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  •          The new Masonite logo reinforces where the company is taking the door category, officials report. The bold, uppercase letters signify continued strength and leadership. The ‘M’ symbol utilizies intersecting doors to reinforce the partnership with customers. The modified crossbars of the ‘A’ and ‘E’ in Masonite’s... more »
  • CRL-U.S. Aluminum received Florida Product Approval by the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation for the Monterey S55 and S80 Bi-Folding Doors. The approval signifies full compliance with Florida Building Codes and will make it easier for glaziers and design professionals to select the appropriate systems for their jobs, company officials report. Monterey S55 and S80 Bi-... more »
  • Marvin Windows and Doors is previewing a new door during the International Builders’ Show in Orlando, Jan. 10-12. The new Marvin Clad Ultimate Bi-Fold Door features one of the industry’s widest glass panels at 3 ½  feet in a frame up to 10 feet high. The door will be available for ordering in spring 2017. “Customers today are looking for bigger doors, cleaner lines... more »
  • Marvin Windows and Doors joined as a charter sponsor of Generation Next, a philanthropic campaign from This Old House that will encourage and empower young people to join the skilled trades. Marvin will participate in a campaign kickoff reception at this year’s Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, presenting an initial donation to the mikeroweWORKS Foundation’s Work Ethic Scholarship... more »
  • Apex Energy Solutions unveiled an app that allows potential franchisees, customers and employees to explore the Apex story through a digital Victorian-style pop-up book. It can be found in the iTunes app store. The Apex Pop-Up Book app tells the Apex story by reacting to users’ fingertips, allowing them to turn pages and watch pop-up features take shape. Once a page is open, the user can... more »
  • Apex Energy Solutions switched to a franchise model, offering all of its licensees the opportunity to buy franchises and also making franchises available in new markets. Apex is in 15 states, and it expects the franchise model to result in double-digit growth in the next 18 months. more »
  • Deceuninck North America reported strong sales growth through the third quarter of 2016, according to a recent company release. The company made several investments to sustain its growth in 2016, including its new $20 million, 150,000-square-foot facility in Fernley, Nevada, which can accommodate up to 24 extrusion lines. Deceuninck also invested to support growth and sustainability at its Monroe... more »
  • Kolbe Windows & Doors introduced sliding windows with larger openings. Available in both Ultra Series and VistaLuxe complementary versions, the window features an extruded aluminum exterior, a wood interior and a tilt-in sash on some models to simplify cleaning. Kolbe will display the window during the International Builders’ Show. more »
  •   PGT Inc. will unveil its new brand name, PGT Innovations, at the 2017 NAHB International Builders’ Show, Jan. 10-12, 2017. The new name evokes the future of the impact-resistant window and door industry and the next generation of products, according to company officials. Bringing together three window and door manufacturers—CGI, PGT Custom Windows & Doors and WinDoor—... more »
  • Jeld-Wen partnered with U.S. Lumber. Door dealers and lumberyards will be able to purchase Jeld-Wen products from U.S. Lumber in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware and Virginia, starting in mid-2016. U.S. Lumber will pre-hang and distribute the complete line of Jeld-Wen Doors. Read more... Jeld-Wen also announced its acquisition of Australia’s Trend Windows & Doors, which... more »