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  • LaCantina Doors moved its manufacturing operations into a new state-of-the-art 140,000 square-foot facility in Oceanside, California. Approximately twice the size of its previous space, the new LaCantina location includes space for manufacturing, warehousing, research and development, sales, marketing, and customer service support. The new facility will allow LaCantina to meet the growing demand... more »
  • Marvin Windows and Doors announced the recipients of its annual scholarships for employees' children. This year, Marvin selected 28 recipients to receive scholarships up to $1,500 to attend the two- or four-year college of their choice. “The Marvin family of brands believes in living its values,” says Robert Evans, vice president, human resources, Marvin Windows and Doors... more »
  • PGT Inc. appointed Dan Plotnick as director of Southeast Florida and international sales. Plotnick reports directly to Bob Keller, vice president and general manager. Plotnick has over 20 years of experience growing sales divisions, delivering sales results and implementing corporate strategy with experience in the United States, Asia Pacific and India. Prior to joining PGT, he served... more »
  • During the American Architectural Manufacturers Association 2016 Summer Conference, participants learned about sustainability market drivers, environmental product declarations and more during a presentation by industry specialist, Anna Nicholson. Nicholson is UL’s EPD product manager and works to develop strategic partnerships and programs that drive business value from the use of... more »
  • Window World earned the ranking of “Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Windows and Doors, Three out of Four Times in a Row,” according to the J.D. Power 2016 Windows and Patio Doors Satisfaction Study. The data included more than 2,600 surveys of customers who purchased windows or patio doors in the previous 12 months; Window World scored 841 points out of a possible 1,000. This... more »
  • Aluro NV, a Belgium-based firm, opened an office in Atlanta, Georgia to serve its U.S. client base and address requirements emanating from window and door manufacturers or extruders. "Local presence is very important in a market like the United States. It is a huge country, and understandably, people prefer to have a local contact, who can quickly and efficiently deliver the requested... more »
  • Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency published a notice in its spring 2016 regulatory agenda that they are initiating a “610 review” of the Lead: Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule. A 610 review is a reference to the Regulatory Flexibility Act that mandates EPA to conduct a review within ten years of promulgating a final rule that has or may have a significant economic... more »
  • During this year's Window & Door Dealer Days event, Oct. 19-20, Window & Door Dealer of the Year award winners will share their experiences creating their own "dream" showrooms, walking attendees through each phase of the process, from strategic design, to product selection and placement, to common mistakes to avoid. The discussion will be followed by a networking break with the... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association celebrated 16 consecutive years of furthering the careers and education of students pursuing a degree related to the building products industry by awarding seven scholarships to children of employees of AAMA member companies. The scholarship award winners were announced during the 2016 AAMA Summer Conference, held June 12-15, in San Antonio.... more »
  • At the Spring 2014 meeting in Memphis, Tennessee, members of the National Fenestration Rating Council reported issues with performance of the Certified Products Directory resulting from the size of the database. Since that time, NFRC staff have worked to improve the software driving the CPD, making it more efficient, faster, with fewer problems for users, and less expensive to maintain for NFRC,... more »