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  •   San Antonio-based Steves & Sons was named The Home Depot’s Millwork Partner of the Year at Home Depot’s annual marketing meeting in Atlanta. This marks the fourth time Steves & Sons has won the award.   The sixth-generation family-owned company was singled out by Home Depot Vice President of Merchandising Mark Becker for its responsiveness in meeting the... more »
  • 84 Lumber donated $10,000 to the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, along with $500 to Religious Community Services in New Bern, N.C. to help those affected by Hurricane Florence. The company also partnered with BLS Trucking to donate a 53-foot-long tractor trailer for the collection and transport of water, clothing, cleaning supplies, dog food and other necessities to New Bern, one... more »
  • A growing economy and positive momentum in the housing market are fueling optimism in the residential building products market, according to the Building Products Insider, an industry report released by Brown Gibbons Lang & Company. The report fins that strategic merger and acquisitions activity remains high and is broad-based, with buyers aggressively pursuing acquisitive growth to increase... more »
  • Solar Innovations Architectural Glazing Systems raised more than $3,700 during its 2018 second quarter Solar Cares campaign to assist in replacing a bridge for a neighboring Pine Grove couple. After tremendous amounts of rain caused flooding in Pine Grove in June, floodwaters washed away a neighborhood’s only bridge access to Route 645. A GoFundMe page was started to raise money for the... more »
  • VT Industries Inc. acquired Eggers Industries, a national door and millwork manufacturer based in Wisconsin. VT plans for the operation of the manufacturing plants to remain consistent. With the best interest of every employee in mind, VT intends to combine the VT and Eggers sales teams immediately and will communicate new territory assignments with team members and customers, according to a... more »
  • Winchester Industries is celebrating 35 years of triple glass insulating window and door manufacturing. The privately owned company has two productions lines for its Bristol and Oxford windows and doors at a 141,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Saltsburg, Pa. With more than 2.5 million windows, patio doors and steel doors installed nationwide, Winchester utilizes exclusive Bristol and... more »
  • The Dow Chemical Co. will implement new low capital intensity, high return investments in its upstream and downstream silicones franchise to accelerate innovation and support global customers’ demand in high growth markets, including high-performance building.  “The projects we are announcing today support our ability to continue to meet strong global demand for Dow... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association released an updated document to describe a standard test method and performance criteria for side-hinged door systems in the locked position to resist entry under a specified load and conditions.AAMA 1304-18, the "Voluntary Specification for Determining Forced Entry Resistance of Side-Hinged Door Systems," seeks to measure... more »
  • Heather West Public Relations Inc. celebrated its 20th year in business with clients and colleagues attending GlassBuild America, Sept. 12-14 in Las Vegas. Founded in 1998 by the wife and husband team of Heather West and Mark Long, the company specializes in architectural, engineering and construction product manufacturers and service providers. Its clients include: the American Architectural... more »
  • Billco Manufacturing named Aron Martino VP of global supply chain and Darin Vietmeier as VP of engineering.   Martino will manage the directives of the global supply chain to keep Billco competitive while maintaining high quality standards, the company reports. Vietmeier will assume leadership over the team of engineers, managing both daily tasks and driving new project initiatives. more »