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  • Simonton Windows teamed up with This Old House Ventures on The Great TOH Giveaway for 2014, providing three separate prize packages of energy-efficient replacement windows as part of the giveaway. Overall, more than $727,000 worth of prizes will be given away in the consumer sweepstakes that runs from July 1 - Sept. 1, 2014. “The winners will be able to select from any of our energy-... more »
  • Ernst & Young named Thompson Creek Window Company President and CEO Rick Wuest a winner in the Family Business category of the Entrepreneur of The Year Maryland Awards. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Wuest was... more »
  • Seaway Manufacturing Corp. celebrates its 55th year in business in 2014. A manufacturer of vinyl replacement windows, doors and sunrooms, Seaway has been a fixture in Erie, Pa., since 1959. Today, Seaway remains family owned and operated, supplying remodeling contractors in more than 20 Eastern and Midwestern states with energy-efficient building components, the company reports. "It's very... more »
  •   The landmark 40-foot tall clock tower atop the Jackson County Truman Courthouse in Independence, Mo. was restored in September of 2013, and now chimes again, due in part to custom-designed pieces from Fypon. "We needed high-density polyurethane custom-manufactured materials like balustrades and finials to exactly match the historic profile of the original clock," says... more »
  • Robert Bowden Inc. was named one of the Georgia Fast 40 by the Atlanta Chapter of The Association for Corporate Growth, according to a Home Channel News report. The award recognizes the Marietta, Georgia-based company as one of the 40 fastest-growing middle-market companies in the state. RBI was one of 20 honorees in the Upper Middle Market category, defined as companies with 2013 revenues of $60... more »
  • NanaWall Systems announced the results of its second annual Photo Story Contest, which invites architects, designers, contractors and homeowners to submit their favorite NanaWall projects—in words and pictures—to NanaWall Systems. The contest features several categories including “Best Residential,” “Best Remodel” and “Best Pool House." The Best... more »
  • Quanex Building Products continues to collaborate with Zane State College to bring continuing education opportunities free of charge to its employees. The company's program provides 200 training hours and eight college credit hours. “A lot of companies talk the talk, but Quanex actually walks the walk,” saysTracey Tonnous, workforce training supervisor, Zane State College. “... more »
  •   In what may be an industry first, a Western Window Systems employee tattooed the company logo and its mark for excellence on either side of his arm, paying the ultimate tribute to his employer. Chris Allgood, production manager, says the idea of a company tattoo started as a dare among coworkers on Facebook, but he accepted the challenge. “Western has always treated me right,... more »
  • Marvin Windows and Doors received a 2014 Minnesota Business Ethics Award in the large company category for exemplifying high standards of ethical conduct in the workplace, the marketplace and the community, the company reports. Now in its fifteenth year, the MBEA honors Minnesota businesses that act in an ethical manner in regards to their business practices. Eligible businesses must be nominated... more »
  • Power Home Remodeling Group ranked No. 8 on the New Jersey Biz 2014 "Best Places to Work in New Jersey" list in the large company category.  The Best Places to Work in New Jersey ranking is a celebration of high-quality jobs and the employers who provide promising career opportunities. Statewide, a mere 38 large businesses, defined as companies with 250 employees or more, were... more »