Latest News

  • Just shy of two-thirds of baby boomers would like to buy a single-detached home, according to the study “Housing Preferences of the Boomer Generation: How They Compare to Other Home Buyers,” the result of a nationwide 2015 survey by the National Association of Home Builders. The survey of recent and prospective home buyers discusses how various designs influence the home purchase... more »
  • The safety, security and quality of windows, doors and facades will be hot topics at Fensterbau Frontale, held March 16-19 in Nuremburg, Germany. The show “Success through Safety, Quality + Security,” at booths 415 and 515 in Hall 1, will provide information on standards, laws, testing processes and quality assurance, as well as the monitoring and certification of building components... more »
  • The “Golden Window” award will be handed out for the first time at Fensterbau Frontale, held March 16-19 in Nuremburg, Germany. The award, given out since 2012 by Russian publisher OKNA Media to the 20 leading window manufacturing companies in Russia for excellence in customer advisory services, will be presented on March 18 at 3 p.m. in the Seoul Room of the Exhibition Centre... more »
  • The Sovereign Company received 18001 certification from Occupational Health and Safety Advisory Services, recognizing the development and implementation of safety programs which provide and maintain safe working conditions. “Achieving the 18001 certification validates the success of Sovereign’s commitment to worker safety and our quality management systems,” says Frances Austin... more »
  • Veka will display a variety of products in its 1,000 square meter, two-story stand at Fensterbau Frontale, held March 16-19 in Nuremburg, Germany. Among the products Veka will showcase is the Softline 70 MB window system, which can be integrated into home automation, allowing ventilation, heating or shading solutions to be incorporated into smart home concepts. The system can attain U-factors of... more »
  • The National Association of Women in Construction is celebrating Women in Construction Week, March 6 through 12. NAWIC chapters will celebrate with community service projects, jobsite tours, membership drives, children’s activities, hands-on workshops, fundraisers and school programs. “NAWIC’s core purpose is enhancing the success of women in the construction industry,”... more »
  • American Insulated Glass is adding 32,000 square feet to its 40,000 square foot production facility in Conley, Georgia. Development planning started eight months ago and the company expects increased production in June. The expansion will add a full convection double-bay furnace that the company says will improve tempered glass quality, an additional insulated glass line, an automated cutting... more »
  • Crystal Window & Door Systems secured a dedicated trailer fleet of 10 trailers to provide logistical services for its product shipments beyond the New York metro area and throughout the East Coast, Midwest and other regions. "We now have such large volumes outside the New York area that we needed greater logistical support to provide the service our customers have come to expect from us... more »
  • Door dealers and lumberyards will be able to purchase Jeld-Wen products from U.S. Lumber in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware and Virginia, starting in mid-2016. U.S. Lumber will pre-hang and distribute the complete line of Jeld-Wen Doors. “[This partnership] will provide our customers with a level of knowledge and responsiveness that is unmatched in the industry,” says... more »
  • Linetec expanded its flat sheet program with more than 20 sizes in stock and special orders able to meet most sizes and thicknesses. Paint and anodize-quality sheets are available and can be finished in a variety of colors including custom matches. Shipping is managed by Linetec through a common carrier trucking company.   more »