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  •  The American Architectural Manufacturers Association will host a webinar, “Window Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility,” on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EST. Angela Dickson, marketing manager for AAMA, will be presenting. All interested parties are welcome; registration is required and complimentary. more »
  •       Mike DeSoto     Donnie Hunter At the American Architectural Manufacturers Association 80th Annual Conference, the association's membership ratified the 2017 board of directors. Mike DeSoto (MI Windows and Doors) is the new chairman of the board, and Donnie Hunter (Kawneer) took on the role of vice chairman. Carl Troiano (Trojan Powder Coatings)... more »
  • Germany-based aluplast acquired Chelsea Building Products. Chelsea Building Products will continue to operate independently in Oakmont, Pennsylvania, and will maintain its identity in the marketplace. “Everyone at Chelsea is looking forward to the partnership with this successful global company,” says Peter Dewil, president and CEO of Chelsea Building Products. “It will bring... more »
  • CGI Windows & Doors made an in-kind donation of windows to the foster care organization 4KIDS of South Florida. The company donated Sentinel Series 110 single-hung windows, Series 120 2-panel horizontal rollers with screens, and Series 150 2-panel sliding glass doors. The products will be installed by CGI dealer Palm Beach Window and Door Design Center. “The donation of our impact-... more »
  • Dean Lewis, AAMA Technical Manager, Training and Education retired from the association after an 18-year career with the company. "AAMA membership and staff alike will miss the wealth of knowledge and history that Dean provided during his long tenure at AAMA," says Rich Walker, AAMA president and CEO. "We'll miss Dean the 'answer man' and his voice moderating the webinar series... more »
  • The global smart glass market is anticipated to reach $4.953 billion by 2021, according to a report by Research and Markets. The report addresses market segments that include thermochromic glass, suspended particle device glass, electrochromic glass, liquid crystal glass, and photochromics glass, among others. Categories include automotive, energy, transportation, consumer electronics and... more »
  • Quanex Screens appointed Mark Yeandle director of operations, west. Yeandle is based in Fontana, Calif., and will oversee Quanex Screens’ West Coast operations, including plants in Sacramento, Calif., Chehalis, Wash., Denver and Phoenix. Yeandle brings more than 30 years of fenestration experience to Quanex, most recently serving as plant manager, general manager and then director for... more »
  • The Window & Door Manufacturers Association hosts its WDMA Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference March 27-29 in Washington, D.C., where Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA ) is a featured speaker. Griffith is a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which has jurisdiction over some of the most important issues facing the industry, according to WDMA, including energy efficiency... more »
  • Vitro Architectural Glass introduced Solarban 90 solar control low-emissivity glass to the residential window market. The product was previously available only to the commercial market. Based on proprietary multi-silver coating technology developed by Vitro Glass, Solarban 90 combines the neutral-reflectivity of conventional clear glass with exceptional solar control, according to the company.... more »
  • Therma-Tru Corp. is building a new facility based in Maumee, Ohio. The 30,000 square foot facility, scheduled for completion in late 2017, will be focused on creating innovative product solutions, according to the company. “Delivering new and impactful innovations is a key strategic initiative in support of our future growth plans,” says Brett Finley, president of Therma-Tru Corp.... more »