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  • A new company Web site launched by Azon USA provides expanded resources for those interested in learning more about energy efficient thermal barrier technology for aluminum framing and insulating glass. New content includes case studies and real-world applications that positively highlight the performance of fenestration systems in architectural applications. A supplier to aluminum extruders and... more »
  • Simonton Windows has finalized previously announced plans to relocate the company’s corporate office to Easton Town Center in Columbus, Ohio. The transition is set to be complete in June 2011. “We’re extremely pleased to announce the new location of our corporate office,” says Mark Savan, president of the vinyl window manufacturer. “This move fully supports our... more »
  • The Portland Timbers, a new team in Major League Soccer, and Jeld-Wen Inc. have signed a naming rights partnership for the newly-renovated home venue, which now will be known as Jeld-Wen Field.  The window and door manufacturer will also work with the Timbers in a number of local and statewide initiatives in Oregon. Additionally, Jeld-Wen becomes the Official Window and Door Provider of the... more »
  • Quanex Building Products Corp. said Friday it will close its acquisition of Edgetech I.G. Inc. on or before April 1. Quanex received the applicable government approvals, and as previously announced, the $107 million purchase will be an all-cash transaction, officials report. Edgetech is headquartered in Cambridge, Ohio, and has three manufacturing facilities that produce and market a full line of... more »
  • New York-based Crystal Window Crystal Window & Door Systems is introducing a new corporate logo. The new design, using large solid block font lettering stylized to represent gemstone crystal prisms, will be phased in over the coming months. As the company completed the celebration of its 20th anniversary, Crystal considered a new logo as the perfect symbol of an innovative, modern... more »
  • Following the addition of siding in 2009, ProVia has expanded its portfolio of exterior products with the purchase of Heritage Stone, a manufacturer of stone products located in Zanesville, Ohio. Both companies are privately owned and terms of the transaction were undisclosed. Known at one time as Precision Entry and Sugarcreek Windows & Doors, ProVia makes fiberglass and steel entry... more »
  • WTS Paradigm has announced a continued partnership with Pella Corp. The supplier of fenestration software for manufacturers, dealers, and retailers reports it has been working with the window and door manufacturer to optimize CenterPoint, its order-entry system and window and door product configurator, for several years. “WTS Paradigm’s front end configurator and PK (product knowledge... more »
  • Delmac Machinery is being merged into SCM Group North America on April 4. Both suppliers of woodworking equipment are part of the Italy-based SCM Group. By combining the two companies' service networks, product sales specialists and back office support, as well as their collective manufacturing knowledge, "we aim to build the strongest and most diverse machinery manufacturing company in... more »
  • Quanex Building Products Corp. has acquired the equipment and certain assets of Jeld-Wen Inc.'s vinyl extrusion plant in Yakima, Wash. With the acquisition, Quanex's Mikron Industries, based in Kent, Wash., will operate the facility, supplying vinyl components to the window and door manufacturer. “Strategically, this allows each of our companies to focus and leverage what they do best... more »
  • Soft-Lite LLC has added a second line for applying interior woodgrains and external color laminates on windows at its manufacturing facility in Streetsboro, Ohio.  The new line is designed to support quick changes in the manfuacturing process to enable the vinyl window manufacturer to provide a wide variety of interior and exterior finish options, it notes. “Our dealers are telling us... more »