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  • Rollin’ Supply, a Rockville, Md., building products distributor, and Simonton Windows, the manufacturer of vinyl windows and doors, recently teamed up to help 40 high school students learn proper window installation techniques. Experienced professionals from both companies worked with students from Thomas Edison High School of Technology in Silver Spring, Md., on a home under construction... more »
  • Bringing together its two upper premium product lines, Andersen Windows is introducing the Andersen Architectural Collection of windows and doors. Said to put "the perfect balance of architectural style and imagination in the hands of architects and homeowners," the collection brings together the manufacturer's A-Series and E-Series/Eagle windows and doors. “The Andersen... more »
  • Scheduled to open in June, a new distribution facility is being added by Builders FirstSource Inc. in Clarksville, Tenn. Located about 40 miles from  Nashville, the new operation will serve as the company's primary distribution point for the fast-growing market. "We are very excited about opening a location in the heart of Clarksville to better serve our growing customer base in the... more »
  • With more than 100 guests in attendance, Crystal Pacific Window & Door Systems celebrated the grand opening of its Riverside, Calif.-factory and corporate headquarters with a ribbon-cutting event on May 2. The new company, which also operates sales and distribution offices in South El Monte and San Diego, produces vinyl windows and doors for markets in Southern California, Arizona and Nevada... more »
  • Deceuninck North America unveiled its new Genius window system at a news conference today during the American Institute of Architects 2012 National Convention and Expo in Washington, D.C. The new window system is designed with two separate, interlinked insulating glass sash.     Deceuninck's Phil Morton demonstrating the dual-sash design. This creates an additional bonus air... more »
  • Dewalt, the manufacturer of power tools, has partnered with Delmar, part of Cengage Learning, to launch Dewalt Mobile Pro. The new mobile app contains a construction calculator for solving complex jobsite math in the field, and five basic calculations with integrated reference materials to offer help, examples and illustrations.       Available for the iPhone, iPod touch... more »
  • Toronto-based Inline Fiberglass Ltd. reports it is increasing capacity in its pultrusion deparment by 30 percent. The move is designed to accommodate increased sales to existing customers, as well as additional manufacturer customers it will now be supplying. “The additional business is attributed to several different reasons,” says Bernard Rokicki, Inline's COO. “It is our... more »
  • PPG Industries has filed a complaint against Jeld-Wen Inc., charging that the window and door manufacturer has not paid more than $75,000 in license fees for the use of PPG's Intercept IG technology. The complaint, filed in the United States District Court for the Western Pennsylvania, alleges that "despite several demands that it do so, Jeld-Wen has failed to make its required periodic... more »
  • In recognition of its safety and health management systems, MI Windows & Doors' manufacturing facility in Gratz, Pa., has received a Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program award from the Occupational Safety & Health Admnistration. This is the second MI facility to be recognized. Its Hegins, Pa., plant, which received the Sharp award last year, was also recently recertified... more »
  •   The supplier of web-based business management tools for home improvement dealers and remodelers, improveit! 360, has launched a new website. The redesigned site is said to embody the company’s forward–thinking vision and commitment to the growing needs of its customers. "In an effort to make joining the improveit! 360 family an easier and more rewarding experience,... more »