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  •   Simpson Door Co. appointed Phil Steklenski as vice president and general manager, succeeding Stacie Conkle, who will be retiring after 28 years with the company. Steklenski has a diverse background in the wood products industry, including positions with Bright Wood Corp. and Andersen Windows. "Phil has a breadth of experience in the wood products industry and has helped run... more »
  • Unique Home Designs Inc., manufacturer of residential security doors, screen doors and window guards, has announced a comprehensive agreement with Meshtec International Co. Ltd. to market a new line of security products in North America. The product line will provide a whole-house solution of security screens for entry doors, patio doors and windows. UHD will market these products through major... more »
  • Discover the all new YKK AP Texas Manufacturing Center located at 346 E. Belt Line Road, Suite 600, Coppell, Texas 75019, during an open house, Sept. 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tour the new facility and get to know YKK AP's team of dedicated local professionals as well as members of the YKK AP executive leadership team. Prizes, drawings, games, and give-aways will be available throughout the day... more »
  • Window World recently sold its 10,000,000th window, attributing strong sales even in weak economic conditions to its commitment to quality products at a low price. Window World has sold over 1,000,000 windows annually since 2009.    “Hitting the 10 million window mark is an incredible accomplishment, says Dana Deem, president of Window World. "We’re proud of the... more »
  • The National Glass Association \ Window & Door Dealers Alliance is pleased to announce the appointment of Emily Kay Thompson as editor of Window & Door.  Thompson comes to NGA\WDDA with 11 years of B2B publishing experience in print and electronic media, most recently as editor-in-chief at Printwear magazine. She replaces Stacey Freed, who will stay on at the magazine on a... more »
  • The global door market is expected to grow through 2019 due to rising construction activities across the globe, according to a Transparency Market Research study. In addition, the growing demand for doors for safety purposes such as fire and security, implemented in industries due to rising safety regulations is expected to drive the market. The global market for doors has been significantly... more »
  • Jeld-Wen agreed to pay $150,000 in penalties and $444,000 to swap out smoky wood stoves to make up for smokestack pollution from a lumber mill in Klamath Falls, Ore., during 2008-2010. The settlement was reached with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the state Department of Environmental Quality. An environmental law specialist for the state agency, Jenny Root, says there were four... more »
  • SIW Windows and Doors, manufacturer of impact windows and doors, appointed Lilly Adamo as its dealer sales director. Adamo comes with a wealth of experience and a proven track record for improving dealer acquisition and retention within the commercial and industrial industry. "We are very excited to have Lilly come on board," says Abe Lopez, CEO and president. "She has the... more »
  • Deceuninck NV, global manufacturer of PVC and composite window and door systems, acquired the leading Turkish PVC window profile producer, Pimas Plastik Insaat Malzemeleri A.S (Pimas). The acquisition makes Deceuninck the largest PVC window systems company in Turkey, the second largest PVC window market in Europe. “Today we announce the acquisition of Pimas, the pioneer window systems... more »
  • Universal Windows Direct Inc. celebrated the grand opening of its brand-new showroom in Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio in August. Over five hundred  people attended the grand opening event, complete with food trucks, appearances  from former Cleveland Browns players, and a silent-auction which benefitted “A Kid Again,” a local non-profit organization. Filled with displays of... more »