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  • Custom Glass Products plans to expand its production capacity by 25 percent, investing approximately $2 million in space and equipment over two years. “We have decided to expand our production capacity ... so we can gracefully and responsively handle daily swings in our customer requirements, while continuing to fulfill our Just In Time commitments," says Steve Reeder, CGP... more »
  • Lisec acquired one hundred percent of Schraml Glastechnik GmbH, headquartered in Großraming, Austria, as of Sept. 8. The parties agreed to keep the purchase price confidential. “Thanks to the integration of the Schraml Glastechnik GmbH into the LiSEC Group, we are massively gaining know-how in terms of processing," says Othmar Sailer, CEO of the Lisec Group. "Horst... more »
  • Lauren Manufacturing named Chris Kerr plant manager of its New Philadelphia, Ohio, location. In this new position, Kerr will oversee day-to-day operations of the manufacturing facility. Kerr brings 28 years of rubber extrusion and molding experience as well as a strong record of leading improvements within manufacturing operations. In addition to achieving 1.5 million hours without a lost-... more »
  • Lisec signed a contract to acquire 100 percent of Hungary-based Glastronic, a part of the Jüllich Group, as of Sept. 1. The parties agreed to keep the purchase price confidential. As a part of the Lisec Group, Glastronic will in the future acquire used Lisec machines, overhaul them according to the customers’ requirements and resell them. Dr. Anita Panowitz and Bernhard Scheidl will manage... more »
  • Following the agreement in the Iran nuclear dispute and the end of most sanctions, NürnbergMesse will participate for the first time at Do-WinTech, the leading trade fair for windows and door technology in Iran, to be held January 24-27, 2017 in Teheran.   With over 90,000 visitors, around 500 exhibitors and 25,000 square meters of rented net space, Do-WinTech is held annually in Teheran and... more »
  • ProVia was named a “Clear Winner” in the the October issue of Consumers Digest magazine. ProVia’s Endure window is listed as the “Best Buy in the Vinyl - Premium” category for "Premier Replacement Windows.”   Officials from ProVia say, “While we're excited to receive this recognition, there are a few important clarifications we'd like to make... more »
  • The Dream Showroom returns to WDDA's Window & Door Dealer Days at GlassBuild America in 2016, providing a unique venue for dealers to see, touch and talk about new residential windows, entry doors, patio doors, multi-panel door systems, hardware and technology. The event takes place October 19-21 in Las Vegas and will showcase products from a dozen of the top fenestration suppliers.... more »
  • PGT Inc. announced the development of a new wholly-owned subsidiary, CGI Commercial, and the acquisition of established fabricator of storefront window and door products, US Impact Systems. US Impact, a PGT fabricator of storefront doors and windows for the past four years, will become part of CGI Windows & Doors, an existing PGT affiliate formed in 1992 that operates a manufacturing plant... more »
  • Forbes’ 2016 list of America’s Largest Private Companies includes 84 Lumber Co. With $2.504 billion in 2015 sales, which represents an 8.7 percent increase year-over-year from 2014, 84 Lumber is one of two building product suppliers in the annual ranking. The 223 private companies on the list have a combined revenue of $1.62 trillion and employ over 4.5 million people. To be... more »
  • American Renolit Corp. moved its customer service, operations and warehousing to a new location, still in Swedesboro, New Jersey. The new facility is over 25,000 square feet and houses expanded offices, a conference area and showroom, as well as a larger warehouse operation. The new address is 301 Berkeley Dr. Suite B, Swedesboro, NJ 08085, and the office phone remains the same: 856/467-3800... more »