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  • Deceuninck North America made its compounding expertise available through a variety of capabilities and services. Deceuninck reports that its precision polymer compounding goes beyond blending to proprietary additive chemistry, patented processes, advanced engineering and complete solutions that create real market advantage. “Our deep expertise and understanding of additive systems,... more »
  • Last week, legislation was introduced in the U.S. Senate that would reform the Environmental Protection Agency's Lead: Renovation, Repair and Painting (LRRP) Rule to reduce the burden the rule has placed on the home retrofit market while protecting pregnant women and small children from lead hazards, the Window & Door Manufacturers Association reports. The "Lead Exposure Reduction... more »
  • Jeld-Wen acquired Dooria AS, which it reports is one of the largest manufacturers of wooden doors in the Nordics, and a leading provider of residential and commercial doors in the Swedish and Norwegian markets. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Dooria, headquartered in Oslo, Norway, has three door manufacturing locations in Sweden and employs approximately 200 people. The 68 year-old... more »
  • LaCantina Doors was named to the 2015 Platinum List by luxury coastal lifestyle magazine Ocean Home. The Platinum List recognizes the leaders in coastal living and design by showcasing award winning companies and individuals. This year’s Platinum List attracted more than 500 nominations in 16 categories from window and doors, to coastal architecture and interior design, custom builders,... more »
  • The Window & Door Manufacturers Association announced Nick Westergaard, chief brand strategist at Brand Driven Digital as its general session speaker, who will deliver a session called “Smarter Digital Marketing for Business Big and Small.” “New media allows companies to reach more people, build personal relationships, and deliver real value to their customers,” a... more »
  • Paradigm Windows promoted Andy Sevier to president. As president, he will have total responsibility for the operation of Paradigm Windows. More specifically, his new responsibilities will be focused on the coordination, development and implementation of processes necessary to ensure the growth and success of Paradigm’s products in the market. Sevier's primary directives will be to monitor... more »
  • Pella Corporation signed a lease agreement with Merchandise Mart LLC for a 7,000 square foot permanent showroom in LuxeHome at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart, which the company says is the world’s largest collection of premier boutiques for home building and renovation. Pella will showcase its expertise in crafting the finest windows, doors, blinds and shades and join more than 30 premier... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association will host an online contest on LinkedIn and Twitter every Monday and Wednesday, respectively, at 12:30 p.m. EDT from Aug. 10 through Sept. 9, as well as during the GlassBuild America show (Sept. 16-18 in Atlanta). The contest will feature quiz questions from AAMA’s FenestrationMasters program. Each Monday, one quiz question will be asked... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association updated and released a document specifying test methods, specifications, and field checks used to evaluate the structural adequacy of wall systems and their ability to resist water penetration and air leakage. Other optional tests also are included. AAMA 501-15 is intended to be referenced in current laboratory and field testing methods for... more »
  • The Window and Door Manufacturers Association's recently released Window and Entry Door 2015 U.S. Market Study shows continued growth for the residential window market through 2016. The study, prepared, researched and analyzed by Metrostudy and the Virginia Center for Housing Research at Virginia Tech, forecasts overall residential window market growth of 6.2 percent for 2015 and 3.9 percent for... more »