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  • Window & Door magazine extended the deadline for its Industry Pulse Survey through Friday, December 2. Suppliers and manufacturers to the residential fenestration industry, as well as window and door specialty retailers, are encouraged to take the time to provide important insight into this crucial industry study by filling out the form below. Results of the survey will be analyzed and... more »
  • Last week, a federal judge in Texas blocked an Obama administration rule to extend mandatory overtime pay to more than 4 million salaried workers from taking effect, according to a report by Reuters. U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant agreed with over 20 states and a coalition of business groups, including the National Association of Manufacturers, that the rule is unlawful and granted their motion... more »
  • Western Window Systems will release an aluminum product family designed and built for markets in the Northwest, Northeast and Southeast regions. A total of 12 new moving glass walls and windows products will be released throughout 2017, providing open floor plans and indoor-outdoor living options, while addressing the energy, structural and hurricane-impact needs critical to each area, the... more »
  • ProVia held its first annual ProVia Leads Leadership Symposium entitled “Pathways Toward Sustainable Success” earlier this month. The ProVia Leads class of 2016 organized the event as a part of their leadership development experience. More than 190 community leaders attended. According to Bruce Hamsher, director of ProVia Leads, “During these sessions attendees learned how to... more »
  • LaCantina Doors’ new Vinyl Folding system received a 2016 Product Innovation Award from Architectural Products in the Windows/Doors/Openings category. The PIA awards identify and honor innovation in the development and refinement of commercial buildings-related products. This marks the third consecutive year that LaCantina has been awarded a PIA. A panel of 28 independent judges, including... more »
  • Adrian  Poulter Cox DeMeulenaere Pella Corp. filled four new vice president positions with internal employees: Cole Adrian, divisional vice president of luxury; Matt Poulter, divisional vice president of direct sales; Ben Cox, divisional vice president of sales subsidiaries; and Bill DeMeulenaere, vice president. Adrian has been with Pella for 20 years when he joined the... more »
  • Guardian Industries Corp. and Koch Industries Inc. today announced that Guardian stockholders have approved the acquisition of the company by KGIC Merger Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries. The deal is an all-cash transaction for the remaining 55.5 percent outstanding shares of Guardian Industries’ common stock not already owned by affiliates of Koch. “Guardian... more »
  • Gerkin Windows and Doors unveiled a new brand identity that company officials say has a more contemporary look and feel, including a new logo and website. The site features enhanced photography and video, newly designed product literature, a more robust product features and benefits area, and easier navigation. more »
  • BlueTarp Financial hired Sean Riley as regional sales manager covering New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia to meet demand in the Mid-Altantic area. Riley has over 25 years of sales and management experience and brings knowledge from multiple disciplines within the building supply industry. Previously, he owned a millwork distribution company and held several... more »
  • Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. celebrated its five-year anniversary as an independent company. The Company grew incrementally by deploying $1.4 billion in cash to complete several strategic acquisitions. The Company also repurchased more than $900 million in shares, in addition to initiating and steadily increasing its dividend. During this same period of time the Company nearly doubled... more »