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  • Masonite International plans to expand its Denmark, South Carolina, operations, creating 50 new jobs over the next year, with additional growth expected, according to The Times and Democrat. “It’s special any time we see a company succeed and grow in one of our rural communities, and we couldn’t be more excited to celebrate the 50 new jobs this expansion means for... more »
  • The National Fenestration Rating Council’s Ventilation Rating Task Group, led by Ray Garries as chair, successfully developed a new ventilation rating for NFRC after several years of task group work.  Titled NFRC 401: Procedure for Determining Fenestration Product Ventilation Rating, the final document (with edits) was approved by NFRC members at the Spring 2016 Committee Meeting in... more »
  • Andersen Windows brought good cheer to the National AIA Convention in Philadelphia as they invited booth visitors to assemble gift boxes of magazines, activity books, puzzles, games, and room decorations for children staying at a local hospital. The project, conducted with Cheeriodicals, built more than 100 “big green boxes of cheer” that were delivered to St. Christopher’s... more »
  • Hanley Wood announced the speaker lineup and event itinerary for its first HIVE 2016 conference on Sept. 28th and 29th.    “HIVE 2016 isn’t your typical conference, but rather a transformational forum for housing,” said Peter Goldstone, CEO of Hanley Wood. “The goal for the HIVE community is to begin a new conversation that inspires creativity, higher... more »
  • Quanex Building Products Corp. and sedak have partnered on large format insulating glass unit production that combines sedak’s large-scale fully automated line with Quanex’s Super Spacer T-Spacer warm-edge technology, according to company officials.  The units produced—up to 15 meters in length—come with significant challenges for transportation along the line,... more »
  • Window World continued its support of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital with the sponsorship of the fifth annual St. Jude Presents John Rich and Friends, held June 7 in Memphis, Tennessee.   “We are honored that Window World once again agreed to be presenting sponsor of this year’s St. Jude Presents John Rich and Friends,” said Richard Shadyac Jr.,... more »
  • Deceuninck North America’s commercial fabricator program is welcoming its inaugural member companies.   According to the company, the Deceuninck North America Commercial Alliance program provides technical, engineering, marketing and sales support to its members. The Commercial Alliance has attracted several leading and geographically diverse companies: Doers Window Manufacturing of... more »
  • The 2016 FeneVision User Conference, a three-day educational event held at the FeneTech headquarters in Aurora, Ohio, concluded today. The event hosted 105 attendees, from 51 glass fabrication and window and door companies, a record number for the conference. Day one of the 2016 FeneVision User Conference kicked off with this year’s theme “Into the Future” and a challenge from... more »
  • Both the American Institute of Architects and the International Code Council now accept FenestrationAssociate and FenestrationMaster coursework as continuing education credits. The AIA accepts the FenestrationAssociate and FenestrationMaster coursework as 11 and 13.5 Learning Units/Health, Safety and Welfare hours, respectively. This means that completion of the courses allows professionals to... more »
  • Ply Gem kicked off Habitat for Humanity’s national Home Builders Blitz week with a wall-raising ceremony in Wake County. Ply Gem is the presenting sponsor of Habitat’s Home Builders Blitz, where professional builders in 31 states will work this week alongside nearly 250 Habitat homeowners to build or repair a place they can call home. The sponsorship is one component of the Home for... more »