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  • Pleotint LLC  announced a sales and distribution partnership with NT Window Inc. that will enable the company to offer self-tinting Suntuitive Dynamic Glass with its full line of window, door and sunroom products, according to Pleotint.   “When we look to offer new products to our customers, we look for things that we know will bring increased value, enhanced safety, superior... more »
  • Ply Gem opened the Insight Center, a dedicated research and applied science center in Durham, capitalizing on the Cary-based headquarters' proximity to the Research Triangle Region, one of the most advanced research areas in North America. The nearly 60,000-square-foot center of excellence was designed to increase the potential for research, testing and innovation for Ply Gem’s... more »
  • North Star Windows & Doors will invest $10 million in a plant expansion and new equipment, adding 140 new jobs in the process to its existing 184 positions. With the help of a $1.2 million conditional grant from the Ontario government, the project will come close to doubling the company’s workforce. North Star plans to complete the project by the end of 2019.   “The... more »
  • FeneTech Inc. celebrated its 20th anniversary with a combination open house and art show featuring Cleveland artist Brian Jones, whose unique brand of software and engineer-themed glass artwork adorns FeneTech’s Campus Drive facility. FeneTech opened for business in 1996 designing software for the fenestration industry.  FeneTech President and CEO Ron Crowl noted that,... more »
  • MI Windows and Doors will begin manufacturing the 1650 double-hung window at its Flower Mound, Texas, facility in June 2016. This addition to MI’s newest manufacturing facility will enable them to offer their most popular replacement window to more customers and deliver them in a more timely manner, according to the company.   Previously produced only in MI’s Hegins,... more »
  • Crystal Window & Door Systems achieved recognition of its success as the company made a significant move up in a business ranking of New York City area minority-owned firms. In its March 14, 2016 edition, Crain's New York Business ranked Crystal Windows 10th on its list of the New York area's largest minority-owned companies. Others on the list this year include Goya Foods, Palladium... more »
  • A new design collective, Ernest, featuring the latest Belgian-European architectural and design products opened May 11 at 255 5th Avenue in New York. The space showcases indoor and outdoor furnishings, lighting, healthy living solutions, flooring and more, including products from Renson Inc., one of four of the collective's partners. The Ernest showroom is equipped with state of the art... more »
  • aluplast India Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary of aluplast GmbH, Karlsruhe, Germany, officially opened its new plant in Vadodara, Gujarat, India, extruding energy-efficient uPVC window profiles, on April 8. The new plant was inaugurated by aluplast founder and chairman Manfred J. Seitz and aluplast CEO Dirk Seitz alongside many national and international dignitaries of the building and fenestration... more »
  • Deceuninck experienced a global 6 percent organic sales growth to € 144.4 million in Q1 2016, according to the company. North American sales for Q1 2016 increased by 15.6 percent to € 24.5 million, from 21.2 million in Q1 2015. At constant exchange rates, sales increased by 13.0 percent. North America represents 16.9 percent of Q1 2016 consolidated sales, compared to Q1 2015... more »
  • In honor of its 25th anniversary milestone reached on April 24, YKK AP America Inc.  kicked off a yearlong celebration on Wednesday, May 11 during a special ceremony at the company’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Dublin, Georgia. The event brought together YKK employees and dignitaries from the community and abroad for a celebration of the company’s... more »