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  • Marvin Windows and Doors is now a sponsor of the award-winning television show “This Old House,” currently in its 37th season on PBS.  Through the partnership, more than 50 handcrafted Marvin windows will be installed during this season’s ambitious update of the Arlington House, an early English-style Arts and Crafts home built in 1909 in Arlington, Massachusetts. The... more »
  • Marvin Windows and Doors was honored as a winner in Twin Cities Business magazine’s annual Minnesota Family Business Awards. The family-owned and operated company received special distinction in the longevity category. “It is an honor to be recognized with this award from Twin Cities Business. We have continued to stay focused on the original values of the company – to serve our... more »
  • Masonite will close the Algoma Hardwoods plant in Algoma, Wisconsin, purchased in 2012, by Aug. 31, 2017, according to a report from the Milwaukee Business Journal. The door factory employed 180 workers and operated for more than 100 years. Layoffs will begin Jan. 13, 2017.  Masonite officials say the company is closing the facility “to improve its cost structure, expand operational... more »
  • The National Fenestration Rating Council awarded the Dariush Arasteh Memorial Member of the Year to Steve Strawn of JELD-WEN Inc. He has been involved with NFRC for over 15 years. Strawn has always been committed to serving the NFRC, according to a release. "He genuinely honors our consensus process by encouraging and considering all viewpoints while also providing his own valuable... more »
  • North Atlantic Corp. partnered with Solect Energy of Hopkinton, Massachusetts, to install a 1551 kilowatt solar energy system on the roof of its Somerset location. The solar array is projected to cover 90 percent of North Atlantic Corp.’s annual electricity bill and will contribute to substantial savings on the company’s energy expenditures. “NAC has been looking at solar the... more »
  • Republicans negotiating the first major update to the nation’s energy policy in close to a decade appeared to waver in their commitment to finalize a bill in the lame duck session after their party's electoral victories, according to a report from the Window and Door Manufacturers Association. Aides in the House and Senate close to committee work on the final bill have indicated that... more »
  • Smith Douglas Homes welcomed Jeff Jackson to its board of directors. Jackson is the president and COO of PGT Industries. “Mr. Jackson brings a wealth of executive management experience from important industries which will add a valuable perspective to our Board of Directors,” says Charles Schetter, Smith Douglas Homes’ CEO. “We appreciate his willingness to serve as a... more »
  • In celebration of Veterans Day, Window World announced the completion of its 100th Veterans Airlift Command mission. The VAC provides free air transportation to wounded soldiers and their families through a national network of volunteer aircraft owners. Window World volunteers transported World War II veteran Army Air Corp Staff Sergeant Karnig Thomasian and his daughter for a visit to Dallas,... more »
  • BlueTarp Financial hired Bill Spencer as regional sales manager in southern California, southern Nevada and Arizona, where he will focus on creating meaningful relationships with suppliers. Spencer brings over 25 years of sales and leadership expertise in the building supply industry. Starting his career as a sales representative selling windows, Spencer grew his role to sales manager and general... more »
  • Deceuninck North America is collaborating with Owens Corning to improve thermal efficiency and performance in window and door systems, according to officials from Deceuninck. Projects may include Owens Corning Weatherstripping, Innergy Rigid Thermal Reinforcements and thermal installation. "We are excited to be a part of an industry-changing initiative," says Filip Geeraert, president... more »