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  •   PPG Industries named Michael H. McGarry, currently executive vice president, as chief operating officer, effective Aug. 1. McGarry will have executive oversight responsibility for all of PPG’s strategic business units and operating regions and for the information technology, environment, health and safety, and purchasing functions. He will remain based at PPG’s global... more »
  • Jeld-Wen Windows & Doors partnered with Midwest supplier Building Products Inc. for the sale and distribution of its entire product line. As a Jeld-Wen full-line distributor, BPI will offer the broadest selection of window and door products made available in the Midwest by one manufacturer and one distributor in the millwork industry, according to Jeld-Wen. “Jeld-Wen customers... more »
  • LaCantina Doors was selected to the annual list of San Diego’s 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies in 2014 by the San Diego Business Journal. This is LaCantina Doors' second consecutive appearance on the annual list of local businesses. For the past 11 years, the Journal’s list highlights 100 organizations whose aspirations have taken them to a level of success that put them in... more »
  • Builder confidence in the new, single-family homes market rose four points in July to a reading of 53 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index released July 16. Any reading over 50 indicates that more builders view sales conditions as good than poor. The NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index gauges builder perceptions of current single-family home sales and... more »
  •   YKK AP America plans to expand its residential window plant in Macon, Ga., to keep up with increasing customer demand, it reports. Slated to begin production in January 2015, the expansion will allow YKK AP to double the plant’s production capacity. YKK AP will relocate its production lines into a larger building on its Macon campus and add two new production lines... more »
  •   Quanex Building Products appointed Patrick Junker to vice president of sales for the company’s screens division. As a new addition to the Quanex team, Junker brings plenty of experience in the field. Previously he was the director of sales and marketing at Amesbury, where he was responsible for sales and marketing to aluminum commercial window and door manufacturers in North... more »
  •   Ply Gem appointed Eric Spence as senior vice president of sales and marketing for the Ply Gem Windows group. In this newly created role, Spence is responsible for expanding Ply Gem Windows’ sales and marketing efforts, aligning the two functions under one common structure. “We are confident Eric’s experience and proven track record uniquely position him to align... more »
  • Solar Innovations Inc. designed, manufactured, and shipped a straight eave, double pitch skylight with conservatory nose and attached curtain wall to Saudi Arabia for the largest project the company has shipped to the Middle East to date. The skylight project is currently being installed. The skylight measures over 35 feet wide and 61 feet long, with a 35-foot tall curtain wall. The project is... more »
  • ABC Supply acquired Dealers Service & Supply, distributor of windows, doors, roofing and siding from locations in St. Louis, Kirkwood, Mo., and Belleville, Ill. ABC Supply operates six other branches in the St. Louis metro area. “We are very happy to welcome the members of the Dealers Service & Supply team to our ABC family,” says Keith Rozolis, president and CEO of ABC Supply... more »
  • Top 100 Manufacturer Builders FirstSource completed its acquisition of Houston-based Slone Lumber Co. Netting sales of about $17 million in 2013, Slone supplies lumber, engineered beams, interior and exterior door units, moulding, trim and cabinets. It also offers installation services for exterior doors, shutters and cabinets. "The Slone purchase adds to our presence and gives us a solid... more »