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  • ProVia recently sponsored the first annual Dale Foland Manufacturing Camp held in the company’s hometown of Tuscarawas County, Ohio. The manufacturing camp helps area students understand that manufacturing can be a rewarding career path and that local companies offer good jobs in manufacturing. As a main sponsor of the four-day event, ProVia taught a class, then hosted the group of seventh... more »
  • The Marvin Cos. promoted Christine Marvin to the position of director of corporate strategy. A fourth-generation family member of the family-owned and operated fenestration company, Marvin previously served as the director of marketing for the Marvin Windows and Doors brand. In her new role, Marvin will lead the development and implementation of strategic efforts to bring The Marvin Cos’... more »
  • Integrity Windows and Doors awarded its Red Diamond Baseball sweepstakes to Dennis McConnell, president of Atlanta-based custom home builder Healthy House of Georgia. McConnell will receive an all-expenses-paid VIP trip to see four baseball games played at four iconic ballparks. A third-generation home builder and a past president, secretary and treasurer of the Intown Atlanta Home Builders... more »
  • Crystal Window & Door Systems implemented a new multi-million dollar enterprise-wide computer system to manage the company's quoting, sales, production, delivery and other vital operations. The new system is in use at Crystal's headquarters and main production plant in New York. It is being phased in at Crystal's other production facilities and sales offices around the country in Pennsylvania... more »
  • That ASTM Committee E06 on Performance of Buildings proposed an ASTM International standard that will provide a visual assessment and sampling protocol to determine if a dust-lead hazard remains following clean-up of an activity that has or may have disturbed lead-based paint. The proposed standard is WK52690, Practice for Clearance Examinations Following Lead Hazard Reduction Activities in... more »
  • Quanex Building Products Corp. will expand its Cambridge, Ohio, insulating glass systems facility. The expansion will add approximately 60,000 square feet to the facility for a total of approximately 477,000 square feet of manufacturing and warehouse space. The expansion will enable Quanex to deliver on heightened projected demand for IG systems over the next five years. Quanex plans to... more »
  • Author Robert Galford, managing partner at the Center for Leading Organizations and leadership fellow in Executive Education at Harvard University will speak, during the Window and Door Manufacturers Association Executive Management Conference, to be held Oct. 5-6 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Galford's book, “Simple Sabotage: Detecting & Rooting Out Everyday Behaviors That Undermine... more »
  • Construction employment, not seasonally adjusted, increased from June 2015 to June 2016 in 228 of the 358 metro areas, decreased in 82 and was stagnant in 48, according to an Associated General Contractors of America release and map. The Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, Calif. division again added the most jobs during the past year; followed by Denver-Aurora-Lakewood and Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale. The... more »
  • Dennis Anderson joined UL as a technical leader for UL’s Building Envelope Performance Test Lab. He brings 24 years of experience in fenestration testing, accreditation and certification with his most recent position at National Fenestration Rating Council. In his new role, Anderson serves as the technical lead for UL’s thermal, acoustical and simulation areas. more »
  • The Window & Door Dealers Alliance will feature a Jeld-Wen vinyl, four-panel sliding door in The Dream Showroom at GlassBuild America, along with products from previously announced companies. Based on feedback from dealers and suppliers alike, this year's Dream Showroom has been revamped and elevated to feature residential fenestration products and technologies in an upscale home-inspired 3,... more »