Connections are more than just the name of this newsletter. Connections are our commitment to growing relationships with customers and architects, and how we plug into the industry to offer you products and tools that enhance your business. We build our talent around your needs, bringing in the best people in the industry to connect with you. Ongoing communication drives the way we create and innovate, whether it’s our annual survey (coming this spring), customer meetings, webinars, training schools or our newsletters.

This issue of Connections reveals how your input has helped us develop another new, high-performing product: the AA™6400/6500 Thermal Window. This innovative window, delivers superior thermal and water performance, and excellent condensation resistance to keep the outside, out. We are excited to bring you this new addition to our range of high thermal performing products.

At Kawneer, people are also a critical part of who we are – internally and externally. We recognize that connecting with customers and architects is important, so we are strengthening our sales team to further promote our Kawneer, Traco and Reynobond brands.

By making people a priority – from hiring talented and innovative employees to enhancing communications with customers and architects – we are building the right team to serve you in a greater capacity. Read more about how we are growing our sales team in the People News feature. We also reach out to future generation architects through events, educational opportunities and sponsorships. Learn how our university partnerships allow us to provide students with real-world knowledge and show them ways to address everyday design and building challenges.

Creating a building involves connecting and collaborating on every end – from start to finish. Designer Charles Eames once said, “Eventually everything connects – people, ideas, objects. The quality of the connections is the key to quality per se.” We believe our connections are strong and constantly work to reinforce them to ensure we are providing you with the quality people, ideas and products you have come to expect from Kawneer. We are thrilled that so many of you contribute feedback time and again. Thank you for your ongoing support and loyalty!