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  •     Crystal Pacific Window & Door Systems expanded its  workforce almost 80 percent since early 2017 in  response to increased sales and market presence. Crystal Pacific Window & Door Systems, known as Crystal California, increased its workforce in recent years and is now approaching the 100-employee milestone. As of the end of 2018, the workforce size has... more »
  • Chris Dimou, Roto Frank of America Inc.’s president and CEO, presented a check to the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs. “Our yearly charity donation is solely from the efforts of our Roto employees through payroll contributions or events put on through the employees, and it’s a great honor to present this donation to the CT Department of Veterans Affairs,” says... more »
  •   YKK AP America hired 15-year industry veteran Lawrence Soto to expand its western regional presence by leading a dedicated team of estimating and customer service personnel in the San Francisco Bay Area. His expertise will help YKK AP expand its brand visibility while continuing to support demand within the region, say company officials. Soto comes to YKK AP with a portfolio of... more »
  •   Andersen Windows announced the LuminAire Retractable Screen Door, previously exclusive to The Home Depot, is now available through authorized dealers. The retractable screen door integrates into existing entry door frames, allowing homeowners to let natural light and ventilation into their home without changing the look of their entryway. Available in three color options—white... more »
  •   Robert Doyon, president and CEO of Atis Group, will retire. He has been in his current role for 16 years, as well as being the cofounder and creator of the Atis Group. “I have devoted 16 years of my life to reach my goal of creating the largest national window and door manufacturer and to leave behind a legacy as an entrepreneur in Quebec and in Canada. Turning this dream into... more »
  • ProVia’s #GoGreenWithProVia contest is designed to share ideas for how to become more environmentally friendly. Over the next few months, the company will share, via Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, steps the company is taking to become more environmentally friendly, and encourages the public to do the same. Tag #GoGreenWithProVia in a post that shows how you save energy for a chance to win... more »
  • The home remodeling market in the U.S. expanded by more than 50 percent since the end of the Great Recession, according to Improving America’s Housing 2019, a new report by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies. The 20th anniversary report in the series produced biennially by the Center’s Remodeling Futures Program finds that, as homebuilding struggled to meet the nation’... more »
  • National Certified Testing Laboratories hired of fenestration industry veteran and subject matter expert Joseph A. Reed, PE. Reed brings 17 years of broad building products experience, including product testing, product evaluation, product certification and project-specific delegated design. His expertise includes doors, windows, curtain wall, cladding, guards and railings, and roofing. “We... more »
  • The U.S. Department of Labor announced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that would make more than a million more American workers eligible for overtime. This new proposal would update the salary threshold using current wage data, projected to Jan. 1, 2020, and would boost the standard salary level from $455 to $679 per week (an equivalent of $23,660 to $35,308 per year).  “Our... more »
  • After finishing a meeting in 2018 with participation from certified licensee fabricators, suppliers, laboratories and public interest individuals, the Insulating Glass Certification Council will be introducing several certification and guideline changes in 2019. These changes will include: Guideline G.8 – Internal Components (such as grids, blinds, etc.) Guidelines relative to... more »