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  • Chelsea Building Products Inc. acquired the assets for the Everlast Polymeric Cladding System, including the brand and full distribution rights, from American Builders and Contractors Supply Co. (ABC Supply). With this acquisition, Chelsea Building Products will be the sole manufacturer/marketer of the Everlast Polymeric Cladding products. The Everlast Polymeric Cladding products have been... more »
  • After news broke Thursday, July 21, of the $750 million PPG-Vitro acquisition deal expected to close by the end of 2016, officials from the National Fenestration Rating Council spoke with Paul Bush, director of technical services at PPG and vice chair for the NFRC. In the interview, Bush noted that 240 years of glass technology are coming together to better serve customers. “These... more »
  • Manufacturing Day will be held October 7, 2016, with events happening at manufacturing locations across the country. Officials from the National Association of Manufacturers, co-organizer of the event, are looking for endorsing companies. Becoming an official Endorser of MFG Day is free and shows that the organization supports a day created for the manufacturing community, according to NAM. The... more »
  • MFM Building Products reached an agreement with Peak Sales & Marketing to represent MFM in the states of Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota and South Dakota. Peak Sales & Marketing was founded in 1985 and serves one- and two-step building products distributors with support through architect and builder promotion, training and marketing support. Tom Braun and Will Halstead, partners in... more »
  • Pella Corporation acquired Reilly Windows & Doors, a manufacturer and designer of custom window walls and doors for builders and architects. Terms of the sale were not disclosed.   “From the very beginning, the reputation and breadth of offering from Reilly Windows & Doors has grown due to the beauty and superiority of our products,” says Michael Reilly, founder and... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association released an updated document describing the test procedures and performance requirements for pigmented organic coatings applied to aluminum, fiber reinforced thermoset or wood and cellulosic composite profiles for windows, doors, wall panels, skylights, sloped glazing and similar products. The update clarified the requirements for outdoor or... more »
  • Adler Windows appointed Bernard Walker as the firm's design/solutions sales representative. Prior to joining Adler Windows, Walker was an in-home design consultant and field representative for Renewal by Andersen of Westchester, Putnam, New York, and Fairfield, Connecticut, counties. Walker has experience in both construction and public relations. “Bernie's areas of expertise make him... more »
  • Deceuninck North America formalized its Energex Alliance program, which currently includes six fabricators as inaugural members. The alliance began nearly a decade ago as a loose network of three Midwestern fabricators, and has grown both in number of fabricators and geographic reach, Deceuninck officials report. The Energex Alliance provides members access to Deceuninck North America’s... more »
  • LaCantina Doors teamed up with the television series Home Free, donating their folding and multi slide door system for a second season of the series. LaCantina’s Folding System will be featured in this Thursday’s episode, July 28, and LaCantina’s Multi Slide system is the focal point of the ultimate dream home.  more »
  • The Northeast Window & Door Association wrapped up its two-day Summer Meeting, held July 18-19. The conference featured informative speakers, supplier sponsor displays, the Association's Board meeting, a golf outing and an evening networking reception. A common thread among several presentations was the topic of Millennials and their impact on the business world, from the importance of social... more »