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  • Sage Electrochromics is crediting Minnesota legislators in Washington for their efforts in recent budget negotiations to keep a 300,000-square-foot  plant construction project underway despite cuts in funding for energy efficiency programs. The company recently broke ground on what is said to be the world’s largest and most advanced electrochromic “dynamic glass”... more »
  • Designed to bring all its divisions' window and door component products and services together online for the first time, Amesbury has launched a new Web site. "Our Web site reflects Amesbury's commitment to growth-oriented manufacturers that desire easy access to a world-class product portfolio," says Jonathan Petromelis, president/CEO. "Now customers can locate a wide array of... more »
  • The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance board of directors has elected David Cooper of Guardian Industries Corp. as president for a two-year term. He succeeds Ray Wakefield of Trulite Industries, who has been active at various levels within the organization for the past 11 years.      Cooper “IGMA has demonstrated world-class leadership as a technical advisor in... more »
  • The corporate offices and final assembly plant of Lincoln Wood Products were severely damaged by a category F3 tornado that hit Merrill, Wis., April 10. Officials report the company is currently repositioning departments that were affected and plans to resume production within three weeks.       Tornado damage at Lincoln Wood Products' final assembly plant. Contrary... more »
  •     Thomsen     Ebeid Scott Thomsen has been named president of the Guardian Flat Glass Group, effective September 1, 2011. He will succeed Russ Ebeid, who is retiring after 41 years with the company. Thomsen most recently served as group vice president of North American Flat Glass, reporting to Ebeid. He immediately assumes the new role of chief operating... more »
  • Attorney D.S. Berenson and entrepreneur Gene Marks will be the keynote speakers for the second annual Window & Door Dealers Forum. The event, organized by the Window & Door Dealers Alliance, is scheduled for Tuesday, September 13, in conjunction with GlassBuild America in Atlanta. A managing partner at Johanson Berenson LLP in Great Falls, Va., Berenson specializes in home... more »
  • A contractor specializing in spray-on vinyl siding and replacement windows and doors has agreed to pay $30,702 to settle claims by the New England office of the Environmental Protection Agency that it failed to provide lead hazard information to homeowners or occupants before doing renovations that may have disturbed surfaces coated with lead-based paint, EPA reports. The settlement resolves... more »
  • Two-step door and millwork wholesaler Alliance Door Products is adding the Simpson Door Co. line of wood stile-and-rail doors to its product line. "Simpson Door supports the Alliance Door Products objective of connecting customers to suppliers who are market leaders in door and millwork solutions," says Ian Mackintosh, senior VP of distribution. Based in Lynden, Wash., Alliance has U.S... more »
  • Four of North America's five flat glass makers are named in a price-fixing suit filed by Jeld-Wen Inc. at the end of March. The Oregon-based window and door manufacturer's complaint alleges that AGC America Inc., Guardian Industries Corp., Pilkington North America and PPG Industries "contracted, conspired or combined to fix, raise, maintain or stabilize prices of, and allocate business... more »
  • Power Home Remodeling Group has become a national corporate sponsor of Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, an organization funding research to fight pediatric cancer. The Pennsylvania-based dealer has committed to donate one dollar per window, per square of siding and per square of roofing installed throughout the year in an effort to raise awareness of pediatric cancer in the regions it serves.... more »