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  • Champion Window reports it has passed a major milestone in its summer-long program "Close the Window on Hunger" campaign—having donated more than 1 million pounds of food since the program launched on June 1. Champion launched this new program to fill the summertime need for donations to keep the one in four American children who suffer from food insecurity while school... more »
  • Deceuninck North America, the provider of vinyl window and door profiles, and Tri-State Wholesale Building Supplies Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of windows and other exterior building products, conducted a window walk last Thursday, participating in the “G2OTR Project: LEEDing the Way in Historic Renovation and New Construction.”  In order to demonstrate the commitment of... more »
  • Mike Murray, Lloyd Barela and Holly Gilbert have each won a four-day grand prize trip from Therma-Tru as part of the company’s “Unlock the Opportunities” sweepstakes. More than 3,300 people entered the online sweepstakes between January 12 and April 30, 2011. Murray, owner of Sunrise Windows in Damascus, Ore., and Barela, customer service representative with Trimco Millwork out... more »
  • A nanostructured anti-fogging technology for glass developed by the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory has been honored with an 2011 R&D 100 award by R&D Magazine. The anti-fogging technology is said to out perform any similar technology on the market.     An LBL photo shows the glass slide that's been placed in a freezer, then exposed to humid air at room... more »
  • Mathews Brothers Co. has been awarded the Occupational Safety & Health Administration's Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) designation for its efforts in providing a safe and healthy work environment. Department of Labor officials presented the company with its certificate of achievement at the company's Belfast, Maine, facility today. “This award... more »
  • Viwinco, a manufacturer of vinyl windows and patio doors, will provide a behind-the-scenes look at its operations on the Pennsylvania Cable Network’s PCN Tours. The Viwinco show will premiere at 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 10, and re-air at 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Monday, July 11. “We feel that Viwinco makes the industry’s best vinyl replacement and new construction windows.... more »
  • Quebec-based 360 Innovations reports its CustomBuilt360 front-end order entry software, officially launched in 2008, will surpass the 4,000 installations mark by the end of 2011. Used by window and door manufacturers, distributors, dealers and retail locations, the system enables users to channel all quoting and sales into one location, while offering alignment capability to any third party back-... more »
  • California State Assemblymember Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) recognized Liberty Valley Doors of Cotati as the "6th Assembly District Small Business of the Year" at a ceremony Monday at the Sacramento Convention Center.     Assemblymember Huffman with Mike Pastryk, Liberty Valley president. "Liberty Valley Doors is a model for successful environmental business... more »
  • FeneTech Inc., the supplier of software for window and door manufacturers, was honored with the Best Emerging Company award by the Northeast Ohio Software Association at a May event in downtown Cleveland. The organization represents more than 900 technology companies in the region.  “We are extremely proud to have received this award. Northeast Ohio has a very diverse and growing... more »
  • The children residing in two different 4 Kids Charity of South Florida facilities in Fort Lauderdale will soon have a more welcoming and safer way to enter their foster homes. As part of a volunteer renovation effort scheduled for June 11, the homes will receive a variety of new doors donated by Therma-Tru. One of the home is also slated to receive a dozen windows from Simonton Windows. 4 Kids of... more »