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  • Here at Window & Door and the Window & Door Dealers Alliance, we are immersed in planning for GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, Sept. 9-11 in Las Vegas. Having attended the big event for many years, I know it’s a great place to explore the new products and technology available in the window and door market. And according to last week’s poll, new products... more »
  • Plastpro Inc., the supplier of fiberglass entry doors and building products, announced the official launch of the #Doorability Sweepstakes, an eight-week-long contest in which two California homeowners will win a custom-made and installed front door entry system of their choice. The contest kicks off July 1, 2014, and runs through Aug 25, 2014. California homeowners are encouraged to enter by... more »
  • Multi-panel door systems offer sales and installation opportunities
      LaCantina LaCantina Doors connects the indoors to the outdoors by eliminating walls and creating large open living spaces with its folding doors. As a single-source manufacturer, LaCantina Doors offers an innovative and comprehensive range of materials, including wood and aluminum, and performance options, including thermal control, to meet the needs of residential... more »
  • Energy efficiency, color and size options dominate product introductions at fensterbau
    Energy and environmental performance continue to dominate the European fenestration market, and in the past five to 10 years, green performance expectations have expanded beyond thermal performance to also include recyclability, sustainability and durability. Moves to develop life cycle assessments and environmental product declarations are driving this trend in North America as well, said... more »
  • AWP Windows & Doors   Product Lines: Aluminum and vinyl windows and doors Headquarters: Medley, Fla. Employees: 140 Website: www.awpwindowsanddoors.com General information: Founded as Yale Ogron Manufacturing, the company has been manufacturing windows and doors since 1958. Operating under the AWP Windows & Doors name, it is now a subsidiary of Deerpath Holdings, after Trulite... more »
  • Comfort Window & Door Co.   Product lines: Vinyl windows and doors, entry systems and sunrooms; insulation and other home improvement productsHeadquarters: Syracuse, N.Y.Employees: 270Website: www.comfortwindows.comGeneral information: Founded in 1979, Comfort Window provides windows, doors and other home improvement products throughout upstate New York.   Don Young Co... more »
  • Air Master Windows & Doors*   Product lines: Aluminum windows and doors; storefront, curtain wall and commercial products; impactresistant productsHeadquarters: Barceloneta, Puerto RicoEmployees: 457Website: www.airmasterpr.comGeneral information: Air Master is one of the largest suppliers of residential and commercial fenestration products to the Caribbean market. It currently... more »
  •   Amerimax Windows & Doors Product lines: Vinyl windows and doorsHeadquarters: Loveland, Colo.   Window production at the Woodland, Calif., Amerimax plant   Manufacturing locations: Loveland, Colo. and Woodland, Calif.Employees: 200Website: www.amerimaxwindows.comNew product introductions: Amerimax introduced high performance commercial vinyl window and door... more »
  • Industry gears up for growth with new hires and product introductions
    Building up custom frame depths at Top 100 Manufacturer ProVia   The window and door industry is gearing up for market growth as manufacturers expand their workforces and product lines. Twenty-eight percent of this year’s Top 100 Manufacturers brought on new employees this past year, with nearly a quarter also introducing new products in the last 12 months. And... more »
  • All Weather Windows*   Product lines: Wood, metal-clad, and PVC windows and doorsHeadquarters: Edmonton, Alberta, CanadaManufacturing locations: Edmonton, Alberta, and Mississauga, OntarioEmployees: 1,200Website: www.allweatherwindows.comGeneral information: All Weather Windows is a Canadian window and door manufacturer with operations coast to coast and branches in British Columbia,... more »