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  • The Window & Door Dealers Alliance offers online distance learning opportunities to assist window and door dealers with their top challenges including sales, marketing, lead generation, business efficiency and benchmarking, hosted by business growth strategist Madeleine MacRae.  Click the links below to register. What's the Truth about Trial and Error?Thursday, September 134:45 p.m. - 5... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association hired Steven Saffell as technical director. Saffell's background includes architectural firm work, modular home design, manufactured housing and residential and commercial fenestration experience, as well as three years spent teaching as an adjunct professor. He will oversee AAMA’s technical operations including standards, product... more »
  • Hope’s Windows Inc. expanded its One55 Series solid hot-rolled steel product line to include doors.  The One55 Series was created for the historic renovation of Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard/Intermediate Maintenance Facility Building 155, and brought to the residential market because the narrow steel sightlines and thin arrow muntin design created an in-demand industrial aesthetic for... more »
  • Yesterday began OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week 2018, a nationwide awareness campaign on the value of health and safety programs that include management leadership, worker participation and a systematic approach to finding and fixing hazards in workplaces.  Organizations of any size looking for an opportunity to demonstrate a commitment to safety—to workers, customers, supply chain... more »
  • PGT Innovations completed its acquisition of Western Window Systems. As previously announced on July 24, 2018, the company increased its 2018 outlook for legacy PGT Innovations based on strong second quarter results and provided a full year estimate for Western Window Systems. PGT Innovations expects to provide revised full year 2018 guidance to reflect the positive impact of the Western Window... more »
  • Roto Fasco Canada added two new handle options to its RotoFasco Secura sliding patio door line of handles, the 9600 and the 9900. The two handles provide a similar appearance for a better segmentation, the company reports, with the 9600 as the entry-level handle with a one-piece design, and the 9900 as its up-scale alternative for larger door applications, best suited to work in tandem with... more »
  •     YKK AP America appointed Daymon Loyd to the position of residential plant operations manager. Loyd is  now responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the residential plant in Macon, Georgia, and leading the plant’s progressive development to ensure safety, quality, delivery and productivity. “I am proud to appoint Daymon to this new position. His long... more »
  • Western Window Systems introduced its simulated steel line, a new series of energy-smart, thermally broken aluminum windows and doors designed to match the look of steel. An extension of the recently launched Series 7000 performance family, Western Window Systems’ simulated steel line is crafted with a signature aluminum extrusion and designed to emulate a steel putty glaze with... more »
  • A.W. Hastings named J. Keenan Burns as its new president following the retirement of Stephen "Dusty" Hoyt, who is retiring from the position after 45 years of service. Burns’ appointment took effect on June 1st. Burns, who has been with Hastings for the past 30 years, has served the company as vice president since 1996 and as executive vice president and chief operating officer... more »
  • BRINC Building Products Inc. expanded ThermalBuck distribution in the greater Northeastern U.S. through Boise Cascade. ThermalBuck, a high-performance window buck, is designed to extend the mounting point for windows and doors to meet the exterior insulation plane for cladding attachment. “Not only were we impressed with their quick response times, but Boise Cascade offers it’s... more »