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  • As millennials begin to enter the home-buying market in larger numbers, homes will get a little smaller, laundry rooms will be essential, and home technology will become increasingly prevalent, said panelists during an International Builders' Show press conference on home trends and millennials' home preferences. NAHB Assistant Vice President of Research Rose Quint predicted that the growing... more »
  • Therma-Tru introduced a variety of decorative new door glass options and door styles for 2015. New decorative glass products for 2015 include Borrassa, a wrought iron design available in the Classic-Craft Mahogany, Rustic and Canvas Collections, and a high-energy design of Zaha decorative glass (shown at right) that includes four different glasses joined together with right angles... more »
  • BM Windows was named "Top Performer" by window manufacturer Anlin Window Systems. The award, the second for BM Windows in as many years, recognizes the replacement window and door installer’s “dedication in the product sales, marketing and education of Anlin Window Systems products.”   To earn the award, BM Windows showed “excellent representation of Anlin... more »
  • Maui Windows and Doors celebrated the grand opening of its brand new showroom and retail store with a two-day open house held January 16 and 17. The 3,000-square-foot showroom is home to the lone specialty windows and doors supply company on the island. Representatives from window and door manufacturers Panda and Hurd were present at the event to share product information.    "My... more »
  • Quanex Building Products appointed Lance Lunde to territory sales manager in its South-Central region. Lunde has more than 10 years of fenestration sales experience, including five years with Quanex brands. He most recently served Quanex customers in the Southwest territory and will be based in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.   “Lance is extremely knowledgeable about our products and... more »
  • The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) drafted two new standards and revised five more in 2014, all of which have been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). And, BHMA’s first two residential standards have been drafted and approval is anticipated for the first half of 2015.    The first will set performance requirements for residential... more »
  • Pella unveiled its newest innovation, Insynctive technology, a family of smart products for windows and doors, at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The new motorized blinds and shades snap in and out and are powered by rechargeable batteries that are charged by a solar panel on the exterior. The integrated system of sensors and motorized blinds and shades can be... more »
  • Roto North America announced that Jon D’Arpino has joined the team in the role of marketing communications specialist, a new position in which he will be responsible for the marketing efforts of Roto Frank of America and Roto Fasco Canada. D’Arpino brings more than 15 years of experience as a marketing and communications professional to Roto North America. He will report directly to... more »
  • Window World announced the retirement of longtime senior executive Dana Deem after 10 years of contributions, leadership and service to the company.  Deem played a vital role in the development and direction of the company. Under his guidance, Window World hit several accomplishments, such as the sale of its 10 millionth window in 2014, earning the Good Housekeeping Seal for its window... more »
  • Therma-Tru Doors is planning $20 million in improvements to its Butler, Ind., location in the next three years, The Journal Gazette reports, creating an additional 105 jobs at the plant. The Butler Therma-Tru plant currently employs 720 people, according to the article. The investment will be in the form of new machinery that will be installed over the next three years: one-third in 2015, one-... more »