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 »
April 2, 2012
This week is National Window Safety Week. The annual event organized by the National Safety Council and the National Window Safety Task Force is designed to highlight important safety tips to help parents and caretakers prevent child falls through windows while also educating them on the potential use of windows as an emergency egress.
“As you open windows to let in fresh air, keep window... more »
March 16, 2012
Andersen Corp. and ProVia were among the 109 companies and organizations honored yesterday by the Environmental Protection Agency as 2012 Energy Star award winners for leadership and commitment to protecting America’s environment through superior energy efficiency. The March 15th awards presentation kicked off EPA's celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Energy Star program.... more »
March 12, 2012
Therma-Tru Doors and Simonton Windows parent Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. has been named to Fortune Magazine’s 2012 list of World’s Most Admired Companies. The company ranked number three in the “Home Equipment, Furnishings” category.
“We are proud of this ranking, which is a reflection of our 16,000 associates around the world who do great work every day... more »