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  • Window World sold its one-millionth window for 2015 in early October. Although this is the seventh consecutive year Window World reached this sales milestone, the company has never attained the mark so early in a calendar year. This landmark is the latest in a number of sales achievements and industry accolades that Window World secured in 2015. The organization was ranked No. 1 Replacement... more »
  • Crystal Window & Door Systems acquired a 226-acre property in northeastern Pennsylvania. The property is in Benton Township, located north of Scranton, and includes a partially outfitted 336,500-square foot industrial building. The company plans to hire 30 to 50 workers for the start-up year and anticipates needing 300 to 350 employees in the near future. Long rang plans could see a total... more »
  • NanaWall Systems is featured in three homes within the 2015 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, which challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient and attractive. Each home incorporates NanaWall opening glass wall systems. “NanaWall Systems has been utilized in over a dozen Solar Decathlon homes since 2005,... more »
  • Roto Frank AG, the parent company of Roto Frank of America Inc. and Roto Fasco Canada, continues its expansion of its global window and door technology market with the acquisition of the Deventer Group, a global building materials supplier, effective January 2016. The acquisition will include the German company with its founding site in Berlin-Spandau, as well as independent companies in the... more »
  • Tubelite Inc.  celebrated its 70th anniversary with a ribbon-cutting event for employees and their families on Oct. 3, 2015.  “We are excited to reach this major milestone in our company history. We are thankful for our employees, our customers and our community for supporting us in this achievement,” says Amy Cole, president of Tubelite Inc. “We are proud that... more »
  • Lisec opened the Glass Forum, a $5.7 million center in Hausmening, Austria, that houses the latest Lisec technologies for every stage of glass processing. The center allows the company to demonstrate processes including glass cutting, edging, insulating and laminating, in addition to the company’s logistics systems. In the Glass Forum, flat glass is processed under real-life production... more »
  • Quanex Building Products continues its work with Zane State College to bring continuing education opportunities free of charge to its employees through an innovative program that provides 200 training hours and eight college credit hours. “It is really nice to work with companies like Quanex who are willing to invest in their employees,” says Tracey Tonnous, workforce training... more »
  • GPI Millworks will unveil its dramatic new booth and an expanded product line at WMA in Atlanta, Nov. 2-3. GPI’s line of products, including solid foam vinyl sills, range of PVC, aluminum and fiberglass astragals, adjustable sill pans, foam vinyl framing profiles and retractable screen system, will be on display at Booth 421. The company will also launch two new kit form products, including... more »
  • A private equity acquisition group led by Swiftsure Capital acquired Quantum Windows and Doors. The acquisition will not affect Quantum’s day-to-day operations. As part of the acquisition, Jeff Klein was appointed CEO of Quantum. Klein was previously senior vice president of Ply Gem Industries Inc. and president of several window companies owned by Ply Gem. Prior to working with Ply Gem,... more »
  • Marvin Windows and Doors was chosen as the recipient of the 2015 Minnesota Manufacturing Award in the “Best in Class: Large Company” category during an awards presentation in Minneapolis. Marvin was chosen as the winner of this award for the company’s commitment and dedication to excellence in manufacturing, according to the company. The manufacturing industry plays a vital role... more »