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  • Pleotint, LLC has entered into a distribution partnership with H Window Company of Ashland, Wis., that enables H Window to incorporate Suntuitive glass into its full window and door product lines. H Window manufactures new and replacement windows for residential, commercial, institutional and government projects across the country. The manufacturer's aluminum/wood composite... more »
  • Jim Lett of A.B.E. Doors and Windows and Mason Harper of Nu-Vu Glass will lead an interactive breakout session at the 2014 Dealers Forum, Sept. 10, on successful business strategies currently employed by window and door dealers. Designed as a roundtable discussion, the session will provide attendees the opportunity to share their approaches to website development, advertising, showroom design,... more »
  • La Loma Windows & Doors named Randy Nagle as vice president of Sales and Marketing. Nagle has led local market, regional and national companies as sales manager, regional manager, general manager and national director. “We are excited to have someone with Randy’s knowledge and experience join the La Loma team," says Eduardo Aguirre, president and CEO. "La Loma is... more »
  • Deceuninck North America added Pat Dixon to its Technical Services Team as a technical services specialist. In this role, Dixon is responsible for new customer start-ups, which includes the analysis, selection, procurement and implementation of window manufacturing equipment. He also coordinates the efforts of personnel from equipment manufacturers, tooling vendors, hardware suppliers and... more »
  •   YKK AP America hired John Spelman as sales representative, serving customers in the central Florida sales territory. Spelman will be based at the Orlando branch and report to branch manager Barry Wampler. “John is a great addition to the YKK AP family, bringing a bounty of knowledge to the Orlando team,” says Terry Carespodi, national sales manager. “His experience... more »
  •     Tom Takach     Bob Taylor     Dominic Truniger Sierra Pacific Industries made several key appointments in its Windows Division, including hiring Tom Takach as vice president of Operations, and promoting Bob Taylor to vice president of Business Development and Customer Service and Dominic Truniger to vice president of Sales & Marketing.... more »
  • Builders FirstSource purchased Groveland, Fla.-based West Orange Lumber Co., which supplies lumber, roof and floor trusses, custom windows and doors, as well as installation services, to residential home builders and commercial contractors in the Central Florida region. Sales were about $15 million for fiscal 2013. The deal closed July 31, 2014.  "The acquisition of West... more »
  • The construction industry's recovery is uneven, according to analysis of government data by the Associated General Contractors of America, as the sector added 22,000 jobs in July, but suffered a pullback in spending in June.  "Construction employment and spending are both rising at a moderate year-over-year clip, but there have been some setbacks," says Ken Simonson, the... more »
  • Sierra Pacific Industries completed its purchase of Hurd and Superseal Windows and Doors on Aug. 5, 2014. Sierra Pacific announced its intent to purchase Wisconsin-based Hurd and Superseal on July 7th. This purchase will add manufacturing capacity, a skilled work force, additional product lines and immediate exposure to Central and Eastern U.S. and international markets for the window... more »
  • Nautic Partners LLC has partnered with management to acquire Custom Window Systems Inc., headquartered in Ocala, Fla. Custom, one of Window & Door's Top 100 Manufacturers, sells windows and doors to building product distributors, independent dealers, builders and contractors across Florida and the Southeastern United States. “We believe that Custom has developed into one of the largest... more »