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  • Houzz Inc. released the Q3 2016 Houzz Renovation Barometer, which tracks confidence in the home renovation market among industry professionals. According to the survey, labor shortages continue to be a challenge, with nearly four in five remodelers and design-build firms reporting moderate to severe labor shortages of skilled trades and general laborers. Half of general contractors, remodelers... more »
  • Western Window Systems launched its redesigned Volume Program website, westernvolumeprogram.com. The updated site builds on innovative features and a clean design that offers a more engaging experience when learning about the company’s Volume Program and products. The site allows users to better interact with Western Window Systems’ Volume Program online. By hovering over a link, a... more »
  • GlassBuild America attendees will find high-performance products for every region and every design concept at Guardian Glass’ Booth #1028, Oct. 19-21. Guardian’s residential and commercial offerings illustrate advanced energy performance, a variety of glass appearances, operational flexibility and more, the company reports.  “Energy performance requirements in building... more »
  • AmesburyTruth developed plans to construct a center of excellence manufacturing facility in Statesville, North Carolina. The new state-of the-art building will enable the design, development, testing, and manufacturing for window and door components. The new facility will positively position AmesburyTruth for future growth, company officials report. “The construction industry... more »
  • AmesburyTruth named James Larson as chief operating officer. Larson brings over 10 years of fenestration manufacturing experience to his new position. Larson held internal positions as director of operations for Balance Manufacturing, vice president of Hardware Operations and his current role as vice president of Global Supply Chain. Larson complements his AmesburyTruth experience... more »
  • GlassBuild America will host 439 exhibiting companies in Las Vegas next week, Oct. 19-21. Exhibitor numbers are up over last year, as is advanced attendee registration—up 27 percent over last year—indicating there are many in the industry who don't want to miss out on this once-a-year opportunity to grow and improve businesses. The event, in conjunction with Window & Door Dealer... more »
  • Oknoplast Group is the latest Silver Sponsor for the Window & Door Dealers Alliance Window & Door Dealer Days, taking place at GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door EXPO, from Oct. 19-20 in Las Vegas. Oknoplast Group manufactures PVC and aluminum windows and doors in Europe, with three production facilities, three window brands, business units in several countries and a network... more »
  • Coinciding with National Manufacturing Week, Crystal Window & Door Systems celebrated its first full year in Northeast Pennsylvania with an Anniversary Open House on Oct. 5. During the past year, the company renovated a significant portion of the building, started producing windows and hired almost 50 employees. Over 75 guests including members of the local business community, government... more »
  • Employees at Pella Corp. and its Baton Rouge distributor will donate almost $50,000 to support the recovery from August floods in Baton Rouge. An internal two-week fundraising effort that included a 200 percent match from the Pella Rolscreen Foundation raised $24,000. Team members at the Pella distributor in Baton Rouge raised another $15,000. In addition to these contributions, Pella granted $10... more »
  • Endura Products Inc. filed a patent infringement lawsuit against GPI Millworks. The lawsuit asserts, among other things, that GPI allegedly infringed Endura’s rights in certain U.S. patents, granted by the U.S. Government and owned by Endura, related to two of Endura’s door component products, which the lawsuit asserts are being marketed and sold by GPI Millworks as the Outswing Door... more »