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  • The National Association of Women in Construction is celebrating Women in Construction Week, March 6 through 12. NAWIC chapters will celebrate with community service projects, jobsite tours, membership drives, children’s activities, hands-on workshops, fundraisers and school programs. “NAWIC’s core purpose is enhancing the success of women in the construction industry,”... more »
  • American Insulated Glass is adding 32,000 square feet to its 40,000 square foot production facility in Conley, Georgia. Development planning started eight months ago and the company expects increased production in June. The expansion will add a full convection double-bay furnace that the company says will improve tempered glass quality, an additional insulated glass line, an automated cutting... more »
  • Crystal Window & Door Systems secured a dedicated trailer fleet of 10 trailers to provide logistical services for its product shipments beyond the New York metro area and throughout the East Coast, Midwest and other regions. "We now have such large volumes outside the New York area that we needed greater logistical support to provide the service our customers have come to expect from us... more »
  • Door dealers and lumberyards will be able to purchase Jeld-Wen products from U.S. Lumber in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware and Virginia, starting in mid-2016. U.S. Lumber will pre-hang and distribute the complete line of Jeld-Wen Doors. “[This partnership] will provide our customers with a level of knowledge and responsiveness that is unmatched in the industry,” says... more »
  • Linetec expanded its flat sheet program with more than 20 sizes in stock and special orders able to meet most sizes and thicknesses. Paint and anodize-quality sheets are available and can be finished in a variety of colors including custom matches. Shipping is managed by Linetec through a common carrier trucking company.   more »
  • The National Glass Association and its official publication Glass Magazine launched WorldofGlassMap.com, an interactive website that allows users to search globally for float glass manufacturing companies or individual plant locations, sort float plants by company and location, and access website and contact information for float manufacturers. "WorldofGlassMap.com will serve as a valuable... more »
  • Panda Windows & Doors launched its PandaSelect collection of multi-slide door systems that are designed to meet budget-driven projects. PandaSelect features frames up to 10 feet tall and 5 feet wide, and allows for stackable or pocketed configurations with up to five panels per side. The new collection is offered in aluminum and aluminum-wood clad frames, both of which can be thermally broken... more »
  • Pleotint’s Suntuitive glass was among the products featured in the REHAU Montana “ecosmart house,” a model home in Bozeman, Montana showcasing eco-friendly design techniques. The house’s windows incorporated Suntuitive glass, featuring variable light transmission tinting that uses heat from sunlight to activate. The house is a “living lab” for Montana State... more »
  • Ply Gem Windows introduced a black exterior frame for its 1500 Vinyl Collection. The line is available with flat, beveled and brickmould frame options in five exterior colors. While black materials can absorb heat and cause warping in vinyl window frames and sashes, Ply Gem says the black capstock over a white co-extruded underlayer reflects sunlight and limits heat gain. The new exterior color... more »
  • ProVia introduced two new storm door styles, Modern and Colonial, as part of the company’s 2016 lineup. The doors, designed to complement ProVia’s fiberglass and steel entry doors, utilize a new material formulation to provide stronger, dent-resistant kickpanels, according to the company. Modern style, left, and Colonial. more »