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  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association updated a document describing minimum requirements for various factors pertaining to rigid polyvinyl chloride exterior profiles used in windows, doors and skylights. AAMA 303-18, Voluntary Specification for Rigid Polyvinyl Chloride Exterior Profiles, was first released in 2000 and was last updated in 2012. This voluntary... more »
  • Masonite International Corp. completed the acquisition of the operating assets of Branchburg, New Jersey-based Bridgewater Wholesalers Inc., a fabricator and distributor of door systems and related components supporting customers in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern United States. BWI employs approximately 350 people across five facilities located in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and... more »
  • Heather Zorge, chief financial officer of Western Window Systems, part of the PGT Innovations family of brands, was recognized by the Arizona Chapter of Financial Executives International as a recipient of the 2018 CFO of the Year Awards. The Awards honor outstanding financial executives in the business community who demonstrate excellent financial management.  Zorge oversees Western Window... more »
  • Woodgrain finalized a deal with Boise Cascade to acquire three of Cascade’s operations in Eastern Oregon, including sawmills in Pilot Rock and La Grande, Oregon and a particleboard operation in Island City, Oregon. Woodgrain is now the owner of the three facilities, resuming full operations on Monday, Nov. 5. “I am excited about the acquisition of these three facilities as they align... more »
  • Deceuninck North America will exhibit at the Greenbuild International Conference, Nov. 14-16 in Chicago, where experts from the company will be on hand in booth 1640 to discuss recent collaborations and industry-leading advancements for window and door profiles.   Leading the company’s energy-efficient line-up on display at the show is the Revolution XL Tilt & Turn window and door... more »
  •   Loewen appointed Steve Donner as senior vice-president of sales and customer experience. Reporting to Al Babiuk, president and CEO, Donner will assume responsibility for the Loewen Sales organization, working closely with Kim Marchuk, VP of sales. He will also have responsibility over the customer experience areas including customer order services, drafting, and field and... more »
  • Soft Tech announces that Anne Coulter will stand down as CEO of the Soft Tech Group of companies as of Jan. 1, 2019 and will move to a position in the UK as European director. Coulter will be succeeded by a joint CEO appointment of current Soft Tech CTO Rowan Hick and current commercial director Tyron Ball.   Coulter will remain as a shareholder and director of the Soft Tech Group and has... more »
  •     Mike Petrullo, chief executive officer, Dodge Data &  Analytics, introduces the 80th Dodge Construction OutlookConference, held in Washington, D.C.  After several years of solid construction growth, the market will begin to ease in 2019, with the possibility of a recession in 2020, according to panelists at the 2019 Dodge Construction Outlook conference,... more »
  • Parksite Inc. added two leaders to its growing Therma-Tru Door Shop fabrication facilities.    Don Goforth joins Parksite as manufacturing manager, responsible for the operational performance of the Therma-Tru Door Shop in Lakeland, Fla., along with the door shop and treating plant in the Fargo, N.D. facility. He brings over 30 years of comprehensive engineering and manufacturing... more »
  • The Window & Door Dealers Alliance announces it is a supporting organization of the sixth annual Design & Construction Week.    DCW’s founding partners, the National Kitchen & Bath Association and the National Association of Home Builders, will continue to drive the possibilities of home forward as the co-location of the NAHB International Builders’ Show and the... more »