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  • Deceuninck North America was recertified for “Recycled Content” and “Closed Loop Products” for the fourth year by GreenCircle Certified LLC, a third-party analyst that provides independent evaluations of sustainable products and operations. Deceuninck North America is the only window lineal provider certified by GreenCircle, according to the company.  “Third-... more »
  • Jeld-Wen acquired Aneeta Window Systems, Australian manufacturer and supplier of sashless windows. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Aneeta Windows specializes in the manufacturing of sashless windows that feature two moving panes of counterbalanced glass, without a timber or aluminum sash frame surrounding the glass. Based in Melbourne, the company has licensing agreements in the U.S... more »
  • Kolbe expanded its online Architect Library to include new and updated 3D Revit building information models for Ultra Series and VistaLuxe Collection products. Amongst the new models for the VistaLuxe Collection are the 90-degree corner unit, complementary folding doors and folding windows.“Our BIM tools allow architects to view products from different perspectives, incorporating Kolbe... more »
  • Consumers Digest designated Masonite’s Belleville Smooth a Best Buy in its July report on entry and storm doors. Belleville Smooth is one of only four fiberglass doors to receive the Best Buy rating, which is determined through evaluation of materials, quality of construction and warranty. “Masonite’s entry and interior doors are crafted with an ideal combination of beautiful... more »
  • NanaWall Systems announced six winners of the third annual Photo Story Contest, each selected based on its premier design, application story and imagery. The contest invited architects, designers, contractors and homeowners to submit their personal NanaWall projects for the opportunity to be featured on the NanaWall website and blog, in future idea books and potentially showcased in future... more »
  • ProVia launched its new Endure window series, which offers high-performance features that maximize energy efficiency, according to the company. Endure windows are Energy Star certified, and are independently tested to meet energy-efficiency standards. The windows come standard with ProVia’s ComforTech Warm Edge Glazing System, a glass package that is said to improve thermal performance that... more »
  • ATN Holdings of California agreed to cease using and selling any product that violates Quanex’s patents. This agreement was in response to a lawsuit filed against ATN for infringement of five patents related to spacer and sealant assemblies, specifically the Quanex Duraseal product line. “We are committed to protecting our patents and other intellectual property globally and we have a... more »
  • Quanex Building Products Corp. plans to acquire Woodcraft Industries, supplier of doors and components to leading original equipment manufacturers in the kitchen and bathroom cabinet industry. The all-cash transaction, which is expected to close in the 4th calendar quarter of 2015, is valued at approximately $248.5 million, and will be funded with a combination of cash on-hand, a new asset-based... more »
  • RegaLead will bring its paint system, ColorSpray, to the U.S. at this year’s GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo in Atlanta, September 16-18. Visitors to booth 522 can take the opportunity to see first-hand the epoxy acrylic based paint system, which the company says is widely used throughout the UK and Europe and is ideal for the back painting glass for a multitude of... more »
  • Thompson Creek Window Company announced that FlexScreen will be its standard window screen across all of its hung and slider product lines. “When we first saw FlexScreen and understood the advantages that it brings, we immediately knew that it would set the new standard for all window screens,” says Thompson Creek president Rick Wuest. “Making the change to FlexScreen is just... more »