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  • Jeld-Wen launched the first of three training programs for builders, remodelers, architects and dealers. The company’s approach focuses on giving customers access to training when and where it’s most useful for their businesses, according to company officials. The training programs include mobile showrooms, regional learning centers, and e-learning courses.   "Given the... more »
  • Simpson Door Co.'s 2015 Ideabook, produced in both print and interactive online formats, was honored as the Best Manufacturing Interactive application in the 2016 Internet Advertising Competition Awards.The online version of the Inspiration at Your Door Ideabook enables viewing of product videos and web content for multiple platforms, including mobile devices, for an immersive door... more »
  • AmesburyTruth announces it will construct a “Center of Excellence” facility in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The new building will enable the design, development, testing and manufacturing of window and door components. “Building construction continues to see sustained recovery while the demand for windows and doors will likely accelerate over the next five years,” says Mike... more »
  • DSA Doors opened a new service center in Mooresville, North Carolina as a value-added resource for its distributors. DSA’s main service center is located in Raleigh and an additional satellite showroom is in Wilmington, North Carolina. DSA plans to open a new location June 1 in Franklin, Tennessee with future plans for locations in Florida. Localizing DSA products and services in core... more »
  • Innovative Chemical Products Group acquired Fomo Products Inc., which it will integrate into its ICP Adhesives and Sealants Inc. division. “We are enthusiastic to join the ICP Adhesives team,” says Stefan Gantenbein, president and COO of Fomo Products. “The opportunity for continued growth and our complementary cultures make this an ideal fit.” Gantenbein was named... more »
  • Quaker Windows and Doors opened a new vinyl window and door manufacturing facility in Vienna, Missouri. The new 185,000 square foot facility will allow Quaker to significantly increase production capacity of its residential and light commercial vinyl products, the company reports, and says it has experienced considerable growth across the U.S. in all its sales divisions. “This new... more »
  • Sherwin-Williams introduced KEM Aqua 3001, a waterborne acrylic topcoat for application on vinyl windows, trim, shutters and doors that is designed to Meet AAMA 613 performance standards for weathering and film integrity.Available in satin and semi-gloss sheens, KEM Aqua 3001 can be used on heat-sensitive vinyl building products such as windows and doors in multifamily and residential new... more »
  • Soft-Lite Windows introduced a high-performance double-pane glass option to ensure that all Soft-Lite windows continue to qualify for the Energy Star label. The new glass, Low-E Northern Energy Star Zone (NEZ), is available exclusively on Soft-Lite’s Barrington double-hung, two- and three-lite slider and on picture window models. Low-E NEZ incorporates double-pane glass, argon gas and a... more »
  • OpenGate Capital officially completed the acquisition of the window and door division of Royal Building Products, now renamed Energi Fenestration Solutions. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Window & Door first reported news of the pending acquisition last month. Energi will be a standalone entity within the OpenGate Capital portfolio of companies and will soon release... more »
  • MI Windows and Doors’ 1675 casement window achieved an STC rating of 28 and an OITC rating of 33 in a recent acoustical performance test. The results were achieved with a standard ¾-inch dual-pane insulated glass package, utilizing ¾-inch DSB for the exterior glaze and 3/16-inch glass for the interior. Traditionally, triple-pane or laminated glass is needed to obtain the... more »