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  • Jeld-Wen acquired Australia’sTrend Windows & Doors, which produces aluminum, timber and thermal energy-efficient windows and doors under multiple brand names including Synergy, Quantum, Thermashield, SoundMizer and Xtreme Bushfire Protection Windows & Doors. “Trend Windows & Doors represents a strategic acquisition for us as we strengthen our market-leading position in... more »
  • AWP Windows and Doors introduced a new Impact View Casement Window for the Florida and Caribbean Marketplace, designed for use in nearly any new construction, remodeling or full-frame replacement application. According to the company, the new window features a clean, contemporary design, exceptional sound attenuation characteristics and large and unobstructed views. It offers a concealed, three-... more »
  • Panda was awarded “Best of Houzz” for 2015 in the Customer Satisfaction categories on Houzz, the home remodeling and design website and community. The Customer Satisfaction award recipient, which is chosen by the site’s users, is determined by factors including the number and quality of reviews a company or professional receives. “Recognition like this validates that our... more »
  • More than a year ago, ProVia began constructing a 6,600 square foot orphanage expansion in Haiti called “No Place Like Home.” The company reports that in 2015, it raised $256,000 in donations toward the project. ProVia estimates another $224,000 will be needed. Click here for information about donations. As part of the project, building products manufacturers have also donated... more »
  • Andersen Windows was named an “Innovation Honoree” in the Smart Home category at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show for its VeriLock technology. The award honors outstanding design and engineering in consumer technology products. VeriLock will be available on Andersen’s 400 series starting in March. The technology syncs with connected devices to tell homeowners whether windows... more »
  • Endura’s self-adjusting Z-Articulating Cap Sill won the 2016 Best of IBS Award for the Window and Door Product category at the International Builders’ Show, held Jan.19-21 in Las Vegas. Nearly 300 entries in nine different categories were considered for this year’s awards, which were judged by 27 industry and media leaders. Winners were selected based on the following criteria:... more »
  • Northern Apex, an integrator in the world of Radio Frequency Identification technology, released the RG-500, a handheld RFID reader that displays data without connecting to another device, and uses Bluetooth connectivity to transfer data to a host device. Window and door manufacturers could employ the 4-ounce, USB-chargeable device in warehouse or manufacturing settings for item identification,... more »
  • Roto North America was awarded Best Performing Market of the Roto Group’s Window and Door Division for 2015. The award, announced at the Roto Group’s Leadership Conference in Spain, honors the North America division’s “consistent remarkable growth,” according to the company.   more »
  • The Earthwise Group reports that it experienced remarkable growth in 2015. The group reached the benchmark of producing 1 million windows this past year. Earthwise products are now distributed in 43 states and sales are up 16 percent from the prior year. Over the past five years, sales have doubled for the Earthwise Group as a whole, according to a company release. “Our goal for the coming... more »
  • As part of its efforts to reduce its ecological footprint, Upstate Door added a 400 kilowatt solar array to its New York manufacturing facility, which produces half the building’s power. The other half comes from hydropower produced by Niagara Falls. In addition, the company reports that 99 percent of its raw materials are put to use. The sawdust it creates in the milling/machining process... more »