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  • The Window & Door Dealers Alliance announced Rich Harshaw as its keynote speaker for the 2019 installment of Window & Door Dealer Day, taking place Monday, Sept. 16, at the Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center in Atlanta. Harshaw is CEO of Level 10 Contractor and author of Unlocking Unlimited Lead Flow. His presentation, titled Standing for Something: Forging and Communicating Your Company... more »
  • The Home Improvement Research Institute's 2019 Home Improvement Summit, Sept. 24-25 in Chicago, allows for networking with researchers, strategists and marketers from home improvement manufacturers, retailers and partners. Presenting organizations include The Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies, Kantar, Houzz, Home Depot and Lowe's. The early bird rate of $575 for members and $899 for non-... more »
  • As of the first quarter of 2019, exurbs were the only region that registered single-family permit growth on a year-over-year basis, according to the new National Association of Home Builders Home Building Geography Index (HBGI). The HBGI is a quarterly measurement of building conditions across the country and uses county-level information about single- and multifamily permits to gauge housing... more »
  • Window & Door magazine is now accepting nominations for its 2019 Crystal Achievement Awards, which will be featured in the October/November issue. The awards program recognizes residential window and door manufacturers and component suppliers for their contributions to the industry. To be considered for an award, please complete the online submission form. See last year's winners here. The... more »
  •     Grayson     Weight Tremco Inc. appointed of Amber Grayson and Lorne Weigt as senior technical sales representatives for the residential windows business. Reporting to Tom Italiano, national sales manager, Grayson will be responsible for the North-Central region and continued development of the Northwest region. Weigt covers the Midwest and Northeast regions... more »
  •       Renewal by Andersen, the replacement division of Andersen Corp., recently began rolling out a window and door industry specific augmented reality tool to its retailers across the U.S. Using an iPad app, a Renewal by Andersen design consultant can place a window or door in a room so homeowners can open and close it in real-time, see through it, walk around it and... more »
  •       Woodland Windows & Doors celebrated its 50-year anniversary with an open house at its showroom in Roselle, Illinois. Celebratory activities included a petting zoo, food, refreshments, raffles and educational sessions about windows, doors and sunrooms. John and Ann Mariotti founded the company in 1969, and it has remained a family business in the Roselle area... more »
  •       Amadou Sar joined Wausau Window and Wall Systems as vice president of sales and marketing, reporting directly to Jim Waldron, Wausau's president. "Sar's commitment to the profession and the community is demonstrated by his track record of leading and developing diverse, high-performing teams to deliver greater value to customers, colleagues and shareholders,... more »
  •       Inc. magazine named Thompson Creek, a family-owned window and home improvement company serving the Mid-Atlantic region, one of the Best Workplaces for 2019 for the second consecutive year. The list is the result of a wide-ranging and comprehensive measurement of private American companies that have created exceptional workplaces through vibrant cultures, deep... more »
  • President Donald Trump's administration reached a deal that will lift tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico, reports NPR. This marks the end of nearly a year of 25 percent and 10 percent tariffs for steel and aluminum, respectively, that the U.S. imposed on imports from Canada and Mexico. Retaliatory tariffs from Canada and Mexico have been in effect for almost the same... more »