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  • Richards Building Supply celebrated its 36th anniversary this March at its annual meeting in Chicago, where the wholesale distributor of building materials also recognized its elite window sales people with the 2013 Gold Window Club award. Corporate window manager Ray Howley founded the club in 2011 as a sales goal intitiative for Richards' outside sales force.   Back row left to... more »
  • Fry Consultants Inc., an Atlanta, Ga.-based market research and consulting firm, is updating its ongoing United States Residential Window and Patio Door Multi-Client Study. The study will provide data and information for unit sales and growth trends from 2014 through 2016, alternative—hybrid/composite—windows, sales channel changes, regional differences, emerging trends and threats,... more »
  •   The Window & Door Dealers Alliance unveiled its new logo designed to resonate with window and door dealers as well as consumers, and reflect its growing membership, according to the WDDA.   The window and door depicted in the logo represent the primary focus of WDDA members in both the replacement and new construction markets. The green swoosh reflects specialty exterior... more »
  • For the sixth consecutive year, Andersen Corp. recognized five companies for transportation/logistics excellence, based on a combination of corporate and customer feedback as well as a company's contributions to specific program goals, Andersen reports. “Transportation and logistics are as much a reflection of our company as the quality of our products, so it’s only natural that we... more »
  • Aribell Products Ltd. launched a new website. The company imports, manufactures, and distributes a full range of products used by door pre-hangers and window fabricators mainly in the Canadian market. It also ships a number of its products throughout  the United States and internationally. The new website assists trade members by providing current product pictures of nearly every component... more »
  • Milliken Millwork received the prestigious 2013 World Vision Fenestration Humanitarian Award, presented at the American Architectural Manufacturers Association 77th Annual Conference in Orlando. In business since 1953, Milliken is successfully run by third-generation family members. Milliken's products include exterior, interior, patio, storm, and commercial doors, stair parts and columns. The... more »
  • PGT Industries announced that Dean Ruark, PGT code compliance manager, received the American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s Residential Products Group Distinguished Service Award, presented at the 77th Annual Conference Awards Banquet in Orlando. This award is presented to an individual who accomplishes formative work on behalf of the association and the Residential Products... more »
  • Soft-Lite Windows now offers its product brochures in an interactive PDF format for easy navigation on a tablet or laptop, according to a company release. The brochures provide a more professional and electronically savvy image for the company, and allow dealers to navigate through any product line brochure with a customer by utilizing menus that immediately direct them to specific pages or... more »
  • LaCantina Doors received a "Best Of Houzz 2014" award in the Design category for the second consecutive year from Houzz, an online platform for residential remodeling and design. The company was chosen by more than 16 million monthly users that comprise the Houzz community. LaCantina will receive a "Best of Houzz 2014” badge on its Houzz profile, identifying its commitment to... more »
  • Therma-Tru Corp.'s 2014 “Unlock the Opportunities” national sweepstakes for builders, remodelers, dealers and contractors is underway. The new "Spot the Difference" online sweepstakes game allows entry door professionals to enter for a chance to win daily prizes, monthly prizes, high score prizes and the grand prize of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. The new 2014 sweepstakes... more »