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  •     Steve Gruver Shapes Unlimited Inc. reorganized after owner John Sullivan’s death in March 2015. Sullivan founded the company in 1995, and after his death, the Sullivan family retained ownership and assembled a new leadership team to manage the business. They established an advisory board and hired Steve Gruver as president. Gruver’s background as both a... more »
  • LaCantina Doors teamed up with Architizer to launch a new competition designed specifically for architects, the 2017 Best of LaCantina: Call for Entries.   The company is inviting architects, interior designers, home builders, developers, interior and residential architects to submit innovative projects they have designed and built using LaCantina doors.   The grand prize is a three-day... more »
  •     Pella Designer Series triple-pane patio doors Pella Corporation collaborated with a provider of security technology, Resolution Products, to include Insynctive Technology as an extension to Resolution’s Universal Translator product family. The RE524XP Universal Translator will be available to all Resolution Products distributors and dealers later this summer.  ... more »
  • Windsor Windows & Doors renovated its third employee home through the organization's Employee Home Makeover program early this month. Daniel Marquez-Ramirez, group lead for insulated glass production and 11-year Windsor veteran, was the most recent recipient of the home makeover.   The Marquez-Ramirez home in the Capitol Park neighborhood in Des Moines received roofing and siding repair... more »
  • Seven types of acoustic units have been added to Press Glass’ acoustic glazed product line, bringing their total offering to 110 different acoustic glazed units. The new units have the weighted acoustic resistance of 31 to 52 decibels. Each of the new types of acoustic units have undergone appropriate tests and are properly certified for acoustic resistance, according to the company.  more »
  •     Photo by Marc Golub Photography GED Integrated Solutions is building a new 133,000 square-foot global headquarters in Glenwillow, Ohio, scheduled for move-in by December 2017. “We were seeking the appropriate site to house our team of GED associates while providing an environment that facilitates technical innovation, employee attraction, is centrally... more »
  • Milgard Windows & Doors was the highest online-rated window and patio door brand for all of 2016 and Q1 2017, as determined by MetrixLab’s Net Reputation scoring system. The NRS algorithm scours millions of websites and analyzes multiple factors when determining a brand’s Net Reputation Score, including the positive or negative emotional sentiment of individual posts, the visibly... more »
  • Forel North America remodeled and expanded its North American headquarters in St. Paul, Minnesota, to accommodate additional employees and spare parts inventory. This is the second expansion of the company in the last 18 months, including the new service branch office that was opened in Vaughan, Canada in 2016.  more »
  • FlexScreen-South Dakota, the company's new manufacturing plant that announced its opening in March, officially began accepting customer orders. Heartland Windows was one of the first order recipients, and remarks, "The opening of FlexScreen-South Dakota allows us to receive our screens within a shorter lead time and opens the door to expanding the program.” FlexScreen-South Dakota is... more »
  • Lauren Manufacturing is launching a Tuition Assistance Program to allow production department employees to earn funds toward their education at either Kent State University Tuscarawas or Buckeye Career Center. The three entities worked together to develop a program that helps Lauren Manufacturing grow its workforce while giving those employees a boost to further their education, according to a... more »