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  • Window World recently sold its 10,000,000th window, attributing strong sales even in weak economic conditions to its commitment to quality products at a low price. Window World has sold over 1,000,000 windows annually since 2009.    “Hitting the 10 million window mark is an incredible accomplishment, says Dana Deem, president of Window World. "We’re proud of the... more »
  • The National Glass Association \ Window & Door Dealers Alliance is pleased to announce the appointment of Emily Kay Thompson as editor of Window & Door.  Thompson comes to NGA\WDDA with 11 years of B2B publishing experience in print and electronic media, most recently as editor-in-chief at Printwear magazine. She replaces Stacey Freed, who will stay on at the magazine on a... more »
  • The global door market is expected to grow through 2019 due to rising construction activities across the globe, according to a Transparency Market Research study. In addition, the growing demand for doors for safety purposes such as fire and security, implemented in industries due to rising safety regulations is expected to drive the market. The global market for doors has been significantly... more »
  • Jeld-Wen agreed to pay $150,000 in penalties and $444,000 to swap out smoky wood stoves to make up for smokestack pollution from a lumber mill in Klamath Falls, Ore., during 2008-2010. The settlement was reached with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the state Department of Environmental Quality. An environmental law specialist for the state agency, Jenny Root, says there were four... more »
  • SIW Windows and Doors, manufacturer of impact windows and doors, appointed Lilly Adamo as its dealer sales director. Adamo comes with a wealth of experience and a proven track record for improving dealer acquisition and retention within the commercial and industrial industry. "We are very excited to have Lilly come on board," says Abe Lopez, CEO and president. "She has the... more »
  • Deceuninck NV, global manufacturer of PVC and composite window and door systems, acquired the leading Turkish PVC window profile producer, Pimas Plastik Insaat Malzemeleri A.S (Pimas). The acquisition makes Deceuninck the largest PVC window systems company in Turkey, the second largest PVC window market in Europe. “Today we announce the acquisition of Pimas, the pioneer window systems... more »
  • Universal Windows Direct Inc. celebrated the grand opening of its brand-new showroom in Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio in August. Over five hundred  people attended the grand opening event, complete with food trucks, appearances  from former Cleveland Browns players, and a silent-auction which benefitted “A Kid Again,” a local non-profit organization. Filled with displays of... more »
  •     Mathews     Kragenbring Quanex Building Products appointed new regional sales managers: Rick Mathews in the East and Kyle Kragenbring in the West. A Quanex veteran, Mathews will be responsible for managing sales for all Quanex Building Products and Services east of the Mississippi River and in Eastern Canada, while Kragenbring will be responsible for managing... more »
  • Western Window Systems is included in Inc. magazine’s 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. The designer and manufacturer of door and window systems made the list with a three-year sales growth of 236 percent. “Our phenomenal growth comes from having the best products, the best processes, and the best... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association is still accepting registrations for the upcoming AAMA 2014 Fall Conference. It will be held Sept. 14-17 at The Westin in Westminster, Colo. Those interested in making a hotel reservation at the Westin may contact Florence Nicolici directly. Exhibitor spots for the Supplier Product Display are still available, although time is running out to... more »