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  • Chelsea Building Products added a second manufacturing facility in Greenville, Texas. The company also enhanced and added capacity to its Oakmont, Pennsylvania, location. “We expect to continue to make significant investments over the next three years in capacity expansion between the Pennsylvania and Texas plants,” says Peter Dewil, president and CEO of Chelsea Building Products.... more »
  • Window & Door magazine and the Window & Door Dealers Alliance announce the winners of the annual Dealer of the Year awards. These prestigious awards recognize excellence in the retail window and door industry.   “This year’s recipients are leaders and pioneers in our industry,” says Katie Gregg, associate director for industry and member engagement, WDDA. “... more »
  • Dow High Performance Building will introduce window and door manufacturers to its new Dowsil brand at GlassBuild America in Las Vegas, Sept. 12-14. Visitors to Dow’s booth, #463, will be invited to learn about Dow’s many offerings for sustainable building, including Dowsil 2400 silicone assembly sealant, Dowsil 121 structural glazing sealant and smart window/switchable... more »
  • Jeld-Wen’s office in Grinnell, Iowa, donated backpacks filled with school supplies to 64 elementary students in the Newton Community School District in Newton, Iowa. Kim Brown, a customer care data analyst for Jeld-Wen says employees wanted to do something special to help local students in need get ready to start the school year. NCSD Superintendent Bob Callaghan, who coordinated the... more »
  • Sunrise Windows and Doors sold and produced its 3 Millionth fenestration product this month. Company representatives made the surprise announcement at the Temperance, Michigan, plant in front of all office and first-shift plant employees.   "This celebration just doesn't happen without a great mix of long-term, dedicated employees and newer employees who truly care about the work... more »
  • Window Nation earned the seventh spot on the 2018 Qualified Remodeler Top 500 list. It surpassed its previous ranking of 11th in 2017, having completed nearly 4,000 more remodeling jobs, according to the magazine. “We’re thrilled to see our company featured on this list once again,” says Aaron Magden, president and co-founder. Magden co-founded Window Nation with his... more »
  • Andersen Corp. signed a definitive agreement to sell its hollow core vinyl window and patio door business, including the Silver Line and American Craftsman brands, to Ply Gem. The transaction is expected to close by early in the fourth calendar quarter of 2018, subject to regulatory review and approval, according to an Andersen release.   Ply Gem Ply Gem will acquire the portfolio of... more »
  • Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. signed an agreement to acquire Fiberon LLC, a manufacturer of outdoor performance materials. Fiberon will join Fortune Brands’ new doors and security segment on closing and has agreed to be acquired for approximately $470 million.   “The acquisition of Fiberon provides exciting category expansion and product extension opportunities for our... more »
  •   LaCantina Door’s aluminum thermally controlled multi-slide door system was selected as one of the Top 100 products in 2018 by Professional Remodeler. This marks the first time LaCantina has been named to Professional Remodeler’s annual list. Each year, Professional Remodeler’s editorial team tallies up reader engagement for the building materials, products,... more »
  • Atis Group aqcuired Vitrotec Portes & Fenêtres Inc., a retailer of windows and doors in the Montérégie region of Montreal. “The acquisition of Vitrotec marks an important milestone in our growth, bringing our total number of nationwide corporate stores to over 30," says Robert Doyon, president and CEO of Atis Group. "Just like Atis Group, Vitrotec shares the same passion for... more »