July 7, 2014
Roto Frank of America celebrates its 35-year presence in North America in 2014. “We are thrilled to celebrate this significant milestone in our company’s history, and we realize that this achievement would not have been possible without all of the dedicated Roto employees, customers, partners, and shareholders who have helped us along the way with their loyalty, integrity, and... more »
July 3, 2014
Wasco Windows of Milwaukee has achieved PHIUS (Passive House Institute U.S.) certification for its Geneo window. Developed by German company Rehau, Wasco's Geneo window is the first American-made window system that meets European Passivhaus standards, it reports. Wasco has been manufacturing Geneo windows since 2012.
“The certification will give an architect designing a... more »
July 2, 2014
Arcadia Inc., a Los Angeles-based commercial aluminum and steel window and door manufacturer, has purchased the assets of Architectural Traditions, a residential wood and steel window and door manufacturer located in Tucson, Ariz. Simultaneously, Arcadia has launched a new division, Arcadia Custom, to supply windows and doors to the luxury housing market.
“Architectural... more »
June 30, 2014
Cascade Windows, a Northwest vinyl window and door manufacturer and portfolio company of Altamont Capital Partners, announced the acquisition of Paramount Windows, one of the largest window manufacturers in Arizona. The acquisition is expected to significantly boost Cascade’s production capacity and broaden its geographic reach to become one of the largest vinyl window manufacturers in the... more »
June 26, 2014
Window World earned the “Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Windows and Doors” ranking from J.D. Power for the second consecutive year, based on the results of the 2014 Windows and Patio Doors Satisfaction Study, released earlier this week.
The study results are based on feedback from more than 2,300 customers who purchased windows or patio doors in the previous 12 months. Window... more »
June 24, 2014
IWM Acquisition Corp. purchased Ideal Window Manufacturing Inc., on June 23. Ideal Window will keep its headquarters in Bayonne, N.J., and the company's current management and organizational staff will remain intact. John Schack, current general manager, will take over the role of president. John Parker, current vice president of Operations, will take on the role of chief operating officer.... more »
June 24, 2014
Raleigh, N.C.-based Stock Building Supply opened a new lumber and building materials distribution facility in Troutman, N.C., which will serve the nearby Charlotte metro area. The full-service distribution facility, design center and showroom is a response to growing customer demand in the area and will aid the existing Rock Hill, S.C., store in serving the area. With 69 facilities, Stock... more »
June 23, 2014
Maritech Windows, the Carollton, Texas, manufacturer of vinyl windows and patio doors, filed for voluntary Chapter 7 bankruptcy in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas Dallas Division. According to court documents, filed May 23, the company anticipates there "will be no funds available for distribution to unsecured creditors." Under Chapter 7 bankruptcy, all... more »
June 19, 2014
Pleotint LLC announced a distribution partnership with Polar Seal Windows Corp. of Grand Rapids, Mich., enabling Polar Seal to incorporate Suntuitive glass into its product line, according to a Pleotint release.
With 64 years of experience, Polar Seal is a family owned and operated residential window manufacturer and installer, serving Michigan and Northern Indiana. Polar Seal provides windows... more »
June 17, 2014
Door and window manufacturer Advanced Window Products, has joined The Earthwise Group, LLC, a national network of locally owned, independent fenestration manufacturers. Advanced Window Products, based in Salt Lake City, is the 17th manufacturing facility to do so.
"We are pleased to welcome Advanced Window Products to the Earthwise Group," says Mark Davis, executive director... more »