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  • 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 »
  • 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 »