$50 million to $100 million
JW Marriott, Indianapolis, Ind.
8. ASI Ltd.
Previous year rank: 17
Sales: Up 30 percent between 2009 and 2010
Headquarters: Whitestown, Ind.
ASI Ltd. is a nationally recognized specialty contractor that provides advanced façade solutions for public and non-public sector projects. In business since 1989, the company internally controls design and manufacturing of all façade elements except for insulating glass, and specializes in developing job-specific unitized systems. Last year the company completed the JW Marriott Indianapolis, and designed, engineered, manufactured and installed this complex 300,000-square-foot façade consisting of more than 7,200 units of unitized curtain wall clad with alternating stainless steel fins. The JW Marriott is the 7th tallest building in Indianapolis.
9. Continental Glass Systems**
Previous year rank: 13
Headquarters: Hialeah, Fla.
**Estimates from Dun & Bradstreet and Hoover's. See "The Silent Players" sidebar.
Continental Glass Systems provides a full range of services in building envelope design and construction—curtain wall, windows, railings, skylights, metal panels and entrances—including pre-construction consulting, engineering services, project management and installation throughout the United States, according to the contract glazier's website.
10. Admiral Glass & Mirror
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Administrative Support Building, Houston
Previous year rank: 14
Sales: Down 8 percent between 2009 and 2010
Headquartered in Houston, with a satellite office in League City, Texas, Admiral Glass & Mirror's service offerings include custom and standard curtain walls, storefronts, commercial windows, entry doors, skylights, aluminum composite and plate panels, and architectural terracotta tile. The company also offers complete in-house fabrication of all systems and panels. Among the most notable projects Admiral Glass & Mirror completed in 2010 is the 25-story M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Administrative Support Building in Houston.