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  • Ply Gem Building Products is a sponsor of the 2017 HGTV Smart Home and Smart Home Giveaway. The Scottsdale, Arizona home that will be awarded in the sweepstakes will feature Ply Gem’s Simonton Window and Doors line of DaylightMax and Madeira windows. “We are proud to have our windows included in the HGTV Smart Home because it is at the forefront of cutting-edge home technology and... more »
  • Ply Gem Building Products and its West Virginia manufacturing facilities received the West Virginia Governor’s Award for Excellence in Industrial Energy Efficiency. The award examines production facilities for eco-friendly practices, safe work environments and the energy efficiency of the products produced. Ply Gem partnered with Bhaskaran Gopalakrishnan, professor and director of the... more »
  • North Star Windows & Doors acquired TruTech's pre-hung entry door system division, TruBilt. As part of North Star, TruBilt will continue to manufacture entry door systems at its Vaughan, Ontario location using TruTech door panels and decorative glass. The sale is said to provide TruTech the opportunity to focus on its core business, the manufacture and distribution of fiberglass and steel... more »
  • Employees at six Renewal by Andersen locations were honored for their work with K9s for Warriors, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing service canines to veterans. The locations raised a combined total of $185,000, and Andersen Corporation is donating an additional $5,000. “Our employees have always felt that support and respect for our service veterans is an important... more »
  • Savio S.p.A. based in Torino, Italy, and Savio Thesan USA, owned and operated by Patrick Revenew, formed a partnership agreement, bringing Savio Thesan to the North American market. In a letter to customers, Patrick Revenew, president and CEO of Savio Thesan, said, "I have been professionally involved with Savio S.p.A. for over 16 years and our business relationship has allowed us to enter... more »
  • FlexScreen LLC opened a new manufacturing facility in Vermillion, South Dakota, expanding its operations into the upper Midwest. Manufacturing is scheduled to begin this spring. FlexScreen-South Dakota will produce the full line of FlexScreen products and the company plans to add 24 to 40 jobs over the next 18 months, company officials report. “Having a manufacturing facility in the upper... more »
  • YKK AP America expanded its direct freight shipping program to customers in the Southeast United States. The program is already established in the Northeast, Midwest, Southwest, Gulf Coast and Central U.S. regions. The direct freight shipping program uses a dedicated logistics system with YKK AP-branded trucks to handle transportation and deliveries. Each shipment is moved by hand, limiting the... more »
  • Jeld-Wen Holding Inc., publicly traded since Jan. 27, 2017, reported a 9.2 percent rise in revenues for the fourth quarter, according to an article on the Woodworking Network, Feb. 26, 2017, which also reports that  the company's annual sales of $3.7 billion were up 8.5 percent. The company’s net income rose to $357.5 million, a 294 percent, due to a one-time tax benefit.  more »
  • Linetec continues to expand capacity and add new jobs to support the market's increased demand for high-quality finishes and high-performance architectural metal products. Part of the latest job growth is a $3 million investment to double the capacity of the thermal services department, according to a company release. In late 2016, Linetec expanded its painting capacity by going from a five-day... more »
  • TigerStop opened a new office in Mexico City, to better serve the “promising market,” according to Jack Ragan, VP of sales and service. “We are gaining traction in Mexico and, to serve this promising market, we decided to open an office in one of the most cosmopolitan and bustling cities in the world, Mexico City,” he says.Gregorio Aspeitia is the new national sales... more »