Window and Door March/April 2012 : Page 68

➤ SPECIAL FEATURE —Top 100 Manufacturers 2012 improvement, replacement, commercial and custom-home builder markets in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma and New Mexico. Based in Dallas, the company also distributes products through branch locations in Houston, San Antonio, Lubbock and Oklahoma City. The company recently added a new thermally-broken aluminum casement and awning line. This year marks Don Young’s first entry into the Window & Door Top 100. GERKIN WINDOWS & DOORS Headquarters: S. Sioux City, Neb. Employees: 165 Website: www.gerkin.com Product lines: Commercial aluminum windows, vinyl windows and patio doors. Storm doors. General information: Gerkin operates a 165,000-square-foot plant built in 2004. Recently, it has invested in a significant amount of new equipment dedicated to its Comfort Series vinyl windows, including new fabrication centers for its casement and double-hung products. Founded in 1932, the company also produces the Rhino Series commercial windows, as well as the Classic, Uniquely Yours and Cabrio line of storm doors. GILKEY WINDOW CO. Headquarters: Cincinnati, Ohio Employees: 150 Website: www.gilkey.com Product lines: Vinyl windows and patio doors. Entry doors General information: The manufacturer and installer of window and door products has a plant and showroom facilities in Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Louisville and Lexington, Ky.; and Chicago. In 2009, it became a distributor of Kolbe windows and doors. It also recently HAYFIELD WINDOW & DOOR CO. Headquarters: Hayfield, Minn. Employees: 120 Website: www.hayfieldwindow.com Product lines: Vinyl-and vinyl-clad wood windows for new construction and replacement General information: Hayfield Windows has been manufacturing windows since 1951. Operating out of a 185,000-square-foot plant, it sells its products through lumber yards and distributors. The company also operates Richlin Windows, as a separate division offering high-performance replacement windows through authorized dealers. Both lines are marketed throughout the Midwest. INLINE FIBERGLASS LTD. Headquarters: Toronto, Ontario, Canada Employees: 150 Website: www.inlinefiberglass.com Product lines: Fiberglass windows and doors, fiberglass window reinforcements for aluminum and vinyl windows and architectural custom profiles. General information: Operating from two locations with 175,000 square feet of manufacturing space, the company supplies all-fiberglass window and door products used in residential (both new construction and retrofit) and commercial projects, supplying fabricators, contractors and builders. Inline began operations in 1978, first focused on aluminum and switched fully to fiberglass in 1992. Being vertically integrated, Inline also supplies its energy efficient fiberglass windows lineals, as well as technology and equipment, domestically and internationally to manufacturers and fabricators. Last year, the manufacturer launched the Eternity Series all fiberglass double hung window designed to offer both beauty and high performance. MATHEWS BROTHERS CO. Headquarters: Belfast, Maine Employees: 130 Website: www.mathewsbrothers.com Product lines: Putty-glazed wood windows; historic restoration wood windows; new construction and replacement PVC windows and patio doors; composite/acrylic windows; and Fusion-Core (R-5) PVC replacement windows. General information: More than 155 years old, Mathews Brothers says it is America’s oldest window manufacturer. The family-owned company offers an extensive array of products, ranging from traditional wood windows to composite products and its most recent product line, rolled out in 2011, which features EnergyCore technology from Mikron to exceed the performance requirements Gilkey’s headquarters and manufacturing plant in Cincinnati added became a distributor of Unilux window and doors made in Germany, and launched its own Intelligence line of commercial vinyl products. Gilkey ranked 26th on the 2011 Replacement 100 list of the largest replacement contractors with estimated 2011 revenues of $18.5 million. 68 | Window & Door | March/April 2012

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