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  •     Crystal Window & Door Systems, sponsored the modern art exhibit The Tree of Hope. The Crystal Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Crystal Window & Door Systems, sponsored the modern art exhibit The Tree of Hope. The 25-foot-tall structure has an 8-foot diameter base comprising 25,000 baseballs contributed from more than 30 countries. Most have been used in games... more »
  • Charlotte, North Carolina-based Jeld-Wen will close its Yakima, Washington, plant in April to “build efficiencies under a revised business plan,” as reported by the Yakima Herald. The company reportedly has a plan in place to move the 179 employees to other facilities or provide outplacement services for those who will need to seek new employment. Jeld-Wen has had a presence in Yakima... more »
  • ODL Inc. launched a new Resolve sealant which creates a foam seal that results in a one-part thermoset foam seal to secure doorglass in place. It is currently used in decorative doorglass products from ODL. The pliable material is said to be easier to work with and accommodates repositioning during installation. The dry sealant also avoids inconsistency and mess associated with wet glaze... more »
  •     From left to right: Danielle Mikesell, Brad West, Bob Keller, Debbie LaPinska, Jeff Jackson, John Engelstad, Dave McCutcheon and Brent Boydston at the ribbon-cutting ceremony on Jan. 29.     PGT Innovations finished construction on and began using its new building that connects two of the company's existing glass processing plants at its North Venice, Florida... more »
  • Roto North America's President and CEO Chris Dimou attended the German American Business Outlook 2019 and the New Year's Luncheon with the German ambassador to the U.S., Dr. Emily Haber, as a special guest. The event, held in New York City, is an annual survey of German firms in the U.S. and offers insight into the current status and future expectations of German companies in the U.S.... more »
  • Kolbe Windows & Doors will feature indoor-outdoor entertaining solutions at the National Association of Home Builders International Builders’ Show next month in booth #C2519. "As the interest in indoor and outdoor living continues to grow, a transformation toward outdoor dining and food preparation continues to evolve as well," says Cindy Bremer, vice president of marketing at... more »
  • In an effort to attract more talent and ease current employee commutes, Pella Corp. plans to open a satellite office just outside of Des Moines in Johnston, Iowa, this April. December employment statistics revealed Iowa had the lowest unemployment rate in the nation at 2.5 percent, which has made filling open job positions a struggle for many Iowa employers. The company hopes this move might help... more »
  • TruStile Doors broke ground on its Denver headquarters, which will include 260,000 square feet of manufacturing, warehouse and office space. The company currently operates in about half the square footage at four buildings. “To have the power of our collective operations under one new roof is a significant advancement for our team and our future innovations,” says CEO Scott Schmid.... more »
  • Diamon-Fusion International and Durabuilt Windows & Doors entered a supply partnership in which Diamon-Fusion’s protective coating will be applied to Durabuilt’s windows. The optically clear protective coating chemically bonds to the glass to make it a high-performance, hydrophobic surface and protect it against staining and etching, according to DFI. Supra Canada, DFI’s... more »
  •   Kolbe Windows & Doors will introduce two hardware options to coordinate with its VistaLuxe Collection next month at the International Builders’ Show. The metal construction Ashlar handle comes standard on VistaLuxe Collection casements and awnings and is available as an option for Ultra Series and Heritage Series. Available in white, satin nickel, rustic umber and matte... more »