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  • Roto introduces its RotoFasco Secura Sliding Patio Door Roller DR07, designed to accommodate the trend for bigger, taller, heavier and wider doors. Each roller has a 400-pound capacity to ultimately support an 800-pound panel. Available in steel or stainless steel, it features a threaded side adjustment with 2 1/8-inch wheels with precision bearings. It also is on the AAMA verified components... more »
  •       RSL, a Novatech Company, welcomed Cory Cederberg, president of Stallion Marketing Inc. as its new representative for RSL steel doors, sliding patio doorsand doorglass. Cederberg has more than 25 years of millwork industry experience. His territory will encompass North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota and he will report to John Ricci, RSL's director of sales. more »
  • Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 12.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 635,000 units in July off a strongly revised upward reading in June, according to data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. On a year-to-date basis, new home sales for 2019 are 4.1 percent higher than the same period in 2018. "Builder confidence... more »
  •     WinDoor sliding glass doors are featured in The Victoria model by John Cannon Homes. PGT Innovations penned an exclusive partnership deal with John Cannon Homes, a luxury builder in southwest Florida. PGT Innovations will provide windows and doors from its family of brands in his two new model homes opening in late summer 2020 at The Islands on the Manatee River and Skye... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association will host a webinar titled "State of the Construction Defect Industry in 2019: What's the Same and What's New?" on Sept. 17, open to all interested parties. Pete Fowler and Alex Prokop of Pete Fowler Construction Services will lead the complimentary webinar. This webinar will serve as an introduction to construction defects and the... more »
  •       Tempco Glass Fabrication was included in Inc. Magazine’s list of the 5,000 fastest growing companies in the nation. With a three-year growth rate of 81 percent, Tempco was ranked number 4,106 on the 2019 Inc. 5000 list. Tempco’s was one of 181 manufacturers to make the list and one of fewer than 20 firms in the glass, window or other related industry.... more »
  • Larson Manufacturing certified its interior and exterior storm window products with the Attachment Energy Rating Council, which rates, certifies and labels the energy performance of window attachments. The initiative is supported by the U.S. Department of Energy. DOE analysis shows that window attachment products such as storm windows, shades, blinds and films have the potential to save energy in... more »
  • Masonite International Corp. appointed Cory Sorice as senior vice president and chief innovation officer. Sorice joins Masonite with more than 25 years of marketing, business development and general management experience. Most recently, he was vice president and general manager, emerging business for Chamberlain Group Inc.. Before joining Chamberlain, Sorice held leadership roles at Stanley Black... more »
  • Pella Corp. recently won the Division 1 champion at the Des Moines Corporate Games, reported KNIA-KRLS. More than 14,000 employees from 77 Des Moines-area companies participated in the games, which took place June 1 to July 31, encompassing 25 sports and events. Two challenges in this year's games aimed to promote service within the community: the Blood Donation Challenge and a partnership with... more »
  • Total housing starts fell 4 percent in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.19 million units from a downwardly revised reading in June, according to a report from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department. The July reading of 1.19 million starts is the number of housing units builders would begin if they kept this pace for the next 12 months. Within this overall... more »