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  • Bayer Built Woodworks selected Ponderosa to drive the company’s customer-centric service philosophy. “Our legacy, character-based software was chugging along just fine, but we knew that if we were to take advantage of the latest technology and Ponderosa’s current capabilities that we’d need to, at some point, upgrade our software,” Joe Bayer, president of Bayer Build... more »
  • Fraser House, a new Colorado Zero Net Energy Home, features Loewen windows and doors finished by Linetec. Recently built in the mountains of Fraser, Colorado, the 5,320-square-foot home is situated at 8,000 feet with an average annual temperature of 34 degrees F. It was designed by Caddis Architecture (previously Bryan Bowen Architecture) and maximizes thermal performance, natural light. Loewen... more »
  • ProVia is a sponsor of the disaster relief organization Eight Days of Hope, whose emergency response ministry, Hope Reigns, will be in Columbia, S.C. to help in the aftermath of the record flooding from Hurricane Joaquin. Volunteers will be doing mud outs, clearing debris, and pumping water out of homes.They plan to serve in Columbia for at least two weeks. Lodging and food will be provided.... more »
  • Crystal Window & Door Systems purchased a 226-acre property with an existing 336,500-square-foot industrial building in Northeast Pennsylvania. Located north of Scranton and adjacent to Interstate I-81, the company intends to develop the facility for window and door production. The acquisition complements Crystal's portfolio of production facilities which includes Chicago, Union, Mo.,... more »
  • Deceuninck North America teamed up with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Dayton and Catch the Building Spirit for its most recent build, a home in West Carrollton, Ohio, for David and Christy Armstrong and their children. Deceuninck donated the windows, decking and railing. The project began in late May and was completed in early September. A dedication event was held on Sept. 19 where more... more »
  • Masonite International Corporation acquired USA Wood Door, a wholesaler and fabricator of architectural and commercial wood doors in the Eastern United States. The company provides door and hardware distributors with machined, re-sized, and value added additions to both unfinished and prefinished doors and employs approximately 50 people at a single site in Thorofare, New Jersey. "USA... more »
  • A period of rapid growth for Jeld-Wen continues with the announcement today that the company acquired LaCantina Doors, a manufacturer of award-winning folding and multislide door systems based in Oceanside, Calif. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. “With the booming popularity of folding and multislide door systems, the acquisition gives us additional resources, capacity and a... more »
  • Andersen Corporation released its first Environmental Product Declaration for a Renewal by Andersen Double-Hung window. This accompanies the publication of the industry’s release of their Product Category Rule, a joint effort with other members of the window industry. A collaborative group of industry leaders have worked alongside Andersen over the past four years to develop the window PCR... more »
  • ATN Windows & Doors Corp./Green World Windows was granted U.S. Patent No. 9,074,416 for its proprietary insulating spacers and windows made from them. In a previous dispute, it was settled that these spacers do not infringe Quanex spacer patents, according to the company.The company has an additional application pending. more »
  • Crystal Window & Door Systems will play a key role in a new DIY Network show, American Rehab: Restoring Victoria. The show utilized Crystal vinyl windows and an aluminum sliding door as part of the renovation of a 110-year old Newark, N.J. house. The multi-episode series premiered recently and is airing on the DIY Network during September and October. For the past several years, Crystal has... more »