December 6, 2012
The Construction Marketing Association recently recognized Quanex Building Products Corp. with a Star Award for excellence in marketing. The supplier was honored for its trade show exhibit promotion for efforts surrounding the 2011 GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo.
“The CMA STAR Awards showcase the very best in marketing, effectiveness and creative execution,”... more »
November 9, 2012
Brad Holtz, an independent representative for MI Windows & Doors, recently led an effort to support the installation of 20 new windows and a new front door in the parsonage of the United Methodist Church in Rising City, Neb. He led a group of volunteers from the church, as well as a sister congregation in Brainerd, Neb., offering clear instructions and guidance to ensure that the work went... more »
October 31, 2012
Ann Romney will appear at a Women's Victory Rally today at Vinylmax Windows in Hamilton, Ohio, speaking on behalf of her husband, Mitt Romney. The event is scheduled for 11:30 a.m.
"It is quite an honor for us to host this event," says Laura Doerger-Roberts, president of the window manufacturer. "Vinylmax represents small businesses that make up the backbone of America, and the... more »
October 29, 2012
Window World Inc. recently partnered with Rob Holland, a champion aerobatic pilot, for the 2012 Jacksonville Sea & Sky Spectacular. The October airshow attracted more than 150,000 spectators.
Comprised of 19 performers from around the country, including the U.S. Navy Blue Angels and the U.S. Special Operations Command Parachute Team, the air show featured Holland flying a Window... more »
October 15, 2012
Representing the culmination of 18 months of hardwork and dedication by employees, Keymark Corp. recently became registered to the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System standard, officials report. The aluminum extrusion manufacturing and finishing company based in Fonda, N.Y., achieved ISO 9001:2008 status through BSI, an accredited certification body that performed two stages of audits based... more »
September 28, 2012
The rebuilt New Canal Lighthouse on Lake Pontchartrain in New Orleans, La., was recently re-lit, sporting new windows and doors from Jeld-Wen Inc. The lighthouse was winner of the manufacturer's Reliable Lighthouse Restoration Initiative in 2008, selected from a pool of 12 finalists with half a million votes.
The New Canal Lighthouse on Lake Pontchartrain
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September 24, 2012
ABC World News Tonight with Diane Sawyer featured Hurd Windows & Doors in a “Made in America” feature that aired last week. The manufacturer was included in a story that highlighted U.S. companies that are succeeding domestically and internationally.
Stu Brown, Hurd VP of product and service, cited examples of windows that were being exported to China and Canada. A large group of... more »
September 24, 2012
American Renolit Corp., the manufacturer of decorative laminate films for vinyl profiles, has achieved ISO 9001:2008 certification. The company received formal registration approval for its production facility in La Porte, Ind., and sales subsidiary in Swedesboro, N.J., in August, it reports.
“This was in important project for Renolit," says Ralph Gut, president. "Our... more »
September 24, 2012
To mark the company's continued success in creating new jobs, Ohio Governor John R. Kasich recently visited Quanex Building Products' Cambridge, Ohio, facility. Over the past six months, Quanex has added 150 new jobs at location, where it manufactures insulating glass spacer.
Gov. Kasich toured the facility and gave a brief address to Quanex employees. David Petratis, CEO, Quanex Building... more »
September 21, 2012
The Chancellery of Honours, an office of the Governor General of Canada, has awarded Reginald Pollard with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal. Pollard is chairman of Pollard Windows, a manufacturer of wood and vinyl windows, as well as entry systems, based in Burlington, Ontario, Canada.
Commemorating the 2012 celebrations of the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's... more »