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  • Crystal Pacific Window & Door Systems introduced its new Vista PLUS vinyl window line, available in styles including single and triple sliders, single hung, picture, geometric shapes and combination units. The line features dual-pane insulating glass with tempered, obscured and tinted panes as options, as well as several patterns of flat or sculpted grids. Vista PLUS windows deliver U-values... more »
  • MI Windows and Doors achieved a Sound Transmission Class rating of 29 on its 1685 doublesliding window, which features 3/4-inch dual-pane insulated glass. MI also hit an STC rating of 32 using 7/8-inch dual-pane glass constructed with DSB and 3/16-inch glass. The company calls this a significant benefit, saying triple-pane or laminated glass is no longer needed to obtain higher ratings. STC... more »
  • Window World is the presenting sponsor of MerleFest, a music festival in Wilkes County, North Carolina that raises funds for Wilkes Community College. Window World became the festival’s primary sponsor last year and has committed to remain in the top spot through 2020. The proceeds will help WCC improve Herring Hall, its health sciences center. “Throughout the year, Window World... more »
  • Altamont Capital Partners sold Cascade Windows to CenterOak Partners. Cascade designs, manufactures and sells customizable vinyl windows and sliding doors. It has a network of dealers, builders and distributors around the West. Altamont originally invested in Cascade in 2012. more »
  • C.R. Laurence Australia Pty, Ltd. acquired the operating assets of Neil Bennett and Co. Pty, Ltd., known as “Glass and Glazing Hardware” (GGH), in Canning Vale, Western Australia. With the acquisition, CRL plans to immediately bring the two companies’ combined product lines to the Australian market. “CRL is very proud that all the employees of GGH will be staying on,... more »
  • Jeld-Wen acquired Australia’sTrend Windows & Doors, which produces aluminum, timber and thermal energy-efficient windows and doors under multiple brand names including Synergy, Quantum, Thermashield, SoundMizer and Xtreme Bushfire Protection Windows & Doors. “Trend Windows & Doors represents a strategic acquisition for us as we strengthen our market-leading position in... more »
  • AWP Windows and Doors introduced a new Impact View Casement Window for the Florida and Caribbean Marketplace, designed for use in nearly any new construction, remodeling or full-frame replacement application. According to the company, the new window features a clean, contemporary design, exceptional sound attenuation characteristics and large and unobstructed views. It offers a concealed, three-... more »
  • Panda was awarded “Best of Houzz” for 2015 in the Customer Satisfaction categories on Houzz, the home remodeling and design website and community. The Customer Satisfaction award recipient, which is chosen by the site’s users, is determined by factors including the number and quality of reviews a company or professional receives. “Recognition like this validates that our... more »
  • More than a year ago, ProVia began constructing a 6,600 square foot orphanage expansion in Haiti called “No Place Like Home.” The company reports that in 2015, it raised $256,000 in donations toward the project. ProVia estimates another $224,000 will be needed. Click here for information about donations. As part of the project, building products manufacturers have also donated... more »
  • Andersen Windows was named an “Innovation Honoree” in the Smart Home category at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show for its VeriLock technology. The award honors outstanding design and engineering in consumer technology products. VeriLock will be available on Andersen’s 400 series starting in March. The technology syncs with connected devices to tell homeowners whether windows... more »