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  • Cascade Windows, a Northwest vinyl window and door manufacturer and portfolio company of Altamont Capital Partners, announced the acquisition of Paramount Windows, one of the largest window manufacturers in Arizona. The acquisition is expected to significantly boost Cascade’s production capacity and broaden its geographic reach to become one of the largest vinyl window manufacturers in the... more »
  • Window World earned the “Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Windows and Doors” ranking from J.D. Power for the second consecutive year, based on the results of the 2014 Windows and Patio Doors Satisfaction Study, released earlier this week. The study results are based on feedback from more than 2,300 customers who purchased windows or patio doors in the previous 12 months. Window... more »
  • IWM Acquisition Corp. purchased Ideal Window Manufacturing Inc., on June 23. Ideal Window will keep its headquarters in Bayonne, N.J., and the company's current management and organizational staff will remain intact. John Schack, current general manager, will take over the role of president. John Parker, current vice president of Operations, will take on the role of chief operating officer.... more »
  •   INTIGRAL, an integrated insulating glass fabricator for window and door manufacturers, appointed Mike Burk to director, Workforce Development. Burk joins INTIGRAL with more than 25 years of industry experience and an extensive background in training and development. He most recently served as a product sales specialist for Quanex Building Products. “As a company, we have... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association, Canadian Standards Association and Window & Door Manufacturers Association released a User Guide to the 2011 AAMA/WDMA/CSA 101/I.S.2/A440, North American Fenestration Standard/Specification for windows, doors, and skylights. The result of a multi-year effort by the three associations, the NAFS User Guide has received final approval and is... more »
  • Cascade Windows named Philip Mahaney plant manager for its Salt Lake City factory. Mahaney most recently worked as the operations manager for Atrium and previously was the plant manager for Serious Energy. He has over 18 years of experience in the manufacturing industry and has held positions in continuous improvement, quality management and plant management. “Our success lies in... more »
  • Raleigh, N.C.-based Stock Building Supply opened a new lumber and building materials distribution facility in Troutman, N.C., which will serve the nearby Charlotte metro area. The full-service distribution facility, design center and showroom is a response to growing customer demand in the area and will aid the existing Rock Hill, S.C., store in serving the area. With 69 facilities, Stock... more »
  • Maritech Windows, the Carollton, Texas, manufacturer of vinyl windows and patio doors, filed for voluntary Chapter 7 bankruptcy in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas Dallas Division. According to court documents, filed May 23, the company anticipates there "will be no funds available for distribution to unsecured creditors." Under Chapter 7 bankruptcy, all... more »
  •         Phil James, president and CEO of the National Glass Association and the Window and Door Dealers Alliance, has announced his transition to president and CEO emeritus. NGA senior executive Nicole Harris succeeds him as president and CEO of the organizations, assuming control over all daily operations on June 20, 2014. As president and CEO emeritus, James will... more »
  • Pleotint LLC announced a distribution partnership with Polar Seal Windows Corp. of Grand Rapids, Mich., enabling Polar Seal to incorporate Suntuitive glass into its product line, according to a Pleotint release. With 64 years of experience, Polar Seal is a family owned and operated residential window manufacturer and installer, serving Michigan and Northern Indiana. Polar Seal provides windows... more »