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  • The New York State Small Business Development Center has named Frank Lowe Rubber & Gasket Co. Inc. its 2009 Manufacturer of the Year, as well as recognizing the supplier of weatherseals and related products as "an outstanding small business." Accepting the award, Ira M. Warren, president and CEO, was cited for his vision, confidence, hard work, dedication, creativity, drive,... more »
  • Edgetech I.G. reports it has passed its quality audit by Smithers Quality Assessments Inc., earning ISO 9001:2008 with design certification. The company’s entire quality system for the manufacture of Super Spacer products was reviewed and certified to the standard. “ISO certification provides evidence to our customers that our systems are recognized as being properly documented and... more »
  • Oregon OSHA recently named Milgard Windows & Doors'  Tualatin plant as the latest employer in its Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program. The program provides incentives for Oregon employers to work with their employees to find and correct hazards, develop and implement effective safety and health programs, and continuously improve. “The SHARP program allowed Milgard... more »
  • Surplus windows donated by PGT Industries to World Vision Storehouse were used recently to rebuild the home of a West Virginia family after it was destroyed by fire. “PGT is a wonderfully engaged donor; they take an active role in ensuring that families like the Boylards receive what they need,” says Mary Garcia, World Vision’s corporate relations director. “Partnerships... more »
  • On March 25, Edgetech I.G. was honored with three awards for its commitment to the health and safety of employees by the Guernsey-Noble Safety Council, an organization representing two Ohio counties.  Presented at the group's 12th annual safety luncheon, Edgetech’s three awards included the 100% Award, The Group Award and the Achievement Award. “Safety is... more »
  • Vinyl window maker BFRich recently opened its doors to customers, community and business leaders and homeowners for a Delaware "Green Drinks" event. Designed to bring together people who share a passion for the environment, sustainable/green living, energy efficiency, green power, green transportation, environmental legislation and advocacy, the event was hosted by Lori Monroe... more »
  • Matt Harnack, an environmental filmmaker currently studying at Stanford University, recently posted the following video on YouTube.  Extolling the environmental benefits of going from single-pane to double glazinG, as well as other energy efficiency upgrades, the video, "Double Panes," is set to the tune of M.I.A.'s "Paper Planes."   more »
  • Edgetech I.G. Inc. yesterday hosted Environment Ohio for a special event to introduce the organization’s new report, “Growing Ohio’s Green Energy Economy.”  Environment Ohio, which works to protect Ohio's air, water and open spaces, chose Edgetech to participate in the event because of Super Spacer’s contributions to meeting the stringent energy-efficiency... more »
  • Door manufacturer Therma-Tru Corp. and window manufacturer Gorell Enterprises Inc. have been honored by World Vision in recognition of their donations to the humanitarian organization.The organization honored both companies at AAMA’s 72nd annual meeting on Feb. 24.“Therma-Tru and Gorell have been enthusiastic participants in World Vision’s mission to serve those affected by... more »
  • Truseal Technologies Inc. is celebrating its 10th year as an Energy Star partner. The supplier of warm-edge IG spacer systems became a partner in 1998, the first year window components were recognized as a category in the Department of Energy program, officials note. “We’re proud to announce that Truseal has been an Energy Star partner for a decade. The partnership... more »