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  • GPAD 2017, hosted by FeneTech Inc., opened Wednesday, March 14 in New Orleans. Keynote speaker Joe Maukonen, president of control systems integrator RoviSys, kicked off the event by addressing a concurrent theme in the subsequent presentations: Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things. While IoT—generally, things that are connected to the internet and also to each other—is... 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 »
  • Seaway Manufacturing Corporation named Terry Rex as a territory manager. Rex has 30 years of experience in the window and door industry, and has held various sales, marketing and industry association positions. “Terry has an excellent reputation in our industry and we look forward to having him as part of our team,” says Seaway Manufacturing President Jana Goodrich. more »
  • The National Glass Association and the Glass Association of North America held the first joint task force meeting in late February to discuss a possible combination of the two industry trade associations. The NGA task force is represented by: Michael Albert, S. Albert Glass Angelo Rivera, Faour Glass Technologies Nicole Harris, NGA President & CEO Jerry Jacobs, NGA General Counsel The GANA... 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 »
  • YKK AP America expanded its direct freight shipping program to customers in the Southeast United States. The program is already established in the Northeast, Midwest, Southwest, Gulf Coast and Central U.S. regions. The direct freight shipping program uses a dedicated logistics system with YKK AP-branded trucks to handle transportation and deliveries. Each shipment is moved by hand, limiting the... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association released a new document providing guidance and sound technical information on the aspects to consider when applying plastic-glazed skylights and sloped glazing as an enhancement to a building design. The document is intended to provide the architect, engineer, contractor and property owner with this information and knowledge in order to... more »
  • Comfort Windows announced Kathy Schwab of Elbridge, N.Y. as the winner of its $25,000 Ultimate Home Makeover Sweepstakes. The company reported more than 6,000 entries for the 2016 sweepstakes; customers entered online and in person at the showroom and events across New York state. The prize includes a consultation with a product and design expert from Comfort Windows and prize money can be used... more »
  • The global smart windows market is poised to grow at a compounded annual growth rate of 20.4 percent over the next decade to reach approximately $23.5 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Research and Markets. The report categorizes use in marine, automotive, commercial buildings, aerospace, residential buildings and other applications. The market is witnessing a rise in usage of smart... more »