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  • ABC Supply Co. Inc. opened additional branches in Cumberland, Md. and Sacramento, Calif. The Cumberland location serves contractors in the western Maryland and south central Pennsylvania markets, where ABC Supply has not previously had a presence. The new branch in Sacramento is the second in the area and serves the south side of the city.   more »
  • Crystal Window & Door Systems celebrated its 25th year of operation with a gala employee banquet event.  Held at the Royal Queen Banquet Hall in downtown Flushing, Queens, almost 1,000 people attended, including Crystal's employees and their families, select business associates, local elected officials, and other corporate friends. Many local elected officials joined the celebration,... more »
  • A new seminar sponsored by Fenestration Canada aims to provide architects, engineers, builders and fenestration industry professionals with an solid understanding of critical fenestration issues that they face on a daily basis, according to the company. The educational event will be held at the Thornhill Golf & Country Club, Thornhill, Ontario, March 31, 2015. Participants can register here... more »
  • Market research and consulting firm Fry Consultants Incorporated will update its ongoing Canadian Residential Window and Exterior Door Multi-Client Study. The study will provide data and information for unit sales and growth trends from 2015 through 2017, alternative (e.g. hybrid/composite) windows, sales channel changes, provincial/regional differences, emerging trends and threats, and other... more »
  • PGT Industries received the blessing of the Sarasota County Commission to receive state money aimed at cultivating "green" economic development, the Herald-Tribune reports. The company will receive up to $300,000 in incentives from the Sustainable Energy Economic District (SEED) program. Sarasota County was one of two communities chosen for the state's Energy Economic Zone pilot... more »
  • Window World formed a partnership with Rob Holland Ultimate Airshows for the 2015 season. Performances are slated in more than 20 premier airshows across the country. The sponsorship will also feature a new Hero Ride Program, for which Window World stores nationwide can select a local veteran to accompany the acrobatic pilot in a custom, Window World twin-seat airplane. These custom Rob Holland... more »
  • WTS Paradigm moved to a custom-made space in Middleton, Wis. located at 1850 Deming Way. The new building, which the company reports was more than 15 years in the making, offers 45,000 square feet with room to expand. Employees were encouraged to share their design ideas and workspace preferences, reports CEO Nate Herbst. “Throughout every phase we gathered employee feedback, as I really... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) released an updated document laying out the anodizing process with reference to architectural work. According to AAMA, this standard describes the anodizing process, which produces a coating that is thicker than nature's version, harder and very durable. The AAMA Anodic Finishes/Painted Aluminum (AFPA) document has been updated to... more »
  • Marvin Windows and Doors and Integrity Windows and Doors unveiled a new Marvin Family of Brands portfolio. This new positioning brings Marvin, Integrity and Infinity Replacement Windows under one fenestration portfolio to better demonstrate the strength and breadth of the company's product portfolio and variety of solutions available to its customers, according to the company. As part of this new... more »
  • Alside signed a long-term lease for 106,000 square feet at the Concourse Center warehouse and industrial facility in Cheektowaga, N.Y. The company will consolidate its other Cheektowaga and Niagara Falls locations to the facility, The Buffalo News reports, which it will use as a regional warehouse and distribution hub for its wholesale contractor clients. The new location not only allows space... more »