Awards & Patents

Awards

2015 Crystal Achievement Award for Most Innovative Door Component

Window & Door Magazine recognizes GlassCraft’s BioFoamTM with the Crystal Achievement Award. BioFoam is a plant-based foam fill material that contains no formaldehyde, harmful air pollutants, or volatile organic compounds, developed by GlassCraft as an alternative to polyurethane insulating foam. Read the News >

2014 Crystal Achievement Award for Unique Innovation

The Crystal Achievement Awards are presented annually by Window & Door Magazine, to recognize significant innovations and achievements in window and door technology, manufacturing and marketing. For 2014, GlassCraft is honored to receive the award for Unique Innovation. Read the News >

2014 Texas Environmental Excellence Award

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality honors GlassCraft as one of the winners of the 22nd Annual Texas Environmental Excellence Awards, which recognize innovative and effective projects that prevent pollution and preserve natural resources in Texas. Watch the Video >

Manufacturing Leadership Award in Sustainability

ir eleventh year, the ML Awards is the premier program for honoring companies and individual leaders that are shaping the future of global manufacturing. With this 2014 recognition for Sustainability, GlassCraft joins a prestigious list of past winners that includes 3M, Boeing Co., Coca-Cola, Eaton Corporation, Ford Motor Co., General Electric Co., General Motors Co., IBM, Motorola, Nalco and Raytheon.

Crystal Achievement Award for Most Innovative Door

GlassCraft received Window & Door’s Crystal Achievement Award 2012 for Most Innovative Door in the Small-Medium Manufacturer category. Read the News >

Patents

GlassCraft been awarded 19 patents including the following innovative door features:

  1. GBG Grille on doors and windows ( US PATENT 7,950,193 on May 31, 2011; US PATENT 8,171,643 on May 8, 2012;  US PATENT 8,171,644 on May 8, 2012 ;US PATENT 8,061,036 on November 22, 2011)
  2. Iron Grille assembly for fiberglass and steel door inserts ( US PATENT 8,141,833 on March 27, 2012;  US Patent 8,146,304 on April 03, 2012;
  3. Plugless insert frames (US Patent 8,359,796 on January 29, 2013; US Patent 8,365,480 on Feb. 5, 2013; US Patent 8,434,284 on May 7, 2013)
  4. Method for forming Faux Distressed Marks in Fiberglass doors (US PATENT 8,538,569 on September 17, 2013)
  5. Fiberglass door assembly (US PATENT  8,845,847 on September 30,2014)
  6. Biofoam door fill (US Patent 9,097,060 on August 04, 2015; US Patent 8,875,402 Nov. 4, 2014)

For more patent details, visit the USPTO website.