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  • Window World recently sold its 17 millionth window and has sold and installed more than one million residential replacement windows in each of the past 10 years. “We are incredibly excited to surpass the 17-million mark for window sales,” says Tammy Whitworth, chairman and CEO. “We are proud of the products and services Window World provides, and we understand that our clients... more »
  • The National Glass Association expanded its Advocacy and Technical Services department with the addition of Karen Wegert as associate director of Technical Services. Wegert most recently worked for Tesla in Buffalo, New York, and Schott in Louisville, Kentucky. During her tenure at Schott, Wegert served on the Glass Association of North America's Fire-rated Glazing Council, now part of the NGA... more »
  • Cefla North America hired Kristen Riggs as its event planner and communications specialist. Riggs joins Cefla with over 10 years of B2B experience in the plastics, waste and reusable packaging industries. Riggs' contributions to overall business objectives will include management of the brand’s North American marketing program with specific activities surrounding corporate communications,... more »
  • The J.D. Power 2019 Windows and Patio Doors Satisfaction Study ranked top window and patio door manufacturer and retailers. Infinity from Marvin ranks as the highest window and patio door manufacturer with a satisfaction score of 890, followed by Renewal by Andersen (887) and American Craftsman (869). For window and patio door retailers, Window World ranks highest with a score of 878 followed by... more »
  • Residential and commercial smart glass worth approximately $15 billion will be sold by the end of 2028, according to a new report from Future Market Insights. Up from the market value attained in 2018, the global sales of residential and commercial smart glass are estimated to observe a compound annual growth rate of over 15 percent from 2018 to 2028. Although much of the current demand is from... more »
  •     Melanie Da Silva shows some of the items donated by team members from PGT Innovations’ Hialeah facility to Feeding South Florida in Pembroke Park, Florida. Photo: Business Wire. PGT Innovations completed its “Storm Out Summer Hunger” initiative and donated more than 1,900 pounds of food to community food banks located near the company’s five... more »
  • Quanex Building Products’ Cambridge, Ohio, facility recently achieved more than 1 million man-hours worked without a lost time injury. “At Quanex, we’ve seen a reduction in accidents and injuries that can be attributed to a great safety culture that starts at the top with the CEO, COO and divisions presidents who are all committed to providing the safest workplace in our... more »
  • Thompson Creek Window Co. launched a video learning series called “Ask the Home Experts.” Hosted on Thompson Creek’s YouTube channel, and available at its website, the video series is designed to offer tips about exterior home renovation projects. Titled “7 Things that affect the average cost of windows,” the first episode debuted June 26. Additional videos cover... more »
  • Insulating glass units are complex systems. IG failures happen and are a goldmine of information. The key to a fabricator’s long-term success is determining the cause of those failures to improve daily practices, increase production quality, and reduce liability. Based on the popular session from the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance’s IG Fabricator Workshop, Forensic... more »
  • The U.S. may levy a 10 percent tariff on $300 billion in Chinese goods beginning on Sept. 1, according to reporting by the Washington Post. The tariff will be imposed on the remaining goods that have not already been taxed – President Trump increased a 10 percent tariff on $250 billion in Chinese goods to 25 percent in May. If the tariff takes effect, they will affect consumer goods,... more »