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  •   John Evans’ Sons Inc. recently launched a redesigned corporate website and updated logo, both designed to communicate the company's long-standing commitment to high quality. The clean, fully optimized website interface includes updated graphics, photos and simplified navigation. Window designers, manufacturing engineers and other visitors can easily search product offerings... more »
  • Tyman Plc, parent company of Amesbury and Truth Hardware, has appointed new leadership to integrate both businesses following its acquisition of Truth in July 2013. Jeff Graby, currently president of Truth Hardware, will assume the role of president and CEO for the combined Amesbury and Truth organizations, effective immediately. Graby joined Truth in 2012 and oversaw the divestment of the... more »
  • PGT recently broke ground on its $15 million glass plant expansion. The new glass plant will sit on 12 acres PGT purchased for $1.6 million just north of its main Venice, Fla., campus. "This tells such a great story about our region's economic recovery," says Rod Hershberger, president and CEO. "Seven years ago, we would have never thought this could happen. We were shutting... more »
  • Caldwell Hardware UK Ltd., the European supplier of specialized hardware for the window and door industry, acquired Cotswold Architectural Products Ltd. of Cheltenham, England.  "The Cotswold [operable window hardware] lines will be complementary to the Magnum range of friction stays already offered by Caldwell’s Advantage Manufacturing division located in Victor, New York,... more »
  • Deceuninck North America recently added three PVC lineal lamination lines to its existing lamination capabilities. “The demand for lamination tripled in the past year,” says Filip Geeraert, president and CEO. “Deceuninck’s addition of three new lamination lines reflects our commitment to meeting this demand for more customized color solutions that conform to design... more »
  • WTS Paradigm recently partnered with Lucent Window and Door Co., a high-end manufacturer of wood and wood aluminum-clad windows and doors for the new construction and replacement markets, to provide the company with an ERP software solution. By taking a phased approach and focusing on core business needs, Lucent was able to compress the software implementation process—a... more »
  • THV Compozit Windows and Doors closed its manufacturing facility in Mandan, N.D., and will move operations to a new facility in Boston, according to a Bismarck Tribune report. David Anderson, CFO for THV Compozit, said the company had the opportunity to gain the business of a large retailer in Boston that didn't want to have windows shipped from North Dakota. Because most of THV’s... more »
  • Quanex Building Products Corp. acquired the assets of Atrium Windows and Doors Inc.'s Greenville, Texas facility. The assets purchased include six vinyl extrusion lines, with the ability for additional expansion. "I'm pleased to welcome the team in Greenville into the Quanex family," says Bill Griffiths, Quanex chairman, president and CEO. "This acquisition is a step forward... more »
  • Deceuninck North America sponsored Green Belt Six Sigma training, provided by an independent contractor, for 37 associates, according to a Dec. 19 company release. Six Sigma is a data-driven approach to problem solving that follows a structured sequence of techniques to arrive at a solution. The Deceuninck program was aimed at improving the quality of manufacturing and business process outputs,... more »
  • Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork Co. announced that Michael Salsieder, president,will retire at the end of March 2014. Not long after joining Kolbe in September of 2002, Salsieder became executive VP, and then president at the start of 2005. Since then, he has successfully led Kolbe through some of the most challenging times in the history of the window and door industry and the residential... more »