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 Decatur, Alabama
3M Corporation Nevada, Missouri
3M Corporation Cottage Grove, Minnesota
3M Corporation Knoxville, Iowa
3M Corporation St. Paul, Minnesota
3M Corporation Greenville, South Carolina
3M Corporation Hutchinson, Minnesota
Ability Windows Pompano Beach, Florida
Acadia Windows & Doors Baltimore, Maryland
Acker Millwork Company Milwaukee, Michigan
Acuity Brands Lighting Conyers, Georgia
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 Abingdon, Virginia
AGC Glass Company North America Church Hill, Tennessee
AGC Glass Company North America Spring Hill, Kansas
AGC Glass Company North America Boardman, Ohio
AGC Glass Company North America Quakertown, Pennsylvania
Air Master Windows and Doors Barceloneta, Puerto Rico
Airtite Products LLC Abilene, Texas
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 Carmel, Indiana
Allegion Indianapolis, Indiana
Allegion-Schlage Lock Colorado Springs, Colorado
Alliance Vinyl Windows West Collingswood Heights, New Jersey
Allied Window Inc. Cincinnati, Ohio
AllMetal Inc. Itasca, Illinois
Alpen High Performance Products Niwot, Colorado
Alpine Window Company Bothell, Washington
Aluma Craft Products Miami, Florida
American Exteriors LLC Greenwood Village, Colorado
American Openings Inc. Tucson, Arizona
American Window & Glass Inc. Evansville, Indiana
American Window Systems Inc. Fort Worth, Texas
American Woodwork Specialty Company (AWSCO) Dayton, Ohio
Amerimax Building Products Inc. Loveland, Colorado
Amerimax Building Products Inc. Woodland, California
Ameristar Windows Riverside, California
Amesbury Truth Amesbury, Massachusetts
AMSCO Windows Salt Lake City, Utah