Advances in automation lead the commercial window sector

April 29, 2020

Deceuninck VP Greg Koch shares industry expertise

Vinyl still dominates the commercial industry and automation and robots are on the rise, according to a recent Industry Pulse report released by Window and Door magazine.

Experts from across the industry weighed in, including Deceuninck Vice President of Sales and Marketing Greg Koch, who noted that increased automation can help to reduce errors while improving speed and production quality.

“Strides in automation and technological standards continue to impact our business, both in manufacturing and production, as well as overall operations. It’s a major focus for ongoing advancements in innovation, design and sustainability.”

Greg Koch, Deceuninck Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Aesthetic trends are also traveling across the Atlantic, with survey respondents indicating color as one of the biggest trends coming into the North American market. “We are already seeing significant growth in colors in the U.S. and Canada, and it is continuing to grow,” Koch notes, adding that, even so, the demand for color is still much less than in Europe.

Read the full report here.

About Deceuninck North America

Deceuninck North America, LLC is an industry-leading fully integrated design, compounding, tooling, lamination, fiberglass pultrusion and PVC extrusion company that produces energy-efficient residential and commercial window and door systems. The company is committed to developing high-performance products and has customers that produce over 7 million windows and doors annually. Its headquarters are in Monroe, Ohio, with a facility in Fernley, Nevada. Deceuninck North America is part of the Deceuninck Group, an integrated global organization that produces PVC window systems for the building industry. Deceuninck Group is headquartered in Belgium, is listed on Euronext Brussels (ticker: DECB) and employs 3,700 people servicing more than 4,000 customers in more than 90 countries with worldwide production facilities. For more information, please visit or