The International Builders’ Show Is Back On the Table In Vegas

With the new year comes a return of the International Builders’ Show (IBS) to Las Vegas. From January 31 – February 2, thousands of builders, remodelers and exhibitors will gather at the Las Vegas Convention Center for a mashup of products and education. With new product launches and more than one hundred different educational sessions, no one should leave with a losing hand.

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) manages and organizes IBS, representing more than 140,000 members and providing a voice for housing policies. By hosting the show, officials say NAHB is further able to support and shape the housing agenda, to enrich communities across America.


Booth C8327: EDTM

With the success of the company’s sales kits for door and window dealers, EDTM has become a top supplier of meters and technology for driving business. The company has expanded its product offerings to include various carry cases, window samples, meters and essential accessories.

EDTM also designed the Sales Kit Carrying Case, which includes a variety of storage slots to accommodate various meters and accessories, and offers full-color custom printing capabilities to ensure an impressive display for customers. Officials say they’re proud to have encouraged sales for over two decades now with tools and kits, suggesting that the company’s products turn regular sales personnel into “sales technicians.” The company is expanding its offerings of window frame components and corner cut samples.

Booth C6735: Glenview Doors

Glenview Doors showcases EuroTech, a proprietary door construction method that the company expects to be groundbreaking for the wood door category by adding strength and durability. The company will have 12 EuroTech doors on display, showcasing a range of designs, as well as three massive, custom-built pivot doors.

Glenview will lean on a “Defy the Force of Nature” campaign to promote its products and methods. It plans to display how its doors are crafted to maintain superior performance no matter how cold, wet, hot or dry the environment.

Booth C2646: Group Novatech

Novatech and RSL, a Novatech company, have numerous products to introduce. There will be a new decorative door glass collection, decorative accents that are available in black and stainless-steel finishes and a new 650 Patio Door that’s designed with ease of installation in mind.

Last, but not least, the company offers a new Entrance Builder system that provides visualizations from every angle, so products and product options can be previewed for order.

Booth SU1041: Hope’s Windows

Hope’s Windows, a manufacturer of custom-designed, solid hot-rolled steel and solid bronze door and window systems, will showcase its Old World Suite Series of products made from steel.

The series incorporates older styles into products with modern, improved efficiency, featuring arrow-shaped steel frames, resulting in a unique luxury door and window system for the residential market.

Hope’s is also featuring its Jamestown Series, which includes slender sightlines and doesn’t require extra reinforcements or mullions to accommodate larger size requirements. The company offers an array of glass sizes and a selection of enhancements, such as blast resistance, bullet resistance and more. The company’s Landmark Series will also be on display, showcasing its classic solid steel doors and windows with sightlines slimmer than the Jamestown Series.

Booth C6730: ODL

ODL will exhibit new door glass designs for 2023 at this year’s show: Margate, Vilano and Bay Point, as well as a new Edgewood design available through Western Reflections. In addition, the company will display several products in its Zeel frame, as well as highlight five new sizes.

ODL also plans to showcase various Blink products, including a 7/8-inch Blink Blinds + Glass option and a large format (80-inch) size.

Booth C4236: Quaker Windows and Doors

Quaker Windows and Doors has a lot in store for this year’s show, including a new Quartz Luxury Window and Door division, featuring 21 luxury products. Some of the included products are an EdgeLine lock box door, CityLine multi-slide door system, CityLine C-Series sliding and swinging doors, Quartz Luxury window walls, CityLine corner door system and TimberLine wood casement.

Booth C2115: Schlage

Schlage will look to draw exhibitors in with its latest smart, Wi-Fi deadbolts, including Encode and Encode Plus. Both products feature the ability to control and monitor your home from anywhere, with voice control capabilities, a simple tap to unlock feature and more. The company will also unveil a new connected product for security.

Booth C3848: Simpson Door Co.

Simpson will display its love for pets with the introduction of a dog door collection. The new lineup is featured in the 49971 Contemporary and 7008 Thermal Sash door styles, which can be customized by size, wood species, glass type and profile. Doors are crafted with heavy-duty aluminum frames and shatter-resistant K9 composite panels with industrial weather seals.

Dog doors come pre-installed from the factory floor and doors are offered in three finishes and sizes.

The company will also be highlighting its Pivot Door System, with new Monster XL-size doors that can be custom-made to spans of up to 10 feet tall and 5 feet wide.

Booth C3836: Steves and Sons

At this year’s show, Steves and Sons plans to make a splash with news—including an announcement for its westward expanse through a new interior door plant in Brigham City, Utah. With the plant opening in early 2023, the company expects to create more than 200 jobs.

On the opposite side of the country, Steves plans to open yet another new facility in Georgia, where it will create more than 170 jobs in Athens through an ultra-modern molded door skin plant.

With these developments, the company plans to promote its coast-to-coast service.

Booth C6307: Waudena

Waudena will display an array of exterior door systems, including aluminum patio doors that are optimized for large sizes and performance requirements, also offering energy efficiency. Simulated divided lites will be on display in various patterns, including new 31/2-inch-wide SDL bars in a four-lite horizontal pattern. The company’s WestGuard smooth steel series will also be showcased, which is available in sizes up to 8 feet tall and 4 feet wide. Finally, the company’s 22-foot-wide display will feature door colors of a desert sunset for design inspiration.

Booth C3842: Weather Shield

Weather Shield Windows and Doors displays its new, all-aluminum VUE Collection, as well as large spans of glass and the company’s enhanced door portfolio. The VUE Collection multi-slide door features an energy-efficient fiberglass subframe, clad with extruded aluminum. Door panels have 21/2-inch, ultra-narrow stiles that are thermally enhanced with polyamide thermal breaks.

The collection provides a very narrow sightline and casements feature completely concealed hinges with a 320-lb. weight capacity. From the same collection, a hinged patio door is designed to weather the elements in both inswing and outswing configurations, which are certified to a Performance Grade (PG) of 60. Doors also come with five-point locking systems for a high level of security.

Lastly, a next generation sliding patio door from Weather Shield will show off large expanses of glass and advanced low-profile sill designs.

Booth W1601: Combilift

Combilift aims to draw attendees to its fork lifts and material handling equipment, which company officials say are designed to provide safety, storage and efficiency.

The company’s proprietary technologies, such as independently-powered and electronically-commutated wheels and a patented Eco-Steer system, allow for tight turning radiuses, allowing companies to optimize production space and add to storage capacity. Meanwhile, 60% of Combilift’s offerings are now fully electric.

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