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  • Window World recently celebrated the fifth annual “Window World Day” with patients of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The “Jingle Bell Jamboree” themed party was a celebration to honor the patients of St. Jude and their families. There, Chairman and CEO Tammy Whitworth presented the hospital with a check for $4.7 million in honor of the company’s total... more »
  • Matt Szymanski has joined Roto North America as the U.S. Sales Manager, Fasco products. Szymanski brings 14 years of successful sales experience in the fenestration industry to the company, with an emphasis on door hardware. He will work closely with Roto’s existing sales team to generate new business activities for sliding patio door and sash lock hardware. According to Dan Gray, director... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association updated and released AAMA 904, "Voluntary Specification for Multi-Bar Hinges in Window Applications." Last updated in 2009, the document describes test methods, procedures, materials and performance criteria for determining the durability of this type of hinge. The test method was created solely by AAMA members and is a 100 percent... more »
  • Renny Pierangeli, president of Strybuc Industries, passed away November 22, 2014, in Philadelphia. He was 64 years old. For more than 30 years, Pierangeli directed the company toward dramatic growth with his leadership and vision. He spearheaded all acquisitions and “considered all employees as part of the Strybuc family,” the company said in a statement. “He saw all people as... more »
  • The Bayport and Stillwater fire departments responded to a fire at Andersen Windows in Bayport, Minn. Dec. 2, The Stillwater Gazette reported. According to Bayport Fire Chief Mark Swenson, who also works for Andersen, the fire was in an outbuilding with a lot of sawdust. He said the fire was small but the sawdust created a lot of smoke. No injuries were reported, and Swenson said firefighters... more »
  • Roto North America expanded its European product offering for window and door manufacturers in the U.S. and Canada to include six product lines. According to Chris Dimou, CEP of Roto North America, the expansion is in response to the growth and demand in this segment. “With two manufacturing locations in North America and additional technical support, we are uniquely positioned to offer... more »
  • Sierra Door Co. donated 2,150 AugustaWood solid wood interior doors to Houston Habitat for Humanity. Transportation and delivery support were provided by Sierra customer DW Distribution.  The donation included a variety of door heights, widths and styles within the AugustaWood product line and will be sold through the Houston Habitat ReStore. Proceeds aid the organization’s objective... more »
  • Window World, Inc., recently participated in St. Jude’s “Give thanks. Walk.” The company was identified as the top corporate fundraiser for the Charlotte area with over $18,000 fundraised. Nationwide, Window World participated in the walk with 28 teams and raised more than $106,000 through a combination of fundraising and sponsorships in local areas. “St. Jude remains... more »
  • AWP Windows and Doors announced it has implemented optimizer technology to significantly improve glass yields in its manufacturing process. “This represents a significant next step for AWP to capitalize on this half-milliondollar investment to produce high quality products with even greater efficiency. These advances are part of a larger ongoing strategy to improve our manufacturing... more »
  • Functional Fenestration Inc. promoted Jim Roberts to president and COO, and elected him to the company’s board of directors. Roberts previously served as executive vice president at FFI. As an industry professional with decades of experience in domestic and European hardware, Roberts’ previous positions include president of Winkhaus North America and sales leadership roles at Weiser... more »