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  • Adi Amit, Esq., partner at law firm Lubell Rosen, recently obtained a win on summary judgment on all issues in favor of Window Mart Inc./WM International Group LLC and its owners against a former employee who claimed to have been owed overtime pay. The court entered final judgment in the defendants' favor without the need for trial. Amit argued that the plaintiff could not sustain his overtime... more »
  •   Pella Corp. appointed Tim Yaggi as its new president and chief executive officer. “We conducted an extensive, nationwide search focused on finding a proven leader with profound experience, a strong commitment to profitable growth, and who shared our culture and values,” said Chairman of the Board and interim President and CEO Adam Farver. “We found all of... more »
  • CRL-U.S. Aluminum appointed Dave Nelson as the new manager of its Service Center in Orlando, Florida. Nelson’s primary role will be to develop new business in one of the company’s busiest markets. Nelson joined CRL-U.S. Aluminum when the company acquired Sommer & Maca over eight years ago. For the past several years, Nelson served as Sales Manager for the Orlando territory. He has... more »
  • Window & Door magazine is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Crystal Achievement Awards through Friday, May 27. The annual Crystal Achievement Awards recognize residential window and door manufacturers and component suppliers for their contributions to the industry. In 2016, winners will be recognized in the following categories: Manufacturer AwardsMost Innovative WindowMost Innovative... more »
  • Sherwin-Williams introduced KEM Aqua 3001, a waterborne acrylic topcoat for application on vinyl windows, trim, shutters and doors that is designed to Meet AAMA 613 performance standards for weathering and film integrity.Available in satin and semi-gloss sheens, KEM Aqua 3001 can be used on heat-sensitive vinyl building products such as windows and doors in multifamily and residential new... more »
  • Soft-Lite Windows introduced a high-performance double-pane glass option to ensure that all Soft-Lite windows continue to qualify for the Energy Star label. The new glass, Low-E Northern Energy Star Zone (NEZ), is available exclusively on Soft-Lite’s Barrington double-hung, two- and three-lite slider and on picture window models. Low-E NEZ incorporates double-pane glass, argon gas and a... more »
  • OpenGate Capital officially completed the acquisition of the window and door division of Royal Building Products, now renamed Energi Fenestration Solutions. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Window & Door first reported news of the pending acquisition last month. Energi will be a standalone entity within the OpenGate Capital portfolio of companies and will soon release... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association will hold a webinar on April 12 at 11:30 EDT to discuss the role of daylighting in current energy and sustainable codes, as well as advanced building design, daylighting strategies and methods, and the science behind the measurements. Vice president of product enterprise for Solatube International Inc., Neall Digert, Ph.D., MIES, will lead the... more »
  • Crystal Window & Door Systems’ COO Steve Chen was named to Crain’s New York Business magazine’s 40 Under 40 list of influential young executives. Crain's receives over 500 nominees each year for the 40 Under 40 List from a broad spectrum of industries.  Reporters for the publication vet nominees as to their professional success, community service and participation in... more »
  • MI Windows and Doors’ 1675 casement window achieved an STC rating of 28 and an OITC rating of 33 in a recent acoustical performance test. The results were achieved with a standard ¾-inch dual-pane insulated glass package, utilizing ¾-inch DSB for the exterior glaze and 3/16-inch glass for the interior. Traditionally, triple-pane or laminated glass is needed to obtain the... more »