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  • Jeld-Wen agreed to pay $150,000 in penalties and $444,000 to swap out smoky wood stoves to make up for smokestack pollution from a lumber mill in Klamath Falls, Ore., during 2008-2010. The settlement was reached with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the state Department of Environmental Quality. An environmental law specialist for the state agency, Jenny Root, says there were four... more »
  • SIW Windows and Doors, manufacturer of impact windows and doors, appointed Lilly Adamo as its dealer sales director. Adamo comes with a wealth of experience and a proven track record for improving dealer acquisition and retention within the commercial and industrial industry. "We are very excited to have Lilly come on board," says Abe Lopez, CEO and president. "She has the... more »
  • Deceuninck NV, global manufacturer of PVC and composite window and door systems, acquired the leading Turkish PVC window profile producer, Pimas Plastik Insaat Malzemeleri A.S (Pimas). The acquisition makes Deceuninck the largest PVC window systems company in Turkey, the second largest PVC window market in Europe. “Today we announce the acquisition of Pimas, the pioneer window systems... more »
  • Universal Windows Direct Inc. celebrated the grand opening of its brand-new showroom in Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio in August. Over five hundred  people attended the grand opening event, complete with food trucks, appearances  from former Cleveland Browns players, and a silent-auction which benefitted “A Kid Again,” a local non-profit organization. Filled with displays of... more »
  •     Mathews     Kragenbring Quanex Building Products appointed new regional sales managers: Rick Mathews in the East and Kyle Kragenbring in the West. A Quanex veteran, Mathews will be responsible for managing sales for all Quanex Building Products and Services east of the Mississippi River and in Eastern Canada, while Kragenbring will be responsible for managing... more »
  • Western Window Systems is included in Inc. magazine’s 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. The designer and manufacturer of door and window systems made the list with a three-year sales growth of 236 percent. “Our phenomenal growth comes from having the best products, the best processes, and the best... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association is still accepting registrations for the upcoming AAMA 2014 Fall Conference. It will be held Sept. 14-17 at The Westin in Westminster, Colo. Those interested in making a hotel reservation at the Westin may contact Florence Nicolici directly. Exhibitor spots for the Supplier Product Display are still available, although time is running out to... more »
  • The National Association of Home Builders officially opened online registration today for the 2015 NAHB International Builders' Show, the largest annual light construction tradeshow in the world. The 2015 show, to be held in Las Vegas, Jan. 20-22, is part of the second annual Design & Construction Week, a co-location with the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, hosted by the National Kitchen and... more »
  • Vi-Lux Building Products Inc. announced that it has become the first company to be certified under the new performance standard for plastic moulding and trim under the MMPA/NAMI Plastic Moulding and Trim Certification Program, through the Moulding & Millwork Producers Association and National Accreditation & Management Institute. The MMPA/NAMI Plastic Moulding and Trim Certification... more »
  • The architectural door market will experience continued growth through 2015, according to the Window and Door Manufacturers Association's Architectural Door 2014 U.S. Market Study. The study forecasts strong market growth in the wood flush door market of nearly 24 percent in 2014 and 22 percent in 2015. This follows market growth of 17 percent in 2013. Wood stile-and-rail doors are also forecast... more »