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  • Therma-Tru enhanced the size offerings for its Villager and Homeward decorative glass products for 2015.A variety of larger sizes of the Craftsman-style glass is now available in all five Classic-Craft door collections. New doorlite sizes include a full-lite at 25-inches by 66-inches, a 3/4-lite at 25-inches by 51-inches, a 2/3-lite at 25-inches by 42-inches, and a 1/2-lite at 25-inches by 35-... more »
  • The Window & Door Dealers Alliance, in conjunction with the National Glass Association, is launching Window & Door Dealer Days at GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo. The three-day event will take place, September 16-18, 2015, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. “As residential window and door companies evolve, so must their association, WDDA,”... more »
  • Experts spoke about Life Cycle Assessments (LCAs) and the intricacies that go into them, as well as addressed regulatory affairs at the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) 78th Annual Conference. Vik Ahuja, LEED AP and sales executive for the building and construction sector at PE International, and Kerry Haglund, executive director of the Efficient Windows Collaborative,... more »
  • ABC Supply Co. Inc. acquired the assets of the exterior building products division of The Ar-Jay Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The acquisition includes The Ar-Jay Center’s siding, window and door business, which will be integrated into ABC Supply’s Cedar Rapids branch. The Ar-Jay Center sales associates specializing in exterior building products will join ABC Supply’s Cedar... more »
  • AmesburyTruth entered into a definitive agreement to sell its non-fenestration custom extrusion business based in Ontario, California to VIP Rubber and Plastic Products. Under the terms of the agreement, AmesburyTruth will retain the fenestration custom extrusion business. AmesburyTruth will consolidate the custom extrusion business for fenestration products and relocate operations to Cannon... more »
  • Andersen announced that it is assuming operations of the Consolidation Center in Menomonie, Wis., from a third-party logistics provider. The center will become part of the Andersen Logistics network, adding more than 300 jobs to the company’s ranks. “This change is the next logical step in logistics integration to meet and exceed the needs of our customers,” says Sal Abbate,... more »
  • The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) received approval from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to publish the organization’s first set of residential standards. ANSI/BHMA A156.39-2015 Residential Locksets & Latches and ANSI/BHMA A156.40-2015 Residential Deadbolts are now published and available for purchase. Both standards establish performance... more »
  • In 2005, Kolbe launched the Continuous Improvement program. After 10 years, more than 1,000 events that improve efficiency and allow Kolbe to handle greater volume without lowering its high standards have taken place. As a result of the events, the program has led to 325,000 square feet of re-purposed floor space for new product lines, eliminating more than 1 million feet of unnecessary walking... more »
  • The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) promoted veteran staff member Lakisha Woods, CAE to chief marketing officer. This position will oversee all revenue-generating programs unrelated to NAHB's International Builders' Show exhibit space sales. Such activities will include sponsorship sales and partnerships with major national companies. The position also will identify new business... more »
  • The Atis Group has been acquired by a group of Quebec investors including Fonds de solidarité FTQ, Capital régional et coopératif Desjardins (CRCD) and Fondaction CSN, CNW reports. The window and door manufacturer was founded in 2004 with the acquisition of Laflamme Doors and Windows and Solarcan Doors and Windows. Robert Doyon will remain an Atis shareholder and stay on as the company's... more »