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  •   WTS Paradigm held its fourth annual Madison City Scour event for employees on Sept. 19, according to an Oct. 3 press release. City Scour sends small teams across downtown Madison, Wis., in a competition to solve clues and take photos at different locations. A mix of trivia, photo clues, videos and road block tasks combine to make the City Scour a dynamic and unique team-building... more »
  • A student team from Missouri University of Science & Technology will feature vinyl windows fabricated with PPG Industries' Solarban 70XL glass in the “Chameleon House” they are constructing for the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2013 Solar Decathlon, according to an Oct. 2 PPG press release. The windows, supplied by Crystal Window and Door Systems, are 7/8-inch insulating glass... more »
  • California-based window manufacturers Casagrande Woodworks and Wooden Window are the first U.S. companies to certify windows through the Passive House Institute, based in Germany, according to a press release from PHI. Casagrande began production of its PHI-certified Synergist model, a wood casement window, this summer. The Synergist window is certified with a whole-window U-value of 0.... more »
  • The Maine State Workforce Investment Board’s Older Workers Committee has named Mathews Brothers Co. as one of the state's three best employers for workers over the age of 50 for 2013.  Governor Paul R. LePage congratulated the window and door manufacturer, not only as an exceptional Maine company, but as a model employer for older workers. “Our state needs and values the... more »
  • MI EnergyCore Windows were recently installed in the Vision House in Tucson, Ariz.  The project is part of Green Builder Media’s Vision House Series of demonstration homes being built around the country to showcase the latest in green design, building techniques and products.     MI EnergyCore windows being installed into the Vision House “This is a... more »
  • Deceuninck North America’s “Gallery d” exhibit was recently named Best Tradeshow Booth in Hanley Wood’s first annual Brand Builder Awards: Honoring Excellence in Marketing. Featured at the International Builders' Show and GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, the Gallery d booth was designed to combine art and architecture by juxtaposing the paint, glaze... more »
  • Ohio-based Vinylmax Windows recently reached a new safety milestone, operating for more than three years without a lost work time accident. The achievement represents more than 1,100 days safely worked by more than 200 employees since September 5, 2000, it reports.  The vinyl window manufacturer's previous streak stretched 255 days. "Every day our goal is to not have anyone get hurt... more »
  • Roto Frank of America Inc. hosted a manufacturing forum with Connecticut State Sen. Art Linares and Rep. Christie Carpino at its headquarters and manufacturing facility in Chester, Conn., where manufacturers from around the state joined in a dialogue about issues related to conducting business in Connecticut. "Roto has been doing business in Connecticut for more than 30 years," says... more »
  • Crystal Window & Door Systems recently supplied its highly energy efficient Series 200 vinyl windows for the Missouri University of Science and Technology 2013 entry in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. The final judging for this year’s Solar Decathlon will take place October 3-13 at Orange County Great Park in Irvine, Calif.  The U.S. Department of Energy Solar... more »
  • Custom Window Systems, producer of vinyl and aluminum window and door products for the residential and commercial markets, celebrated the manufacture of its one millionth window this month. The company operates a 280,000-square-foot facility in Ocala, Fla., where it employs about 300 people. The manufacturer plans to add 50 more jobs in response to company growth, says Rod Miller, VP of... more »