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  • Marvin Windows and Doors was chosen as the recipient of the 2015 Minnesota Manufacturing Award in the “Best in Class: Large Company” category during an awards presentation in Minneapolis. Marvin reports it was chosen as the winner of this award for the company’s commitment and dedication to excellence in manufacturing. Marvin Windows and Doors is a third and fourth generation... more »
  • MI Windows and Doors recently announced a new exterior color program for its 1600 Series replacement product line. Double-hung, double slider, casement, awning, picture windows, and sliding glass doors are now available with the following exterior colors: almond, black, bronze, clay, cocoa, cream, forest green, and silver. These exterior colors are available on MIWD’s white or almond... more »
  • PPG Industries announced Sept. 23 that it has restored normal operations at its Fresno, California, glass manufacturing facility and lifted the force majeure on architectural, residential and specialty glass products for customers located in the western United States and western Canada. Company officials initially declared a force majeure on the production of architectural, residential and... more »
  • 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 »