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  • Fortune Brands, parent company of Therma-Tru Doors, authorized the repurchase of up to $400 million of shares of the company’s common stock over the next two years on the open market or in privately negotiated transactions. “We have deployed approximately $1.9 billion of capital from 2012 through 2015, but we believe that we can deploy an additional $2.0 billion to $2.5 billion to... more »
  • Rangate will host the fifth annual Euro Tour, where more than 20 North American solid wood window and door makers will travel to more than 10 European production factories in four countries. Attendees are invited to examine areas of interest including machines, tools, joinery skills, techniques and material flows. "Our tour is about combining the best of both worlds between North America... more »
  • Western Window Systems launched its new website, featuring technical data, videos, and product news, as well as customized pages for dealers, architects and designers, builders, and remodelers. “The new website brings a lot of things together to make a very big difference,” says Scott Gates, president and CEO of Western Window Systems. “Initial feedback has been incredibly... more »
  • PGT Inc. acquired WinDoor, which introduces a third brand to the PGTI portfolio to include PGT, CGI and WinDoor. All three business units serve the impact-resistant window and door market. Among many benefits, the company says the acquisitions stand to diversify and broaden PGTI’s brand and product portfolio, including the addition of thermally-broken products and more comprehensive... more »
  • Production is underway at Crystal Window & Door Systems’ new facility in northeastern Pennsylvania. Crystal acquired the 336,500-square-foot facility in Benton Township in October, where it is producing aluminum windows and sliding patio doors. "Bringing this factory online so quickly is an amazing feat and a tremendous benefit for all involved," says Crystal's COO Steve Chen... more »
  • ProVia’s Embarq fiberglass entry doors, previously available only to Platinum dealers, are now available to all customers. Introduced in 2014, Embarq doors feature a U-factor of 0.10, a dual-perimeter seal, and are 2 1/2 inches thick. The doors are available in six styles and four wood grains, and come with a limited lifetime warranty on the door structure and a 10-year finish warranty.... more »
  • Renolit will show decorative and performance films for window and door applications at booth #231, Hall 6 during Fensterbau Frontale, held March 16-19 in Nuremburg, Germany. Renolit’s displays will include the acrylic-based film solution Exofol FX, featuring new colors for residential windows; Exofol IN, a soft interior film featuring a scratch-resistant coating and woodgrain designs; and... more »
  • Western Window Systems’ Series 3600 vinyl multi-slide door was given an air, water and structural performance rating of DP40 by the American Architectural Manufacturers Association and the National Fenestration Rating Council. The door also features a water-barrier sill, a U-factor of 0.30 and a solar heat gain coefficient of 0.20. The company will begin taking orders for the Series 3600... more »
  • LaCantina was awarded Best of Houzz for 2016 in the Design and Customer Satisfaction categories. This is the company’s fourth consecutive award from the home remodeling and design website and community. The Design award was granted based on popularity among the site’s users, while the Customer Satisfaction award was determined by factors including the number and quality of reviews a... more »
  • Simpson Door Company will give away a $100 dinner gift card and $25 in movie tickets to the winner of its Find Your Perfect Match Sweepstakes, chosen from among users of a quiz on the company’s website. The sweepstakes is open to residents of the U.S. and Canada and runs until February 29. Click here for more information. more »