Window and Door March/April 2012 : Page 72

➤ SPECIAL FEATURE —Top 100 Manufacturers 2012 industries, its products are sold both through both distributors and direct dealers. Family-owned and -operated since 1982, the Texas-based company serves the replacement market throughout the Southern U.S., including Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, and Louisiana. OKNA WINDOWS & DOORS Headquarters: Bristol, Pa. Employees: 130 Website: Product lines: Vinyl and composite windows and doors General information: Started by two Polish immigrants in 1994, Okna has focused on producing vinyl and composite replacement and new construction windows and doors offering low U-values and air infiltration ratings. The manufacturer’s products are available through a select dealer network in New England, the Mid-Atlantic states and as far West as Illinois. The company operates out of two manufacturing facilities, occupying more than 100,000 square feet, in Bristol, Pa. PARAMOUNT WINDOWS CORP. Headquarters: Tempe, Ariz. Employees: 200+ Website: Product lines: Residential and commercial sunrooms, solariums and conservatories. Retractable and window and door awnings. Replacement windows. Solar shades. General information: A new entry to the Top 100 this year, Paramount Windows manufactures and supplies aluminum and vinyl windows and doors to approximately 65 percent of the tract home business in the Phoenix and Tucson metro areas, it reports, as well as distributing products through select dealers across the Southwestern states. A sister company, Builders Accessories Inc., manufactures specialty windows and has nationwide distribution, and Paramount Windows also extends its reach across the country through several multi-family and apartment projects every year. Paramount also supplies bath and shower packs to large productions builders in the Valley of the Sun, as well as operating commercial, custom luxury, dealer and retrofit window sales divisions. PUBLIC SUPPLY CO. Headquarters: Oklahoma City, Okla. Employees: 105 Website: Product lines: Aluminum and vinyl windows and doors. General information: The manufacturer of its own line of Diamond Windows & Doors, Public Supply was founded in Oklahoma City in 1946 by two brothers, Ralph and Calvin Wright. After three generations, the company is one of the largest construction industry firms in Oklahoma supplying windows and doors to the residential and commercial markets. With offices in Oklahoma City and Tulsa, it distributes Eagle and Windsor wood windows and doors, Silver Line vinyl windows and doors, and Castlegate and Masonite door systems. SEAWAY MANUFACTURING CORP. Headquarters: Erie, Pa. Employees: 120 Website: Product lines: The Seaway Signature, Ovation, Encore and Accolate lines of vinyl replacement windows. Encore and Prima Vista sliding patio doors; EntryPride steel entry doors; and storm Windows and Doors. GrandView sunrooms and BetterView patio rooms; General information: The 50-year-old company serves dealers in 20 states covering much of the Eastern half of the country. Seaway focuses on offering installer-friendly, feature-rich vinyl replacement windows, as well as steel and fiberglass entry doors, in a variety of colors and styles. The company also produces sunrooms The entry to Seaway’s said to provide both operations in Erie, Pa. flexibility and elegant design options. The manufacturer Paramount’s manufacturing facility Tempe, Ariz. 72 | Window & Door | March/April 2012

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