September 6, 2012
Celebrating with a company-wide steak fry, Ohio-based manufacturer Vinylmax Windows is marking two years of operations without a lost work time accident, officials report. This represents more than 700 days and 600,000 man-hours worked by more than 200 employees since September 5, 2010.
The company’s previous safety streak stretched 255 days, with Vinylmax achieving progressively... more »
September 6, 2012
The WTS Paradigm team between the morning and afternoon shifts.
For the fourth year in a row, WTS Paradigm has sponsored a local family through Habitat for Humanity of Dane County, Wis. On August 18, employees from the software supplier volunteered their time to help build a home for Karen Walters and her 10-year-old daughter Elizabeth.
WTS Paradigm donated all the... more »
August 28, 2012
For the second year in a row, Milgard Windows & Doors has been named one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces. The award is designed to recognize top employers that display leadership and innovation in engaging their employees.
The Achievers panel of judges evaluated applicant based on eight criteria, including communication, leadership, culture, rewards and recognition, professional... more »
August 26, 2012
Window and door manufacturers, distributors and dealers are once again represented on the 2012 Inc. 5000, the magazine's annual rankings of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S. Industry companies on this year's list range in size from ABC Supply, with 2011 revenues of $4.6 billion, down to Patriot Contractors, an installer of doors, frames and architectural woodwork, with 2011 income of $4.9... more »
August 13, 2012
The Window Place, Renewal by Andersen of Virginia & Washington, D.C., is increasing its support of Operation Second Chance, a non-profit group of patriotic citizens committed to serving wounded, injured or ill combat veterans. The company, a dealer with showrooms in Fairfax and Sterling, Va., has been donating $2 to the group for every window and door it sells since 2009, now plans to... more »
July 31, 2012
Alside, the manufacturer and distributor of residential vinyl windows and siding products, is commemorating its 65th anniversary next week. Beginning next Monday, August 6, at its headquarters in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, key events include a United Way Day of Action and a celebration with corporate employees and retirees to mark the opening of the new AMI Legacy Center featuring a large Alside... more »
July 25, 2012
Nearly a decade ago, the team members of Pella Windows & Doors began actively raising money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to help find a cure for the autoimmune disease.
During the past year, Pella employees across the U.S. and Canada raised $107,777. Add that to its annual fundraising since 2003, and personnel at the window and door manufacturer have raised $2,083,411 for... more »
July 24, 2012
Integrity Windows & Doors has recognized six businesses involved in construction projects that have made them winners in the 2012 Integrity Red Diamond Achiever Program. With nominations submitted by Integrity dealers and distributors that supplied windows and doors for the projects, winners are selected based on outstanding design, innovation, sustainability and quality in projects using... more »
July 19, 2012
After receiving a request for several windows, Stanek Windows recently supplied 23 windows at the historic Stearns Homestead Farm located in Parma, Ohio. Volunteers from the Cleveland-based manufacturer installed the windows thoughout the facilities, which include two houses, a Yankee-style barn, animal shelters and Country Store.
The barn, which was constructed sometime between 1835 and 1855,... more »
July 9, 2012
The Industrial Designer Society of America has recognized Milgard Windows & Doors with an International Design Excellence Award for the SmartTouch patio door handle.
Available on the manufacturer's Tuscany and Montecito Series vinyl sliding doors, the SmartTouch handle was designed to engage with one-touch operation when unlocking, opening and closing. The simple operation makes the door... more »