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  • YKK AP America recognized its top performers from 2013 during its annual meeting on May 6 at the Evergreen Resort in Stone Mountain, Ga.  The Branch of the Year Award, which recognizes outstanding achievements in sales and profitability, is one of the top honors given each year. Kim Law, branch manager of the Greensboro, N.C., facility, accepted this award on behalf of the branch. ... more »
  • United Window & Door Manufacturing Inc. made significant enhancements to its Eclipse Key Dealer Program in product offering and marketing materials and plans to grow the exclusive Eclipse Dealer Network. The Eclipse Key Dealer Program now features new products, samples, literature and its own website.   “I look forward to working with key dealers in their respective markets to grow... more »
  • Window World surpassed $1 million in donations and in-kind contributions to the Veterans Airlift Command, bringing free, private air transportation to wounded veterans and their families for medical and other compassionate purposes. Since Window World began supporting the VAC over five years ago, it has completed 62 missions, transporting over 150 passengers, and logging 242 hours flying over 100... more »
  • 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 »