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  • Western Window Systems introduced the Series 610 Single-Hung and Series 620 Sliding Window. The all-new window line replaces the Series 100, the company’s previous line of single-hung and sliding windows. Each window integrates with Western Window Systems’ large sliding glass doors and fixed windows. Both styles can be directly mulled to most of Western Window Systems’ product... more »
  • 3M and Energy Products Distribution released a new technology, Thinsulate Window Film, which slows down the process of fading. Thinsulate not only helps to block out the sun’s heat in the summer, but it also helps to trap heat inside during the winter, providing extra insulation and comfort in colder months. The film is added to existing windows, providing a nearly invisible layer of... more »
  • Quanex Building Products refreshed quanex.com with insights and technical resources developed to help make its customers’ businesses better, according to the company. The redesigned website, now mobile responsive for all devices, features an easy-to-use layout, offering the visitor an intuitive user experience. “Most people spend a significant amount of time using their mobile devices... more »
  • Vi-Lux Building Products Inc. was awarded Florida Building Code approval for its composite door jambs which can now be used in High Velocity Hurricane Zone, specifically, Miami Dade County. The line includes 4 9/16", 5 1/4", 6 9/16" and 7 1/4" sizes. “The approval of our door jambs provides customers the confidence to use our product even in the most extreme climate... more »
  • Window World sold its 1,000,000th window for 2016. This accomplishment adds to a list for the organization in 2016, including being ranked No. 1 replacement contractor in Remodeling magazine’s Top 550 for the eighth year in a row and No. 1 window company in Qualified Remodeler’s annual Top 500 for the tenth consecutive year. In addition, the exterior remodeler was ranked “... more »
  • Zobel Coatings released its Zowo-tec 421 Glaze UV+, which contains high doses of UV absorbers and radical interceptors, which filter the damaging UV part of the sunlight spectrum. Consequently, the product itself can be applied as a clear coat outdoors, provided that a coloured primer is used in the layer structure. Likewise, Zowo-tec 421 Glaze UV+ can be used with pigments, particularly... more »
  • Deceuninck North America will celebrate the grand opening of its new plant in Fernley, Nevada, on Oct. 22, right after GlassBuild 2016 in Las Vegas. The 150,000-square-foot facility, which sits on a 28-acre site, includes up to 24 extrusion lines, manufacturing support, offices and a warehouse. The company will also display its latest products at GlassBuild, booth #1550, including the eos patio... more »
  • In an expansion of the VistaLuxe Collection, Kolbe introduced a VistaLuxe complementary sliding patio door and contemporary Madison hardware. VistaLuxe complementary sliding patio doors allow the view to take center stage, with 3-inch stiles and top rail and a 5-inch bottom rail. Two panel, three panel, and four panel configurations are available in sizes up to 16 feet wide by 8 feet high.... more »
  • Western Window Systems launched its redesigned Volume Program website, westernvolumeprogram.com. The updated site builds on innovative features and a clean design that offers a more engaging experience when learning about the company’s Volume Program and products. The site allows users to better interact with Western Window Systems’ Volume Program online. By hovering over a link, a... more »
  • AmesburyTruth developed plans to construct a center of excellence manufacturing facility in Statesville, North Carolina. The new state-of the-art building will enable the design, development, testing, and manufacturing for window and door components. The new facility will positively position AmesburyTruth for future growth, company officials report. “The construction industry... more »