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  • 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 »
  • Global Products introduced its new subsidiary, GPI Millworks, at the recent AMD Show in Tampa, Fla. The new company specializes in door components, PVC and pultruded fiberglass door panels, as well as PVC sliding doors. “The objective of the company is to work closely with the industry to design and supply key components to improve the efficiency, performance and ease of assembly of doors... more »
  • Integrity from Marvin Windows and Doors announces that its child safety and fall prevention solution is now available for its Wood-Ultrex and All Ultrex Glider windows. The new, factory-applied Window Opening Control Devices limit the window opening to less than 4 inches and require two distinct actions to disengage. The devices automatically reset when the window is returned to the closed... more »
  • Roto North America was honored with a plaque of recognition plaque from PRYSM Marketing, commemorating Roto’s 35th year in North America. The two companies share a productive partnership that focuses on the sales expansion of Roto Fasco products in the market. more »
  • A trade coalition of 14 vinyl extruders and window manufacturers reached a settlement with J-Channel Industries, bringing the patent challenge with the ITUS Corp. subsidiary to a conclusion. The coalition said it was able to negotiate an out-of-court monetary settlement, the terms of which were not disclosed. The dispute was regarding the “J-rail” channel design that has long been in... more »