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  • Pleotint LLC appointed Joshua Perilstein as regional sales manager, who will lead sales efforts in the southwest, covering Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah. A 13-year glass industry veteran, Perilstein has held sales positions at Arch Aluminum, Arch Deco Glass, C.R. Laurence, and most recently at W.A. Wilson.   more »
  • Pleotint LLC announced a distribution partnership with Soft-Lite Windows that enables Soft-Lite to offer Suntuitive glass with its full product line. Tyson Schwartz, vice president of sales and marketing at Soft-Lite, said his company has been exploring dynamic glass options in response to customer demand. “We are excited to be able to offer self-tinting Suntuitive glass to our customers,... more »
  • Sanford & Hawley acquired Rogers Sash & Door and will close the company’s Newington, Conn., location, ProSales magazine reported online. Going forward, Sanford & Hawley will serve the customers of both companies from its locations in Unionville, Avon, and Manchester, Conn., stores and its regional location in West Springfield, Mass. more »
  • Synergist Window Company launched several new high performance window options for North American Passive House projects. Previously recognized for achieving the first Passive House Institute (PHI) certified all-wood outswing casement window in the U.S., new window product options are immediately available, including Passive Clad aluminum-clad window line and Passive Landmark, an all-wood window.... more »
  • In a new partnership between Alure Home Improvements and Marvin Windows & Doors, Alure will be the exclusive provider and installer of the Marvin Infinity Windows line on Long Island in New York, according to a release from PR Newswire. "We are excited to be working with Alure,” says Dan Marvin, Infinity business manager. “We share a vision that begins and ends with a... more »
  • Brio hired two new business development managers, Niki Depew, covering the western region, and Brad Hogan the eastern region. The company stated in a press release that it experienced a large increase in sales and that additional presence in the marketplace is required to support its existing customers and new product introductions. Depew has more than 25 years of experience in sales, most... more »
  • Housing starts fell way below the previous month's mark in February, according to Hardware+ Building Supply Dealer, though the dip was consistent with seasonal patterns from a year prior. The report goes on to state that starts were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 897,000 last month, 17 percent below the revised January estimate of 1,081,000. The data for building permits suggests good... more »
  • Program abstracts are due March 20 for the WDMA Technical & Manufacturing Conference, hosted by the Window & Door Manufacturers Association. The event is scheduled for June 16-18 in Minneapolis. The program is comprised of two and a half days of informative technical sessions reporting on current industry research, trends in manufacturing processes and procedures, and emerging product... more »
  • B.F. Rich Windows & Doors hired Joe Balochko as Territory Manager for the Pittsburgh and Ohio region. “Joe’s a great addition to our team. He knows the business, the products and the territory,” says Terry Rex, vice president of sales and marketing. “He’ll be able to hit the ground running.” Balochko brings a professional background of extensive experience... more »
  • Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business selected Western Window Systems and president and COO Scott Gates for its first-ever Sun Devil Select event, a celebration that honors top businesses owned or run by ASU alumni.   The door and window manufacturer is among 17 firms from across the country that will be recognized at an invitation-only luncheon on March 20 at... more »