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  • LaCantina Doors was selected to the annual list of San Diego’s 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies in 2015 by the San Diego Business Journal. This is the 12th year of producing the listing, and LaCantina’s third consecutive appearance in it. The list represents the efforts of companies from many industries and disciplines that have succeeded by innovation sustaining their business... more »
  • Masonite International Corporation completed the sale of Premdor, S.A.S., Masonite’s door business in France, to an investment fund managed by Perceva S.A.S., a Paris-based independent investment firm, for nominal consideration. Premdor S.A.S. had net sales of approximately $127 million for the year ended December 28, 2014 and over 680 employees. “The sale of our business in France... more »
  • Five types of glazed units have been added to Press Glass’ acoustic glazed product line, which already includes 75 different acoustic glazed units. The new glazed units have the weighted acoustic resistance of 40 to 45 decibel. Each of the new types of glazed units have undergone appropriate tests and are properly certified for acoustic resistance, according to the company. more »
  • From August 1-31, 2015, homeowners can enter sponsored by Therma-Tru is sponsoring the 2015 Door Do-Over Sweepstakes throughout the month of August that will award one homeowner a new Therma-Tru fiberglass entry door system valued at $5,000. The sweepstakes is a component of "Door Do-Over Week," scheduled for August 3-8, 2015 and created by Therma-Tru. Both activities run in... more »
  • Welton Hong, leader of Ring Ring Marketing, Window & Door columnist and featured Express Learning speaker at this year’s GlassBuild America tradeshow, will join Google to present an exclusive webinar on the topic of Remarketing. The webinar will be held on Monday, August 10 at 11 a.m. PDT. “[The webinar will] illuminate one of the most powerful tools to increase conversions,... more »
  • David Fenske, owner of VinylDoc LLC, released his new “Product Display Pack;” a counter-top display unit that contains four of the company’s best-selling products, available through local suppliers. The first of the four products is the Shine-It Kit that removes simple scratches and buffs window frames. The Maintenance Kit fixes blemishes with sanding lubricants and cleans... more »
  • Global demand for windows and doors is projected to rise 5.9 percent annually through 2019 to $233 billion, according to a new study from The Freedonia Group Inc., a Cleveland-based industry research firm. Slowing growth in building construction spending in the Asia/Pacific region (the largest regional market for these products) will restrain demand gains. Window and door demand will accelerate... more »
  • World Millwork Alliance will hold its 51st Annual Convention & Tradeshow from October 31st through November 4th, 2015, in Atlanta at the Cobb Convention Centre and Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel.“Our annual convention and tradeshow is unique. Our members are dedicated and passionate about the millwork industry and it shows in the exhibits and the attendees at show,” says... more »
  • Western Window Systems has received an investment from PWP Growth Equity, a private equity fund affiliated with Perella Weinberg Partners that invests in leading growth-oriented, lower middle market companies. PWP Growth Equity is partnering with Scott Gates, who was named Western Window Systems CEO in August, and current management team for this transaction; Jason Funk and Scott Leach,... more »
  • Andersen Corporation released its fourth annual Corporate Sustainability Report: Window to a Better World. The CSR is available online and highlights the long-standing values, commitments and practices that connect Andersen’s heritage while looking forward to continued success along the sustainability journey, according to the company. “Our 2014 Sustainability Report shows how our... more »