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  • Thompson Creek Window Company earned the Angie’s List Super Service Award. Eligibility requirements for the award include an “A” rating in overall, recent and review period grades. Winners must also be in good standing with Angie’s List, abide by the company’s operational guidelines and pass a background check. “The Super Service Award is a great reminder to us... more »
  • The Window and Door Manufacturers Association installed its new leadership team at the Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference. At the meeting, the WDMA Board of Directors elected Phil Donaldson of Andersen Corporation as the association's 2017-2019 chairman. Donaldson replaces outgoing Chairman Al Babiuk of Loewen Windows. Donaldson is the executive vice president and CFO of Anderson... more »
  • The Window Safety Task Force of the National Safety Council will sponsor Window Safety Week the first week of April to educate consumers on window safety and increase awareness to prevent accidental window falls. According to the Council, every year, about eight children under age five die from falling out of a window and more than 3,300 are injured seriously enough to go to the hospital. To... more »
  • Press Glass SA subsidiary Glass Systems Group acquired in the United Kingdom two Pilkington group factories and their order book. Both factories have been producing insulating glass units for the residential market. The acquisition was formally proceeded by Glass Systems North Ltd., a fully owned subsidiary of Press Glass UK Ltd. The factory in Cumbernauld will operate as Glass Systems Scotland;... more »
  •  The American Architectural Manufacturers Association will host a webinar, “Window Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility,” on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EST. Angela Dickson, marketing manager for AAMA, will be presenting. All interested parties are welcome; registration is required and complimentary. more »
  •       Mike DeSoto     Donnie Hunter At the American Architectural Manufacturers Association 80th Annual Conference, the association's membership ratified the 2017 board of directors. Mike DeSoto (MI Windows and Doors) is the new chairman of the board, and Donnie Hunter (Kawneer) took on the role of vice chairman. Carl Troiano (Trojan Powder Coatings)... more »
  • 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 »
  • Dean Lewis, AAMA Technical Manager, Training and Education retired from the association after an 18-year career with the company. "AAMA membership and staff alike will miss the wealth of knowledge and history that Dean provided during his long tenure at AAMA," says Rich Walker, AAMA president and CEO. "We'll miss Dean the 'answer man' and his voice moderating the webinar series... more »
  • The global smart glass market is anticipated to reach $4.953 billion by 2021, according to a report by Research and Markets. The report addresses market segments that include thermochromic glass, suspended particle device glass, electrochromic glass, liquid crystal glass, and photochromics glass, among others. Categories include automotive, energy, transportation, consumer electronics and... more »