Construction Specialties, Inc. is an international manufacturer of specialty building products. Founded in 1948 by Edward C. Hallock, Construction Specialties changed the architectural landscape when it introduced the first extruded aluminum louver to the building community in 1949. Over the past 57 years, Construction Specialties' Research & Development department has developed hundreds of innovative architectural specialty products that are being used in many of the world's most important buildings. C/S currently offers 11 different product lines, holds 70 registered patents, has 15 manufacturing facilities, and a global network of sales offices and representatives. Headquartered in Lebanon, New Jersey, Construction Specialties is a privately held, second generation corporation with annual sales in excess of two hundred million dollars. Ronald F. Dadd, President and CEO, has led the company for the past fourteen years. Construction Specialties' current product offering features both exterior and interior building products: AcrovynÂ® â€“ C/S introduced modern wall protection in 1968 and offers the industry's largest collection of corner guards, handrails, crash rails, wall coverings, and wall panels. AcrovynÂ® Door System â€“ Acrovyn non-rated and fire-rated doors feature replaceable, patented edge guards on the strike and hinge sides of the door to eliminate the constant damage most commercial doors experience. Expansion Joint Covers â€“ C/S' experience in standard and seismic architectural joint cover technology has been helping architects around the world solve complex building movement problems. Grilles â€“ C/S offers a complete line of decorative grilles and vision barriers to help architects screen equipment, reface buildings or add architectural accent where necessary. Sun Controls â€“ C/S offers architects a complete line of standard and custom sunshades that significantly reduce solar heat gain and glare in interior spaces and can make an aesthetic impact on any building. Louvers â€“ Since the creation of that first extruded aluminum louver in 1949, C/S has introduced every important advancement in building ventilation technology. C/S manufactures a wide variety of louvers including 100% Storm Resistant louvers, impact/hurricane, non-drainable, drainable, acoustical and operating louvers. PedisystemsÂ® â€“ C/S' extensive line of entrance flooring is designed to stop dirt, snow and water at the door to reduce interior maintenance. APC DayliterÂ® â€“ C/S manufactures fire and smoke vents that reduce the amount of smoke, heat and gas within a building during a fire to allow firefighters greater visibility and easier access to the firebase. ExploventÂ® â€“ C/S offers a line of explosion and pressure relief vents for industrial facilities that house potentially explosive materials. Specialty vents for fire suppression agents, floods, and tornadoes also available. General Cubicle â€“ This division of C/S manufactures a complete line of flame resistant custom cubicle curtains and track systems for healthcare facilities.