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  • Roto North America expanded its European product offering for window and door manufacturers in the U.S. and Canada to include six product lines. According to Chris Dimou, CEP of Roto North America, the expansion is in response to the growth and demand in this segment. “With two manufacturing locations in North America and additional technical support, we are uniquely positioned to offer... more »
  • Sierra Door Co. donated 2,150 AugustaWood solid wood interior doors to Houston Habitat for Humanity. Transportation and delivery support were provided by Sierra customer DW Distribution.  The donation included a variety of door heights, widths and styles within the AugustaWood product line and will be sold through the Houston Habitat ReStore. Proceeds aid the organization’s objective... more »
  • Window World, Inc., recently participated in St. Jude’s “Give thanks. Walk.” The company was identified as the top corporate fundraiser for the Charlotte area with over $18,000 fundraised. Nationwide, Window World participated in the walk with 28 teams and raised more than $106,000 through a combination of fundraising and sponsorships in local areas. “St. Jude remains... more »
  • AWP Windows and Doors announced it has implemented optimizer technology to significantly improve glass yields in its manufacturing process. “This represents a significant next step for AWP to capitalize on this half-milliondollar investment to produce high quality products with even greater efficiency. These advances are part of a larger ongoing strategy to improve our manufacturing... more »
  • Functional Fenestration Inc. promoted Jim Roberts to president and COO, and elected him to the company’s board of directors. Roberts previously served as executive vice president at FFI. As an industry professional with decades of experience in domestic and European hardware, Roberts’ previous positions include president of Winkhaus North America and sales leadership roles at Weiser... more »
  • AmesburyTruth hired Mathieu Hebert as its new sales director for Canada. With more than 16 years of experience in the building materials industry, Hebert comes to AmesburyTruth from Jeld-Wen, where he was general manager of the Atlantic Millwork Distribution. more »
  • For the third consecutive year, Ply Gem Industries will host the ProTalk Education Series at the 2015 NAHB International Builders’ Show. Throughout the three-day event, Ply Gem will present more than 10 informational courses, several of which are NAHB approved for continuing education credits. The sessions will feature content relevant to show attendees such as connected home technology,... more »
  • Weather Shield Windows & Doors announces that its Employee LITE (Lives Inspired Through Employees) Foundation has collected more than $1.8 million in donations from employees since its inception in 2000. In the 14 years of the foundation, it has granted monies to organizations and individuals in need in and around the communities in which the company operates (Medford, Ladysmith, and Park... more »
  • FP2D, LLC, an Arizona-based construction services company, acquired Architectural Elements, LLC, a leading supplier and manufacturer of high quality doors and accessories for the domestic U.S. market. The company currently employees 25 people at its headquarters in Tucson, Ariz. “We are excited to have the addition of FP2D’s management team and expertise to assist in strategically... more »
  • Global Products introduced its new subsidiary, GPI Millworks, at the recent AMD Show in Tampa, Fla. The new company specializes in door components, PVC and pultruded fiberglass door panels, as well as PVC sliding doors. “The objective of the company is to work closely with the industry to design and supply key components to improve the efficiency, performance and ease of assembly of doors... more »