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  • U.S. LBM acquired the American Lumber Corporation (ALCO Doors). Howard Farbman, one of the three fourth-generation owners of ALCO Doors, will remain with the company as president. “This partnership with U.S. LBM will allow us to provide more services to our existing customers and is a platform to reach new customers,” says Farbman.   more »
  • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency fined G.D. Friend Inc. $28,564 for failing to comply with the federal Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule while performing renovation work at two residential properties in Southern California. The company installs energy efficient home improvement products, such as windows and siding under the operation Everlast Home Energy Solutions. An EPA inspection... more »
  • GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo moved up the ranks of the Trade Show News Network's list of Top 250 Trade Shows in the United States, landing at No. 169 for its 2015 event. The TSNN list represents the top 250 trade shows held last year in the U.S. ranked by net square footage. GlassBuild America has moved up 15 spots over the past three years. Returning to Las Vegas October... more »
  • Pella was named a 2016 Energy Star Partner of the Year for the ninth time and received its fifth Sustained Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Pella credits the EPA award to the efforts of its internal sustainability team and to three Iowa manufacturing plants—in Carroll, Sioux Center, and Shenandoah—that reduced energy consumption by more than 10 percent... more »
  • Pro-Line Automation Systems acquired a 10,000 square foot building in the Cleveland-Akron, Ohio area which will allow for expanded spare parts inventory and the opportunity to stock complete machines. The facility will also host advanced training on complex machinery. “This expansion is an integral part of our long-term growth plan that includes providing 100 percent U.S.-based parts and... more »
  • BM Windows moved to a new facility, which will house its expanded showroom, warehouse and offices. The new space is in the same business park, but comprises two suites and roughly doubles the company’s square footage. “We are so excited about our new location. We have been looking to move for quite some time now,” says owner Michal Bohm, who reports that the new location... more »
  • Colorado Congressman Scott Tipton will be the featured speaker at the Washington Briefing Breakfast at the 2016 WDMA Spring Meeting & Legislative Conference, held April 18-20 at the Renaissance Dupont Hotel in Washington D.C. Tipton, who has represented Colorado’s third district since 2011 and is co-founder of the Congressional Small Business Caucus, will speak from 7 a.m.-8:45 a.m. on... more »
  • CRL-U.S. Aluminum added six new members to its national sales team. David Ham, who will cover north Texas and Oklahoma City, has over 35 years of architectural aluminum sales experience with the company. Leslie Miller, who will cover Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, joins CRL-U.S. Aluminum after 20 years as a sales consultant for Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope. Jeff Tate, who will cover South... more »
  • Quanex Building Products will exhibit and present at Glass Performance Days on April 9, and China Glass 2016 from April 11-14 in Shanghai at the New International Expo Centre in Hall W1-491. Quanex will display its TruPlas Spacer, a rigid glass-reinforced thermoplastic spacer technology, as well as its Super Spacer, TriSeal, Duraseal and Duralite warm edge spacer systems. “We have always... more »
  • Roto Frank exhibited product lines from two recently acquired companies at the Fensterbau Frontale trade show, held March 16-19 in Nuremberg, Germany. Roto Frank’s booth featured products from the Deventer Group, which makes sealing profiles for windows, doors, gates, frames and glazing, and from Peder Nielsen, a supplier of hardware systems for outward-opening windows and doors. The booth... more »