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  • Orgadata AG acquired the North American LogiKal business unit from Best Inc. Orgadata reports that it is well positioned for continuing North America’s modernization of operations for glaziers, fabricators and manufacturers by pairing unparalleled database development with estimating and fabrications tools. “Expanding our business is always exciting. Working directly with... more »
  • Andersen Corporation appointed Annie Zipfel senior vice president and chief marketing officer. Zipfel is responsible for building Andersen’s brands, expanding the company’s customer base and strengthening the loyalty of existing customers. She will lead Andersen’s product management strategy focused on bringing consumer and channel partner insights into product development and... more »
  • Andersen Windows Inc.partnered with Houzz to offer its committed authorized dealers access to the Houzz Pro+ marketing program. This new co-op relationship offers authorized Andersen dealers access to a “unique suite of marketing services designed to heighten awareness and generate project leads,” according to an Andersen release.   Dealers participating in the program receive... more »
  • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency made a settlement with Maryland-based Advanced Windows Inc. to address alleged violations of the EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting rule and the Toxic Substances Control Act during window replacement work at a development in Alexandria, Virginia.   Under the terms of the settlement, Advanced Windows Inc. will pay a $67,180 penalty and... more »
  • Loewen launched the Timber Curtain Wall as the newest addition to its product line. The energy-efficient wood frame curtain wall combines the interior warmth of wood with environmental performance and beautiful expansive views, a company release states. “Progressive architectural design includes more contemporary features; including minimal profiles, increased viewing area, and cleaner... more »
  • Hoppe North America promoted Matt Taylor to the new position of director of product development. The position was created to direct the product innovation processes within the North American division, according to the company. Taylor will be responsible for the continued development of cutting edge technologies and product innovation. more »
  • YKK AP America Inc. announced the retirement of Mark Richards, general manager of the Northeast region. Baltimore Branch Manager Derick Clutchey will assume leadership of the Northeast region. "Richards’ commitment, leadership and strategic business approach strengthened his team members in Baltimore and Boston, and grew YKK AP’s footprint in the region," a YKK ... more »
  • Hardware+Building Supply Dealer recently reported that construction spending was up in February. The report cited a U.S. Census Bureau estimate that February was at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,273.1 billion, or 0.1 percent above the revised January estimate of $1,272.2 billion. Residential construction also increased at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $533.4... more »
  • Interlock USA partnered with Synergy Sales Group to expand its sales coverage and reach throughout Ontario, Canada. The partnership will include a coordinated approach to provide full coverage and representation of Interlock’s door and window hardware offerings throughout the province. “We’re excited to have [Synergy] support our efforts,” says Axel Husen, president ... more »
  • Soft-Lite Windows received a 2018 Energy Star Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. This is the fifth consecutive year that Soft-Lite has received the Partner of the Year Award and the third consecutive year that the company has achieved the Sustained Excellence level of award. Soft-Lite will be recognized by the EPA and the U.S. Department of... more »