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  • Pella Corp. acquired Duratherm Windows Corp., a manufacturer and designer of customizable hardwood windows and doors located in Vassalboro, Maine. “It was a pleasant surprise to me when I received a call from Pella, especially since I wasn’t actively seeking to sell the business,” says Tim Downing, president at Duratherm. “This partnership creates exciting possibilities... more »
  • Adler Windows partnered with New York Cares to collect and donate coats to the homeless of New York City, under its newly launched campaign Adler Windows Keeping New York Warm. New York Cares has collected and donated over 1.7 million coats since it began its Coat Drive in 1989. In addition to donating a total of 500 coats, the Adler Windows team will collect coats from employees, clients and... more »
  • GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo drew nearly 9,000 attendees to Las Vegas last month, where more than 430 exhibiting companies displayed new products and solutions over 147,290 total net square feet of exhibit space. Attendees and exhibitors from 73 countries were treated to three days of product displays in four large halls at the Las Vegas Convention Center, along with peer... more »
  • The GlazeAlarm, first showcased Glasstec in 2014, released a target date for full production and delivery of Q1 2017. The GlazeAlarm is a home automation security product that allows glazing manufacturers to compete in the security space, the company reports. A patent-pending wireless shock- and humidity-sensor system, it is installed within a double-glazed unit during manufacture and will... more »
  • Pella Corp. named Alexandria Industries as a Premier Supply Partner. The award recognizes Alexandria Industries for its excellence in lean manufacturing, product cost and quality, on-time delivery and customer service. Pella representatives conducted an in-depth onsite audit of Alexandria Industries’ processes and services, evaluating its overall risk management, order fulfillment,... more »
  • Westeck Windows & Doors will open its seventh showroom in Kirkland, Washington. The window and door dealer will celebrate the expansion with a Grand Opening on Fri., Nov. 4 from 2 - 6 p.m. The new showroom is located at 8902 122nd Ave. NE, Kirkland, Washington, 98033.  more »
  • Western Window Systems introduced the Series 610 Single-Hung and Series 620 Sliding Window. The all-new window line replaces the Series 100, the company’s previous line of single-hung and sliding windows. Each window integrates with Western Window Systems’ large sliding glass doors and fixed windows. Both styles can be directly mulled to most of Western Window Systems’ product... more »
  •  GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo and the second annual Window & Door Dealer Days were a hit in Las Vegas.  GlassBuild 2016 featured more than 430 of the industry’s leading suppliers and drew nearly 9,000 visitors to the Las Vegas Convention Center for the three-day event. Twelve of those suppliers were found in The Dream Showroom, a popular focal point of... more »
  • 3M and Energy Products Distribution released a new technology, Thinsulate Window Film, which slows down the process of fading. Thinsulate not only helps to block out the sun’s heat in the summer, but it also helps to trap heat inside during the winter, providing extra insulation and comfort in colder months. The film is added to existing windows, providing a nearly invisible layer of... more »
  • Six exhibitors received “Best in Show” awards for their overall exhibit presence during GlassBuild America last week in Las Vegas. An anonymous panel of industry participants, representing every aspect of the glass, window and door industries, viewed the exhibits in the normal course of their show experience. The winners for 2016 are: Best Small Booth- SAF Best Medium Booth- GGI... more »