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  • AGC Glass Company North America announced it will be consolidating its fabrication capabilities in Jacksonville, Fla., into the company’s more than 200,000-square-foot facility in Lithia Springs, Ga. The consolidation of the Jacksonville operations into Lithia Springs should be completed no later than the fourth quarter of 2014. The Lithia Springs plant is AGC’s new state-of-the-art... more »
  • Comfort Windows  has opened a showroom in Ithaca, N.Y., its fifth upstate New York location. The showroom will act as a home improvement center for homeowners in Tompkins County to more easily access product designs, colors, and literature, and to speak directly with product reps for ideas and estimates. “We wanted to create a simpler experience for the residents of Ithaca and... more »
  • Pleotint, LLC, has announced a distribution partnership with Gilkey Window Co. that enables Gilkey to offer Suntuitive glass with its full product line. The 33-year old Gilkey Window Co. is family owned and specializes in the manufacture and installation of custom windows and doors. It serves Cincinnati; Chicago; Dayton, Ohio; and Lexington and Louisville, Kentucky. Mike Gilkey, president,... more »
  • Cardinal Glass Industries subsidiary Cardinal CT Co. has acquired the assets of Catalina Tempering Inc. Catalina operates seven regional custom tempering facilities serving the residential window and door market. Post-sale, Catalina will continue to operate under its current structure and anticipates servicing its customers with the same product offerings as in the past. Additionally,... more »
  • Quantum Windows & Doors appointed Melissa Benton as president.  Benton has been with the company since 2003, most recently serving as director of Client Services, a position in which she led the sales, engineering and administrative teams.  “We chose Melissa because of her deep knowledge of the Quantum product and her considerable experience within the organization. Melissa... more »
  • Sierra Pacific Industries has entered into an agreement to purchase Hurd Windows and Doors, including both the Hurd and SuperSeal brands, from Longroad Asset Management, LLC. SPI is a family owned and managed wood products firm headquartered in Anderson, Calif. “The acquisition of Hurd Windows and Doors will significantly expand the sales and manufacturing capabilities of our Window... more »
  • Chelsea Building Products has hired Matthew Coulson as its research and development engineer specializing in proprietary PVC formulations and  Tyler Skiba as process engineer. Coulson will focus on the continued improvement of the company's PVC and composite PVC formulations, and Skiba, as part of Chelsea’s tooling department, will focus on the continued improvement of Chelsea... more »
  • Roto Frank of America celebrates its 35-year presence in North America in 2014. “We are thrilled to celebrate this significant milestone in our company’s history, and we realize that this achievement would not have been possible without all of the dedicated Roto employees, customers, partners, and shareholders who have helped us along the way with their loyalty, integrity, and... more »
  • Wasco Windows of Milwaukee has achieved PHIUS (Passive House Institute U.S.) certification for its Geneo window. Developed by German company Rehau, Wasco's Geneo window is the first American-made window system that meets European Passivhaus standards, it reports. Wasco has been manufacturing Geneo windows since 2012.  “The certification will give an architect designing a... more »
  • Arcadia Inc., a Los Angeles-based commercial aluminum and steel window and door manufacturer, has purchased the assets of Architectural Traditions, a residential wood and steel window and door manufacturer located in Tucson, Ariz.  Simultaneously, Arcadia has launched a new division, Arcadia Custom, to supply windows and doors to the luxury housing market.  “Architectural... more »