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  • JELD-WEN plans to build a new training center in Charlotte, North Carolina, employing 200 new and relocated company associates. “JELD-WEN is investing in Charlotte because this vibrant city has so much to offer in the way of talent and amenities. We appreciate the support provided through the state Job Development Investment Grant as well as local Charlotte Mecklenburg support and we... more »
  • Press Glass received certification from the Institute of Ceramics and Construction Materials for its bullet-proof glazing units. The certificate is a formal proof that panes produced by the manufacturer meet the requirements included in EN 1279-5:2005+A2:2010. ICiMB is a state-run R&D and implementing body operating in Poland for over 60 years.  "Bullet-proof glass provides... more »
  • Roto North America highlighted its new products at GlassBuild America 2016 in Las Vegas, including the 9900 sliding patio door handle, as well as a variety of products from the North American and European product lines. “This is a great event for us and another opportunity to showcase some of our new products,” says Chris Dimou, president & CEO of Roto North America. “... more »
  • The Window and Door Manufacturers Association updated its members on the current status of its proposals for the 2018 International Code Council Building and Energy Codes. Among the most significant proposals impacting the fenestration industry under the IECC supported by WDMA and receiving preliminary approval are proposed amendments to the fenestration thermal performance requirements which... more »
  • Pella Corp. acquired Duratherm Windows Corp., a manufacturer and designer of customizable hardwood windows and doors located in Vassalboro, Maine. “It was a pleasant surprise to me when I received a call from Pella, especially since I wasn’t actively seeking to sell the business,” says Tim Downing, president at Duratherm. “This partnership creates exciting possibilities... more »
  • Adler Windows partnered with New York Cares to collect and donate coats to the homeless of New York City, under its newly launched campaign Adler Windows Keeping New York Warm. New York Cares has collected and donated over 1.7 million coats since it began its Coat Drive in 1989. In addition to donating a total of 500 coats, the Adler Windows team will collect coats from employees, clients and... more »
  • GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo drew nearly 9,000 attendees to Las Vegas last month, where more than 430 exhibiting companies displayed new products and solutions over 147,290 total net square feet of exhibit space. Attendees and exhibitors from 73 countries were treated to three days of product displays in four large halls at the Las Vegas Convention Center, along with peer... more »
  • The GlazeAlarm, first showcased Glasstec in 2014, released a target date for full production and delivery of Q1 2017. The GlazeAlarm is a home automation security product that allows glazing manufacturers to compete in the security space, the company reports. A patent-pending wireless shock- and humidity-sensor system, it is installed within a double-glazed unit during manufacture and will... more »
  • Pella Corp. named Alexandria Industries as a Premier Supply Partner. The award recognizes Alexandria Industries for its excellence in lean manufacturing, product cost and quality, on-time delivery and customer service. Pella representatives conducted an in-depth onsite audit of Alexandria Industries’ processes and services, evaluating its overall risk management, order fulfillment,... more »
  • Westeck Windows & Doors will open its seventh showroom in Kirkland, Washington. The window and door dealer will celebrate the expansion with a Grand Opening on Fri., Nov. 4 from 2 - 6 p.m. The new showroom is located at 8902 122nd Ave. NE, Kirkland, Washington, 98033.  more »