American Door & Glass of S.W. VA named 2008 Small Business of the Year in Construction/Real Estate

The Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce has named American Door & Glass of S.W. VA the 2008 Small Business of the Year in Construction/Real Estate. American Door & Glass was recognized at the Chambers 22nd annual Small Business Awards dinner.
By: Kathy Lamanca
Oct. 2, 2008 - PRLog -- Roanoke/Salem, VA - American Door & Glass of S.W. VA, Inc. has been named the 2008 Small Business of the Year in Construction/Real Estate by the Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce.   American Door & Glass was recognized Tuesday, September 30, 2008 at the Chamber's 22nd Annual Small Business Awards dinner, held at the Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center.

American Door & Glass was one of over 100 nominees for the Small Business Award and one of eleven nominees in the Construction/Real Estate category.  Each nominee must have been in business a minimum of three years and headquartered in Roanoke and surrounding areas of Virginia.  Local business people evaluate each nominee in terms of increased sales, employee growth, staying power, innovation and contributions to the community.  The company was nominated for the award by Tammy Givens, of First Citizens Bank.

American Door & Glass of S.W. VA was founded 15 years ago by Larry Lamanca, President of the company.  They specialize in commercial glass, Aluminum Curtain Wall Systems, Aluminum Storefront and Entrance Systems, Aluminum Windows and Patio Doors, Aluminum Composite Panels, Commercial Skylights & Canopies, Custom Glass Handrails, Fiberglass Windows and Patio Doors, Architectural Glass, Architectural Glass Canopy Arbors and offer a choice in products, services and installation throughout the Mid-Atlantic States, Southwest Virginia and the Roanoke Valley.  

In 1993, the company started with 3 employees, and today, currently employees 30 plus.  Their projects have grown from installing small retail storefronts to projects at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC,  Carilion Hospital, Roanoke, VA, Newport Condominiums, Chevy Chase, MD, DuPont Condominiums, Washington, DC, Loyola College, Baltimore, MD, Patrick Henry High School, Roanoke, VA, Hidden Valley Middle School, Roanoke, VA, Center in the Square, Roanoke, VA and more.  

"I feel that American Door & Glass’s staying power is the direct result of our dedicated employees", said Larry Lamanca.  "Add it all together, and of the 15 years we have been in business, my key employees have been with the company for 40+ years.  Others have been with the company at least 7 of the 15 years.  These dedicated employees have grown with the company and have grown the company and helped to develop all of its capabilities.  These people are not only employees, they are family.  This award would not be an award for just me or ADG the company, but an acknowledgement of the achievements of our dedicated employees who thru their efforts we have achieved many of our goals."

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American Door & Glass of S. W. Virginia, Inc. specializes in commercial glass, architectural glass & panels, curtainwall systems, storefront, custom glass handrails, window & door products & more. Serving VA, MD, NC, WV, & the DC Metro area.
Source:Kathy Lamanca
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Tags:American Door Glass, American Door And Glass, Small Business Award, Roanoke, Salem, VA, Commerical Glass
Industry:Construction, Event, Real Estate
Location:Roanoke - Virginia - United States
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