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  • Fortune Brands named Brett E. Finley president of its Therma-Tru business unit. Finley began his career at Ingersoll-Rand in 1990, and served in leadership roles at IDEX since 2008. Fortune Brands reports that Finley has established himself as a proven global general management executive with a track record of growing businesses, expanding company portfolios, leveraging brands and driving sales... more »
  • Western Window Systems has been awarded “Best of Houzz” for 2015 in the Design and Customer Satisfaction categories by Houzz, the home remodeling and design website and community. “We’re delighted to recognize Western Window Systems among our ‘Best Of’ professionals as judged by our community of homeowners and design enthusiasts who are actively remodeling and... more »
  • The National Glass Association and the Window & Door Dealers Alliance are pleased to announce the appointment of David Gilbert as assistant editor for Window & Door magazine windowanddoor.com, the official publication of the WDDA. Prior to joining Window & Door, Gilbert was a reporter and photographer for an influential daily newspaper covering south-central Colorado. “David... more »
  • WTS Paradigm launched a new website, featuring dealer research, configuration expertise, order optimization and other features the company says will benefit window and door manufacturers. “The site is on the cutting edge of what we’re doing as a company, and where the industry is headed. We’ve created a place to share our progress and evolution, but also spotlight our customers... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association opened registration for the AAMA 79th Annual Conference, to be held Feb. 14-17 in Huntington Beach, California. A special rate is guaranteed through Jan. 21, and attendees are encouraged to book before this date, according to AAMA's release. The AAMA Western Region Winter Summit will immediately follow the conference in the same location, and... more »
  • Kolbe's Teutonic Series windows and doors are the company's most recent products evaluated by the Passive House Institute US (PHIUS). Products listed in the PHIUS Certified Data for Windows program can contribute to meeting the PHIUS+ 2015: Passive Building Standard–North America. In effect since March 2015, this standard provides a cost-effective platform for attaining Net Zero and Net... more »
  • Paradigm Window Solutions was acquired by Cleveland private equity firm CapitalWorks. Terms of the deal for Paradigm’s parent company were not disclosed.  Key to the acquisition is the continuing participation of former Simonton Building Products president and COO John Brunett as chairman of Paradigm and Andy Sevier as president. Brunett helped build Simonton from a regional to a... more »
  • Davis Rowe is named the vice president of national accounts for Pella Corporation. Davis succeeds Bob Kubacki, who will retire in March after 17 years with the national accounts team which oversees Pella’s partnerships with national home improvement retailers and building material suppliers to contractors. “During his time on the national accounts team, Davis guided a sales force that... more »
  • Jeff Schlabach, a driver for ProVia since 2000, was recently honored for with the company’s first ever “Million Safe Miles” award for driving a delivery truck for a million miles without any safety incidents. He was recognized with a congratulatory ceremony and a $5,000 bonus for his safe driving record. “Jeff, who drives our Charlotte, NC route, is not your standard point... more »
  • Glass Processing Automation Days officials announce that registration is open for the 2016 event in San Diego, California. As in previous years, GPAD 2016 is organized by Ohio based software specialist FeneTech and will take place from March 15-16, 2016 at the Catamaran Resort Hotel & Spa. GPAD focuses on automation, integration and innovation, and will educate attendees how the latest... more »