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  • 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 »
  • President Trump announced last Thursday that he plans to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, according to reporting from the New York Times. The president made the announcement during a meeting with industry executives, saying that he would impose a tariff of 25 percent on steel imports and 10 percent on aluminum imports. The president’s decision comes after the Commerce... more »
  • Reilly Architectural evolved its name from Reilly Windows and Doors, according to a release, “to better represent the individualized care and attention the company delivers to each luxury, custom home project.” Reilly has been part of Pella’s Luxury Division since July 2016.   “Reflecting the boundaries we are pushing in the windows and doors category, we feel that... more »
  • Western Window Systems added a hinged door and a hopper window to its Series 7000 performance family of aluminum moving glass walls and windows. Featuring low U-values, Cardinal IG glass, and reportedly exemplary performance ratings, the two new products are designed to be energy efficient while boasting a sleek, modern aesthetic.  “The hinged door and hopper window give architects,... more »
  • Jeld-Wen signed a definitive agreement to acquire two companies: American Building Supply Inc., which manufactures a broad selection of decorative, specialty and architectural doors, and A&L Windows Pty Ltd., an Australian manufacturer of residential aluminum windows and patio doors. Terms of the acquisitions, expected to close late in the first quarter of 2018, were not disclosed... more »
  • Chris “Elroy” Stricklin, the keynote speaker at the American Architectural Manufacturers Association 2018 Annual Conference, encouraged those listening to work toward improving processes across their organization in the style of military precision. According to Stricklin, his “Flawless Execution” methodology is designed to prioritize communication, teamwork and owning up... more »
  • Masonite International Corporation elected new members to its board of directors, effective immediately. Daphne E. Jones, formerly senior vice president – Future of Work for GE Healthcare, Thomas W. Greene, currently chief information and business services officer for Colgate-Palmolive, and William S. Oesterle, co-founder of Angie’s List and current CEO of tMap LLC, were elected... more »
  • Roto North America attended and was a Silver Sponsor at the American Architectural Manufacturers Association 81st Annual Conference, held February 19-22 in Orlando.   “There were a lot of productive meetings with the focus on the new NAFS 19,” Chris Griffin, Roto’s AAMA representative, says. “As always there were several networking events and opportunities as there... more »
  • Wincore Windows and Doors released its newest fiberglass entry door product collection: Vibe. The collection consists of 10 individual door styles available in smooth and oak grain finish textures. Its glass doorlites are available in several styles including low-emissivity, rain and frosted glass. The doors also feature full composite frames that will not rot or decay, as well as weather-... more »
  • Wincore Windows and Doors launched what the company calls a substantial update to its website. The update is said to assist with easier product selection for both the window and door divisions by providing comprehensive, detailed multi-product line information for every product line and category.   “Our customers and, ultimately, the homeowners they represent, want to have information... more »