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  • American Renolit Corp. moved its customer service, operations and warehousing to a new location, still in Swedesboro, New Jersey. The new facility is over 25,000 square feet and houses expanded offices, a conference area and showroom, as well as a larger warehouse operation. The new address is 301 Berkeley Dr. Suite B, Swedesboro, NJ 08085, and the office phone remains the same: 856/467-3800... more »
  • Cardinal IG Cos. plans to develop a 250,000-square-foot, build-to-suit advanced glass manufacturing facility, in Buckeye, Arizona, where it has purchased 77 acres of land, according to a Commercial Property Executive article. “This property offered a development-ready site with good access...and the ability to efficiently serve California and other regional markets,” Marc... more »
  • Shipments of entry doors saw a nominal rate of growth of 0.5 percent in 2015 to 9.89 million units, according to a report released by the Window and Door Manufacturers Association. Looking forward, the near term forecast calls for shipments of entry doors to decrease 6 percent in 2016, 7 percent in 2017 and 10 percent in 2018. These and more insights are included in the WDMA 2016 Entry Door U.S.... more »
  • Kömmerling will bring its super-size lift and slide door to GlassBuild America, booth No. 673. Manufactured at Kömmerling’s new plant in Huntsville, Alabama, the lift and slide door accommodates openings of up to 21 1/2 feet wide by 9 1/2 feet tall with just two sashes, helping to maximize the passage of light, while operating at the slightest push, according to the company. Double or... more »
  • The National Glass Association and the Window & Door Dealers Alliance released Express Learning topics for its upcoming GlassBuild America: The Glass Window & Door Expo being held October 19-21 in Las Vegas.    All events take place on the tradeshow floor in the Express Learning Theatre, booth # 314.  Wednesday, October 19  11:00 am  Get Your Products... more »
  • Construction spending was flat in July but declines in May and June were revised to show slight gains, the Commerce Department reported Sept. 1. Spending in June is now reported up 0.9 percent while May showed an increase of 0.1 percent. Residential construction, which had fallen for three straight months, rebounded 0.3 percent in July on the strength of increased spending on home... more »
  • OSI, a U.S.-based brand of professional-grade construction adhesives and sealants, named Window-Fix a partner. Window-Fix employs more than 30 fenestration experts who have completed the OSI Certified Installer Program for the use with the OSI QUAD Window & Door System. "The quality and knowledge inherent in OSI's products and specialized formulations is well recognized by... more »
  • Jeld-Wen acquired Breezway, a manufacturer of residential and commercial louvre window systems based in Brisbane, Australia. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The purchase represents the company’s third acquisition from Australia in recent months. Breezway’s louvre window incorporates a unique design for passive ventilation and high-end style, according to Jeld-Wen. The... more »
  • Vinyl Window Designs Ltd. secured a new, larger facility in the North York area, 10 minutes south of its current location in Ontario. The new 200,000-square-foot facility will provide additional capacity, allowing the company to meet current and future demands under one roof, according to VWD.  The new facility will include an expanded insulating glass unit department as well as... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association will host an online contest for players to win discounts on FenestrationMasters courses and exams. The game will be played on LinkedIn every Monday and Twitter every Wednesday, at 12:30 p.m. EDT from September 12 through October 12, as well as during the GlassBuild America show October 19-21 in Las Vegas. The contest will feature quiz questions... more »