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  • Following up on the purchase of Allsco Building Products in New Brunswick last month, the Atis Group Inc. has added Vinylbilt Window Systems based in Vaughan, Ont., according to a report in the Montreal Gazzette.  With the latest addition, the Montreal-based Atis now has 11 plants across Canada, employing 1,800 people. Vinylbilt manufactures vinyl windows and doors, focusing on the... more »
  • After successfully selling French doors for years, CGI Windows & Doors recently expanded its line to cover "all door openings," reports Brian Evans, president & CEO of the Miami-based company. "Our Estate Entrances Collection boasts a full line of high end entry doors with a wide variety of style and design choices," Evans reports. "For a more affordable option,... more »
  • Jeld-Wen Inc. has named Robert Turner as its new chairman of the board, according to a report in the Portland Business Journal. He succeeds Richard L. Wendt, who remains on the board. Turner has served on the Jeld-Wen board since 1994 and became vice chair in 2007.  He joined the window and door manufacturer in 1971 and later became executive vice president and COO. more »
  • Kinro Inc., the manufacturer of windows and doors for manufactured housing and recreational vehicles, is setting up production in Chester, S.C., according to an announcement from the South Carolina Department of Commerce.  The company is investing nearly $1 million in the facility, previously occupied by Philips Products. “We are thrilled to move forward with our new facility in... more »
  • Extreme Window & Entrance Systems, based in Moncton, N.B., has added the Royal Concerto Eco-Window product to its line, Royal Group Inc. reports.  Extreme Window will assemble, promote and sell the window line throughout the Maritime provinces of Canada. A Royal Group customer since 2005, the New Brunswick manufacturer has close to 50 distributors, selling products under the Extreme and... more »
  • Gorell Windows & Doors, the Pennsylvania-based manufacturer, is expanding its sales territory to include Colorado. The area, with its extreme climate conditions, will be an ideal market for the company's energy-efficient products because of their exceptional thermal performance and longevity, officials state. Tom Traub will serve as regional sales manager and will work to establish dealers to... more »
  • Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan visited Northeast Building Products last Friday, where he addressed the company’s employees and took an hour-long tour of the window and door production facility. Also participating in the event were Pennsylvania Governor Edward Rendell, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Philadelphia Housing Authority Executive Director Carl Greene... more »
  • PGT Industries, the Florida-based manufacturer of windows and doors, plans to hire up to 100 workers at its Salisbury, N.C., plant after a job fair this Saturday. The company is expanding its workforce due to increased volume from its SpectraGuard vinyl replacement window primarily, reports Debbie LaPinska, VP of sales and marketing.  The product line, which is targeted at 26 states outside... more »
  • Stock Building Supply has acquired the assets of National Home Centers Inc., an Arkansas building materials dealer that had filed for bankruptcy protection last December.  Stock had previously announced in February its intent to acquire the business.   “We are pleased to complete this transaction and look forward to working with our new colleagues in central and northwest... more »
  • Montreal-based Atis Group has acquired Allsco Building Products Ltd., a window and door manufacturer based in Moncton, N.B., according to several press reports.  Following up on several additions in Western Canada, the addition of Allsco enables Atis to serve Canada coast-to-coast.  "Allso is a clear leader in Atlantic Canada and will give Atis a presence in new markets, diversify... more »