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  • The Marvin Cos. appointed Krischelle Tennessen to the newly created position of chief human resources officer. In her new role, Tennessen is responsible for driving the company’s long-term human resources vision and strategy. She will be based at the company’s Warroad headquarters and will report to Paul Marvin, president. Most recently, Tennessen was senior vice president of grow... more »
  • Ventana USA promoted Anne Wittman to customer support supervisor. Wittman has worked as a customer support representative with Ventana for over 15 years in both fence and window sales. In her new position, Wittman will focus on interaction with production and developing customer relationships to advance the company's service and sales goals. more »
  • Registration is now open for the Window & Door Manufacturers Association’s Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference, which will take place March 27-29, 2017, at the Renaissance Dupont Hotel in Washington, D.C. This conference is an opportunity to remind leaders of the importance of the industry and advance the advocacy agenda of WDMA, association officials report.   more »
  • Weather Shield Windows & Doors promoted Dave Koester to the newly created position of corporate training manager. Koester will lead the company’s sales training initiatives and develop a comprehensive sales training program for employees and dealers. Koester has worked at Weather Shield for 28 years in a variety of positions, most recently as brand manager. He has also held positions... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association released an updated document using ASTM test methods to qualify windows, doors and skylights as "impact resistant." The AAMA 506-16, "Voluntary Specifications for Impact and Cycle Testing of Fenestration Products," was last updated in 2011. "The AAMA 506 document provides details regarding the rating of windows, doors... more »
  •   Adler Windows was ranked number 21 on Crain’s 2016 Best Places To Work in New York City list. Adler Windows is the only fenestration business and the highest ranked construction company on the list this year. To identify the Best Places to Work in New York City, Crain's partnered with Best Companies Group, an independent research firm that dispatched surveys to more than 28,300... more »
  • Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. appointed Tracey Belcourt as the senior vice president of global growth and development. Belcourt brings more than 17 years of experience in global strategy, mergers and acquisitions and business development. She comes to Fortune Brands from Mondelez International Inc. where she spent four years as the executive vice president of strategy focused on... more »
  • The Global Smart Glass Market is projected to reach a total market size of $4.953 billion by 2021, from $1.953 billion in 2015, at a compound annual growth rate of 16.77 percent over the forecast period, according to a report by Research and Markets. Rising global adoption of green buildings and eco-friendly technologies is the major factor in driving the demand for smart glasses, according to... more »
  • Pella Corp. added Emily Videtto as its new chief marketing officer. Videtto comes to Pella Corp. from roofing manufacturer GAF. She started there in 2004 as marketing analyst and continued to grow within the company, holding positions such as senior product manager and director of shingles and new product development. Most recently, Videtto was vice president of residential marketing and new... more »
  • Simpson Door Co. has added WaterBarrier technology for flush door designs, including ones with windows, standard raised moldings and flush shaker moldings. Regardless of the wood species, size or shape of the door, the new technology provides a five-year warranty with no protective overhang required. “With the ever-increasing popularity of contemporary design and the prominent role of... more »