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  • Andersen Corporation, Renewal by Andersen LLC and Silver Line Building Products LLC announced they have signed the Ceres Climate Declaration on behalf of its Andersen, Renewal by Andersen and Silver Line brands. The company says it is the first window and door manufacturer to sign the declaration and to declare measurable sustainability goals. In addition to signing the Climate Declaration,... more »
  • Eurotherm Doors of Croatia appointed Westeck Windows Mfg. Inc. as the exclusive distributor of its high energy efficiency aluminum exterior entry doors as well as Eurotherm’s PVC panel entry doors. The doors are available in any powder coated RAL color and dimensions up to 45-inches wide and 98-inches tall, with matching sidelites to required dimensions. Products are shipped throughout... more »
  • PGT Industries revealed its new vinyl window line at the NAHB International Builders' Show. Available in April 2015, the new product line comes in two series: WinGuard Vinyl for customers seeking an impact-resistant window and EnergyVue Vinyl, non-impact vinyl windows featuring energy-efficient insulating glass and multi-chambered frames that meet or exceed Energy Star standards in all climate... more »
  • Deceuninck North America reports that it achieved higher-than-average market growth in 2014 for the third consecutive year. As part of its success, Deceuninck grew its international presence in 2014 by acquiring Turkish PVC window profile producer Pima?, which operates under the brand name Pimapen. The Pimapen brand is distributed through a network of 1,200 points of sale throughout Turkey, with... more »
  • Joyce Mfg. Co., manufacturers of Oasis Sunrooms and Joyce Windows, announced its 60th anniversary in business.  Started by Albert and Gustav Schmidt manufacturing aluminum exterior products, the company now manufactures all vinyl sunrooms and vinyl replacement windows for the residential market. The Schmidts started the business with the intention of providing quality crafted products with... more »
  • Chris Dimou, president and CEO, and Sue Lemire, HR/general accounting manager, presented a check for $2,111 to the American Red Cross Connecticut Chapter on behalf of the Roto Frank of America employees. The funds were raised during an employee campaign that ran from March to December 2014. After identifying five local charities, employees voted to select the Red Cross as the recipient of their... more »
  • Therma-Tru Corp. introduced its 2015 “Unlock the Opportunities” national sweepstakes for builders, remodelers, dealers, contractors, fabricators and distributors. Grand prize offerings include a 2015 TRACKER Pro 160 fishing boat with trailer and a Hawaiian vacation for two including airfare, hotel and a $1,000 Visa gift card. The new "Puzzle Perfect" online sweepstakes game... more »
  • ABBA Roofing & Windows, a Rice, Minn.-based exterior replacement window dealer and remodeling and general construction company, filed for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. The Star Tribune reported the company’s assets were $11,169 and liabilities, $1,037,753. When Window & Door attempted to reach the company for comment, the company's primary phone number had been disconnected.  more »
  • Steves & Sons sold its 60,000-square-foot 5325 Glen Alden Drive facility near Richmond International Airport in Texas and set up shop in a 250,000-square-foot building, Richmond BizSense reported. With the extra square footage, the company increased its staff by about 30 employees, bringing the total number up to 120. The company put $7 million worth of infrastructure into the new facility at... more »
  • 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 »