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  • ODL Inc. expanded its Evolve doorglass framing system lineup. The rectangular doorglass frame is now available in 10 sizes, ranging from 8 inches by 36 inches to 22 inches by 64 inches. Medium oval and sunburst frames are also included in the offering. “Our customers love the results that they are receiving from the unique features of the Evolve frame and asked for more sizes. We are happy... more »
  • Ply Gem teamed up with Fox Network’s new renovation competition series, Home Free, to provide windows, patio doors, siding, stone veneer, trim and accessories for the eight-episode series. Hosted by famed professional contractor Mike Holmes (“Holmes on Homes”), Home Free premieres Wednesday, July 22 and follows nine couples who are challenged to revive one run-down home every... more »
  • Renewal by Andersen, a division of Andersen Corp., was ranked highest in customer satisfaction with windows and patio doors for the first time, according to the J.D. Power 2015 Windows and Patio Doors Satisfaction Study released in June. The study measured satisfaction among customers who purchased windows and/or patio doors within the past 12 months, based on appearance and design, operational... more »
  • Window World’s windows earned the Good Housekeeping Seal for the eighth consecutive year. The Good Housekeeping Institute evaluates safety, performance, ease of use, durability and design to award the seal. Good Housekeeping offers a two-year limited warranty on seal-bearing products, replacing, repairing or providing a refund up to $2,000 for any merchandise found to be defective. This... more »
  • Western Window Systems expanded its Volume Program to include custom sizes and configurations for its door systems. The customizable options have a 15-day production lead time. “Our new custom sizes and configurations give production builders the ability to design signature indoor-outdoor living spaces—taller, wider, whatever they need—that complement our Volume Program... more »
  • Caldwell Manufacturing Company North America LCC reports its latest milestone: 2,500 days without a lost-time accident at its Williamsport, Maryland manufacturing plant. Employees at the location held a celebration In recognition of the accomplishment on Tuesday, July 7th. Vice president of manufacturing, Kevin Novak, comments, “Everyone in the organization is proud of the Williamsport... more »
  • Crystal Window & Door Systems earned The 2015 Communicator Award of Distinction from The Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts in the Film/Video-Corporate Image category and The Bronze "Stevie" Award in the Corporate Overview Video category of the 2015 American Business Awards. Both awards recognize Crystal's 25th Anniversary Corporate Video which debuted at the company's... more »
  • C.R. Laurence completed the expansion of its U.S. Aluminum Division headquarters in Waxahachie, Texas. The renovated facility will enhance production and distribution processes resulting in greater stock inventories, reduced lead times, and improved customer support, according to the company. At 350,000 square feet, the large-scale expansion doubled the size of the previous building. The result... more »
  • Masonite International Corporation introduced a new Exterior Decorative Glass collection with designs to complement any architectural style. There are nine glass designs that are the company says are the result of research into consumer design preferences. The new line comprises Flora Crest, Chelsea, Marco, Rozet, Sonnet, Optimus, Tanglewood, Dutchess and Frontier, and uses design elements such... more »
  • New York State Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul visited Crystal Window & Door Systems' Queens, N.Y. headquarters and factory on July 1. During the visit, Hochul viewed the factory floor operations, met with Crystal founder and CEO Thomas Chen, and his son Steve Chen, Crystal's COO, and greeted some of the staff. New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo sent a congratulatory letter on the 25th... more »