July 20, 2009
Solar Innovations Inc., a manufacturer of residential and commercial conservatories; sunrooms; skylights; folding, tilting, and sliding glass doors, walls, windows, and screens; has moved into a new green facility in Pine Grove, Pa., company officials report.
The new 206,000-square-foot building is located 15 minutes north of the company’s previous location in Myerstown, Pa.
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July 20, 2009
Blair Ingle has been promoted to president of Window World Inc., which bills itself as America’s largest replacement window company with offices in more than 200 cities nationwide. Most recently, Ingle served as CFO and he's credited with developing a strategy that has enabled Window World to outperform its competitors in the current down economy.
"Blair offers a unique mix of... more »
July 14, 2009
Andersen Corp. plans to reduce its management and office staff by approximately 250 people as a result of internal restructuring, the manufacturer announced today. Andersen, which employs nearly 11,000 people across North America, will manage the work force reduction through a combination of early retirements, attrition, open positions and job eliminations. The majority of these reductions... more »
July 14, 2009
Cardinal Glass plans to end production of coated window glass at its Norfthield, Minn., plant and shift to glass targeted at the renewable energy industry, according to a July 8 report in the Northfield News. Company officials would not elaborate further on plans, it was noted.
The newspaper notes that most of the plant's 90 employees will have to re-apply for jobs with the changeover, with 27... more »
July 13, 2009
Homeshield, the supplier of a variety of fenestration components, has realigned its sales department to better service current market opportunities. As part of this effort, David Bryant has been promoted to vice president of marketing and Bill Gribble has been promoted to vice president of sales.
Bryant has served as vice president of sales and marketing for Homeshield’s Imperial... more »
July 9, 2009
WinDoor Inc., the Florida-based manufacturer of high-end customized sliding glass doors and windows, has gone live with WTS Paradigm’s CenterPoint and MasterPoint software. Now used by the manufacturer's external sales team and its manufacturing and engineering departments, the system will next be rolled out to dealers, and with remaining WinDoor product lines to be entered as well.
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July 8, 2009
Mark Fanelli has joined Royal Window & Door Profiles in the newly-created position of vice president and general manager. He comes to Royal from PPG Industries Inc. where he served as director of sales in the Performance Glazing and IG Sealants business.
In that role, he was responsible for $700 million in sales. Fanelli, who has extensive experience in operations management and a record of... more »
July 8, 2009
Tru Tech Doors, a Canadian door manufacturer, today formally announced its expansion into the U.S. market, with plans to host a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new facility in Fredericksburg, Va. The new division is known as Tru Tech USA.
The location was previously occupied by Therma Tru Corp. As previously reported, after the Virginia operation was closed, an... more »
July 7, 2009
Stock Building Supply Holdings LLC announced last week it had successfully completed its financial restructuring and has emerged from Chapter 11. The company’s plan of reorganization was confirmed by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware on June 15, 2009.
“This is a great day for Stock. We are emerging with the strongest balance sheet and financial foundation... more »
July 6, 2009
Formerly a distributor, Eurocraft Industries established a production facility in Largo, Fla., to produce German-designed tilt & turn window and door systems.
Formerly an importer of the Kömmerling Tilt & Turn windows and doors, Eurocraft Industries Inc. has established a manufacturing facility in Largo, Fla., to be the first North American producer of the German system. A... more »