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  • PPG Industries Inc. appointed Michael McGarry president and chief operating officer, effective March 1, the Pittsburgh Business Times reports. McGarry, who is already COO, has been in his current position since August 2014, when he was promoted from executive vice president. He will continue to have strategic oversight responsibility for all of PPG's business units and operating regions as well... more »
  • Thompson Creek Window Company earned the Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the local services marketplace and consumer review site in 2014, according to the company.     Rick Wuest, President and CEO of Thompson Creek, was proud to be honored as one of this year’s Super Service Award winners. “... more »
  • The Weather Shield Mfg. Inc. board of directors announced today the immediate appointments of Mark Schield as president and Kevin Schield as executive vice president of the company, succeeding their father, Edward “Lee” Schield, who founded the company 60 years ago. Lee had been serving as president and chairman of the company and will continue to serve on the board of directors, as... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) heard speakers on a range of topics at the 78th Annual Conference held Feb. 15-18 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Subjects discussed included next-generation replacement of windows, standardization for fenestration products in the European Union, the basics of color measurement and more. Jim Snyder, owner of WindowJim and regular Window... more »
  • Window World announced the upcoming auction of The Stinger car, scheduled for Mecum Auctions’ Indianapolis event in May. Window World’s charitable foundation, Window World Cares, presented The Stinger as a modern-day interpretation of the 1911 Marmon Wasp, with the goal of raising funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Over the past four years, The Stinger has... more »
  • ABC Supply Co. Inc. opened additional branches in Cumberland, Md. and Sacramento, Calif. The Cumberland location serves contractors in the western Maryland and south central Pennsylvania markets, where ABC Supply has not previously had a presence. The new branch in Sacramento is the second in the area and serves the south side of the city.   more »
  • Crystal Window & Door Systems celebrated its 25th year of operation with a gala employee banquet event.  Held at the Royal Queen Banquet Hall in downtown Flushing, Queens, almost 1,000 people attended, including Crystal's employees and their families, select business associates, local elected officials, and other corporate friends. Many local elected officials joined the celebration,... more »
  • A new seminar sponsored by Fenestration Canada aims to provide architects, engineers, builders and fenestration industry professionals with an solid understanding of critical fenestration issues that they face on a daily basis, according to the company. The educational event will be held at the Thornhill Golf & Country Club, Thornhill, Ontario, March 31, 2015. Participants can register here... more »
  • Market research and consulting firm Fry Consultants Incorporated will update its ongoing Canadian Residential Window and Exterior Door Multi-Client Study. The study will provide data and information for unit sales and growth trends from 2015 through 2017, alternative (e.g. hybrid/composite) windows, sales channel changes, provincial/regional differences, emerging trends and threats, and other... more »
  • PGT Industries received the blessing of the Sarasota County Commission to receive state money aimed at cultivating "green" economic development, the Herald-Tribune reports. The company will receive up to $300,000 in incentives from the Sustainable Energy Economic District (SEED) program. Sarasota County was one of two communities chosen for the state's Energy Economic Zone pilot... more »