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  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association is partnering with the Cold Climate Housing Research Center, an industry-based, nonprofit corporation in Fairbanks, Alaska, created to facilitate the development, use and testing of energy-efficient, durable, healthy and cost-effective building technologies for people living in circumpolar regions around the globe. Effective immediately, AAMA... more »
  • NanaWall introduced its new Aluminum Framed Folding Glass Wall, Bearricade, designed for security, strength and weather protection in a large glass opening of up to 38 feet wide. “With their immense weight and large stature, bears learn to enter homes by pushing open French doors, windows, and even breaking the glass on typical sliding glass doors," says NanaWall Systems CEO Ebrahim... more »
  • The National Fenestration Rating Council announced five newly elected members of the 2016 Board of Directors: Fenestration Industry (Commercial): Greg McKenna, Kawneer, Inc/Alcoa Laboratory: Jeff Baker, WESTLab General Interest (Unspecified): Mahabir Bhandari, Oak Ridge National Laboratory General Interest (Not for profit institute of research or higher education): Ravi... more »
  • Ring Ring Marketing will hold a free webinar on November 17, at 11:00 a.m. PST to educate window and door dealers on how to leverage Google Analytics to increase their phone calls.  The webinar will cover how to set up and log in to Google Analytics as well as a step-by-step instruction on navigating the program. It will also demonstrate how users can track data such as the number of... more »
  • Solar Innovations Inc. received a patent for its adjustable door catch hardware design. The adjustable door catch was designed for swing and pivot-style doors and is said to provide accurate tension to slow, stop, and hold a door panel. The company designed the product specifically for use with custom specialty doors that often include panels too large for traditional door hardware. Solar’s... more »
  • Quanex Building Products appointed Daniel Marston to territory sales manager for Quanex’s North Central territory. Prior to joining Quanex, Marston spent 30 years with Jeld-Wen where he held several roles, including vice president of operations, coordinating group manager, general manager and production manager. During his tenure, he developed a new market concept that resulted in... more »
  • Robert Williams, the recently retired president of The RiteSceen Company, passed away on October 18, 2015 in his beach home in Indian Shores, Florida. He was surrounded by all of his immediate family.Williams joined Metal Industries in the early 1980s as a salesman and worked his way through the system to become the vice president of sales. When the owners of Metal Industries decided to split the... more »
  • In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Window World participated in September’s St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer. This event helped Window World’s charitable arm, Window World Cares, surpass the $5.3 million mark in funds raised for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  Window World Cares supports the children and families of St. Jude through year-round... more »
  • During the American Architectural Manufacturers Association 2015 National Fall Conference, volunteers filled backpacks with school supplies to benefit children at seven Title I elementary schools in the Cambridge, Maryland area. A total of 500 backpacks were filled and distributed during the event.“Education is extremely important to AAMA,” says Rich Walker, AAMA’s president and... more »
  • The entrepreneurial success story of Crystal Window & Door Systems and its top executives, CEO Thomas Chen and COO Steve Chen, are among the stories featured in the third season of Crain's New York Stories television show. The weekly program, which airs on the New York City Life regional cable network, highlights the success, failures, determination and resiliency of entrepreneurs across the... more »