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  • The Dwyer Group Inc., parent company of numerous service-based franchise brands including Glass Doctor, today announced it has been acquired for the second time by The Riverside Company, a private equity fund with locations in North America, Europe and Asia. The deal with the global investment firm renews a collaboration between two growing and successful organizations, according to company... more »
  • The Window and Door Manufacturers Association's recently released Window and Entry Door 2014 U.S. Market Study shows continued growth for the entry door market through 2015. The study, prepared, researched and analyzed by Metrostudy and the Virginia Center for Housing Research at Virginia Tech, forecasts modest market growth in the overall entry door market growth of 5.1 percent for 2014 and 4.9... more »
  • Western Window partnered with the Earthwise Group LLC to manufacture Earthwise window products, continuing the westward expansion of the national network of locally owned, independent manufacturers of windows and doors. Western's manufacturing plant in Nampa, Idaho, will be the 18th Earthwise manufacturing facility in the United States and will serve customers in Idaho, Utah, Nevada and eastern... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association will host an online contest on both LinkedIn and Twitter every Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively, at 2:30 p.m. EDT from Aug. 5 through Sept. 3. The contest will feature quiz questions from AAMA’s FenestrationMasters program. Each Tuesday, one quiz question will be asked in AAMA’s LinkedIn group and a different quiz question will... more »
  • What are the top three action items window and door dealers should consider for their website in the coming year? Quanex Building Products team member Michael Schwabe will help answer that question during his Express Learning session, ”How to Make Your Website Work for You” at GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, Sept. 10, at 2:30 p.m. In addition to helping... more »
  • Pleotint, LLC has entered into a distribution partnership with H Window Company of Ashland, Wis., that enables H Window to incorporate Suntuitive glass into its full window and door product lines. H Window manufactures new and replacement windows for residential, commercial, institutional and government projects across the country. The manufacturer's aluminum/wood composite... more »
  • Jim Lett of A.B.E. Doors and Windows and Mason Harper of Nu-Vu Glass will lead an interactive breakout session at the 2014 Dealers Forum, Sept. 10, on successful business strategies currently employed by window and door dealers. Designed as a roundtable discussion, the session will provide attendees the opportunity to share their approaches to website development, advertising, showroom design,... more »
  • La Loma Windows & Doors named Randy Nagle as vice president of Sales and Marketing. Nagle has led local market, regional and national companies as sales manager, regional manager, general manager and national director. “We are excited to have someone with Randy’s knowledge and experience join the La Loma team," says Eduardo Aguirre, president and CEO. "La Loma is... more »
  • Deceuninck North America added Pat Dixon to its Technical Services Team as a technical services specialist. In this role, Dixon is responsible for new customer start-ups, which includes the analysis, selection, procurement and implementation of window manufacturing equipment. He also coordinates the efforts of personnel from equipment manufacturers, tooling vendors, hardware suppliers and... more »