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  •     Best in Show/Overall Winner: Trolley House by Beinfield Architecture PC, beinfield.com, Norwalk, Connecticut LaCantina Doors announced the winners of its annual Best of LaCantina architect’s design competition. Seven projects from across the country were awarded, which were judged on architectural excellence, creative design, and the best of use of LaCantina door and... more »
  • FeneTech Inc. will release its next-generation software, FeneVision Ultimate, during glasstec, which takes place Oct. 23-26 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Designed for glass fabrication and window and door manufacturing companies, FeneVision Ultimate will be the most comprehensive software version released to date, the company reports.   “When a company stops improving their software... more »
  •   The National Glass Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Haring as vice president of business development. Haring will be responsible for identifying and executing new opportunities to further the association’s mission. He will work closely with staff in the areas of the education, publications, events, membership and advocacy to develop strategic... more »
  • Several employees of WTS Paradigm were shot on Sept. 19 after a gunman opened fire at the company’s Middleton, Wisconsin, offices. According to Middleton Police Chief Charles Foulke, the shooting began at about 10:25 a.m. at the software company, which serves the glass and fenestration industries. The gunman, who was an employee of WTS Paradigm, was shot and killed by responding law... more »
  • Huttig Building Products appointed Philip W. Keipp as its vice president-chief financial officer. Keipp most recently served as a senior financial consultant for the company and, prior to that, served as vice president and CFO for Huttig from 2009 through 2015. Keipp is a CPA and possesses extensive public company financial and accounting experience, the company reports. more »
  • Masonite International Corporation appointed Chet Akiri as senior vice president and business leader of its components business, effective Oct. 8, 2018. Akiri joins Masonite with more than 20 years of general management, corporate development and consulting experience, most recently as COO and chief commercial officer for Bristow Group, an industrial aviation services provider.   “Chet... more »
  • Sept. 19, 1:30 p.m. Four people were shot this morning at WTS Paradigm in Middleton, Wisconsin, according to Middleton Police Chief Charles Foulke, speaking in a statement to the press at about 1:15 p.m. According to Foulke, at 10:25 a.m. the police department was notified of an active shooter at WTS Paradigm, an ERP software company that serves the glass and fenestration industries. “We... more »
  • On Sept. 17, the Office of the United States Trade Representative released a list of approximately $200-billion worth of Chinese imports that will be subject to additional tariffs. The action comes at the direction of President Trump and will take effect on Sept. 24, beginning at 10 percent and increasing to 25 percent on Jan. 1, 2019. The list of more than 5,700 products includes wood products,... more »
  • There was much to see and do during this year's GlassBuild America. Watch this video wrap-up of show highlights. more »
  • Four people were shot this morning at WTS Paradigm in Middleton, Wisconsin, according to Middleton Police Chief Charles Foulke, speaking in a statement to the press. According to Foulke, at 10:25 a.m., the police department was notified of an active shooter at WTS Paradigm, an ERP software company that serves the glass and fenestration industries. “We know that three people were injured and... more »