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  • The National Fenestration Rating Council presented its Member of the Year award to Roland Temple during its annual fall meeting early in November. Temple is the first recipient of the new award, which recognizes a member's contributions to the fenestration industry through actions that support NFRC's mission. Temple is codes and standards manager for AZS Consulting Inc., based in Florida. He... more »
  • Doug Johnson, vice president for continuous improvement with Truth Hardware, was recently elected to a third term 2nd District Steele County Commissioner in Minnesota. Johnson is one of five county commissioners.  more »
  • Win-Dor Inc. is donated 88 windows for four residential homes in a new Coachella Valley facility designed for abused and at-risk teensr. The vinyl windows supplied for the new Olive Crest Homes & Services for Abused Children facilities are valued at more than $56,000, according to the company. “Over the past 10 years, we have supported Olive Crest and have been... more »
  • 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 »