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  • Twenty one states and a coalition of more than 50 business groups filed separate lawsuits seeking to overturn a sweeping federal regulation designed to qualify millions more Americans for overtime pay starting in December, The Wall Street Journal reports. “Attorneys general in Texas and Nevada filed their lawsuit on behalf of their states and 19 others, arguing the Labor Department rule... more »
  • MFM Building Products released a new WindowWrap instructional video on proper installation techniques for the company’s line of window flashing tapes. The video illustrates both the proper flashing steps as well as installation tips to ensure that the window enclosure is waterproofed correctly. According to David Delcoma, product marketing manager,  MFM, “It is not uncommon for... more »
  • Pella Corp. expanded its Insynctive smart solutions by offering the option of building security sensors into Pella Designer Series windows and patio doors and Architect Series and Pella entry doors, direct from the factory. Insynctive security sensors let homeowners know if their windows and doors are secure via the status indicator, which lights up if windows, patio doors, and/or entry doors are... more »
  • Shirley Wang, PlastPro Inc. founder and CEO, was named chair of The UCLA Foundation Board and is spearheading the Chancellor’s Centennial Scholars Match to increase support for undergraduate scholarships in the amount of $150 million. Wang is the first Asian-American woman to lead The UCLA Foundation. Demonstrating leadership in student support objectives, Wang and her husband donated $1... more »
  • Prairie Business Magazine named Integrity Windows and Doors for the second time to its annual 50 Best Places to Work list, selected from nearly 950 submissions. The list recognizes top companies to work for in the northern Plains. An anonymous employee survey that outlines work environment, employee benefits and employee happiness is the source of nominations. “The happiness of our team... more »
  • Chad Hackman joined the Roto Fasco Canada team as an inside sales coordinator. Hackman’s experience spans two decades in logistics and more than 14 years in technical sales within the window and door industry.    Hackman’s experience and strong customer service background make him a tremendous asset to the Roto Fasco Canada team, as he works on a daily basis with customers... more »
  • Testing at the British Columbia Institute of Technology found that an Indow Acoustic Grade insert placed over a standard double-pane window yields a 42-45 Sound Transmission Class rating, quieting outside noise by 50 percent, according to the company. The most noticeable effects are reducing medium to high-range frequency noises.   Earlier testing at the Portland State University Green... more »
  • In advance of the new Fair Labor Standards Act overtime rule changes that soon take effect, WDMA is again partnering with Affinity HR Group to host a complimentary webinar on the topic. This follow up to the successful spring webinar focuses on the practical application of the new FLSA overtime rule changes and how to build and implement a compliance strategy.  The webinar takes place on... more »
  • According to Catalina Research, U.S. window and door sales remained on an upward trend in the second quarter of 2016, however, at a more moderate rate. The slowdown reflects weaker gains in housing starts and a moderation in nonresidential building construction spending. During the second quarter of 2016, dollar window and door sales are estimated to have increased by 6.5 percent, down from an 8.... more »
  • Over the past several years, Crystal Window & Door Systems has expanded production at its Chicago manufacturing facility. New equipment now allows the Chicago plant to produce a large portion of Crystal's broad aluminum and vinyl product line. The Crystal Series 100, 200 and 500 Vinyl windows and the Crystal Series 2000/2000A, 4000, and 5600 Aluminum windows as well as the Series... more »