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Volume 28, Issue 2 - March/April 2014

The Top 20
Architects’ Guide to Glass & Metal Magazine Brings You the Nation’s Biggest Contract Glaziers

For much of the construction industry, including contract glaziers, 2013 was a good year. Many companies have experienced growth and are generally optimistic about what’s to come, with both 2014 and 2015 looking to do well. Take a look at the Architects’ Guide to Glass & Metal magazine’s listing of the nation’s top contract glazing companies and you can see for yourself how companies fared. The information listed in this section is derived from a number of sources, including submissions from the companies themselves, industry interviews, as well as our own estimates. Annual sales listed include volume for both commercial and residential work only. The backlog change refers to the increases or decreases in reserved projects from 2012 to 2013. This is included only when provided by the company. When not available, annual commercial sales were estimated.*

#1 Permasteelisa North America Corp. Windsor, Conn. www.permasteelisagroup.com
President/CEO: Claudio Daniele, chief operating officer
Years in business: 23
Number of employees: 1000+; 6 U.S., 47 International
2013 annual sales: $202 million*

#2 Harmon, Inc. Bloomington, Minn. www.harmoninc.com
President/CEO: Brad Austin
Years in business: 59
Number of employees: 560
Locations: 14
% commercial work: 100
2013 annual commercial sales: $197 million
Backlog change: Increased

#3 Walters & Wolf Fremont, Calif. www.waltersandwolf.com
President/CEO: Randy Wolf
Years in business: 36
Number of employees: 506
Locations: 5
2013 annual commercial sales: $178.9 million

#4 Enclos Corp. Eagan, Minn. www.enclos.com
President/CEO: Gregg Sage
Years in business: 37
Number of employees: 400
Locations: 16
% commercial work: 80
% residential work: 20
2013 annual commercial sales: $173.4 million
Backlog change: Decreased 4%

#5 W&W Glass LLC Nanuet, N.Y. www.wwglass.com
Managing partners: Jeff Haber, Mike Haber, Scott Haber and Howard Haber
Years in business: 36
Number of employees: 175
Locations: 1
% commercial work: 100
2013 annual commercial sales: $100 million
Backlog change: Increased 25%

#6 Gamma North America (formerly Gamma Windows and Walls International Inc.) Concord, Ontario www.gammainternational.org
President/CEO: Jim Mitchell
Years in business: 40+
Number of employees: 460
Locations: 8
% commercial work: 100
2013 annual sales: $89.5 million
Backlog change: Increased 25%

#7 Architectural Glass & Aluminum Livermore, Calif. www.aga-ca.com
President/CEO: John Buckler
Years in business: 42
Number of employees: 200
Locations: 3
% commercial work: 100
2013 annual commercial sales: $82 million
Backlog change: Increased 38%

#8 Karas & Karas Glass Co. Boston, Mass. www.karasglass.com
President/CEO: Joseph Karas
Years in business: 90
Number of employees: 91
Locations: 2
% commercial work: 100
2013 annual sales: $52.6 million
Backlog change: Increased 7.4%

#9 Massey’s Plate Glass and Aluminum Inc. Branford, Conn. www.masseysglass.com
President/CEO: Robert J. Massey Jr., president
Years in business: 41
Number of employees: 125+
Locations: 3
% commercial work: 100
2013 annual commercial sales: $52 million
Backlog change: Increased

#10 TSI / Exterior Wall Systems Inc. Upper Marlboro, Md. www.tsicorporations.com
President/CEO: Victor Cornellier
Years in business: 37
Number of employees: 105
Locations: 1
% commercial work: 85
% residential work: 15
2013 annual sales: $50.4 million
Backlog change: Increased 3%

#11 seele Inc. New York, N.Y. www.seele.com
President/CEO: Christoph Unmann
Years in business: 13
Number of employees: 40
Locations: 2
% commercial work: 100
2013 annual commercial sales: $45 million
Backlog change: Decreased 48%

#12 Admiral Glass & Mirror Houston, Texas www.admiralglass.net
Sr. Exec. Vice President: Roger Putz
Years in business: 30
Number of employees: 325
Locations: 2
2013 annual sales: $46 million*

#13 Architectural Wall Systems Co. West Des Moines, Iowa www.archwall.com
President/CEO: Mike Cunningham
Years in business: 22
Number of employees: 130
Number of locations: 2
2013 annual commercial sales: $44 million

#14 Crown Corr Inc. Gary, Ind. www.crowncorr.com
President/CEO: Rich Pellar
Years in business: 54
Number of employees: 150
Locations: 3
% commercial work: 100
2013 annual commercial sales: $37 million
Backlog change: Increased 15%

#15 Ajay Glass Co. Canandaigua, N.Y. www.ajayglass.net
President/CEO: Steve Stathopoulos, president Demetrios Stathopoulos, CEO
Years in business: 55
Number of employees: 130
Locations: 2
% commercial work: 100
2013 annual sales: $35.5 million
Backlog change: Increased 1%

#16 SPS Corp. Apex, N.C. www.spscorporation.com
President/CEO: Mike Russo, president/CEO Christopher J. Craney, owner/CFO
Years in business: 32
Number of employees: 104
Locations: 2
2013 annual sales: $30 million
Backlog change: Decreased 15%

#17 National Enclosure Company LLC Pontiac, Mich. www.nationalenclosure.com
President/CEO: David Sauld, president
Years in business: 4.5
Number of employees: 100
Locations: 4
% commercial work: 100
2013 annual sales: $29.9 million
Backlog change: Decreased 27%

#18 Cherry Hill Glass Co. Inc. Branford, Conn. www.cherryhillglass.com
President/CEO: Kevin O’Neill, president
Years in business: 23
Number of employees: 85
Locations: 2
% commercial work: 95
% residential work: 5
2013 total annual sales: $31 million
Backlog change: Increased 5%

#19 Heinaman Contract Glazing Lake Forest, Calif. www.heinaman.net
President/CEO: John Heinaman, chairman/CEO Tom Howhannesian, president
Years in business: 26
Number of employees: 90
Locations: 2
2013 annual sales: $30 million*

#20 - TIE
Progress Glass San Francisco, Calif. www.progressglass.com
President/CEO: Tom Burkard
Years in business: 75
Number of employees: 105
Locations: 2
% commercial work: 80
% residential work: 20
2013 annual sales: $26 million
Backlog change: Decreased 20%

Champion Metal & Glass Inc. Hauppauge, N.Y. www.championmetalglass.com
President/CEO: Ali Ghahremani
Years in business: 20
Number of employees: 124
Locations: 1

 

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