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  •     Hunter         Yglesias During the American Architectural Manufacturers Association 82nd Annual Conference, Donnie Hunter, director of global product management for Kawneer, was recognized as the new chairman of the AAMA board of directors. Hunter takes on this role following a two-year term led by outgoing chairman Mike DeSoto, CEO for MI Windows... more »
  •   ODL Inc. introduced modern bar configurations and new black and two-tone bronze/white colors for its Grilles Between Glass (GBG) product line. GBGs mimic the appearance of divided light doors but give homeowners the same aesthetic via a simplified manufacturing process. The grilles, or dividers, are housed within two panes of glass. They are available in standard 5/8-inch flat... more »
  •           Adding capacity to support its customers' product needs and lead times, Technoform doubled the size of its current warehouse in Twinsburg, Ohio. The location also added new equipment to increase its finishing and customization services. "We have experienced tremendous growth, and with advanced equipment we will continue to improve the speed and... more »
  • The U.S. Department of Labor announced a proposed rule to revise and clarify the responsibilities of employers and joint employers to employees in joint employer arrangements. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) allows joint employer situations where an employer and a joint employer are jointly responsible for the employee's wages. This proposal would ensure employers and joint employers clearly... more »
  • Altera Windows & Doors promoted Arthur Verreault to director of sales from his previous role as business development manager. Verreault brings extensive sales and management knowledge to this position with previous experience working as general manager of trade sales for Pella Windows in New England. In this position, Verreault will lead the charge with the outside sales team and will also... more »
  • Vitro Architectural Glass’s Fresno, California, facility is the first float glass manufacturing plant in the U.S. to earn the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Energy Star certification for superior energy efficiency.  “We are extremely proud of this achievement because it recognizes and rewards the extraordinary commitment our Fresno staff makes every day to... more »
  • The Window Safety Task Force of the National Safety Council encourages parents and caregivers to recognize the importance of practicing window safety during Window Safety Week, being observed April 7-13. Open windows, however, at any time of year can be dangerous for young children. "It only takes seconds for a preventable window fall to occur," says Becky Turpin, director, home and... more »
  • Officials from the Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health named MI Windows as one of its three winners of the Leadership Award. ADOSH annually bestows this honor on VPP Star sites, which MI Windows achieved 18 months ago, that go above and beyond in maintaining workplace safety. “This award is provided to employers and employees who work to improve their... more »
  • Madico Inc., a manufacturer of materials-based solutions, introduces programs to put window film dealers first as part of the New Madico Experience, a campaign featuring dealer support programs, recognition, a dealer portal and educational initiatives. The Madico Experience features a newly redesigned website dedicated to amplifying window film dealers’ success through programs designed to... more »
  • The ASTM C24 Committee on Building Seals & Sealants presented Dow Technician Kelly Allore with the committee’s highest honor, the Lou Toporcer Sealants Hall of Fame Award. The committee gives the award to recognize contributions from its membership.   “We’re proud to recognize Kelly’s accomplishments with ASTM,” says Doug Kempf, technical service and... more »