Window & Door Magazine has announced its 2009 Crystal Achievement Award winners, naming www.interlockna.com Best Industry Website. Selected by a panel of judges representing all segments of the industry, the awards recognize significant innovations and achievements in window and door technology, manufacturing, and marketing.
"The weak economy has created tremendous challenges in the window and door market. Our Crystal Achievement Award winners are a testament to the strength and vitality of our industry," says John Swanson, editor/associate publisher. "Our winners make clear there's still a steady flow of new products and technologies emerging in our business, despite the hardships faced by so many companies."
"We also see some new faces in the Crystal Achievement class of 2009," notes Christina Lewellen, senior editor and coordinator of the awards program. "The shifting landscape in the industry has presented an opportunity for companies to pursue creative business practices and marketing approaches. This year's winners certainly rise above the status quo."
The award-winning Interlock USA website was featured in the September issue of Window & Door, as well as on the Magazine’s website, where the Judge’s Comment reads: “I love this site. Interlock portrays hardware in an enticing way. The sleek graphics and contrasting graphite and charcoal colors provide great dimension to the site while conveying a sense of the products’ advanced engineering.”
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Window & Door is the leading trade publication serving the fenestration industry. Its readership includes over 25,000 manufacturers, distributors, and dealers of windows, doors, skylights and other fenestration products. More information about the publication can be found at www.windowanddoor.com. Window & Door is published by the National Glass Association (NGA), the largest trade organization representing the flat glass (architectural and automotive) industry. NGA members represent every level of the production chain, from manufacturing, fabricating, and distribution; to contract glazing; automotive glass replacement and repair; and retail sales. In addition to publishing the leading monthly and bi-monthly industry publications, NGA co-hosts GlassBuild America—the leading showcase for the flat glass processing and window and door manufacturing industries—as well as annual conferences and educational programs.