• Windows
    New Product Ply Gem Windows’ 1500 Vinyl Collection, including single hung, sliding, picture and architectural shape windows, are now available in a two-toned option. The dark bronze color is co-extruded capstock over white profiles. The technology reflects sunlight and limits fading, as the color is within the product, the company reports. A black exterior option will be added in 2017.... more »
  • Windows
    Ply Gem offers Sound Transmission Class Glass Packages with ratings up to STC 35 across several of its vinyl window lines, including the 1500 Vinyl Collection, 1100 Builder Series and the West Pro Series 200 Sliding/700 Casement Awning. The technology features variant glass thicknesses, laminated glass or asymmetric laminated glass, which helps to significantly reduce unwanted sound and outdoor... more »
  • Windows
    Energi’s Hybrid product line combines the aesthetics and durability of aluminum with the energy performance of PVC. The extruded aluminum profiles on the exposed surfaces connect to a vinyl thermal insulation system in the window’s core. The vinyl thermal insulation system is fusion welded, which the company reports contributes to maximum air and water infiltration protection. The... more »
  • Patio Doors
    Alversa Sliding Patio Door System by Roto Frank of America Inc. Roto introduces its new Alversa sliding patio door system that the company says facilitates quick and efficient installation and makes it easier and faster to add or modify components. The reportedly high-performance system features a universal central locking system, universal handle and a modular sliding system, and offers a... more »
  • Computer Software & Systems
    WTS Paradigm's flagship configurator, CenterPoint, allows manufacturers, dealers, retailers, lumberyards, distributors and contractors to build and quote complex building products. The company reports that users of CenterPoint see reduced catalog maintenance of 25-30 percent by leveraging multiple sales channels. They also report decreased time to market and an enrichment of the end user selling... more »
  • Other Products & Services
    Synergie will be at WinDoor North America to speak with attendees about its supply-chain management services. The company says it covers all of the steps involved in freight transportation and its key services are transport brokerage and international forwarding. The company owns a fleet of trucks and has a global network of 162 offices, covering 185 countries. more »