• Windows
    Windows and doors from Kolbe are now offered with Lamboo, an engineered laminated veneer bamboo, as an interior wood option. Selected from more than 1,600 species of bamboo, Lamboo products are manufactured from four of the strongest, fast growing and sustainable species, and can help achieve points in the LEED rating system, it is noted. Similar in density to hard maple, Lamboo has no knots or... more »
  • Installation & Trim
    New textured urethane products—including window and door trim and surrounds, shutters, mouldings, beams, and a variety of other millwork components—features realistic stone or woodgrain on all visible (installed) surfaces, the supplier states. From Fypon, the Rustic Collection features regionally-inspired designs for all home styles, including stone enhancements to provide clean... more »
  • Entry Doors
    Featuring a fir grain, the new Craftsman door line from MasterGrain offers the classic lines that have made the Craftsman style one of the most popular options today. Added features providing flexibility include flush removable fiberglass frames for both doorlites and sidelites. The frames offer an attractive look, and accept 1-inch insulating glass, which enables the door to qualify under the... more »
  • Vinyl Extrusions & Related Prod.
    Doublenature products provide the most realistic wood finish—in terms of both look and feel—in the PVC industry, according to the supplier. From P.H. Tech, the new profile finish provides fabricators with an opportunity to set themselves apart with an elegant, versatile and easy-to-produce window and door line. Oak, mahogany, golden pecan and walnut stains for the profiles are water-... more »
  • Wood and Wood-related Components
    An emulsion polymer isocyanate (EPI) system, Advantage EP-940 is formulated to bond treated lumber and other wood substrates that are difficult to glue. For example, it bonds ponderosa pine, bamboo, various imported woods, wood-plastic composite, laminated veneer lumber and a variety of proprietary treated lumber, according to the supplier. From Franklin International, the new adhesive meets ASTM... more »
  • Glass & IG Processing Equipment
    With two alternately functioning application heads, the flexspacer'twinapplicator from Bystronic Glass allows for non-interrupted production of double and triple insulating glass units using Super Spacer type flexible spacers–even when adding spacer material. Particularly suited toward manufacturing IG with varying spacer widths, including triple-pane units that require two different spacer... more »