YKK AP Recognized by 2021 Window + Door Awards

YKK AP America receives Honorable Mention for Most Innovative Manufacturing Processes 

VIENNA, VA, Dec. 15, 2021 — Window + Door magazine has announced the winners of the 2021 Window + Door Awards. The awards program recognizes the best products in the residential fenestration industry.

“We are proud to honor this year’s products after suspending last year’s program in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic,” says Laurie Cowin, editor, Window + Door magazine. “Our judges carefully reviewed each entry to select winners that truly exemplify excellence in the residential fenestration industry.”

All manufacturers of residential windows and doors, as well as component and equipment suppliers, are eligible to be nominated for a Window + Door Award. A panel of judges representing all segments of the residential fenestration industry reviewed nominations and selected winners based on a specific set of criteria for each category. Judges cast their ballots for the products, processes, programs and machines they deem to have a substantial impact on the advancement of the industry.

The winners will be featured in Window + Door Weekly, on WindowandDoor.com and across Window + Door’s social media platforms.

The 2021 Window + Door Award winners are:

Most Innovative Door Component

INOX TL7 Magnetic Latch, unisonhardware.com

Honorable Mention: Roto North America Inowa

Most Innovative Entry Door

Eko-Okna S.A. Despiro Door, ekookna.us

Honorable Mention: GlassCraft Door Co. NP Series – Narrow Profile

Most Innovative Machine/Equipment

Erdman Automation Corp. One Man Robotic IG Cell, erdmanautomation.com

Honorable Mention: GED Integrated Solutions CleanCut 1700 & 1800 Series

Most Innovative Manufacturing Process

FlexScreen, flexscreen.com

Honorable Mention: YKK AP

Most Innovative Patio, Multi-Slide or Multi-Panel Door

Magic, The Magic Window Wall, magicwindow.ca

Most Innovative Window

Pella Corp. Easy-Slide Operator, pella.com

Most Innovative Window Component

AmesburyTruth Pinnacle, amesburytruth.com

Honorable Mention: FERCO Architectural Hardware FENIX Casement Locking Handle

Unique Innovation

GED Integrated Solutions WinTrax Handheld, gedusa.com


About Window + Door Magazine

Covering the entire residential fenestration industry, from source to sale, Window + Door is the official publication of NGA’s premier trade show, GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo. Window + Door provides manufacturers, distributors and dealers of residential windows, doors and skylights focused news coverage; insightful articles on market and design trends; regular columns on codes, legal issues, and marketing ideas; full coverage of new products; and expert articles on operations and technology. Published six times a year, including the annual Fenestration Buying Guide, Window + Door also publishes Window + Door Weekly, WindowandDoor.com and WindowandDoorDigital.com. Visit WindowandDoor.com for more information.