Crystal Achievement Awards 2009
September 1, 2009
SPECIAL FEATURES | Sales & Marketing, Energy Efficiency, Materials & Components, Methods & Techniques, Aesthetics & Style
Window & Door has announced its 2009 Crystal Achievement Award winners. Selected by a panel of judges representing all segments of the industry, the awards recognize significant innovations and achievements in window and door technology, manufacturing, and marketing.
"The weak economy has created tremendous challenges in the window and door market. Our Crystal Achievement Award winners are a testament to the strength and vitality of our industry," says John Swanson, editor/associate publisher. "Our winners make clear there's still a steady flow of new products and technologies emerging in our business, despite the hardships faced by so many companies."
"We also see some new faces in the Crystal Achievement class of 2009," notes Christina Lewellen, senior editor and coordinator of the awards program. "The shifting landscape in the industry has presented an opportunity for companies to pursue creative business practices and marketing approaches. This year's winners certainly rise above the status quo."
Featured in our September issue, Crystal Achievement Awards are being presented to the following companies:
Most Innovative Window
Ultimate Push-Out Casement
Marvin Windows & Doors
H-3 Casement Window
Hurd Windows & Doors
Most Innovative Door
Trimmable Fiberglass Doors
Folding Door System
Luxbaum Windows & Doors
Most Innovative Component
Solar Entry Light
Harnser Solutions Inc.
Most Innovative Plant
|Northeast Building Products|
Most Innovative Machine
Linear Pro Automated Cutting and Fabrication System
TAPE MT 1500 Insulating Glass Production Line
Most Innovative Marketing Progam
Atrium Windows & Doors
Green Seal Certification Program
Gorell Windows & Doors
Edgetech University at GlassBuild America 2008
Best Product Literature
Product Literature System
Harvey Building Products
Family of Literature
Best Industry Web Site
Marvin Windows & Doors
Special Thanks to the Judges and informaton on how are winners are selected.
Window & Door would also like to express its appreciation to Kenyon's Stained Glass Factory Inc. for producing the award plaques for our winners.