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  • In additon to the following highlights, Window & Door's coverage also includes: A report overviewing the event In-depth coverage of new introductions in doors, windows, components and accessories A Live from Las Vegas video gallery featuring more new products More snapshots, featured as part of first day's coverage of this year's event.   Multi-panel folding and sliding door... more »
  • Leitz Tooling Systems LP, the supplier of cutting tools for wood windows and doors and other products, has purchased of the assets of Royce//Pacific Precision Cutting Tools in San Bernardino, Calif. "The purchase is a continuation of our international growth strategy and will enable Leitz to offer enhanced diamond and carbide service capabilities and additional experienced technical... more »
  • Las Vegas―The mood was distinctly upbeat among exhibitors and attendees at the International Builders’ Show, held here last week. While several large window and door manufacturers―notably Andersen and Pella―were absent, Ply Gem, Jeld-Wen, Marvin, Therma-Tru and others capitalized on the spotlight. The now three-day show, organized by the National Association of Home Builders, drew an... more »
  • A group of emloyees from Pella Corp. will be among the participants in an annual Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation walk being held in Des Moines, Iowa, on February 16. The Greater Iowa Walk to Cure Diabetes 2013 is often Iowa’s largest single-day fundraiser for a non-profit cause, and among the largest walks per-capita for JDRF across the US, according to JDRF. “Our Pella Windows... more »
  • The National Association of Home Builders and the National Kitchen & Bath Association have agreed to co-locate the International Builders' Show and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show in Las Vegas beginning in February 2014.  The two events will remain separate and distinct shows held simultaneously at the Las Vegas Convention Center through 2016, creating Design and Construction Week,... more »
  • After languishing for several years, the U.S. remodeling industry appears to be pulling out of its downturn, and a renewal of the nation’s housing stock is underway, according to a new report from the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.  Entitled The U.S. Housing Stock: Ready for Renewal, the 36-page study sees foreclosed properties being rehabilitated, sustainable... more »
  • A new 54,000-square-foot door and window distribution center located at its corporate headquarters in Sugarcreek, Ohio, has been opened by ProVia.  Equipped with 16 loading docks, the new center will alleviate congestion and streamline the loading process, allowing trucks to stay parked until they are fully loaded, officials note.   The new facility is the first phase of an 112,... more »
  • Las Vegas—Thousands of building industry professionals are gathering for the International Builders' Show, which opened here yesterday. Buoyed by the improving outlook in both the new construction and remodeling markets, a more optimistic mood is evident among exhibitors and attendees throughout the Las Vegas Convention Center. The number of window and door manufacturers bringing products... more »
  • The management team of MI Windows & Doors, with the support of Pete DeSoto and ShoreView Industries, a private equity firm based in Minneapolis, has successfully completed a transaction to purchase the Pennsylvania-based window and door manufacturer from JT Walker Industries. With the transition, ShoreView will hold a significant minority interest in MIWD. Pete DeSoto, previously MIWD ... more »
  • Hufcor Inc., a manufacturer of operable partitions based in Janesville, Wis., has teamed with Monarch Glass Wall Systems, a Canadian supplier of movable glass walls sytems, to offer a line of movable exterior glass wall systems and sliding doors targeted at the mainstream home building industry in the United States. The partnership is introducing the Monarch by Hufcor line at this week's... more »