May 21, 2012
Rollin’ Supply, a Rockville, Md., building products distributor, and Simonton Windows, the manufacturer of vinyl windows and doors, recently teamed up to help 40 high school students learn proper window installation techniques. Experienced professionals from both companies worked with students from Thomas Edison High School of Technology in Silver Spring, Md., on a home under construction... more »
May 16, 2012
In recognition of its safety and health management systems, MI Windows & Doors' manufacturing facility in Gratz, Pa., has received a Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program award from the Occupational Safety & Health Admnistration.
This is the second MI facility to be recognized. Its Hegins, Pa., plant, which received the Sharp award last year, was also recently recertified... more »
May 15, 2012
Royal Building Products is partnering with Habitat for Humanity and many homebuilders across the United States during Home Builders Blitz 2012. Habitat for Humanity will build, rehabilitate or repair more than 200 homes for low-income families across the country, with work on most of these homes taking place the week of June 4.
Royal is contributing vinyl siding, trim and accessories for 55... more »
May 8, 2012
Royal Building Products' new logo, launched in 2011, has been honored with a gold medal for Elements of Advertising in the Charlotte, N.C., chapter competition of the Addy Awards.
“The new logo and positioning of our brand was designed to retain the legacy of Royal’s original symbol–the crown–while shifting the emphasis from manufacturing to a focus on what our building... more »
May 8, 2012
U.S. Commerce Secretary John Bryson recently visited Schlegel’s 350,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Rochester, N.Y. He visited the company, which is part of Amesbury, to learn how the Commerce Department’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership in New York is helping the company accelerate new products in the marketplace and expand its markets.
Visiting the facilty... more »
May 3, 2012
The National Association of Custom Home Builders has named Weiland Sliding Doors & Windows its 2012 Vendor of the Year. The organization, developed to differentiate and serve companies involved in the custom home market, is recognizing the manufacturer for its commitment to quality and its abillity to "truly transform the ordinary to the extraordinary," says NACHB's Deb... more »
April 19, 2012
Designed to showcase the latest in green building technologies, the Vision House at Walt Disney World's Epcot Center feature Pella windows, incorporating the manufacturer's SmartSync technology. Opening April 22 in honor of Earth Day, the project will not only feature smart phone enabled window shades, it will include electric vehicle charging stations, smog-eating roof tiles and many other... more »
April 16, 2012
Simonton Windows will host its 11th annual window and door auction to benefit the American Cancer Society on Saturday, April 28. During the past decade, the yearly charity fundraiser has generated more than $330,000 for the Relay for Life fundraising efforts in Ritchie County, W.Va.
The auction, held at Simonton's manufcturing facility in Ellenboro, W.Va., enables homeowners, builders and... more »
April 3, 2012
The Window & Door Dealers Alliance has named Chapman Windows & Doors its member of the month for April 2012. Founded in 1994, the company is based in West Chester, Pa.
"We are charter members of [the National Association of the Remodeling Industry] in this area, but they are more full-service oriented and we were happy that WDDA has come on the scene to give us a voice in... more »
April 2, 2012
MI Windows & Doors Inc. sold more windows in the the Department of Energy’s High Performance Windows Volume Purchase Program during 2011 than any other manufacturer, it reports. The Gratz, Pa.-based manufacturer offers two product lines that meet the required .22 U-value program requirement.
The goal of the High Performance Windows Volume Purchase Program is to expand the market... more »