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  • PGT Industries, the Florida-based manufacturer of impact-resistant windows and doors, has unveiled a new state-of–the-art website to support its distributors and consumers. The website, www.pgtindustries.com, features several new innovative and interactive features, as well as a password-protected section for distributors.   “As the market for windows and doors increases... more »
  • Window and door industry software provider FeneTech Inc. has relocated to a new 16,000-square-foot facility. Growth over the last several years has fueled the need for a larger space, according to company officials.     FeneTech employees gathered for a flag-raising ceremony at the new facility. "FeneTech’s growth has been energized by FeneVision’s acceptance... more »
  • HomeSphere Inc., a provider of digital marketing services, reports that Masonite has joined its network of more than 70 manufacturers using the lead generation and customer loyalty platform to connect with builders.  Nearly 9,600 privately owned, mid-tier builders use HomeSphere BRI to gain product knowledge and manage their cash-producing rebates, helping them to improve their bottom line... more »
  • When the new MainStreet America park in Houston opens its doors this month, visitors will walk through Therma-Tru fiberglass entry doors in some of the 12 show homes on display. The manufacturer has partnered with MainStreet America to showcase its fiberglass doors in four of the park’s show homes.     The entry to the Centennial Home at MainStreet America Located on a 14... more »
  • AGC Glass Co. North America is launching two families of low-emissivity coated glass products: Comfort Select for residential applications and Energy Select for architectural applications. The Comfort Select product family provides an array of new passive solar and solar control low-E coated glass, allowing window manufacturers to choose the product that best meets or exceeds the Energy Star... more »
  • The Earthwise Group LLC, a national network of locally owned manufacturers of windows and doors, reports that the organization has recently been recognized as “Made in USA Certified.”  To earn the certification, the group went through a rigorous supply chain audit to ensure that at least 75 percent of its products and processes originate and are completed in the United States... more »
  • Continuing its advocacy efforts to engage lawmakers and support policies that are in the best interest of the window and door industry, as well as its local communities, Quanex Building Products recently hosted U.S. Congressman Bill Johnson, representing Ohio’s Sixth District, at its Cambridge, Ohio, facility.  The company’s facility in Yakima, Wash., also welcomed U.S.... more »
  • Leitz Tooling Systems LP, the supplier of cutting tools for wood windows and doors and other products, has purchased of the assets of Royce//Pacific Precision Cutting Tools in San Bernardino, Calif. "The purchase is a continuation of our international growth strategy and will enable Leitz to offer enhanced diamond and carbide service capabilities and additional experienced technical... more »
  • A new 54,000-square-foot door and window distribution center located at its corporate headquarters in Sugarcreek, Ohio, has been opened by ProVia.  Equipped with 16 loading docks, the new center will alleviate congestion and streamline the loading process, allowing trucks to stay parked until they are fully loaded, officials note.   The new facility is the first phase of an 112,... more »
  • Las Vegas—Thousands of building industry professionals are gathering for the International Builders' Show, which opened here yesterday. Buoyed by the improving outlook in both the new construction and remodeling markets, a more optimistic mood is evident among exhibitors and attendees throughout the Las Vegas Convention Center. The number of window and door manufacturers bringing products... more »