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  • Access Hardware Supply, a wholesale distributor of access control equipment and mechanical and electronic locking hardware for commercial doors, has developed the Retrofit Installation iPad App. When used on-site, the app prompts the user to fill in the all aspects of a door opening (including whether or not the current door sticks or jams) and all potential hardware necessary. It reduces that... more »
  • Frontline Building Products Inc., a producer of cladding and aluminum-clad entry and garage door frames, has acquired the assets of GW Inc. Based in Merrill, Wis., GW produces wood window and door components and other custom millwork products. With the purchase, GW Millwork now operates as a division of Frontlline. Frontline's current Green Bay and Medford facilities remain operational... more »
  •     One of Loewen's recently opened showrooms Loewen, the manufacturer of high-end windows and doors based in Steinbach, Manitoba, Canada, reports it has opened 12 new showrooms across Canada and the United States in 2011, with more slated for the future. The centers range in size from 1,500 to 5,000 square feet and are designed to support people who work in the design and... more »
  • Integrity Windows & Doors has launced a new website, said to be cleaner and easier to navigate, while offering more detailed information on the company's products made with Ultrex pultruded fiberglass. “We listened to what our customers told us and added new features to the website based on their feedback,” says Becky Felling, Integrity director of marketing. “In today... more »
  • Simonton Windows has developed a new Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting video to educate homeowners on the dangers of homes built prior to 1978 with lead-based paint. The one-minute video has been posted on YouTube to make homeowners more aware and encourage them to review their homes for lead paint issues. “An estimated 30 million homes in the United States today still contain lead-based... more »
  • Stiles Machinery will host a benchmarking tour in Switzerland and Germany to tour various window and door manufacturing facilities and also attend the Fensterbau/Frontale trade fair this coming March. The tour is designed to provide an understanding of "what's next" in the global industry, as well as knowledge to make a business more competitive, officials state. The tour runs from... more »
  • As a result of continued growth and demand in Eastern Canada markets, All Weather Windows has moved into a new larger manufacturing facility in Mississauga, Ontario. Based in Edmonton, Alberta, the company first expanded manufacturing operations to Ontario in 2006. "Substantial growth in the Ontario and Atlantic markets made it necessary to move into a new facility," says Jon Wagner,... more »
  • The Home Depot recently named Woodgrain Millwork as a top ten finalist for its 2011 Innovation Award for its latest product, Finished Elegance. Currently available in Georgia, Maryland, Pennsylvania and other eastern U.S. Home Depot stores, the interior moulding and trim product was recognized because it features a smooth, finished surface that eliminates the need to paint and has increased... more »
  • GED Integrated Solutions, the supplier of integrated window manufacturing equipment and systems, has named S. Joseph Shaheen to the role of director of sales and marketing. In this position, he oversees both domestic and international sales activities along with the development and implementation of sales strategies to provide customers with improved product quality, timely delivery, value and... more »
  • FeneTech, the supplier of window and door industry software, is planning to launch FeneVision_neo in early spring 2012.  The next generation of the company's software features an even more modern design, enhanced graphics and support for many new functions for iPads and tablet PCs, the company reports. “This is the best FeneVision ever and I’ m proud to be offering such a modern... more »