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  • PGT Inc. announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire WinDoor Inc. Located in Orlando, Florida, WinDoor provides high-performance, impact-resistant windows and doors for custom residential homes, five-star resorts, luxury high-rise condominiums and hotels. WinDoor will become a wholly owned subsidiary of PGTI. The transaction, valued at approximately $102 million, is consistent with... more »
  • Vista Window Co. will begin producing dual- and triple-glazed IG units with Super Spacer by Quanex in early 2016, adding to the other spacer systems that it currently produces at it’s manufacturing facility in Lordstown,  Ohio, including Duralite, Intercept and Intercept Ultra.  “We’re excited to add Super Spacer to our lineup and give our customers an even broader... more »
  • National Millwork Inc., a commercial and residential, door, hardware, trim and specialties manufacturer, distributor and contractor, is expanding operations to Texas. The company hired a staff to help deal with demand and prepare the company for future expansion. "Opening a new office in Texas is a substantial move for strategic growth," says Otto Nonnenmann, CEO of National Millwork.... more »
  • Panda Windows & Doors will exhibit its latest developments—including newly introduced NAFS-compliant products—at the 2015 IIDEX Conference & Expo taking place in the Metro Toronto Convention Center in Toronto, Canada. A To conform to NAFS and Canadian Building codes, as well as to provide assurance to architects, specifiers, and building owners, Panda designed an optimized and... more »
  • Building products distributor ABC Supply Co. acquired the assets of Team Wholesale Inc., a supplier of siding and windows located in Hudsonville, Mich. Susan Zmudzinski will continue in her current role as branch manager.  “Team Wholesale has built a great reputation among contractors in the SW Grand Rapids area,” said Jim Welch, vice president of ABC Supply’s Midwest... more »
  • PTHV Acquisition LLC, an affiliate of Soft-Lite LLC, announced that it intends to acquire the assets and product lines of THV Holdings LLC.   THV filed a chapter 11 reorganization bankruptcy case on July 28, 2015. PTHV reached an agreement in principle whereby PTHV will acquire the assets of THV, free and clear of all THV claims and creditors. “We are very excited about this... more »
  • NanaWall introduced its new Aluminum Framed Folding Glass Wall, Bearricade, designed for security, strength and weather protection in a large glass opening of up to 38 feet wide. “With their immense weight and large stature, bears learn to enter homes by pushing open French doors, windows, and even breaking the glass on typical sliding glass doors," says NanaWall Systems CEO Ebrahim... more »
  • Ring Ring Marketing will hold a free webinar on November 17, at 11:00 a.m. PST to educate window and door dealers on how to leverage Google Analytics to increase their phone calls.  The webinar will cover how to set up and log in to Google Analytics as well as a step-by-step instruction on navigating the program. It will also demonstrate how users can track data such as the number of... more »
  • Solar Innovations Inc. received a patent for its adjustable door catch hardware design. The adjustable door catch was designed for swing and pivot-style doors and is said to provide accurate tension to slow, stop, and hold a door panel. The company designed the product specifically for use with custom specialty doors that often include panels too large for traditional door hardware. Solar’s... more »
  • In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Window World participated in September’s St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer. This event helped Window World’s charitable arm, Window World Cares, surpass the $5.3 million mark in funds raised for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  Window World Cares supports the children and families of St. Jude through year-round... more »