Latest News

  • Andersen will add equipment and expand its facilities in Cottage Grove and North Branch, Minn., Minnesota Public Radio reported. The announcement comes on the heels of an $18 million expansion at the company's Bayport facility, which accounts for about 100 of an expected 300 new jobs. The jobs will be added throughout this and next year at the three facilities. Andersen is expanding operations... more »
  • Duratherm Window Corporation made a major upgrade to its production process, Plant Automation.com reported.  The new technology, the Wizard/Drillex machine center, offers Duratherm clients the opportunity for custom, precision joinery, uncompromising detailing, shorter production times, the company reports.  “This program of modernizing our plant layout and capabilities, working... more »
  • As part of its year-round agenda to support window safety and awareness, The Window Safety Task Force sponsors annual National Window Safety Week, observed April 5-11. The week coincides with the arrival of spring, when homeowners naturally want to open their windows and let in fresh air, according to nsc.org. During this time, NSC and the Task Force encourage homeowners and caregivers to think... more »
  • For the second time, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized Pella with its 2015 Energy Star Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence Award. Selected as an Energy Star Partner of the Year for the eighth time, the EPA Sustained Excellence Award distinguishes the company's continuing dedication to the development and promotion of energy-efficient products and the education of... more »
  • ProVia received a 2015 Energy Star Award for Excellence in Energy Star Promotion for its efforts to promote energy-efficient products. ProVia’s accomplishments will be recognized in Washington, D.C. on April 20, 2015. ProVia, an Energy Star partner since 2002, is being honored for its work to educate consumers about the importance of energy efficiency and increase awareness of Energy Star... more »
  • Simpson Door Company expanded its WaterBarrier technology to be available for virtually any of its door designs, including ones with raised or flat panels, ovolo or shaker profiles and divided lites. With advances in its production capabilities, the company now offers the water-resistive technology for more than 100 additional door and sidelight designs in its Mastermark Collection, Craftsman... more »
  • Developing policies designed to enhance American manufacturing and secure American manufacturing jobs was one of the main topics discussed during a recent visit by Congressman Joe Courtney (D-CT) to Roto Frank of America. Congressman Courtney, accompanied by Field Representative Gene Tewskbury, was invited to Roto Frank of America Inc. to meet with Chris Dimou, president and CEO and Debra Wallis... more »
  • In recognition of National Window Safety Week, observed April 4-11, Jeld-Wen released a new infographic that provides a high level overview of tips and facts about window safety (shown, right). Each year, more than 3,300 children are seriously injured from window falls, with about eight of those falls resulting in death. Jeld-Wen Windows & Doors has responded to this safety issue with... more »
  • MFM Building Products reached an agreement with Camferdam Management Company, Inc. to represent MFM in the state of Arkansas and Michael Scott Enterprises to represent MFM in the state of Mississippi. The agreements for both representatives starts April 2015. Jim Camferdam of Camferdam Management Company, Inc., has more than 39 years of experience serving the building products industry. He... more »
  • MI Windows and Doors offers a new SuperCapSR silver color coating on its HomeMaker3 vinyl windows. The new silver color has a clear anodized appearance, meeting the needs of residential and commercial new construction and replacement markets.SuperCapSR is a unique color-coating system manufactured by Quanex Building Products. The SuperCapSR color coating system creates a molecularly fused color... more »