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  • ProVia offers a Door Brand Comparison Chart to help its dealers compare and contrast its different brands. The reference guide is designed exclusively for ProVia dealers for sales teams to use in the field and outlines key features, door system components and warranties in concise charts.   Dealers can access the chart here.  more »
  • Modernize and MarketSharp formed a partnership to provide a lead generation service with automatic tracking and lead optimization capabilities. This enables Modernize-provided new business leads to be directly inputted and managed within MarketSharp’s customer relationship management platform through an application programming interface. The API also enables contractors to use their... more »
  • ODL Inc. launched a new website for its Blink Blinds + Glass collection of blinds-between-glass. The new website features content and visuals that serve all of Blink’s audiences—including manufacturers, architects, builders and installers, as well as homeowners—to replace the previous version of the site that primarily targeted consumers.   According to Roger Finch,... more »
  • The Marvin Companies acquired the assets of SIW Windows & Doors and formed a new business venture, SIW Solutions. In partnership with current SIW Windows & Doors ownership, The Marvin Companies is now the majority owner of the new SIW Solutions. SIW was founded in 2002 by Abe and Yida Lopez. The SIW team includes more than 170 employees in two manufacturing facilities in southern... more »
  • Assa Abloy acquired Pacific Door Systems, a leading manufacturer of commercial doors and window systems in New Zealand. "I am very pleased to welcome Pacific Door Systems and their employees into the Assa Abloy Group. This acquisition delivers on our strategy to strengthen our position in the mature markets through adding complementary products and solutions to our core business," says... more »
  • VPI Quality Windows plans to relocate its Beaverton, Oregon, facility to Spokane, Washington, in early 2019. This move will allow the company to expand operations at its corporate headquarters and better position the company for future growth and expansion to new markets, according to a company statement. “We have seen tremendous growth over the last five years and strongly believe this... more »
  • Assa Abloy acquired Lorient, a designer and manufacturer of door sealing systems based in the UK with half of sales exported outside of the UK and EU. The acquisition “delivers on the company’s strategy to strengthen its position in the mature markets through adding complementary products and solutions to its core business," says Nico Delvaux, president and CEO of Assa Abloy.... more »
  • The National Association of Home Builders named Anthony Innovations a finalist in its 2018 Global Innovation Awards. The announcement puts Anthony Innovations’ TraXtar among the top innovative products of the year.   “Our aim with TraXtar is to give system designers and distributors the opportunity to confidently extend their product offering,” says Ben Anthony, managing... more »
  • Intermac offers Sophia IoT integration on select machine models in the North American market starting in January of 2019. The IoT app and cloud-based software management tool helps users achieve higher productivity by providing an easy-to-use dashboard containing real-time visibility of machine status, performance and functionality, according to the company.   Sophia provides an overview of... more »
  • LaCantina Door’s Contemporary Clad was selected as one of the Top 50 products in 2018 by Architectural Products magazine. The Reader’s Choice Top 50 winners list represents products that have attracted the most interest among the Architectural Products audience as measured by a combination of reader response and editorial staff input over the past 12 months, according to LaCantina.... more »