.