Call for Nominations for the Crystal Achievement Awards

February 8, 2019
Editorial Submissions

Window & Door is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Crystal Achievement Awards.

The awards program recognizes residential window and door manufacturers and component suppliers for their contributions to the industry. 

Nominate a manufacturer or supplier for a Crystal Achievement Award in one of the following categories:

Manufacturer Awards

  • Most Innovative Window: Recognizes a new and unique approach to the function, design and/or aesthetics of residential windows (manufactured using any type of material)
  • Most Innovative Patio, Multi-Slide or Multi-Panel Door: Recognizes a new and/or unique approach to the function, design and/or aesthetics of a patio door or multi-slide/panel products (manufactured using any type of material)
  • Most Innovative Entry Door: recognizes a new and/or unique approach to the function, design and/or aesthetics of a residential entry door (manufactured using any type of material)
  • Most Innovative Manufacturing Process: Recognizes a manufacturer’s unique approach to the manufacture of windows and/or doors via incorporating automation, advanced manufacturing technologies or lean manufacturing techniques
  • Best Dealer Support/Marketing Program: Recognizes 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 

Supplier Awards

  • Most Innovative Window Component: Recognizes a new and unique approach to the function, design, installation and/or aesthetics of residential window components
  • Most Innovative Door Component: Recognizes 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
  • Most Innovative Machine/Equipment: Recognizes advancements in manufacturing technology at any stage in the process of manufacture of residential windows and/or doors (including frame, sash, door fabrication, glass/insulating, glass processing, etc.)
  • Unique Innovation: Recognizes an innovative approach to window and/or door function or design not covered in other award categories (including components, accessories, software programs, machinery, etc.)

*Editors reserve the right to reallocate submissions to different categories as appropriate.

Want to know more about the awards? Click here for complete program information, click here for FAQs, click here for tips on submitting a nomination. See last year's winners here.

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