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  • LaCantina Doors’ new class of multi-slide doors was named as one of the 100 Best New Products in 2014 by Professional Builder. LaCantina was selected from the thousands of products introduced to the readers and editors of the magazine in the past 12 months. LaCantina’s new class of multi slide combines the performance, strength and symmetry of high end lift & slide doors with the... more »
  •     Sen. Sherrod Brown, left, and Quanex general manager George Wilson Quanex Building Products hosted U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown to its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, located in Cambridge, Ohio, Wednesday, August 20. Senator Brown toured the facility and spoke to the executive team regarding proposed legislation to boost manufacturing innovation. “We are... more »
  • Window World's window products earned the Good Housekeeping Seal for the seventh consecutive year, according to a release from the company. Window World is one of only three companies in all of the home improvement industry to offer Good Housekeeping Seal-backed windows, it reports. Any product that has earned the Seal is backed by Good Housekeeping’s limited warranty, meaning if it is... more »
  • Simonton Windows teamed up with This Old House Ventures on The Great TOH Giveaway for 2014, providing three separate prize packages of energy-efficient replacement windows as part of the giveaway. Overall, more than $727,000 worth of prizes will be given away in the consumer sweepstakes that runs from July 1 - Sept. 1, 2014. “The winners will be able to select from any of our energy-... more »
  • Ernst & Young named Thompson Creek Window Company President and CEO Rick Wuest a winner in the Family Business category of the Entrepreneur of The Year Maryland Awards. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Wuest was... more »
  • Seaway Manufacturing Corp. celebrates its 55th year in business in 2014. A manufacturer of vinyl replacement windows, doors and sunrooms, Seaway has been a fixture in Erie, Pa., since 1959. Today, Seaway remains family owned and operated, supplying remodeling contractors in more than 20 Eastern and Midwestern states with energy-efficient building components, the company reports. "It's very... more »
  •   The landmark 40-foot tall clock tower atop the Jackson County Truman Courthouse in Independence, Mo. was restored in September of 2013, and now chimes again, due in part to custom-designed pieces from Fypon. "We needed high-density polyurethane custom-manufactured materials like balustrades and finials to exactly match the historic profile of the original clock," says... more »
  • Robert Bowden Inc. was named one of the Georgia Fast 40 by the Atlanta Chapter of The Association for Corporate Growth, according to a Home Channel News report. The award recognizes the Marietta, Georgia-based company as one of the 40 fastest-growing middle-market companies in the state. RBI was one of 20 honorees in the Upper Middle Market category, defined as companies with 2013 revenues of $60... more »
  • NanaWall Systems announced the results of its second annual Photo Story Contest, which invites architects, designers, contractors and homeowners to submit their favorite NanaWall projects—in words and pictures—to NanaWall Systems. The contest features several categories including “Best Residential,” “Best Remodel” and “Best Pool House." The Best... more »
  • Quanex Building Products continues to collaborate with Zane State College to bring continuing education opportunities free of charge to its employees. The company's program provides 200 training hours and eight college credit hours. “A lot of companies talk the talk, but Quanex actually walks the walk,” saysTracey Tonnous, workforce training supervisor, Zane State College. “... more »