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  • Masonite International Corp. acquired DW3 Products Holding, a UK provider of door solutions and window systems. DW3 supplies products under brand names including Solidor, Residor, Nicedor, and Residence. The company employs approximately 300 people in Stoke-on-Trent and Gloucester, England. “DW3 fits exceptionally well with Masonite’s existing business in the UK,” says Tony Hair... more »
  • Roto North America added Bill Priest as research and design manager within the product innovation process. He holds a bachelor of science in aerospace and a master’s degree in finance, and has more than 20 years' experience in research and design. Prior to joining Roto, Priest worked at General Motors, assisting with automotive hardware. His experience also includes working at Stanley, with... more »
  • The Window & Door Manufacturers Association released its advocacy agenda for 2018. WDMA says the agenda outlines important policy priorities for the window, door and skylight industry that it believes will boost the housing and construction industry and support continued job creation in the U.S. manufacturing sector. "Window, door and skylight manufacturers are vital to the... more »
  •     Joe Peilert, left; Keith Rothfus, right, tour the Veka facility. Congressman Keith Rothfus, representing Pennsylvania’s 12th District, toured Veka’s manufacturing facility in Fombell, Pennsylvania, where he met with management and employees to discuss the impact of the new tax reform on the building industry. “Tax reform puts us in a much better position... more »
  • Crystal Window & Door Systems recently added a new insulated glass unit fabrication line at its Benton Township, Pennsylvania, factory. The new equipment has the ability for automated assembly of triple-pane insulated glass units, and has greatly increased capabilities and overall window production capacity for the manufacturer. The new glass line includes several cutting, washing,... more »
  • The 2017 edition of AAMA/WDMA/CSA 101/I.S.2/A440, North American Fenestration Standard/Specification for windows, doors, and skylights has received final approval and is now available. This standard is the result of a multi-year effort by the American Architectural Manufacturers Association, Canadian Standards Association and Window & Door Manufacturers Association. The updated 2017 standard... more »
  • Ventana USA promoted Michael Pauly to vice president of sales and operations. Pauly holds a degree in economics from West Virginia University and an MBA from Seton Hill University. He spent the last 13 years in various positions throughout Ventana USA. Christopher Pauly is the new vice president of finance and administration. He holds an accounting degree from West Virginia University and joins... more »
  • Ramapo and Nova Group partnered to create FeneSeal LLC. FenSeal’s product offering includes the FenShield brand of high-performance window and door foam seals, extruded compression seals and specialty pile. The FenSeal product line will be distributed and sold through Ramapo’s six U.S. warehouses. The product line is AAMA certified as an extra-high performance, Class A... more »
  • RSL added four new associates to represent its line across the Midwest and Western regions. Phil Jackson of Rep Associates of the Midwest will represent RSL in the Midwest market, covering Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio. Jackson has been active in the millwork industry since 1979, and founded Rep Associates of the Midwest in 1993. E-Z Sales Co. will represent RSL in the West, with Jeff... more »
  • The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a reminder for employers of their obligation to post a copy of OSHA’s Form 300A, which summarizes job-related injuries and illnesses logged during 2017. Each year, between Feb. 1 and April 30, the 300A form must be displayed in a common area where notices to employees are usually posted. Businesses with 10 or fewer employees and... more »