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  • The Window and Door Dealers Alliance will participate in the National Association of Home Builders International Builders’ Show, part of Design & Construction Week in Las Vegas, Feb. 19-21. WDDA staff will be on the show floor in booth #N815 to greet more than 85,000 professionals at one of the largest gatherings for the residential design and construction industry. WDDA members can... more »
  • Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 657,000 units in November after an upwardly revised October report, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. This marks the highest sales pace since March 2018. On a year-to-date basis, however, sales are down 7.7 percent from this time... more »
  • ODL Inc. launched a new Resolve sealant which creates a foam seal that results in a one-part thermoset foam seal to secure doorglass in place. It is currently used in decorative doorglass products from ODL. The pliable material is said to be easier to work with and accommodates repositioning during installation. The dry sealant also avoids inconsistency and mess associated with wet glaze... more »
  • MI Windows and Doors will be recommended for a Voluntary Protection Program Star by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, says the company.  OSHA officials completed a three-day evaluation of the MI Profiles extrusion facility in Millersburg, Pennsylvania. The three-member OSHA team announced they would recommend Profiles for the award. “This is an awesome moment... more »
  •     From left to right: Danielle Mikesell, Brad West, Bob Keller, Debbie LaPinska, Jeff Jackson, John Engelstad, Dave McCutcheon and Brent Boydston at the ribbon-cutting ceremony on Jan. 29.     PGT Innovations finished construction on and began using its new building that connects two of the company's existing glass processing plants at its North Venice, Florida... more »
  • Roto North America's President and CEO Chris Dimou attended the German American Business Outlook 2019 and the New Year's Luncheon with the German ambassador to the U.S., Dr. Emily Haber, as a special guest. The event, held in New York City, is an annual survey of German firms in the U.S. and offers insight into the current status and future expectations of German companies in the U.S.... more »
  • The World Millwork Alliance will hold its Ignite - Leadership Conference April 29 through May 3 at the JW Marriott Starr Pass in Tucson, Arizona. Through education, events, networking and presentations, the conference aims to inspire and re-energize skilled leaders and encourage younger ones. More information is available here.  more »
  • Andersen Corp. representatives partnered with Cheeriodicals to assemble and deliver a combined 520 Big Green Boxes of Cheer for patients at the Phoenix Veterans Administration Health Care System and the Miami VA Healthcare System. Each gift box contained magazines, activity books, convenience items, puzzles and games. Cheeriodicals partners with children’s hospitals, VA facilities and other... more »
  • Residential building during December 2018 totaled $300.6 billion, which was down by 8 percent compared to the previous month, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. Single-family housing fell 5 percent while multifamily housing dropped by 15 percent. Analysts indicate the 5 percent fall is a settling back from the extended plateau throughout much of last year. The December pace for single-... more »
  • Kolbe Windows & Doors will feature indoor-outdoor entertaining solutions at the National Association of Home Builders International Builders’ Show next month in booth #C2519. "As the interest in indoor and outdoor living continues to grow, a transformation toward outdoor dining and food preparation continues to evolve as well," says Cindy Bremer, vice president of marketing at... more »