August 5, 2014
Sierra Pacific Industries completed its purchase of Hurd and Superseal Windows and Doors on Aug. 5, 2014. Sierra Pacific announced its intent to purchase Wisconsin-based Hurd and Superseal on July 7th. This purchase will add manufacturing capacity, a skilled work force, additional product lines and immediate exposure to Central and Eastern U.S. and international markets for the window... more »
August 1, 2014
Nautic Partners LLC has partnered with management to acquire Custom Window Systems Inc., headquartered in Ocala, Fla.
Custom, one of Window & Door's Top 100 Manufacturers, sells windows and doors to building product distributors, independent dealers, builders and contractors across Florida and the Southeastern United States.
“We believe that Custom has developed into one of the largest... more »
July 31, 2014
Jeld-Wen finalized two new exclusive partnerships in the United Kingdom, with glass and glazing company Pilkington and hardware specialist ERA. Jeld-Wen’s range of U.K.-manufactured casement windows, patio and exterior doorsets now come factory fitted with Pilkington glass as standard, while all hardware for windows and U.K.-manufactured external doorsets will be supplied by ERA.
The new... more »
July 30, 2014
Masco Corp. announced that adjusted operating profit grew by 21 percent in its second quarter. Net sales from continuing operations rose 5 percent to $2.3 billion, up from $2.1 billion for the second quarter of 2013. North American sales increased 4 percent, and international sales increased 9 percent in U.S. dollars.
"We delivered a solid second quarter marked by revenue growth and... more »
July 29, 2014
PGT Inc. will join forces with another major player in the impact-resistant window and door market, as it has entered into a definitive agreement with CGI Windows & Doors Holdings Inc., whereby CGI will become a wholly owned subsidiary of PGT. The transaction, valued at approximately $111 million, is consistent with PGT's plan to grow strategically while contributing to earnings growth... more »
July 25, 2014
Builders FirstSource achieved its highest sales level since 2006 as it swung to a profit in the second quarter ended June 30, the company reported in its second quarter results released July 24.
Second quarter highlights include:
Second quarter 2014 sales increased 7.1 percent to $426.5 million, when compared to the second quarter of 2013.
Gross margin percentage improved to 22.0... more »
July 25, 2014
FlexScreen partnered with Ventana USA to open its first manufacturing facility in the Pittsburgh area. The 44,000-square-foot manufacturing facility will operate under the name FlexScreen Pittsburgh LLC and will supply fabricated FlexScreen window screens to the Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio and Eastern Michigan markets. With the new facility, customers will be able to order... more »
July 25, 2014
Pleotint LLC announced a distribution partnership with Solar Innovations Inc., enabling Solar Innovations to incorporate Suntuitive glass in its full product line.
“Although we also work with other dynamic glass suppliers, Suntuitive glass by Pleotint offers expansive opportunities for residential and commercial projects," says Melissa Reinhart, marketing manager for Solar Innovations... more »
July 23, 2014
Simpson Door Co. designed its new website, simpsondoor.com, to make it easier for customers to find exterior and interior doors to fit their personal tastes, it reports. With the theme “DoorDiscovery: Follow the path to your door,” the new Simpson website provides a clear and simple set of steps, and consolidated online tools to aid in door selection, under the “... more »
July 18, 2014
Jeld-Wen Windows & Doors partnered with Midwest supplier Building Products Inc. for the sale and distribution of its entire product line. As a Jeld-Wen full-line distributor, BPI will offer the broadest selection of window and door products made available in the Midwest by one manufacturer and one distributor in the millwork industry, according to Jeld-Wen.
“Jeld-Wen customers... more »