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  • Overall housing and economic activity in metro markets across the nation remained on an upward trend in the fourth quarter of 2017 even as permit activity remained a lagging indicator, according to the National Association of Home Builders/First American Leading Markets Index. Markets in 195 of the 337 monitored metro areas nationwide returned to or exceeded their last normal levels of economic... more »
  • Masonite International Corp. partnered with students from the visual arts program at Blake High School in Tampa, Florida for an art project. The company provided 24 doors, along with art supplies, and the students painted the doors using the theme “Open to Extraordinary,” Masonite’s 2018 tagline, for inspiration. The finished doors were displayed in Masonite’s booth at the... more »
  • Andersen Corp. provided $75,000 in product donations to Jared Allen's Homes for Wounded Warriors. The foundation serves wounded U.S. military veterans who sustained a physical injury or wounds during their military service in Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation Enduring Freedom, and raises money to build or remodel homes for the veterans. Andersen's donation will provide windows and... more »
  • For the fourth consecutive year, Milgard Windows & Doors won a Best of Houzz award in the Design category. Winners were selected by the users that comprise the Houzz community, including homeowners, home builders, architects, interior designers, contractors and other residential remodeling professionals in the U.S. and around the world. The winners in the Design category reflect the most... more »
  • Pella Corp. recognized six sales team members at Pella Windows and Doors of Wisconsin with a Pella President’s Club Award. The six employees, Mike Goessl, Bryan Lampereur, Sean Parish, John Ryun, Kellen Anderson and Ross Sobacki, received the award for meeting performance performance qualifiers, including improvements in year-over-year sales, participation in Pella continuing education... more »
  • Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, will be a featured speaker at the Washington Briefing Breakfast during the upcoming Window and Door Manufacturers Association 2018 Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference to be held March 19-21 in Washington. Ernst was the first woman from the state of Iowa to serve in a federal elected office and also the first female combat veteran elected to serve in the U.S. Senate... more »
  • New York investment firm Clayton, Dublier & Rice will acquire Ply Gem Holdings as well as Atrium Windows & Doors in a go-private transaction valued at approximately $2.4 billion, projected to close in the second quarter of 2018. CD&R funds will own approximately 70 percent of the new, privately held company, while Atrium shareholders will hold approximately 30 percent. Terms weren't... more »
  • The National Glass Association, Vienna, VA, and the Glass Association of North America are now one, united voice representing the flat glass and glazing industry. The associations embarked on the combination quest in Spring 2017 with the NGA and GANA memberships voting to approve the deal in less than a year. Leaders from both organizations presented updated FAQs about the combination. Q: Is the... more »
  • The National Glass Association, Vienna, VA, and the Glass Association of North America are now one, united voice representing the flat glass and glazing industry. The associations embarked on the combination quest in Spring 2017 with the NGA and GANA memberships voting to approve the deal in less than a year. The newly combined association will be known as the National Glass Association; a name... more »
  • Slocomb Windows and Doors plans to hire 50 employees after the recent acquisition of the residential division of Lockheed Window. Slocomb currently occupies an 80,000-square-foot production plant in Hanover Township, Pennsylvania and recently closed a deal to add 30,000 square feet.  more »