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  • Masonite International Corp. announced that it has received a binding offer from Perceva, a Paris-based independent investment firm, to acquire Premdor S.A.S., Masonite’s French door business, according to a June 16 company release. Masonite has the right to sell Premdor S.A.S. to Perceva on the terms included in the offer. Masonite has agreed with Perceva to an exclusivity period related... more »
  • Tanglewood Conservatories, manufacturer of conservatories, greenhouses, pool enclosures, skylights and domes, has been named the exclusive Mid-Atlantic dealer of Brombal windows and doors. The new partnership expands Tanglewood’s product line and gives its customers further access to a wide variety of hand-crafted, high-quality, custom designed products.  “Tanglewood is... more »
  • Altus Capital Partners, an investment firm focused on middle market manufacturing companies in the United States, acquired GED Integrated Solutions Inc., according to a June 11 announcement. The acquisition will support GED’s continued growth, according to the release. The financial terms of the investment were not disclosed. “We are very excited to now be partnering with Altus... more »
  • Loewen is celebrating its 110th anniversary this year. The window and door manufacturer has had deep community roots in Steinbach, Manitoba since 1905. “We are proud of this milestone and want to recognize the dedication of all our employees, dealers and business partners throughout the years in helping build the company,” says Al Babiuk, president and CEO for Loewen. “This kind... more »
  • The National Glass Association and the Window & Door Dealers Alliance announce that registration is open for GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, returning to the Georgia World Congress Center, September 16-18, 2015. GlassBuild America is presented by the NGA and the WDDA, along with show partners, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association, the Glass Association... more »
  • For the fourth consecutive year, Window World was the national presenting sponsor of the St. Jude Presents John Rich & Friends concert. During the festivities, Window World chairman and CEO, Tammy Whitworth, presented St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital with a check for $50,000, bringing the company’s total fundraising for the hospital to over $5 million. Window World’s... more »
  • Registration for the next American Architectural Manufacturers Association webinar is now open. On June 16, Dean Lewis, AAMA’s educational and technical information manager, will provide a complete explanation of the benefits, procedures, costs and study materials available to take full advantage of the FenestrationMasters professional education and certification program. The free webinar... more »
  • Masco Corporation’s board of directors has approved the previously-announced spin-off of TopBuild Corp., which will, upon completion of the spin-off, hold the assets and operations of Masco’s Installation and Other Services businesses. “Under the leadership of Jerry Volas as its Chief Executive Officer, I am confident that TopBuild is well positioned to operate as an independent... more »
  • Many window and door makers and others in the fenestration industry are at full capacity this summer and strategizing how to meet strong demand now and with what could be sustained growth, according to attendees of the 13th annual FeneVision ERP User Conference. The conference hosted 83 participants, a conference record, with people coming from 26 states and provinces and five countries. Half of... more »
  • Western Window Systems will be featured in the 2015 Pacific National Exhibition Prize Home. Built by modular homebuilder Karoleena, the 3,080-square-foot, LEED-certified residence was inspired by the lake view lot in Naramata, British Columbia where it will be relocated after the Fair. “We’re excited to be a part of the PNE Prize Home legacy,” says Ty Cranford, business... more »