Window and Door March/April 2012 : Page 55

products added an 18,000-square-foot warehouse in 2011 and currently adding a 110,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art paint facility to be completed in 2012. Going into its 63rd year, the company recently introduced a DP-50 rated vinyl product line and impact rated aluminum products. SIMPSON DOOR CO. Headquarters: McCleary, Wash. Employees: 200 Website: Product lines: Wood stile and rail interior and exterior doors. General information: In 2011, Simpson Door rolled out the Nantucket Collection, a new line of exterior doors featuring all wood construction and engineered for du-rability. Established in 1912, the manufacturer of wood stile and-rail doors reports it has a production capacity of approximately 3,000 doors per day, or roughly 720,000 doors per year, at its Washington plant. Simpson reports it can make doors of virtually any size, shape, design or wood species, including custom, one-of-a-kind doors. SUNRISE WINDOWS LTD. Headquarters: Temperance, Mich. Employees: 250 Website: Product lines: High-performance, custom replacement windows and doors distributed under the Sunrise, Van-guard, Verde, Restorations and Essentials brand names. General information: In 2011, Sunrise introduced a new casement and awning line designed to provide both a high level of energy efficiency and aesthetic beauty. Sunrise oper-ates a production facility in Michigan with more than 100,000 square feet of manufacturing space to serve its network of dealers in 35 states. Founded in 1994, the vinyl replacement window manufacturer has consistently focused on offering high-performance products and nu-merous options. Sunrise currently produces five product lines and offers 21 color combinations of four woodgrains and five exterior colors, as well as options like simulated divided lites and SunBlinds mini-blinds between the glass and geometric shapes produced in its own plant. The company attributes continued market growth to being on the leading edge of industry trends, progressive market-ing programs, and advanced retail sales training. Sunrise is partially owned by The Riverside Co., a Cleveland-based private equity firm that acquired a stake in the company from FdG Associates, a New York-based firm, in 2010. THOMPSON CREEK WINDOW CO. Headquarters: Lanham, Md. Employees: 391 Website: Product lines: Vinyl windows and doors, siding and gutters. General information: Founded in 1980, Thompson Creek manufactures and installs vinyl windows, doors, gutter systems and siding, serving the Mid-Atlantic region. Last year saw continued growth, as well as change. Just a few years after moving into an 80,000-square-foot facility in Landover, Md., increasing customer demand required that relocation of corporate offices to provide IG production at Thompson Creek’s plant, which the company expanded last year. more production space. In 2011, the manufacturer moved all corporate and professional offices to a new facility in Lanham, Md., where it also added a new showroom. The company also remodeled its existing manufacturing operations to increase capacity. Thompson Creek ranked number eight on the 2011 Replacement 100 list of the largest replacement contractors with estimated 2011 revenues of $62 million. The magazine also recognized the company with the Replacement Contractor Service Excellence Award. 55

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