May 21, 2009
The deadline for nominations for the Window & Door's 2009 Dealers of the Year has been extended until June 8. The annual program, honoring “excellence in the middle,” will once again recognize today’s leaders within the industry's channels of distribution in the October issue of the magazine.
"The past few years have been difficult for many dealers and distributors, but... more »
May 14, 2009
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 »
May 12, 2009
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 »
May 11, 2009
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 »
May 11, 2009
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 »
March 31, 2009
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 »
March 27, 2009
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 »
March 27, 2009
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."
March 26, 2009
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 »
March 4, 2009
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 »