Latest News

  • Coinciding with National Manufacturing Week, Crystal Window & Door Systems celebrated its first full year in Northeast Pennsylvania with an Anniversary Open House on Oct. 5. During the past year, the company renovated a significant portion of the building, started producing windows and hired almost 50 employees. Over 75 guests including members of the local business community, government... more »
  • Endura Products Inc. filed a patent infringement lawsuit against GPI Millworks. The lawsuit asserts, among other things, that GPI allegedly infringed Endura’s rights in certain U.S. patents, granted by the U.S. Government and owned by Endura, related to two of Endura’s door component products, which the lawsuit asserts are being marketed and sold by GPI Millworks as the Outswing Door... more »
  • Loewen published new Building Information Modeling content, available for download on the Loewen website. Architects and dealers can access 3D models of 80 percent of actively specified products in Revit and SketchUp platforms, including features for architectural design, engineering and construction. Files are complimentary and no password is required. Current models have a full range of options... more »
  • La Loma Windows & Doors by Loewen is now Loewen Vero Collection. The operations of Vero Collection remain in Tucson, Arizona, and will be supported by the Loewen operations and dealer network. The Vero products will be offered under the following brands: VeroSteel windows and doors and VeroCore, constructed with Accoya wood. more »
  • Roto Frank of America introduced its new Alversa sliding patio door hardware system. According to the company, the system facilitates quick and efficient installation and makes it easier and faster to add or modify components. Key features include a universal central locking system, a universal handle and a modular sliding system. "The Roto Alversa Sliding Patio Door system was developed as... more »
  • Windows suitable for passive house construction are now available through Earthwise Windows of Albany, New York, known locally as PVC Industries. Earthwise Windows developed the Revolution window system with passive housing requirements in mind. The triple-glazed windows feature a seven-chambered sash and a continuous triple weather seal. The window can achieve thermal performance ratings of R-7... more »
  • Madico Inc., a fully owned subsidiary of Lintec USA Holdings Inc., entered into an agreement to market The Total Window Solution, a new daylighting/solar-control film solution for windows, with SerraLux, a global daylighting technology company with offices in the U.S. and Europe. The Total Window Solution leverages SerraGlaze Daylight Redirecting Film, SerraLux's flagship product, with Madico's... more »
  •     From humble beginnings in 1883 as the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company, PPG (now Vitro Architectural Glass) became a world leader in glass manufacturing, shipping glass to more than 80 countries and producing some of the industry’s most advanced glasses.     The Vitro Glass Technology Center in Harmar Township, Pennsylvania, formerly the PPG Glass Business... 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 »