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  • Roto North America was honored with a plaque of recognition plaque from PRYSM Marketing, commemorating Roto’s 35th year in North America. The two companies share a productive partnership that focuses on the sales expansion of Roto Fasco products in the market. more »
  • AmesburyTruth hired a new director of marketing, Kevin Anez. With more than 21 years of experience in the building materials industry, Anez comes to AmesburyTruth from Viracon, where he was director of marketing and product management for the architectural commercial glass business. Prior to working for Viracon, Anez spent nearly 19 years with Andersen Corporation. more »
  • Peter Dixen has been named CEO of A+W Software GmbH. Dixen brings more than 20 years of glass and fenestration IT industry experience to his new role and is highly focused upon customer satisfaction and long-lasting partnerships with A+W customers. His previous experience includes 13 years as IT application and internal software development director for an international glass company, A+W support... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) is set to release AAMA 103-14a, Procedural Guide for Certification of Window, Door and Skylight Assemblies, on Dec. 1, 2014. This document has been completely re-written and re-formatted to comply with new ANSI accreditation requirements. A new feature of this document is the enlargement of the initial certification period from four to... more »
  • Fry Consultants Incorporated published an update for its ongoing United States Residential Window and Patio Door Multi-Client Study. The study provides data and information for unit sales and growth trends from 2014 through 2016, alternative (e.g. composites, fiberglass) windows, sales channel changes, regional differences, emerging trends and threats, and other market information. To purchase a... more »
  • A trade coalition of 14 vinyl extruders and window manufacturers reached a settlement with J-Channel Industries, bringing the patent challenge with the ITUS Corp. subsidiary to a conclusion. The coalition said it was able to negotiate an out-of-court monetary settlement, the terms of which were not disclosed. The dispute was regarding the “J-rail” channel design that has long been in... more »
  • The Window and Door Manufacturers Association released the semi-annual WDMA 2014 Window & Entry Door Pulse Report, covering both U.S. construction and topline product shipment activity. The report projects 2014 residential new construction starts will be slightly lower than originally anticipated, coming in at 985,000 starts vs. 1.1 million starts. Residential remodeling activity, however,... more »
  • AWP Windows and Doors released new packaging for its complete line of impact and non-impact windows and doors. The packaging is designed to enhance the quality, value and brand awareness of AWP’s products, according to the company, and is reportedly designed to meet the merchandising and display needs of retailer and dealer customers, as well as to increase efficiencies in handling and... more »
  • Crystal Window & Door Systems announced the start of its 25th Anniversary celebration year. The company will celebrate the milestone in numerous ways in the coming months, culminating in grand employee and customer galas planned for February and May 2015.  "Besides customer and employee celebrations, we've planned recognitions which include revisions to the company logo and tagline... more »
  • Dusco Doors appointed Thomas McAndrew Gale as president, responsible for managing all aspects of the Dusco Group of companies, which include Ocean Building Products, International Glass Products and Jade Bathroom Products. Gale began his career at Sure Magnetics Ltd., an exterior door and window manufacturer, before moving to Cafa Financial Corp., a boutique investment banking firm specializing... more »