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  • The window and door replacement sector of remodeling is reportedly stable—even irrespective of home sales, according to the Remodeling Forecast presentation, which took place in The Dream Showroom Express Learning theater at Window & Door Dealer Days on Thursday, September 17. While home sales and house price appreciation have been reasonably strong and are projected to remain that way... more »
  • A+W iQuote offers user-friendly, online ordering that accurately reflects the inventory, pricing and production schedules in A+W’s ERP systems for windows and glass products. See a live demo of iQuote at the A+W / Friedman Operating Group booth #1103 during GlassBuild America. “It has never been easier for your sales team, distributors or other channel partners to generate quotes,... more »
  • Launched yesterday at GlassBuild America as part of Window & Door Dealer Days, The Dream Showroom features beautiful and innovative displays by 16 residential window and door manufacturers and suppliers: DAC Products, EDTM, Renoworks Software, AmesburyTruth, B.F. Rich Windows & Doors, Interlock USA Inc., LaCantina Doors, MI Windows and Doors, Paradigm Window Solutions, Pleotint, ProVia,... more »
  • Universal Windows Direct was ranked #20 on the Qualified Remodeler magazine's Top 500 list, which represents the nation's highest performing remodeling firms. This marks the eighth consecutive year that Universal Windows Direct has received this honor. "Our dealership network is exploding right now, and we anticipate achieving our written goal of 200 locations by 2020,” says CEO and... more »
  • AGC Residential Fabrication added CNC V-Groove equipment at its Boardman, Ohio, plant to better support window and door manufacturers’ need for more distinctive glass designs and differentiation, the company reports. The Boardman plant also expanded its outsourcing capabilities to better serve window and door manufacturers. AGC offers approximately 20 standard V-Groove designs, along with... more »
  • Slide Clear will introduce an innovative new screen solution to the North American market at GlassBuild America 2015, which starts Wednesday, September 16 and runs through September 18 in Atlanta. With an all-new, state-of-the-art design, the Varro screen solution meets market demand for durability and flexibility, while maintaining its marquis feature of simplicity, according to the company. The... more »
  • Deceuninck North America will unveil a suite of new products and services at this year’s GlassBuild America, which starts today, September 16, and runs through the September 18 in Atlanta. The company will introduce four new initiatives at its booth, #1703: the .eos Patio Door, ICON 8650: Multitrack Sliding Door System, .27 Window and Deceuninck Commercial. “Part of our core purpose... more »
  • Jeld-Wen acquired Karona Inc., a manufacturer of specialty stile and rail doors based in Caledonia, Michigan. Karona will become part of Jeld-Wen’s North American doors business unit. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The acquisition strengthens Jeld-Wen’s position in the North America specialty stile and rail (wood) door market, and signifies a period of rapid growth for... more »
  • Soft Tech Group hired Mitch Lewandowski as V.P. of sales, North America. Lewandowski is an experienced revenue-focused business leader in the window and door industry with almost 20 years of involvement from manufacturing, distribution and dealerships. He has been an industry consultant, owned two window and door companies and has worked with aluminum, steel, wood clad and all wood products both... more »
  • Jeld-Wen Inc. has quietly moved its global headquarters from Klamath Falls to Charlotte, N.C., as it reportedly plans a $4 billion initial public offering. The Oregonian reported that Oregon state corporate records show that the company, founded in 1957, changed its registration to Delaware on July 14. The Charlotte Business Journal reported this week that Jeld-Wen Holdings Inc. now calls the... more »