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  • Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope, a CRH Group company, has executed a binding agreement, subject to regulatory approval, to acquire C.R. Laurence Co. Inc., according to an August 27 release. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, CRL will continue to be independently managed and operated as a subsidiary of OBE and will retain all existing management structures and personnel. The company has eight... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association and released a document specifying requirements for corrosion resistant coatings on carbon steels used for hardware components in window, door and skylight applications: "Voluntary Specification for Corrosion Resistant Coatings on Carbon Steel Components Used in Windows Doors and Skylights.” The document previously was updated in... more »
  • Jeld-Wen signed on as a sponsor of the HGTV Dream Home Giveaway 2016. As such, it will provide all windows and interior and exterior doors for a custom renovated home in Merritt Island, Florida. “The HGTV Dream Home showcases only the leading products in our industry,” said Jim Parello, vice president of marketing for Jeld-Wen. “Our doors and windows are designed to bring out... more »
  • Kolbe launched “SightLines,” a new blog that will feature weekly posts on industry trends, Kolbe’s new product updates, and project examples showcasing Kolbe’s windows and doors. Kolbe’s new SightLines blog is featured on its website’s home page and presents readers with the option of an RSS subscription. Previous posts will be archived for easy reference... more »
  • Ply Gem Windows’ West Pro and Builder Series Vinyl Windows expanded to include two additional exterior color options, sand and clay. Clay, deep and bold, provides a darker aesthetic for increased contrast against stucco, while sand, a lighter, warmer tone, is reminiscent of the architectural styling authentic to the west, according to the company.The new exterior colors will be available on... more »
  • Rugby Architectural Building Products opened its newest facility in Denver. As a Masonite All Products Distributor, Rugby’s entry into Colorado marks full availability of Masonite’s extensive selection of exterior doors in the state for the first time. Along with offering Masonite’s full line of interior and exterior doors and door glass, the distribution center provides pre-... more »
  • LaCantina Doors’ Servery Window was named one of the Top 100 Products for 2015 by Professional Builder. The Servery Window requires no bottom track to allow for a continuous countertop from interior to exterior and provides the largest pass through opening. President Lee Maughan comments, “Our Servery Window is the perfect solution to completely open up a kitchen, connect to outside... more »
  • Sunrise Windows & Doors introduces Sunrise Entry Doors that feature premium fiberglass and steel entry doors with a wselection of customizable decorative art glass and wrought iron designs. “You can now use Sunrise products to coordinate the decor across the entire home, including windows, doors and interior trim,” says Joe Guarino, president and CEO. The Elora Collection features... more »
  • Thermal Windows and Doors added FlexScreen’s new flexible window screens into its product line. “Being able to offer FlexScreen early allows us the ability to give our dealers a competitive advantage when sharing the value-add in our product to their customers,” explains Dan Novak, Thermal’s vice president of operations. “The recognition of the innovation with this... more »
  • Veka will unveil its news booth at GlassBuild America, held September 16-18 in Atlanta. The new booth will fill 1,500 square feet and will feature two stories. Numerous branded products will be on display, including Evolutions, EuroView, TimberView, SlideView and SwingView as well as last year’s product launch, Ecolutions. An exclusive, never-before-seen window design will also be on... more »