February 4, 2013
Employees and retirees gathered at Andersen Corp.'s Bayport, Minn., manufacturing plant, January 31, to see the last Andersen Narroline double-hung window roll off the production line, marking an end to 50 years of history. More than 50 million of the window units have been installed in homes across the United States and abroad, the manufacturer reports.
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January 31, 2013
Houzz.com, an online platform for residential remodeling and design with more than 11 million monthly users, has awarded LaCantina Doors a "Best Of Remodeling" award for 2013. The California-based manufacturer of folding door systems was recognized in the customer satisfaction category, based on homeowner Houzz members who rated their experience working with remodeling... more »
January 29, 2013
A group of emloyees from Pella Corp. will be among the participants in an annual Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation walk being held in Des Moines, Iowa, on February 16. The Greater Iowa Walk to Cure Diabetes 2013 is often Iowa’s largest single-day fundraiser for a non-profit cause, and among the largest walks per-capita for JDRF across the US, according to JDRF.
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January 7, 2013
Marvin Windows & Doors and Loewen usually battle for sales with homeowners, architects and builders, but this week, employees of the neighboring window and door makers will face off in an international border battle for bragging rights on the hockey rink.
About 90 miles separate Warroad, Minn.,–home of Marvin–and Steinbach, Manitoba–home of Loewen. A group of Loewen... more »
January 2, 2013
Twenty-four windows were recently donated for a home being built for missionaries doing work in Togo, Africa, by the Earthwise Group LLC, the national network of independent manufacturers of windows and doors.
The missionary home is being built on the site of a future first-of-its-kind aquaponics project. The food from the aquaponic system will help feed the clients and staff at a... more »
December 13, 2012
MI Windows & Doors Inc. has been named to the PPL Electric Utilities’ E-Power Energy-Smart Business Honor Roll for upgrading lights and other fixtures at its manufacturing facility in Gratz, Pa. The honor roll recognizes Pennsylvania businesses, institutions and non-profit organizations in the utility's service areas for taking measures to become more energy efficient.
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December 6, 2012
The Construction Marketing Association recently recognized Quanex Building Products Corp. with a Star Award for excellence in marketing. The supplier was honored for its trade show exhibit promotion for efforts surrounding the 2011 GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo.
“The CMA STAR Awards showcase the very best in marketing, effectiveness and creative execution,”... more »
November 9, 2012
Brad Holtz, an independent representative for MI Windows & Doors, recently led an effort to support the installation of 20 new windows and a new front door in the parsonage of the United Methodist Church in Rising City, Neb. He led a group of volunteers from the church, as well as a sister congregation in Brainerd, Neb., offering clear instructions and guidance to ensure that the work went... more »
October 31, 2012
Ann Romney will appear at a Women's Victory Rally today at Vinylmax Windows in Hamilton, Ohio, speaking on behalf of her husband, Mitt Romney. The event is scheduled for 11:30 a.m.
"It is quite an honor for us to host this event," says Laura Doerger-Roberts, president of the window manufacturer. "Vinylmax represents small businesses that make up the backbone of America, and the... more »
October 29, 2012
Window World Inc. recently partnered with Rob Holland, a champion aerobatic pilot, for the 2012 Jacksonville Sea & Sky Spectacular. The October airshow attracted more than 150,000 spectators.
Comprised of 19 performers from around the country, including the U.S. Navy Blue Angels and the U.S. Special Operations Command Parachute Team, the air show featured Holland flying a Window... more »