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  • Deceuninck North America’s commercial fabricator program is welcoming its inaugural member companies.   According to the company, the Deceuninck North America Commercial Alliance program provides technical, engineering, marketing and sales support to its members. The Commercial Alliance has attracted several leading and geographically diverse companies: Doers Window Manufacturing of... more »
  • Ply Gem kicked off Habitat for Humanity’s national Home Builders Blitz week with a wall-raising ceremony in Wake County. Ply Gem is the presenting sponsor of Habitat’s Home Builders Blitz, where professional builders in 31 states will work this week alongside nearly 250 Habitat homeowners to build or repair a place they can call home. The sponsorship is one component of the Home for... more »
  • Jeld-Wen Holding Inc. announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to the proposed initial public offering of its common stock. The number of shares to be offered, the price range for the proposed offering and the exchange on which shares of the Company’s common stock will be listed have not yet been determined.... more »
  • Jeld-Wen of Canada was named Manufacturer of the Year in the 2016 Energy Star Canada Awards for the windows and doors category. Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, Jim Carr, presented the awards to member organizations at a ceremony in Winnipeg, hosted by Manitoba Hydro. “The Energy Star awards demonstrate how Canadian businesses and organizations across the country are driving... more »
  • Loewen, the window and door manufacturing enterprise based in Steinbach, Manitoba, has entered into an agreement to acquire the business of La Loma Windows & Doors, based in Tucson, Arizona. “The La Loma acquisition will be a complementary addition to our current portfolio of Loewen products manufactured in Steinbach," said Al Babiuk, president and CEO, Loewen. "We will be... more »
  • Midwest Wholesale Hardware announced a new website for those in the door hardware and security industry.  “Our new website puts more power in the hands of buyers to search on their own terms for products they need, using the language they use every day,” Chris Casazza, CEO of Midwest Wholesale Hardware, said. “We listened to those in the industry to create a website that... more »
  • Pleotint LLC  announced a sales and distribution partnership with NT Window Inc. that will enable the company to offer self-tinting Suntuitive Dynamic Glass with its full line of window, door and sunroom products, according to Pleotint.   “When we look to offer new products to our customers, we look for things that we know will bring increased value, enhanced safety, superior... more »
  • Ply Gem opened the Insight Center, a dedicated research and applied science center in Durham, capitalizing on the Cary-based headquarters' proximity to the Research Triangle Region, one of the most advanced research areas in North America. The nearly 60,000-square-foot center of excellence was designed to increase the potential for research, testing and innovation for Ply Gem’s... more »
  • North Star Windows & Doors will invest $10 million in a plant expansion and new equipment, adding 140 new jobs in the process to its existing 184 positions. With the help of a $1.2 million conditional grant from the Ontario government, the project will come close to doubling the company’s workforce. North Star plans to complete the project by the end of 2019.   “The... more »
  • FeneTech Inc. celebrated its 20th anniversary with a combination open house and art show featuring Cleveland artist Brian Jones, whose unique brand of software and engineer-themed glass artwork adorns FeneTech’s Campus Drive facility. FeneTech opened for business in 1996 designing software for the fenestration industry.  FeneTech President and CEO Ron Crowl noted that,... more »