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  • Chris Griffin, a member of the Roto Frank team since 2000, joined the Window Safety Task Force. Comprising the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) and the Screen Manufacturers Association (SMA), and in cooperation with the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), the Window Safety Task Force was established in 1997 to... more »
  • Therma-Tru enhanced the size offerings for its Villager and Homeward decorative glass products for 2015.A variety of larger sizes of the Craftsman-style glass is now available in all five Classic-Craft door collections. New doorlite sizes include a full-lite at 25-inches by 66-inches, a 3/4-lite at 25-inches by 51-inches, a 2/3-lite at 25-inches by 42-inches, and a 1/2-lite at 25-inches by 35-... more »
  • ABC Supply Co. Inc. acquired the assets of the exterior building products division of The Ar-Jay Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The acquisition includes The Ar-Jay Center’s siding, window and door business, which will be integrated into ABC Supply’s Cedar Rapids branch. The Ar-Jay Center sales associates specializing in exterior building products will join ABC Supply’s Cedar... more »
  • AmesburyTruth entered into a definitive agreement to sell its non-fenestration custom extrusion business based in Ontario, California to VIP Rubber and Plastic Products. Under the terms of the agreement, AmesburyTruth will retain the fenestration custom extrusion business. AmesburyTruth will consolidate the custom extrusion business for fenestration products and relocate operations to Cannon... more »
  • Andersen announced that it is assuming operations of the Consolidation Center in Menomonie, Wis., from a third-party logistics provider. The center will become part of the Andersen Logistics network, adding more than 300 jobs to the company’s ranks. “This change is the next logical step in logistics integration to meet and exceed the needs of our customers,” says Sal Abbate,... more »
  • In 2005, Kolbe launched the Continuous Improvement program. After 10 years, more than 1,000 events that improve efficiency and allow Kolbe to handle greater volume without lowering its high standards have taken place. As a result of the events, the program has led to 325,000 square feet of re-purposed floor space for new product lines, eliminating more than 1 million feet of unnecessary walking... more »
  • The Atis Group has been acquired by a group of Quebec investors including Fonds de solidarité FTQ, Capital régional et coopératif Desjardins (CRCD) and Fondaction CSN, CNW reports. The window and door manufacturer was founded in 2004 with the acquisition of Laflamme Doors and Windows and Solarcan Doors and Windows. Robert Doyon will remain an Atis shareholder and stay on as the company's... more »
  • Steel Entry Doors from ProVia are spotlighted in a new video titled “ProVia 20-Gauge Steel Entry Doors: Stronger By Design.” The video portrays the materials and manufacturing processes that are used to make the company’s Legacy Steel Entry Doors. View the video here. more »
  • Thompson Creek Window Company was selected for the SmartCEO Future 50 award. Washington D.C.’s SmartCEO profiles the 50 awarded companies, which represent the area’s fastest growing companies based on a combined three-year growth rate of revenue and employees. The 2015 Future 50 winners collectively generate $3.5 billion in annual revenue and employ 13,000 individuals in the greater-D... more »
  • MI Windows & Doors signed a long-term deal for 401,600 square feet of distribution space at a soon-to-be finished facility at 1900 Lakeside Parkway on more than 23 acres of land in Flower Mound, Texas. The move, part of an economic incentive package from the city, is expected to bring up to 500 jobs to the town in the next five years, the Dallas Business Journal reports.This new facility in... more »