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  •       Custom decorative glass manufacturer Kenyon’s Glass launched a website devoted to informing manufacturers and consumers of its capabilities. In addition to highlighting the decorative door and window glass products and services available from the company, the new website also features a Design Your Own tab for customers to visualize a... more »
  • PGT Inc. saw improved financial results for the third quarter ended September 28, 2013. "We delivered our highest quarterly sales since the first quarter of 2007, coming in at $64.9 million, up 45 percent over the third quarter of 2012," reports Rod Hershberger, president and CEO. "A combination of improving market conditions and marketing programs focused on both consumers and... more »
  • Builders FirstSource Inc. reported increased third quarter sales and income. Specifically: third quarter 2013 sales increased 38.1 percent to $402.9 million compared to third quarter 2012 sales of $291.8 million gross margin percentage improved to 23.0 percent, up from 19.8 percent in the third quarter of 2012 Operating income was $20.3 million, up nearly $22.0 million when compared to an... more »
  • WTS Paradigm was ranked among the top five private business job creators within Wisconsin in Inc. magazine's second annual Inc. Hire Power Awards, which recognizes private businesses that have generated the most jobs in the past three years. WTS Paradigm generated 37 jobs from January 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013. “It has been an exciting experience to watch our company double in size over the... more »
  • Window and door fabricator Burlington Windows Ltd., recently switched exclusively to Deceuninck as its supplier, according to an Oct. 21 Deceuninck release. “Price has increasingly become an issue, which spurred us to look for [supplier] alternatives," says Andy Tagg, managing director of Burlington Windows. "We’re a small company and we found that other systems companies... more »
  • Andersen Corp. announced the promotion of Paige Wittman to vice president of sales. In this newly created position, Wittman will oversee sales across the United States for all Andersen window and door products. “Paige brings energy and enthusiasm to this new role, along with her drive for results,” says Sal Abbate, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer. “She has been a big part of... more »
  • Architectural Testing, Inc. has added a P1 test chamber at its laboratory in St. Paul, Minn. The apparatus can simulate long-term exposure to extreme weather variations in an effort to estimate longevity in real-world usage. This method involves a constant exposure to specific temperatures, ultraviolet light and water spray. Insulating glass industry experts consider one week of P1 testing to... more »
  • Panda Windows & Doors LLC will celebrate the grand opening of its new Midwest showroom in Elmhurst, Ill., by hosting a wide variety of events throughout the month of October. The programming begins with a soft opening on October 16,  followed by an official dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony, October 18, involving company founders and Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce officials.... more »
  • MI Windows and Doors is improving communication across the company with the use of electronic bulletin boards. Dubbed "Team Windows," the boards are powered by Marlin Co. software, and have been installed in all offices and manufacturing facilities to better inform employees of events, policies, safety tips and changes to the organization. The new Team Windows are part of a continuing... more »
  • Roto Frank AG, parent company of Roto Frank of America, is reorganizing its business regions. Effective January 1, 2014, North and Central America will be one territory led by Chris Dimou, head of the North American region and president/CEO of Roto Frank of America and Roto Fasco Canada. As of January, Dimou will also assume responsibility for Central America, which includes the operation in... more »