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  • The WDDA and Home Improvement Leads have partnered to offer window and door dealers a 32 percent discount on HIL's lead generation services. Home Improvement Leads connects qualified homeowners with high-quality, local home improvement contractors via customized marketing campaigns. By partnering with HIL, dealers can increase revenue, reduce the cost of customer acquisition and enhance their... more »
  • The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) installed its new leadership team at the WDMA Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. The WDMA Board of Directors elected Al Babiuk, president and CEO of Loewen Windows, as the association's 2015-2017 chair. Babiuk replaces outgoing Chair Steve Donner of Weiland Sliding Doors and Windows, an Andersen company. "During... more »
  • ZNC (Zola no Compromise) from Zola Windows was selected as a Finalist in Architizer A+ Awards in the Windows category. A global architecture award program, Architizer A+ Awards received entries from a 100 countries and represents the best of architecture and design worldwide, according to the company. Public voting for the 2015 A+ Awards is open through April 3rd. The new ZNC window features a... more »
  • Case Window and Door will receive 10 years of tax-free benefits for its metalworking expansion under the state's Start-UP NY economic development program, Albany Business Review reports. The company will invest $4.02 million in expanding operations to increase production of steel, stainless steel and bronze window frames for high-end homes and industrial buildings, according to the article. The... more »
  • Crystal Window & Door Systems debuted its new corporate video, which was created to commemorate its 25th anniversary of operations. The video documents the company’s journey from immigrant start-up to major American manufacturer. "Our sales personnel use the video in their introductory sales meetings with prospective customers, and our production and purchasing executives use it... more »
  • Hy-Lite now offers three different energy efficient options for its durable acrylic block windows. The SunBlock PLUS window limits the solar heat gain allowed to penetrate into the home through tinted ultraviolet (UV) inhibitors and infrared absorbers in the resin used to make the acrylic blocks. The company reports the windows are ideal for warm climates and can be used for both new... more »
  • Loewen is back in hiring mode as a strengthening U.S. economy breathes new life into its once flagging sales, the Winnipeg Free Press reports. The company has hired 40 to 50 new workers since the middle of last year and plans to add another two dozen or so over the next two to three months, Clyde Loewen, the firm's senior vice-president, product and marketing, says. He adds that more workers may... more »
  • Masco Corporation announced that the new, independent publicly-traded company that will be separated from Masco upon completion of the spin-off of Masco’s Installation and Other Services businesses will be named TopBuild Corp. and will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol BLD. TopBuild will be comprised of the Masco Contractor Services (MCS) business, a leading... more »
  • MI Windows and Doors implemented Cardinal’s LoE3-340 solar control glass into all products manufactured in its Prescott Valley, Ariz. plant. The new glass features solar performance for double-pane units, achieving 0.18 solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC) without the need for room-darkening tints. The coating used for the new glass is able to handle each portion of the solar spectrum... more »
  • Pleotint LLC appointed Joshua Perilstein as regional sales manager, who will lead sales efforts in the southwest, covering Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah. A 13-year glass industry veteran, Perilstein has held sales positions at Arch Aluminum, Arch Deco Glass, C.R. Laurence, and most recently at W.A. Wilson.   more »