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  • The Marvin Cos. elected Sally Smith to its board of directors. "We are very pleased to welcome Sally to The Marvin Cos. board of directors," says Susan Marvin, chair of the board of The Marvin Cos. "She brings significant business experience along with an understanding and appreciation for The Marvin Cos.' values." As former president and chief executive officer of Minneapolis... more »
  • PGT Innovations recently opened two new locations, expanding its operations in the Miami area. The new facilities will enhance the company’s manufacturing capabilities to meet future expected growth of the impact-resistant window and door market, the company reports. The main location, a 330,000-square-foot facility designed to produce CGI residential impact-resistant products, is... more »
  • Solar Innovations Architectural Glazing Systems raised over $4,000 for volunteer firefighter education during its 2018 first quarter Solar Cares campaign. Launched in 2015, the Solar Cares campaign was created to give back to Solar Innovations' surrounding community. The company reports that this quarter, 74 percent of Solar Innovations' office staff helped raise $4,255. Half of the money... more »
  • LaCantina Doors earned a Customer Satisfaction Award from Pulse of the City News for the third consecutive year, achieving a five out of a five-star rating. The award identifies companies in the building and construction trades that provide an excellent customer experience. The Pulse of the City News research team analyzes research and information gathered from many sources, including... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association will hold a complimentary webinar led by Michael Collins, managing director of Building Industry Advisors LLC, about the trade tariffs recently put into play between the United States and China. The talk will take place May 8 at 11:30 a.m. ET.   “The tariffs recently placed on steel and other materials and sanctions against China are... more »
  • Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes edged down one point to a level of 69 in April on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index but remains on firm ground, according to NAHB.   “Strong demand for housing is keeping builders optimistic about future market conditions,” says NAHB Chairman Randy Noel, a custom home... more »
  • Four Seasons Building Products acquired AlumaLine, a Las Vegas-based distributor of brands including Amerimax, Amsco, Alside, Cascade, Gerkin, MI and Prime windows and doors. "AlumaLine has established a strong reputation for great service and going the extra mile for their customers and we want to preserve and expand on that," says Steve C. Stephens, president of Four Seasons... more »
  • For the seventh consecutive year, Green Builder Media readers ranked Andersen as the greenest brand among window and door manufacturers in North America. The annual Reader’s Choice brand survey recognizes the products and brands that green building professionals perceive as the most sustainable, innovative and high performing. Of readers participating in the survey, 23.6 percent named... more »
  • The U.S. Green Building Council announced significant streamlining for all LEED prerequisites and some credits for California projects that are pursuing certification under LEED v4. New projects built to California’s energy and green building codes (CALGreen) are pre-approved for significant streamlining of fundamental LEED requirements.   “In the case of CALGreen, LEED is able... more »
  • Vinylmax recently implemented FeneTech’s FeneVision ERP solution in its 150,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Hamilton, Ohio. With a focus on custom residential windows, Vinylmax selected FeneVision to enhance the speed and quality of the hundreds of thousands of windows the company manufactures each year, according to a FeneTech release. “FeneVision’s WEB Center allows... more »