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  •       Renewal by Andersen, the replacement division of Andersen Corp., recently began rolling out a window and door industry specific augmented reality tool to its retailers across the U.S. Using an iPad app, a Renewal by Andersen design consultant can place a window or door in a room so homeowners can open and close it in real-time, see through it, walk around it and... more »
  •       Woodland Windows & Doors celebrated its 50-year anniversary with an open house at its showroom in Roselle, Illinois. Celebratory activities included a petting zoo, food, refreshments, raffles and educational sessions about windows, doors and sunrooms. John and Ann Mariotti founded the company in 1969, and it has remained a family business in the Roselle area... more »
  •       Amadou Sar joined Wausau Window and Wall Systems as vice president of sales and marketing, reporting directly to Jim Waldron, Wausau's president. "Sar's commitment to the profession and the community is demonstrated by his track record of leading and developing diverse, high-performing teams to deliver greater value to customers, colleagues and shareholders,... more »
  •       Inc. magazine named Thompson Creek, a family-owned window and home improvement company serving the Mid-Atlantic region, one of the Best Workplaces for 2019 for the second consecutive year. The list is the result of a wide-ranging and comprehensive measurement of private American companies that have created exceptional workplaces through vibrant cultures, deep... more »
  • President Donald Trump's administration reached a deal that will lift tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico, reports NPR. This marks the end of nearly a year of 25 percent and 10 percent tariffs for steel and aluminum, respectively, that the U.S. imposed on imports from Canada and Mexico. Retaliatory tariffs from Canada and Mexico have been in effect for almost the same... more »
  • Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) appointed three vice presidents: Paul Bush, vice president, quality and technical services Patrick J. Kenny, vice president, marketing Mark Seeton, vice president, sales In his new post, Bush will be responsible for product quality and quality processes, and for providing technical support and guidance to Vitro Glass customers and field sales... more »
  • On Thursday, May 30, Marvin will present its AIA-accredited presentation, Fenestration in Contemporary Residential Applications, at the Adler Windows showroom in New York City. This course presents information about windows and doors in contemporary designs characterized by large openings and envelope treatments that blur the border between the interior and exterior. The course will cover design... more »
  • The Window & Door Dealers Alliance is now accepting nominations for its 2019 Dealer of the Year awards program. Supported by Window & Door magazine, Dealer of the Year awards honor the outstanding work of independent window and door dealers. Through these awards, WDDA: recognizes benchmarks of professionalism in the industry, offers new ideas that others can implement in their businesses... more »
  • Total housing starts rose 5.7 percent in April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.24 million units from an upwardly revised reading in March, according to a report from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department. The April reading of 1.24 million is the number of housing units builders would begin if they kept this pace for the next 12 months. Within this overall number... more »
  • As of May 10, the U.S. raised tariffs on 5,700 different categories of products to 25 percent, according to reporting by Reuters. The Trump administration imposed a tariff of 10 percent on about $200 billion in Chinese imports on Sept. 17. The new tariffs went into effect on the second day of trade talks with Liu He, the Chinese vice premier. More than 5,700 products are affected, including... more »