Volume 36, Issue 9, September 2001
The Tribe Has Spoken
USGlass Readers Cast Their Votes in the
Fifth Annual Readers Choice Awards
For the fifth consecutive year, the readers of USGlass have cast their votes for their favorite supplier 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. Below are the companies who emerged as leaders in their respective categories.
3M Company, St. Paul, Minn.
Dow Corning, Midland, Mich.
CMI Architectural, Minneapolis
Copper Sales, Anoka, Minn.
Petersen Aluminum, Elk Grove, Ill.
Dell Computers, Round Rock, Texas
Karas & Karas, Boston, Mass.
Kawneer Co. Inc., Norcross, Ga.
Vistawall Architectural Products, Terrell, Texas
Decorative, Sandblasted, Etched, Stained, etc.
Glastar Corp., Chatsworth, Calif.
Cline Aluminum Doors, Bradenton, Fla.
Equipment and Machinery, Large
CMS North America/Brembana, Caledonia, Mich.
Wegoma Inc., Twinsburg, Ohio
Z Bavelloni, Bregnano, Italy
Equipment and Machinery, Small
DeGorter Inc., Monroe, N.C.
Precision Glass Bending, Greenwood, Ark.
Spec-Temp Inc., Antwerp, Ohio
Gardner Glass Products, North Wilkesboro, N.C.
VVP/Binswanger, Memphis, Tenn.
AFG Industries, Kingsport, Tenn.
Guardian Industries, Auburn Hills, Mich.
PPG Industries, Pittsburgh
Nathan Allan Glass Studios, British Columbia, Canada
Glass, Handling Equipment
Billco Manufacturing, Zelienople, Pa.
Binswanger, Memphis, Tenn.
Omaha Wholesale Hardware, Omaha, Neb.
Replacement Hardware Manufacturing Inc., Hialeah, Fla.
IG and Related Products
Pilkington, Toledo, Ohio
Viracon, Owatonna, Minn.
Andscott, Franklin Park, Ill.
GlasSource, Grand Haven,Mich.
Gunther Mirror Mastics, South Bend, Ind.
Palmer Mirro-Mastics, Louisville, Ky.
Linetec, Wausau, Wis.
Plastics and Acrylics
Commercial Plastics, Boca Raton, Fla.
Sheffield Plastics Inc., Sheffield, Mass.
Skylights and Overhead Glazing Systems
E-Skylight.com Inc., Waterboro, Maine
Wasco Products Inc., Sanford, Maine
GDS Storefront Estimating, San Diego
Quest Software, St. Johns, Mich.
AFGD Inc., Atlanta
EFCO, Monett, Mo.
Tubelite Inc., Reed City, Mich.
YKK America, Atlanta
Tools and Supplies
C.R. Laurence Co. Inc, Los Angeles
Sommer & Maca Industries, Cicero, Ill.
Trucks and Transportation
F Barkow, Milwaukee
CPFilms Inc., Martinsville, Va.
MSC Specialty Films Inc., Clearwater, Fla.
Andersen Corp., Bayport, Minn.
TRACO/Skytech, Cranberry Township, Pa.
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