May 18, 2015
Marvin Windows and Doors’ new Ultimate Multi-Slide Door is honored as a 2015 Parade of Products Awards winner. Sponsored by PCBC, a homebuilding tradeshow representing the west coast region, the Award honors outstanding achievements in innovation and new product development.
A panel of homebuilders, engineers, architects and media representatives selected Marvin’s Ultimate Multi-Slide... more »
May 12, 2015
Frank Lowe Rubber and Gasket Co. Inc. successfully passed the renewal audit for ISO 9001:2008 standard certification. ISO 9001 is a standard defining corporate Quality Management System requirements and certification to it creates a systematic framework in which organizations drive continual improvement.
The audit reconfirms Frank Lowe Rubber & Gasket’s dedication to quality and... more »
May 12, 2015
Kent Automation launched its new website. The site features many tools for fiberglass and vinyl window applications. The company reports it has supplied several thousand pieces of fenestration related equipment to companies in the window and door industry. more »
May 12, 2015
MI Windows and Doors changed its western glass package offering which the company says will help improve product performance and increase manufacturing efficiencies.
MIWD converted all LoE3-366 glass to DSB and offers DSB as a standard on the HomeMaker3 vinyl window series. These changes come on the tailwinds of adjustments made in February, which upgraded glass options on the Regal View aluminum... more »
May 5, 2015
Menck Windows opened a new manufacturing facility for custom, finely crafted, energy-efficient windows and doors in Chicopee, Mass.
Menck had previously supplied its custom windows, doors, window walls and facade elements to the U.S. through a distributor. With its new facility, the company will manufacture and sell directly.
Read more about the opening celebration here.
May 4, 2015
The Marvin Companies acquired 100 percent ownership of TruStile Doors LLC.
Marvin plans to run TruStile as a separate business unit within The Marvin Companies. There will be no changes made to the way that TruStile currently services its national network of dealer partners, according to the company. TruStile’s current senior management team, led by president and CEO Scott Schmid,... more »
May 4, 2015
PGT Industries’ application for state incentive funds as part of the Sustainable Energy Economic District (SEED) Incentive Program received unanimous approval by the Sarasota Board of County Commissioners. PGT is now eligible to receive up to $300,000 in incentives, CNN Money reported.
The SEED funds are made available by the state of Florida as part of the Energy Economic Zone (EEZ) Pilot... more »
April 28, 2015
Allegion plc, a leading global security products and solutions provider, signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Brio, a division of RMD Industries Pty Ltd. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter.
Allegion Senior Vice President and President of Asia Pacific William Yu says the acquisition of Brio will allow Allegion to enter the sliding and folding door... more »
April 27, 2015
Pleotint LLC announced a distribution partnership with Tam Skylights that enables the Seattle-based company to offer Suntuitive glass with its skylight solutions for commercial and residential projects in the Pacific Northwest.
“When used in combination with self-tinting Suntuitive glass, our skylights will be able to achieve strict requirements for solar heat gain, visible light, and... more »
April 23, 2015
Roto North America launched its enhanced Roto Fasco website which includes a number of features designed to improve customer usability for the site, the company reports.
The updated website features streamlined navigation to product information, updated contact information, product brochures, as well as customer testimonials and company and industry news. more »