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  • Crystal Window & Door Systems joined window installer Adler Windows and other businesses to support the New York Cares Annual Winter Coat Drive. Crystal’s Flushing, New York, manufacturing facility serves as a drop-off and collection point for donated winter outerwear. “Our convenient location and our extensive network of hundreds of trade customers and vendors in the New York... more »
  • Viwinco named Michael Duncan Jr. as its new general manager. Mike Duncan Sr., who had previously held the general manager title, assumes the role of chief operating officer. Duncan Jr. will also retain his position as the director of sales and marketing. Duncan Jr. started with Viwinco in 2007 and has served in various capacities during his tenure, including customer service, sales, marketing and... more »
  • Crystal Window & Door Systems is a major sponsor of the inaugural NYC Winter Lantern Festival at Snug Harbor on Staten Island. The five-week event, which runs Wednesday to Sunday evenings through Jan. 6, 2019, is an outdoor seven-acre cultural celebration featuring holiday light displays and traditional Asian performing arts, as well as interactive exhibits.   “Crystal is proud to... more »
  • Roto Frank of America Inc. hosted the Middlesex Chamber of Commerce’s Manufacturers’ Council event “Developing the Workforce Pipeline” on Nov. 28. The meeting is the latest initiative of the Manufacturers’ Council, which focuses on developing the workforce pipeline within this critical industry sector in Connecticut.   “Manufacturing is imperative to our... more »
  • Darrin Peterson Dan Marvin Darrin Peterson, vice president of operations and customer services, will assume the position of president of Marvin Windows and Doors, and Dan Marvin, vice president of business development, will assume the position of president of Infinity Windows and Doors on Jan. 1, 2019. Both will work directly with Paul Marvin, CEO of The Marvin Companies, to support... more »
  • Canadian window and door manufacturer Stage Windows recently implemented FeneTech’s fenetech.com FeneVision ERP solution as its software system. Formed by a group of industry veterans, Stage Windows manufactures custom windows and doors for dealers and distributors operating in the North American replacement markets and developed a window system with unique features to meet the upcoming... more »
  • Modernize released its latest Modernize Homeowner Index, a quarterly research study that measures sentiment among over 2,500 U.S. homeowners, designed to help home improvement professionals better serve the market. This new study focuses on how homeowners educate themselves about the home improvement projects they are interested in, how they find and choose contractors to work with, and how they... more »
  • Residential building in October increased two percent to $321.7 billion (annual rate), according to Dodge Data & Analytics. Despite the overall increase, single-family housing decreased four percent for the same period. Analysts cited affordability as a continuing market depressant. Single-family building eased in all major geographic regions, except for a four percent bump in the South... more »
  • Soft Tech created a new business development manager role based out of the company’s Florida office, filled by Ray Imbrigiotta. With more than 25 years of major accounts sales experience, he brings experience in customer-centric sales and a comprehensive understanding of how the use of technology facilitates success, according to Soft Tech. He will work to grow the company’s portfolio... more »
  • The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited CGI Windows and Doors, owned by PGT Innovations Inc., for machine guarding hazards after an employee suffered a partial finger amputation while operating an unguarded punch press. The company faces $398,545 in fines, including the maximum amount allowed by law for the violations that can cause life-altering injury.    Other... more »