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  • Menck Windows opened a new manufacturing facility for custom, finely crafted, energy-efficient windows and doors in Chicopee, Mass. Menck had previously supplied its custom windows, doors, window walls and facade elements to the U.S. through a distributor. With its new facility, the company will manufacture and sell directly. Read more about the opening celebration here.    more »
  • AAMA created a new web page to help homeowners understand why and how indoor condensation develops on residential windows and what can be done to mitigate it. The new page defines residential window condensation and explains the relationship between relative humidity and dew point, among other factors that contribute to indoor condensation. A chart on the page shows recommended indoor relative... more »
  • AAMA released its 2014/2015 U.S. Industry Statistical Review and Forecast, a report with information on window, door and skylight market trends and product relationships. Historic data for 2006 through 2012 and forecast data for 2015 through 2017 also are included. Forecasts are based on projections of construction activity as of March 2015. Total housing starts continued their growth curve in... more »
  • The Marvin Companies promoted Dan Marvin to vice president of business development to aid in the company’s overall growth strategy. In this new role, he will be responsible for identifying opportunities to expand the company’s portfolio in ways that align with the company’s mission and vision. A fourth generation Marvin family member, Dan Marvin (pictured at right) joined the... more »
  • Masonite International Corporation announced that its executive vice president and chief financial officer, Mark J. Erceg, will leave the company effective May 18, 2015 to become the executive vice president and chief financial officer of Canadian Pacific Railway. The company reports it has undertaken a process to replace Erceg. “I am proud of the work done over the past five years to... more »
  • The Marvin Companies acquired 100 percent ownership of TruStile Doors LLC.  Marvin plans to run TruStile as a separate business unit within The Marvin Companies. There will be no changes made to the way that TruStile currently services its national network of dealer partners, according to the company. TruStile’s current senior management team, led by president and CEO Scott Schmid,... more »
  • PGT Industries’ application for state incentive funds as part of the Sustainable Energy Economic District (SEED) Incentive Program received unanimous approval by the Sarasota Board of County Commissioners. PGT is now eligible to receive up to $300,000 in incentives, CNN Money reported. The SEED funds are made available by the state of Florida as part of the Energy Economic Zone (EEZ) Pilot... more »
  • Allegion plc, a leading global security products and solutions provider, signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Brio, a division of RMD Industries Pty Ltd. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter. Allegion Senior Vice President and President of Asia Pacific William Yu says the acquisition of Brio will allow Allegion to enter the sliding and folding door... more »
  • Chelsea Building Products promoted Gary Hartman (pictured at right, top) to vice president of sales and marketing. Hartman has been involved in the window and door industry for more than 30 years and has accumulated experience in marketing, sales, and product management.  A graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Marketing, Hartman began his career in the window... more »
  • Tim Harris, Quanex Building Products’ technical services manager, passed away Thursday, April 23, as a result of injuries sustained at a customer’s window and door facility. Harris spent more than 40 years as a fenestration industry professional, holding positions at Norton Sealants, Besten, Tremco, Truseal and, most recently, Quanex Building Products. Harris (pictured at right) was... more »