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    The 2014 fensterbau/frontale trade show took place in Nuremberg, Germany, March 26-29. Nearly 800 exhibitors, 40 percent of which were international, gathered to show their products and machinery for windows, doors and facades. Following are snapshots from the show floor. Machinery, equipment and software Windows, doors and skylights Colors and cladding  Machinery, equipment and software... more »
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    Drew Industries announced that its subsidiary, Lippert Components, Inc., has entered into a six-year aluminum extrusion supply agreement with Atrium Windows and Doors. Drew also sold certain of its aluminum extrusion assets to Atrium for $7.5 million. "Extruded aluminum is a key raw material for us, and identifying a strong supplier such as Atrium was critical in our search for a new...
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    Guardian Industries will close its Reedley, Calif., glass fabrication plant on May 2, citing ongoing economic challenges. The Reedley plant opened in 1985 and provides mirror and laminated glass for residential, commercial and interior applications. Reedley currently has 36 employees, some of whom will transfer to Guardian’s Kingsburg, Calif., float glass plant. Guardian says it will assist...
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    VPI Quality Windows will acquire the majority of the window and door manufacturing assets of Mercer Windows, which recently announced it would close its Beaverton, Ore., facility due to the lingering effects of the recession. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  “This acquisition...allows us to rapidly add high-quality aluminum window and door offerings to our customers,...
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    Western Window Systems announced it will no longer manufacture insulating glass, a business the company has been involved with since it started in 1959. The company has partnered with All Weather Tempering to provide customers with insulating glass, allowing Western Window Systems to expand its production capacity, continue its aggressive lead times, and provide much-needed space on its...

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