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  • PH Tech expands its sales territory into the Western United States, covering all states West of Kansas City, Mo. Patrick Milligan, regional sales manager, is responsible for the new territory. Milligan has 20 years of experience in the vinyl window and door industry. more »
  • Quanex Building Products receives a Platinum Award for its marketing efforts for GlassBuild America. Recognized as the "Best Integrated Marketing Campaign in Residential Construction," Quanex’s efforts for GlassBuild 2013 consisted of an integrated marketing and PR campaign, supported by extensive digital assets including an online press kit, daily photos, and recap videos.... more »
  • Alside announces the opening of a new 16,120 square foot supply center located at 502 Incentive Way in Fort Wayne, Ind. The center distributes professional-grade exterior building products including Alside custom-made vinyl windows, and Alside vinyl and metal siding products, among other products.  “Over the past 20 years, thousands of homes were built using products that no longer... more »
  • Sunrise Windows & Doors is featured on Designing Spaces, an award-winning nationally-broadcast home improvement television show, which airs on the Lifetime Television network. Originally broadcast on Sept. 25, the segment reruns on Sept. 26 and Oct. 9, 2014 at 7:30 a.m. ET. The focus of the show is how custom vinyl replacement windows and Madera interior wood trim can improve a home’s... more »
  • Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock joined Alex Burney, CEO of RavenBrick, Sept. 16 during a ribbon cutting ceremony held at RavenBrick’s world headquarters in Denver, Colorado. In addition, key investors, members of Denver’s Office of Economic Development, Chris Sheppard, Director of Colorado Cleantech Industry Association, and The Honorable Marcy Grossman, Canadian Consul General in... more »
  • Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. completed the sale of Simonton Windows to Ply Gem Holdings, Inc., for approximately $130 million. "We believe the sale of Simonton will allow us to more sharply focus on our Therma-Tru entry door and Fypon trim business and position us to further increase operating results in 2015,” says Chris Klein, chief executive officer, Fortune Brands. more »
  • The National Fenestration Rating Council awarded the Dariush Arasteh Memorial Member of the Year to Joseph Hayden, Senior Engineer, Technical Leader-Products, for Pella Corp. Hayden has been involved with NFRC for 18 years and during that time he has been active on every committee, subcommittee, and many task groups. He also served a term as the Chair of the NFRC Board of Directors. The field of... more »
  • PGT Inc. has completed the acquisition of CGI Windows & Doors Holdings Inc. The transaction, valued at approximately $111 million, is consistent with PGT's plan to grow strategically while contributing to earnings growth through targeted acquisitions of complementary specialty products, according to a PGT release issued today. "Today we welcome the entire CGI team to our family and... more »
  •   Dino Fenzi, Fenzi Group’s president, president of Vitrum, and honorary president of the Italian Association of Glass-Processing Machinery and Accessory Suppliers (GIMAV), passed away Sept. 22. “Present in the company since 1959, his great entrepreneurial skills, his intuition and his profound knowledge of the glass industry enabled him, together with his son... more »
  • The North Carolina Rules Review Commission rejected the temporary rule which allowed permit holders to opt-out of using low-emissivity fenestration products in residential construction. In an Aug. 8, 2014 letter to the North Carolina Building Code Council, the American Architectural Manufacturers Assocation led a coalition of industry organizations including Glass Association of North America,... more »