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  • Therma-Tru Corp. introduced its 2015 “Unlock the Opportunities” national sweepstakes for builders, remodelers, dealers, contractors, fabricators and distributors. Grand prize offerings include a 2015 TRACKER Pro 160 fishing boat with trailer and a Hawaiian vacation for two including airfare, hotel and a $1,000 Visa gift card. The new "Puzzle Perfect" online sweepstakes game... more »
  • ABBA Roofing & Windows, a Rice, Minn.-based exterior replacement window dealer and remodeling and general construction company, filed for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. The Star Tribune reported the company’s assets were $11,169 and liabilities, $1,037,753. When Window & Door attempted to reach the company for comment, the company's primary phone number had been disconnected.  more »
  • Steves & Sons sold its 60,000-square-foot 5325 Glen Alden Drive facility near Richmond International Airport in Texas and set up shop in a 250,000-square-foot building, Richmond BizSense reported. With the extra square footage, the company increased its staff by about 30 employees, bringing the total number up to 120. The company put $7 million worth of infrastructure into the new facility at... more »
  • Marvin Windows and Doors took home the award for "Best Window and Door Product" at last week's International Builders' Show. The prize was awarded to Marvin's Next Generation Ultimate Double Hung, which features state-of-the-art technology, including an automatic locking system and a special Vent Mode. The window's hardware also allows the bottom and top sashes to tilt in for washing.... more »
  • Therma-Tru introduced a variety of decorative new door glass options and door styles for 2015. New decorative glass products for 2015 include Borrassa, a wrought iron design available in the Classic-Craft Mahogany, Rustic and Canvas Collections, and a high-energy design of Zaha decorative glass (shown at right) that includes four different glasses joined together with right angles... more »
  • BM Windows was named "Top Performer" by window manufacturer Anlin Window Systems. The award, the second for BM Windows in as many years, recognizes the replacement window and door installer’s “dedication in the product sales, marketing and education of Anlin Window Systems products.”   To earn the award, BM Windows showed “excellent representation of Anlin... more »
  • Maui Windows and Doors celebrated the grand opening of its brand new showroom and retail store with a two-day open house held January 16 and 17. The 3,000-square-foot showroom is home to the lone specialty windows and doors supply company on the island. Representatives from window and door manufacturers Panda and Hurd were present at the event to share product information.    "My... more »
  • Pella unveiled its newest innovation, Insynctive technology, a family of smart products for windows and doors, at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The new motorized blinds and shades snap in and out and are powered by rechargeable batteries that are charged by a solar panel on the exterior. The integrated system of sensors and motorized blinds and shades can be... more »
  • Therma-Tru Doors is planning $20 million in improvements to its Butler, Ind., location in the next three years, The Journal Gazette reports, creating an additional 105 jobs at the plant. The Butler Therma-Tru plant currently employs 720 people, according to the article. The investment will be in the form of new machinery that will be installed over the next three years: one-third in 2015, one-... more »
  • AGC Glass Company North America announced the sale of the assets of its U.S. Commercial Fabrication business unit to Trulite Glass Solutions LLC. AGC holds a leading position in primary products, and will continue to focus on the core strength of the business in manufacturing glass and innovating new coating technologies, according to the company. In addition, the company will continue to invest... more »