Glass Magazine announces Crystal Achievement Award winners

September 4, 2007
COMMERCIAL, RETAIL

Glass Magazine announces the winners of its 2007 Crystal Achievement Awards program. The awards recognize significant achievements in architectural glass technology, manufacturing and marketing. These 25 honorees, selected by 28 industry professionals, proved their skill and innovation by competing within a pool of 95 nominations.

“The words creative, innovative and visionary come to mind when describing the winners of this year’s Crystal Achievement Awards,” says Matt Slovick, editor-in-chief, Glass Magazine. “I’d like to thank everyone who submitted a nomination and the judges, who had an extremely tough task. The people and companies that were involved with the award-winning projects continue to move the industry forward.”

Crystal Achievement winners will be honored at this year’s GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo in Atlanta, Sept. 10-12. The winners are:

Most Innovative Commercial Window
Alliance Glass and Metal Inc., medium or small company
Traco, large company

Most Innovative Curtain Wall System
Architectural Glazing Technologies, medium or small company
Guardian Industries, large company

Most Innovative Skylights
Giroux Glass Inc., medium or small company
Saint-Gobain Glass, large company

Most Innovative Commercial Doors or Components
Sculptural Glass Doors Inc., medium or small company
Dorma Glas, large company

Most Innovative Door Applications
NanaWall Systems Inc., medium or small company
Kawneer Co., large company

Most Innovative Curtain Wall Applications
JCJ Architecture, medium or small company
Saint-Gobain Glass Exprover NA, large company

Most Innovative Decorative Glass Applications
Joel Berman Glass Studios Ltd., medium or small company
Eckelt Glas, large company

Most Innovative Interior Glass Application
Innovative Structural Glass Inc., medium or small company
Rafael Viñoly Architects PC, large company

Most Innovative Bath Enclosures
Fleurco Shower Doors

Best Plants
Basco Shower Enclosures

Most Innovative Plant Equipment
J.E. Berkowitz L.P. (JEB) and Litesentry Corp., medium or small company
Viracon Inc., large company

Most Innovative Comprehensive Marketing Program
Kawneer Co.

Most Innovative Print Media
Kawneer Co.

Most Innovative Internet Media Applications
NanaWall Systems Inc., medium or small company
Oldcastle Glass, large company

Most innovative technology article written for Glass Magazine
Abhi Ray & Leon Jacob


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