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  • Window & Door invites all window and door companies exhibiting at the upcoming International Builders' Show in Orlando to submit product information for a special product preview that will run exclusively on windowanddoor.com and in WDweekly. Fill out the information below by Friday, December 23 to be included. Please note: We will only feature one product per company.... more »
  • Last week, a federal judge in Texas blocked an Obama administration rule to extend mandatory overtime pay to more than 4 million salaried workers from taking effect, according to a report by Reuters. U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant agreed with over 20 states and a coalition of business groups, including the National Association of Manufacturers, that the rule is unlawful and granted their motion... more »
  • Western Window Systems will release an aluminum product family designed and built for markets in the Northwest, Northeast and Southeast regions. A total of 12 new moving glass walls and windows products will be released throughout 2017, providing open floor plans and indoor-outdoor living options, while addressing the energy, structural and hurricane-impact needs critical to each area, the... more »
  • ProVia held its first annual ProVia Leads Leadership Symposium entitled “Pathways Toward Sustainable Success” earlier this month. The ProVia Leads class of 2016 organized the event as a part of their leadership development experience. More than 190 community leaders attended. According to Bruce Hamsher, director of ProVia Leads, “During these sessions attendees learned how to... more »
  • LaCantina Doors’ new Vinyl Folding system received a 2016 Product Innovation Award from Architectural Products in the Windows/Doors/Openings category. The PIA awards identify and honor innovation in the development and refinement of commercial buildings-related products. This marks the third consecutive year that LaCantina has been awarded a PIA. A panel of 28 independent judges, including... more »
  • Adrian  Poulter Cox DeMeulenaere Pella Corp. filled four new vice president positions with internal employees: Cole Adrian, divisional vice president of luxury; Matt Poulter, divisional vice president of direct sales; Ben Cox, divisional vice president of sales subsidiaries; and Bill DeMeulenaere, vice president. Adrian has been with Pella for 20 years when he joined the... more »
  • Guardian Industries Corp. and Koch Industries Inc. today announced that Guardian stockholders have approved the acquisition of the company by KGIC Merger Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries. The deal is an all-cash transaction for the remaining 55.5 percent outstanding shares of Guardian Industries’ common stock not already owned by affiliates of Koch. “Guardian... more »
  • Gerkin Windows and Doors unveiled a new brand identity that company officials say has a more contemporary look and feel, including a new logo and website. The site features enhanced photography and video, newly designed product literature, a more robust product features and benefits area, and easier navigation. more »
  • BlueTarp Financial hired Sean Riley as regional sales manager covering New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia to meet demand in the Mid-Altantic area. Riley has over 25 years of sales and management experience and brings knowledge from multiple disciplines within the building supply industry. Previously, he owned a millwork distribution company and held several... more »
  • Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. celebrated its five-year anniversary as an independent company. The Company grew incrementally by deploying $1.4 billion in cash to complete several strategic acquisitions. The Company also repurchased more than $900 million in shares, in addition to initiating and steadily increasing its dividend. During this same period of time the Company nearly doubled... more »