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  • Houzz Inc. released its Q1 2016 Houzz Renovation Barometer, which tracks confidence in the home renovation market among industry professionals. The Q1 2016 Barometer readings reflect strong quarter-over-quarter confidence for all industry groups and indicate a seasonal uptick in market activity. “While Barometer readings continue to reflect year-over-year market improvements across... more »
  • DSA Doors opened a new service center in Mooresville, North Carolina as a value-added resource for its distributors. DSA’s main service center is located in Raleigh and an additional satellite showroom is in Wilmington, North Carolina. DSA plans to open a new location June 1 in Franklin, Tennessee with future plans for locations in Florida. Localizing DSA products and services in core... more »
  • Innovative Chemical Products Group acquired Fomo Products Inc., which it will integrate into its ICP Adhesives and Sealants Inc. division. “We are enthusiastic to join the ICP Adhesives team,” says Stefan Gantenbein, president and COO of Fomo Products. “The opportunity for continued growth and our complementary cultures make this an ideal fit.” Gantenbein was named... more »
  • Quaker Windows and Doors opened a new vinyl window and door manufacturing facility in Vienna, Missouri. The new 185,000 square foot facility will allow Quaker to significantly increase production capacity of its residential and light commercial vinyl products, the company reports, and says it has experienced considerable growth across the U.S. in all its sales divisions. “This new... more »
  • Adi Amit, Esq., partner at law firm Lubell Rosen, recently obtained a win on summary judgment on all issues in favor of Window Mart Inc./WM International Group LLC and its owners against a former employee who claimed to have been owed overtime pay. The court entered final judgment in the defendants' favor without the need for trial. Amit argued that the plaintiff could not sustain his overtime... more »
  •   Pella Corp. appointed Tim Yaggi as its new president and chief executive officer. “We conducted an extensive, nationwide search focused on finding a proven leader with profound experience, a strong commitment to profitable growth, and who shared our culture and values,” said Chairman of the Board and interim President and CEO Adam Farver. “We found all of... more »
  • CRL-U.S. Aluminum appointed Dave Nelson as the new manager of its Service Center in Orlando, Florida. Nelson’s primary role will be to develop new business in one of the company’s busiest markets. Nelson joined CRL-U.S. Aluminum when the company acquired Sommer & Maca over eight years ago. For the past several years, Nelson served as Sales Manager for the Orlando territory. He has... more »
  • Window & Door magazine is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Crystal Achievement Awards through Friday, May 27. The annual Crystal Achievement Awards recognize residential window and door manufacturers and component suppliers for their contributions to the industry. In 2016, winners will be recognized in the following categories: Manufacturer AwardsMost Innovative WindowMost Innovative... more »
  • Sherwin-Williams introduced KEM Aqua 3001, a waterborne acrylic topcoat for application on vinyl windows, trim, shutters and doors that is designed to Meet AAMA 613 performance standards for weathering and film integrity.Available in satin and semi-gloss sheens, KEM Aqua 3001 can be used on heat-sensitive vinyl building products such as windows and doors in multifamily and residential new... more »
  • Soft-Lite Windows introduced a high-performance double-pane glass option to ensure that all Soft-Lite windows continue to qualify for the Energy Star label. The new glass, Low-E Northern Energy Star Zone (NEZ), is available exclusively on Soft-Lite’s Barrington double-hung, two- and three-lite slider and on picture window models. Low-E NEZ incorporates double-pane glass, argon gas and a... more »