Window and Door March/April 2012 : Page 70

➤ SPECIAL FEATURE —Top 100 Manufacturers 2012 2011, MGM developed the first all-vinyl four panel sliding patio door, in which all the panels slide in individual tracks and slide to either side, executives note. Founded in 1965 as a manufacturer of jalousie and storm windows, MGM has grown into a vertically-integrated manufacturer, the Tennessee company serves wholesale distributors and independent lumber dealers in the East, Midwest and South. MIDWAY WINDOWS & DOORS Headquarters: Chicago, Ill. Employees: 145 Website: www. Product lines: Vinyl windows and patio doors for both the new construction and replacement markets. General information: Beginning operations in 1964, Midway operates from a 100,000-square-foot plant serving eight Midwestern states. A founding member of the American Window Alliance, the company offers the Alliance brand window lines. Midway sells through one-and two-step distribution, as well as to contractor-oriented lumber yards. MOSS SUPPLY CO.* Headquarters: Charlotte, N.C. Employees: 310 Website: Product lines: Vinyl windows and patio doors for replacement and new construction. Impact products. General information: Moss Supply Company serves nearly 800 dealers from Maryland to Texas, including lumberyards, building material dealers, sash and door distributors, home improvement dealers and modular home manufacturers. The 57-year-old company continues to operate approximately 500,000-square-feet of manufacturing and distribution space, with operations in Charlotte and Raleigh, N.C., Cartersville, Ga., and Ashland, Va., as well as Mayfair Windows & Doors in Lafayette, La. In 2011, Moss expanded its product line with the Series 6000/6300, offered in single and double hung models, and in new construction and replacement versions. The company also brought in new leadership, with the appointment of Ralph Wearsch as president and Greg Smith as CFO. NT WINDOW INC.* Headquarters: Fort Worth, Texas Employees: 110 Web site: Product Lines: Vinyl and aluminum windows and doors General Information: Offering a variety of product lines for the residential remodeling and light commercial Although it makes products incorporating the latest technology, Mathews Brothers continues to produce putty-glazed sash for historic applications. of the DOE’s R-5 program. After supplying product through distribution and its own retail businesses for many years, the manufacturer closed down its retail locations two years ago to focus on sales to distributors. With the change, the company has expanded its market, and now services all of New England, and the Hudson River valley in New York State. In addition to gearing up for its new R-5 product line, the company also added on capacity by installing a third IG line, tripled its argon filling capacity, and added a new bending machine in recent years. In 2011, Mathews Brothers hosted U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe for a visit to its factory, as well as Maine Governor Paul LePage. The manufacturer was also recognized with OSHA’s Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) designation for its efforts in providing a safe and healthy work environment. MGM INDUSTRIES Headquarters: Hendersonville, Tenn. Employees: 200+ Website: Product lines: Vinyl windows and patio doors, including new construction, replacement and impact products. General information: With more than 400,000 square feet in manufacturing facilities and eight lines of extrusion equipment, MGM produces Southern Rose windows and doors for new construction, the WindStrong line for high design pressure performance and impact, the Sienna replacement product line. In recent years, the company has added automated equipment to offer painted vinyl windows and doors, including the Southern Rose 8010 Series and 8017 Series double hung windows, each positioned as an alternative to clad-wood windows. In 70 | Window & Door | March/April 2012

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