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  • Representing the culmination of 18 months of hardwork and dedication by employees, Keymark Corp. recently became registered to the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System standard, officials report. The aluminum extrusion manufacturing and finishing company based in Fonda, N.Y., achieved ISO 9001:2008 status through BSI, an accredited certification body that performed two stages of audits based... more »
  • The rebuilt New Canal Lighthouse on Lake Pontchartrain in New Orleans, La., was recently re-lit, sporting new windows and doors from Jeld-Wen Inc. The lighthouse was winner of the manufacturer's Reliable Lighthouse Restoration Initiative in 2008, selected from a pool of 12 finalists with half a million votes.     The New Canal Lighthouse on Lake Pontchartrain Hurricanes... more »
  • ABC World News Tonight with Diane Sawyer featured Hurd Windows & Doors in a “Made in America” feature that aired last week. The manufacturer was included in a story that highlighted U.S. companies that are succeeding domestically and internationally. Stu Brown, Hurd VP of product and service, cited examples of windows that were being exported to China and Canada. A large group of... more »
  • American Renolit Corp., the manufacturer of decorative laminate films for vinyl profiles, has achieved ISO 9001:2008 certification. The company received formal registration approval for its production facility in La Porte, Ind., and sales subsidiary in Swedesboro, N.J., in August, it reports. “This was in important project for Renolit," says Ralph Gut, president. "Our... more »
  • To mark the company's continued success in creating new jobs, Ohio Governor John R. Kasich recently visited Quanex Building Products' Cambridge, Ohio, facility. Over the past six months, Quanex has added 150 new jobs at location, where it manufactures insulating glass spacer. Gov. Kasich toured the facility and gave a brief address to Quanex employees. David Petratis, CEO, Quanex Building... more »
  • The Chancellery of Honours, an office of the Governor General of Canada, has awarded Reginald Pollard with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal. Pollard is chairman of Pollard Windows, a manufacturer of wood and vinyl windows, as well as entry systems, based in Burlington, Ontario, Canada.   Commemorating the 2012 celebrations of the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's... more »
  • With officials noting that the manufacturer's success today and throughout its history is a result of an experienced and talented workforce, Simpson Door Co. honored past and present employees to mark its 100th anniversary this past summer.  The company hosted a celebration at its McCleary, Wash., facility for current and retired employees, their families and community members. ... more »
  • Celebrating with a company-wide steak fry, Ohio-based manufacturer Vinylmax Windows is marking two years of operations without a lost work time accident, officials report. This represents more than 700 days and 600,000 man-hours worked by more than 200 employees since September 5, 2010. The company’s previous safety streak stretched 255 days, with Vinylmax achieving progressively... more »
  •     The WTS Paradigm team between the morning and afternoon shifts. For the fourth year in a row, WTS Paradigm has sponsored a local family through Habitat for Humanity of Dane County, Wis. On August 18, employees from the software supplier volunteered their time to help build a home for Karen Walters and her 10-year-old daughter Elizabeth. WTS Paradigm donated all the... more »
  • For the second year in a row, Milgard Windows & Doors has been named one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces. The award is designed to recognize top employers that display leadership and innovation in engaging their employees. The Achievers panel of judges evaluated applicant based on eight criteria, including communication, leadership, culture, rewards and recognition, professional... more »