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  • 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 »
  • Integrity Windows and Doors announced the winners of its annual Integrity Red Diamond Achiever Award Program, honoring five businesses that submitted the most impressive construction projects. The award program recognizes outstanding design, innovation, sustainability and quality in projects using Integrity products. “Red Diamond Achiever Award winners represent the absolute best in... more »
  •   The Simonton Windows team at the Pelotonia 2013 bike ride in Columbus, Ohio. Simonton Windows' associates in Ohio and W. Va. joined together to raise $56,000 for two different charities benefiting cancer research. Ten associates from Simonton Windows participated in the fifth annual Pelotonia bike ride in Columbus, Ohio, in early August, raising $14,965 for research at The Ohio... more »
  • OpenJanela, the open-source alternative to commercial window and door ERP software, launched Version 2.1, now available for general trials and downloads. OpenJanela software provides window and door manufacturers and dealers with easy, flexible, low-cost access to rich functionality including CRM, order entry, dealer systems, scheduling, manufacturing, warehouse and inventory, purchasing,... more »
  • Royal Building Products' window and door profile manufacturing facilities in Everett, Wash.; Delmont, Pa.; and Bristol, Tenn., are now “Made in USA” approved and certified. Made in USA Certified Inc. completed a rigorous supply chain audit on the Royal plants to ensure that the manufacturer's material components, and originated and finished goods, are processed in the United States.... more »
  • Employees at MI Windows & Doors' plant in Carrollton, Texas, recently held a product drive to benefit the victims of the devastating May 20 tornadoes in Moore, Okla. Organized by Bernadette Reed, administrative assistant, the collection event helped to provide more than 10 families with vital supplies needed to recover from the storm.     Some of the supplies donated by MIWD... more »