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  • LaCantina Doors was named to the 2015 Platinum List by luxury coastal lifestyle magazine Ocean Home. The Platinum List recognizes the leaders in coastal living and design by showcasing award winning companies and individuals. This year’s Platinum List attracted more than 500 nominations in 16 categories from window and doors, to coastal architecture and interior design, custom builders,... more »
  • The Window & Door Manufacturers Association announced Nick Westergaard, chief brand strategist at Brand Driven Digital as its general session speaker, who will deliver a session called “Smarter Digital Marketing for Business Big and Small.” “New media allows companies to reach more people, build personal relationships, and deliver real value to their customers,” a... more »
  • Paradigm Windows promoted Andy Sevier to president. As president, he will have total responsibility for the operation of Paradigm Windows. More specifically, his new responsibilities will be focused on the coordination, development and implementation of processes necessary to ensure the growth and success of Paradigm’s products in the market. Sevier's primary directives will be to monitor... more »
  • Pella Corporation signed a lease agreement with Merchandise Mart LLC for a 7,000 square foot permanent showroom in LuxeHome at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart, which the company says is the world’s largest collection of premier boutiques for home building and renovation. Pella will showcase its expertise in crafting the finest windows, doors, blinds and shades and join more than 30 premier... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association will host an online contest on LinkedIn and Twitter every Monday and Wednesday, respectively, at 12:30 p.m. EDT from Aug. 10 through Sept. 9, as well as during the GlassBuild America show (Sept. 16-18 in Atlanta). The contest will feature quiz questions from AAMA’s FenestrationMasters program. Each Monday, one quiz question will be asked... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association updated and released a document specifying test methods, specifications, and field checks used to evaluate the structural adequacy of wall systems and their ability to resist water penetration and air leakage. Other optional tests also are included. AAMA 501-15 is intended to be referenced in current laboratory and field testing methods for... more »
  • The Window and Door Manufacturers Association's recently released Window and Entry Door 2015 U.S. Market Study shows continued growth for the residential window market through 2016. The study, prepared, researched and analyzed by Metrostudy and the Virginia Center for Housing Research at Virginia Tech, forecasts overall residential window market growth of 6.2 percent for 2015 and 3.9 percent for... more »
  • LaCantina Doors was selected to the annual list of San Diego’s 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies in 2015 by the San Diego Business Journal. This is the 12th year of producing the listing, and LaCantina’s third consecutive appearance in it. The list represents the efforts of companies from many industries and disciplines that have succeeded by innovation sustaining their business... more »
  • Masonite International Corporation completed the sale of Premdor, S.A.S., Masonite’s door business in France, to an investment fund managed by Perceva S.A.S., a Paris-based independent investment firm, for nominal consideration. Premdor S.A.S. had net sales of approximately $127 million for the year ended December 28, 2014 and over 680 employees. “The sale of our business in France... more »
  • Five types of glazed units have been added to Press Glass’ acoustic glazed product line, which already includes 75 different acoustic glazed units. The new glazed units have the weighted acoustic resistance of 40 to 45 decibel. Each of the new types of glazed units have undergone appropriate tests and are properly certified for acoustic resistance, according to the company. more »