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  • Soft-Lite Windows now offers its product brochures in an interactive PDF format for easy navigation on a tablet or laptop, according to a company release. The brochures provide a more professional and electronically savvy image for the company, and allow dealers to navigate through any product line brochure with a customer by utilizing menus that immediately direct them to specific pages or... more »
  • LaCantina Doors received a "Best Of Houzz 2014" award in the Design category for the second consecutive year from Houzz, an online platform for residential remodeling and design. The company was chosen by more than 16 million monthly users that comprise the Houzz community. LaCantina will receive a "Best of Houzz 2014” badge on its Houzz profile, identifying its commitment to... more »
  • Therma-Tru Corp.'s 2014 “Unlock the Opportunities” national sweepstakes for builders, remodelers, dealers and contractors is underway. The new "Spot the Difference" online sweepstakes game allows entry door professionals to enter for a chance to win daily prizes, monthly prizes, high score prizes and the grand prize of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. The new 2014 sweepstakes... more »
  • Western Window Systems received the “Best of Houzz” award in the category of Customer Satisfaction by Houzz, the website and online community for home remodeling and design. The supplier  was chosen by the more than 16 million monthly users that comprise the Houzz community, based on the number and quality of client reviews the company received in 2013, among other factors. As a... more »
  • Residential architecture firms across the country are reporting steadily improving business conditions, with remodeling activity leading the way, according to the American Institute of Architects Home Design Trends Survey for the third quarter of 2013. In addition to information on housing and neighborhood preferences, the study includes data on the most popular home exterior features among... more »
  • Cold Weather Condensation is a new brochure published by WDMA that discusses the circumstances under which condensation can appear on windows during cold weather, and describes methods that may reduce the likelihood or severity of this happening. This brochure contains updated recommendations on indoor relative humidity, which is the major reason for condensation on windows and within building... more »
  • Power Home Remodeling Group, one of the nation's largest home remodeling companies, was ranked No. 32 on the Chicago Tribune's "Top Workplaces 2013" list. With 115 employees, the company's regional office in Rosemont, Ill., was ranked in the small business category (companies with fewer than 250 employees). "We're extremely honored to be recognized as a top workplace in Chicago... more »
  • National Fuel Gas Co. will pay $7.5 million to customers and homeowners in Western New York as part of a settlement with the State Public Service Commission for earning excessive profits. Of that total, $3.72 million will be refunded to residential customers and $1.75 million will go toward weatherization upgrades for low-income residential ratepayers, which will be administered by the... more »
  •     Caldwell Manufacturing Co. North America LLC has gone 2,000 days without a lost-time accident at its Williamsport, Md., manufacturing plant. To recognize the accomplishment, the Williamsport employees recently held a celebration.     “Every person in our organization has a role to play in advancing our culture of ‘safety above all else,’"... more »
  • Winchester Industries will be the featured company on Manufacturing Marvels, airing November 8, 2013, on The Fox Business Network during “The Willis Report” show, (6 p.m. EST, 5 CST, 4 MST, 3 PST). The two-minute spot highlights American manufacturers and their products, as well as the companies’ processes and customers. Winchester's segment was shot on location at the company'... more »