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  • Quanex Building Products refreshed quanex.com with insights and technical resources developed to help make its customers’ businesses better, according to the company. The redesigned website, now mobile responsive for all devices, features an easy-to-use layout, offering the visitor an intuitive user experience. “Most people spend a significant amount of time using their mobile devices... more »
  • Vi-Lux Building Products Inc. was awarded Florida Building Code approval for its composite door jambs which can now be used in High Velocity Hurricane Zone, specifically, Miami Dade County. The line includes 4 9/16", 5 1/4", 6 9/16" and 7 1/4" sizes. “The approval of our door jambs provides customers the confidence to use our product even in the most extreme climate... more »
  • The Window & Door Manufacturers Association held its annual Executive Management Conference in Cambridge, Massachusetts, this month. Industry leaders from across the country came together to discuss and learn about the trends that will shape the window, door and skylight industry over the coming year. Robert Tucker, best-selling author and founder of The Innovation Resource, opened the... more »
  • The Window & Door Manufacturers Association launched the second installment of its free, on-demand WDMA Certification Webinar Series. Window, Door & Skylight Certification for Code Compliance and Verification will help participants address the required performance details of each fenestration product. At the end of the webinar, attendees will be able to identify best practices applicable... more »
  • Window World sold its 1,000,000th window for 2016. This accomplishment adds to a list for the organization in 2016, including being ranked No. 1 replacement contractor in Remodeling magazine’s Top 550 for the eighth year in a row and No. 1 window company in Qualified Remodeler’s annual Top 500 for the tenth consecutive year. In addition, the exterior remodeler was ranked “... more »
  • Zobel Coatings released its Zowo-tec 421 Glaze UV+, which contains high doses of UV absorbers and radical interceptors, which filter the damaging UV part of the sunlight spectrum. Consequently, the product itself can be applied as a clear coat outdoors, provided that a coloured primer is used in the layer structure. Likewise, Zowo-tec 421 Glaze UV+ can be used with pigments, particularly... more »
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  • Marcus Sheridan, The Sales Lion, kicked off Window & Door Dealer Days on Wednesday, October 19 with a call to action for business owners to build more trust with their audience. “The business we’re all in is trust,” he asserted in his keynote address. Sheridan shared his experiences of how he brought his swimming pool company from the brink bankruptcy to what is today the... more »