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  • Savio S.p.A. based in Torino, Italy, and Savio Thesan USA, owned and operated by Patrick Revenew, formed a partnership agreement, bringing Savio Thesan to the North American market. In a letter to customers, Patrick Revenew, president and CEO of Savio Thesan, said, "I have been professionally involved with Savio S.p.A. for over 16 years and our business relationship has allowed us to enter... more »
  • FlexScreen LLC opened a new manufacturing facility in Vermillion, South Dakota, expanding its operations into the upper Midwest. Manufacturing is scheduled to begin this spring. FlexScreen-South Dakota will produce the full line of FlexScreen products and the company plans to add 24 to 40 jobs over the next 18 months, company officials report. “Having a manufacturing facility in the upper... more »
  • YKK AP America expanded its direct freight shipping program to customers in the Southeast United States. The program is already established in the Northeast, Midwest, Southwest, Gulf Coast and Central U.S. regions. The direct freight shipping program uses a dedicated logistics system with YKK AP-branded trucks to handle transportation and deliveries. Each shipment is moved by hand, limiting the... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association released a new document providing guidance and sound technical information on the aspects to consider when applying plastic-glazed skylights and sloped glazing as an enhancement to a building design. The document is intended to provide the architect, engineer, contractor and property owner with this information and knowledge in order to... more »
  • Comfort Windows announced Kathy Schwab of Elbridge, N.Y. as the winner of its $25,000 Ultimate Home Makeover Sweepstakes. The company reported more than 6,000 entries for the 2016 sweepstakes; customers entered online and in person at the showroom and events across New York state. The prize includes a consultation with a product and design expert from Comfort Windows and prize money can be used... more »
  • The global smart windows market is poised to grow at a compounded annual growth rate of 20.4 percent over the next decade to reach approximately $23.5 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Research and Markets. The report categorizes use in marine, automotive, commercial buildings, aerospace, residential buildings and other applications. The market is witnessing a rise in usage of smart... more »
  • Jeld-Wen Holding Inc., publicly traded since Jan. 27, 2017, reported a 9.2 percent rise in revenues for the fourth quarter, according to an article on the Woodworking Network, Feb. 26, 2017, which also reports that  the company's annual sales of $3.7 billion were up 8.5 percent. The company’s net income rose to $357.5 million, a 294 percent, due to a one-time tax benefit.  more »
  • Linetec continues to expand capacity and add new jobs to support the market's increased demand for high-quality finishes and high-performance architectural metal products. Part of the latest job growth is a $3 million investment to double the capacity of the thermal services department, according to a company release. In late 2016, Linetec expanded its painting capacity by going from a five-day... more »
  • North East Windows USA Inc. promoted Ed Little to the newly created position of director of sales.  Little brings over 30 years of experience in the window and door industry to his new role, including tenures with several Top 100 manufacturers. In addition, the company hired Alberina Ziemba, formerly of BF Rich Window & Door, as its mid-Atlantic territory manager. more »
  • Panda Windows & Doors reorganized its U.S. sales regional map and announced a slate of new appointments in its sales and service teams. For the west coast, new regional managers are Stephen Keller and Derrick McCall and sales assistant is Stefan Monetta. The southwest appointments include regional manager Chance Mora and sales assistant Derrek MacElwain. Northwest regional manager and sales... more »