August 28, 2012
Fry Consultants Inc., a market research and consulting firm based in Atlanta, Ga., has published a Canadian Residential Window and Exterior Door Multi-Client Study. The $4,000 report provides data and information for unit sales and growth trends from 2012 through 2014, the company states.
Information provided includes coverage of alternative (e.g. hybrid/composite) windows, sales channel changes... more »
August 28, 2012
LaCantina Doors, the manufacturer of folding doors, has launched a new website featuring updated images and easy-to-navigate content. Additionally, the site has been designed to provide an interactive and informative user experience.
“Integral in the new design was a clean look and strong visual presentation of our folding door systems,” says Benjamin Woo... more »
August 26, 2012
Northern Building Products, a producer of commercial windows, doors and wall systems, is expanding and renovating its current facility in Teterboro, N.J. The company is adding 12,000 square feet of office space to house engineering and staff support functions.
The company plans to use many of its energy-conserving products and materials in the expansion. Included in the space will be a... more »
August 20, 2012
All-Weather Window, Doors & Siding recently opened a new Andersen Window & Door showroom in Kansas City, Mo. In addition to Andersen products, the facility will also feature Silver Line windows, Therma-Tru entry doors, ProVia entry doors and storm products and a variety of siding and insulation products.
“The Northland, Kansas City, area is under-served by Andersen windows and... more »
August 17, 2012
After a two-year beta launch, Indow Windows, a Portland, Ore.-based supplier of interior insulating window inserts, is rolling out its line nationally to home performance contractors and others in the commercial and residential remodeling business. The inserts are said to offer the energy savings of double-paned windows at one half to one fifth the cost.
The company got its start in 2010, when... more »
August 15, 2012
Looking to increase its presence in international markets, Quanex Building Products is participating in trade shows in Australia and South Africa this week. The Houston-based supplier of window and door components also plans to exhibit at glastec in Düsseldorf, Germany, in October.
Fenestration Australia 2012 opened Monday and concludes today in Fremantle, Western Australia. Quanex... more »
August 14, 2012
Utilizing a new type of EPDM polymer, LMI Custom Mixing is playing its part in reducing carbon footprint and oil dependency through revolutionary developments in EPDM sponge and dense compounds, company officials report. Although the supplier, a joint venture between Lauren International and Meteor Gummiwerke, has not developed specific building and construction industry products with the... more »
August 13, 2012
Norwood Windows of Scouduc, New Brunswick, Canada, is adding the PermaPlus line to its family of fiberglass windows and doors. New to the Maritime market, the high-end line is designed to enable the manufacturer to bid on more projects due to its higher performance ratings and numerous options, including the ability to accommodate triple glazing.
The window and door manufacturer worked with... more »
August 10, 2012
Dove Industries, a manufacturer of vinyl windows based in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., has sent a letter to customers saying it will close its doors. The letter, dated August 9, says the company plans to liquidate its assets in an orderly fashion to benefit creditors.
"We all know that the economy is weak, as most of you are experiencing lower and slower sales. At Dove Industries, the economic... more »
August 10, 2012
Tart Lumber Co. Inc. is hosting the grand opening of the Tart Design Showroom, its new millwork design center in Sterling, Va. Scheduled for the end of September, the event will highlight the company's partner vendors, including Marvin Window & Doors, Windsor Windows & Doors, Therma-Tru Doors, Clark Hall Doors, Upstate Doors, Baldwin Hardware, Jeld Wen and more.
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