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  • 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 »
  • AmesburyTruth hired Mathieu Hebert as its new sales director for Canada. With more than 16 years of experience in the building materials industry, Hebert comes to AmesburyTruth from Jeld-Wen, where he was general manager of the Atlantic Millwork Distribution. more »
  • For the third consecutive year, Ply Gem Industries will host the ProTalk Education Series at the 2015 NAHB International Builders’ Show. Throughout the three-day event, Ply Gem will present more than 10 informational courses, several of which are NAHB approved for continuing education credits. The sessions will feature content relevant to show attendees such as connected home technology,... more »
  • Weather Shield Windows & Doors announces that its Employee LITE (Lives Inspired Through Employees) Foundation has collected more than $1.8 million in donations from employees since its inception in 2000. In the 14 years of the foundation, it has granted monies to organizations and individuals in need in and around the communities in which the company operates (Medford, Ladysmith, and Park... more »
  • FP2D, LLC, an Arizona-based construction services company, acquired Architectural Elements, LLC, a leading supplier and manufacturer of high quality doors and accessories for the domestic U.S. market. The company currently employees 25 people at its headquarters in Tucson, Ariz. “We are excited to have the addition of FP2D’s management team and expertise to assist in strategically... more »
  • Global Products introduced its new subsidiary, GPI Millworks, at the recent AMD Show in Tampa, Fla. The new company specializes in door components, PVC and pultruded fiberglass door panels, as well as PVC sliding doors. “The objective of the company is to work closely with the industry to design and supply key components to improve the efficiency, performance and ease of assembly of doors... more »
  • Integrity from Marvin Windows and Doors announces that its child safety and fall prevention solution is now available for its Wood-Ultrex and All Ultrex Glider windows. The new, factory-applied Window Opening Control Devices limit the window opening to less than 4 inches and require two distinct actions to disengage. The devices automatically reset when the window is returned to the closed... more »
  • Roto North America was honored with a plaque of recognition plaque from PRYSM Marketing, commemorating Roto’s 35th year in North America. The two companies share a productive partnership that focuses on the sales expansion of Roto Fasco products in the market. more »
  • AmesburyTruth hired a new director of marketing, Kevin Anez. With more than 21 years of experience in the building materials industry, Anez comes to AmesburyTruth from Viracon, where he was director of marketing and product management for the architectural commercial glass business. Prior to working for Viracon, Anez spent nearly 19 years with Andersen Corporation. more »
  • Peter Dixen has been named CEO of A+W Software GmbH. Dixen brings more than 20 years of glass and fenestration IT industry experience to his new role and is highly focused upon customer satisfaction and long-lasting partnerships with A+W customers. His previous experience includes 13 years as IT application and internal software development director for an international glass company, A+W support... more »