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  • Alside opened a 30,000-square-foot branch of Alside Supply Center in Fayetteville, N.C. David Wise, the regional sales vice president, says the new branch is strategically located in Fayetteville for proximity to Raleigh, Wilmington and Charlotte. more »
  • The Earthwise Group, comprised of a national network of independently-owned window and door manufacturing companies across the U.S., reports it experienced a 21 percent increase in overall sales in 2014. The company says this growth is partially due to the addition of two new members in the western U.S.; Earthwise of Salt Lake City (Advanced Window Products) began manufacturing Earthwise... more »
  • Window World recently celebrated the fifth annual “Window World Day” with patients of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The “Jingle Bell Jamboree” themed party was a celebration to honor the patients of St. Jude and their families. There, Chairman and CEO Tammy Whitworth presented the hospital with a check for $4.7 million in honor of the company’s total... more »
  • The Bayport and Stillwater fire departments responded to a fire at Andersen Windows in Bayport, Minn. Dec. 2, The Stillwater Gazette reported. According to Bayport Fire Chief Mark Swenson, who also works for Andersen, the fire was in an outbuilding with a lot of sawdust. He said the fire was small but the sawdust created a lot of smoke. No injuries were reported, and Swenson said firefighters... more »
  • Roto North America expanded its European product offering for window and door manufacturers in the U.S. and Canada to include six product lines. According to Chris Dimou, CEP of Roto North America, the expansion is in response to the growth and demand in this segment. “With two manufacturing locations in North America and additional technical support, we are uniquely positioned to offer... more »
  • Sierra Door Co. donated 2,150 AugustaWood solid wood interior doors to Houston Habitat for Humanity. Transportation and delivery support were provided by Sierra customer DW Distribution.  The donation included a variety of door heights, widths and styles within the AugustaWood product line and will be sold through the Houston Habitat ReStore. Proceeds aid the organization’s objective... more »
  • Window World, Inc., recently participated in St. Jude’s “Give thanks. Walk.” The company was identified as the top corporate fundraiser for the Charlotte area with over $18,000 fundraised. Nationwide, Window World participated in the walk with 28 teams and raised more than $106,000 through a combination of fundraising and sponsorships in local areas. “St. Jude remains... more »
  • AWP Windows and Doors announced it has implemented optimizer technology to significantly improve glass yields in its manufacturing process. “This represents a significant next step for AWP to capitalize on this half-milliondollar investment to produce high quality products with even greater efficiency. These advances are part of a larger ongoing strategy to improve our manufacturing... more »
  • Weather Shield Windows & Doors announces that its Employee LITE (Lives Inspired Through Employees) Foundation has collected more than $1.8 million in donations from employees since its inception in 2000. In the 14 years of the foundation, it has granted monies to organizations and individuals in need in and around the communities in which the company operates (Medford, Ladysmith, and Park... more »
  • FP2D, LLC, an Arizona-based construction services company, acquired Architectural Elements, LLC, a leading supplier and manufacturer of high quality doors and accessories for the domestic U.S. market. The company currently employees 25 people at its headquarters in Tucson, Ariz. “We are excited to have the addition of FP2D’s management team and expertise to assist in strategically... more »