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  • United Home Experts, a replacement window contractor based in Ashland, Mass., recently launched a new blog dedicated specifically to Marvin and Integrity windows and doors, it states. The company, which services Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island, says it will provide information to help homeowners make educated decisions about their replacement window and door projects, but it also... more »
  • Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies, manufacturer of Schlage electronic hardware, is now offering a smartphone app designed to support customers, integrators, dealers and installers at the jobsite. The app provides access to Schlage “how-to” videos from YouTube, installation and user guides, and datasheets for the company's AD-Series and CO-Series locking systems. “Having these... more »
  • Four months after a tornado severely damaged its operations, Lincoln Wood Products has completed reconstruction activities. The Merrill, Wis., window and door manufacturer marked the occassion last week with a ribbon cutting ceremony for its newly-rebuilt final assembly plant and corporate offices.     A report from Wisconsin's WSAW The ceremony took place on the... more »
  • Pella Corp. has launched a new premium vinyl window line incorporating an enhanced corner cleaning process. Developed to offer superior energy efficiency and aesthetics, the 350 Series window line completes the manufacturer's latest vinyl offering which also includes vinyl sliding patio doors introduced in 2010.   The weld marks of the SmoothSeam welded sash corner on the new... more »
  • Stanek Windows is hosting Florida residents in the Tampa/Clearwater area at a grand reopening for its Pinellas County showroom on August 27. “The showroom has been totally remodeled, upgraded with current designs, and now offers buyers a chance to see the latest and greatest all in one place,” says John Stafford, general manager. The Clearwater showroom offers homeowners hundreds of... more »
  • U.S. Senator Robert Casey recently visited Gorell Windows & Doors, which hosted a roundtable discussion that gathered representatives of several area manufacturers. The meeting, organized by the Indiana County Manufacturing Consortium, was requested by the Pennsylvania senator, who wanted to discuss these companies’ needs as an industry to help him form his policy on manufacturing.... more »
  • Masonite Inc. has closed the previously announced acquisition of Marshfield DoorSystems Inc., the manufacturer of doors and door components for commercial and architectural applications. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 1890, Marshfield employs approximately 600 people, with a primary facility in Marshfield, Wis., and two smaller locations in Greensboro, N.C.,... more »
  • Amesbury, the long-time supplier to residential window and door manufacturers, has recently made a move to expand and solidify its presence in the commercial products market in North America. The manufacturer of hardware, weatherseals, extrusions and other components has added Patrick Junker to lead the initiative. "Many of Amesbury’s present product offerings and services cross... more »
  • Great Day Improvements LLC, manufacturer of Patio Enclosures sunrooms and solariums, has renewed its partnership with Alside to offer that manufacturer's vinyl replacement windows through its retail locations. “With its strong, durable, energy-efficient windows, Alside delivers the high quality our customers have come to expect from Patio Enclosures,” says Steven White, Great Day... more »
  • Amending its May agreement to invest in Jeld-Wen Holding Inc., Onex Corp. now plans to take a majority stake in the Oregon-based door and window manufacturer.  When the transaction is complete, Philip Orsino will also step in as Jeld-Wen president, the Toronto-based investment firm reports. Under the new agreement, Onex and its affiliates will invest $864 million in Jeld-Wen, compared to the... more »