Expo Floor – DAY 1 – 8 AIA CEUS
at LA GRAND HOTEL DOWNTOWN

Meet with industry-leading manufacturers of every possible exteriors product.

Over sixty companies from cladding, glazing, framing + facade systems, to advanced materials and service sectors will be on hand to field questions and demo products for all of your project needs.

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The Architect’s Newspaper serves up news and inside reports to a niche community of architects, designers, engineers, landscape architects, lighting designers, interior designers, academics, developers, contractors, and other parties interested in the built urban environment. The Architect’s Newspaper delivers quality news and cultural reporting through print, web, blog, newsletter, or Twitter—all the news you want, in all the ways you want to get it. If you care about architecture and design, join our community and get in the know.

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG glass) is the largest glass producer in North America. Vitro Glass is primarily focused on commercial and residential construction markets and produces industry-leading glass brands such as Solarban® solar control low-e glass, Sungate® passive low-e glass and StarphireUltra-Clear™ glass. Learn more at www.vitroglazings.com.

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Driven by a desire to serve our customers, YKK AP America offers market-driven products backed by world-class technology and a dedication to be the very best at what we do. Consistent with the philosophies and principles of the global YKK Group, we combine engineering, innovative system designs, and vertically integrated manufacturing processes to provide fenestration systems at the highest level of quality and at a competitive price.

Committed to protecting the environment and the communities in which we operate, the Dublin, Georgia manufacturing center has achieved ISO 14001 status recognizing our advanced environmental management systems for recycling and the conservation of natural resources

Gold Sponsors

Neolith, a Sintered Compact Surface, is a revolutionary new product category pioneered by TheSize to effectively respond to the most demanding architectural and interior design needs. Designed and produced in Spain, Neolith is a 100% natural product with extraordinary technical characteristics that make it an ideal material for exterior and interior applications.

Sponsors

We recognize the critical role design plays in every phase of the product development process—from ideas to solutions to disposal. This holistic approach and integrated thinking allows us to create meaningful brand experiences. The end result unites quality with purpose to create design solutions that are beautiful, functional, and help improve people’s lives everywhere.

AGNORA is a CUSTOMER SERVICE COMPANY that fabricates the largest architectural glass in North America. Our 280,000 square foot production facility functions as a custom fabrication shop providing glass to a variety of cultural, residential, commercial and retail projects. Watch the video for a tour of our world-class facility & be inspired by some of our favorite projects.

Since AGROB BUCHTAL began manufacturing ceramic tile in 1755, we’ve been a leader in next-generation architectural ceramics. In the 1930’s we introduced non-slip ceramics, today we offer hydrophilic, self-cleaning ceramics for interior and exterior applications. Architects worldwide appreciate our ceramic products, customization options, and comprehensive Architects’ Services.

We’re a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals. We bring color to walls. Help protect the buildings you go in every day. We’re in your mobile devices, the cars and roads that move you around and are an essential part of the products that keep you healthy We supply innovative and sustainable paints, coatings and specialty chemicals to customers around the world. As well as offering key functionalities, our products also play a vital role in the manufacturing process in many industries.

ABET Laminati is the global manufacturer of MEG exterior rainscreen panels. With over 90 choices ranging from neutral tones to bold colors and a variety of textured finishes, including woodgrain, metallic and concrete, MEG offers a broad palette to suit your design needs. Visit us at megwallpanels.com.

Alumil NA, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Swiss based Alumil International. Alumil’s high performing/energy efficient window and curtain wall systems are installed in notable NYC projects including GOOGLE’s headquarters, 158 Madison, 60 Water and 150 Charles. Alumil is a solutions driven manufacturer focused on collaborating with the design team.

Axalta Coating Systems is a leading global company focused 100% on coatings. Our goal is to provide customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable solutions. On every surface they touch, our coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable the materials we coat to last longer.

Boston Valley Terra Cotta is recognized as an innovative manufacturer of architectural ceramics, producing architectural terra cotta, roof tile and the only U.S. manufactured rain screen system, TerraClad™. BVTC has collaborated on numerous R&D initiatives with visiting artists, scientists, and architects, participating in construction projects from design development to completion.

Clark Pacific designs, manufactures and constructs prefabricated building and facade systems, bridging the gap between construction and manufacturing. We provide building owners and design teams greater schedule and cost certainty, cleaner and safer job sites, higher quality systems and more resilient structures than conventional construction.

Corian® for exterior cladding brings personality to virtually any type of environment, enhancing and facilitating the lives of those who use and enjoy its unique potential. It can be crafted into almost any shape, for any place, for any purpose, and is available in a wide range of colors, offering you the freedom to design, explore, and create. Long-lasting, durable, and elegant, Corian® exterior cladding panels have a three-dimensional formability that has been liberating inventive and artistic minds for over 40 years.

Today, we are the leading supplier and manufacturer of products to the glass and glazing industry. We design, engineer, and manufacture a wide range of architectural hardware, including commercial and residential architectural railings, hardware for “all-glass” commercial entrances, transaction hardware, and frameless shower door hardware. Our U.S. Aluminum Division manufactures and supplies a complete range of products for commercial, institutional, retail, and government buildings. The extensive product range includes storefronts, entrance doors, windows, window walls, curtain walls, and sun control systems. We also manufacture a selection of quality windows for trucks and vans. More than one million square feet of space is dedicated to CRL’s manufacturing and supply operations in Los Angeles.

Eastman is a leading specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of products including Saflex® & Vanceva® laminated glass interlayers that enhance glass in terms of safety, security, strength, style (color), solar and sound control. To help ensure projects meet stringent glazing requirements, we also provide expert technical support in the design phase.

We are Germany’s leading natural stone company, specializing in the quarrying and production of Jura limestone. The stone is suited for facades and exterior paving in any climate and interior flooring. Our manufacturing plant is one the most modern stone processing facilities in Europe delivering complex natural stone projects worldwide.

Since 1925, the global architecture and commercial design communities have relied upon on our expertise in delivering customized solutions. From concept to installation, we believe in an efficient, design-to-build process that utilizes collaborative project engineering to anticipate and exceed your metal fabric needs.

At Glasswerks, we offer full-service custom glass fabrication services, producing a comprehensive range of architectural and other custom glass products. Our custom glass fabrication capabilities include a wide range of edge beveling, tempered glass cutting, sandblasting, grooving, and much more. We have all of the world-class machinery and highly-experienced custom glass fabricators needed to create the exact product you need with the utmost quality, precision, and reliability.

Guardian SunGuard Advanced Architectural Glass and Glass Analytics tools provide facade solutions that allow architects and designers to explore all the aesthetic and functional possibilities of building with light while meeting increasingly complex energy, daylighting, LEED and performance requirements. New SunGuard SNX 51/23 glass offers an industry-leading combination of high visible light and low solar heat gain.

Hilti offers products, systems and solutions for every application on the jobsite. Whether our customers work in construction, civil engineering, energy, mechanical, electrical, steel and metal, or interior finishing, Hilti is here to help them build a better future. Hilti products and systems include powder-actuated fastening, drilling and demolition, diamond coring and cutting, measuring, firestop, screw fastening, adhesive and mechanical anchoring, and strut and hanger systems. And that’s only the beginning. Every Hilti product and system is backed with research, training, software, service and support.

Hydro delivers customized aluminum extrusions for your own building systems as well as complete branded systems for the building envelope. Our Sapa, Technal and Wicona brands develop and manufacture complete systems, while our local manufacturing plants produce the architectural extrusions that fit your own systems.

Metl-Span delivers high-quality, durable and energy-efficient insulated metal panels designed for unparalleled performance to stand the test of time. Founded in 1968, Metl-Span provides insulated metal panels and building materials to the commercial, industrial and cold storage industries. For more information on Metl-Span products, call 877-585- 9969 or visit metlspan.com.

Intertek’s Building & Construction business is the most comprehensive provider of consulting, testing, inspection, and certification to the building products and construction project industry in the world.

Kawneer offers architectural aluminum building products and systems for the commercial construction industry. From thermal efficiency and sustainability to hurricane and blast resistance, we offer a dynamic range of innovative, high-performing products/systems for renovation and new construction. Kawneer’s comprehensive product portfolio includes entrances, framing systems, windows and curtain wall systems.

Today at Kinestral, we’re transforming glass into responsive, intelligent, beautiful architectural elements that transition from clear to tinted to dark, automatically or on command. We’re transforming architecture and design by offering a much more versatile architectural element for windows, skylights and walls. We’re transforming buildings, homes – and eventually cities – to be more sustainable, efficient, and beautiful. Most importantly, we like to think that we’re transforming lives by giving people unprecedented comfort and control of their indoor environments and more connection with the outside world, while creating inspiring spaces for living and working.

Móz designs and fabricates architectural metal sheets, columns, walls, and ceilings elements for commercial, hospitality, and entertainment markets. Móz redefines metal surfacing materials to create unique installations from large-scale exteriors to easy-to-assemble interior products and surface applications. Móz’s innovative products, solutions, and dedication to customer service help you achieve your vision.

North Glass is the industry’s strongest and largest glass deep-processing equipment R & D and manufacturing enterprises. Its leading flat glass production products have ranked first in the world for 14 consecutive years. Its independent development of the Low-E coating production line has become a global leader in the coating industry.

Owens Corning® Enclosure Solutions deliver one of the largest portfolios of commercial insulation products for walls, roofs and below-grade foundations, covering a range of construction types with customizable components you can select to fit the needs of your project. Best of all, it’s backed by the expert advisors and technical resources of Owens Corning.

Palagio Engineering is a company founded over 40 years ago that has evolved believing in the Florentine artisan tradition of terracotta without sacrificing technological innovations to combine quality, durability and beauty. Our goal is to provide a quality service, punctual on time and with definite costs to give customers and designers, the tranquility to concentrate on their work in complete freedom.

Panelite develops innovative, energy-efficient materials for architecture. We pioneered the translucent honeycomb panel in 1998 and continue to develop products that are both beautiful and high-performance, engineered to conserve energy and resources.
Interior applications: partitions, doors, ceilings, furniture. Exterior solutions: clerestories, curtain walls, skylights and roof glazing.

The POHL Group is a family-owned business with an 160-year-old tradition. The combination of tradition, high quality and innovative thinking is the foundation of becoming an expert in metal handicraft. Today the POHL Group is one of the worldwide leading addresses for planning, technical construction as well as producing ventilated and insulated curtain walls.

Today, ventilated facades are considered to be the most advanced, effective and safest means of installing ceramic tiles on facades, providing buildings with aesthetic, technical and environmental benefits. Porcelanosa offers technical assistance throughout your entire project, from the design stage through to construction. We offer a multidisciplinary team comprising architects, engineers, CAD experts and tile specialists.

For over 50 years, PPG has pushed the limits of what’s possible in architectural metal coatings. What started with the revolutionary DURANAR® coatings in 1967 has grown to include advances like infrared-reflective pigments and customizable powder coatings, innovations that are more versatile, architect-friendly and environmentally compatible than ever before.

Pure + Freeform is an architectural metal design studio specializing in bespoke finishes and cladding products for exterior and interior applications. Our superior Lumiflon resin outperforms the competition, allowing each finish to maintain its gloss and color, and our panels can be fabricated on-site or in the fabricator’s shop. We work closely with each project’s design team to produce site-specific finishes and systems for various metal cladding applications. Our vision as a manufacturer is to contribute in creating destinations recognized globally for their inspiring, contextual, purposeful designs.

Rigidized® Metals Corporation has led the world in the development and production of deep-textured, three dimensional metals used in architectural, industrial and transportation applications. Rigidized® Metals products are known for their attractive, economical and functional appeal. The Rigidized® Metals deep-texturing process adds strength, impact resistance and the ability to hide scratches. It also allows for down-gauging, resulting in lighter, longer lasting products and reduced maintenance costs.

SageGlass® is advanced dynamic glass that can be electronically tinted or cleared to optimize daylight and improve the human experience in buildings. SageGlass enables you to control sunlight and glare without shades or blinds, maintaining your view and connection to the outdoors and significantly reducing energy consumption.

sedak gmbh & co. kg, based in gersthofen in southern germany, is a premium manufacturer of superior quality oversize insulating and safety glazing. our maximum formats are not only visually impressive, their economics are amazing, too. since large panes are far superior to small ones, they save on elaborate framing and long erection times and, in the final analysis, they save costs.

Shildan is the leading supplier of terracotta rainscreen and sunscreen products for iconic and energy efficient building faҫades. Shildan introduced Terracotta Rainscreen to the US market 15 years ago and has completed 300 institutional projects. Shildan is a solutions company. Our experienced technical sales team offers early design guidance to architects, engineers & owners, design build services and technical assistance. Shildan specializes in designing and engineering systems to meet the needs of today’s high performing facades.

Specified Technologies Inc. (STI) is a leading manufacturer of innovative firestop solutions designed to stop the spread of fire, smoke and toxic fumes. With over 1,300 UL® Classified systems, STI specializes in cutting edge perimeter fire containment systems including backpan designs, flush and reduced sill heights, and connection protection.

SWISSPEARL is the leading European manufacturer of cement composite façades for quality, high-end architecture. As the world leader in coloration technology and facade knowledge, our cement panels offer a wide range of products, aspects and colors specially designed to meet architects’ needs for superior rainscreen cladding applications.

Eide is one of the most respected names in the shade structure industry, and we are proud to be owned and operated in the United States.  We recommend and use only the highest quality Facid hardware, textile fabrics, and digital graphics products to integrate with your projects.

TerraCORE Panels provides interior and exterior honeycomb-backed panels ranging from natural stone, porcelain and PVDF aluminum, offering a lightweight design and increased speed of installation in comparison to conventional cladding systems. TerraCORE’s honeycomb-backed stone panels serve as excellent replacements for heavy dimensional materials traditionally used for cladding, cornices or columns.

Tremco is North America’s leading supplier of building envelope solutions for managing air, moisture and thermal transmission. Glazing systems incorporate high-performance silicone sealants, rubber extrusions, gaskets, tapes and setting blocks. Along with compatible air/vapor barriers and window-to-wall transitions, Tremco systems help ensure continuity and meet challenging design and performance criteria.

The Trosifol® PVB Division of Kuraray offers the widest portfolio of laminated glass interlayers on the market today.  This presentation introduces the Trosifol® ultra-clear, acoustic, and colored PVB interlayers and stiff ionoplast interlayers  that provide safety, sound control, decorative, structural and security benefits. As part of the presentation, we will show the post-breakage performance of laminated glass with a live impact demonstration.

Valspar has been a leader in the art and science of coatings for over 200 years. Our factory applied Fluropon 70% PVDF metal coatings have a full palette of field-proven, high-performance, architectural finishes that will help you achieve any design while meeting the industry’s toughest standards, including AAMA 2605.

Walter P Moore is an international company of engineers, architects, innovators, and creative people who solve some of the world’s most complex structural and infrastructure challenges. Providing structural, diagnostics, civil, traffic, parking, transportation, enclosure, and construction engineering services. We design solutions that are cost- and resource-efficient, forward-thinking, and help support and shape communities worldwide. Founded in 1931 and headquartered in Houston, Texas, our 600+ professionals work across 18 U.S. offices and five international locations.

WindowMaster was founded in 1990. Its founding vision is to create better buildings that have plenty of fresh air and excellent and safe indoor climates. The company employs around 140 people in Denmark, Germany, England, Switzerland, Norway and US and works with an extensive network of certified partners around the world.
We supply sustainable indoor climate solution systems for all types of buildings and our solutions are based on natural forces – natural ventilation.

Since 1897 and across four generations, the family-owned business of A. Zahner Company has produced highly crafted architectural metalwork for artists and architects around the globe. Throughout the company’s history, employees at Zahner have developed advanced metal surfaces and systems for both functional and ornamental architectural forms.

Industry Partners

  • AIA LA
  • AIA Long Beach/ South Bay
  • American Institute of Architects Pasadena & Foothill
  • AIA SF
  • ABAA
  • ABAA
  • CE Strong
  • morphosis
  • Tech Plus

LA Grand Hotel Downtown

Location

The L.A. Hotel Downtown
The L.A. Hotel Downtown
333 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071