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 »
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 »