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  • ProVia joined  the Window and Door Manufacturers Association. Headquartered in Sugarcreek, Ohio, ProVia manufactures professional-class entry doors, storm doors, patio doors, windows, vinyl siding and manufactured stone. The company employs over 650 people at its headquarters and manufacturing facilities in Sugarcreek, Walnut Creek and Baltic, Ohio; and Booneville, Mississippi. Brian... more »
  • Edgetech, Quanex Building Products’ European arm, was named Spacer Bar Manufacturer of the Year in the United Kingdom National Fenestration Awards for the second year in a row. Recognized for its Super Spacer warm-edge spacer solutions, Edgetech won the competition with 44 percent of the open platform vote. “A National Fenestration Award is a real badge of honor for us, because the... more »
  • Apex Energy Solutions unveiled an app that allows potential franchisees, customers and employees to explore the Apex story through a digital Victorian-style pop-up book. It can be found in the iTunes app store. The Apex Pop-Up Book app tells the Apex story by reacting to users’ fingertips, allowing them to turn pages and watch pop-up features take shape. Once a page is open, the user can... more »
  • Apex Energy Solutions switched to a franchise model, offering all of its licensees the opportunity to buy franchises and also making franchises available in new markets. Apex is in 15 states, and it expects the franchise model to result in double-digit growth in the next 18 months. more »
  • Deceuninck North America reported strong sales growth through the third quarter of 2016, according to a recent company release. The company made several investments to sustain its growth in 2016, including its new $20 million, 150,000-square-foot facility in Fernley, Nevada, which can accommodate up to 24 extrusion lines. Deceuninck also invested to support growth and sustainability at its Monroe... more »
  • Ross Adler, Adler Windows’ president/CEO, was named a 2017 Future 50 Award Winner by New York SmartCEO. This program recognizes the region’s 50 fastest-growing mid-sized companies. These companies have demonstrated significant growth based on a combined three-year average of revenue and employee growth. The 2017 Future 50 winners collectively generate more than $3.51 billion in annual... more »
  • Kolbe Windows & Doors introduced sliding windows with larger openings. Available in both Ultra Series and VistaLuxe complementary versions, the window features an extruded aluminum exterior, a wood interior and a tilt-in sash on some models to simplify cleaning. Kolbe will display the window during the International Builders’ Show. more »
  •   PGT Inc. will unveil its new brand name, PGT Innovations, at the 2017 NAHB International Builders’ Show, Jan. 10-12, 2017. The new name evokes the future of the impact-resistant window and door industry and the next generation of products, according to company officials. Bringing together three window and door manufacturers—CGI, PGT Custom Windows & Doors and WinDoor—... more »
  • Jeld-Wen partnered with U.S. Lumber. Door dealers and lumberyards will be able to purchase Jeld-Wen products from U.S. Lumber in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware and Virginia, starting in mid-2016. U.S. Lumber will pre-hang and distribute the complete line of Jeld-Wen Doors. Read more... Jeld-Wen also announced its acquisition of Australia’s Trend Windows & Doors, which... more »
  • In May, Pella Corp. appointed Tim Yaggi as its new president and chief executive officer. Yaggi’s most recent position was chief operating officer and interim president and CEO at Tempur Sealy International, which is the world’s largest bedding provider. Prior to his work in bedding, Yaggi served at MASCO Corp. as group president of the North America Builder Group where he oversaw a... more »