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  •   Ken Brenden, technical services director for the American Architectural Manufacturers Association, will retire from the association, effective May 22. Since joining AAMA eight years ago, Brenden has contributed greatly to the value AAMA offers its members. His hard work, commitment and dedication were recognized by AAMA members and other industry associations alike, AAMA reports.... more »
  •   Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork Co. promoted Brett Danke to serve as director of manufacturing. He will work closely with Keith Koenig, Kolbe's recently appointed vice president of manufacturing, to oversee the company's manufacturing facilities in Wausau. Danke joined Kolbe in 2001 as a manufacturing engineer then advanced to senior process engineer. For the past six years, Danke has... more »
  • Fargo’s Minnkota Windows, Inc. is breaking ground on a new 78,000-square-foot manufacturing facility for its line of vinyl windows and patio doors. The groundbreaking ceremony will take place at 2324 Main Avenue in West Fargo on Thursday May 15, at 2:00 pm. Minnkota Windows has been producing vinyl windows in Fargo since 1980 and distributes product to 13 states and Canada. Continued... more »
  • The Northeast Window & Door Association announced the final speaker agenda for the NWDA Summer Meeting, to be held at Caesars in Atlantic City, N.J., on June 2-3, 2014. Six industry experts will be addressing critical fenestration manufacturing issues including future forecasts, logistics, codes, websites, field testing, contracts, collections and legal best practices. The speaker agenda... more »
  • Tru Tech Doors, Vaughan, Ontario, Canada, recently announced a strategic distribution agreement with Weston Wood Solutions of Mississauga, Ontario, to provide pre-hung entry systems and door products to the South American market. Under the agreement, Tru Tech Doors has shared energy efficient fabrication and manufacturing techniques with Weston Wood Solutions, which recently established a... more »
  • United Window & Door Manufacturing Inc. made significant enhancements to its Eclipse Key Dealer Program in product offering and marketing materials and plans to grow the exclusive Eclipse Dealer Network. The Eclipse Key Dealer Program now features new products, samples, literature and its own website.   “I look forward to working with key dealers in their respective markets to grow... more »
  • Window World surpassed $1 million in donations and in-kind contributions to the Veterans Airlift Command, bringing free, private air transportation to wounded veterans and their families for medical and other compassionate purposes. Since Window World began supporting the VAC over five years ago, it has completed 62 missions, transporting over 150 passengers, and logging 242 hours flying over 100... more »
  •   The Window & Door Manufacturers Association announced that Jim Snyder, a Certified FenestrationMaster and InstallationMaster, will speak at the 2014 WDMA Annual Technical Conference. With years of installation field experience Snyder is now an industry writer, trainer and project/product consultant for the fenestration industry. He writes a regular installation-based column in... more »
  •   Shannon Berens was promoted to general counsel for Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork Co. She advises the company's executive leadership team on legal and business matters. Berens most recently served as Kolbe's assistant general counsel and previously, as corporate counsel. She worked in private practice prior to joining Kolbe in 2010.       more »
  • Effective July 1, 2014, Quanex Building Products will become Bostik’s exclusive sales force for its insulating glass sealants in North America. Known as a key innovator of hot-melt butyl edge-seal technologies, Bostik’s products are reputed as the benchmark for consistency, quality and superior flow characteristics for both manual and automated applications, according to a Quanex... more »