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  • Endura Products’ Replaceable Deck Sill (RDS) is a finalist in the 2019 Best of IBS Award for the Window and Door category at the National Association of Home Builders 2019 International Builders’ Show. Award winners will be announced Feb. 21. Thirty-one industry and media leaders selected 300 finalists in nine different categories based on innovation, or a game-changer in its product... more »
  • Pella Windows and Doors redesigned its Architect Series Scenescape patio doors around three areas: enhanced performance, expanded design features and easier installation. “We’ve had our eye on the demand from homeowners for these patio doors in both mild and harsh climates and we have been working on redesigning them for the past two years so homeowners across the country can enjoy... more »
  • Ply Gem will showcase its collection of products and solutions on a concept home at the 2019 National Association of Home Builders International Builders' Show in Las Vegas, Feb. 19 to 21. Its booth, #P8, in the Professional Builder Show Village includes a 1,600-square-foot home that will display exterior building products such as windows and patio doors, siding, roofing, stone veneer, designer... more »
  • The Healthy Business Council of Ohio recognized ProVia with a Silver Award for healthy worksite practices. The awards program, which honored 73 employers this year, recognize Ohio employers who demonstrate a commitment to employee wellness through comprehensive worksite health promotion and wellness programs. Applicants are scored on the extent that their wellness programs facilitate and... more »
  • The Window & Door Manufacturers Association invites professionals to send proposals to speak at WDMA’s Technical and Manufacturing Conference, June 25 to 27 in Minneapolis. Members and non-members may apply. The conference aims to foster technical and professional development and may include plant tours, workshops, keynote presentations and breakout sessions. WDMA is soliciting... more »
  • A modest increase in interest rates offset a slight decline in home prices to keep housing affordability essentially level in the fourth quarter of 2018 and still hovering at a 10-year low, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index (HOI). In all, 56.6 percent of new and existing homes sold between the beginning of October and end of... more »
  • Although less bullish than the past five years, companies across all industry sectors cite a positive outlook for 2019, according to Houzz Inc.’s 2019 Houzz U.S. State of the Industry. The report provides an outlook on 2019 and review of 2018 performance for residential renovation and design businesses based on data reported by nearly 4,800 professionals in the Houzz community across... more »
  • Roto North America named Juergen Schairer to director, product innovation and sales engineering, in which he will focus on product innovation and sales engineering for European products and sales engineering for North American products. “I am excited about the new challenges presented to me at Roto North American and I am confident, with the team at hand, that we will accomplish even more... more »
  • YKK AP America expanded its residential sales and customer service team with three new hires. Michael West and Kyle Peterson, both 20-year industry veterans, will assume residential sales responsibilities for the state of North Carolina and Florida, respectively. Additionally, Shurnell James is now the customer service manager for the residential division, where she will be tasked with... more »
  •   The Combi-PPT powered pallet truck Combilift was nominated as a finalist in the International Intralogistics and Forklift Truck of the Year Award, an annual international awards program in the materials handling industry. The Combi-PPT powered pallet truck has an 8.8-ton capacity and is one of three products shortlisted in the Warehouse Truck category. The high-performance... more »