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  • Thompson Creek Manufacturing has received a 2008 Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics from the Better Business Bureau of Greater Maryland. The award is designed to recognize businesses that exhibit extraordinarily high standards of honesty and integrity toward customers, employees, shareholders and their community. “Thompson Creek Manufacturing has been doing the right thing for the... more »
  • Wincore Windows & Doors celebrates breast cancer awareness every month, not just in October. As part of its their ongoing effort to support charitable organizations, the vinyl window manufacturer has supported Tough Enough to Wear Pink, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness and fundraising for breast cancer research, since it opened its manufacturing plant in 2007.... more »
  • DAC Products, a manufacturer of displays and samples for the window and door industry has recently been ranked 19th for outstanding sales growth performance in the Annual Wood 100 Report. The report, which profiles and ranks 100 fast-growing woodworking companies, was published in the September 2008 issue of Wood & Wood Products magazine. Established in 1987 with 90 employees, DAC grew its... more »
  • For the second straight year, Edgetech I.G. has been ranked among Inc.’s 5000 list of the fastest growing private domestic companies. The list, reported by Inc.com, is an extension of Inc. magazine’s annual Inc. 500 list. Jim Melloan, project manager for Inc. 5000, calls the distinction a “portrait of young, underreported companies across all industries doing fascinating... more »
  • Hurricane Test Laboratories celebrated its 15-year anniversary with an open house for customers and vendors at its Florida location in June.“When HTL opened its doors in 1993, hurricane building codes were in their infancy, we weren’t sure what would happen,” says Vinu Abraham, CEO of HTL. “Today, that initial risk has paid off and we’ve been able grow to a full... more »
  • More than 280 employees from Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork Co. Inc. took part in the Wausau Start! Heart Walk in Wausau, Wis. The employees raised $24,000 for heart disease research, including improved protocols for cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The company has its own first responder program, which was formalized after an employee suffered a heart attack in 2000. A quick-thinking colleague began... more »
  • Market Resource Associates Inc. is presenting Marvin Windows & Doors with two “best in class” awards as the overall top rated patio and entry door brand in its latest study. Simonton Windows and Taylor Door are also award winners this year. The Minneapolis-based market research firm developed the BICAs to recognize outstanding performance in its studies. Winners are selected for... more »
  • The Summit County Safety Council in Macedonia, Ohio honored Patio Enclosures Inc. at an informal employee meeting and cookout celebrating the company’s second year in a row without a recorded injury in its sunroom manufacturing operations. The company received four awards, including having the lowest incident rate of companies that provide the same or similar services and no lost time from... more »
  • Joan Gates achieved a “once in a lifetime goal” of running in the 2008 Boston Marathon on April 21. Along the way she gained the support of her fellow Simonton Windows workers and more than $12,000 in contributions to support the non-profit organization, Homes for Our Troops.Gates completed the 112th Boston Marathon in 5 hours and 23 minutes. The 26.1-mile marathon, started in 1896,... more »
  • Although it can trace its history back to the 1950s, Solar Innovations, Inc. celebrated 10 years in the business in April. The company’s roots go back to Everlite Greenhouses, which was purchased in the 1980s by a Maryland sunroom manufacturer and divided and sold to several different entities that began manufacturing sunrooms. One of the new manufacturers moved to York, Pa. , where it made... more »