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  • Masonite International Corporation announced that its executive vice president and chief financial officer, Mark J. Erceg, will leave the company effective May 18, 2015 to become the executive vice president and chief financial officer of Canadian Pacific Railway. The company reports it has undertaken a process to replace Erceg. “I am proud of the work done over the past five years to... more »
  • The Marvin Companies acquired 100 percent ownership of TruStile Doors LLC.  Marvin plans to run TruStile as a separate business unit within The Marvin Companies. There will be no changes made to the way that TruStile currently services its national network of dealer partners, according to the company. TruStile’s current senior management team, led by president and CEO Scott Schmid,... more »
  • PGT Industries’ application for state incentive funds as part of the Sustainable Energy Economic District (SEED) Incentive Program received unanimous approval by the Sarasota Board of County Commissioners. PGT is now eligible to receive up to $300,000 in incentives, CNN Money reported. The SEED funds are made available by the state of Florida as part of the Energy Economic Zone (EEZ) Pilot... more »
  • Allegion plc, a leading global security products and solutions provider, signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Brio, a division of RMD Industries Pty Ltd. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter. Allegion Senior Vice President and President of Asia Pacific William Yu says the acquisition of Brio will allow Allegion to enter the sliding and folding door... more »
  • Chelsea Building Products promoted Gary Hartman (pictured at right, top) to vice president of sales and marketing. Hartman has been involved in the window and door industry for more than 30 years and has accumulated experience in marketing, sales, and product management.  A graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Marketing, Hartman began his career in the window... more »
  • Tim Harris, Quanex Building Products’ technical services manager, passed away Thursday, April 23, as a result of injuries sustained at a customer’s window and door facility. Harris spent more than 40 years as a fenestration industry professional, holding positions at Norton Sealants, Besten, Tremco, Truseal and, most recently, Quanex Building Products. Harris (pictured at right) was... more »
  • Pleotint LLC announced a distribution partnership with Tam Skylights that enables the Seattle-based company to offer Suntuitive glass with its skylight solutions for commercial and residential projects in the Pacific Northwest. “When used in combination with self-tinting Suntuitive glass, our skylights will be able to achieve strict requirements for solar heat gain, visible light, and... more »
  • Roto North America launched its enhanced Roto Fasco website which includes a number of features designed to improve customer usability for the site, the company reports. The updated website features streamlined navigation to product information, updated contact information, product brochures, as well as customer testimonials and company and industry news.  more »
  • Results of the 2015 Builder Brand Use Study show that Therma-Tru ranks highest with builders in the Quality Rating category for entry door brands. This represents an increase in positioning for Therma-Tru in the same category since the 2014 study.    The 2015 Brand Use Study also represents the 17th consecutive year that Therma-Tru has ranked highest in the category of Brands... more »
  • Western Window Systems partnered with Dwell magazine on the Monogram Modern Home, a custom-built, prefabricated home outfitted with luxury products that will travel the country in 2015. Built by Seattle-based Method Homes, the 825-square-foot modular unit is a variation on a model created by Chris Pardo Design: Elemental Architecture. Completely outfitted with Western Window Systems most... more »