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  • Cascade Windows donated 68 vinyl windows to the internationally recognized Millard Fuller Center for Housing for its 2010 Legacy Build honoring the founder of Habitat for Humanity International. Valued at approximately $10,000, the windows will be used in 10 homes in Indianapolis. “We are extremely grateful to Cascade Windows and their employees for their generous donation,” says Glen... more »
  • More than 15 motorcyclists will roared through Illinois and Iowa July 23–25 as part of Ace Hardware Foundation’s third annual “Motorcycle Miracle Mission.” The event is a journey of more than 600-miles from Ace’s corporate headquarters in Oak Brook, Ill., to Iowa City, Iowa, and back. The group aims to raise $100,000 for Children’s Miracle Network and build... more »
  • Employees at Gorell Windows & Doors recently raised more than $3,400 to help the Indiana community fight cancer by participating in The Relay for Life, a 24-hour fundraising event that benefits the American Cancer Society. Gorell employees coordinated several fundraising programs—including a Sheetz coupon sale, basket raffle, employee dress-down day and luminary sales for the Relay... more »
  • Thermal Industries Inc. marked its 50th anniversary last week with the announcement that it would give 50 custom-made vinyl replacement windows to the non-profit organization Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh. David Rascoe, president, also pledged the company would participate in an ongoing partnership that provides future window support to the organization. Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh... more »
  • The Temecula, Calif.-based Milgard Windows & Doors plant recently teamed up with Today's Windows & Doors, an Orange County dealer, to help the Eli Home, an organization that provides shelter and support services for women and abused children.  The Eli Home recently won a grant through the Pepsi Refresh Project as a “shovel-ready” project that would positively... more »
  • A Roto AG roof window manufacturing plant in Bad Mergentheim, Germany has recently been selected as the best factory in Germany for 2010, the company reports.  The facility received the Industrial Excellence Award known throughout Germany and presented to such companies BMW, Siemens and Fujitsu during the past 15 years. The roof window plant was cited for operating within a highly... more »
  • Natural Resources Canada has recognized All Weather Windows with the 2010 Energy Star Market Transformation Award for window, door and skylight manufacturers. The Alberta-based manufacturer was honored along with several other companies at an award ceremony in Ottawa last week.   “It is heartening to be recognized by Energy Star for our dedication to producing environmentally-... more »
  • From June 14 to July 4, Gorell Windows & Doors will donate a portion of every sale of windows that incorporate its Eco Master glass system to the National Audubon Society, the company reports. Collected funds will be provided to the Audubon Gulf Coast Oil Spill Recovery Fund to help aid birds already suffering the oil’s deadly effects, protect now-unharmed wildlife in the path of the... more »
  • The Maine Manufacturing Extension Partnership has named Mathews Brothers the recipient of this year’s Maine MEP Manufacturing Excellence Award.  The award was presented to the 156-year-old window manufacturer in a ceremony at its plant in Belfast, Maine, yesterday. “The award is presented to Mathews Brothers in recognition of the company's success in achieving world-class... more »
  • For the second year in a row, FeneTech Inc. has been been honored with Crain’s Leading Edge award for middle-market companies in Northeast Ohio.  Ron Crowl, president, and other FeneTech staff members accepted the award at a dinner in Cleveland in late May. The awards recognize companies for "value creation." FeneTech was cited for doubling revenues since 2008 through... more »