• Other Products & Services
    Zobel Coatings’ new Zowo-tec 430 Wood-Aluminium Clear Coat offers distribution properties from 125 to 275 µm wet film thickness, according to a company release, which also reports that the low-VOC water-based product’s early block resistance enables rapid stacking capacity. The product is said to be nearly transparent, and the use of a primer allows color to be added. It can be... more »
  • Glass & IG Processing Equipment
    Bromer Inc. offers a new free fall arm device, which can be mounted on the table frame to access multiple stations without compromising distance between the table and the glass rack, according to the company. The free fall sequence is controlled with PLC and a touchscreen, and the new free-fall arm uses a soft-touch pusher finger to avoid risk of damage to glass coatings or risk of breaking glass. more »
  • Windows
    MI Windows & Door’s 1620 vinyl single-hung window is the first in the company’s 1600 Series to offer operable archtop configurations, according to the company. Other features include a true sloping sill, a warm-edge spacer system, inverted-coil balances, multiple grid types, and an optional window operating control device.  more »
  • Entry Doors
    Quanex Building Products introduced its Top-Drain Sill, a new entryway door component designed to eliminate errant water with two layers of protection. Its primary seal stops most water, according to the company, before a secondary channeling system drains any that may have passed. The company reports that no manufacturer adjustments are necessary, as the Top-Drain Sill is incorporated into the... more »
  • Computer Software & Systems
    FeneTech Inc. is home of FeneVision ERP, a software solution for window and door manufacturers and glass fabricators. This fully integrated software operates on a graphical user interface running on a single database, allowing users to see exactly what is happening on the production floor in real time. FeneVision provides tools including web- and client-based quotation and order handling, pricing... more »
  • Windows
    Pella introduced its new Architect Series Collection in two new lines, Architect Series Reserve and Architect Series Contemporary, which join Pella’s Architect Series Traditional line. The Architect Series Reserve windows and patio doors incorporate design elements from historic homes and buildings, including putty glaze profile grilles and sashes, archival butt joinery, engineered vertical... more »