Sector: Windows, Doors, and Skylights

Market Overview: Energy efficiency standards and incentives are growing the market for improved performance in the windows, doors, and skylights (WDS) sector. In addition to new construction demands, the Window and Door Manufacturers Association estimates that America’s existing housing stock has nearly one billion single-pane windows—as well as numerous inefficient doors and—that need to be replaced by more efficient options. The WDS replacement market is expected to grow slowly as consumers weigh the benefits of replacement (comfort, aesthetics) against the high up front costs and long payback period when it comes to energy savings. 

Unlike the appliance and HVAC sectors, WDS markets are not dominated by a few large brands. Because windows and doors often are tailored to an area’s local climate, there are still many smaller companies manufacturing and selling to the local or regional market. With the exception of some Canadian manufacturers importing to the United States, several large OEMs that sell products nationally through regional facilities, and a few luxury windows imported from Europe, most WDS products installed in this country are manufactured domestically. The manufacturing of hardware and components like hinges and locks tends to be more globalized, but there are still multiple U.S. suppliers.

Demand for windows from U.S. consumers is forecast to grow at a 4 percent annual growth rate (an increase in production by 7 million units) through 2019.  Vinyl windows have exploded in popularity and account for 60% of all window units nationally.  Wood windows and exterior doors are still requested – especially for custom projects or higher end homes—but they have increasingly lost market share to plastic-, fiberglass-, and metal-based options. These other materials are better able to deliver on qualities such as durability, cost, energy efficiency, and customization, particularly in regards to color and texture.

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Company Location
3B Windows and Doors Inc. Los Angeles, California
3M Corporation Cottage Grove, Minnesota
3M Corporation Knoxville, Iowa
3M Corporation St. Paul, Minnesota
3M Corporation Greenville, South Carolina
3M Corporation Hutchinson, Minnesota
3M Corporation Decatur, Alabama
3M Corporation Nevada, Missouri
A Better Panel Innisfail, Alberta
A&S Window Associates Glendale, New York
ABC Seamless Fargo, North Dakota
Ability Windows Pompano Beach, Florida
Acadia Windows & Doors Baltimore, Maryland
Accsys Technolgies Dallas, Texas
Accurate Dorwin Ltd. Winnipeg, Manitoba
Acker Millwork Company Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Acme Window and Door Hardware LLC Hatfield, Pennsylvania
Acuity Brands Lighting Conyers, Georgia
Advanced Glazings Sydney, Nova Scotia
Advanced Window Corporation Chicago, Illinois
Advanced Window Products Salt Lake City, Utah
Advantage Manufacturing Victor, New York
AG Millworks-Art Glass Etc. Inc. Ventura, California
AGC Glass Company North America Alpharetta, Georgia
AGC Glass Company North America Boardman, Ohio
AGC Glass Company North America Quakertown, Pennsylvania
AGC Glass Company North America Abingdon, Virginia
AGC Glass Company North America Church Hill, Tennessee
AGC Glass Company North America Spring Hill, Kansas
Air Master Windows and Doors Barceloneta, Puerto Rico
Airtite Products LLC Abilene, Texas
AkzoNobel Coatings Warsaw, Indiana
AkzoNobel Coatings Chicago, Illinois
AkzoNobel Coatings Reading, Pennsylvania
AkzoNobel Coatings Columbus, Ohio
AkzoNobel Coatings Salem, Oregon
AkzoNobel Coatings Nashville, Tennessee
AkzoNobel Coatings Springfield, Ohio
Albany Woodworks Tickfaw, Louisiana
ALCO Windows Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
All New Glass Inc. Auburn, Washington
All Seasons Door & Window Manufacturing Longview, Texas
All United Window & Glass Corporation Brooklyn, New York
All Weather Architectural Aluminum Phoenix, Arizona
All Weather Architectural Aluminum Vacaville, California
All-Time Manufacturing Company Inc. Montville, Connecticut
Allegion Indianapolis, Indiana
Allegion Carmel, Indiana
Allegion-Schlage Lock Colorado Springs, Colorado
Alliance Vinyl Windows West Collingswood Heights, New Jersey