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  • The Earthwise Group LLC, a national network of locally owned, independent manufacturers of windows and doors, recently designed a custom, energy-efficient  window solution to renovate a dilapidated 988-square-foot home in Evansville, Ind., and turn it into a move-in-ready residence for a low-income buyer. Part of a project initiated by Community One, an organization that is helping to... more »
  • Planese, Inc., a consulting firm focused on helping homeowners through the remodeling process, announced that homeowners across the country are now willing to spend 30 percent of the value of their home when they remodel. The findings are part of the Fall 2013 Remodeling Sentiment Report, a forward-looking report based on data from the Planese and www.remodelormove.com survey of homeowners... more »
  • Panda Windows & Doors LLC will celebrate the grand opening of its new Midwest showroom in Elmhurst, Ill., by hosting a wide variety of events throughout the month of October. The programming begins with a soft opening on October 16,  followed by an official dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony, October 18, involving company founders and Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce officials.... more »
  • Housing markets in 52 out of the approximately 350 metro areas nationwide have now returned to or exceeded their pre-recessionary levels of activity, according to the new National Association of Home Builders/First American Leading Markets Index. The index’s nationwide score of .85 indicates that the nationwide housing market is running at 85 percent of normal activity. Baton Rouge, La.,... more »
  •       Brad Money     Dan Piché ABC Supply Co. promoted two executives to new positions: Brad Money, vice president of divisional operations, and Daniel Piché, vice president of national business development.  “Both Brad and Dan are seasoned executives with successful track records,” says Keith Rozolis, president and COO. “We look... more »
  • MI Windows and Doors is improving communication across the company with the use of electronic bulletin boards. Dubbed "Team Windows," the boards are powered by Marlin Co. software, and have been installed in all offices and manufacturing facilities to better inform employees of events, policies, safety tips and changes to the organization. The new Team Windows are part of a continuing... more »
  •                Benjamin Moore unveiled its 2014 Color of the Year, Breath of Fresh Air, as part of its Color Trends 2014 palette. Ellen O'Neill, creative director for Benjamin Moore, announced the latest color at the opening of the company’s New York City showroom during Fall Market 2013 for architects and designers. According to Benjamin... more »
  •    Nashville’s newly opened Music City Center includes one mile of operable partition custom designed and manufactured by Hufcor Inc., according to an Oct. 6 Hufcor release. MCC’s challenging design required operable partitions to maintain acoustical separation within a 1.2-million-square-foot, four-story facility with an undulating roof, unusual curves and... more »
  • Roto Frank AG, parent company of Roto Frank of America, is reorganizing its business regions. Effective January 1, 2014, North and Central America will be one territory led by Chris Dimou, head of the North American region and president/CEO of Roto Frank of America and Roto Fasco Canada. As of January, Dimou will also assume responsibility for Central America, which includes the operation in... more »
  • SAGE Electrochromics announced that Alan McLenaghan has been named CEO, succeeding company founder John Van Dine. McLenaghan joined SAGE as vice president of operations in July 2012 and led the opening of the company's new 320,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Faribault, Minn. Prior to joining SAGE, McLenaghan worked at Saint-Gobain, most recently as senior vice president of... more »