Latest News

  • Kolbe will feature a Heritage Series XL Sterling double-hung window measuring 48 inches wide by 120 inches tall at the AIA Conference on Architecture in booth #4755. With a radius half circle and performance divided lites in the upper sash, this window provides a historically authentic style with modern aesthetics, efficiency and performance, according to the company.   Heritage Series... more »
  • Roto North America attended and served as a Silver Sponsor at the American Architectural Manufacturers Association National Summer Conference June 11-14, 2018 at Resort at Squaw Creek Lake Tahoe in Olympic Valley, California.  The conference held four and a half hours of conference-wide meetings regarding NAFS and changes proposed to it, along with many other meetings, speakers and... more »
  • YKK AP America Inc. expanded its StyleView family of new windows with its new StyleView NT Single-Hung Window, featuring architectural detail that stands alone as a contemporary frame or serves as the foundation for any add-on trim detail.   The line is also expanded to include the StyleView Flange Windows for masonry home building. These windows incorporate a flange that is integral or... more »
  • Biesse Group added Gregory Bell as North America parts quality assurance leader following the continued expansion of the parts and service department in North America. Bell’s extensive professional background includes more than 20 years of experience in leading customer care initiatives and quality assurance programs. He will work with all machinery and tooling divisions inside the... more »
  • Tru Tech Doors appointed Philip Orsino as its new chairman. With over 30 years of millwork industry experience, most notably as president and chief executive officer of Masonite International Corporation and Jeld-Wen Inc., Orsino has developed a reputation as a top performer within the industry. Orsino will continue in his other advisory roles as director of The Bank of Montreal, Hydro One, the... more »
  • LaCantina Doors, in conjunction with Interior Design, is calling for entries to its second annual 2018 Best of LaCantina awards. Open to residential and commercial architects, interior designers and interior architects, home builders, and developers, the competition aims to showcase the best of contemporary design and celebrate the distinctive ways designers have used LaCantina’s... more »
  • Western Window Systems released three products from its Series 7000 performance line of moving glass walls and windows with low-E oversize glass. The oversized panels are available in sizes up to 17 feet tall. Glass for the panels was supplied by Viracon Glass and features a low-E coating that is designed to increase thermal efficiency across climate zones. “We’re thrilled with the... more »
  •   Vitro Architectural Glass announced named Paul Bush as director of quality and technical services. Bush, formerly director of technical services for Vitro Glass, will direct the company’s quality initiatives, including product quality and customer crisis management. “Paul has been involved with many glass technical innovations throughout his distinguished career with PPG... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association recently updated a white paper about water penetration in hurricane conditions. The paper provides information to homeowners, distributors, builders and insurance adjusters regarding water penetration during severe wind-driven rain storms. The white paper originally was released in 2005, and this update is being released at the... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association is hosting "A Marketing Guide to Instagram: Visually Showcasing Your Brand', a webinar presented by Meryl Williams, AAMA's communications coordinator, on Tuesday, Aug. 14 from 11:30 am to 12:15 pm EST. The webinar will give an overview of Instagram and the app's features, as well as ways to highlight your business with the tool by... more »