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  • Jeld-Wen Holding Inc., publicly traded since Jan. 27, 2017, reported a 9.2 percent rise in revenues for the fourth quarter, according to an article on the Woodworking Network, Feb. 26, 2017, which also reports that  the company's annual sales of $3.7 billion were up 8.5 percent. The company’s net income rose to $357.5 million, a 294 percent, due to a one-time tax benefit.  more »
  • Linetec continues to expand capacity and add new jobs to support the market's increased demand for high-quality finishes and high-performance architectural metal products. Part of the latest job growth is a $3 million investment to double the capacity of the thermal services department, according to a company release. In late 2016, Linetec expanded its painting capacity by going from a five-day... more »
  • North East Windows USA Inc. promoted Ed Little to the newly created position of director of sales.  Little brings over 30 years of experience in the window and door industry to his new role, including tenures with several Top 100 manufacturers. In addition, the company hired Alberina Ziemba, formerly of BF Rich Window & Door, as its mid-Atlantic territory manager. more »
  • Panda Windows & Doors reorganized its U.S. sales regional map and announced a slate of new appointments in its sales and service teams. For the west coast, new regional managers are Stephen Keller and Derrick McCall and sales assistant is Stefan Monetta. The southwest appointments include regional manager Chance Mora and sales assistant Derrek MacElwain. Northwest regional manager and sales... more »
  • Soft‐Lite Windows has been named a 2017 Evolution of Manufacturing Award honoree by Smart Business. The Evolution of Manufacturing awards program recognizes manufacturers that are evolving to adapt in a global economy. Soft‐Lite was recognized on Feb. 23, 2017, at the Evolution of Manufacturing Conference, held at Cuyahoga Community College. This year’s conference focused on emerging risks... more »
  • TigerStop opened a new office in Mexico City, to better serve the “promising market,” according to Jack Ragan, VP of sales and service. “We are gaining traction in Mexico and, to serve this promising market, we decided to open an office in one of the most cosmopolitan and bustling cities in the world, Mexico City,” he says.Gregorio Aspeitia is the new national sales... more »
  • Wincore Windows and Doors added automated welding and corner cleaning machines to its vinyl window production lines, allowing them to significantly increase output capacity without compromising quality control, according to a company release. The automated high-heat parallel welder and dual-head corner cleaning machine are both operated by a computerized control panel for precision and... more »
  •          Dr. Dirk Leiß, Chairman of the Executive Board of Benecke-Kaliko AG, und Dr. Hans-Hinrich Kruse, Chairman of the Executive Board of Konrad Hornschuch AG. International technology company Continental completed the purchase of the Hornschuch Group, on March 1, 2017. Antitrust authorities previously approved the merger of the two companies, enabling the... more »
  • Deceuninck North America welcomed more than a dozen fabricators for its Future Fabricators workshop. Current and future leaders of companies from Ohio, West Virginia, Illinois, Indiana, Florida and Pennsylvania attended the event, now in its second year. During the two-day workshop, Deceuninck North America CEO Filip Geeraert and other Deceuninck leadership provided insights into the state... more »
  • More than 50 industry professionals met in High Point, N.C. Feb 20-23 for a training symposium focusing on profile wrapping and flat lamination suited to all levels of experience. Put together as a joint effort, the symposium was organized and hosted by TreCo Tech/Barberan machinery, American Renolit films, Kleiberit Adhesives and Nordson equipment. The event was held at the TreCo Tech facility... more »