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  •     Steve Gruver Shapes Unlimited Inc. reorganized after owner John Sullivan’s death in March 2015. Sullivan founded the company in 1995, and after his death, the Sullivan family retained ownership and assembled a new leadership team to manage the business. They established an advisory board and hired Steve Gruver as president. Gruver’s background as both a... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association released a new white paper created by the AAMA Aluminum Material Council that discusses the use of aluminum in high-performing building enclosures, AMC-2-26, "Aluminum in High-Performing Building Enclosures." "This white paper was needed in order to educate and inform the marketplace about the energy advantages of using aluminum... more »
  • The Glass Association of North America is bringing its Fall Conference to GlassBuild America in Atlanta for a first-time integration of its committee work and presentations with the annual tradeshow. The GANA Fall Conference runs concurrently with GlassBuild, Sept. 12-14, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. The combination of the two events provides a larger audience and... more »
  • LaCantina Doors teamed up with Architizer to launch a new competition designed specifically for architects, the 2017 Best of LaCantina: Call for Entries.   The company is inviting architects, interior designers, home builders, developers, interior and residential architects to submit innovative projects they have designed and built using LaCantina doors.   The grand prize is a three-day... more »
  •     Pella Designer Series triple-pane patio doors Pella Corporation collaborated with a provider of security technology, Resolution Products, to include Insynctive Technology as an extension to Resolution’s Universal Translator product family. The RE524XP Universal Translator will be available to all Resolution Products distributors and dealers later this summer.  ... more »
  • Mikron, a division of Quanex Building Products, named Jack Meluskey as national account manager for the northeast region.   Meluskey has more than 25 years of experience in the fenestration industry, most recently serving as assistant plant manager for Jeld-Wen. Meluskey holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Dickinson College. He lives with his wife and two children in central... more »
  • Windsor Windows & Doors renovated its third employee home through the organization's Employee Home Makeover program early this month. Daniel Marquez-Ramirez, group lead for insulated glass production and 11-year Windsor veteran, was the most recent recipient of the home makeover.   The Marquez-Ramirez home in the Capitol Park neighborhood in Des Moines received roofing and siding repair... more »
  • Seven types of acoustic units have been added to Press Glass’ acoustic glazed product line, bringing their total offering to 110 different acoustic glazed units. The new units have the weighted acoustic resistance of 31 to 52 decibels. Each of the new types of acoustic units have undergone appropriate tests and are properly certified for acoustic resistance, according to the company.  more »
  •     Photo by Marc Golub Photography GED Integrated Solutions is building a new 133,000 square-foot global headquarters in Glenwillow, Ohio, scheduled for move-in by December 2017. “We were seeking the appropriate site to house our team of GED associates while providing an environment that facilitates technical innovation, employee attraction, is centrally... more »
  • Door and window market share will grow noticeably over the coming seven years, according to a new report by Global Market Insights Inc. The U.S. window and door industry, which the research company valued at $13.5 billion in 2015, will exhibit an annual growth rate of 6 percent from 2016 to 2024.  The global door and window market reportedly collected revenue of more than $82 billion in 2015... more »