2010 News Archive

December 21, 2010
- Watch the December DWM Newscast
- Congress Approves Tax Legislation with Reduced Door, Window and Skylight Tax Credit for 2011
- Riverside Co. Invests in Sunrise Windows
- Dove Vinyl Windows to Invest $2 Million in Virginia Manufacturing Operation
- Eagle Window Workers Shut Door on Union
- PGT Acquires Hurricane Window and Door Technologies’ Intellectual Property Assets
- Without Options, Duluth’s Owens Files for Bankruptcy
- A New View Windows and Doors Inc. Donates 16 Windows to Shelter for Abused Women
- UL Environment Announces “Environmental Product Declaration” Program
- Housing Starts Rise 3.9 Percent in November
- Ashby Lumber Plans Expansion at North Concord Site
- Lumberyard Fire Wreaks Havoc in Lawtey

December 14, 2010
- Current Window Tax Credit Won’t be Extended; Congress to Include $200 Credit
- ProBuild to Close 20 Field Locations
- Simonton Part of Fortune’s Home and Security Spin-Off
- U.S. Window and Door Demand to Exceed $31 Billion in 2014
- Recession Leads to Loss of Bonuses at Marvin Windows and Doors
- Siblings Run Firm they Grew Up In
- THV Stores Expands by Opening New Madisonville, Ky., Location
- Businesses Damaged by Fire Bombs Regroup in Temporary Quarters
- CraftMaster Interior Doors Certified for Recycled Content
- Not Enough Votes for LEED-Certified Wood Benchmark
- Homebuilders Lament Anxiety of Recession, See No Quick Fix for 2011
- Dollar for a Dream Provides Gifts for Teens in Need

December 7, 2010
- Industry Calls on Legislators to Extend Tax Credits; Companies’ Promotional Efforts Wind Down
- PGT Industries to Consolidate Operations in Venice, Fla.
- Weather Shield Plans to Consolidate, Lay Off Workers
- Man Dies in Accident at Craftmaster
- Quantum Succeeds with First-Class Glass
- ProBuild Closing in Cottonwood
- Lumberyard a Mainstay in Chesaning
- Jim Humphrey to Retire from Andersen Corp. Next March
- Quanex Building Products Announces Fiscal 2010 Fourth Quarter and Annual Results
- Plan to Attend Fenestration Day 2011
- 20th Annual Salvation Army Santa Shuffle Was a Huge Success

November 30, 2010
- Delving Deeper into the R-5 Program
- Larson Plant in Clear Lake Lays Off Second-Shift Workers
- Raise your Forks for United Way!
- Former Foxworth Site Opens for Business
- Jeld-Wen Opens Door to Sustainable Product
- Casement Windows Are Architects’ New Darling
- Allied Building Products Corp. Announces New Leadership Roles
- Sometimes Good Things Can Come from Bad
- Entranceways Demand Variety of Choices
- Appliance Rebate Deadline Keeping Contractors Busy

November 23, 2010
- Watch the November DWM/Shelter Newscast
- Glass Helps Define Green at Greenbuild Exhibition
Expert Offers Forecast for Canadian Market
- NFRC Approves Technical Procedures for Attachment Product Ratings
- Stock Building Supply Names New CEO
- Dennis Strassburger Passes Away
- GE Capital is Agent for $120 Million Credit Facility to Huttig Building Products Inc.
- Northview Hotel Group Acquires Three Jeld-Wen Resort Communities in Oregon
- Andersen Windows Worker Injures Arm
- Iowa Women of Innovation Event Recognizes Two Pella Corporation Leaders
- Associated Materials LLC Reports Third Quarter Results; Posts Slight Increase in Net Sales
- Ply Gem Reports Third Quarter Results; Sales Down Due to Continued Decline in Housing Starts
- AAMA Publishes Voluntary Specifications for Organic Coatings on Fiber-Reinforced Thermoset Profiles
- Study Says Deficit of New Single-Family Homes Need to Be Addressed

November 16, 2010
- Andersen Corp. to Divest Dashwood Industries; to Open New Distribution Center
- DOE, HUD and Vice President Biden Make Major Announcement Regarding Energy-Efficient Improvements
- Professionals Asks How Congressional Changes Will Impact Glass/Window Industries
- Jeld-Wen Earns Partner of the Year Award
- Foreclosure Fix-ups Put Contractors Back to Work
- Builder Confidence Improves Slightly in November
- Two Men Killed in Two-Vehicle Wreck
- Stock Building CEO Appelmann Gone, Company Tells Workers
- Former Davies Lawyer Finkelstein Accused of Tipping
- Lean on Your Employees: An Interview with Alyson Huntington-Jones of Masco Corp.

November 9, 2010
- Homebuilding and Residential Remodeling: When Will We See a Recovery?
- Energy Market is the Place to Be According to Green Outlook 2011
- MI Windows and Doors to Close Texas Plant
- PGT Announces Third-Quarter Financial Results; Increase Over Previous Quarter
- Jeld-Wen of Canada Ltd. Fined $50,000 for Incident That Injured Worker at Plant
- Proposal to Allow AAMA 507 as NFRC Alternative Defeated During Hearings
- NFRC Announces Election Results for 2011 Board of Directors

November 2, 2010
- 2011 May Show Signs of Improvement in Construction Starts, Forecaster Says
- NAHB Conference Looks at What Multi-Family, Single-Family Markets Can Expect
- Economist Credits Stimulus for Bringing us Into Recovery
- Anderson Predicts Continued Upward Trend in Material, Labor Prices for 2011
- Proposals to Lower U-Factor and SHGC Pass, Raising Life Safety Concerns
- Industry Debates Code Proposal to Lower SHGC in Climate Zones 1-3
- DuPont Glass Laminating Solutions Announces Price Increase
- Three Frazee Residents are Now the Owners of Main Street Lumberyard
- Overly Receives FSC Chain-Of-Custody Certification
- Jeld-Wen Offers Oregon, Idaho Resorts for Sale
- NFRC Recognized as EPA ENERGY STAR® Program Certification Body

October 26, 2010
- Pella to Close Ohio Door Plant in 2011
- Jeld-Wen to Close Hartselle, Ala., Plant
- Economist Provides Economic and Construction Outlook
- Renewal by Andersen Dealer Surpasses $1 Million in Monthly Sales
- Builders FirstSource Reports Third-Quarter 2010 Results; Posts Loss as Compared to Previous Quarter
- Crystal Windows Expands Midwest Distribution of Chicago Facility
- Splintering 84 Lumber Navigates Rough Seas
- Class-Action Suit Against USGBC Alleges Deceptive Trade Practices, False Advertising and Anti-Trust in Promoting LEED® Program
- 84 Lumber Names Operations Chief
- “Cash for Caulkers” Seals Savings for Homeowners
- Credit Spurs Home Show Shoppers
- Composite Panel Association Applauds USDA for Protecting Rural Manufacturing Jobs

October 19, 2010
- Energy Codes to be a Major Focus During Upcoming ICC Hearings
- Investment Meeting to Save Lumberyard at FEC
- NLBMDA Announces New Leadership Team
- AAMA Announces VMC Profile Certification Course
- Lab Re-Creates Nature’s Wrath to Test Homes
- Single-Family Housing Starts Rise 4.4 Percent in September
- Officials from Meek’s Mark the Company’s 90th Anniversary
- Contractors, Lumberyard Create Wheelchair Ramp for Accident Victim
- Walter, Shirley Wang Honored at APALC’s 27th Annual Awards Gala
- Vinyl Recycling Success Stories

October 12, 2010
- Housing Market Forecast: Various Shades of Lousy
- Masonite Completes Acquisition of Lifetime Doors Inc.
- FTC Proposes Revised “Green Guides”
- Legislation Drafted That Would Extend Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credits, Create Two Levels of Tax Credits for Windows
- Simonton Windows® to Transition Various Corporate Functions to Columbus, Ohio, in 2011
- Washington County Backs $5 Million Loan to 84 Lumber Co.
- Grand Opening for Marvin Windows and Doors
- Researchers Study Life Cycle Assessment of North American Windows
- GOP’s No. 2 Candidate Emphasizes His Work Ethic, Not Youth
- Pershing May Push for Fortune Brands Split

October 5, 2010
- Donald Trump Responds to Story about Chinese Window Purchase
- EPA Issues Requests for Comments on Top-Tier ENERGY STAR Program: Windows Not Part of the Mix
- IGMA Continues Harmonization with ISO Standard for Insulating Glass
- Associated Materials Announces Offering of $730 Million of Senior Secured Notes
- Haddon Windows Benefits from Federal Stimulus
- 84 Lumber Reopens Doors in Milton
- Columbia Forest Products Receives Hardwood Forestry Fund Gifford Pinchot Award
- Ask the Experts at Win-Door 2010
- AAMA Publishes Installation Standard Practice for Windows with Mounting Flange

September 28, 2010
- President Signs Small Business Jobs and Credit Act into Law
- Consumers Digest Releases its Best Window Buys
- Donald Trump Places Large Chinese Window Order; Says He Couldn’t Locate Them in the United States, According to Recent CNBC Interview
- OSHA Cites Columbia Forest Products with 15 Safety Violations Following Death
- New-Home Sales Remain Flat in August; Housing Starts Rise
- DOE Funding Provides for Free Downloads of IECC
- Pending New Building Code Turning into Home “Stretch”
- ARAUCO Selected as Dual Finalist in RISI Awards
- Edgetech I.G. Honored with Ohio ‘Exporter of the Year’ Award
- AAMA, IGMA and GANA Launch Joint Glass Documents Website

September 21, 2010
- Energy-Efficiency Meets Practicality at Remodeling Show
- GlassBuild Exhibitors Get a Handle on Material Handling
- GlassBuild Exhibitors Offer Insight into Energy Efficiency
- GlassBuild 2010 Concludes in Las Vegas
- Local Business Takes Part in TV Makeover for Salem School
- Edgetech I.G. Seals Deal to Bring Gas-Fill Technology to America
- Alberta Says $1.3 Million Funding Deal will Make Wood Products Sector More Competitive
- ‘Rural Star’ Bill Passes House
- Lumber Industry Organizations Respond to Wood Dust Notification Requirements
- Lumber Industry Has Worst Year Ever in 2009
- Rennekamp Named Westmoreland’s Businessperson of Year
- Warren takes “George” Award at Chamber Banquet

September 14, 2010
- GlassBuild America Opens Today in Las Vegas
- Associated Materials to Change Hands in $1.3 Billion Deal
- Department of Commerce Finds Chinese Aluminum Extrusion Imports are Being Subsidized Significantly
- Huttig Extends $120 Million Secured Credit Facility to 2014
- U.S. Senator Gillibrand Tours Crystal Windows Factory
- ProBuild to Close Remaining Racine Operation this Month
- Shortages of Trucks and Truck Drivers Stall Product Deliveries
- Alberta Says $1.3 Million Funding Deal will Make Wood Products Sector More Competitive

September 7, 2010
- Great Lakes Agrees to Pay $10,000 in Settlement with Washington State Attorney General over Energy-Savings Pledge Allegations
- Southwall Technologies Acquires Crown Operations International
- Customers Angry After Window Supplier Fails to Deliver
- Local 673 Still on Strike with ProBuild after Meeting
- GE Capital Arranges Refinancing for Atis Group Inc.
- Southland Log Homes Announces Strategic Sourcing Relationship with Monarch Windows and Doors
- Discount Windows & Doors Expanding Kaneohe Showroom
- DOE to Host Windows Volume Purchase Midwest Regional Workshop
- BHMA Issues New Standards Updates
- FTC Green Guidelines May Leave Marketers Red-Faced
- Courthouse Window Work Delayed by Production Backup
- Big Leap in Private Health Coverage Predicted

August 31, 2010
- Industry Companies Named to Inc. 5000 List
- Vice President Biden Announces 200,000 Homes Weatherized Under the Recovery Act
- Strybuc Industries Acquires Replacement Hardware Mfg. Co.
- Win-Door Announces Speakers for November Event
- Haddon Windows to Expand: Create, Retain Nearly 200 Jobs
- Fire Destroys Landmark Jacksonville Lumberyard
- Fayette County to Sponsor 84 Lumber $15 Million Loan Request
- Company Rehires Unemployed Workers for Energy-Efficient Window Project
- Sunset Moulding Founder Passes Away
- Memorial Held for Jeld-Wen Founder Richard Wendt
- Former Weiser Exec Bill Kushlick to Lead Stanley Doors Initiative at Dusco
- ProBuild Names Bill Myrick CEO
- Coppola Named Chagrin Solon Sun’s Person of the Week
- New-Homes Sales Fall to Record Low in July
- Quanex Announces Third-Quarter Sales of $225.2 Million, Up 37 Percent from Last Year
- ULC Standards Acquires Environmental Certification and Advisory Firm Terrachoice
- Solar Cottage to Test McMaster University’s Technology

August 24, 2010
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A Half a Decade Later, Tightened Codes and Product Awareness Help Secure Much of the Gulf from Hurricane Damage
- The Iron Door Co. Announces Partnership with Famous Designer
- Weather Shield Employees to Receive Foreign Competition Layoff Assistance
- Laurel Masonite Mill Lays Off 83
- Huttig Building Products is Seeing Green
- Volunteers Aid Storm Cleanup in Stearns, Benton
- Former Weiser Exec Bill Kushlick to Lead Stanley Doors Initiative at Dusco
- ProBuild Names Bill Myrick CEO
- Housing Starts Rise 1.7 Percent in July
- Gettysburg HARB Hesitant to Approve Boro Hall Windows
- Better Than Lowe’s or Home Depot
- AAMA Publishes Update of Voluntary Specifications and Test Methods for Sealants
- WTS Paradigm Helps a Local Family in Need
- Window World Hits Fundraising Goal of $1.5 Million to Support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

August 17, 2010
- Sunrise Celebrates Production of 1,500,000 Windows with Visit from Michigan Congressman
- JELD-WEN Founder Dick Wendt Passes Away
- MMPA Members Make Progress on Certification Program During Summer Meeting
- Energy Groups Discuss Development of National Guidelines for Residential Energy Efficiency Retrofits
- Masonite Inc. Completes Third Acquisition in India
- 84 Lumber Seeks $15 Million Loan for its Better Rates
- Sierra Pacific Wants Bigger Power Plant
- Window World Teams Up with kathy ireland Worldwide®
- Ernst: Keeping Away People by Taxing Machines?
- Making Smart Windows That Are Also Cheap
- Windsor Windows and Doors Names Rieser President; Stephens, Chief Operating Officer
- Marvin Again Chosen to Lead Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

August 10, 2010
- Industry Disappointed that Home Star Program Shelved Until After Senate Recess
- Atria Building Products Ceases Operations
- Lumber Supply Workers in Yorkville on Strike
- PGT Has First Increase in Sales Since 2006
- Searching for Soladigm’s Secret Sauce
- Builders FirstSource Receives the Eminent “Partners of Choice” Award from David Weekley Homes
- Housing Boom’s Jobs Aren’t Returning as Economy Recovers

August 3, 2010
- Timing is Right for R5 Window Volume Purchase Program, According to Recent Webinar
- DOE Requests Expanded Collaboration with NFRC on Energy-Related Research
- Smart Window Maker Soladigm to Manufacture in Mississippi
- Champion Window Oklahoma City Location Honored With Two Awards
- Local Spokane, Wash., Company Gains International Recognition
- Remodeling Dips But Shows Signs of Stabilization
- Builders FirstSource Inc. Reports Operating Results
- AAMA Publishes Life Cycle and Anchorage Documents
- NWDA Discusses Important Issues at Summer Meeting

July 27, 2010
- Watch the DWM/Shelter July Newscast
- Woodbridge Group Closes Millwood-BlackEagle Deal
- Champion Window Workers Vote “No Union”
- Accu-Weld Announces New Corporate Name: Haddon Windows & Doors
- Interlock USA Expands Distribution Capabilities
- Sierra Pacific Industries to Retool Sawmill in Sonora, Calif.; Will Create 130 Jobs
- NFRC Discusses Software Problems During Virtual Meeting
- NFRC Technical Committee Sends New Information to its Task Groups
- Builders FirstSource Reports Second Quarter 2010 Results
- Single-Family Housing Starts Virtually Unchanged in June
- Homebuilders Losing Confidence in Recovery
- Family Learns its Art Collection Was Stolen in World War II

July 20, 2010
- NLBMDA Chairman Testifies Before House Small Business Committee Urging Extension of Bonus Depreciation
- Remodeling Spending Expected to Accelerate Moving into 2011
- Consumers Say Price is Increasingly Important in Window and Patio Door Choice, According to Recent Survey
- Truseal Technologies Promotes Coppola to Senior Vice President at Quanex Building Products
- Taking on a Champion
- Ply Gem Rallies, Reports $54M Profit
- ProBuild Opens Millwork Facility Near Windcrest
- Novatech Recognized for Environmental Efforts
- Keymark Announces New Circle Size Extrusion Press is Now Live
- Builder Confidence Declines in July
- AAMA Announces Southeast Region Fall Meeting

July 13, 2010
- WDMA and Other Industry Groups Sue EPA Over Removal of Opt-Out Provision
- Where Will the Money Go? Industry Companies Talk About Their Projects Earning DOE Grants
- Sunset Moulding Goes Solar
- 84 Lumber Closing Seven, Reopening One Store
- Santelli Tempered Glass Continues to Grow with Third Location
- Pellerin Vinyl Siding and Replacement Windows Offers Broken Window Warranty
- NexGen to Take Place This Fall
- BHMA Offers Free Download of Builders Hardware Materials and Finishes Standard

July 6, 2010
- Loewen CEO Offers Further Details Regarding Sale; CEO Babiuk Says New Ownership Will Allow It to Operate with Current Brand Strategy
- Masonite Acquires Two India-Based Door Manufacturers
- Formaldehyde Bill Approved by Congress
- AAMA Announces IG Certification Program
- Stock Building Supply Completes Acquisition of Bison Building Holdings
- ABC Supply Closes Bradco Purchase
- ProBuild to Buy Chopp Lumber
- Atis Group Closes Window in IPO Plans
- New Ideas Help Fight Stagnant Status Quo
- Distributors Expand and Add Versatex to Product Lines
- Old Economy Leading the Recovery — for Now
- Green Building Supplier Serious Materials Brings in $19.8M

June 29, 2010
- View the June DWM Newscast
- Manufacturers Gather for Fenetech User Conference
- Ultra Hardware Products L.L.C. Partners with Fapim Products
- Sutherlands Lumberyard in Boulder Closing
- Troy’s Collins Lumber Shuts its Doors
- Pa. Glass Company to Open $3.7M Plant in Elkhart
- GBO Inc. Extends Issuer Bid
- Alcoa Announces Acquisition of Traco
- Atrium CEO Retires, O’Meara to Lead
-AEC Teams Up With Aluminum Association and AAC for Aluminum Week
- Construction Camp Prepares Girls for Carpentry Careers

Clarifying Lead Rules

June 22, 2010
- DOE Officials Say They Plan to Market R5 Volume Purchase Program Aggressively
- EPA Delays Enforcement of Lead Rules Until Later This Year
- Senate Approves Formaldehyde Standard
- Industry Discusses U-Factor Versus R-Value for Window Performance
- Thermal Industries Celebrates 50th Anniversary
- DAC Consolidates Plant to Enhance Efficiencies
- EPA Cites Hanson’s Window and Construction for Failures to Warn Residents About Potential Exposures in 2005; $784,380 Penalty Proposed
- Interlock USA Partners with Dr. Hahn to Distribute European Hinges in North America
- Court Rules in Favor of Custom Glass Products in Patent Litigation Case
- DOE to Award More Than $22 Million for Building Envelope and Window Projects to Improve Energy Efficiency
- Cranberry Company Receives $1.3 Million in Recovery Act Funding to Develop Energy-Efficient Windows
- The Eli Home Receives Energy-Efficient Windows and Help with Lead Paint Concerns
- Housing Starts, Permits Decline in May
- Consumer Survey: Top-Rated Local Window Companies
- Fallingwater Asking For Patrons’ Help
- Nominate Your Company’s Product for DWM’s Green Awards

June 15, 2010
- EPA Begins Phase 2 of ENERGY STAR® Revisions
- Frontline Building Products Purchases Assets of B&B Engineering
- Gorell to Donate Portion of Sales to Help Save Wildlife in the Gulf
- Auburn’s 84 Lumber Closing a Sign of Times or Home Depot?
- Fire Destroys Business in Valentine
- Window World Certified for EPA’s Lead Paint Rule
- Southwall Technologies Acquires Controlling Interest in Southwall Insulating Glass Joint Venture
- Governor Sides with Building Industry in Building Codes Debate
- Solar Cells: Coming to a Window Near You?
- National Award for Local Firm
- JELD-WEN Receives Canada’s ENERGY STAR Award for Sustained Excellence
- Multifamily Builders Less Pessimistic
- Economy Strengthens Behind Building, Manufacturing
- AAMA Announces Five Scholarship Award Winners
- Fiorina Talks Jobs at San Diego Lumberyard

June 8, 2010
-Lead Plays Big Role in AAMA Meeting; Members Work Hard on Variety of Issues
- Senate Passes Amendment to Allow Small Contractors Time to Comply with EPA Lead Paint Rule
- AMD Convention Relocates to Charlotte
- Court Reverses Own Stance on Timing of Asbestos Claim
- The Earthwise Group and Deceuninck North America Name New Executive Director
- Railing Dynamics Inc. Mourns the Loss of its Co-Founder and President; Names New Executives
- Ex-Pilot at 84 Lumber Accused of Fraud, Theft
- AAMA/WDMA Industry Review and Forecast Available
- FeneTech Receives Second Value Creation Award
- White Powder Sent to Ganahl Lumber Turns Out to be Meth

June 1, 2010
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DOE Kicks Off Windows Volume Purchase Program with Event in Washington, D.C.
- WDMA Applauds House Passage of Change to Tax Credit Criteria
- AAMA and Northeast Manufacturers Meet with Government Leaders, Call for Support of Delay on EPA’s Lead Rule
- Legislation Addresses Housing Production Credit Crisis
- Ply Gem files for up to $300 mln IPO
- Quanex Building Products Reports Stronger Results in Recent Financial Statement
- Woolworths Buys Gunns Hardware Units
- Seattle-Area Window Company Oversold Product’s Green Ability, AG Says
- Cedar Creek Appointed William Adams as Chairman and CEO

May 25, 2010
- ICC Says Sprinklers Aren’t Enough When It Comes to Window Egress
- Industry Debates Window Labeling for Egress
- ICC Tackles Installation and Flashing Issues
- ICC Rejects AMD Side-Hinged Exterior Door Standard During Code Hearings
- ICC Takes Action Regarding Window Sill Heights
- ICC Approves Skylight Change; Disapproves Others
- Experts Offer Positive Outlook for Housing
- McVay Brothers Establishes The Coeur d’Alene Window Company
- Atis Group Inc. Files Preliminary Prospectus for Initial Public Offering
- Upgrading Equipment is a Clear Winner for Wallside Windows
- Ply Gem Reports First-Quarter 2010 Results
- RSL Inc. Joins U.S. EPA SmartWay Transport® Partnership
- Energy Efficiency in Southeast to Get Huge Boost, Thanks to $20 Million U.S. DOE Award to SEEA Regional Alliance
- Lumber Prices Increased, Now Seem to Retreat
- IT Gives Windows 7 the Green Light
- BHMA to Discuss Standards, Codes and Sustainability at Summer Meeting

May 18, 2010
- Watch the DWM/Shelter May Newscast
- Stock to Add to Portfolio: Will Purchase Assets of Bison Building Materials
- ABC Supply Co. Inc. to Acquire Bradco Supply Corp.
- Kolbe & Kolbe Implements Enterprise System from WTS Paradigm
- Elixir to Reopen Idled Facility
- BICA™ Awards Announced for Vinyl and Composite Windows
- Cascade Windows Plans Aggressive Expansion
- Expansion for Winnipeg Window Pultruder
- Lumber Soars on Low Supply
- Installation: Think Like a Customer
- Masonite Inc. Announces Appointment of Chief Financial Officer
- Hurd Adds Darrell Bender as Vice President of Operations
- Edgetech I.G. Promotes Koscoe to Lab Technician
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N.C. Fines Home-Repair Firms $100,000
- AAMA Western Region Spring Meeting Tackles Key Industry Issues
- IWF Announces Challengers Award® Entrants for the 2010 Fair
- Builder Confidence Strengthens in May

May 11, 2010
- House and Senate Introduce Legislation to Delay EPA Lead Rule
- House Passes Home Star Legislation
- Economist Talks About What’s in Store for the Future of the Construction Market
- Résiver Patio Doors Joins Novatech Group
- HTL Expands Engineering Services
- ProVia Door’s is Awarded a “Star” by OSHA
- Crystal Exports Windows to China for Project with American Feel
- Serious Windows’ Orders, Work force Grow in Parks
- Earthwise Group Adds Three New Members
- New Fenzi Alu-Pro Plant in Russia Almost Ready for Production
- North Carolina Proposal to Offer Insurance Credits for Storm-Proofing Homes
- Change is a Pane

May 4, 2010
- International Aluminum Corp. and Atrium Emerge from Bankruptcy; What Does the Future Hold?
- ProBuild to Acquire Oso Lumber
- Stock Sells Commercial Door Operations
- Former Masonite Employees Gather for Reunion
- Former Employee of Pella Windows Charged in Theft
- Sierra Pacific Workers Avert Fire Disaster
- End of an Era as Jeffers Millwork Closes
- Getting the Lead Out: New Rules for Contractors
- Remodeling Index Says Remodeling Market Poised for Recovery
- Marvin Honored as Family Business of the Year
- Edgetech I.G. Receives Certificate for Exporting Excellence
- Benchmark Survey Helps Manufacturers Navigate Challenges

April 27, 2010
- EPA Removes Opt-Out in Lead Renovation Rule
- H.B. Fuller to Discontinue Production of Polysulfide-Based IG Sealant Product Line in Europe
- L&W Supply Releases Latest Financial Figures
- City Holds Companies to Their End of Bargain
- Lumber Prices Spike
- Milwaukie Police Chase Down Suspect in Lumberyard Theft
- Economy Lumber Purchases Oakland Piedmont Lumber Store
- Stock Building Supply Names Vice President of East Operations
- Houses of 2020 Will Be All About Energy
- Green Jobs Can Help Fuel State’s Recovery
- Participate in 2009 Industry Benchmark Survey
- Let’s Move Forward Based on EPA Lead Paint Decision
- Ending Tax Credit Triggers New-Home Sales Surge in March

April 20, 2010
- Sen. Specter Discusses Lead, Other Issues, with Door and Window Manufacturer Reps
- Contractors Join at Capitol to Call for Lead Paint Changes
- NLBMDA Participates in Unveiling of Home Star Legislation on Capitol Hill
- Weiland Files Patent Infringement Suit Against Panda Windows and Doors
- Former Hegla USA President Murdered
- Did you Miss the April DWM/Shelter Newscast?
- EPA Announces New Guidelines for ENERGY STAR® Homes
- New Company in Johnstown Expands with Local Materials, Homegrown Labor
- Atrium Ramping up Production
- Kinro Establishes Facility in South Carolina
- Energy Legislation – The Canvas for a Healthy Fenestration Replacement Market for Years to Come
- Housing Starts and Permits Rise In March
- Subcommittees Talk Numbers During NFRC Spring Meeting

April 13, 2010
- EPA Confirms New Lead Rule Will Take Effect April 22, Despite Requests for Delay
- Harvey Building Products Works to Educate the Industry, Prepare for Future Growth
- Stock Building Supply Purchases Assets of National Home Centers Inc.
- Atis Group Buys Vinylbilt Windows
- ‘Green Wood’ Lumberyard Out on a Limb
- Carter Lumber Plans to Hire as Many as 100 in Franklin|
- Tax Credits for Energy-Saving Windows, Cars Going Strong
- Lead Paint: Preparing for the Upcoming Regulations; Listen to the Audio Podcast
- Foreign Competition Report for U.S. Building Products Industry Available from Jordan, Knauff and Company
- Chinese Aluminum Association to Support PFC Reduction Move
- JELD-WEN Names Turner Chair of Board of Directors
- Evans Honored by Housing Manufacturer
- What’s Being Done to Educate the Homeowner on Lead Paint Regulations?
- Living with Lead Rules
- March on Washington Regarding Lead Rule to Take Place on April 15

April 6, 2010
- Contractors Organize March on Washington Regarding Upcoming Lead Regulations
- White House Officials Visit Northeast Building Products; Discuss Employment, Effects of Stimulus
- Senate Introduces Homestar Legislation
- Industry Spreads the Word on Window Safety During National Window Safety Week
- Atrium Makes Progress Toward Restructuring
- Gorell Expands Sales Territory into Colorado
- Timber Products Receives CARB Certification Exemption for Veneer Core Hardwood Plywood
- BMC SELECT Names Employees to its New Millwork Best Practices Council
- Fensterbau First

March 30, 2010
- Fensterbau Exhibitors Launch Latest Innovations to Hefty Crowds; Attendees Search for Automation, Energy Efficiency
- Did you Miss the DWM/Shelter March Newscast?
- Secretary Chu and Congresswoman Dahlkemper Visit Seaway Manufacturing
- AMD Certification Program Adds Fire Rating Certification
- ALLSCO Sold to Montreal Company
- Deceuninck North America Prevails in Trade Secrets Case
- Southwall Technologies Seeks a Reinvention
- More Doors Keep Opening at Wincore
- A Promise of Jobs Remains Only Partly Fulfilled
- New-Home Sales Decline in February
- Edgetech I.G. Earns Three Safety Awards
- U.S. Senator David Vitter Receives “Legislator of the Year” Award from NLBMDA
- The Language of Business

March 23, 2010
- Attendees Say First-Ever Fenestration Day Was Great Success
- Attendees Soak Up Lead Paint Information During Fenestration Day
- Work on Phase 2 of Revised Energy Star® Criteria for Doors and Windows Underway; Validation Program Also Could Be in Future, According to EPA Rep
- U.S. Senator Fears Healthcare Bill Could Be “Fundamental Threat” to Small Businesses
- Lead Rule is Hot Topic at WDMA Legislative Conference; .30/.30 Still Under Watch as Well
- Masonite Completes Acquisition of LEDCO
- Griffon Bidding for Bankrupt Window Maker Atrium
- WDMA Makes Some Positive Changes
- Glasslam to Open Three New Locations, Close One, in 2010
- Royal Window and Door Profiles Expands Distribution Presence in Western Canada
- 84 Lumber Closes 10 Stores, Sees Turnaround in Late 2011
- Cost Cuts Help Ply Gem Bolster Bottom Line
- Fire District Releases Charred Lumberyard to Owners, Investigation Continues
- ProBuild Named Top 10 Store
- Chile’s Earthquake is Having Affect on Lumber Supply in Various Regions
- Single-Family Starts Hold Firm in February
- More Homeowners Pursue Remodeling Projects. What Gives?
- Thermal Industries Celebrates Big 5-0

March 16, 2010
- Senate Passes Legislation Tying Door and Window Tax Credits to ENERGY STAR® Program
- Industry Associations, Including WDMA, Ban Together to Urge Delay on Lead
- Paint Rule
- Manufacturers Participate in DOE’s R-5 Window Program
- ProBuild to Open New Locations in Utah and Virginia
- RSL Joins U.S. EPA SmartWay Transport® Partnership
- No Bids Made at 84 Lumber Site Auction
- Glass Expo Midwest™ Opens Today; Includes Fenestration Day for the First Time
- Edgetech Technical Director to Address Condensation Resistance at Best2 Conference
- PPG Webcast Advises on Energy Project Implementation
- EPA to Hold Webinar on March 26 to Address ENERGY STAR® Testing and Verification Program
- Upgrade Now, Energy Savings Pay Later
- Saint-Gobain Playhouse by C.F. Møller Can Be Heated with Candles
- Window Executive to Head Conservation Group
- Calif. Boy, 13, Wins Awards for Child-Safety Inventions
- ABC Supply Co. Inc. Honored with Fourth Consecutive Gallup Great Workplace Award
- Man Will Serve Year For Embezzlement

March 9, 2010
- Pella Corp. Agrees to Perform Environmental Investigation, Clean-Up of Manufacturing Facility
- Industry Reacts to Homestar Program
- Minnesota Senate Bill Could Amend State’s Law Relating to Window Fall Prevention Devices
- Efficient Implementation of Energy-Saving Regulations
- Washington State Clears Up Window Deals
- Prineville Plant May Fill in for Quake-Hit Chile Facility
- Window Delays Push Back Courthouse Remodel by Six Weeks
- A Sense of Agreement
- SAGE to Build $110 Million Manufacturing Facility in Minnesota
- Windows Siding Roofing Experts Recognized for Commitment to Being Green and Named the Triangle’s Exclusive Restorations Window Retailer
- Park Avenue® Windows Sponsoring Energy-Efficient Windows Sweepstakes in 2010
- Masco Home Services Launches New Home Performance Program for Existing Homes: WellHome
- Thinking about Green
- Fact, Not Fad: Marketing Proves “Green” Sells

March 2, 2010
- Vinyl Institute Asks Industry to Join in Opposing USGBC Credit
- Door and Window Companies Receive Energy Star® Awards
- Crystal Window & Door to Participate in R-5 Program
- Stock to Buy Arkansas Supplier
- Sierra Pacific Plans to Reopen Small-Log Mill
- Quanex Announces Financial Results; Focuses on New Growth Program
- Builders FirstSource Reports $6.2 Million Profit in Fourth Quarter
- New Home Sales Decline In January
- HIG Sees Window of Opportunity in Synseal Deal
- NFRC Names New Employees and Announces Promotions
- Mellor, Former CEO of Builder Materials Holding, Joins Stock’s Board
- An End to Greenwash? Interview with Marcello Manca Of Underwriters Laboratories, “UL Environment”
- Will Lead Weigh Down a Window Industry Recovery?

February 23, 2010
- Binswanger Tech Becomes National Hero; Saves Six from Burning Building in Austin, Texas
- Scott Thomsen to Lead Guardian’s North American Flat Glass Operations
- Recent Housing Numbers Shows Some Positive Signs
- Uniboard Opens MDF Facility in North Carolina
- Door and Window Companies Honored with Humanitarian Awards
- Senator Cantwell Tours JELD-WEN, Discusses Efforts to Get Lending Capital Flowing for Job Creation
- Roto Group Gains Market Share in 2009
- Gorell Windows and Doors Approved for Use in Pennsylvania Weatherization Program
- Simonton Windows Partners with H&R Block to Offer Tax Preparation Incentives to Homeowners
- Graves Lumber Selling More Than Just Lumber
- Millvale Company is Restoring Windows at Sacred Heart Church
- VEKA Announces New President
- Foreclosures and the Outlook for the First Half of 2010
- Astronauts Open Space Station Observation Deck

February 16, 2010
- Industry Plans to Attend Fenestration Day
- US LBM Holdings LLC Agrees to Acquire Edward Hines Lumber Co. and Subsidiaries
- Smith Phillips Building Recognized as 2010 Dealer of the Year by Southern Building Material Association
- PGT Reports 2009 Fourth Quarter Results
- Stiles to Represent Makor and Venjakob
- PBS Series Hometime® Comes to Hurd
- Todd Whitworth, Window World CEO, dies Friday
- NLBMDA Opposes Merkley Amendment in Health Care Bill
- Aluminum Extruders Council Has Important Meeting Planned for March
- IWF Seeks Entries for Challengers Award
- New Lead Paint Regulations—Keep Spreading the Word
- Space Station Gets Room, Huge Window to See Earth
- Total Glass Gets Green Edge With ‘Ambassador’ Status
- Guest Commentary: Stossel’s investigation is Full of Holes

February 9, 2010
- Companies Educate their Dealers Regarding Lead Paint Regulations
- Generational Expert to Speak at Fenestration Day: Will Offer Proven Methods of How to Communicate Effectively with All Generations
- CMI Purchases Assets of Illinois Flush Door Company
- FeneTech to Open European Operation
- Stock Lumber Auction Brings $700,000 Price
- 84 Lumber’s 2009 Sales Plunge
- ProBuild Opening New Location in Sacramento
- Unlocked Gate Tips Police to Burglary At Local Lumberyard
- Window World Sponsors John Andretti and Boris Said at Daytona 500
- Alan Levin Appears on Bloomberg TV
- Melting Vinyl Siding Tied to Energy-Efficient Windows
- Crystal Windows Executive Named to NWDA Board of Directors
- The Green Police: What Will They Be Looking For?

February 2, 2010
- Watch the February Newscast
- NWDA Holds Winter Meeting at ATI’s New Facility
- Economist Says Single-Family Residential Will Continue to Recover
- Obama Singles Out Window Company in Presidential Address
- Valuable Industry Research Now Available
- Andersen Corp. Workers Won’t Get Profit-Sharing Checks for First Time Since Great Depression
- Lack of Product Demand Turning Layoffs into Lost Jobs
- BMC Select Leader Sees Advantages in HQ Move to Boise
- Cardinal Solar Technologies Awarded $7.7 Million Tax Credit
- Suits Filed to Block SPI Clear Cutting
- Bill O’Brien Joins ViWinTech as Director of Operations

January 26, 2010
- Builders’ Show: Smaller but Successful
- Atrium Companies File for Voluntary Chapter 11
- Indicator Suggests Remodeling Upturn in 2010
- Latest Housing Reports Show Challenges are Still Ahead
- Atlanta Hardwood Corp. Acquires Craig Lumber Corp.
- US LBM Holdings LLC Acquires Stock Building Supply’s New Jersey Operations
- Parr Lumber Executives Spin off Marketing Firm
- Bradco Supply Opens New Location in Warminster, Pa
- Pella Launches Pro Expo™ Events
- To Turn Around Ailing Businesses, Entrepreneurs Buy Them Back
- Alum Rock Hardware Closing After Five Decades of Hard Work and Service
- Smart Windows: Energy Efficiency with a View
- New Energy Achieves Major ‘Transparency’ Breakthrough in Development of See-Thru Windows Capable of Generating Electricity
- Zimmerman Named President of Gorell Windows & Door
- ASTM Elects Dow Corning Representative to 2010 International Board of Directors
- Bringing Manufacturing Back to the United States
- Trade Show News: IBS and IWF

January 19, 2010
- Watch Video Live from the Builders’ Show
- NLBMDA Releases Policy Outline for 2010
- Explosion Occurs in Silo at CraftMaster
- Green Bay Firm Buys Universal Supply Locations
- Poor Economy Leaves Andersen Windows Owing North Branch Under Special Development Agreement
- Andersen Logistics Laying Off 25
- Arson Ruled in 84 Lumber Blaze
- PGT Names Vice President of Operations
- A Little Company Praised by President Obama
- Innovation, Guts, Better Products, and Transparency
- Picking Winners and Losers
- A Window on the Real Limits of Government
- Fenestration Day Adds Another Session to Seminar Lineup
- Klobuchar to Hold Energy Efficiency, Innovation Summit
- Company Move to Include Cat

January 12, 2010
- Report Forecasts Five Percent Growth in Moulding Market in 2010
- Truseal and Union Come to Agreement
- Building Materials Holding Corp. (BMHC) Emerges from Chapter 11 and Rebrands Itself
- WTS Paradigm Supports Homes for Our Troops
- Two Harbors Building Supplier Latest to Succumb to Bad Economy
- Officials Talking Plans for Lumber Mill Restart
- Burglary and Fire at 84 Lumber
- Report Outlines How Cypress Promotes Green Building
- Obama Awards $2.3 Billion in Clean-Energy Tax Credits
- Insurers ‘Green Up’ Gray Coverage Areas
- Seattle Developer Sells Bankers on ‘Green’ Project
- The Price of Construction Materials is About to Soar
- The Week in Private Equity: What’s Hot, What’s Not Edition
- Seaway Manufacturing Corp. Names New President
- Edgetech I.G. Appoints Bruce Hodges to Quality Engineer
- Ex-Huttig Worker Indicted for Fraud
- Gary Curtis to Fill Public Interest Seat on NFRC Board of Directors

January 5, 2010
- A Look at the New Energy Star® Focus on Energy Efficiency in Glass Manufacturing
- ICC Updates Window Opening Control Devices/Minimum Window Sill Height Code
- Energy Star® Seeks Comments Regarding Program Enhancements
- International Aluminum Corp. Restructures; Says Business Will be Uninterrupted
- National Certified Testing Laboratories Acquires Quality Testing Inc.
- PGT Banking on Changes in Energy Codes
- Changed Lending Practices Kill Takeover of JC TRACO Plant, 200 Jobs
- Bradco Supply Appoints Stoddard CEO
- Fallen Deputy Remembered for Passion, Humor, Drive
- Digging through the Snow
- More “Must Read” 2008 Cases – Part Three
- BHMA Winter Meeting to Examine Code Development in the Building Hardware Industry