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  • Window-Fix Inc. is now the sole NYC distributor of Alpen High Performance Products. Alpen produces energy efficient products, best known locally for its recent upgrade of all the windows in the Empire State Building. "Alpen produces one of the only windows certified by the Passive House Institute-US, that are actually made in the USA. In time, European products will not be able to compete... more »
  • Deceuninck North America welcomed William (Bill) Eberhardt to the Deceuninck team as its quality assurance manager. In this role, Eberhardt will develop, direct and implement company-wide quality-focused activities. Eberhardt has more than 16 years of experience in the window and door industry. Most recently he served as quality manager, senior process engineer and interim production manager for... more »
  • Saint-Gobain ADFORS launched a new app, Scene Weaver, that educates consumers on the various types of function-based insect screen available, in order to make selecting screens quicker and easier, according to the company.  The company reports that the Scene Weaver app allows users to visualize what the screen will look like once installed, choose a product based on lifestyle, find step-by-... more »
  • Weather Shield Windows & Doors launched its custom-designed Contemporary hardware. The casement and awning nested handle set and sequential lock lever have squared-off, clean lines consistent with the company’s Contemporary Collection, and can be specified for that product line as well as the Premium Coastal product line, according to the company. In addition to the new style, hardware... more »
  • WTS Paradigm and EdgeAQ, doing business as Edgenet, agreed to settle and dismiss their respective claims pending in the U.S. District Court in Madison, Wisconsin (WTS Paradigm, LLC v. EdgeAQ, LLC et. al., Case No. 3:15-cv-00330-wmc). According to officials from WTS Paradigm, the litigation related to allegations by WTS Paradigm seeking a declaratory judgment from the Court that it had not... more »
  • Decoral System plans to expand into a new state-of-the-art facility in the near future. Specializing in window and door decoration using sublimation technology, Decoral continues to grow with new licensees and aggressive marketing efforts, according to the company.   Decoral will offer U.S. customers equipment and support using the latest technology, offering products including... more »
  • Window World added Dan O’Shea as vice president of marketing. O’Shea offers over 35 years of design and marketing experience serving clients in a variety of industries.  For the last 13 years, O’Shea was the general manager of the Piedmont Triad division of Fairway Media LLC. Before his tenure at Fairway Media, he held the role of national creative director with Fairway's... more »
  • Tyman PLC, parent company of AmesburyTruth, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire The Bilco Co. The acquisition will enable AmesburyTruth to broaden its commercial product portfolio and further penetrate the commercial market segment. The terms of the agreement will be effective July 1, 2016, at which time Bilco will become a wholly owned subsidiary of AmesburyTruth. Bilco will... more »
  • A cybersecurity expert offered tips for locking down data and sensitive information at the American Architectural Manufacturers Association 2016 Summer Conference. Keynote Speaker, Larry D. Sjelin, advised conference participants not to underestimate the importance of a highly-trained IT staff and of regularly changing complex passwords. Sjelin is the chief of staff for the Center for... more »
  • Participants at the American Architectural Manufacturers Association 2016 Summer Conference heard about the past, present and future of the electrochromic glazing market, thanks to a presentation by Dr. Helen Sanders. Sanders leads technical development and training for Sage Electrochromics. Additionally, she contributed in large ways to the industry’s recently created Window Product... more »