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  •       United Window & Door Mfg. hired Frank Perna as Plant Manager in Springfield, New Jersey. Perna, who spent spent 30 years in various roles at Silver Line Windows, Napco, MW, and Deceuninck, will be responsible for overseeing plant operations, special projects and lean initiatives. “Frank’s background and expertise in plant operations makes him a... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association updated a standard for adhesive systems designed to attach simulated divided lite bars to glass. AAMA 813-19, "Voluntary Specification and Test Methods for Adhesives Used in Simulated Divided Lite Bars," was originally released in 2011 to establish minimum performance criteria for adhesive systems used in such attachments for the... more »
  • United Window & Door, based in Springfield, New Jersey, purchased an additional 75,000 square feet of manufacturing space. The firm will install multiple automated lines for manufacturing, as well as a new glass line. The company plans to add an additional 100 to 125 new jobs. Nick Derrico, co-owner of United says, “The additional space and equipment is needed to support our loyal... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association updated AAMA 812-19, "Voluntary Practice for Assessment of Frame Deflection When Using One Component Polyurethane Foams for Air-Sealing Rough Openings of Fenestration Installations." It is the first update since 2010. In the past, one component polyurethane foams have sometimes been associated with frame deflection of fenestration... more »
  •       Richard Sitlinger, known as “Sitch” to everyone at MI Windows and Doors, retired from the company in August, just a few weeks from what would have been his 52nd anniversary. One of the last active MI team members who actually screened windows, Sitlinger held a number of jobs over the years. His work for the company took him all over the country, as he... more »
  • Window World was ranked the No. 1 replacement and home improvement contractor in Qualified Remodeler’s Top 500 list for the 13th consecutive year. Window World was also ranked the No. 1 replacement contractor in Remodeling magazine’s 2019 Remodeling 550 list of top remodelers for the 11th consecutive year. Qualified Remodeler’s Top 500 list is an annual ranking of the nation... more »
  • Universal Windows Direct ranked No. 870 on Inc. Magazine's annual Inc. 5000 list. The company realized a three-year revenue growth of 489 percent. “We are honored to be included on the 2019 Inc. 5000 list,” says Michael Strmac and William Barr, founders of Universal Windows Direct. “Our exponential growth is a credit to our entire hard-working team and our desire to make a... more »
  • Several optional events will take place at the American Architectural Manufacturers Association Fall Conference, Sept. 30-Oct. 3, including a reception at which suppliers can display their products, a World Vision-partnered philanthropic event at a local Title I school and more. Registration is now open for the conference, which will be held at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines in Austin, Texas.... more »
  •       Crystal Window & Door Systems promoted Sergio Garcia to general manager at the company’s Crystal California Riverside 116,000-square-foot production facility. In this role, Garcia oversees operations, administration and strategic sales direction for Crystal’s West Coast production activities and markets. Garcia brings 20 years of operational... more »
  • Live action demonstrations are returning to GlassBuild America, held Sept. 17-19 in Atlanta. Held on the main exhibit floor, the demonstrations give GlassBuild attendees a close-up look at some of the latest processes and innovations in the glass, window and door industry. Among the demonstrations from a variety of suppliers designed to strengthen industry knowledge of the latest glazing systems... more »