September 15, 2011
Gorell Windows & Doors will be featured in a project on ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition this fall. In the episode, a new home is being constructed for a family living in Crawford, N.Y.
The family is Jimmy and Darlene Korpai and their two children, Haley and Hudson. Five-year-old Haley suffers from a form of dwarfism, and the goal of the Extreme Makeover crew was to build a... more »
September 8, 2011
MI Windows & Doors recently donated and installed a complete window package of new MI EnergyCore windows into a Habitat for Humanity home being built in Prescott Valley, Ariz. The casements and awnings in the home represented the first-ever installation of the manufacturer's new high-performance window line.
One of the new windows installed by MI personnel in the... more »
August 30, 2011
Steve Kirby, Andersen's VP supply chain services, left, presents Intek Plastic's award to Intek's Pete Barboni, continuous improvement manager, center, and Jason Dohmen, applications engineer.
As part of an initiative to promote innovation and sustainability to create advantages across the supply chain, Andersen Corp. has recognized six companies with its first Supply Chain... more »
August 30, 2011
For the third year, WTS Paradigm has supported a local family through Habitat for Humanity of Dane County, located in Wisconsin. In August, employees of the software supplier volunteered their time and energy to help build a WTS Paradigm-sponsored home, with the company also donating all the windows and doors.
“WTS Paradigm has been fortunate to see continued growth and strength during this... more »
August 23, 2011
Desiree Long, Seaway’s marketing manager, presenting a check to Mark A. Neidig, the foundation's senior executive director.
As part of its Windows of Hope internal fundraising effort, Seaway Manufacturing is partnering with the Kanzius Cancer Research Foundation to support its efforts to find a cure for cancer.
The Pennsylvania manufacturer recently donated $1,000 to... more »
August 10, 2011
OceanView impact-resistant casement windows from Viwinco Inc. were selected for the first home to earn the Insurance Institute for Building & Home Safety Fortified for Existing Homes Gold designation. Built in Surf City, N.C., the home was equipped with windows that are hurricane-rated and meet a structural wind speed rating of 171.2 mph and can withstand flying debris such as 2x4s up to... more »
August 9, 2011
More than 800 Simonton Windows employees nationwide participated in the Simonton Survivor program this past spring designed to promote healthy lifestyles. Seventy-seven team members completed all six weeks of the program and six different challenges.
During the first week, employees of the window manufacturing company worked on improving their overall nutrition by selecting two food goals to... more »
August 9, 2011
As part of “Extreme Makeover : Home Edition” television show, THV Compozit Windows & Doors recently donated more than 80 windows to the Hill family in Ottawa, Kan.
Staff Sergeant Allen Hill was almost killed by a massive roadside bomb while serving in Iraq. He recovered from his physical wounds, but continued to suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder episodes, often... more »
August 8, 2011
Pella Corp., in partnership with Vermeer Manufacturing and the City of Pella, earned a Governor’s Iowa Environmental Excellence Award in the waste management category for its annual electronic recycling event held in hometown each Earth Day.
More than three semi truckloads of electronics gathered were gathered at Pella's last eCycling day.
“On behalf of all Iowans, I would... more »
July 26, 2011
Centor Architectural employees from around the world gathered in June in Australia for the Brisbane Trailwalk designed to support Oxfam and help fight poverty in developing countries. The walkers set out into Brisbane’s bush land with the challenge of walking 62 miles in teams of four in under 48 hours.
Centor's Trailwalkers in Brisbane
Centor North America... more »