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  • Pella Corp. added Emily Videtto as its new chief marketing officer. Videtto comes to Pella Corp. from roofing manufacturer GAF. She started there in 2004 as marketing analyst and continued to grow within the company, holding positions such as senior product manager and director of shingles and new product development. Most recently, Videtto was vice president of residential marketing and new... more »
  • Simpson Door Co. has added WaterBarrier technology for flush door designs, including ones with windows, standard raised moldings and flush shaker moldings. Regardless of the wood species, size or shape of the door, the new technology provides a five-year warranty with no protective overhang required. “With the ever-increasing popularity of contemporary design and the prominent role of... more »
  • Window & Door invites all window and door companies exhibiting at the upcoming International Builders' Show in Orlando to submit product information for a special product preview that will run exclusively on windowanddoor.com and in WDweekly. Fill out the information below by Friday, December 23 to be included. Please note: We will only feature one product per company.... more »
  • Last week, a federal judge in Texas blocked an Obama administration rule to extend mandatory overtime pay to more than 4 million salaried workers from taking effect, according to a report by Reuters. U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant agreed with over 20 states and a coalition of business groups, including the National Association of Manufacturers, that the rule is unlawful and granted their motion... more »
  • Western Window Systems will release an aluminum product family designed and built for markets in the Northwest, Northeast and Southeast regions. A total of 12 new moving glass walls and windows products will be released throughout 2017, providing open floor plans and indoor-outdoor living options, while addressing the energy, structural and hurricane-impact needs critical to each area, the... more »
  • ProVia held its first annual ProVia Leads Leadership Symposium entitled “Pathways Toward Sustainable Success” earlier this month. The ProVia Leads class of 2016 organized the event as a part of their leadership development experience. More than 190 community leaders attended. According to Bruce Hamsher, director of ProVia Leads, “During these sessions attendees learned how to... more »
  • LaCantina Doors’ new Vinyl Folding system received a 2016 Product Innovation Award from Architectural Products in the Windows/Doors/Openings category. The PIA awards identify and honor innovation in the development and refinement of commercial buildings-related products. This marks the third consecutive year that LaCantina has been awarded a PIA. A panel of 28 independent judges, including... more »
  • Adrian  Poulter Cox DeMeulenaere Pella Corp. filled four new vice president positions with internal employees: Cole Adrian, divisional vice president of luxury; Matt Poulter, divisional vice president of direct sales; Ben Cox, divisional vice president of sales subsidiaries; and Bill DeMeulenaere, vice president. Adrian has been with Pella for 20 years when he joined the... more »
  • Guardian Industries Corp. and Koch Industries Inc. today announced that Guardian stockholders have approved the acquisition of the company by KGIC Merger Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries. The deal is an all-cash transaction for the remaining 55.5 percent outstanding shares of Guardian Industries’ common stock not already owned by affiliates of Koch. “Guardian... more »
  • Gerkin Windows and Doors unveiled a new brand identity that company officials say has a more contemporary look and feel, including a new logo and website. The site features enhanced photography and video, newly designed product literature, a more robust product features and benefits area, and easier navigation. more »