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  • Wincore Window Company LLC will bring 150 new jobs to Emanuel County in Georgia, WTOC-TV in Savannah, Georgia reports. The company, which reportedly employs 340 people nationwide, will also invest $6.5 million in a pre-existing manufacturing facility in Swainsboro, which is projected to begin operations in April of 2019.     “We looked at several regions in the southeast and very... more »
  •  The American Architectural Manufacturers Association will host a webinar, “Social Media: Getting Your Message Across on Multiple Platforms,” on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Meryl Williams, AAMA communications coordinator, will present. The webinar will address how social media users can make sure important information is reaching the target audience.... more »
  • DAP launched QuickKit, an all-in-one system that includes all the necessary materials and parts to simplify door installation. Kits are available for single, double and sliding doors, and all components meet the quality standards and relevant ASTM testing requirements, according to the company. “As materials and techniques for exterior door installation have evolved over the past decade,... more »
  • One-third of homeowners used a credit card to pay for home renovations in 2017, according to a study released by Houzz Inc. in collaboration with Synchrony. Consumers charged $141 billion in home improvement product and service purchases to their credit cards in 2017, a 69 percent increase from 2011 ($84 billion).  Significantly, half of renovating homeowners used cash and no other form of... more »
  • Eko-Okna, European manufacturer of windows and doors, marks 20 years in business. The company has been present in the market since 1998 and, according to the company, manufactures from a factory of 108,000 square meters, employs over 5,000 staff, exports to 35 markets, has more than 9,000 trade partners, and produces 7,000 windows daily. The company reports that it exports 85 percent of its... more »
  • Source for graph: NAHB The National Association of Home Builders’ Remodeling Market Index posted a reading of 58 in the third quarter of 2018, remaining stable from the previous quarter. The RMI has been consistently above 50 since the second quarter of 2013. A reading above 50 indicates that more remodelers report market activity is higher compared to the prior quarter than report it is... more »
  • Austria-based engineering firm Softsolution will open its first North American office in Illinois. The office will open Jan. 1, 2019.   For the past 10 years, Softsolution has partnered with FeneTech to establish and service its customer base within North America. Softsolution reports that, due to the success of the North American market, it opted to provide local support to its customers by... more »
  • Johnson   Meagan Johnson, a “generational humorist,” gave the keynote speech at the  American Architectural Manufacturers Association Fall Conference.  Each generation has been influenced by the major historical events, social trends and cultural phenomena of their time, said Johnson. Consequently, each has different values, standards of quality and attitudes... more »
  • Quaker Windows and Doors purchased 127 acres in Eldon, Missouri, and began construction on a new 200,000-square-foot commercial and architectural products production facility. The land purchased will also allow for the construction of additional manufacturing facilities in the future, according to the company.   Quaker’s current operations consist of corporate offices along with wood,... more »
  •     Volunteers fill backpacks for a Title I elementary schoolin Tucson, Arizona. During the American Architectural Manufacturers Association 2018 National Fall Conference, volunteers filled backpacks with school supplies to benefit children at a local Title I elementary school in Tucson, Arizona. Volunteers filled and distributed a total of 500 backpacks during the... more »