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  • Haddon Windows LLC, previously operating as Accu-Weld, has changed its corporate name to Haddon Windows & Doors.  The name change is part of a strategic integration and revamp of the 29-year-old Accu-Weld and Speyer Door & Window, officials state. The Haddon family originally purchased AccuWeld, the manufacturer of windows and doors based in Bensalem, Pa., at the beginning of 2009.... more »
  • Edgetech I.G.’s ProActive wellness program is celebrating seven years of success, promoting healthier lifestyles for employees and their families, the company reports. Initiated by its parent company, Lauren International, ProActive provides access to preventative screening, exercise facilities and assistance with life challenges ranging from financial counseling to smoking cessation.... more »
  • Eleven drivers who transport by truck Pella Windows & Doors and materials used in the manufacture of them have earned recognition from the National Safety Council for their longtime leadership in safe transportation. Pella Corp.'s C. Jay De Ronde earned the Best Safe Driver of the Year award in NSC's West North Central Region. As one of 11 regional winners seclected by NSC, De Ronde will be... more »
  • Wakefield Equipment, the Ohio-based supplier of window and door fabrication equipment has re-launched its Web site at www.wakefieldequipment.com. The re-designed site features a more user-friendly interface, site-wide search capabilities, video demonstrations of various pieces of equipment, new products, assembly line CAD drawings, downloadable product catalogs and more. more »
  • Cascade Windows donated 68 vinyl windows to the internationally recognized Millard Fuller Center for Housing for its 2010 Legacy Build honoring the founder of Habitat for Humanity International. Valued at approximately $10,000, the windows will be used in 10 homes in Indianapolis. “We are extremely grateful to Cascade Windows and their employees for their generous donation,” says Glen... more »
  • As part of its fall conference, the Fenestration Manufacturers Association is organizing a one-day seminar to address using a systems-based approach for all of the wall penetrations that could affect the installation of window and door products, particularly in areas of the country where water infiltration can be an issue. The association aims to gather representatives from various industries... more »
  • Interlock USA's expanded distribution facility. Interlock USA, a full-service window and door hardware supplier based in Reno, Nev., has increased storage capacity by more than 30 percent in its North American distribution center, company officials report. The company made the investment in order to accommodate a higher sales volume as well as additional product lines resulting from... more »
  • More than 15 motorcyclists will roared through Illinois and Iowa July 23–25 as part of Ace Hardware Foundation’s third annual “Motorcycle Miracle Mission.” The event is a journey of more than 600-miles from Ace’s corporate headquarters in Oak Brook, Ill., to Iowa City, Iowa, and back. The group aims to raise $100,000 for Children’s Miracle Network and build... more »
  • Production workers at the Champion Window manufacturing plant in Sharonville, Ohio, a small suburb north of Cincinnati, have voted against having the Iron Workers Shopmen's Local 468 represent them as a bargaining agent in future negotiations with Champion. The Cleveland-based union petitioned for an election in May to represent full and part-time window manufacturing production, maintenance, and... more »
  • Quanex Building Products Corp. has named August "Gus" Coppola senior vice president. Previously president of Quanex's Truseal Technologies, Coppola is leading Project Nexus, a new initiative in the Quanex Engineered Products Group, which supplies window and door components and other products under the Homeshield, Mikron and Truseal brand names. Coppola Project Nexus, a sales... more »