• PPG Industries introduced Solarban 67 solar control, low-E glass for the residential market. Launched earlier this year for commercial building applications, Solarban 67 glass is formulated with a proprietary double-silver, magnetron-sputtered vacuum deposition coating that combines solar-control performance and a clear neutral-glass appearance that reflects the true timbre and brightness of... more »
  • Shipping, Handling & Packaging
    EAM-Mosca Corp., in conjunction with its German partner Mosca AG, introduced ROMP-6 Evolution strapping equipment designed for strapping protective packaging on windows and doors. The ROMP-6 Evolution product line offers faster strapping speeds, higher strap tension and a greater choice of strap widths than its predecessor, according to the supplier. The machine is available with a heavy duty... more »
  • Windows
    Shwinco Architectural Products announced that its 9000 Series single-hung vinyl hybrid window recently achieved an STC 40 sound rating at the test lab. No additional storm panels or sashes were necessary. The Shwinco design also meets Level E Impact, Energy Star up to R5, GSA bomb-blast requirements, as well as ASTM and Dade County up to DP100, according to the supplier. more »
  • Door Processing Equipment
    The RoboClean RC‐1000 robotic corner cleaner represents the first major change in vinyl window and door cleaning in more than 20 years, according to GED Integrated Solutions. The robotic technology allows for new profiles to be added with ease, complete cleaning all the way into corners with no need for touch-ups, and consistent, repeatable movements, the supplier reports. Providing a high level... more »
  • Interior Doors
    The latest molded high-density fiberboard door from Lynden Door, the Madison features a smooth skin and a single, true recessed panel with a simple Shaker-inspired sticking profile for a clean, uncomplicated look. The versatile design suits many decors, from traditional to contemporary, while the dramatic shadow lines appeal to homeowners, builders and designers, the company states. The door is... more »
  • Windows
    Intus Windows introduced the Premier 78 Alu Mira Advanced triple-pane wood window, featuring a high-density composite foam material integrated into a pine wood window frame, and an aluminum clad exterior frame. An extrusion allows both the wood and aluminum to thermally expand and contract independently of each other. The triple-pane glass has a U-value of 0.088, and when combined with the... more »