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  • Diamon-Fusion International and Durabuilt Windows & Doors entered a supply partnership in which Diamon-Fusion’s protective coating will be applied to Durabuilt’s windows. The optically clear protective coating chemically bonds to the glass to make it a high-performance, hydrophobic surface and protect it against staining and etching, according to DFI. Supra Canada, DFI’s... more »
  • Kolbe Windows & Doors will introduce two hardware options to coordinate with its VistaLuxe Collection next month at the International Builders’ Show. The metal construction Ashlar handle comes standard on VistaLuxe Collection casements and awnings and is available as an option for Ultra Series and Heritage Series. Available in white, satin nickel, rustic umber and matte black finishes... more »
  •     (from left) Jens Busse, director; Eckhard Keill, CEO; Chris Dimou, president, The Americas; Christoph Hugenberg, member of the board; and Michael Stangier, CFO Roto North America received the 2018 Customer Value Champion award from Roto Frank AG, presented by Eckhard Keill, Roto Frank’s global CEO. Roto North America receivef thr award at the January Roto Group... more »
  • Andersen Corp. broke ground on its new manufacturing campus in Goodyear, Arizona. The company plans to invest more than $105 million in a 500,000 square foot manufacturing and distribution facility and create more than 415 jobs during the first phase of this expansion. The new facility will manufacture Andersen 100 Series products.   The campus will be owned and operated by Andersen Regional... more »
  • Assa Abloy signed an agreement to acquire Keyper Systems, a leading supplier of electronic and mechanical key management systems in the U.S. with a strong presence in the automotive segment. The acquisition is conditional upon satisfaction of customary closing conditions and is expected to close during the first quarter of 2019.   "I am very pleased to welcome Keyper Systems into the... more »
  • 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 »