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  • Vytex Windows opened a new facility in Cleveland, Ohio, to accommodate the company’s expansion. This 4,800-square-foot location will house deliveries, run install services for Midwest clients and offer a fully equipped showroom. February marks the company’s first full month in the space. more »
  • Koch Industries Inc. completed the acquisition of Guardian Industries Corp. following the receipt of all regulatory approvals. Koch initially invested in Guardian in 2012, acquiring a 44.5 percent minority interest in the company at the time. Guardian brings new capabilities and expertise to Koch in several highly technical manufacturing and distribution industries. In addition to being one of... more »
  • Global Products International Group/GPI Millworks acquired a plant in Tucker, Georgia. "We see continued growth opportunities in our core markets,” states Ryan Chapman, GPI Group’s president. "Our investment in the new facility will allow us to expand our fabrication and production to better serve our customers.” more »
  • Jeld-Wen went public at the New York Stock Exchange Friday, January 27. Window & Door previously reported that the company filed a registration for an IPO last June. The company will trade under the ticker JELD and announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 25,000,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $23 per share. Of those shares, the company is... more »
  • Premier Building Solutions launched the new GenX product line. The sealant technology offers maximum durability for use in many interior or exterior conditions, according to the company. GenX addresses contractor sealant needs with aggressive adhesion to common construction substrates and  compatibility with rubberized asphalt, flashing and other building materials. “Our research and... more »
  • Sierra Pacific Windows debuted 12 product innovations, along with its new brand identity, at the 2017 International Builders’ Show for its first time exhibiting. According to the company, several of these products are suited to coastal building in Zone 3 and Zone 4, including the new storm-tested, impact-rated H3 FeelSafe windows. The H3 FeelSafe line is designed for building requirements... more »
  • According to an article in the Sioux City Journal, Gerkin Window and Doors will add 73,000 square feet to its South Sioux City facility. The company, which employs over 200 people, broke ground on the addition in late 2016 and expects it to open in 2018. This is the second expansion since a new facility opened in 2004. Gerkin is uncertain if additional space will lead to additional jobs. “... more »
  • Masonite International Corp. launched the Heritage Series of fiberglass entry doors featuring Craftsman architectural details. The new three-panel exterior doors complement the Heritage Winslow interior doors. “We are excited to expand the Heritage Series to the entry door market,” says Mark Albrighton, senior director, exterior product at Masonite. “The Heritage three-panel... more »
  • The Brinks Home Security Array smart lock was awarded the 2017 National Association of Home Builders Best of IBS Award for Indoor Living Product. The smart lock from Brinks, a division of Hampton Products International, will be available for pre-orders in May 2017. Array is a cloud- and app-enabled internet of things device that homeowners can use without adding separate hubs or accessories... more »
  •          The new Masonite logo reinforces where the company is taking the door category, officials report. The bold, uppercase letters signify continued strength and leadership. The ‘M’ symbol utilizies intersecting doors to reinforce the partnership with customers. The modified crossbars of the ‘A’ and ‘E’ in Masonite’s... more »