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    An overview of Lean Manufacturing practices
    Image courtesy of PGT. Lean Manufacturing is a systematic method of eliminating waste within a manufacturing system. While it’s most commonly used in manufacturing, it can be applied to any process to reduce the cycle time between order entry and receipt of payment. The “high value add” concepts and tools of Lean are fairly easy to understand but can be challenging to... more »
  • Article
    The Dealer of the Year Awards, sponsored by the Window & Door Dealers Alliance, recognize window and door retailers and distributors for excellence in the areas of marketing, customer service, showrooms and community service. In addition to being profiled in the October/November issue of Window & Door magazine, each company that is recognized as a Dealer of the Year will be awarded a...
  • News
    Adler Windows appointed Bernard Walker as the firm's design/solutions sales representative. Prior to joining Adler Windows, Walker was an in-home design consultant and field representative for Renewal by Andersen of Westchester, Putnam, New York, and Fairfield, Connecticut, counties. Walker has experience in both construction and public relations. “Bernie's areas of expertise make him...
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    Deceuninck North America formalized its Energex Alliance program, which currently includes six fabricators as inaugural members. The alliance began nearly a decade ago as a loose network of three Midwestern fabricators, and has grown both in number of fabricators and geographic reach, Deceuninck officials report. The Energex Alliance provides members access to Deceuninck North America’s...
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    Quanex Building Products appointed Tom Kopacz to territory sales manager for the company’s North Central territory. Prior to joining the Quanex team, Kopacz held various technical sales, service and engineering roles in the fenestration industry at HB Fuller, Andersen Corp. and Kohler Co. “For more than 18 years, Tom has built lasting relationships with customers and suppliers in the...

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General Window Installation Tips

Jim Snyder

Quality window installation involves more than following a series of steps. It also requires using the proper installation method for the application with the proper supplemental products and in the proper sequence. This may ... more »




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