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  • Western Window Systems introduced the Series 610 Single-Hung and Series 620 Sliding Window. The all-new window line replaces the Series 100, the company’s previous line of single-hung and sliding windows. Each window integrates with Western Window Systems’ large sliding glass doors and fixed windows. Both styles can be directly mulled to most of Western Window Systems’ product... more »
  •  GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo and the second annual Window & Door Dealer Days were a hit in Las Vegas.  GlassBuild 2016 featured more than 430 of the industry’s leading suppliers and drew nearly 9,000 visitors to the Las Vegas Convention Center for the three-day event. Twelve of those suppliers were found in The Dream Showroom, a popular focal point of... more »
  • 3M and Energy Products Distribution released a new technology, Thinsulate Window Film, which slows down the process of fading. Thinsulate not only helps to block out the sun’s heat in the summer, but it also helps to trap heat inside during the winter, providing extra insulation and comfort in colder months. The film is added to existing windows, providing a nearly invisible layer of... more »
  • Six exhibitors received “Best in Show” awards for their overall exhibit presence during GlassBuild America last week in Las Vegas. An anonymous panel of industry participants, representing every aspect of the glass, window and door industries, viewed the exhibits in the normal course of their show experience. The winners for 2016 are: Best Small Booth- SAF Best Medium Booth- GGI... more »
  • Masonite International Corp. appointed Clare Doyle as senior vice president and business leader of Masonite’s Components business. Doyle joins Masonite with over 25 years of experience, most recently as vice president of marketing for Elementis Specialties, a UK-based global specialty chemical company with $675 million in annual sales. Prior to joining Elementis Specialties, she spent... more »
  • The National Glass Association and the Window & Door Dealers Alliance announced its board of directors for the 2016-2017 term. The 2016-2017 term began Oct. 21, during GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo. Newly elected to the board to serve three-year terms are Brian Hale of Hale Glass Inc. in Placentia, California, and Rick Locke of Windows, Doors & More Inc., in... more »
  • Quanex Building Products refreshed quanex.com with insights and technical resources developed to help make its customers’ businesses better, according to the company. The redesigned website, now mobile responsive for all devices, features an easy-to-use layout, offering the visitor an intuitive user experience. “Most people spend a significant amount of time using their mobile devices... more »
  • Vi-Lux Building Products Inc. was awarded Florida Building Code approval for its composite door jambs which can now be used in High Velocity Hurricane Zone, specifically, Miami Dade County. The line includes 4 9/16", 5 1/4", 6 9/16" and 7 1/4" sizes. “The approval of our door jambs provides customers the confidence to use our product even in the most extreme climate... more »
  • The Window & Door Manufacturers Association held its annual Executive Management Conference in Cambridge, Massachusetts, this month. Industry leaders from across the country came together to discuss and learn about the trends that will shape the window, door and skylight industry over the coming year. Robert Tucker, best-selling author and founder of The Innovation Resource, opened the... more »
  • The Window & Door Manufacturers Association launched the second installment of its free, on-demand WDMA Certification Webinar Series. Window, Door & Skylight Certification for Code Compliance and Verification will help participants address the required performance details of each fenestration product. At the end of the webinar, attendees will be able to identify best practices applicable... more »