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  • Germany-based aluplast acquired Chelsea Building Products. Chelsea Building Products will continue to operate independently in Oakmont, Pennsylvania, and will maintain its identity in the marketplace. “Everyone at Chelsea is looking forward to the partnership with this successful global company,” says Peter Dewil, president and CEO of Chelsea Building Products. “It will bring... more »
  • CGI Windows & Doors made an in-kind donation of windows to the foster care organization 4KIDS of South Florida. The company donated Sentinel Series 110 single-hung windows, Series 120 2-panel horizontal rollers with screens, and Series 150 2-panel sliding glass doors. The products will be installed by CGI dealer Palm Beach Window and Door Design Center. “The donation of our impact-... more »
  • Vitro Architectural Glass introduced Solarban 90 solar control low-emissivity glass to the residential window market. The product was previously available only to the commercial market. Based on proprietary multi-silver coating technology developed by Vitro Glass, Solarban 90 combines the neutral-reflectivity of conventional clear glass with exceptional solar control, according to the company.... more »
  • Therma-Tru Corp. is building a new facility based in Maumee, Ohio. The 30,000 square foot facility, scheduled for completion in late 2017, will be focused on creating innovative product solutions, according to the company. “Delivering new and impactful innovations is a key strategic initiative in support of our future growth plans,” says Brett Finley, president of Therma-Tru Corp.... more »
  • Ply Gem Building Products is a sponsor of the 2017 HGTV Smart Home and Smart Home Giveaway. The Scottsdale, Arizona home that will be awarded in the sweepstakes will feature Ply Gem’s Simonton Window and Doors line of DaylightMax and Madeira windows. “We are proud to have our windows included in the HGTV Smart Home because it is at the forefront of cutting-edge home technology and... more »
  • Ply Gem Building Products and its West Virginia manufacturing facilities received the West Virginia Governor’s Award for Excellence in Industrial Energy Efficiency. The award examines production facilities for eco-friendly practices, safe work environments and the energy efficiency of the products produced. Ply Gem partnered with Bhaskaran Gopalakrishnan, professor and director of the... more »
  • North Star Windows & Doors acquired TruTech's pre-hung entry door system division, TruBilt. As part of North Star, TruBilt will continue to manufacture entry door systems at its Vaughan, Ontario location using TruTech door panels and decorative glass. The sale is said to provide TruTech the opportunity to focus on its core business, the manufacture and distribution of fiberglass and steel... more »
  • Employees at six Renewal by Andersen locations were honored for their work with K9s for Warriors, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing service canines to veterans. The locations raised a combined total of $185,000, and Andersen Corporation is donating an additional $5,000. “Our employees have always felt that support and respect for our service veterans is an important... more »
  • Savio S.p.A. based in Torino, Italy, and Savio Thesan USA, owned and operated by Patrick Revenew, formed a partnership agreement, bringing Savio Thesan to the North American market. In a letter to customers, Patrick Revenew, president and CEO of Savio Thesan, said, "I have been professionally involved with Savio S.p.A. for over 16 years and our business relationship has allowed us to enter... more »
  • FlexScreen LLC opened a new manufacturing facility in Vermillion, South Dakota, expanding its operations into the upper Midwest. Manufacturing is scheduled to begin this spring. FlexScreen-South Dakota will produce the full line of FlexScreen products and the company plans to add 24 to 40 jobs over the next 18 months, company officials report. “Having a manufacturing facility in the upper... more »