Andersen points to award-winning suppliers

Andersen Corp. has recognized several suppliers as part of a new awards program that focuses on innovation and sustainability.

Truth Hardware won in the "Innovation – Customer" category for collaborating with Andersen in engineering a unique tilt latch and lock system combination for double-hung windows.

Other winners included Menasha Packaging Co. for "Innovation – Cost." The company's sustainable packaging solution reduced fiber by about 18%. Guardian Industries was also recognized for development of ClimaGuard 63/31.

Cardinal Glass Industries was recognized for its full participation in life-cycle assessment. And in the category of "Sustainability – Waste," Sierra Pacific Industries was recognized for its investments in forest management, redirecting logging debris to improve air quality and addressing the global issues of climate change. Intek Plastics received a "Sustainability – Energy" award for efforts to reduce energy consumption.