LaCantina Doors' New Vinyl Folding System Receives 2016 Architectural Record's Product of the Year Award 

San Diego, CA – (December 12, 2016) – LaCantina Doors’ new Vinyl Folding system received Architectural Record’s coveted 2016 Product of the Year award in the Openings category. Architectural Record is the leading trade publication dedicated to architecture and interior design.

A jury of six architects, lighting designers and interiors experts, representing the leading architectural firms, along with Architectural Record’s editorial staff selected this year’s best and brightest new product offerings from among the 425 submissions for their 11th annual competition.

"The Architectural Record Products of the Year awards represent the best of the best, with the winning items demonstrating high levels of innovation, usefulness, and aesthetics," says Julie Taraska, products editor of Architectural Record. "Winners are chosen by a jury of practitioners and specifiers—who are active in the architecture and design industries and know products inside-out because they use them every day."

Designed to appeal the needs of a broader market, LaCantina’s new Vinyl Folding system brings contemporary design and high 

performance to the Vinyl door market. LaCantina Vinyl is energy efficient, low maintenance, performs well in all environments and matches popular vinyl window packages. The new Vinyl system features a narrow 2 15/16” stile and rail profile for more glass and light, an exclusive contemporary hardware package available in stainless steel or bronze finish, concealed multi-point locking for a clean aesthetic and comes standard with LoE dual glaze glass for increased energy efficiency.

“We recognized a real need in the marketplace for a contemporary, high quality vinyl door”, noted Lee Maughan, General Manager, Vice President, LaCantina Doors. “Our new Vinyl System is the ideal solution for home renovations, as well as custom and production homebuilders.”

The complete list of 2016 Record Products award winners are featured in the December issue of Architectural Record.

About LaCantina Doors

LaCantina Doors, acquired by JELD-WEN in 2015, is the leader in designing and manufacturing products that create large open spaces. Offering the most innovative and comprehensive range of folding, sliding and swing systems available, LaCantina Doors utilizes the same signature narrow stile and rail profile across its product line for a complete and perfectly matching door package.

Designed and made in California, LaCantina Doors have contributed to award winning projects ranging from residential, retail, commercial, educational facilities, resorts and have become the preferred choice when it comes to products that open spaces. LaCantina Doors are available across the US and Internationally.

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