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  • Western Window partnered with the Earthwise Group LLC to manufacture Earthwise window products, continuing the westward expansion of the national network of locally owned, independent manufacturers of windows and doors. Western's manufacturing plant in Nampa, Idaho, will be the 18th Earthwise manufacturing facility in the United States and will serve customers in Idaho, Utah, Nevada and eastern... more »
  • Pleotint, LLC has entered into a distribution partnership with H Window Company of Ashland, Wis., that enables H Window to incorporate Suntuitive glass into its full window and door product lines. H Window manufactures new and replacement windows for residential, commercial, institutional and government projects across the country. The manufacturer's aluminum/wood composite... more »
  • Builders FirstSource purchased Groveland, Fla.-based West Orange Lumber Co., which supplies lumber, roof and floor trusses, custom windows and doors, as well as installation services, to residential home builders and commercial contractors in the Central Florida region. Sales were about $15 million for fiscal 2013. The deal closed July 31, 2014.  "The acquisition of West... more »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »