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  • The National Association of Women in Construction celebrated its annual Women in Construction Week March 4-10, an event designed to bring awareness to the role of women in the construction industry. More than 4,000 member in the 120 chapters of NAWIC held events to promote employment opportunities in the industry, while giving back to their local communities and generating a conversation around... more »
  • AmesburyTruth entered into a conditional agreement to acquire Ashland Hardware. The acquisition will enable AmesburyTruth to broaden its hinged window, hung/sliding window and patio door product portfolios. According to a release from AmesburyTruth, Ashland Hardware’s product portfolio and capabilities are highly complementary to those of AmesburyTruth, providing a broader product offering... more »
  • Marvin Windows and Doors and Integrity Windows and Doors expanded its mulling capabilities and options with a new assortment of products and accessories designed to streamline the building process, and allow for larger certified window assemblies and greater expanses of glass. “Window walls are an increasingly popular home design statement, but the process of navigating codes, placing... more »
  • Precision Millworks Inc. upgraded its Enviroguard product line with new hardware and rot-free composite cellular PVC profiles supplied by Chelsea Building Products. Upgrades have been designed specifically for the Enviroguard Double Hung Window line. According to the company, the specialized cellular PVC formula from Chelsea Building Products provides superior thermal performance, low... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association will host a complimentary webinar on how to use Twitter to better engage existing and potential customers on Tuesday, Mar. 20 at 11:30 EST. AAMA communications coordinator Meryl Williams will lead the discussion, giving a rundown on Twitter engagement basics. She will include information on how to use Twitter lists and advanced search tools to... more »
  • Steve Chen Thomas Chen Crystal Window & Door Systems announced its Chief Operating Officer Steve Chen has been appointed as president. The position was held previously by company founder Thomas Chen, who has now been named chairman. Since taking the role of COO four years ago, Steve has focused on integrating Crystal’s primary operations in New York with its other... more »
  • Andersen Corporation acquired Heritage Windows and Doors, an Arizona-based manufacturer of custom, high-quality, high-performance aluminum windows and doors for the luxury residential and commercial markets. The company was owned by Tashco Industries Inc., a private company founded in 1979. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.   "The acquisition of Heritage expands... more »
  • NanaWall offers four sill options for Cero, its minimal framed large panel sliding glass wall system, to “ensure infinite customization options for any project,” says NanaWall CEO Ebrahim Nana. The four sills include a higher weather performance sill, flush sill, low profile saddle sill and new low-profile saddle hybrid sill.   The higher weather performance sill features a... more »
  • BlueTarp Financial reports that its Q4 2017 Building Supply Index value rose to 130.52 from 122.23 in Q4 2016. This is the highest value on record since tracking began in 2008.   While the index reflects seasonal dips in construction spending and building permits, these categories continue to show growth over the same period last year. Consumer confidence continues to be the main driver for... more »
  • Pella introduces anodized aluminum finishes to its latest line, Architect Series Reserve wood windows and patio doors. Said to provide a modern, commercial aesthetic option to architects and homeowners, the new anodized finish comes in matte-metallic colors including black, dark bronze, light bronze, clear, champagne, medium bronze, copper and extra dark bronze.   more »