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  • Roto was named a 2018 World Market Leader for window and door hardware systems by Germany’s WirtschaftsWoche magazine. The ranking was awarded based on research conducted by Switzerland’s University of St. Gallen. Criteria for the ranking includes that a company has at least 50 percent of its locations in Germany, Austria and/or Switzerland, production or sales companies in at least... more »
  •     Dealers listen as the new iQuote software tool is introduced. Value Windows and Doors made iQuote, an online ordering tool from A+W Software USA, available to its dealer network. The estimating and ordering tool is part of Value’s ERP system. “iQuote eliminates the need for customers to call in and confirm orders, yet it offers them the option of checking... more »
  • Window City will begin its first Passive Building project in Hoboken, N.J. in spring of 2018, the first completed Passive Building project developed in the U.S., according to the company. Window City will supply and install all windows and doors for the project. To meet Passive Building regulations, all windows and doors must be energy-efficient and achieve certain values depending on the... more »
  • PGT Innovations introduced the “Inspire the Future” Scholarship, an ongoing scholarship program for its employees that will offer $1,000 per year, per employee, to be used for dependents’ secondary education. “We recognize the rising costs of education and the difficulty this causes,” says Jeff Jackson, CEO of PGT Innovations. “This new initiative allows us to... more »
  • Milgard Windows & Doors was the highest online-rated window and patio door brand for 2017, as determined by MetrixLab’s Net Reputation scoring system. This is the second year the company has received the recognition. The Net Reputation Scoring algorithm searches millions of websites and analyzes multiple factors when determining a brand’s NRS score, including the positive or... more »
  • Masonite International Corp. partnered with students from the visual arts program at Blake High School in Tampa, Florida for an art project. The company provided 24 doors, along with art supplies, and the students painted the doors using the theme “Open to Extraordinary,” Masonite’s 2018 tagline, for inspiration. The finished doors were displayed in Masonite’s booth at the... more »
  • Andersen Corp. provided $75,000 in product donations to Jared Allen's Homes for Wounded Warriors. The foundation serves wounded U.S. military veterans who sustained a physical injury or wounds during their military service in Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation Enduring Freedom, and raises money to build or remodel homes for the veterans. Andersen's donation will provide windows and... more »
  • For the fourth consecutive year, Milgard Windows & Doors won a Best of Houzz award in the Design category. Winners were selected by the users that comprise the Houzz community, including homeowners, home builders, architects, interior designers, contractors and other residential remodeling professionals in the U.S. and around the world. The winners in the Design category reflect the most... more »
  • Pella Corp. recognized six sales team members at Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin with a Pella President’s Club Award. The six employees, Mike Goessl, Bryan Lampereur, Sean Parish, John Ryun, Kellen Anderson and Ross Sobacki, received the award for meeting performance performance qualifiers, including improvements in year-over-year sales, participation in Pella continuing education... more »
  • New York investment firm Clayton, Dublier & Rice will acquire Ply Gem Holdings as well as Atrium Windows & Doors in a go-private transaction valued at approximately $2.4 billion, projected to close in the second quarter of 2018. CD&R funds will own approximately 70 percent of the new, privately held company, while Atrium shareholders will hold approximately 30 percent. Terms weren't... more »