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  • Quanex Building Products promoted two people in its Homeshield division: Brandie Stiltner was promoted to Western territory sales manager, and Jim Card to Eastern territory sales manager. Stiltner and Card, who both have decades of experience in the fenestration industry, will work closely with customers in support of the Quanex Homeshield business. “Brandie and Jim have made outstanding... more »
  • Registration for GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo is now in full swing. Taking place Sept.12-14, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nevada, GlassBuild America is the largest annual gathering place for the glass, metals and window and door industries in the Americas. Education and networking highlights for 2018 include a new Opening Reception on the trade show floor, return of the... more »
  • Frank Lowe shortened its name and changed its logo to better encompass the services it offers. Since its inception, Frank Lowe has grown to offer products other than just gaskets and rubber including fenestration products like setting blocks, separator pads, window tapes and more. "Over the years, we've continued to evolve into more than a rubber and gasket company. And, since we're always... more »
  • A crew of Renewal by Andersen Windows installers helped rescue a man from a near-fatal fire in the Chicago area in April. Leo Zavalza, Jose Ramos and Arnie Vargas were working at a home in the Lake Barrington Shores neighborhood when they noticed the house next to the one they were working on was on fire and that someone was inside. According to a company release, Zavalza and Ramos... more »
  •                                 Manzella The American Architectural Manufacturers Association's 2018 National Summer Conference will host author and global economics speaker John Manzella as its keynote speaker. Manzella will give an economic analysis of trends and policy positions in his address... more »
  • Deceuninck North America’s Commercial Alliance fabricator program, now in its third year, has added Crown Windows, a division of Earthwise Group member D&W Windows. The Commercial Alliance was created to enable fabricators to leverage Deceuninck’s range of resources, expertise and products. “The addition of Crown Windows strengthens the Commercial Alliance as... more »
  • Roto Frank of America’s President and CEO, and board member of the Connecticut Invention Convention, Chris Dimou along with Adam Bristol, manufacturing engineer for Roto Frank of America, attended and judged the CIC finals April 28 at The University of Connecticut’s Storrs campus.  The day consisted of previous CIC contestants, who have gone onto successful careers, sharing... more »
  • The Standards Council of Canada expanded the scope of accreditation for the International Codes Council Evaluation Service, which performs technical evaluations of building products, components, methods and materials to provide evidence that products and systems meet requirements of codes and technical standards. ICC-ES can now evaluate product classifications to the provisions of standards... more »
  • The Environmental Protection Agency determined that, based on conclusions from a review required by Section 610 of the Regulatory Flexibility Act, it will not amend the Lead: Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule. In the review results, published by the EPA Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, the EPA recognized some issues with the RRP Rule, including the lack of a commercially... more »
  • FlexScreen opened a manufacturing location in Alpharetta, Georgia. This is the company's third manufacturing location in addition to its Pittsburgh, Pennsylvannia and Vermillion, South Dakota locations.   more »