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  • Chris Dimou, president and CEO of Roto Frank of America Inc. and Larry McHugh, president of the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce and chair of the UConn Board of Trustees, met with Mun Choi, Ph.D., UConn provost and executive vice president, and other UConn officials to discuss ideas for promoting workforce development, technical support for manufacturing and Identifying emerging technologies... more »
  • GlassBuild America proved to be a great place for Roto North America to highlight its North American and European product lines, as the largest annual show on the North American continent didn’t disappoint when it came to the number and level of enthusiasm of attendees, the company reports. This year’s event, held from September 16-18, 2015 in the Georgia World Congress Center in... more »
  • Angie's List announced a strategic relationship with Masonite International Corporation that will provide Angie’s List members access to Masonite products with installation available from Angie’s List highly rated installers, StreetInsider.com reports. “Our business strategy is to continue to develop deep relationships with the best manufacturers in the home improvement industry... more »
  • Deceuninck North America broke new ground on its first western manufacturing facility. The company is planting roots in Fernley, Nevada with a 150,000 square-foot facility with rail spur that can accommodate up to 24 extrusion lines. The facility, which will sit on a 28-acre site, will accommodate extrusion, manufacturing support, offices and a warehouse. It is scheduled to open in the second... more »
  • To make the process of choosing doors for the home more intuitive and fun, Simpson Door Company published a new Ideabook. Designed to complement the award-winning simpsondoor.com website, the 2015 Simpson catalog follows the theme Inspiration at Your Door with 94 pages of design ideas for homeowners, architects and builders.  "We set out to create a beautiful piece that makes people say... more »
  • Thompson Creek Window Company announces its partnership with the Ronald McDonald House Charities in Falls Church, Va., Washington, D.C. and Baltimore. As a mainstay supplier of the RMHC of DC, Thompson Creek is providing a guest suite for families for an entire year, helping cover the fees it costs to run the House operations. Thompson Creek is also a caring partner for the RMHC of Baltimore,... more »
  • AGC Residential Fabrication added CNC V-Groove equipment at its Boardman, Ohio, plant to better support window and door manufacturers’ need for more distinctive glass designs and differentiation, the company reports. The Boardman plant also expanded its outsourcing capabilities to better serve window and door manufacturers. AGC offers approximately 20 standard V-Groove designs, along with... more »
  • Slide Clear will introduce an innovative new screen solution to the North American market at GlassBuild America 2015, which starts Wednesday, September 16 and runs through September 18 in Atlanta. With an all-new, state-of-the-art design, the Varro screen solution meets market demand for durability and flexibility, while maintaining its marquis feature of simplicity, according to the company. The... more »
  • Deceuninck North America will unveil a suite of new products and services at this year’s GlassBuild America, which starts today, September 16, and runs through the September 18 in Atlanta. The company will introduce four new initiatives at its booth, #1703: the .eos Patio Door, ICON 8650: Multitrack Sliding Door System, .27 Window and Deceuninck Commercial. “Part of our core purpose... more »
  • Jeld-Wen acquired Karona Inc., a manufacturer of specialty stile and rail doors based in Caledonia, Michigan. Karona will become part of Jeld-Wen’s North American doors business unit. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The acquisition strengthens Jeld-Wen’s position in the North America specialty stile and rail (wood) door market, and signifies a period of rapid growth for... more »