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  • Gorell Windows & Doors entered receivership last week and could be sold to new owners, according to an article in the local newspaper.  A Pittsburgh-based private investment firm, the Meridian Group, has been appointed receiver for the vinyl window manufacturer, which continues to operate while its future is determined. "The company has been struggling through the recession and... more »
  • In a year that saw the new construction market continue to struggle, Hurd Windows & Doors introduced new products, hired a number of associates and raced to keep up with product demand, officials state. What's more, executives at the Wisconsin-based company say they are looking forward to even more success in 2012. Hurd's successful 2011 was jump-started in January by the purchase of... more »
  • Jeld-Wen Inc. is planning to close a pre-hanging and distribution facility in North Wilkesboro, N.C., in March. The facility, acquired by the door and window manufacturer in 2006, employs about 60 people. The facility is closing because Jeld-Wen has shifted the door prehanging and distribution business it had at the North Carolina facility to a wholesale customer in the Southeast, explains Teri... more »
  • A company attorney is telling local news media that Twinsburg, Ohio-based Regency Window Co. is closed for good.  The window and door dealer and installer had defaulted on more than $4 million in loans and that its assets had been seized by its secured lender, Roynat Business Capital, according to an article in the Cleveland Plain Dealer.   Regency had shut down operations in... more »
  • Several new product enhancements and programs are being launched by Sunrise Windows to help dealers "get off to a fast start in 2012," company officials state. Among the new product options are more color combinations and architectural hardware finishes for its double hung and slider products. “One of the keys to our growth during the downturn in the remodeling market has been our... more »
  • The extruded products division of Amesbury, the supplier of window and door components, is expanding capacity with a new manufacturing facility in Covington, Ga.  Production is expected to begin this month. "We currently have extrusion operations in Cannon Falls, Minn., and Ontario, Calif., with additional future growth already being planned," says Todd Betterley, Amesbury Extruded... more »
  • Masonite International Corp. is planning a special shareholder meeting on March 1 to seek approval of an expanded public financial disclosure regime. The moves are designed to enable the door manufacturer to be listed on the NYSE, NASDAQ or other nationally-recognized stock exchange. The company is looking for shareholders to approve three proposed amendments to its existing shareholders... more »
  • For nearly a decade, Royal Building Products has been working to expand the sustainable nature of vinyl building products by partnering with outside fabricators, building contractors and other organizations to ensure that their scrap and unused inventory is recycled rather than sent to a landfill.  Company officials report significant progress has been made with its "take-back"... more »
  • Regency Window Co., based in Twinsburg, Ohio, unexpectedly discontinued operations about two weeks ago, leaving some customers wondering  about deposits and warranty issues. A company attorney has told a local newspaper that the dealer hopes to reopen soon under new ownership.   "We apologize for the inconvenience and confusion of the past few days," stated a January... more »
  • Atrium Cos., the owner of Houston-based Champion Window, has agreed to adhere to revised immigration compliance programs and to pay $2 million as forfeited funds to the Department of Homeland Security, according to the office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson, along with Robert Rutt, an ICE special agent in Houston, also note that the government has agreed not... more »