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  • Lisec signed a contract to acquire 100 percent of Hungary-based Glastronic, a part of the Jüllich Group, as of Sept. 1. The parties agreed to keep the purchase price confidential. As a part of the Lisec Group, Glastronic will in the future acquire used Lisec machines, overhaul them according to the customers’ requirements and resell them. Dr. Anita Panowitz and Bernhard Scheidl will manage... more »
  • ProVia was named a “Clear Winner” in the the October issue of Consumers Digest magazine. ProVia’s Endure window is listed as the “Best Buy in the Vinyl - Premium” category for "Premier Replacement Windows.”   Officials from ProVia say, “While we're excited to receive this recognition, there are a few important clarifications we'd like to make... more »
  • PGT Inc. announced the development of a new wholly-owned subsidiary, CGI Commercial, and the acquisition of established fabricator of storefront window and door products, US Impact Systems. US Impact, a PGT fabricator of storefront doors and windows for the past four years, will become part of CGI Windows & Doors, an existing PGT affiliate formed in 1992 that operates a manufacturing plant... more »
  • Forbes’ 2016 list of America’s Largest Private Companies includes 84 Lumber Co. With $2.504 billion in 2015 sales, which represents an 8.7 percent increase year-over-year from 2014, 84 Lumber is one of two building product suppliers in the annual ranking. The 223 private companies on the list have a combined revenue of $1.62 trillion and employ over 4.5 million people. To be... more »
  • American Renolit Corp. moved its customer service, operations and warehousing to a new location, still in Swedesboro, New Jersey. The new facility is over 25,000 square feet and houses expanded offices, a conference area and showroom, as well as a larger warehouse operation. The new address is 301 Berkeley Dr. Suite B, Swedesboro, NJ 08085, and the office phone remains the same: 856/467-3800... more »
  • Cardinal IG Cos. plans to develop a 250,000-square-foot, build-to-suit advanced glass manufacturing facility, in Buckeye, Arizona, where it has purchased 77 acres of land, according to a Commercial Property Executive article. “This property offered a development-ready site with good access...and the ability to efficiently serve California and other regional markets,” Marc... more »
  • Kömmerling will bring its super-size lift and slide door to GlassBuild America, booth No. 673. Manufactured at Kömmerling’s new plant in Huntsville, Alabama, the lift and slide door accommodates openings of up to 21 1/2 feet wide by 9 1/2 feet tall with just two sashes, helping to maximize the passage of light, while operating at the slightest push, according to the company. Double or... more »
  • OSI, a U.S.-based brand of professional-grade construction adhesives and sealants, named Window-Fix a partner. Window-Fix employs more than 30 fenestration experts who have completed the OSI Certified Installer Program for the use with the OSI QUAD Window & Door System. "The quality and knowledge inherent in OSI's products and specialized formulations is well recognized by... more »
  • Jeld-Wen acquired Breezway, a manufacturer of residential and commercial louvre window systems based in Brisbane, Australia. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The purchase represents the company’s third acquisition from Australia in recent months. Breezway’s louvre window incorporates a unique design for passive ventilation and high-end style, according to Jeld-Wen. The... more »
  • Vinyl Window Designs Ltd. secured a new, larger facility in the North York area, 10 minutes south of its current location in Ontario. The new 200,000-square-foot facility will provide additional capacity, allowing the company to meet current and future demands under one roof, according to VWD.  The new facility will include an expanded insulating glass unit department as well as... more »