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  • In honor of its 25th anniversary milestone reached on April 24, YKK AP America Inc.  kicked off a yearlong celebration on Wednesday, May 11 during a special ceremony at the company’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Dublin, Georgia. The event brought together YKK employees and dignitaries from the community and abroad for a celebration of the company’s... more »
  • LaCantina Doors hired John Conway as director of operations, who will oversee all aspects of operations from order intake to shipment of finished product, focusing on lean initiatives and advanced systems for overall efficiency and profitability. “I am very excited to have someone with John’s knowledge and experience in our senior leadership team to help drive us forward in what will... more »
  • LaCantina Doors earned the 2016 Pulse of the City News Customer Satisfaction Award for providing outstanding customer service. The Pulse research team analyzes research and information gathered from many sources, including online business and consumer user-review websites, blogs, social media, business-rating services, and other credible sources, to determine a yearly rating for each company.... more »
  • During an industry forum on May 4, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association hosted representatives from the Center of Disease Control & Prevention, who are seeking assistance from fenestration experts in combating the Zika Virus in Puerto Rico. Industry representatives suggested products and generated ideas to screen windows and doors in Puerto Rican homes in order to reduce... more »
  • Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Dr. David Danielson announced the second round of funding for the Energy Department’s Technologist in Residence program. At its core, the new program aims to strengthen lab-industry relationships to support industry needs and leverage the national lab network for strategic, long-term, collaborative R&D. Up to $2.3 million... more »
  • The National Glass Association and the Window & Door Dealers Alliance are pleased to announce that registration for GlassBuild America: The Glass Window & Door EXPO is open. Returning to Las Vegas October 19-21, GlassBuild America 2016 will feature Express Learning, the 11th annual Glazing Executives Forum, the 2nd annual Window & Door Dealer Days, and The... more »
  • Western Window Systems promoted Ty Cranford to architectural director. In his new role, in addition to being a solutions-based liaison, Cranford will lead the development of new relationships with the architectural community, focusing initially on the California market before building a team to help grow the Western Window Systems brand across the region and the country.  “... more »
  • Winning products in the 2016 Parade of Products Awards include Andersen Windows’ VeriLock Security Sensors, PowerView Motorization from Hunter Douglas, FutureFlash waterproofing membrane from MFM Building Products Corp., and Phantom Screens' Retractable Screens. The POP @ PCBC Awards honor outstanding achievements in new product development. The entries for this year’... more »
  • Semco Windows and Doors, a family owned company, is celebrating 75 Years of business in the window and door industry. Highlights this year include a newly launched mobile-friendly website with updated product offerings, easy navigation and increased user interactivity, accessible via Semco's quoting software, DesignPro. DesignPro allows quicker access to changing product offerings, according to... more »
  • U.S. window and door sales strengthened in the first quarter of 2016 due to a 14.5 percent increase in housing starts and a 12.5 percent rise in nonresidential building construction spending. Metal door sales received a boost from double-digit increases in nonresidential building construction over the past two years. Wood door and all window sales also benefited from the surge in single-family... more »