Volume 35, Number 9, September 2000

The Industry's Choice

Readers Name Exceptional Suppliers in
the Fourth Annual Readers Choice Awards

For the fourth consecutive year, the readers of USGlass have cast their votes for their favorite suppliers in all segments of the glass and metal industry. In June, we asked readers to nominate the suppliers that deserve special recognition for providing what their customers need on a reliable basis. The ballots came pouring in and below are the companies who emerged as leaders in their respective categories.

Adhesives—Commercial
Delchem, Wilmington, Del.
Dow Chemical, Auburn, Mich.
TruSeal, Beachwood, Ohio

Architectural Metals
Copper Sales, Anoka, Minn.
Kawneer Company, Norcross, Ga.
Southern Aluminum Finishing, Atlanta, Ga.

Curtainwall Systems
EFCO Corp., Monett, Mo.
Tubelite Inc., Reed City, Mich.
Vistawall Architectural Products, Terrell, Texas

Decorative, Sandblasted, Etched, etc.
Glastar Corp., Chatsworth, Calif.

Doors
Arch Aluminum, Tamarac, Fla.
Kawneer Company, Norcross, Ga.
YKK America, Atlanta, Ga.

IG and Related Products
AFGD Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
HGP Industries, Moorestown, N.J.|
TruSeal Technologies, Beachwood, Ohio

IG Machinery and Equipment
Besten Inc., Cleveland, Ohio
Edgetech IG, Cambridge, Ohio
Glass Equipment Development, Twinsburg, Ohio

Large Equipment and Machinery
Billco Manufacturing, Zelienople, Pa.
International Glass Equipment, Chelsea, Mass.
Salem Distributing, Clemmons, N.C.

Small Equipment and Machinery
Sommer & Maca Industries Inc., Cicero, Ill.
Spadix Technologies, Middlesex, N.J.
Perfect Tinning Corp., Lancaster, Texas

Glass, Bent
Dlubak Corp, Blairsville, Pa.
Dodson’s Curved Glass, Frederick, Md.
Standard Bent Glass Corp., Butler, Pa.

 Glass, Distributors
AFGD Inc., Atlanta, Ga.
Perilstein Distributing Corp., Cheswick, Pa.
 

Glass, Furniture
ACI Distribution, Memphis, Tenn.
Carolina Mirror, North Wilkesboro, N.C.
Gardner Glass Products, North Wilkesboro, N.C.

Glass, Laminated
Floral Glass, Hauppauge, N.Y.
Tempglass, Perrysburg, Ohio
Viracon, Owatonna, Minn.

Glass, Processing
GlasSource, Grand Haven, Mich.
HGP Industries, Moorestown, N.J.
Hoffers/Dykstra Glass, Burnips, Mich.

Glaziers Hardware
C.R. Laurence Company, Los Angeles, Calif.
Sommer & Maca Industries Inc., Cicero, Ill.
Southwest Glazing, Albuquerque, N.M.

Hardware, Doors
Global Doors, Charlotte, N.C.
JLM Wholesale, Oxford, Mich.
Von Duprin (division of Ingersoll- Rand), Woodcliff Lake, N.J.

Hardware, Windows
EFCO Corp., Monett, Mo.
Strybuc, Sharon Hill, Pa.
TRACO/Skytech, Cranberry Township, Pa.

Mirrors/Mirror Products
ACI Distribution, Memphis, Tenn.
Capital Tape, Cleveland, Ohio
Palmer Mirro-Mastics, Louisville, Ky.

Metal Bending
Mid-American Metal Forming, Rogersville, Mo.
Niles Aluminum Products, Niles, Mich.
Techniform Metal Curving Inc., Rialto, Calif.

Metal Coatings
Certified Enameling, Los Angeles, Calif.
Linetec, Wausau, Wis.
Petersen Aluminum, Elk Grove, Ill.

 Plastics and Acrylics
Cadillac Plastics, Rochester, N.Y.
Commercial Plastics, Boca Raton, Fla.
Farco Plastics Supply, Clearwater, Fla.

Shower Doors and Tub Enclosures
Craft Diston Inc., Sarasota, Fla.
Southeastern Aluminum Products, Jacksonville, Fla.
Zark Aluminum Inc., Magnolia, Ark.

Skylights and Overhead Glazing Systems
Architectural Skylights, Waterboro, Maine
Naturalite Skylights Systems, Terrell, Texas
TRACO/Skytech, Cranberry Township, Pa.

 Software—Fenestration
GTS (GlasPac Total Solutions), Portland, Ore.

Software—Flat Glass
Quest Software, St. Johns, Mich.
GTS (GlasPac Total Solutions), Portland, Ore.

 Storefronts and Entrances
Arch Aluminum, Tamarac, Fla.
United States Aluminum, Waxachie, Texas
YKK America, Atlanta, Ga.

Sunrooms and Related Products
Gammans Architectural Products, Newman, Ga.
TRACO/Skytech, Cranberry Township, Pa.

Tools and Supplies
CR Laurence Co. Inc., Los Angeles, Ca.
Groves Inc., McHenry, Ill.
Sommer & Maca Industries Inc., Cicero, Ill.

Trucks and Transportation
F. Barkow Inc., Milwaukee, Wis.
Unruh Fab Inc., Sedgwick, Kan.
AAA Cooper, Dothan, Ga.

Window Film
3M, St. Paul, Minn.
PFilms Inc., Martinsville, Va.
Film Technologies International Inc., St. Petersburg, Fla.

Windows/Window Systems
Graham Architectural Products, York, Pa.
Moduline Window Systems, Wausau, Wis.
Wausau Window and Wall Systems, Wausau, Wis.


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