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  • Andersen Corp. broke ground on its new manufacturing campus in Goodyear, Arizona. The company plans to invest more than $105 million in a 500,000 square foot manufacturing and distribution facility and create more than 415 jobs during the first phase of this expansion. The new facility will manufacture Andersen 100 Series products.   The campus will be owned and operated by Andersen Regional... more »
  • Assa Abloy signed an agreement to acquire Keyper Systems, a leading supplier of electronic and mechanical key management systems in the U.S. with a strong presence in the automotive segment. The acquisition is conditional upon satisfaction of customary closing conditions and is expected to close during the first quarter of 2019.   "I am very pleased to welcome Keyper Systems into the... more »
  • PGT Innovations announced two executive appointments, naming Bob Keller as senior vice president and president of the southeast region and Scott Gates as senior vice president and president of the western region, effective immediately.   Keller joined the company in 2016 as vice president of operations. Prior to joining PGT, he served as the vice president of global operations for Moen and... more »
  • ProVia offers a Door Brand Comparison Chart to help its dealers compare and contrast its different brands. The reference guide is designed exclusively for ProVia dealers for sales teams to use in the field and outlines key features, door system components and warranties in concise charts.   Dealers can access the chart here.  more »
  • Houzz Inc. released the Q1 2019 Houzz Renovation Barometer, which tracks residential renovation market expectations, project backlogs and recent activity among businesses in the construction sector and the architectural and design services sector. The Barometer points to mixed expectations for home renovation market activity in the first quarter of the year.   “Current Barometer... more »
  • On Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 2 p.m. ET, the Window & Door Dealers Alliance will host a live, interactive webinar on goal setting. Presented by business growth strategist Madeleine MacRae, attendees will learn how to develop business goals to start 2019 strong and continue on a positive trajectory throughout the year.   The webinar is free for WDDA members but all are invited to join. Click... more »
  • Laurie Cowin joined the staff of Window & Door magazine as its senior editor. Cowin brings more than a decade of experience in B2B publishing in the construction industry, including working on several commercially focused Hanley Wood publications, serving as the managing editor of Qualified Remodeler and, most recently, reporting for the online publication Construction Dive.   ... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association will host a webinar, “Canadian Energy Codes and Regulations—Where are they Going?” on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EST. The presentation will focus on Canadian energy codes and regulations, which are moving to a much higher performance level over the next 10 years, according to AAMA. Jeff Baker,... more »
  • Modernize and MarketSharp formed a partnership to provide a lead generation service with automatic tracking and lead optimization capabilities. This enables Modernize-provided new business leads to be directly inputted and managed within MarketSharp’s customer relationship management platform through an application programming interface. The API also enables contractors to use their... more »
  • ODL Inc. launched a new website for its Blink Blinds + Glass collection of blinds-between-glass. The new website features content and visuals that serve all of Blink’s audiences—including manufacturers, architects, builders and installers, as well as homeowners—to replace the previous version of the site that primarily targeted consumers.   According to Roger Finch,... more »