The top glass & metal fabricators

Among the leading glass fabricators in the United States and Canada are several companies that also manufacture architectural aluminum products for storefront and curtain-wall applications, using their own proprietary lines and dies. Due to their unique product offerings, they are ranked separately from the Top Glass Fabricators, below. Services and locations are limited to glass fabrication only. For information on these companies' metal fabrication capabilities, please see Glass Magazine's "Top Metal Companies" rankings in the October 2012 issue.

More than $500 million

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope*

Headquarters: Santa Monica, Calif.
Website: www.oldcastlebe.com
Certifications: PPG Certified Fabricator, Guardian Select Fabricator. Also certified by the Insulating Glass Certification Council/Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance
Total number of locations: More than 50. At least 27 locations have major glass fabrication capabilities.
Glass fabrication locations and services:
Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope offers tempered, insulating, laminated and decorative glass; all-glass entrances; and shower enclosures from the following locations:

  • Wright City, Mo.
  • Albertville, Minn.
  • Atlanta
  • Bensenville, Ill.
  • Burnips, Mich.
  • Calgary, Alberta
  • Chicago
  • Denver
  • Fremont, Calif.
  • Grand Prairie, Texas
  • Houston
  • Indianapolis
  • Langley, British Columbia
  • Los Angeles
  • Miami
  • Montreal
  • Moorestown, N.J.
  • Hauppauge, N.Y.
  • Perrysburg, Ohio
  • Phoenix
  • Rock Hill, S.C.
  • Shawnee, Okla.
  • Tampa, Fla.
  • Toronto
  • Battle Ground, Wash.
  • Warrenton, Mo.
  • Wausau, Wis.

A subsidiary of CRH plc, one of the top five international building product companies, Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope offers custom engineered curtain wall and window wall, architectural windows, storefront systems and doors, and skylights, in addition to its fabricated glass products.

$250 million to $500 million

Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions

Headquarters: Deerfield Beach, Fla.
Website: www.trulite.com
Employees: 2,000+
Certifications: PPG Certified Fabricator, Guardian Select Fabricator
Total number of locations: 24
Glass fabrication locations and services:

  • 125,000-square-foot Miami facility: Tempered and insulating glass, shower enclosures, all-glass entrances
  • 85,000-square-foot Bridgeport, N.J., facility: Insulating and tempered glass, shower enclosures, all-glass entrances
  • 80,000-square-foot Indianapolis facility: Insulating and tempered glass, shower enclosures
  • 100,000-square-foot Tulsa, Okla., facility: Insulating and tempered glass
  • 70,000-square-foot Denver facility: Insulating and tempered glass, shower enclosures, all-glass entrances
  • 80,000-square-foot Salt Lake City facility: Insulating and tempered glass, shower enclosures, all-glass entrances
  • 90,000-square-foot Columbus, Ohio, facility: Insulating, tempered, decorative and laminated glass; shower enclosures; and all-glass entrances
  • 150,000-square-foot Pittsburgh facility: Insulating and tempered glass, all-glass entrances and shower enclosures
  • 100,000-square-foot Phoenix facility: Insulating and tempered glass, all-glass entrances and shower enclosures
  • 140,000-square-foot Youngsville, N.C., facility: Insulating, tempered, decorative and laminated glass; all-glass entrances; and shower enclosures
  • 240,000-square-foot Atlanta facility: Insulating, tempered, decorative and laminated glass; all-glass entrances; and shower enclosures
  • 110,000-square-foot New Berlin, Wis., facility: Insulating, tempered, decorative and laminated glass; all-glass entrances; and shower enclosures
  • 150,000-square-foot Houston facility: Insulating, tempered, decorative and laminated glass; all-glass entrances; and shower enclosures
  • 150,000-square-foot Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, facility: Insulating, tempered, decorative and laminated glass; all-glass entrances; and shower enclosures
  • 110,000-square-foot Orlando, Fla., facility: Insulating, tempered, laminated and decorative glass; all-glass entrances; and shower enclosures
  • 225,000-square-foot Grenada, Miss., facility: Tempered, insulating, laminated and decorative glass; all-glass entrances, shower enclosures
  • 30,000-square-foot Honolulu, Hawaii, facility: Insulating and tempered glass, shower enclosures, all-glass entrances
  • 100,000-square-foot Los Angeles facility: Insulating, tempered, laminated and decorative glass; all-glass entrances; and shower enclosures
  • 160,000-square-foot Ontario, Canada, facility: Insulating, tempered, laminated and decorative glass; all-glass entrances; and shower enclosures
  • 25,000-square-foot New Orleans, La., facility: Tempered and insulating glass, shower enclosures, all-glass entrances
  • 30,000-square-foot Oklahoma City facility: Tempered and insulating glass, shower enclosures, all-glass entrances
  • 40,000-square-foot Las Vegas facility: Tempered and insulating glass, shower enclosures, all-glass entrances
  • 50,000-square-foot Nashville facility: Tempered and insulating glass, shower enclosures, all-glass entrances
  • 5,000-square-foot San Diego, Calif., facility: Tempered and insulating glass, shower enclosures, all-glass entrances

At press time, Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions announced it had acquired Western States Glass, a Top Glass Fabricator with three California locations. See the Western States Glass listing on Page 56 for more information.

$50 million to $100 million

PRL Glass/Aluminum

Headquarters: Industry, Calif.
Website: www.prlglass.com
Employees: 375
Certifications: Guardian Select Fabricator
Total number of locations: Four glass fabrication locations and services:

  • Four facilities in Industry, Calif., occupying a total of 255,000 square feet: Tempered, insulating, laminated and decorative glass; all-glass entrances and shower enclosures

In addition to the glass products listed above, PRL offers more than 20 complete product lines, including full-frame clad doors, sliding doors, handrails, curtain wall and storefronts.

$35 million to $50 million

Coral Industries Inc.

Headquarters: Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Website: www.coralind.com
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Certifications: Safety Glazing Certification Council, IGCC/IGMA total number of locations: One
glass fabrication locations and services:

  • 200,000-square-foot Tuscaloosa, Ala., facility: Tempered, insulating, laminated and decorative glass; all-glass entrances; and shower enclosures

Coral Industries' decorative glass product offering includes cast glass, back painted glass; glass flooring, decorative interlayers for laminated applications and carved glass.

$20 million and under

Aldora Architectural Aluminum and Glass Products

Headquarters: Miramar, Fla.
Website: www.aldora-architectural.com
Employees: 85
Total number of locations: Three
Glass fabrication locations and services:

  • 65,000-square-foot Miramar, Fla., facility: Tempered, insulating glass, laminated and decorative glass; shower enclosures, all-glass entrances
  • 15,000-square-foot Altamonte Springs, Fla., facility: Shower enclosures