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  •   Deceuninck North America welcomed Greg Koch as director of national fenestration sales. In this new role, Koch will help develop and manage national accounts as well as provide strategic direction in product research and development for new markets. He will also develop strategies and programs to meet customer needs. “Greg joins us with 29 years of technical, sales and... more »
  • The National Glass Association and the Window & Door Dealers Alliance are pleased to announce the appointment of Lynn Ishman as sales director. Ishman comes to NGA\WDDA as a veteran sales team leader, having served most recently as director of sales at Entertainment Publications HSP EP Acquisition. There, she created sales management systems and developed industry partnerships and client... more »
  • Soft‐Lite Windows appointed Cliff Langdon as its new vice president of Manufacturing. In his new position, Langdon will oversee several departments, including Production, Shipping and Engineering. Langdon comes to Soft‐Lite with more than 15 years experience in the window and door industry, serving as vice president of Operations for Sunrise Windows, and plant manager for Great Lakes Window. In... more »
  • Middleton, Wis.-based WTS Paradigm made the 33rd annual Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. The list represents a comprehensive look at America’s independent entrepreneurs.  The 2014 Inc. 500|5000, unveiled online at Inc.com and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc., is the most competitive crop in the list’s history,... more »
  • LaCantina Doors’ new class of multi-slide doors was named as one of the 100 Best New Products in 2014 by Professional Builder. LaCantina was selected from the thousands of products introduced to the readers and editors of the magazine in the past 12 months. LaCantina’s new class of multi slide combines the performance, strength and symmetry of high end lift & slide doors with the... more »
  •     Seals     Rinka The American Architectural Manufacturers Association announced two new staff appointments, including Jason Seals as certification manager and Rich Rinka as technical/industry affairs manager. Seals comes to AAMA with over 15 years of experience in the fenestration industry. As AAMA’s certification manager, he will direct all... more »
  • AGC Glass Company North America announced the rebranding of its Comfort E-PS, bringing the high-demand pyrolytic glass into alignment with the two new product families of low-emissivity coated glass products launched early last year: Energy Select for architectural applications and Comfort Select for residential applications. Comfort E-PS in 2.5mm, 3.0m, 4.0mm and 5.0mm is now Comfort Select 73.... more »
  •     Sen. Sherrod Brown, left, and Quanex general manager George Wilson Quanex Building Products hosted U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown to its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, located in Cambridge, Ohio, Wednesday, August 20. Senator Brown toured the facility and spoke to the executive team regarding proposed legislation to boost manufacturing innovation. “We are... more »
  • Window World's window products earned the Good Housekeeping Seal for the seventh consecutive year, according to a release from the company. Window World is one of only three companies in all of the home improvement industry to offer Good Housekeeping Seal-backed windows, it reports. Any product that has earned the Seal is backed by Good Housekeeping’s limited warranty, meaning if it is... more »
  • Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc., parent company of Simonton, Fypon and Therma-Tru, has signed an agreement to sell Simonton Windows to Ply Gem Holdings Inc., according to an FBHS press release issued today. The Simonton transaction is valued at approximately $130 million, or roughly 10 times 2014 EBITDA. The transaction’s closing is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to... more »