February 18, 2013
Decorative doorlite manufacturer RSL Inc. is marking its 50th year in business with the release of its 2013 Decorative Entryways catalog in March. Since opening its doors in 1963, the company has expanded distribution to all 50 states, in addition to Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.
Based in Egg Harbor, N.J., RSL operates production facilities in New Jersey and Ohio, and warehouses in... more »
February 18, 2013
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has honored Solar Innovations Inc. as one of 100 Blue Ribbon Award Winners representing the best in American small business. The company manufactures residential and commercial windows and doors; conservatories and sunrooms; and folding, sliding and stacking walls.
“The Blue Ribbon Award winners show that, even facing uncertainty and economic challenges,... more »
February 12, 2013
Window World Inc., which bills itself as America's largest replacement window company, has launched the "$1 Million in One Year" challenge, a national fundraising campaign dedicated to raising $1 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital during 2013. Overseeing the initiative is Window World Cares, the company's charitable foundation.
The company, with locations and offices in... more »
February 4, 2013
Employees and retirees gathered at Andersen Corp.'s Bayport, Minn., manufacturing plant, January 31, to see the last Andersen Narroline double-hung window roll off the production line, marking an end to 50 years of history. More than 50 million of the window units have been installed in homes across the United States and abroad, the manufacturer reports.
One of the last... more »
January 31, 2013
Houzz.com, an online platform for residential remodeling and design with more than 11 million monthly users, has awarded LaCantina Doors a "Best Of Remodeling" award for 2013. The California-based manufacturer of folding door systems was recognized in the customer satisfaction category, based on homeowner Houzz members who rated their experience working with remodeling... more »
January 29, 2013
A group of emloyees from Pella Corp. will be among the participants in an annual Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation walk being held in Des Moines, Iowa, on February 16. The Greater Iowa Walk to Cure Diabetes 2013 is often Iowa’s largest single-day fundraiser for a non-profit cause, and among the largest walks per-capita for JDRF across the US, according to JDRF.
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January 7, 2013
Marvin Windows & Doors and Loewen usually battle for sales with homeowners, architects and builders, but this week, employees of the neighboring window and door makers will face off in an international border battle for bragging rights on the hockey rink.
About 90 miles separate Warroad, Minn.,–home of Marvin–and Steinbach, Manitoba–home of Loewen. A group of Loewen... more »
January 2, 2013
Twenty-four windows were recently donated for a home being built for missionaries doing work in Togo, Africa, by the Earthwise Group LLC, the national network of independent manufacturers of windows and doors.
The missionary home is being built on the site of a future first-of-its-kind aquaponics project. The food from the aquaponic system will help feed the clients and staff at a... more »
December 13, 2012
MI Windows & Doors Inc. has been named to the PPL Electric Utilities’ E-Power Energy-Smart Business Honor Roll for upgrading lights and other fixtures at its manufacturing facility in Gratz, Pa. The honor roll recognizes Pennsylvania businesses, institutions and non-profit organizations in the utility's service areas for taking measures to become more energy efficient.
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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 »