June 13, 2011
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 »
June 7, 2011
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 »
June 6, 2011
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 »
June 6, 2011
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 »
June 1, 2011
Champion Windows is launching a summer campaign called “Close the Window on Hunger” to donate to food banks all around the country. The replacement window manufacturer and installer plans to donate 50 pounds of food for every appointment and another 100 pounds for every order placed, it reports.
Last summer, Champion's location in Colorado Springs, Colo., ran a similar program was... more »
May 20, 2011
A window and door auction hosted by Simonton Windows recently netted $30,000 for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life fundraising efforts in Ritchie and Pleasants County, W.Va.
An estimated 130 individual homeowners, builders and remodelers from across the Mid-Atlantic participated in the event, which saw hundreds of new windows and doors up for grabs during... more »
May 17, 2011
Soft-Lite LLC, the manufacturer of replacement windows and doors, has been honored by World Vision with a 2010 Humanitarian Award. The Streetsboro, Ohio, company was recognized for donating windows and doors to the Christian humanitarian organization on a consistent basis since 2009.
“Soft-Lite donates excellent products that we are proud to use anywhere in our system," says Mary... more »
May 11, 2011
The Hegins, Pa., manufacturing facilities of MI Windows & Doors Inc. was recognized yesterday with a Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) award. One of only 43 Pennsylvania businesses to receive the honor, it is presented by the PA/OSHA Consultation Program of Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
The Occupational Safety & Health Administration award is... more »
May 9, 2011
Susan Marvin, president of Marvin Windows & Doors, was presented with the 2011 Distinguished Minnesotan Award by Bemidji State University at its commencement ceremonies last week.
Her father, the late William S. Marvin, received the honor in 1990. First presented in 1981, the award acknowledges the contributions of current or former residents of the state who have performed exemplary service... more »
May 9, 2011
The U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration has recognized ProVia Door's glass fabrication facility as a Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star. Located in Baltic, Ohio, it is the third ProVia plant to earn the OSHA safety award, and the first of 917 companies in its category to be awarded VPP status, according to the company.
"In my 21 years with OSHA, I have worked... more »