Top Metal Companies 2018 | The List

YKK AP
YKK AP America Inc. | Situated in downtown New Orleans, the Standard is a 15-story luxury condominium building that features YKK AP’s impact-resistant 60 TU Window Wall System, important for withstanding the environmental conditions of this coastal region. With an STC rating of 39, YKK AP’s system also provides strong sound attenuation, adding to the occupant comfort of each unit. Photos by Neil Alexander Photography.

Kawneer
Kawneer Co. | Residents of Washington, D.C.’s Pearl, a new multifamily structure comprising three buildings, will have a view of the city’s Rock Creek Park thanks to the building’s large floor-to-floor window spans. Kawneer Co.’s NX-3000 Series Windows, in addition to its 1600 Wall System curtain wall and NX-8900 Terrace doors, enhance the units’ natural lighting and connection with natural surroundings. Photos courtesy of Kawneer Co., by Perzel Photography Group. 

SAF
SAF | The new facade of the Albright Office Park complex in Los Gatos, California, owes its modern look to SAF’s fabricated aluminum products. The company supplied over 90,000 square feet of 0.125 fabricated Series M-3000 glazed joint aluminum panels and M-2000 column covers, in addition to copings, beam wraps and perforated sunshades. Photos courtesy of SAF.

Product Key

ACP Aluminum composite panels
S+E Storefronts & entrances
SC Sun-control products such as sunshades, grilles or louvres
CW Curtain wall
R Commercial interior and/or exterior railings 

*Annual sales volume is an estimate, not confirmed by the company

$500 - $750 million

C.R. Laurence Co.†

CW S+E R SC ACP

Los Angeles

crlaurence.com

Annual sales representing metal products sold to contract glaziers: 82%
Employees: 1,700
No. of locations: 44
Other products: Office partitions, frameless shower door hardware, bi-folding glass walls, security screens.

† C.R. Laurence Co. is a subsidiary of Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope, obe.com.

YKK AP America Inc.

CW S+E SC

Austell, Ga.

ykkap.com

Annual sales representing metal products sold to contract glaziers: 80%
Employees: 500
No. of locations: 12

$250 - $500 million

AMICO Alabama Metal Industries Corp.*

CW S+E R SC

Birmingham, Ala.

amico-online.com

Employees: 900
No. of locations: 14

Kawneer Co. †

CW S+E SC

Norcross, Ga.

kawneer.com

Annual sales representing metal products sold to
contract glaziers: 100%
Employees: Approximately 3,000 globally
No. of locations: 27
Other products: Architectural windows.

† Kawneer is an Arconic Company

$150 - $250 million

EFCO Corp.†

CW S+E SC ACP

Monett, Mo.

efcocorp.com

Annual sales representing metal products sold to contract glaziers: 95%
Employees: 1,500
No. of locations: Nine
Other products: Architectural windows.

†EFCO is a subsidiary of Apogee Enterprises, apog.com.

Tubelite Inc.†

CW S+E SC

Walker, Mich.

tubeliteinc.com

Annual sales representing metal products sold to contract glaziers: 90%
Employees: 400
No. of locations: Five

†Tubelite is a subsidiary of Apogee Enterprises

$100 - $150 million

Arcadia Inc.*

CW S+E R SC

Vernon, Calif.

arcadiainc.com

Employees: 400
No. of locations: 14
Other products: Steel windows and doors.

Petersen Aluminum Corp.

CW S+E ACP

Elk Grove Village, Ill.

pac-clad.com

Annual sales representing metal products sold to contract glaziers: 10%
Employees: 180
No. of locations: Six

Wausau Window and Wall Systems*†

CW S+E SC

Wausau, Wis.

wausauwindow.com

Annual sales representing metal products sold to contract glaziers: 100%
Employees: 490
No. of locations: Two
Other products: Architectural windows; patio doors.

† Wausau is a subsidiary of Apogee Enterprises

$50 - $100 million

Alumicor*†

CW S+E

Toronto

alumicor.com

Employees: 300
No. of locations: Five
Other products: Architectural windows.

†Alumicor is a subsidiary of Apogee Enterprises, apog.com.

Graham Architectural Products*

CW S+E SC

York, Pa.

grahamwindows.com

Employees: 500
No. of locations: Four
Other products: Architectural windows.

MG McGrath Inc.*

SC ACP

Maplewood, Minn.

mgmcgrath.com

Annual sales representing metal products sold to contract glaziers: 5%
Employees: 150
No. of locations: One
Other products: Plate panels, back panels.

Ohio Gratings*

SC

Canton, Ohio

ohiogratings.com

Employees: 323
No. of locations: Four

Sotawall Ltd.†

CW

Brampton, Ontario, Canada

sotawall.com

Employees: 20
No. of locations: Six

†Sotawall is a subsidiary of Apogee Enterprises. Sales information is derived from Apogee’s 2018 fiscal report.

$35 - $50 million

Accurate Perforating Co.*

SC ACP

Chicago

accurateperforating.com

Employees: 100
No. of locations: Two
Other products: Graphic perforated metal.

Hendrick Architectural*

SC ACP

Carbondale, Pa.

hendrickcorp.com

Employees: Nine
No. of locations: Two
Other products: Metal cladding.

Northern Architectural Systems Inc.*

CW S+E

Teterboro, N.J.

northernarchitecturalsystems.com

Annual sales representing metal products sold to contract glaziers: 100%
Employees: 194
No. of locations: Three

SAF

CW ACP

Atlanta

saf.com

Annual sales representing metal products sold to contract glaziers: 45%
Employees: 250
No. of locations: Five
Other products: Column covers, aluminum sheet.

Wagner Companies*

R

Milwaukee

wagnercompanies.com

Employees: 150
No. of locations: One

$20 - $35 million

American Products Inc.

CW S+E R SC ACP

Tampa, Fla.

americanproducts.com

Annual sales representing metal products sold to contract glaziers: 85%
Employees: 100
No. of locations: One
Other products: Roof screens, privacy barriers, bollards and decorative metals.

Kane Innovations*

R

Erie, Pa.

kaneinnovations.com

Employees: 125
No. of locations: Two
Other products: Security screens and barriers; ornamental metal.

Leed-Himmel Industries*

CW S+E R SC

Hamden, Conn.

leed-himmel.com

Employees: 70
No. of locations: One

Quality Metalcrafts LLC/Americlad

SC ACP

Rogers, Minn.

americlad.com

Annual sales representing metal products sold to contract glaziers: 90%
Employees: 80
No. of locations: Three
Other products: Aluminum plate panels, brake metal, column covers.

Solar Innovations Architectural Glazing Systems

CW S+E SC

Pine Grove, Pa.

solarinnovations.com

Annual sales representing metal products sold to contract glaziers: 50%
Employees: 170
No. of locations: One
Other products: Architectural windows, doors.

United Architectural Metals Inc.

CW

North Canton, Ohio

unitedarchitectural.com

Annual sales representing metal products sold to contract glaziers: 100%
Employees: 100
No. of locations: One
$20 million and under

Apex Facade Systems

CW S+E

Langley, British Columbia, Canada

apexfacades.com

Annual sales representing metal products sold to contract glaziers: 15%
Employees: 150
No. of locations: One

Architectural Grilles & Sunshades Inc.*

SC

Mokena, Ill.

agsshade.com

Annual sales representing metal products sold to contract glaziers: 80%
Employees: 30
No. of locations: One

Bruce Wall Systems Corp.

CW SC

Tucker, Ga.

brucewall.com

Annual sales representing metal products sold to contract glaziers: 100%
Employees: 55
No. of locations: One

Clover Architectural Products

S+E R SC

Palos Heights, Ill.

cloverarchitecturalproducts.com

Annual sales representing metal products sold to contract glaziers: 70%
Employees: Seven
No. of locations: One
Other products: Glass canopies, fin tube covers, cladded doors and frames

Cross Aluminum Products

CW S+E

Niles, Mich.

crossaluminum.com

Annual sales representing metal products sold to contract glaziers: 95%
Employees: 20
No. of locations: One
Other products: Aluminum flush doors.

Ellison Bronze

Falconer, N.Y.

ellisonbronze.com

Annual sales representing metal products sold to contract glaziers: 99%
Employees: 60
No. of locations: One
Other products: Balanced door entrances.

Gamco Corp.

CW S+E R SC

Flushing, N.Y.

gamcocorp.com

Annual sales representing metal products sold to contract glaziers: 75%
Employees: 59
No. of locations: One
Other products: Structural skylights, solariums; bi-fold door/wall systems; canopies; shower enclosures; metal claddings and covers.

Global Glass Railings*

R

Cumming, Ga.

architecturalglassrailings.com

Employees: 25
No. of locations: Two

Industrial Louvers Inc.

SC

Delano, Minn.

industriallouvers.com

Annual sales representing metal products sold to contract glaziers: 85%
Employees: 82
No. of locations: One
Other products: Vents, equipment screens, custom architectural metals.

Livers Bronze Co.*

R

Kansas City, Mo.

liversbronze.com

Employees: 80
No. of locations: One

MK Architectural Metal Inc.

CW SC

North Canton, Ohio

mkarchmtl.com

Annual sales representing metal products sold to contract glaziers: 100%
Employees: 49
No. of locations: One

Morse Industries

R

Kent, Wash.

morseindustries.com

Annual sales representing metal products sold to contract glaziers: 85%
Employees: 35
No. of locations: Four
Other products: Architectural trims.

RPM Rollformed Metal Products

CW S+E SC

Concord, Ontario, Canada

rpmroll.com

Annual sales representing metal products sold to contract glaziers: 43%
Employees: 100
No. of locations: Three
Other products: Warm-edge spacers.

Stylmark

S+E R

Minneapolis

stylmark.com

Annual sales representing metal products sold to contract glaziers: 25%
Employees: 121
No. of locations: One

Techniform Metal Curving*

CW S+E R SC ACP

Mabank, Texas

techniform.com

Annual sales representing metal products sold to contract glaziers: 40%
Employees: 70
No. of locations: One
Other products: Perimeter systems, flashing, trim, cladding, skylights.

Trex Commercial Products

R

Minneapolis

trexcommercial.com

Annual sales representing metal products sold to contract glaziers: 30%
Employees: 190
No. of locations: One

Product Key

ACP Aluminum composite panels
S+E Storefronts & entrances
SC Sun-control products such as sunshades, grilles or louvres
CW Curtain wall
R Commercial interior and/or exterior railings

*Annual sales volume is an estimate, not confirmed by the company

 

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