Category Archives: News

Tru Tech Doors: “This is the Year We Grow”

March 17, 2014

The expansion of Tru Tech Doors is just another example that things are looking up for many door and window manufacturers. The company is expanding production capabilities at its Fredericksburg, Va., plant. “We have taken on another building in the … FULL STORY >>

Door-Stop Acquired by Masonite International for $50 Million USD

February 24, 2014

Nottinghamshire, U.K.-based door manufacturer Door-Stop International has been acquired by Canadian trade buyer Masonite International Corp. for £30 million British pounds ($50 million USD) in a deal advised by Clearwater Corporate Finance. Established in 2008, Door-Stop is a U.K. manufacturer … FULL STORY >>

LaCantina Doors Receives “Best of Houzz” Award for Second Year

February 13, 2014

For the second consecutive year, LaCantina Doors was named a “Best of Houzz” winner in 2014 by Houzz, an online platform for residential remodeling and design. The company was chosen by the more than 16 million monthly Houzz users. LaCantina … FULL STORY >>

Doors Steal the Show at IBS

February 10, 2014

The International Builders’ Show had doors on wide display last week at Las Vegas, and modern and contemporary were definitely the buzzwords as this type of door took front and center. Therma-Tru had a variety of new product introductions including … FULL STORY >>

Vortex CEO Discusses State-of-the-Art Training Program

February 7, 2014

Earlier this year, Vortex Doors, based in Orange County, Calif., became authorized to train and certify technicians through exclusive one-on-one training to receive their American Association of Automated Door Manufacturers certification. The company says the five-day training course is “designed … FULL STORY >>

WDMA to Create Product Category Rules for Architectural Wood Doors

February 7, 2014

The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) National Architectural Door Council (NADC) has initiated a project to create ISO-compliant Product Category Rules (PCR) for architectural wood flush and stile and rail doors (CSI Master Codes 08 04 00). Creation of … FULL STORY >>

Fortune Brands Home & Security Names Robert K. Biggart Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

February 7, 2014

Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (FBHS) has named Robert K. Biggart as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. Biggart brings 29 years of corporate law experience from PepsiCo where he held senior legal roles across most of … FULL STORY >>

Fortune Brands Announces New Appointments

February 7, 2014

Fortune Brands Home & Security (FBHS) announced that it has named Jason Baab vice president of mergers and acquisitions (M&A). His role will support the company’s growth strategy that includes expanding the portfolio through acquisitions. The company also announced the … FULL STORY >>

Fortune Brands Posts Growth; Including Doors and Windows Segment

February 7, 2014

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. announced third quarter 2013 results which included a net sales increase of 24 percent year-over-year to $1.125 billion. The company raised its expected annual sales growth to 15-16 percent. “We continue to leverage our … FULL STORY >>

Tru Tech Doors Hits a Production Milestone

February 6, 2014

Tru Tech Doors in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada, has now produced its one millionth steel door. The staff celebrated the milestone at Tru Tech’s head office in Vaughan. John Careri, president and founder of Tru Tech Doors, presented the 36-inch wide … FULL STORY >>