Top 100 Manufacturers 2015

Simpson Door Co.
McCleary, Washington

Product Lines/Brand Names: Nantucket Collection, Craftsman Collection, Mastermark Collection, Concept Custom Doors, Contemporary Collection, WaterBarrier Technology, UltraBlock Technology
Planned Product Launches for 2015: Expansion of WaterBarrier Technology, high-performing exterior wood doors Dealer Training or Support Programs: Comprehensive authorized dealer sales lead and training programs—most programs managed via secure authorized dealer tools website

Soft-Lite Windows
Streetsboro, Ohio

Product Lines/Brand Names: Premium-quality vinyl windows in all operating styles, including double hung, slider, projecting, garden, bay, bow and specialty shapes under brand names Elements, Imperial LS, Pro, Classic, Barrington, Bainbridge LE, Armor Max Plus Hurricane Windows; patio doors including sliding, French and atrium models; fiberglass entry door systems and welded storm doors under brand name Kingsroyal
Recent Introductions: High-performance glass options with #warmglass, featuring stainless steel intercept spacer as standard on all products; a new and improved sliding patio door line, Kingsroyal sliding patio doors
Planned Launches for 2015: Soft-Lite plans to introduce a new “smart glass” as well as another wood grain finish option
Dealer Training/Support Programs: Soft-Lite introduced a new interactive, web-based version of its Energy Star dealer training program that enables a greater number of dealers to be trained—the program encompasses an overview of the Energy Star program, the anatomy of an energy-efficient window, instructions for how dealers can best promote the program, and more

Sunrise Windows & Doors
Temperance, Michigan

Product Lines/Brand Names: Sunrise, Restorations, Vanguard, Verde and Essentials

The Window Designs Group
Woodbridge, Ontario

Product Lines/Brand Names: Vinyl Window Designs, Performance Windows, Majestic Windows, The Vinyl Company
Recent Introductions: Georgian Series Vinyl Windows
Dealer Training/Support Programs: Personalized presentations for in-home sales, as well as sales training for dealers’ teams

Canadian Federal Minister Julian Fantino presents the 2014 Canadian Energy Star awards for Sustained Excellence and Promoter of the Year to The Window Designs Group employees and factory workers. (image courtesy of The Window Designs Group)

Thompson Creek Window Co.
Lanham, Maryland

Product Lines/Brand Names: Thompson Creek Windows, Thompson Creek Gutters, siding, entrystorm and patio doors

United Window and Door Mfg.
Springfield, New Jersey

Product Lines/Brand Names: Eclipse, 2900, 5500, 4800, 8000, 700, 3131, 1200
Recent Introductions: The Eclipse program for high-end window dealers; 8000 series line for high-end residential, 8000 series impact product line including double hungs, picture windows and sliders; 1200 series French wood style Energy Star rated sliding door program to include blinds between the glass with low-E high performance glass
Planned Launches for 2015: Expanded 8000 series impact lines to include patio doors; the company added third-party certified test wall for impact and commercial applications to test multiple configurations Dealer Training/Support: Extensive product training; a professional interactive Value Added Selling Seminar; lifetime warranties on all products; glass breakage with labor extended warranty programs

Wallside Windows
Taylor, Michigan

Product Lines/Brand Names: Vinyl replacement windows; bays and bows; patio doors

Wincore Windows and Doors
Parkersburg, West Virginia

Product Lines/Brand Names: Vinyl windows and patio doors, fiberglass entry doors, impact windows and doors (Stormforce)
Recent Introductions: Paint colors, decorative glass options, decorative hardware


Amerimax Windows and Doors
Loveland, Colorado

Product Lines/Brand Names: Residential casement windows (including hopper and awning), single hung windows, double hung windows, single slider windows, double slider windows, common frame configured windows, patio doors, commercial windows, and new construction/ project windows Recent Launches: High-performance commercial vinyl window and door products; products specifically for new construction and large remodel projects; Simulated Meeting Rails and Simulated Divided Lites
Planned Launches for 2015: Energy efficient glass packages
Dealer Training/Support Programs: In-house ordering software, on-site product training and education, warranty service, engineering

Anlin Window Systems
Clovis, California

Product Lines/Brand Names: Vinyl windows and doors