Window and Door March/April 2012 : Page 66

➤ SPECIAL FEATURE —Top 100 Manufacturers 2012 General information: With corporate offices and manufacturing facilities in Springfield, N.J, the fourth-generation, family-owned and operated company is focused on windows and doors. United supplies specialty dealers, regional and national distributors, independent and national lumberyards, as well as offering a big box product line. Marketing its products throughout New England, the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest and upper Southeastern states, the company also operates service and installation centers in Baltimore, Md., and Columbus, Ohio. Continued investment in manufacturing technology has enabled the company to achieve a low fail-rate of less than one-tenth of a percent, as well as a 99.8 percent on-time and complete customer service record with 6-10 day lead times. Recent initiatives include joining with Deceuninck and JP Industrial in a PVC recycling program. New product lines for 2012 include a new tilt-and-turn window designed for the commercial market. VISTA WINDOW CO. LLC Headquarters: Warren, Ohio Employees: 125 Website: Product lines: Replacement windows and patio doors General information: Vista operates two production facilities in Warren, Ohio, including one dedicated to replacement window manufacturing, and another focused on specialty, exterior color products and patio doors. Vista also has products manufactured for distribution west of the Rocky Mountains and South of the Mason-Dixon line through a joint venture with Simonton VIWINCO INC. Headquarters: Morgantown, Pa. Employees: 210 Website: Product lines: Vinyl new construction and replacement windows and patio doors, including impact-resistant products, geometrics and other complementary styles. General information: Celebrating its 30-year anniversary in 2012, Viwinco is family-owned business operating a 140,000-square-foot manufacturing plant, together with a 30,000-square-foot research and Viwinco now gets much of its electricity from a solar farm adjacent to its manufacturing facility. development facility. Focused on custom made windows and doors delivered in seven days, the Pennsylvania company enhanced the DP ratings of its OceanView impact-resistant windows and patio doors, as well as expanding the line to include sliding, bay and bow windows. The company also introduced a full product line of commercially rated windows last year. To reduce its carbon footprint, Viwinco’s 20-acre campus now receives 40 percent of its electricity from the solar farm adjacent to its manufacturing facility. $15 Million to $30 Million ARMACLAD WINDOWS & DOORS Headquarters: Chicago, Ill. Employees: 100 Website: Product lines: Vinyl replacement windows, residential and commercial fiberglass windows. Acoustical window and doors, vinyl and fiberglass sliding patio doors, high-performance One of Vista’s manufacturing facilities in Ohio. Windows, producing these products in Simonton’s Illinois window plant. Vista was again named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing privately-held companies in 2011, making this the fourth year in a row. 66 | Window & Door | March/April 2012

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