TAMPA, FLA. (STL.News) – Faour Glass Technologies (Faour Glass), a leading provider of custom architectural glass and glazing systems for the high-end residential and commercial markets, today announced it has agreed to become a Sky-Frame dealer in Florida. The company will distribute and market Sky-Frame’s Hurricane product line.
The Sky-Frame Hurricane sliding glass door will complement the company’s own line of SLIMPACT® Windows and Doors, offering architects and owners the largest selection of unobstructed views.
“We are excited about becoming a Sky-Frame dealer and adding their hurricane product line to our portfolio of frameless products, as it’s the perfect complement to our SLIMPACT® line of windows and swing doors,” says Angelo Rivera, vice president of Faour Glass. “Our two companies have great synergy in both innovation and providing the highest quality products to the most discriminating clients.”
Sky-Frame, based in Frauenfeld, Switzerland, is the leading international supplier of frameless sliding window systems. The Sky-Frame Hurricane sliding glass door is one of the largest hurricane-rated sliding door systems in the world, meeting the HVHZ standards, with design pressures up to 75psf. Sky-Frame products are featured in thousands of properties across all continents.
“Working with Faour Glass will create a great opportunity for both companies in the Florida market, offering a complete line of frameless systems for the sophisticated architectural community,” says Nic Neumann, USA CEO for Sky-Frame. “We look forward in working closely with Faour Glass and expanding our presence in the hurricane market.”
About Faour Glass Technologies
An innovator in stunning, high-performance residential and commercial glazing since 1975, Faour Glass Technologies offers complete integration—from design through engineering to fabrication and installation—providing some of the most unique custom glass solutions in the world. The company recently introduced the first frameless window system that meets large missile requirements for the High-Velocity Hurricane Zone in Florida. Faour Glass Technology’s corporate headquarters is located in Tampa, Florida. For additional information on the company’s products and services, visit http://www.faourglass.com or call 800.929.4691.
The Slimpact® product line offers the combination of beauty, elegance, and performance in a frameless impact glazing system. The first of its kind, Slimpact® Windows and Doors feature a structural glazing technique designed for the luxury residential and commercial markets. With no framing on the Slimpact® Window and minimal metal on the Slimpact® Door, there are no obtrusive views all while meeting Florida’s large missile impact requirements.
Sky-Frame’s immense passion and in-depth understanding of architecture, spatial design, and technology has made it the leading international supplier of frameless sliding window systems. The large, flush-fitted glass panels eliminate the boundary between indoors and outdoors and create entirely unique living experiences in free-flowing spaces. The owner-operated company with a development and production location in Frauenfeld, Switzerland, employs 170 people and has branches in Rothrist, Antwerp, Vienna, Milan, and Los Angeles. Ever since the first Sky-Frame window was installed in 2002, the Swiss company has helped to make more than 6,000 individual lifestyle dreams come true on six continents. http://www.sky-frame.com