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  • 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 »
  • Cardinal IG Cos. plans to develop a 250,000-square-foot, build-to-suit advanced glass manufacturing facility, in Buckeye, Arizona, where it has purchased 77 acres of land, according to a Commercial Property Executive article. “This property offered a development-ready site with good access...and the ability to efficiently serve California and other regional markets,” Marc... more »
  • Shipments of entry doors saw a nominal rate of growth of 0.5 percent in 2015 to 9.89 million units, according to a report released by the Window and Door Manufacturers Association. Looking forward, the near term forecast calls for shipments of entry doors to decrease 6 percent in 2016, 7 percent in 2017 and 10 percent in 2018. These and more insights are included in the WDMA 2016 Entry Door U.S.... more »
  • Kömmerling will bring its super-size lift and slide door to GlassBuild America, booth No. 673. Manufactured at Kömmerling’s new plant in Huntsville, Alabama, the lift and slide door accommodates openings of up to 21 1/2 feet wide by 9 1/2 feet tall with just two sashes, helping to maximize the passage of light, while operating at the slightest push, according to the company. Double or... more »
  • The National Glass Association and the Window & Door Dealers Alliance released Express Learning topics for its upcoming GlassBuild America: The Glass Window & Door Expo being held October 19-21 in Las Vegas.    All events take place on the tradeshow floor in the Express Learning Theatre, booth # 314.  Wednesday, October 19  11:00 am  Get Your Products... more »
  • Construction spending was flat in July but declines in May and June were revised to show slight gains, the Commerce Department reported Sept. 1. Spending in June is now reported up 0.9 percent while May showed an increase of 0.1 percent. Residential construction, which had fallen for three straight months, rebounded 0.3 percent in July on the strength of increased spending on home... more »