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Participating Companies

Featured Illinois Manufacturer:
New Era Windows
About Company   Chicago, IL  

New Era Windows


New Era Windows is a worker-owned windows manufacturer based in Chicago. With decades of experience manufacturing windows, in 2012 we decided to buy the factory for ourselves and fire the boss. We now own the plant together and run it democratically. Today, New Era Windows provides professional-grade energy-efficient windows at a revolutionary price point.


Our top products include The 1110 Series Double Hung - energy efficient window, The 2220 Series Double Hung - superior performance, energy efficient window, 1110 Series Picture - unobstructed views and maximum visibility, 2220 Series Picture - offer advanced glazing options with additional design options, and the 1110 Series Slider - horizontal sliding window, with sashes that glide from side to side for easy access to fresh air.





Contact Information:

Brendan Martin





From earth moving equipment to automobiles; medical devices to consumer products, Illinois is home to 20,000 manufacturers employing nearly 600,000 people. 

IMEC, along with our strategic partners, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), the Manufacturing Extension Partnership, and other friends of manufacturing, have launched this on-line resource to showcase the diversity of products made here and celebrate the companies that manufacture them. In towns from Chicago to Carbondale, manufacturing is the engine that powers the Illinois economy.