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  • Chelsea Building Products promoted Gary Hartman (pictured at right, top) to vice president of sales and marketing. Hartman has been involved in the window and door industry for more than 30 years and has accumulated experience in marketing, sales, and product management.  A graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Marketing, Hartman began his career in the window... more »
  • Tim Harris, Quanex Building Products’ technical services manager, passed away Thursday, April 23, as a result of injuries sustained at a customer’s window and door facility. Harris spent more than 40 years as a fenestration industry professional, holding positions at Norton Sealants, Besten, Tremco, Truseal and, most recently, Quanex Building Products. Harris (pictured at right) was... more »
  • Pleotint LLC announced a distribution partnership with Tam Skylights that enables the Seattle-based company to offer Suntuitive glass with its skylight solutions for commercial and residential projects in the Pacific Northwest. “When used in combination with self-tinting Suntuitive glass, our skylights will be able to achieve strict requirements for solar heat gain, visible light, and... more »
  • Roto North America launched its enhanced Roto Fasco website which includes a number of features designed to improve customer usability for the site, the company reports. The updated website features streamlined navigation to product information, updated contact information, product brochures, as well as customer testimonials and company and industry news.  more »
  • Results of the 2015 Builder Brand Use Study show that Therma-Tru ranks highest with builders in the Quality Rating category for entry door brands. This represents an increase in positioning for Therma-Tru in the same category since the 2014 study.    The 2015 Brand Use Study also represents the 17th consecutive year that Therma-Tru has ranked highest in the category of Brands... more »
  • Western Window Systems partnered with Dwell magazine on the Monogram Modern Home, a custom-built, prefabricated home outfitted with luxury products that will travel the country in 2015. Built by Seattle-based Method Homes, the 825-square-foot modular unit is a variation on a model created by Chris Pardo Design: Elemental Architecture. Completely outfitted with Western Window Systems most... more »
  • The Architizer A+Award Jury selected ZNC (Zola no Compromise) by Zola Windows as the winner in the Building Products, Windows category. A global architecture award program, Architizer A+ Awards received entries from a 100 countries. A jury of more than 300 professionals including CEOs and founders from companies and organizations such as Zappos, Design Within Reach and MoMA selected the winners.... more »
  • Richards Building Supply named its “Gold Window Club” qualifiers at its recent sales convention. The award recognizes the company’s outside sales force.   The 2014 qualifiers include: Ken Szablewski, Dan Wajda, Paul McNeely, Tim Donohue, Steve Smith, Tim Lacy, John Todman Brian Poor, Dave Brush, Scott Marion, Tony Grear, Brad Rhodes, Bill Bowersox, Steve Jestis... more »
  • Sun Mountain Inc. opened a showroom in Park City. The Colorado-based company manufactures and distributes custom wood doors and flooring and operates four other showrooms in Colorado, North Carolina and California. The new showroom is located at 6400 N. Business Park Loop Road.  more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) released an updated document establishing performance requirements for fiber reinforced thermoset profiles for use in fenestration products. This document references test procedures and requirements for standard weathering performance of fiber reinforced thermoset profiles. It also addresses requirements covering design criteria, finish... more »