Window and Door March/April 2012 : Page 56

³ SPECIAL FEATURE —Top 100 Manufacturers 2012 WINCORE WINDOWS & DOORS Headquarters: Parkersburg, W.Va. Employees: 300 Website: Product lines: Vinyl windows, patio doors, fiberglass entry doors General information: Beginning with the assembly of vinyl windows in 1989, Fenplast is now a vertically integrated manufacturer that first started extruding its own vinyl in the early 1990s. In mid-2000, the company began producing its own IG units using the Super Spacer system. It recently moved into a new 250, 000-square-foot facility to regroup all of its activities in one location. The company sells its products to dealers in eastern Canada. LINCOLN WOOD PRODUCTS INC. Headquarters: Merrill, Wis. Employees: 325 Websites: www.lincolnwindows. com, Product lines: Wood and vinyl windows and doors General information: Lincoln Wood Products was founded in 1947 by Carl and Jane Bierman. Based in Merrill, Wis., the privately-owned company manufactures wood windows and patio doors for new construction, remodeling and light commercial projects. In 1994, the Biermans formed a sister company, Timeline Vinyl Products, to offer an upscale vinyl window and patio door product line. The two companies occupy four plants Glass operations at Wincore in West Virginia. General information: The vinyl window manufacturer was started in 2007 after Fortune Brands purchased Simonton Windows by a group of former Simonton executives. Growing rapidly in the years since, Wincore currently services east of the Rockies with one-week lead times. $40 Million to $50 Million ANLIN WINDOW SYSTEMS* Headquarters: Clovis, Calif. Employees: 250 Website: Product lines: Vinyl windows and doors General information: Focusing on the replacement market, Anlin Industries has been manufacturing vinyl windows and doors since 1990. It operates 200,000 square feet of manufacturing space equipped with three state-of-the-art IG lines, a tempering furnace and automated V-grooving equipment. Serving customers in California and Arizona, Anlin recently added a fiberglass entry door line. FENPLAST INC. Headquarters: Candiac, Quebec, Canada Employees: 250 Website: Product lines: Vinyl windows, new vinyl sliding door and steel entry doors 56 | Window & Door | March/April 2012 After getting struck by a tornado in April, Lincoln rebuilt the facility housing its corporate offices and final assembly operations, holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony in August. totaling more than 500,000 square feet of manufactur-ing space, marketing its products through a network of more than 400 independent distributors throughout the U.S. and Canada. Last year brought challenges and heartbreak to the company in the form of a tornado heavily damaging the main corporate offices and final assembly plant and the passing of Jane Bierman. Recov-ery from both was attributed to the strong foundation the Biermans established over the past 65 years and the dedicated work ethic of all the employees. Today, the company is stronger and more focused in part to the challenges overcome in the past year, officials report. *Sales information not confirmed by company

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