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  • Western Window Systems has been awarded “Best of Houzz” for 2015 in the Design and Customer Satisfaction categories by Houzz, the home remodeling and design website and community. “We’re delighted to recognize Western Window Systems among our ‘Best Of’ professionals as judged by our community of homeowners and design enthusiasts who are actively remodeling and... more »
  • WTS Paradigm launched a new website, featuring dealer research, configuration expertise, order optimization and other features the company says will benefit window and door manufacturers. “The site is on the cutting edge of what we’re doing as a company, and where the industry is headed. We’ve created a place to share our progress and evolution, but also spotlight our customers... more »
  • Kolbe's Teutonic Series windows and doors are the company's most recent products evaluated by the Passive House Institute US (PHIUS). Products listed in the PHIUS Certified Data for Windows program can contribute to meeting the PHIUS+ 2015: Passive Building Standard–North America. In effect since March 2015, this standard provides a cost-effective platform for attaining Net Zero and Net... more »
  • Paradigm Window Solutions was acquired by Cleveland private equity firm CapitalWorks. Terms of the deal for Paradigm’s parent company were not disclosed.  Key to the acquisition is the continuing participation of former Simonton Building Products president and COO John Brunett as chairman of Paradigm and Andy Sevier as president. Brunett helped build Simonton from a regional to a... more »
  • ProVia announced that all corporate entities and products will now be aligned under one unified brand: ProVia. Corresponding with the brand unification, ProVia’s website address is also changed. The web address www.proviaproducts.com is now www.provia.com. The former will remain in operation to redirect traffic to the new site. The company’s Heartland Siding and Heritage Stone brands... more »
  • AWP Windows and Doors will roll out a new and expanded fleet of delivery vehicles for 2016. "The new fleet now delivers lower operating costs as well as an increased reliability we need in order to help ensure that our recently shortened delivery schedules are maintained," commented Jim Koscica CFO. The arrival of the new fleet coordinates with the new brand strategy and brand building... more »
  • Crystal Window & Door Systems earned the Superior Fenestra Award for its window products in a multi-family project from the Queens (New York) Chamber of Commerce. Crystal supplied more than 20,000 energy efficient aluminum and vinyl windows in various styles for Glen Oaks Village. "This project demonstrates not only Crystal's superior energy efficient products for replacement... more »
  • Crystal Window & Door Systems was honored for its dedication to the construction industry by the Queens & Bronx Building Association. "The QBBA honor for Crystal Windows caps what has been a momentous 25th Anniversary year for the company," says Steve Chen, COO.  "During 2015, Crystal hosted several major gala Anniversary celebrations for its employees and top... more »
  • Officials from PPG Industries announced that a joint wastewater-reuse project with the city of Wichita Falls, Texas, has cut fresh water consumption by as much as 50 percent per day at the company’s glass manufacturing plant located there. The $1.9 million project, which diverts treated wastewater to the plant’s glass-cooling towers, came online in February in the midst of a historic... more »
  • Linetec opened a third anodize line at its facility in Wausau, Wisconsin. The 180,000-square-foot addition and associated improvements expand its existing capacity and capabilities by more than 50 percent. Linetec’s Wausau campus now spans more than 750,000 square feet and provides room to further enhance production flow throughout the facilities. The estimated $15 million investment in... more »