SAFTI FIRST® Announces Local Representatives in MD, DC, VA

ByDiana S
| January 16, 2018

Media Contact:
Diana San Diego
888.653.3333 ext. 756



BRISBANE, CA (January 16, 2018) – SAFTI FIRST®, the leader in USA-manufacturing of fire rated glazing and framing systems, is pleased to announce its local architectural representatives in the Mid-Atlantic region. Shawn Lawton of Lawton Architectural Products will be adding Maryland, Washington DC and Northern Virginia to his territory. Charlie Hall of Division 8 Services will be handling Eastern, Central and Southern Virginia.

“Shawn has a proven history of results for SAFTI FIRST® and the fact that he already covers the territory for OCBE made this decision very easy. His industry knowledge and experience make him an excellent resource for architects and glaziers alike,” says Tim Nass, VP of National Sales at SAFTI FIRST®. He adds, “Charlie has built a very successful business and loyal customer base through his work with Tubelite. SAFTI FIRST® is happy to be a part of his product offering and we are looking forward to building our business in this region.”

Both Shawn and Charlie have many years of experience not just in fire rated glazing and framing, but the fenestration industry as a whole. They are part of SAFTI FIRST®’s network of over 30 local architectural representatives in the US, Canada and the Middle East

For more information, please call 888.653.3333 or visit


SAFTI FIRST® Fire Rated Glazing Solutions ( has been serving the architectural and building communities and is the recognized leader in manufacturing fire rated glass and framing for over 35 years. As the premier source for fire rated glazing, SAFTI FIRST® was the first to introduce transparent fire rated walls to the U.S. market. Our SuperLite™ product line, fire rated from 20 minutes to 3 hours, includes fire resistive tempered units (SuperLite II-XL and SuperLite II-XLB), fire resistive multilaminates (SuperLite II-XLM), fire resistive security glazing (SuperSecure II-XLS), specialty tempered glass (SuperLite I and I-XL), safety ceramics (PYRAN Platinum F and L by SAFTI FIRST®), safety wired glass (SuperLite I-W) and specialty fire protective (SuperLite X-45/60/90). SuperLite products can protect against noise, attack, impact, bullets, blast, hurricane and UV rays, and are available in many custom architectural make-ups, including butt-glazed and enhanced energy performance applications. GPX Framing is fire rated up to 2 hours and can be used in doors, openings, storefronts, curtain wall and floor applications and available in multiple architectural finishes. GPX Framing can also be customized protect against attack, impact, bullets, blast and hurricane. Recently, SuperLite II-XL and GPX Framing have been listed as approved glazing and framing components in the NFRC’s CMAST database, enabling architects to simulate the U-Factor, Solar Heat Gain Coefficient and Visual Transmission of exterior fire resistive window-walls that incorporate SuperLite II-XL, GPX Framing, and other glazing or spacer component in the CMAST database. Our products are manufactured in the U.S. for fast lead times. For more information, call 888.653.3333.

Media interested in photos, interviews or other information should contact Diana San Diego at 888.653.3333 ext. 756 or