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  • Lamatek expanded its manufacturing facility from 49,000 to 92,000 square feet. The leading supplier of foam tapes, seals, gaskets and custom fabricated parts says the expansion will significantly increase production capacity. “We’re thrilled about the expansion because it will allow us to accommodate new opportunities,” says President Bob Carlson. “We’re upgrading... more »
  • Pella Corp. Chair Emerita Mary Joan Kuyper Farver passed away peacefully early Monday morning at her home in Pella, Iowa, with her family. She was 97 years old. Farver was born in Pella, Iowa, on Nov. 17, 1919, to Pete and Lucille Kuyper, who purchased what was then known as the Rolscreen Company in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1925. A year later, they moved the business to Pete’s hometown of Pella... more »
  • Ron Wooten, director of product testing and certification, CRL-U.S. Aluminum, earned his FenestrationMaster certification from the American Architectural Manufacturers Association, a national education and certification program for professionals in the fenestration industry. Wooten has been in the fenestration industry for over three decades. In his position at CRL, Wooten plans and directs... more »
  • John Heinaman was named managing principal of the Consulting Collaborative West Coast office in Orange County, California. He has over four decades of career experience working with companies in the glass industry including sales and management positions with PPG Industries, executive positions with Model Glass Co. and president and CEO of Heinaman Contract Glazing with facilities in Lake Forest... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association heard from a number of speakers and presenters focused on green building topics and sustainability at the AAMA 80th Annual Conference in Phoenix, Feb. 12-15. Participants heard upcoming changes to California's Proposition 65, as well as an overview of Environmental Product Declarations, the importance of sustainable cities and the... more »
  • Apex Building Products and Hartville Hardware formed a new key partnership between the two organizations. Hartville Hardware will now offer all Apex Sunrooms products at its store. This partnership follows the unveiling of Hartville Hardware’s newly-renovated “Idea House,” which now features an Apex sunroom and modern finishes throughout. “Hartville Hardware shares our... more »
  • Now in its 44th year, the family owned and operated Gravina’s Window Center of Littleton has taken top honors from Marvin Windows and Doors as the number one dealer in the country for Marvin’s Infinity Fiberglass Window division. Says Mike Gravina, sales manager, Gravina's Window Center of Littleton, “Our window and door installation of Infinity has allowed us to grow in Denver... more »
  • For the fifth consecutive year, LaCantina Doors won a Best of Houzz 2017 award. Winners were selected by the monthly users that comprise the Houzz community. LaCantina won in the Design category, whose winners reflect the most popular projects downloaded, saved and shared on Houzz by its homeowners, top home builders, architects, interior designers, contractors and other residential remodeling... more »
  • Pella Corp. changed its warranty on wood windows and patio doors to include limited lifetime coverage. Homeowners who purchase new wood windows or patio doors for their personal home will have lifetime coverage on various components of their newly installed products for as long as they own and occupy their home. “We’ve helped lessen some of the apprehension customers can feel when... more »
  • Soft‐Lite Windows is expanding its Measure & Install Division by opening operations in two new areas, as well as expanding several existing M&I locations. Soft‐Lite will base its new western Pennsylvania M&I division in Monroeville. The company’s second new facility will be based in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. These two facilities will provide Soft‐Lite with an additional 42,... more »