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  • Consumer Reports named Pella’s ProLine 450 Series double-hung windows as a “Best Buy” in its 2014 review of windows for the home. In addition, Consumer Reports awarded Pella ProLine 450 Series casement windows and ThermaStar by Pella casement windows “Recommended” ratings. Consumer Reports evaluated national brands of wood, vinyl, and fiberglass window product... more »
  • Phantom Screens launches a restoration project of The Ford House, a neglected 1906 Arts & Crafts bungalow in Mobile, Ala. The Phantom Screens team, led by its CEO C. Esther De Wolde, will work with Mobile-based Lipford Construction to transform the house. The project is scheduled to be completed by October 2015. The Phantom Screens team will journal the ups and downs of the restoration... more »
  • Steves & Sons is named The Home Depot’s Millwork Partner of the Year for 2014. This is the second time The Home Depot has recognized Steves as Partner of the Year, having also recognized the company in 2006. The Partner of the Year award was bestowed upon Steves & Sons for their commitment to quality, craftsmanship, style and service across their diverse product offering,... more »
  • Masco Corp., parent company of Milgard Windows & Doors among other building product companies, is spinning off its installation and services businesses into an independent, publicly-traded company called Services Business. The new entity will include Masco Contractor Services, which offers installation services to builders throughout the country, and WellHome, which provides energy efficiency... more »
  • In a charity event organized by World Vision and AAMA that was held during the AAMA 2014 Fall Conference, volunteers filled 500 backpacks with school supplies and hand-written notes of encouragement to children at Hodgkins and FM Day Title I elementary schools in the Denver, Colo., area. Volunteers traveled to the school to distribute the backpacks in person. “World Vision's partnership... more »
  • Western Window Systems promotes Scott Gates to chief operating officer. Previously vice president and general manager of the manufacturer of multi-panel door systems, Gates has been with the company since 2010. He has contributed to Western Window Systems’ accelerated growth—the company was recently named one of Inc. magazine’s fastest-growing companies in the U.S.   In... more »
  • PH Tech expands its sales territory into the Western United States, covering all states West of Kansas City, Mo. Patrick Milligan, regional sales manager, is responsible for the new territory. Milligan has 20 years of experience in the vinyl window and door industry. more »
  • Quanex Building Products receives a Platinum Award for its marketing efforts for GlassBuild America. Recognized as the "Best Integrated Marketing Campaign in Residential Construction," Quanex’s efforts for GlassBuild 2013 consisted of an integrated marketing and PR campaign, supported by extensive digital assets including an online press kit, daily photos, and recap videos.... more »
  • Alside announces the opening of a new 16,120 square foot supply center located at 502 Incentive Way in Fort Wayne, Ind. The center distributes professional-grade exterior building products including Alside custom-made vinyl windows, and Alside vinyl and metal siding products, among other products.  “Over the past 20 years, thousands of homes were built using products that no longer... more »
  • Sunrise Windows & Doors is featured on Designing Spaces, an award-winning nationally-broadcast home improvement television show, which airs on the Lifetime Television network. Originally broadcast on Sept. 25, the segment reruns on Sept. 26 and Oct. 9, 2014 at 7:30 a.m. ET. The focus of the show is how custom vinyl replacement windows and Madera interior wood trim can improve a home’s... more »