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  • Renewal by Andersen has been named one of the Top Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune. The program recognizes the most progressive companies in Minnesota based on employee opinions measuring engagement, organizational health and satisfaction. The analysis included responses from over 69,000 employees at Minnesota public, private and nonprofit organizations. “We are honored to be... more »
  • Roto Frank AG acquired Union Ltd., a manufacturer based near Shanghai, China. Union Ltd. has had a long-term relationship with Roto Frank as a supplier of zinc and aluminum die-cast parts. Management responsibility for Union Ltd. will be transferred to Roto Frank in the short term, but the company will continue to operate as an independent business in the future and will serve as a wholly-owned... more »
  • WinDoor, the annual trade show hosted by Fenestration Canada will be held November 28-30 at The International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario, near Toronto. The event attracts a mix of Canadian and U.S. window and door manufacturers and industry suppliers, retailers and other industry professionals who gather for education, networking and updates on industry trends. Click here for more... more »
  • AmesburyTruth partnered with Brookvent, a U.K.-based manufacturer of trickle ventilation systems. Brookvent has been manufacturing trickle vents for 32 years and holds a solid market share in the United Kingdom, the company reports. The Brookvent Trickle Ventilation System is ready for U.S. distribution.  “In response to the increased demand our customers are seeing for trickle... more »
  •  AmesburyTruth partnered with Industrial Sales Corporation. The partnership is designed to eliminate complexity for customers by providing a single representative firm covering the entire United States, the company reports. The partnership of AmesburyTruth and ISC will provide customers access to AmesburyTruth’s full range of products while delivering nationwide and regional... more »
  • Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. appointed Patrick Hallinan as senior vice president and chief financial officer. The company’s current senior vice president and chief financial officer, Lee Wyatt, has been named executive vice president and will retire at the end of 2017. Hallinan began his career as a consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton. He previously served as vice president... more »
  • Early-bird registration rates for the 15th annual GlassBuild America are in effect until June 30. GlassBuild America, the gathering place for the entire glass, metals and window and door industries in the Americas, will be held September 12-14, 2017, in Atlanta, Georgia. Presented by the National Glass Association and the Window & Door Dealers Alliance, along with association sponsors, the... more »
  • The global door and window market is expected to reach an estimated $243.6 billion by 2022 and is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 4.1 percent from 2017 to 2022, according to a report by Research and Markets. The study considers both residential and commercial opportunities. The major growth drivers for this market are rapidly increasing new construction and renovation... more »
  • Barry Murphy, most recently of Therma-Tru Doors, passed away June 7 at his home in Toronto. Murphy started in the industry in 1953, working with a number of industry companies before finishing his career with Therma-Tru. He was past president of the Canadian Window and Door Manufacturers Association, (now Fenestration Canada) and was awarded both the CP Loewen and Industry Pioneer awards. He... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association summer conference, held June 18-21 in Newport, Rhode Island, offered industry insights, advice and updates to attendees. Keynote speaker Michael Collins of Building Industry Advisors addressed the challenges and opportunities facing the industry in the wake of the new Trump administration. Collins gave a forecast on how Trump's influence on... more »