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  • The National Association of Home Builders launched Safety 365, a new member and public awareness campaign. The program is designed to ensure that building industry professionals have the information and resources to help keep construction workers safe and help minimize accidents, injuries and deaths. The initiative is designed to make construction safety a priority 365 days a year. The campaign... more »
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  • American Renolit added Anthony Clark to its exterior film sales team. In his new role as territory sales manager, Clark will focus on expanding Renolit’s exterior film customer base by offering support and training for all facets of the lamination process. Clark has an extensive background in territory sales management and will work from Tulsa, Oklahoma. The company states that Clark's... more »
  • Slocomb Windows and Doors Inc. took over ownership of Lockheed Window Corp.’s residential division. “This transition with Slocomb Windows and Doors will allow us to focus on our commercial operations,” says Michael S. Kosiver, Lockheed president and owner. “Slocomb has been in the window and door industry for over 55 years, making the transition as easy as possible for our... more »
  • George Graham of Super Enterprises, a Marvin Windows and Doors distributor, received the Building Award from the Building Industry Association of Lancaster County. The award recognizes a member who contributes to the creation of quality homes, thus strengthening relationships in the local community and providing business opportunities for those that support the industry, the BIA says in a release... more »
  • Nationwide housing starts fell 8.2 percent in December to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.19 million units, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department. Single-family starts fell 11.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 836,000 units, while the three-month moving average for single-family production... more »
  • Veka Inc. will display a variety of products in its 10,000 square foot, two-story stand at Fensterbau Frontale, held March 21-24 in Nuremburg, Germany. The company's redesigned booth will feature the digital product memory IPS, the online planning tool WinDoPlan, concepts for smart-home automation, accessibility and glass bonding and the Softline system platform. Veka will also exhibit its... more »
  • Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes dropped two points to 72 in January on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index after reaching an 18-year high in December 2017. “Builders are confident that changes to the tax code will promote the small business sector and boost broader economic growth,” says Randy Noel, NAHB... more »
  • JRC United and OrePac concluded a reported multi-million-dollar deal. Through JRC United, OrePac acquired automatic door loaders, CNC door machines, CNC jamb machines and automatic conveyors by EuGénie. The machinery will be utilized in OrePac’s plants in Ontario, Canada; Sacramento, California; Tacoma and Spokane, Washington; and Denver.  more »
  • All Weather Windows joined the Window and Door Manufacturers Association. Launched in Edmonton, Alberta nearly 40 years ago, the window and door manufacturer has since expanded to nine cities, with over 1,000 dealers.  Richard Scott, president and CEO, says “Our membership in the WDMA demonstrates our commitment to learning, improving and innovating the best products in the industry.... more »