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  • AmesburyTruth named James Larson as chief operating officer. Larson brings over 10 years of fenestration manufacturing experience to his new position. Larson held internal positions as director of operations for Balance Manufacturing, vice president of Hardware Operations and his current role as vice president of Global Supply Chain. Larson complements his AmesburyTruth experience... more »
  • GlassBuild America will host 439 exhibiting companies in Las Vegas next week, Oct. 19-21. Exhibitor numbers are up over last year, as is advanced attendee registration—up 27 percent over last year—indicating there are many in the industry who don't want to miss out on this once-a-year opportunity to grow and improve businesses. The event, in conjunction with Window & Door Dealer... more »
  • Oknoplast Group is the latest Silver Sponsor for the Window & Door Dealers Alliance Window & Door Dealer Days, taking place at GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door EXPO, from Oct. 19-20 in Las Vegas. Oknoplast Group manufactures PVC and aluminum windows and doors in Europe, with three production facilities, three window brands, business units in several countries and a network... more »
  • Coinciding with National Manufacturing Week, Crystal Window & Door Systems celebrated its first full year in Northeast Pennsylvania with an Anniversary Open House on Oct. 5. During the past year, the company renovated a significant portion of the building, started producing windows and hired almost 50 employees. Over 75 guests including members of the local business community, government... more »
  • Employees at Pella Corp. and its Baton Rouge distributor will donate almost $50,000 to support the recovery from August floods in Baton Rouge. An internal two-week fundraising effort that included a 200 percent match from the Pella Rolscreen Foundation raised $24,000. Team members at the Pella distributor in Baton Rouge raised another $15,000. In addition to these contributions, Pella granted $10... more »
  • Endura Products Inc. filed a patent infringement lawsuit against GPI Millworks. The lawsuit asserts, among other things, that GPI allegedly infringed Endura’s rights in certain U.S. patents, granted by the U.S. Government and owned by Endura, related to two of Endura’s door component products, which the lawsuit asserts are being marketed and sold by GPI Millworks as the Outswing Door... more »
  • Loewen published new Building Information Modeling content, available for download on the Loewen website. Architects and dealers can access 3D models of 80 percent of actively specified products in Revit and SketchUp platforms, including features for architectural design, engineering and construction. Files are complimentary and no password is required. Current models have a full range of options... more »
  • La Loma Windows & Doors by Loewen is now Loewen Vero Collection. The operations of Vero Collection remain in Tucson, Arizona, and will be supported by the Loewen operations and dealer network. The Vero products will be offered under the following brands: VeroSteel windows and doors and VeroCore, constructed with Accoya wood. more »
  • Ply Gem Windows Premium Series received a Consumers Digest Best Buy. Highlighted in the magazine’s October 2016 issue “Clear Winners” section, the window series was selected as a midrange price Best Buy in the vinyl replacement window category. In its evaluation, Consumers Digest notes that the Ply Gem Windows Premium Series “includes high-density polyurethane insulation... more »
  • Roto Frank of America introduced its new Alversa sliding patio door hardware system. According to the company, the system facilitates quick and efficient installation and makes it easier and faster to add or modify components. Key features include a universal central locking system, a universal handle and a modular sliding system. "The Roto Alversa Sliding Patio Door system was developed as... more »