Latest News

  • AmesburyTruth hired a new director of marketing, Kevin Anez. With more than 21 years of experience in the building materials industry, Anez comes to AmesburyTruth from Viracon, where he was director of marketing and product management for the architectural commercial glass business. Prior to working for Viracon, Anez spent nearly 19 years with Andersen Corporation. more »
  • Peter Dixen has been named CEO of A+W Software GmbH. Dixen brings more than 20 years of glass and fenestration IT industry experience to his new role and is highly focused upon customer satisfaction and long-lasting partnerships with A+W customers. His previous experience includes 13 years as IT application and internal software development director for an international glass company, A+W support... more »
  • Dusco Doors appointed Thomas McAndrew Gale as president, responsible for managing all aspects of the Dusco Group of companies, which include Ocean Building Products, International Glass Products and Jade Bathroom Products. Gale began his career at Sure Magnetics Ltd., an exterior door and window manufacturer, before moving to Cafa Financial Corp., a boutique investment banking firm specializing... more »
  • Pleotint, LLC appointed Chad Simkins as vice president responsible for leading domestic sales and marketing efforts for the company’s Suntuitive glass products and technology. “I’m excited about the opportunity to help Pleotint’s management team guide the company into the future and to leverage the spirit of innovation they have worked so hard to cultivate,”... more »
  • Western Window Systems promotes Scott Gates to chief operating officer. Previously vice president and general manager of the manufacturer of multi-panel door systems, Gates has been with the company since 2010. He has contributed to Western Window Systems’ accelerated growth—the company was recently named one of Inc. magazine’s fastest-growing companies in the U.S.   In... more »
  • PH Tech expands its sales territory into the Western United States, covering all states West of Kansas City, Mo. Patrick Milligan, regional sales manager, is responsible for the new territory. Milligan has 20 years of experience in the vinyl window and door industry. more »
  • The National Fenestration Rating Council awarded the Dariush Arasteh Memorial Member of the Year to Joseph Hayden, Senior Engineer, Technical Leader-Products, for Pella Corp. Hayden has been involved with NFRC for 18 years and during that time he has been active on every committee, subcommittee, and many task groups. He also served a term as the Chair of the NFRC Board of Directors. The field of... more »
  •   Dino Fenzi, Fenzi Group’s president, president of Vitrum, and honorary president of the Italian Association of Glass-Processing Machinery and Accessory Suppliers (GIMAV), passed away Sept. 22. “Present in the company since 1959, his great entrepreneurial skills, his intuition and his profound knowledge of the glass industry enabled him, together with his son... more »
  •   Industry icon Bob G. Pool, founder and chairman of Thermal Windows Inc., passed away Sept. 16, 2014, at his home in Bayview, Texas. He was 85. Pool spent began his career in the window industry in the early 1950s. Born Oct. 11, 1928 in Durham, Arkansas, he was a Cadet at Oklahoma Military Academy, graduating in 1945. While there he attended flight school and became a pilot,... more »
  •   Simpson Door Co. appointed Phil Steklenski as vice president and general manager, succeeding Stacie Conkle, who will be retiring after 28 years with the company. Steklenski has a diverse background in the wood products industry, including positions with Bright Wood Corp. and Andersen Windows. "Phil has a breadth of experience in the wood products industry and has helped run... more »