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  • Chelsea Building Products Inc. acquired the assets for the Everlast Polymeric Cladding System, including the brand and full distribution rights, from American Builders and Contractors Supply Co. (ABC Supply). With this acquisition, Chelsea Building Products will be the sole manufacturer/marketer of the Everlast Polymeric Cladding products. The Everlast Polymeric Cladding products have been... more »
  • After news broke Thursday, July 21, of the $750 million PPG-Vitro acquisition deal expected to close by the end of 2016, officials from the National Fenestration Rating Council spoke with Paul Bush, director of technical services at PPG and vice chair for the NFRC. In the interview, Bush noted that 240 years of glass technology are coming together to better serve customers. “These... more »
  • Pella Corporation acquired Reilly Windows & Doors, a manufacturer and designer of custom window walls and doors for builders and architects. Terms of the sale were not disclosed.   “From the very beginning, the reputation and breadth of offering from Reilly Windows & Doors has grown due to the beauty and superiority of our products,” says Michael Reilly, founder and... more »
  • Deceuninck North America formalized its Energex Alliance program, which currently includes six fabricators as inaugural members. The alliance began nearly a decade ago as a loose network of three Midwestern fabricators, and has grown both in number of fabricators and geographic reach, Deceuninck officials report. The Energex Alliance provides members access to Deceuninck North America’s... more »
  • LaCantina Doors teamed up with the television series Home Free, donating their folding and multi slide door system for a second season of the series. LaCantina’s Folding System will be featured in this Thursday’s episode, July 28, and LaCantina’s Multi Slide system is the focal point of the ultimate dream home.  more »
  • Pella Corp. is collaborating with Baldwin Hardware, a brand of the Hardware & Home Improvement division of Spectrum Brands Inc., as the hardware supplier for Pella’s entry doors. Pella entry doors will feature hardware from the Baldwin Reserve portfolio, including the SmartKey re-key system. The new hardware options will be available as part of the recently launched Vibrancy Collection... more »
  • LaCantina Doors was named to Ocean Home’s Platinum List 2016 for the second consecutive year in the Window & Doors category. The Platinum List recognizes the best in luxury coastal lifestyles. Covering 15 major categories in oceanfront design, the complete list of winners appears in the June/July issue of Ocean Home.  “Our judging panel had a major challenge choosing... more »
  • PPG today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell the assets of its flat glass manufacturing and glass coatings operations to Vitro S.A.B. de C.V., a leading producer of flat glass and specialty products. The transaction is expected to close by the end of 2016, subject to customary closing conditions. Under the terms of the agreement, PPG will divest its entire flat glass... more »
  • Rumors surfaced late last week about the sale of PPG Industries’ flat glass business to Vitro SAB de C.V. The potential sale was mentioned in an independent auditor’s report that was obtained by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and the news organization published an article about the possible deal on Friday. PPG officials declined to provide a statement regarding the report and the... more »
  • PPG Industries finalized its acquisition of MetoKote Corp. and its affiliates on July 6. MetoKote is a U.S.-based coatings services business with 2015 global sales of approximately $200 million. Financial terms were not disclosed. PPG officials announced the acquisition last month, explaining the company’s goals. “This acquisition will help us to better understand and meet our... more »