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  • 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 »
  • Kolbe Windows & Doors has more than doubled the number of its products tested for Sound Transmission Class and Outdoor-Indoor Transmission Class ratings. The Kolbe products tested for sound transmission include the VistaLuxe Collection, Ultra Series, Heritage Series, Latitude Series and Windquest Series windows and doors. Kolbe products’ STC and OITC ratings, glass options and... more »
  • Soft-Lite Windows announced a new program where dealers can become actively involved as National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) sponsors. Soft-Lite dealers can sign a one-year agreement with the NCPC to become the window and door dealer sponsor for their area. Dealers who choose to join the sponsorship program will work with NCPC and Soft-Lite to educate consumers about home crime prevention... more »
  • Alside opened a 30,000-square-foot branch of Alside Supply Center in Fayetteville, N.C. David Wise, the regional sales vice president, says the new branch is strategically located in Fayetteville for proximity to Raleigh, Wilmington and Charlotte. more »