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  • Pella Corp. introduced the Architect Series Collection. The collection includes two new lines—Architect Series Reserve and Architect Series Contemporary, which join the classic designs of the Architect Series Traditional line. Pella Architect Series Reserve windows and patio doors intertwine historical authenticity with modern convenience. The line has design elements from historic... more »
  • B.F. Rich Windows & Doors laid off approximately 130 workers when it went out of business suddenly on Wednesday, Feb. 8, after nearly 60 years, according to The News Journal of Wilmington.  The Delaware-based window and door manufacturer, a long-time presence on Window & Door's Top 100 Manufacturer list, had struggled since the housing crisis and economic downturn that started in... more »
  • According to a new market report published by Lucintel, the global aluminum door and window market will reach $72.1 billion by 2021. The major drivers of growth are new construction and renovation activities. Within the global aluminum door and window market, the aluminum window segment is expected to remain the largest market. Emerging trends include the introduction of impact windows and doors... more »
  • According to a report published by Global Market Insights Inc., the window and door industry, worth $82 billion in 2015, will increase to $137 billion by 2024. Demand for repair and raw materials across residential and commercial sectors will boost the industry, as will eco-friendly and recyclable products such as uPVC in new residential buildings. Spending on construction and renovation is also... more »
  • The National Association of Women in Construction will celebrate Women in Construction Week, March 5-11, 2017.  The focus of WIC Week is to highlight women as a visible component of the construction industry. It is also a time for local NAWIC chapters to give back to their communities. WIC Week provides an occasion for NAWIC's members to raise awareness of the opportunities available for... more »
  • The Window & Door Manufacturers Association released a comprehensive advocacy agenda for 2017, which outlines important policy priorities for the window, door and skylight industry that will boost the housing and construction industry and support continued job creation in the U.S. manufacturing sector. "Window, door and skylight manufacturers are vital to the residential housing sector... more »
  • Haogenplast Ltd. and Pixiu Solutions Inc. announced a joint venture in North America to distribute  vinyl products currently manufactured by Haogenplast in Israel. Each company will own 50 percent of pH plastics inc., based in Brantford, Ontario. Product lines include lamination foils for interior and exterior windows and doors. more »
  • Kolbe Windows & Doors added 20 new colors to its exterior color palette, offering more choices for different aesthetics. The new palette features grays and blacks ranging from warm to cool, along with attention-grabbing radiant hues. Classic tints match the style and era of historical projects. Colors are available in Mica or anodized finishes. more »
  • Task force seeks to work more collaboratively and explore combining the two organizations. The National Glass Association and the Glass Association of North America have together appointed a joint task force to optimize service to members of both organizations, and to coordinate advocacy and technical support, along with education and training initiatives for the glass and glazing industry. This... more »
  • Pella Windows and Doors awarded Magnolia Home Remodeling Group in Union, New Jersey, a new 10-foot utility trailer and $1,500 gift card to purchase tools, as well as a $500 donation to the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools, to support future builders and contractors. Magnolia Home Remodeling was drawn at random from more than 1,200 entries in a fall campaign by Pella. more »