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  • Steves & Sons sold its 60,000-square-foot 5325 Glen Alden Drive facility near Richmond International Airport in Texas and set up shop in a 250,000-square-foot building, Richmond BizSense reported. With the extra square footage, the company increased its staff by about 30 employees, bringing the total number up to 120. The company put $7 million worth of infrastructure into the new facility at... more »
  • Steve Chen, COO for Crystal Window & Door Systems will continue as President of the Northeast Window & Door Association (NWDA) through 2015, as requested by the Association’s board of directors. Chen has led the NWDA since January 2013. "I am honored to be asked to continue in a leadership role with NWDA," said Steve Chen.  "The Association accomplished a great... more »
  • Marvin Windows and Doors took home the award for "Best Window and Door Product" at last week's International Builders' Show. The prize was awarded to Marvin's Next Generation Ultimate Double Hung, which features state-of-the-art technology, including an automatic locking system and a special Vent Mode. The window's hardware also allows the bottom and top sashes to tilt in for washing.... more »
  • As millennials begin to enter the home-buying market in larger numbers, homes will get a little smaller, laundry rooms will be essential, and home technology will become increasingly prevalent, said panelists during an International Builders' Show press conference on home trends and millennials' home preferences. NAHB Assistant Vice President of Research Rose Quint predicted that the growing... more »
  • Therma-Tru introduced a variety of decorative new door glass options and door styles for 2015. New decorative glass products for 2015 include Borrassa, a wrought iron design available in the Classic-Craft Mahogany, Rustic and Canvas Collections, and a high-energy design of Zaha decorative glass (shown at right) that includes four different glasses joined together with right angles... more »
  • BM Windows was named "Top Performer" by window manufacturer Anlin Window Systems. The award, the second for BM Windows in as many years, recognizes the replacement window and door installer’s “dedication in the product sales, marketing and education of Anlin Window Systems products.”   To earn the award, BM Windows showed “excellent representation of Anlin... more »
  • Maui Windows and Doors celebrated the grand opening of its brand new showroom and retail store with a two-day open house held January 16 and 17. The 3,000-square-foot showroom is home to the lone specialty windows and doors supply company on the island. Representatives from window and door manufacturers Panda and Hurd were present at the event to share product information.    "My... more »
  • Quanex Building Products appointed Lance Lunde to territory sales manager in its South-Central region. Lunde has more than 10 years of fenestration sales experience, including five years with Quanex brands. He most recently served Quanex customers in the Southwest territory and will be based in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.   “Lance is extremely knowledgeable about our products and... more »
  • The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) drafted two new standards and revised five more in 2014, all of which have been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). And, BHMA’s first two residential standards have been drafted and approval is anticipated for the first half of 2015.    The first will set performance requirements for residential... more »
  • Pella unveiled its newest innovation, Insynctive technology, a family of smart products for windows and doors, at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The new motorized blinds and shades snap in and out and are powered by rechargeable batteries that are charged by a solar panel on the exterior. The integrated system of sensors and motorized blinds and shades can be... more »