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  • FeneTech Inc. celebrated its 20th anniversary with a combination open house and art show featuring Cleveland artist Brian Jones, whose unique brand of software and engineer-themed glass artwork adorns FeneTech’s Campus Drive facility. FeneTech opened for business in 1996 designing software for the fenestration industry.  FeneTech President and CEO Ron Crowl noted that,... more »
  • PGT Inc.  appointed Bob Keller vice president and general manager of PGT Custom Doors & Windows. Keller will report to Jeff Jackson, the company’s president and COO. He previously served as vice president of global operations for Moen and as a board member for the Window and Door Manufacturers Association.   more »
  • The Window & Door Manufacturers Association is excited to announce the launch of the WDMA Hallmark Certification Webinar Series. The first free, on-demand webinar in the series, Understanding Window, Door & Skylight Certification, is designed to help architects and specifiers understand the benefits of certification and how certified products can enhance their projects... more »
  • United Window & Door welcomes Dominick Benevenga as its new operations manager. Benevenga brings a wealth of technical knowledge and many years of industry skills and expertise.    more »
  • MI Windows and Doors will begin manufacturing the 1650 double-hung window at its Flower Mound, Texas, facility in June 2016. This addition to MI’s newest manufacturing facility will enable them to offer their most popular replacement window to more customers and deliver them in a more timely manner, according to the company.   Previously produced only in MI’s Hegins,... more »
  • What are manufacturers in the window and door industry looking for from their suppliers and potential suppliers? Come hear from some of the top procurement and purchasing officials in the industry as they discuss their philosophy in working with suppliers, some of the challenges they face in these relationships and what challenges they see over the next decade.  Panelists:Steve Kirby, Vice... more »
  • Marvin Windows and Doors announced the winners of its eighth annual Architects Challenge competition at the American Institute of Architects Convention in Philadelphia. Six architect-designed projects from across the country were awarded in the following categories: Best In Show, Best Contemporary, Best Transitional/Eclectic, Best Traditional New Construction, Best Remodel/... more »
  • The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association issued a statement against the Department of Labor's just-released overtime final rule. The rule will raise the standard salary level for overtime to $913/week from $455/week effective Dec. 1 and require the salary threshold to increase every three years.    The NLBMDA expressed concern for small businesses in a press release... more »
  • Last week, the U.S. Senate passed a bill that will provide tariff relief for U.S. manufacturers while complying with the congressional ban on earmarks. The Miscellaneous Tariff Bill, which will overhaul the process for reducing or eliminating tariffs on imported inputs and products not available or in short supply domestically, passed by unanimous consent. It will now be sent to President Obama... more »
  • Andersen Corp. elected Donald Allan, Jr. as the lead independent director on its Board of Directors. Allan, senior vice president and chief financial officer for Stanley Black & Decker Inc., joined the Andersen Board in November of 2014. He will succeed board member John (Jack) Morrison as part of a planned transition, effective in February of 2017.  “As lead independent director,... more »