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  • Richards Building Supply named its “Gold Window Club” qualifiers at its recent sales convention. The award recognizes the company’s outside sales force.   The 2014 qualifiers include: Ken Szablewski, Dan Wajda, Paul McNeely, Tim Donohue, Steve Smith, Tim Lacy, John Todman Brian Poor, Dave Brush, Scott Marion, Tony Grear, Brad Rhodes, Bill Bowersox, Steve Jestis... more »
  • Sun Mountain Inc. opened a showroom in Park City. The Colorado-based company manufactures and distributes custom wood doors and flooring and operates four other showrooms in Colorado, North Carolina and California. The new showroom is located at 6400 N. Business Park Loop Road.  more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) released an updated document establishing performance requirements for fiber reinforced thermoset profiles for use in fenestration products. This document references test procedures and requirements for standard weathering performance of fiber reinforced thermoset profiles. It also addresses requirements covering design criteria, finish... more »
  • Intek Plastics Inc. named Jill Hesselroth CEO to lead the company as it continues to expand its business. President Mike Kinning and COO Steve Glienke will remain in their current roles as part of the executive team. Hesselroth brings a mix of business management leadership, inspiration, operational experience and a passion for customer care to Intek.  She has served as a leader in several... more »
  • Travis Kelley, owner of JenTra Tools and inventor of the Cheatah Door Level Kit was named the Minnesota SBA Young Entrepreneur of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Kelley is currently employed by Marvin Windows and Doors and is one of the top regional salespeople for the company. He started JenTra Tools in 2011 with the launch of their invention, the Cheatah door level, which... more »
  • Pella Corporation announced it is acquiring Grabill Inc., a designer and manufacturer of custom luxury windows and doors for elite properties. Grabill  will become Grabill Windows and Doors Inc. The terms of the sale were not disclosed. Effective May 1, 2015, Grabill Windows and Doors Inc. will remain under the leadership of founder Greg Grabill and Teresa Grabill, chief financial officer.... more »
  • Builders FirstSource Inc. announced it agreed to buy competitor ProBuild Holdings LLC for $1.63 billion, according to an April 13 Bloomberg report. The companies had 2014 combined revenue of $6.1 billion. The ProBuild purchase is expected to close in the second half of 2015. The combined company is likely to generate $100 million to $120 million in annual cost savings in the first two years... more »
  • Mathews Brothers is hosting an "Awards for Outstanding Installations" competition, open to architects, builders and remodelers who use Mathews Brothers products in their projects. Winners in each category will be presented with an iPad Air, as well as a wall plaque. The deadline for nominations is November 30, 2015.   more »
  • Thompson Creek Window Co. will break ground on a new 117,000-square-foot building housing the manufacturing and warehouse operations in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, April 20. The window and door manufacturer/retailer will mark the occasion with a groundbreaking ceremony that day, when Maryland Governor Larry Hogan will be in attendance. “By working with our partners in Prince George’s... more »
  • On April 3, 2015, the Texas Fort Worth Star-Telegram published an article titled "$33.8 million awarded to Fort Worth man who fell through skylight." The Bangor Daily News published a similar article, based on the Star-Telegram piece, on April 4. Both articles discuss a current Texas lawsuit involving Maine-based Wasco Skylights. In a statement released April 13, Wasco Products Inc.... more »