About Us


Established in January 1986.
Equalizer is the aluminum manufacturing division of
Bay Lakes Mfg, Inc., located in Green Bay, Wisconsin

Founded in May of 1976, Bay Lakes Mfg, Inc. was formed following the acquisition of Barbeau Manufacturing, Inc. The current owners of the Company are members of the Robert McMonagle family.

Equalizer™ is an aluminum product manufacturer with product lines, which include:
Superior Quality Aluminum Storm Doors
Maintenance-Free Clad Frames for Entry Doors
Clad Heavy Duty Overhead Garage Door Frames
Full Line of Storm Windows (Which includes: two-track double hung storm windows, stationary panels, removable/interchangeable windows for seasonal changes and porch enclosure systems made to individual specifications).

Equalizer™ has the ability to do custom manufacturing. This includes special sizing, custom configuration and specialty products such as adaptable storm/screen doors to fit onto clad door lines that do not have their own product available for exterior door panels.

Aluminum garage door frames can be made to special rough opening dimensions and entry-clad frames are sized per individual door manufacturers.

Bay Lakes Manufacturing, Inc., the parent company, distributes high quality window and door lines. These products include pre-hung doors, wood windows and various lines of accessory trims, stair parts etc.

Bay Lakes Mfg also has a prefinish shop, which enables them to be a full service distributor. The custom prefinishing allows the material suppliers and contractors to provide a one-step service for individually customized pre-stained windows, doors and trim.