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  • The SecuraSeal patio door from Haddon Windows & Doors has been recognized with a "Best of What's New 2011" by Popular Science magazine. The door was recognized in the security category, with magazine's editors citing the locking mechanism that engages the door panel to the jamb along the entire height of the door. “We are delighted and honored to be recognized by Popular... more »
  • Jeld-Wen Inc. recently received the 2011 Theodore Roosevelt Workers’ Compensation and Disability Management Award (“Teddy Award”) at the National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference and Expo in Las Vegas. The award is presented by Risk & Insurance Magazine and sponsored by Sedgwick. Since 2002, the window and door maker has reduced its annual workers... more »
  • According to an article in the Des Moines Register, Pella Corp. will layoff 198 workers, with most of the cuts coming at its Pella, Iowa, headquarters and manufacturing plant. Employees at its other Iowa manufacturing plants in Carroll, Sioux Center and Shenandoah, as well as its plant in Portland, Ore., will also be affected. The layoffs will take effect by year end, it is reported.  At the... more »
  • Toronto–Opening here last night, Win-Door North America is gathering window and door manufacturers from across Canada and beyond to see the latest supplier offerings. Continuing today and tomorrow, is organized by Fenestration Canada, previously known as the Canadian Window & Door Manufacturers Association.  The organization is also holding meetings as well as several... more »
  • Door Com Distribution has been named by Quanex Building Products Corp. as the exclusive distributor for its Imperial Products exterior door components in Canada. Based in Woodbridge, Ontario, Door Com is said to be one of the largest door component distributors in Canada, with warehouses throughout the country serving custsomers from coast to coast. “Door Com was an ideal fit for us because... more »
  • Alside has introduced new features to its Window Design Showcase, an interactive, online tool that enables homeowners to act as a virtual designer for their remodeling and new construction projects. The visualization tool gives users the ability to discover a range of window and patio door design possibilities, including model configurations, color and grid options as well as cut glass styles,... more »
  •     The Massachusetts home to be featured on Flip This House. Vinyl windows from Crystal Window & Door Systems will be highlighted in upcoming episodes of cable TV’s Flip This House.  Twenty five Series 200 windows from the company are being used in a Lowell, Mass., project that will be featured in episodes scheduled for broadcast during January and February 2012... more »
  • Contractor members of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry exceed industry norms, employing more people, having higher sales volumes and averaging more sales per employee than non-member contractors, according to recent research conducted by Consumer Specialists.  Data is highlighted in Tables 1-3. Number of Employees   HIRI NARI One employee 36% 13% Mean 3.6 8.5... more »
  •     Viwinco's Barnes, in truck, delivering windows for the Delaware project. Pennsylvania-based window manufacturer Viwinco is donating all the windows for a project to be featured in the Friday, November 18, Thanksgiving edition of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. The Dunnings, a Delaware family chosen for the episode, operate Jusst Sooup Ministries, which provides meals... more »
  • The Window & Door Dealers Alliance has formed a strategic partnership with Frazier & Deeter, an Atlanta-based accounting firm, to develop a new benchmarking service that will enable participants to see how their businesses compare with peers in a variety of performance categories. Under the agreement, Frazier & Deeter will also offer expert analysis to companies within the... more »