June 11, 2012
Britain's Allan Brothers, a wood window and door manufacturer based in Berwick-upon-Tweed, celebrated its 200th anniversary last week. Coming off the heels of a "turn around in 2011," winning new business in a very competitive and difficult market, the event featured a buffett lunch for the company's 180-person workforce.
Inwido's Hakan Jeppson, left, and Allan... more »
June 8, 2012
Western Window Systems, the Arizona-based manufacturer of multi-panel door systems, was recently featured as the cover story for U.S. Builders Review magazine.
The article in the summer 2012 edition of the magazine focuses on the company and its culture, as well as its growth in recent years. more »
June 5, 2012
Power Home Remodeling Group, the Pennsylvania-based home improvement dealer, has been named to The Boston Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work in Boston” list. With nearly 75 full-time employees in the region, Power was named a finalist in the small company category.
The “Best Places to Work” program ranks employers in the Boston area, according to scores given by... more »
June 4, 2012
The Lisec Group, the supplier of flat glass processing equipment, was recently honored with the Clean Technology Austria State Prize 2012. In May, Doris Bures, Austria's Minister of Technology presented Karl Gruber, Lisec CEO, and Leopold Mader, head of research and development, the award for the company's efforts in thin glass technology.
Specifically, the company was recognized for... more »
May 25, 2012
Working through the Greater Houston Builders Association's Home Aid Houston, GlassCraft Door Co. is reaching out to its community to help build transitional housing for Houston’s homeless men, women and children, the company reports.
As a corporate partner and sponsor of Home Aid Houston, the manufacturer of fiberglass and wood doors is participating in several major new construction... more »
May 25, 2012
A John Rich & Friends concert celebrating the 50th anniversary of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is being sponsored by Window World Inc. Scheduled for June 5 at the Cannon Center in Memphis, Tenn., the event will also feature Jeff Foxworthy, Big and Rich, Darius Rucker and Kellie Pickler, with all proceeds from the event to benefit the organization.
Window World’s... more »
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 »