2012 News Archive

December 21, 2012
- Court Approves Sale of Taylor Building Products to Wausau Supply
- Huttig Repurchases Shares
- ProPlastix Receives SHARP Certification Through OSHA
- Housing Remains on Growth Track, but Challenges Remain
- Your Content Marketing Strategy for 2013
- USA TODAY Special Report: ‘Green’ Schools: Promises Not Delivered

December 20, 2012
- Guardian Names New President and CEO; Completes Sale of Minority Stake to Koch
- Angie Recognizes Those at Top of Her List
- TODAY’S BLOG: Catching Up and Closing out the Year
- Builders FirstSource Increases Liquidity to Support Sales Growth
- Watch DWM’s 2013 Outtakes
- AAMA Releases New Test Method
- Housing Starts Slip, While Permits Rise
- Lincoln and Timeline Name New Northeast Reps
- Thermal Industries Hires New Materials Manager
- What Falling Off the Fiscal Cliff Means for Employers, Jobs

December 18, 2012
- Investment Firm Acquires Cascade Windows
- Quanex to Acquire Alumco’s Assets
- TODAY’S BLOG: The Season to Give
- Builder Confidence Improves Again in December
- Grayson Group to Represent EuGenie in U.S.
- NBMDA Names 2013 Board

December 17, 2012
- Experts Weigh in on Glass’ Role in Connecticut Shooting
- Quantum Windows Weathers Economic Storm
- West Fargo Window Plant Swaps Products with Sister Plant in Virginia
- Bostik Expands Business and Technology Center
- Scm Group Moves to New Modern Facility
- Private Construction Companies Continue Sales Growth

December 14, 2012
Jeld-Wen to Open New Headquarters in Charlotte; Create Jobs
- TODAY’S BLOG: I Take Christmas Personal
- International Paper Reaches Agreement to Sell Temple-Inland Building Products Division for $750 Million
- PPG to Acquire AkzoNobel’s North American Architectural Coatings Business
- MI is “Energy Smart”
- Tampa Man Accused of Selling Doors That Did Not Exist

December 13, 2012
- Highlander Partners Acquires Custom Window Systems
- Guardian Begins Production at New Russian Float Plant
- Ingersoll Rand Announces Plans to Spin-Off Commercial and Residential Security Businesses
- Champion Window in Trademark Tussle
- Michigan Governor Signs Landmark “Right to Work” Bill into Law
- Flat Glass Prices Stable, According to Latest Producer Price Index Report

December 11, 2012
Construction Employment Rises in 27 States from September to October
- ANSI Collaborative Seeks Participants to Help Develop Energy Roadmap
- TODAY’S BLOG: What Exactly is the “Cliff?”
- Bloomberg Says NYC Will Rebuild with Climate Change in Mind
- Clatsop Community College Gets the Lead Out to Repair Glass Windows

December 10, 2012
Masonite to Close Kirkwood, N.Y. Plant
- Tru Tech Doors Names Chief Operating Officer
- Is the Housing Recovery at Risk?
- Valley Family Can Save $1,400 a Year with SRP ENERGY STAR Home
- Industry Aims to ‘Close the Loop’ on Resource Use

December 7, 2012
NAHB Analyzes the State of Industry in Light of Presidential Election
- ICC and APA Team Up
- Apartment and Condominium Market Remains Steady in Third Quarter
Holiday “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” to Feature Pella® Products
Window World Hosts St. Jude Day
Founder of 84 Lumber, Nemacolin Woods Resort Delivers Strong Messages to WVU Students 

December 6, 2012
DWM Newscast Focuses on Green Awards and More
Number of Improving Housing Markets Surges to 201 in December
WTS Paradigm Holds Third Annual Team Building Event
All Weather’s Santa Shuffle is Success

December 4, 2012
Court Sets Date for Taylor Auction
- TODAY’S BLOG: How to Compete with Santa
- Falls Windows & Doors Opens in New Location: Owner Says ‘We’re not Quitters’
- Quanex Building Products Wins Construction Marketing STAR Award
- The Earthwise Group Welcomes Newest Member
- Simonton Windows Reorganizes Sales Team

December 3, 2012
Duval Glass Company is Operational Again After Tragic Accident Involving Window Install
Fenestration China: Lackluster U.S. Attendance but Provides Valuable Global Perspective
Lumber Demand Increases in U.S. but Prices Rise
- Kearney Approves Grant for Ply Gem with Promise of Jobs, Product
- Power Home Remodeling GroupNamed Top Workplace by Boston Globe
- TODAY’S BLOG: What Do You Offer That Sets You Apart?
- Sika Corp. Announces Personnel Promotion
- Jeff Gelles: Consumer Chief Leaves FTC a Feistier Place

November 30, 2012
Clarifying Differences in NAFS and Canadian Building Codes
-Semco Exec Remembered as ‘Genuine Guy’
-EdgetechUK Named G12 Component Supplier of the Year
-NFRC Selects 2013 Executive Committee, Seats New Board Members
-Home-Buying is Up, a Good Sign for the Economic Recovery
-U.S. Home Prices Rise for a Sixth Month
Double Celebration

November 29, 2012
Foreign-Born and Young Flat Glass Employees are More Prone to Workplace Injuries
-GU Hardware Recalls Window Fittings Due to Injury Hazard
Navikas Discusses PPG Business, Financial Performance at Citi Basic Materials Symposium
Energy Swing Windows Receives Torch Award
-AAMA Updates Specification for Rating Severe Wind-Driven Rain Resistance
Pace of New-Home Sales Virtually Unchanged in October
-Cuomo Says He Needs $42 Billion for Sandy Work

November 27, 2012
European Supplier Offers Global Predictions and Trends
-PPG Completing $2.1B Deal
-Deming Award Given to South Sioux Businessman
-TODAY’S BLOG: So, What’s Going to Happen in 2013?
-Data Front: We’re Not Seeing the Growth Economists Predicted
-Total Glass on Target for 20 Percent Growth Despite Difficult Market
-Thermoelectric Windows

November 26, 2012
Motion Filed for Sale of Taylor’s Assets
-Crystal Extends Hurricane Assistance Program
-Door Company Feels Push-Pull of U.S., European Markets
-Renomark: Sign of Confidence
-Obama Will Take Oath on Sierra Pacific Industries Lumber
TODAY’S BLOG: More Signs of the Recovery

November 20, 2012
Energy Star Releases Final Criteria for Most Efficient Program
-NSF International Develops Product Category Rule for Flat and Float Glass
-Champion Window Closes Houston Facility, Cuts 70 Jobs
-Residential Construction Numbers Rise in October
-Guest Blog: Is There a Paradigm Shift on the Horizon for Home Retrofits?
-PPG Announces Thiele as Treasurer, Giga to Retire
-What that Front Door Color Might Say About a Home
-Getting ‘Closer to the Money’ Increases Profit Margins
-Woman Dies Falling from NC Nursing Home Window 

November 19, 2012
Study Shows Corporate America Gets “Greener”
-Masonite Suing Mendocino County Over Improper Approval of Nearby Mining Operation
-PGT Announces $20 Million Share Buyback Program
-TODAY’S BLOG: Thanksgiving: A Time to Give Thanks and Reflect
-Builder Confidence Rises Five Points in November
-House Crashers Premieres Tonight: Features La Cantina
-Roscoe Family’s Wish Comes True

November 16, 2012
Economic Expert Breaks Down the Economy for the Industry
-Guardian Industries Announces Land Purchase in Malaysia
-Pollution ‘Allowances’ Could Send Prices Up, S.J. Businesses Worry
-Housing Affordability Improves in Third Quarter
-Forest Products Society to Host Wood Window and Door Symposium
-Italian Door Maker Installs GE’s Clean Cycle Heat-To-Power Generators To Produce Renewable On-Site Power

November 15, 2012
-EPA Fines 16 Firms for Violations of the LRRP Rule
-Resiver Changes Name to Novatech
-Mathews Brothers Honored by Chamber
-Hoff Companies Acquire Allied Lumber Dealers
-Silverline Assists Red Cross in Hurricane Aftermath
-Baylor University Honors Texas Family Business
-Home Depot 3Q Results Edge up, Beat Street’s View
-Green Building Accelerates Globally through Economic Downturn

November 13, 2012
New Fire-Rated Glazing Identification Codes Approved by ICC
-Dates and Location Announced for Fenestration Day™ 2013
-Glaston Sells Albat+Wirsam to Constellation Software
-Chicago Luxury Homes Rebound Amid Foreclosures
-Construction Firms Pick Up Hiring
-Historic Door to Monte Sano Hotel Sold at Estate Sale, then Lost

November 9, 2012
Watch the November Newscast for More News from Win-door
-Experts Weigh in Construction Market Post Election
-Crystal Windows Provides Hurricane Victim Discount
-Cuba Announces Subsidized Construction Materials, Bank Credits for Hurricane Sandy Victims
-EPA Announces Energy Star Product Finder System
-Builder Confidence in the 55+ Housing Market Continues to Improve 

November 8, 2012
New Doors and More on Display at Win-door
-Masonite to Lose Some Retail Business
-ProVia Takes Energy Star to Local Schools
No Shortage of Materials for Hurricane Rebuild
-Arlene Stewart Named FHBA Top Associate
-Halloween Costume Contest Winners Announced

November 6, 2012
“Betting the House on Obama”
-TODAY’S BLOG: Hurricane Sandy: Offering Help
-125 More Markets Improve in November
-Court: Company Owes $456 Million for Faxes
-PPG CEO: Pittsburgh’s Startup, Innovation Scene an Advantage to Region’s Economy
-Marvin Windows Gives Obama Hope, but Romney its Endorsement
-2012 Presidential Houseoff Election

November 5, 2012
Expert Makes Predictions Regarding Construction Materials Pricing
-TODAY’S BLOG: “Old School” CRM Basics
-Christiansburg’s Craftmaster Plant to Close by End of Year
-Window World Launches Stinger Tour
Family Regroups After Brookline Lumberyard Fire, Grateful for What Remains

November 2, 2012
NARI Remodeling Survey Plagued by Uncertainty
-Thermal Industries Provides Disaster Relief
-Romney Praises Roanoke Co. Business
-Construction Spending Hits Three-Year High in September
-Governors Say No to Hurricane Deductibles
-Pee Dee Nephrology Earns FORTIFIED for Safer Business Designation
-New Guidance on Protecting Historic Windows and Doors

November 1, 2012
Romney’s Make Campaign Spots at Two Window Companies
-PPG Moves Insulating Glass Production to Carlisle
-84 Lumber Co. Reopens Stores Harmed by Sandy
-Business Owners Try to Pick up Pieces After Fire
-TODAY’S BLOG: Will Sandy Boost the Building Industry – Maybe, But She’s the Imperfect Storm!
-PGT Reports Substantial Improvement in Third Quarter
-Parents Sue Joe Hardy, Nemacolin Woodlands Resort for Son’s Death
-Chiappetta Joins Ultrafab
-Cast Your Vote in the Annual Key Communications Halloween Contest

October 30, 2012
Some Window Manufacturers Quickly Rebound Despite Hurricane’s Havoc
LaCantina Shows off New Showroom and Facility
-Chemist Followed Heart as Food Pantry Director
-FTC Chairman Will Decide Whether to Leave After Election
-Heated Windows Make Iconic Genesee House Livable Again
-Get the Window News from glasstec 2012

October 29, 2012
Green Building: What a Difference Seven Years Makes
-Sherwin-Williams and PPG Settle FTC Charges That They Misled Consumers Regarding Paints
-AAMA Publishes Polyamide Thermal Barriers Guidelines for Quality Assurance
-Arches, Contemporary Glass New Trends in Front Doors

October 26, 2012
Taylor Defaults on Loan Payments
- Doers Window Manufacturing Brings Energy-Efficient Windows to Walmart
- JELD-WEN Recalls Interior Bifold Doors
- 84 Lumber Sees Brighter Days Ahead
- Sierra Pacific Settles Suit
- Remodeling Market Index Returns to 2005 Levels
- China Forecasts Pickup in Industrial Production
- NLBMDA Honors Three Members with Chairman’s Awards

October 25, 2012
Construction Forecast Shows Bright Spots
- IG Market Worldwide: Up or Down?
- JELD-WEN Completes Acquisition of Craftmaster
- Fortune Brands Home & Security Display Growth in Window and Door Segment
- Woodgrain Millwork Invests $8 million to Locate Production Facility in Lenoir, North Carolina
- In U.S. Building Industry, is it Too Easy to Be Green?
- September’s ABI Rate Reveals Quickest Increase Since 2010
- New-Home Sales Rise 5.7 Percent in September
- Industrial Directory Reports Ohio Gained Manufacturing Jobs Over Past Year
- Blaze Guts Building at Noble Lumberyard

October 23, 2012
EPA Releases Latest Info on Most Efficient Program for Windows
- Power Home Remodeling Ranked as Best Place to Work
- TODAY’S BLOG: “Old School” CRM
- Bull or Bear Market for 2013? We’re About to Find Out
- Obama and Romney Spar on China, Trade Despite Similar Plans
- Sensata Closes for Weekend over “Bainport” Publicity

October 22, 2012
Construction Employment Declines in 28 States in Past Year
- PNNL Issues Data on Highly Insulating Windows Study
- TODAY’S BLOG: Bringing Jobs Back to America
- With Jobs Lagging, What is the Solution?
- The Rise and Fall of Deep Creek’s Greg Mortimer
- Missed the Homebuilder Run? It’s Not too Late

October 19, 2012
- Moody’s Economist Echoes Optimism
- Home Remodeling Spending Set to Grow by Double Digits
- Glaston Negotiates Sale of its Software Solutions 
- PPG Third Quarter Report Reveals a Decline in Glass Segment Sales
- Builders FirstSource Reports Increase in Sales in Third Quarter
- Jeld-Wen Building Near Former Mill Site Sells for $750,000
- Shasta EDC Hosts Chinese Delegation on South County Tour
- Hardy Plant Damaged in Blaze

October 18, 2012
- NAHB Optimistic for Continued Construction Growth
- McGraw-Hill Reports Decreased Construction Starts in September
- Housing Starts, Permits Post Big Gains in September
- TODAY’S BLOG: An Evolving Remodeling Show
- Andersen Corp. Board Names Lund as Chairman

October 16, 2012
- Energy Star and SHEDS Focus of Recent Code Update
- Builder Confidence Edges Higher in October
- Cost of Construction Material Continues to Rise in September
- First Time Homebuyers Struggle to Compete with Investors
- AAMA Announces New Technical Staff Appointments
- Four Seasons Sunrooms Goes Pink

October 15, 2012
- Products on Display at AMD
- TODAY’S BLOG: Selling Without Advertising?
- Huttig Building Products Announces Supply Agreements with Two Major Door Makers
- Lumber Mill Finds Buyer
- Fortune Brands Home & Security (FBHS): Locking it Up
- Southern California Home Prices Rise in September

October 12, 2012
- View the October Newscast: Video from Remodeling Show
- TODAY’S BLOG: Falling in Love Again
- New Mexico Company Expands Manufacturing Capabilities
- Mathews Brothers Hosts Record Number of Visitors
- ASTM Announces New System to Track Products Environmental Effect
- Use of Building Information Modeling Increases in North America

October 11, 2012
- Networking is Key at AMD
- Chinese Government Delays Fenestration China 2012
- Ply Gem Windows to Add 200 Jobs
Stanley Black & Decker Reaches Agreement to Sell Hardware & Home Improvement Group
- Quality Lineals/North East Windows Add Capacity
- Chamber Rewards Gerkin CEO for Entrepreneurial Excellence
- TODAY’S BLOG: Roundtable Discussions Yield Results
- TODAY’S BLOG: Having Fun and Building Relationships
- IGMA Opens Conference Registration

October 9, 2012
- AMD Show Underway in Louisville
- Building Relationships with Remodelers
- GUEST BLOG: You’re a Fear Monger!!
- Hurd Windows and Doors Thrives Globally
- Andersen Corp. Names New President for Silver Line
- Imperial Capital Analysts Begin Coverage on PGT (PGTI)
- Open and Shut: Parr Lumber Window & Door Showroom in Hillsboro

October 5, 2012
- Certain Plaintiffs in Pella Case Object to Proposed Settlement
- New Energy Modeling Guide Could Encourage Glazing to Optimize Energy Efficiency and Daylighting
- Fortune Brands Lets Poison Pill Expire
- Parr Lumber Announces Opening of Aloha Window and Door Showroom
- EPA Announces New Electronic Filing System for Environmental Reviews
- Construction Employment Shows Significant Decline in August
- First House Built Entirely from Waste Set to Open its Doors

October 4, 2012
- Guardian Adds Minority Investor
- Derry Man Accused of Taking $70k and Not Doing Work
- More Than 100 Housing Markets Improve in October
- USGBC Opens Fifth Public Comment Period for LEED Green Building Program
- Retrofitting Older Windows Shows Better Returns on Investment and Similar Energy Savings
- Researchers Find Ordered Atoms in Glass Materials
- Windows, Doors and so Much More in Historic Building

October 2, 2012
- ANSI Seeks Participation in Energy Efficiency Assessment Efforts
- Court Approves $2.9 Million Sale of Benada’s Extrusion Equipment to Tubelite
- Keymark Corp. Obtains ISO 9001:2008 Certification
- Masonite Donates Doors to San Diego Habitat for Humanity
- Home Depot Donates $100K to Rebuild Elderly Couple’s Sayreville Home After It’s Ravaged By Flood
- Win-Door to Honor Pioneers and Promote Window Balcony Safety
- Capital Economics: Window for Building Single-Family Rental Portfolios Closing

October 1, 2012
- FTC Issues Long-Awaited Version of Revised “Green Guides”
- EPA Delays Commercial Lead Paint Rule
- TODAY’S BLOG: Are Industry Organizations Worth it?
- Construction Spending Drops Between July and August
- Two Officers of Goose Island Company at Heart of Labor Protest Still on the Hook for $8 Million
- Builders, Buyers All Smiles for Parade of Homes in Oklahoma City
- Williams Financial Group Analysts Begin Coverage on Builders FirstSource
- U.S. Hardwood Plywood Manufacturers File Unfair Trade Petition Against China

September 28, 2012
- Construction Employment Rises in 23 States from July to August
- Serious Weighs in on Alpen Sale and Reports Growth
- AGC Flat Glass to Lay Off 100 Employees at Kingsport’s Blue Ridge Plant
- California Company Plans Northern Iowa Operation
- Jeld-Wen Takes Part in Re-Lighting of New Canal Lighthouse
- Fire Destroys Garner Lumberyard
- PPG Appoints Iams VP, Corporate Communications and Marketing

September 27, 2012
- Alpen Purchases Fiberglass Window Business Back from Serious
- JELD-WEN Announces New Chief Financial Officer
- American RENOLIT Receives ISO 9001 Certification
- Pace of New-Home Sales Holds Steady in August
- Home Prices Rose in July in 20 Major Cities
- Discover the “Power of Networking” at AAMA Fall Conference

September 25, 2012
Builders Call on Government for Assistance in U.S.-Canada Lumber Pact
-State of the Building Industry Report Reveals Positive Results
-ARAUCO and Flakeboard Co. Ltd. Finalize Share Purchase
-S&P Revises Ply Gem Industries Outlook to Positive
-Hurd Spotlighted in ABC World News ‘Made in America’ Story
-The Voice of Color Program of PPG Pittsburgh Paints Brand Forecasts Teal and Fuchsia for Home Decor in 2013-2014
-Stronger Evaluation Needed for Long-Term Effects of Green Building Construction
-DOE Issues Decision Regarding Window Attachments and Rating, Certification and Labeling Programs

September 24, 2012

-View the September DWM Newscast: More Product and Show News
-TODAY’S BLOG: Impressions from GlassBuild
-Ohio Governor Tours Quanex Facility
-DuPont Named Top Employer by Science Magazine
Window World of LouisvilleNamed Winner of We CARE Award
-EPA Seeking Public Comment on SPI Plant Near Anderson
Home Products Heading South

September 21, 2012
- Demand for Doors and Windows to Exceed $34 Billion in 2016
- Michael Collins Takes on New Role as Partner at Building Industry Advisors
- Quanex Building Products Names Ketelaar as New Vice President
- Woman Accused in High-Rise Fall Sues Apartment Owner
- Unemployment Rates Remain Steady
- Leaving the ’60s Behind

September 20, 2012
- GANA Members Focus on Energy Matters and LCA
- Housing Starts Rise 2.3 Percent in August
- Pella Windows and Doors to be distributed in India
- Ponderosa Fire Timber Salvage Begins
- Princeton Architect Wins Challenge
- WDMA Adds Another Speaker to Executive Conference Lineup

September 18, 2012
- Genesee Valley Windows Moves Facilities
- WDMA Applauds Introduction of Legislation Extending Energy Efficient Tax Credit
- ON THE BLOGS: Dealer Financing May be Just the Right Medicine to Cure Economic Jitters by Jim Plavecsky
- View DWM’s GlassBuild America Slideshow
- Builder Confidence Continues to Gain Momentum in September
- Jeld-Wen CFO Neil Stuart Resigns

September 17, 2012
- Las Vegas Show Displays Product Variety
- ON THE BLOGS: Final Thoughts on Vegas by Tara Taffera
- Power Home Remodeling Named as Top Midsize Firm in Survey
- Lowe’s Withdraws Buyout Bid for Canada’s Rona
- Home Depot Closing Last 7 China Big Box Outlets
- Marietta Welcomes Businesses
- Lumberyards Build a Defense Against Big Box Stores
- James Edward Dixon, ProBuild, Durango, Colo.

September 14, 2012
- GlassBuild America: Focus on Glass
- ON THE BLOGS: Day Two Impressions by Tara Taffera
- PPG Industries Says Entered into Five-Year Credit Agreement on September 12
- AAMA and WDMA Release Updated Review and Industry Forecast
- Phillips to Lead National Sales at DORMA Interior
- Man Caged for Glass Attack

September 13, 2012
- GlassBuild America Continues Today; Check Out the Latest Innovations on Display
- Chris Barry Explains the Origins of Glass Breakage
- Margaret Webb Clarifies IGMA/IGCC Product Certification
- Discussions on Energy-Efficient Fenestration Highlight IGMA
- Helen Sanders Discusses the Benefits of Dynamic Glazing
- Bill Lingnell Explains Glazing Guidelines and Forensic Investigations
- Mike Burk Discusses How to Prevent Flat Glass Injuries
- ON THE BLOGS: GlassBuild Day One by Tara Taffera
- August Payroll Employment Rises; Unemployment Rate Edges Down
- 2013 International Builders’ Show Registration Now Open

September 11, 2012
- IGMA Educational Seminar Kicks Off in Las Vegas Today
- Briese Offers Tips for Handling a Better Glass Product
- High-Rolling, High-End Glass Residence
- TODAY’S BLOG: How to Get the Most out of Trade Shows
- NFRC Creates New Website Designed for Window Shoppers
- Apartment and Condominium Market Continues to Improve in Second Quarter
- One Home Improvement Industry Doesn’t Need a Strong Housing Market
- Family Sues Wichita Home Builder After Mold Found

September 10, 2012
- Two Industry Execs Tell DWM Their “Concerns”
- AGC to Build New Fabrication Facility in Atlanta
- Benada Aluminum Motions to Sell Specific Extrusion and Related Assets to Tubelite
- Marvin Windows Exec Appreciates Obama Shout-Out
- TODAY’S BLOG: Did You Get a Pay Raise?
- NAHB Says List of Improving Housing Markets Expands to 99 in September
- Around Since 1947,Dallas Lumberyard Craddock’s and its 94 Year-Old Owner are Built to Last
- Robber Stuck Inside Bank Double Glass Doors in Pittsburgh

September 7, 2012
- Industry Organizations Named to Inc.’s Fastest Growing Companies
- Santelli Tempered Glass Reportedly Closes Doors
- Obama Praises Minnesota’s Marvin Windows and Doors
- Simpson Door Celebrates 100-Year Anniversary
- WTS Paradigm’s Donates to Habitat for Humanity
Wireless Window Sentinel Draws Its Power from Its Environment

September 6, 2012
- FTC Issues Warning to Replacement Window Manufacturers and Glass Manufacturer
- Pfleiderer to Sell Certain Uniboard Facilities to Kaycan Subsidiary
- TODAY’S BLOG: Training … Do We Still Need It?
- Quanex Building Products Reports Drop in Consolidated Net Sales for Third Quarter, While EPG Sales are Up
- Lee Shaw Promoted to Vice President of Sales, Doors & Windows
- July Construction Up 9.3 Percent from July 2011

September 4, 2012
- Glasslam Suit Against Edgetech Dismissed
- IWF Exhibitors Report Successful Event; Worth the Investment
- Lumber Firm Lost at Least $10 Million in Ponderosa Fire
- New Homeless Shelter Receives Act of Kindness from Local Window Company
- Lumber Markets See Increasing Demand and Prices in Second Quarter
- Report Now Available on Smart Windows Markets

August 31, 2012
- Industry Rep Headed toCharlotte,N.C., for Democratic National Convention
- Quanex Celebrates Re-Branding Efforts
- Venture Local Series Investigates Manufacturing
- Home Depot, Lowe’s May Get a Boost from Isaac
- AAMA Encourages Year-Round Window Safety
- Two More “Homeliest Home” Contest Winners Announced
- 6.1 Million Workers Displaced From Jobs Held at Least Three Years

August 30, 2012
- Republican Convention Kicks off in NewSouth’s Backyard
- Door and Window Manufacturing Report Now Available
- AZEK Parent Company to Acquire TimberTech
- Perry Officials Seek Answers to Former 84 Lumber Site
- TODAY’S BLOG: “Negotiate Before the Battle”
- The Demand for Over-Sized Homes is Back
- Suspect in Lumberyard Confrontation Arraigned

August 28, 2012
- Stakeholders Weigh in on Latest Energy Star Draft
- Milgard Recognized as One of the 50 Most Engaged Workplaces for Second Year
- LaCantina Doors Announces New Website
- Is a Housing Rebound Building These Stocks Up to New Highs?
- New Report Available on Metal Door and Window Manufacturing Industry
- Hot Ember Believed Cause of Milan Lumber Fire

August 27, 2012
- EPA’s Anderson Reveals Details on Most Efficient Program for Windows
- Ashland Hardware to Close Lowell, Ind., Facility
- Window World of Winchester named Store of the Year
- Sixty-Plus Years After Opening in Collier, Naples Millwork Shutting its Doors
- Single-Family Housing Moves Up 1 Percent in JulyYKK AP Promotes Hein, Saunders

August 24, 2012
- New Resource Can Aid Window Companies in Energy Audits
- Virginia Window Company to Pay More than $83,000 in Back Wages FollowingU.S.Labor Department Investigation
- Cav’s Guard Kyrie Irving Highlights Window Nation Grand Opening
- TODAY’S BLOG: Is Andersen a Dinosaur or an Elephant?
-Stiles Machinery Adds Northeast Regional Service Center; New Distributor for Great Lakes Region
- Eggers Industries Names New Regional Sales Manager

August 23, 2012
- European Journey Offers Learning Opportunities for MMPA Members
- NAHB Says GOP Platform Drafting Committee Shows Support for Middle-Class Taxpayers
- TODAY’S BLOG: Lessons in Up Selling
- Focus On Business: The Top Shop
- Habitat for Humanity Gets Approval for Windows
- Stanek Windows Sees Trend Toward Replacing One Window at Time
- Clarification

August 21, 2012
- Georgia Governor Says LEED Rating System is Unfair to Wood Materials
- West Shore Window & Door Inc. Breaks Ground on New Facility
- Charleston Window Company Owner Patents New Products
- KB Home and Lennar Continues Rally in 2012 as Residential Construction Permits Rises to 4-Year High in July
- New Study Published on Canadian Door and Window Market
-U.K. – TV Production Company to ‘Expose’ its Members

August 20, 2012
- Construction Employment Increases in 20 States from June to July
- Housing Starts Up 6.8 Percent in July; Starts Down 1.1 Percent
- TODAY’S BLOG:IG Certification: What is the Secret to Passing?
- Northern Building Products Expanding Headquarters
- New York Family Wins Home Makeover Including New Doors and Windows
Toll Brothers Offers Impact Glass in its New Homes in Southwest Florida
- New Andersen Window Dealer Store Opens in Kansas City
- Fasada Brings Mobile Showroom to Clients

August 17, 2012
- EPA Holds Stakeholder Meeting to Gain Input on Energy Star Draft as Industry Reps Begin to React to Proposed Changes
- ASSA ABLOY Buys Alarm Controls
- New Research Says Europe Leads PVC Recycling Campaign
- Rising Home Prices Push Affordability Slightly Lower In Second Quarter
- Bob Simon Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Gossen Corp.
- WDMA Conference Speaker to Focus on Changing Nature of Door and Window Distribution
- Evonik to Construct New Polybutadienes Plant in Germany
- Simonton Windows Partners with This Old House Ventures on “The Great TOH Giveaway”

August 16, 2012
- DOE Explores Attachments as an Added Way to Offer Energy-Efficient Benefits
- Window World President to Appear on “Home Talk USA” with Michael King
- New Owner of Mill Valley Lumber: ‘It’s Perfect the Way it is’
- TODAY’S BLOG: Tend to Prospects Like Bamboo
- Builder Confidence Continues to Improve in August
- Profits up for Home Depot as Customers Spend More

August 14, 2012
- Tracking the Performance of R-5 Windows
- DOE’s Marc LaFrance Takes International Assignment
- Enter DWM’s Green Awards 2012
- TODAY’S BLOG: The Oracle of Omaha Bets on Housing
- Bomb Threat Prompts Evacuation
- Homeowner Blames Energy-Efficient Windows for Scorched Furniture
You Worry About the Housing Recovery, Fortune Brands Will Just Keep Making Money
- AMD 48th Annual Convention and Trade Show Set for October
- Carson City Millwork Firm Awarded Large Portion of 49ers New Stadium Interior

August 10, 2012
- Dove Vinyl Windows to Close its Doors
- TODAY’S BLOG: The Sad Days Keep on Coming
- Number of Homes Facing Foreclosure Rose in July
- International Wood Markets Group to Present at MMPA Meeting
Milgard’s Day of Caring Helps Children with Back-to-School Needs
Simonton Bay Windows Earn Perfect 100 Percent Rating from Handyman Club of America
BLS Reports Job Openings See Little Changed in June; Up Over the Year

August 9, 2012
- Class Action Complaint Filed Against MI Windows and Doors
- IWF Advance Registration Exceeds 10,000; Free Passes Available to Door and Window Symposium
- Builder Confidence in the 55+ Housing Market Shows Improvement in the Second Quarter
TODAY’S BLOG: Window and Door Industry from A to Z
- Buyer Wants to Save 120-Year-Old Mill Valley Lumber
- ENERGY: Energy Efficiency Program Enrolls 1,000th Customer
- WDMA Announces Keynote Speakers for Executives Conference

August 8, 2012
- Court Authorizes Benada to Continue Operations During Chapter 11 Proceedings
- TODAY’S BLOG: Beat the Price Objection
- Gross Job Gains Decreased in Fourth Quarter 2011; Gross Job Losses Increased
- New York State Passes Real Property Tax Exemption Legislation for Green Buildings
- Gibson Guitar, Feds Settle Lacey Act Case
- China’s Sawlog Imports Down in First Half of 2012

August 6, 2012
- Impact and Efficiency All in One
- Research Frontiers Raises $1.75 Million in New Capital
- Alexandria Moulding Announces Social Media Launch
- TODAY’S BLOG: Weighing in on the New Energy Star Draft
- Index Spotlights 80 Improving Housing Markets in August
- More Job Losses at Glassmaker Pilkington

August 3, 2012
- Benada Aluminum Products Files for Chapter 11
- Company Sells 84 Lumber Store as Part of Reorganization
- PGT Reports Sales Increase for 2012 Second Quarter
- NSG Reports Stabilization of North American Architectural Glass Market; Levels Still Low
- Eggers Industries Acquires Manufacturing Facility in Kentucky
- Loggers, Suppliers Threaten Louisiana’s Cypress Groves

August 2, 2012
- August DWM™ Newscast: Insurance Institute Conducts Full-Scale Hurricane Test
- Masonite Acquires Lemieux Doors Inc.
- Keeping it in the Family: Wojan Window and Door Reaches 60-Year Milestone
- Capital Millwork to Seek GSA Schedule
- Georgia Lumberyard Owner Hammers Obama on ‘You Didn’t Build That’
- Former White House Economic Policy Director to Keynote 2012 Executive Management Conference

July 31, 2012
- Congress Postpones Vote on Bill that Would Reform the Lacey Act
- http://www.dwmmag.com/index.php/mike-sugrue-named-president-of-winchester-industries/
- Alside Celebrates 65th Anniversary
TODAY’S BLOG: A is for AAMA … A Door and Window Word Puzzle
- Weekend Fire at Sutherland’s Lumberyard
- IGMA Educational Seminar Scheduled for September in Las Vegas

July 30, 2012
- $75,000 PPG Suit Against Jeld-Wen Dismissed with Prejudice
- Huttig Moves into the Black with Q2 Profit
- TODAY’S BLOG: “I Take Customer Service Personal”
- Resilience Capital Partners Closes Resilience Fund III; Includes WT Hardwoods Group
- David Weekley Homes Awards ABC Supply Co. Inc. for Service and Quality
- EPA Kicks Off Third Annual Energy Star National Building Competition

July 27, 2012
EPA Releases ENERGY STAR Draft 1 Version 6.0 Windows, Doors and Skylights Criteria
- Window Segment Sales Increase in Second Quarter for Fortune Brands
- ABC Supply Co. to Open New Branch in Carnegie, Pa.
- Remodelers Forecast Positive Outlook on Business
- Home Values Finally Going Up, Zillow Says
- Five Houses at Home Show Expo 2012 Feature Windsor Products

July 26, 2012
One Manufacturer Opens Up About What Sets His Company Apart
- IBHS Pushes Legislators to Pass Safe Building Code Incentive Act
- Associations Publish New Installation Standard for Doors in Wood Frame Construction
- Deceuninck North America Hires Commercial Markets Development Director
- New-Home Sales Decline in June from Upwardly Revised May Pace
- Energizing Indiana Urges Hoosiers to Use Energy Audit Program
- Construction Expenditures in China Expected to Increase Annually Through 2016

July 24, 2012
Will DOE Score with New Program?
- Builder Confidence Rises Six Points in July
- Study Finds that Energy-Efficient Homes Often Command Higher Prices
- BLS Reports June Jobless Rate Up in 27 States, Down in 11
- Pella Team Members Rally to Help Find a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes
- AAA Royal Windows & Construction Completed Condo Replacement Project

July 23, 2012
MGM Industries to Expand Hendersonville, Tenn., Facility
- Builders FirstSource Reports Sales Increase for Second-Quarter 2012 Results
- TODAY’S BLOG: Growth, Commodity … And Be Different
- Lieutenant Governors Group Calls on President, Congress to Address Housing Crisis
- Simpson Awarded by WSO
- Rhode Island Property Owner Faces Fine for Failing to Notify Tenants about Potential Lead Hazards
- New Windows Could Generate Electricity

July 20, 2012
Tales from a Survivor
- IBHS Testing in Pictures
- American Builders Supply Names Bill Myrick as CEO
- Smith Phillips Building Supply Hires Michael Harig as Architectural Millwork Specialist
- Builders Tell Congress Inefficient Regulations Harm Housing, the Economy
- PPG Commodity Chemicals Business to Merge with Georgia Gulf
- Glass House: Birkenhead Point House

July 19, 2012
New Kid on the Block: Building, Design Industry Groups Establish Buildings Coalition to Develop LEED Alternative
- DWM Magazine’s Sister Publication Named as ASBPE Award Finalist
- Sierra Pacific Reaches $114.5 Million Wildfire Settlement
- Housing Starts Rise 6.9 Percent in June
- Remodeling Activity Poised for Strong Growth
- Historic Lumberyard Property for Sale

July 17, 2012
Codes, Energy, Economics and More Take the Stage During NWDA Event
- Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety Conducts Commercial Building Hurricane Test
- DOE Announces Public Review of Energy Savings Protocols to Help Standardize Energy-Efficiency Estimates
- TODAY’S BLOG: The Legend of the Grey Couch
- Thermal Industries Announces Regional Sales Manager
- PGT Industries Wins Arthur Rutenberg’s Best Customer Service Award
- Registration Now Open for WDMA 2012 Executive Management Conference

July 16, 2012
NAHB Gives Political Predictions
- TODAY’S BLOGS: Employment and the Industry Outlook
- More US Homes Facing Foreclosure Risk in June
- A New Market Report on Millwork in the U.S. is Now Available
- Texas Rangers and Champion Windows Team to Raise Money for Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation
- New Law Gives US Companies a Break on Pensions

-July 13, 2012
View the July DWM Newscast
Kodiak Building Partners to Acquire Gulf & Basco
WDMA Door Standard Open for Public Ballot
Registration Open for ProDealer Industry Summit
BLS Releases U.S. Import and Export Price Indexes
Man Gets Prison for Fires in Fredericksburg

July 12, 2012
Full Circle Green Living
- More Changes at Serious Energy
- TODAY’S BLOG: Pushing The Envelope on Thermal Performance Gains: There Are No Shortcuts!
- Windows Break After Sonic Boom from Air Show
- Report Now Available on Global Door and Window Market

July 10, 2012
Experts Discuss Risks Versus Rewards of ‘Surface 4 Low-E Coatings’
- DWM Magazine Releases App for Kindle Fire
-84 Lumber VP Dies in Boating Accident
- TODAY’S BLOG: The Multi-tasker!
- Weather Shield Launches its ReInvented Campaign
More and More Homebuilders Going Green
- Olympics-London Raises Bar on Greening the Games

July 9, 2012
Upcoming Event Offers Industry Education to Door and Window Companies
- TODAY’S BLOG: Insulating Comes of Age
- 84 Metros Listed As Improving Housing Markets in July
- Feds Settle with SPI in Moonlight Suit
- Fire Damages Ukiah Lumber Yard
- Replacing Windows Could Improve Home’s Energy Efficiency

July 6, 2012
Fen-Tech Expands Due to Growth
- IBHS and Xactware Collaborate to Analyze Texas Hailstorm Damage
- New Era Employees File Legal Arbitration to Save Jobs at Former Serious Chicago Plant
- MI Windows and Doors’ Southern Division Offers New Line
Nippon Sheet Glass Group to Reduce Float Glass Production Capacity in North America, Europe
- Crystal Windows Installed in Historic St. Louis Area Building
- Milgard Recognized for SmartTouch Door Handle

July 5, 2012
New Era Employees File Legal Arbitration to Save Jobs at Former Serious Chicago Plant
Dereck “Bub” McAvoy Passes Away
- TODAY’S BLOG: The Outlook Continues to Improve
- Factory Expansion Pumping $1 Million into Merrill Economy
- Millwork Firm to Fill Key Vacancy
- Watch for Continued Gains in Shares of Builders FirstSource
- Feel-Good Glass for Windows Helps Hormone Balance

July 3, 2012
Windows Roadmap Session Features DOE Key Players at Forefront of Window Energy-Saving Technologies, Strategies
- FTC Report Says Many Consumers Believe “Up To” Claims Promise Maximum Results
- TODAY’S BLOG: FTC in the News Again
- BLS Reports 75 Percent of Businesses Use at Least One Green Technology
- Five Homebuilders on the Rise
- Little Falls Fire Destroys Building; One Firefighter Sent to Hospital
- Window and Door Company Doubles Output via RFID

July 2, 2012
Heading West Pays Off for PCBC Exhibitors
- PGT Added to Russell 2000 Index
- TODAY’S BLOG: You’re Fired
- Republic West Home Adds New Window Products for Phoenix Area
- Interior Design Showroom Opens in North Cedar Area
- Rate Cuts Yet to Spur Home Sales

June 29, 2012
Rugby Architectural Building Products Closes; Acquires Lumber Products
- WDMA Expert Provides Look at Architectural Doors Standards and Guidelines
- NLBMDA Issues Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Health Care Decision
- AMD 100 Available for Public Comment
- ABC Supply Names Todd Buehl Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer
- McGraw-Hill Construction Expects New Construction Starts to Rise 2 Percent in 2012
- New Study Available on Global Vinyl Door and Window Market

June 28, 2012
Windows and Energy Efficiency: Experts Discuss What’s Next
- WDMA Tech Conference Takes Closer Look at Forest Certification Standards: Experts Ask What is Best for All?
- WDMA Technical Conference Provides Insight into European Door and Window Manufacturing
- WDMA at the Ballgame
- House Committee Votes to Stop EPA Lead Rule Enforcement Without Reliable Test Kit
- Wife of Retired Graham President Georges Thiret Passes Away
- Sugar Land Democrats Club Leaders Elected to Attend Democratic National Convention
- Historic Crozet Lumberyard Property Sold to Mystery Buyer

June 26, 2012
WDMA Opening Session Features Fenestration Fundamentals and Fallacies
- FeneTech Conference Continues with Thermal Optimization Discussion
- TODAY’S BLOG: Embrace Change: Be Quick on Your Feet!
- Andersen Corp. Publishes First Corporate Sustainability Report
- Soft-Lite Gains McGruff’s Nod in Agreement With National Crime Prevention Council
- How Fast Is the Cash at Builders FirstSource?
- Eye-Catching Glass Houses in Singapore

June 25 2012
Pella Reaches Proposed Settlement Agreement in Class-Action Suit Over ProLine Products
- FeneTech Hosts User Conference and Unveils New Product
- Family Lumberyard Too Costly to Save
- TODAY’S BLOG: The Summer Plateaus…
- New-Home Sales Rise 7.6 Percent in May

June 22, 2012
Taking Strategic Planning to the Extreme
- Learn What to Watch for When Making Green Claims; Details of AAMA’s Green Certification Program
- McGraw-Hill Construction Reports May Construction Slides 16 Percent
- Carter Lumber Showcases New Look
- Texas Rangers Foundation Announces Partnership to Help Make Camp for Underprivileged Kids Possible
- Phoenix Panel Proposes $200,000 for Biltmore Resort Repairs

June 21, 2012
Residential Construction Sector Showing Signs of Improvement Following Slow Recovery
- Edgetech Adding 150 Jobs in Cambridge Area
- ProBuild Cuts 127 Workers
- Door Maker Moving Division to Granville
- Research and Markets to Conduct Study of Canadian Residential Window and Exterior Door Market

June 19, 2012
NFRC Subcommittee Members Vote Against Proposed Research Projects
- VI Petitions EPA to Reconsider Critical Aspects of Final PVC MACT Rule
- Indow Windows Completes Series A Financing
- Chicago Workers’ Economic Plan: Go Co-Operative
- Envelop Employee Issued Patent for Vacuum Insulating Glass Unit
- Single-Family Housing Starts Rise 3.2 Percent in May
- Cloud House by McBride Charles Ryan
- Pella Corp. Joins CABA Board of Directors

June 18, 2012
JELD-WEN Enters into Letter of Intent to Acquire CMI
- Soft-Lite Gorell Brings Gorell Manufacturing to Streetsboro
- Timber Reform Plan Needs a Tweak
- TODAY’S BLOG: Going the Distance
- Builder Confidence Rises One Point in June
- Window World Helps St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Celebrate 50-Year Anniversary

June 15, 2012-
- Expert Discusses Design Windloads for Doors and Windows
- CraftMaster Manufacturing Plant in Wysox Township Might be Sold
- May Sees Pickup in Homes Facing Foreclosure Risk
- 120-Year-Old Mill Valley Lumber Co. for Sale, May Close
- MI Windows and Doors Donates Windows to Homes for Our Troops
- Mother’s Horrifying Moment: Daughter Falls Out Window
- The Good Health Advice You Can Easily Follow

June 14, 2012
THV Compozit Windows & Doors Acquires Paragon Door Designs
- Harvard Research Center Report Forecasts Turnaround in U.S. Housing Market
- Windows and Patio Doors StudySays Satisfied Customers Less Influenced by Price
- TODAY’S BLOG: The Opt Out
- Window World Windows Earn Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval
- Manufacturer Buys Former Sam’s Club inDallas for HQ
- 80 Metros Listed as Improving Markets in June
- AAMA Awards Scholarship Winners

June 12, 2012
How Prevalent is Melted Vinyl Siding—and are Windows and Glass to Blame?
- AAMA’s Keynote Speaker Notes Positive Trends for Fenestration Industry
- USGBC and Northern California Chapter to Launch Energy-Saving Challenge at CGI America Meeting
- U.S. Import Prices Drop in May, Reports Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Pella Corp. Engineer Leaves Lasting Legacy for Iowa Parks

June 11, 2012
Ohio Attorney General Sues Regency Windows for Failure to Deliver
- ARAUCO Acquires Flakeboard
- Window Manufacturer Granted Extension to Respond to PPG Suit
- TODAY’S BLOG: Social Media: Here to Stay but a Long Way to Go
Associated Materials Appoints Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer
- NRC Announces Energy Star Market Transformation Award Winners
- NWDA Announces New Webinar Program Starting this Week

June 8, 2012
View the June Newscast for Good News
Roto President Divulges Further Details of Fasco Purchase
- Industry Praises Legislation to Reform EPA’s Lead Rule
- IBHS Says Modern, Enforced Building Codes Critical to Reducing Storm-Related Damage
- Apartment and Condominium Market Shows Ongoing Improvement in First Quarter
- Power Home Remodeling Group Named One of the Best Places to Work in Boston

June 7, 2012
Roto Acquires FASCO to Expand North American Presence
- New California Energy Code Sets Provisions for Residential Buildings
- WDMA and FMA Announce Plan to Affiliate and Integrate Operations
- IGMA Summer Conference Features NREL Presentation
-Acquisition of Atwood Spec-Temp Increases Capabilities for Tem-Pace
- Global Vinyl Doors and Windows Industry Market Report Now Available
- Builders Call on Congress to Make Housing and Homeownership a National Priority
- Tale of Two Markets: No Downturn in Mega-Home Sales

June 5, 2012
LEED Rating System Ballot Delayed Until June 2013
- Tem-Pace Acquires Atwood Spec-Temp
IGMA Summer Conference Continues with Work, Presentations
- TODAY’S BLOG: Fenestration Fortresses
- Thompson Creek Windows Wins Capital-Gazette’s 2012 Readers Choice Award
- Simonton Windows Introduces ProNetwork
- Ply Gem, GAF Partner on Homeliest Home Contest

June 4, 2012  
IGMA Works to Ease IG Standard Funding Issue and More as Technical Conference Gets Underway
- Quanex Reports Drop in Net Sales for Second Quarter
- New BIM Standard Could Affect Industry
- LaCantina Announces New Corporate Facility
- Simonton Windows to Hire 65 Full-Time Workers in Paris in June
- Chris Alling Joins Pioneer Millworks
- SD: Meeting Housing Demand

June 1, 2012
Door and Window Companies Make the Fortune 500
- NFRC Postpones Requirement to Display Full CPD Number on Temporary Label
- ANSI Requests Comments on Architectural Wood Flush Door Standard
- EPA Names The Home Depot 2012 Energy Star Partner of the Year
- Power Home Remodeling Group Names June ‘Power Month’ For Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

May 31, 2012
Former Republic Workers Start Worker-Run Cooperative
- Watch David Crowe’s Predictions for Housing Market in Exclusive Webinar
- AMI Report Says PVC is Going Green
- Higuera Hardwoods Announces Public Lumber Co. of Detroit as New Stocking Distribution Partner
- Parr Lumber ‘Happy to be in Marysville’
- U.S. EPA Announces $400,000 Brownfields Grant to Mt. Shasta to Assess, Clean Up Toxic Former Lumber Mill

May 29, 2012
Industry Decision-Making is Mixed Regarding Transportation Costs
- Wood Resource Quarterly Says Global Lumber Trade Up 25 Percent the Past Two Years
- TODAY’S BLOG: Insanity?
- Homeowners Can’t Understand Why a Solid Glass Patio Door Suddenly Ends Up in a Million Pieces
- Hurricane Glass Thwarts Delray Beach Burglary Attempt
- New Pella Corp. JDRF Benefit Revs Up at Knoxville Raceway June 2

May 25, 2012
MI Windows and Doors Plans to Close Tennessee Window Fabrication Plant
Amid Construction Industry Uncertainty, Residential Sector to Fair Well, Experts Say
- Gov. Jerry Brown Seeks to Cap Wildfire Liabilities in California
- Pella Moves Its Distribution Site in Albuquerque
- NSA Announces Results of the 2011 NSA Design Awards
State Economy Strengthens as Business Improves
Heceta Head Lighthouse Restoration Draws Unique Contractors

May 24, 2012
Revamped Insulating Glass Product Testing to be Discussed During IGMA Summer Conference
Washington Congressman Visits Quanex Building Products
- TODAY’S BLOG: The Tide is Turning
- Hansons Windows President Honored with Fred Case Remodeling Entrepreneur of the Year Award
- New-Home Sales Rise 3.3 Percent in April
- Gulf South Forest Products Receives Presidential “E” Award for Exports at White House Ceremony

May 22, 2012
What Are Architects Looking for? Find Out in This Month’s Newscast
- Door & Window Manufacturer (DWM) Magazine Releases App
- USGlass Adds Assistant Editor; Welcomes Erica Terrini
Atrium Corp. Appoints Vice President of Materials and Logistics Management
- Simonton Windows and Rollin’ Supply Support Young American House Program
- Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity Finds a Home in the Suburbs
Lowe’s Companies Declares 14% Boost in First-Quarter Earnings
- Lisbon Lumberyard Honors Worker for 50 Years on the Job

May 21, 2012
Bostik Pays $600,000 in Fines Over Workplace Safety Violations
- Taking on Lean? Learn Items to Consider
The 100% Solution for Rewarding CEOs
- Subcommittee Evaluates Rating Systems to Measure ‘Green Buildings’
- Material Connexion Awards Honorable Mention to Perennial Wood

May 18, 2012
Flexibility and Variety Reign at AIA
- Another MI Facility Gets SHARP
- Crystal Pacific Celebrates Grand Opening
- TODAY’S BLOG: AIA Show Gives Snapshot of Market
-84 Lumber in Riverhead Closes; 5.6-Acre Property on W. Main Offered for Lease
-Builders FirstSource to Open New Tennessee Location

May 17, 2012
AIA Convention Opens to Launches of New Glazing, Fenestration Products
Window Nation Purchases Remaining Regency Windows Assets
- ICC Approves Skylight Code Change
- TODAY’S BLOG: Are Window Dealers Making a Profit?
- April Housing Starts Rise 2.6 Percent From Upwardly Revised Rate
- Scranton’s Historic Fire Department Headquarters Getting New Windows/Doors
- Home Depot Disappoints as Home Sales Rise 

May 15, 2012
Glass Maker Sues Window Manufacturer for Breach of License
- Court Throws Out NLRB’s “Ambush-Election” Union Rule
Millwork Products Adding 50 Jobs in Wilkesboro
- NAHB Reports Builder Confidence Rises Five Points in May
- EPA Releases Update on Vision and Guiding Principles for Energy Star

May 14, 2012
Gain Great Leads through Canvassing
- Royal Building Products Partners with Habitat for Humanity on 55 Homes
Made and Sold in Macomb
- Special AIA Series: The Hottest Spots for Food in Washington, D.C.
TODAY’S BLOG: NFRC’s IVP: The Ultimate Pop Quiz
- Seven-D Industries Awarded SHARP Recognition
Boehner Hears Business Leaders’ Health Care Concerns
- Soaring Insurance Rates Hit Sawmill Operators

May 11, 2012
Economist Predicts Continual Improvement for Remodeling Market
- Fire at Bend Jeld-Wen Plant Prompts Evacuation
- Deering Buys Local Lumber Company
- TODAY’S BLOG: Networking: How Good are You?
- Special AIA Series: DWM Visits Newseum in Washington, D.C.
- IGMA Summer Technical Conference to Focus on Emerging Technologies and More
- Hale Joins YKK AP as National Operations Manager

May 10, 2012
Residential Remodeling Sentiment Remains Strong
- U.S. Commerce Secretary Bryson Tours Schlegel Facility
Royal Building Products Wins Gold ADDY Award
TODAY’S BLOG: Nothing Happens Until you Make a Sale
- NSG Building Products Segment Revenue Falls 3.8 Percent from FY 2011
- Hansons Windows Introduces Interactive Mall Kiosks
Fenestration Canada Annual Meeting Set for June

May 8, 2012
Webinar Looks at Economy, Housing Market and Where It is Headed
- AAMA and WDMA Release Window, Door and Skylight Market Studies
- ICC Code Hearings Wrap up With Decisions on Fenestration Assemblies
- Masonite Announces Increase in Cap on Shareholders
Millwork Products Adding 50 Jobs in Wilkesboro
- Woman Sues Over Botched Window Installation
- 100 Housing Markets on Improving List in May

May 7, 2012
ICC Approves Revisions to IBC Egress Codes
- Deflection Limits Proposals Fail During ICC Hearings
- Ridgeview Capital Purchases Krosswood Doors
- Rainwater Collapses Roof in McCleary
- Crystal Pacific Likes View from this Window
- TODAY’S BLOG: Survey Respondents Say Good Things about Housing
- Special Series: DWM Visits Washington Nationals Park as AIA Approaches
- Saint-Gobain First-Quarter 2012 Sales Increase 3.7 Percent; Flat Glass Sales Fall

May 4, 2012
Window Replacement Proposals Approved During Code Hearings
- Energy Code Proposal G208-12 Disapproved by ICC
- Pilkington to Lay Off in Ottawa Plant
- Hansons Windows Columbus Expands, Assumes New Address
- PGT Announces New Executive Appointments
- AAMA Revises Field Testing Requirements for Newly Installed Fenestration Products
- Special Series: USGNN.com™ Visits the Peace Building in Washington, D.C., as AIA Approaches

May 3, 2012
ICC Approves Revisions to Exterior Doors Section of Fire Safety Code
- Net Sales for Georgia Gulf’s Building Products Segment Increases 19-Percent in First Quarter
PGT Net Sales Decrease in First Quarter
TODAY’S BLOG: The Power of Referrals!
Truth Hardware Hires New President and CEO
QuanexBuildingProducts Adds to Customer Service Team
- AAMA Publishes Care and Handling Manual for Aluminum Products
Companies Fined for Failing to Notify Tenants About Lead Paint at Two New England Navy Bases

May 1, 2012
Veteran Millwork Employee Retires; Reflects on Industry Changes
- Quality and Value Driving Growth in the Green Building Market, According to New SmartMarket Report
-Loewen Windows Factory Will be Back at Full Capacity Today After Roof Fire
- TODAY’S BLOG -Should we be Venting at Work?
- AAMA’s Western Region Commits to Education and Engagement
- Dana Perino to Provide Keynote at NAFCD & NBMDA Annual Convention

April 30, 2012
Yoho Tells Companies What Mistakes to Avoid
- Fire at Loewen Windows
- TODAY’S BLOG: Will Your New Dealers Sink or Swim?
- Homeowners Can’t Understand Why a Solid Glass Patio Door Suddenly Ends up in a Million Pieces
Main StreetFirst Hosts Energy Fair
- Former 84 Lumber CFO Launches $700M Fundraising Campaign
NARI Elects New Officers for 2012-2013

April 27, 2012
ANSI Hosts Exploratory Meeting for Energy Efficiency Standards Panel
Andersen Announces Executive Change at Silver Line Window Division
- Gerkin Windows and Doors to Expand inSouth Sioux City
- Report Expects U.S. Moulding Consumption Will Rebound in 2012
- Remodeling Market Index Remains Relatively Flat in First Quarter
- DMSi Software Joins NLBMDA’s Manufacturers and Services Council
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April 26, 2012
Cardinal Corp. Turns 50
Amesbury Acquisition Adds to Hardware Balance Offering
- MI Windows and Doors Lawsuits Consolidated, Transferred toU.S.District Court, District of South Carolina
- Report Estimates Growth in Glass Product Manufacturing Industry
Atlantic Millwork Corp. Recognized for Integrity from Marvin Sales Achievement
- March Home Sales Decline From Upwardly Revised Earlier Pace

April 24, 2012
Former Window Company Owners Federally Indicted for Failing to Pay Taxes
- Masonite Announces Acquisition of Algoma Hardwoods Inc.
TODAY’S BLOG: Presidential Race and Replacement Windows
- William S. “Bill” Marvin Named to IDEA Hall of Fame
- Delaware-Bred B.F. Rich Primed for an Expansion
- MinnesotaCityReaches Out to Family Hit by Fatal Fire
- Signs Change, but Lumber Company Remains
- Tinted Windows that Generate Electricity

April 23, 2012
Lumber Products Files Chapter 11
- Remodeling Recovery Expected to Strengthen by Year’s End
- PPG Standing by Glass Business, for Now
Local Plant Announces They’re Hiring
- TODAY’S BLOG: Cutting Costs to Survive
- Wanda Angel Promoted to Brand Manager
Rep. Cantor’sSmall-BusinessTaxCutBillPassesHouse in 235-173 Vote
- State Contractors Agency Disciplines 13 Businesses

April 20, 2012
View DWM’s European Photo Tour
- What’s Ahead: An Economic Outlook
Builders First Source Reports First-Quarter Sales Increase Compared to Year Before
ASTM International Launches Supplier’s Declaration of Conformity
- Pella Corp. Offers Electronic Recycling to its Communities
- Minneapolis Glass Repair and Replacement Co. Celebrates Earth Day with a New Glass Recycling Program

April 19, 2012
View the April Newscast for News from U.S. and International Events
Global Industry Analysts Report Says Vinyl Windows Market to Reach 163 Million Units by 2017
- TODAY’S BLOG: The Value Equation
- Northeast Building Products Takes Corporate Wellness to the Extreme
- Can Lean and ERP Work Together?
- NLBMDA Welcomes Delay to NLRB Poster Rule
- Home Builders Urge Congress to Provide Certainty and Permanency in Tax Code

April 17, 2012
Collins Presents Latest Market Data and Survival Tactics
- Caldwell Acquires Advantage Manufacturing Assets
- View DWM’s Fenestration Day Slideshow
- ANSI to Host Exploratory Meeting
- NAHB Reports Single-Family Housing Starts Virtually Unchanged in March
- TODAY’S BLOG: “Innovate or Suffocate”
- Arauco Facility Issued FSC Certificates
- Wood Chip Exports from Latin America Reach Record High, Reports Wood Resource Quarterly
- FTC Action Halts Alleged Scam That Dangled the False Promise of ‘Free Gas for Life’ Then Charged Consumers for Unwanted E-Magazine Subscriptions

April 16, 2012
Panel Proves Communication Still Lacking Among Dealers and Manufacturers
- Moulding and Millwork Joins NLBMDA’s Manufacturers and Services Council
- TODAY’S BLOG: Why are the Simple Things the Hardest?
- Builder Confidence Falls in April
- Home Industry Showing Signs of Revival in Sheboygan County
- Moulding and Millwork Producers Association Installs New Leadership
- Builders FirstSource Floyd Sherman’s Pay Sinks by Over Half to $887K – cbl

April 13, 2012
Plavecsky Shares Creative Financing Options During Fenestration Day
- Barr Offers Advice on Maximizing Dealer Networks
- GE Capital Closes on $225 Million Asset-Based Loan for 84 Lumber Co.
- Thermal Industries Announces New Web Development and Social Media Manager
- Association Update: Marvin Windows CEO Says Dealers Busier than Last Year
- New Hartville Hardware Opens
- New England Landlords Face Fines for Failing to Notify Tenants about Lead Paint
- HGTV’s Mike Holmes Offers Support of Building Safety Month

April 12, 2012
Crowe Opens Fenestration Day with Optimistic Forecast
- Experts Provide Updates on Green Claims and Certification Programs
- Code Consultant Charles Everly Dies
TODAY’S BLOG: I Never Got This Far in My Dreams
- Associated Materials Bonds Dive as Loss Grows: Corporate Finance
- DOE Announces Funding for Small Business Innovation Research
- FeneTech to Host Second Glass Processing Automation Days
- Couple Sues Champion Window for Breach of Contract
- New Menards Store Set to Open April 17

April 10, 2012
Is Tax Time a Way to Gain More Window Sales?
Manufacturer Finds Success in Niche Markets
Merrill Rebuilds from Tornado that Touched Down One Year Ago Today
TODAY’S BLOG: Guest Blog: Creative Thinking, Bad and Good
D.C. Circuit: Limit for OSHA Violations Is Six Months, Not Five Years
- Second Wind-Driven Fire in as Many Days Taxes Firefighters

April 9, 2012
New CEO at Champion; Company Remains Profitable
- PPG to Lay Off 2,000
- DOE Seeks Reviewers for Building Technologies Program
- TODAY’S BLOG: The R-5 Program
- AUSTRALIA — Coalition Urged to Increase Home Energy Ratings
- SPONSORED LINK: Western Window Systems Offers Series 2600 Multi-Slide Doors and Windows
- Working to Seal the Deal on Couple’s Windows
- Russian Log Exports Down, According to Recent Report
- View the Digital Edition of April DWM

April 6, 2012
- Industry Provides Information and Education on Window Safety
- EPA Fines Violators of the RRP Rule
- Sunset Installs New Line Due to Increasing Demand
- A Lubbock Business Has Been Repairing Several Broken Glass Windows and Doors
- Looking Back: Local Man Reflects on Former Family Industry
- USGBC to Revamp the LEED Program
- Lumber Company’s Secret is Staying Competitive

April 5, 2012
- Teel Plastics Sells Pultrusion Division
- OSHA Orders New Jersey Window Company to Reinstate Whistleblower
- EU Commission Fines Nine Hardware Companies €86 Million for Price-Fixing
- Fenestration Day 2012 is Just One Week Away; Now Includes Dealer Focus
- China Glass Bigger, More International Than Past Years
- Truckload Carriers Honored for Outstanding Service to Pella Corp.
- McDermott Advises ProBuild Holdings on $505 Million Recapitalization
- 101 Housing Markets on Improving List in April

April 3, 2012
U.S.Customs Proposes Rule Regarding Imports
- TODAY’S BLOG: Guest Blog: It’s Time to Talk Safety
- Vision House Exhibit to Open at Epcot’s Innoventions on Earth Day
- NAHB Reports Creative and Cost Savings Measures Reflected in New Design Trends
- Active Aggressive: Holistic Green Home Building Movement Coming to America
- Kentucky Tornado Tax Relief Bill Gets Final Passage

April 2, 2012
Adoption of 2012 IgCC Will Mean Stricter Performance Requirements for the Industry
Alexandria Moulding Acquires Royal Woodworking Co. Ltd.
- MI Windows and Doors Named Top Manufacturer of R-5 Windows for 2011
- TODAY’S BLOG: Can We Win The Energy War?
- China Reported as the World’s Largest Importer of Softwood Lumber and Logs
- Iowa’s Federal Court of Appeals Decision in Bad Faith Case Favors Insurer

March 30, 2012
Major Changes Announced for Windows Volume Purchase Program
- Atrium Corp. Appoints Senior Vice President of Operations
- TODAY’S BLOG: Comfort is King
- New Business Excels
- Hullco Makes Major Donation to Habitat ReStore
- Pella Promotes National Window Safety Week, April 1 – 7

March 29, 2012
Verification Program Unveiled at NFRC; Manufacturers Pose Numerous Questions
- Masonite Announces Acquisition of Baillargeon Doors Inc.
- ICC Publishes 2012 IgCC
- TODAY’S BLOG: Guest Blog: Hitting the Root of the Trend in a European Door and Window Tech Tour
- Andersen Corp. Announces Fleet Conversion to Natural Gas
- Door Opens for 75 Jobs in Sugarcreek
- Hurd Named ‘Exporter of the Year’ by ThinkGlobal Inc.
- Sen. Chuck Schumer Tours Crystal Windows Facility

-March 27, 2012
Expert Offers Picture of Millwork Market; Learn about Global Issues and Areas of Opportunity
- TODAY’S BLOG: Focus While Driving 
- Guardian Board Names New Chairman  
- NAHB Identifies Top Counties for Residential Remodeling
- Builders Say Home Upgrades Going Strong
- EPA Cites Realty Company for Violating Federal Law on Notice of Lead-Based Paint Hazards

March 26, 2012
Fenestration Day Nears; Additional Panelists and Sponsors Announced
- For Mouldings, Business is Picking Up
- TODAY’S BLOG: Hooray for Making Money and Sharing Ideas
- AAMA’s Vinyl Material Council Publishes Sustainability White Paper
- New-Home Sales Decline 1.6 Percent in February
- Canada and U.S. Lumber Producers for 2011 Show Modest Growth and Ongoing Consolidation
- Thermal Industries Announces New Vice President of Operations

March 23, 2012
Expert Encourages Companies to Consider Exporting
FSC Says More Work Needed on LEED 2012
- Caldwell Celebrates 2,000 Days of Safety in its Southeast Distribution Center
- Champion to Expand Market
- NAHB Reports Housing Starts Decline 1.1 Percent in February
Canton Lumber Firm Thrives After Housing Tumble
- Grand Woodworking Opens in Naples, Fla.
- Atlantic Remodeling Company Opens Fifth Office

March 22, 2012
Soft-Lite President Divulges Further Details Regarding Gorell Purchase
- Expert Advises Moulding Companies on Market Update and Areas of Opportunity
- Attendees Flock to Germany Seeking Fenestration Innovation
- Truseal to Provide Uninterrupted Service After Storm Damage; Customers Asked to give Six Days Lead Time
- Labor Department Announces Grants for Laid-Off Andersen Workers
- MI Windows and Doors Receives SHARP Recertification From OSHA
- AAMA Requests Openness and Transparency in Regulatory Process
- Builders FirstSource Opens New Location Serving Austin and Central Texas

-March 20, 2012
Soft-Lite Gorell to Keep Gorell Retail Store in Indiana, Pa.; Will Honor Ongoing Gorell Customer Warranties
- Collins Products, Jeld-Wen Plants Fined for Air Quality Permit Violations over Equipment Testing
- Fensterbau Opens Tomorrow in Nuremberg
- TODAY’S BLOG: What Would You Rather Do?
- Ply Gem Reports 2011 Net Sales Increase; Decrease in Operating Income
- NAHB Reports Builder Confidence Unchanged in March
- Home Builders Hopeful for Better Year
- Power Home Remodeling Group Named 2011 Ideal Employer
- Green Building Experts to Present During Virtual Tradeshow

March 19, 2012
Codes, Standards, Market Will Drive Disclosure of Product LCA
- Masonite International Corporation Announces Completion of Offering of $100 Million 8 ¼% Senior Notes Due 2021
- TODAY’S BLOG: Employment, Housing Stats and the Mild Winter
- Area Businesses Donate New Windows to Westfield YWCA
- BUILDEX Returns to Edmonton as Largest Industry Event
- Louisiana-Pacific Names Curt Stevens as New CEO
- Newest Candidate for 18th District Seat No Stranger to Politics

March 16, 2012
Truseal Technologies’ Kentucky Facility Damaged by Severe Weather
Sunrise Windows Makes Dealer Training a High Priority
- Lisec Reports Sales Increase in 2011; Looks Forward to Year Ahead
- Dun-Rite Window and Door Co. Takes Steps to Boost Web Presence
- ALSC Approves New Design Values for Southern Pine Dense and NonDense Lumber
- Simonton Windows Promotes Lead Safety for National Poison Prevention Week
- When One Lumber Yard Closes, Another Opens the Door

March 15, 2012
Keep Up With the Latest Green Building Standards
Champion Windows to Close in Fort Wayne
- TODAY’S BLOG: Are You a Customer Service Champion?
- Break-Up Pays Off for Fortune Brands Executives
- NAHB Reports 99 Housing Markets Show Improvement in March
- Changes to Ontario Building Code Affect Energy Performance Requirements
- Menards Hardware Store Reinventing Its Look

March 13, 2012
Industry Responds to New LEED Draft; Wood Certification and PVC Issues Elicit Feedback
TODAY’S BLOG: Review Your Sales Techniques
ProBuild Morgantown, W. Va., Celebrates Grand Opening

- Americans are Improving the Energy Efficiency of their Homes, but not with Windows
- Survey Takers Expect Remodeling/Replacement to Comprise the Majority of Work
- Serious Execs Change Roles

March 12, 2012
Industry Weighs in on New ENERGY STAR Document
New App Can Help Renovators Comply with Lead Rule
NFRC Requests Participants’ Comments on IVP Program Documents
Men Use Forklift to Get Tires Back From Regency Windows Van
- Homeowner Seeks Damages from Bostik

March 9, 2012
DWM March Newscast Hones in on Legislative Issues
WDMA Announces New Leadership Team
- TODAY’S BLOG: Good News, Volume I
- Fourth Quarter Indices Show Optimistic Outlook for Apartment and Condominium Market
- Window World Winner Sees Finished Prize
- New WinDoor Floor Plan to Provide Improved Trade Show Experience

March 8, 2012
EPA Rep Gives Lead Paint Enforcement Update
Pennsylvania Governor Visits ViWinco; Praises Company’s Contribution to Community
- Fortune Brands Home & Security Named to FORTUNE Magazine’s List of “World’s Most Admired Companies”
- Iowa Students Invited to Explore Engineering at Pella Corporation
Sapa Signs Technology Agreement with Japanese Kobe Steel
- The Home Depot and USGBC Launch Database of Green Building Products
- TODAY’S BLOG: Working to Stay Focused on all Your Product Lines
- Study Forecasts Growth for Wood Plastics Composites in Europe

March 6, 2012
Congressional Members Speak to Association Execs Today and Lament “Over Regulation”
Book Your Room Now for Fenestration Day for Discounted Rates
TODAY’S BLOG: Marketing Radar
- Quanex First Quarter Net Sales Down 4 Percent from a Year Ago
- AAMA Supports Legislation to Restore “Opt-Out” Provision in LRRP Regulations
Crystal Products Featured On “Flipping Boston”
- Power Home Remodeling Group Recognized for Customer Service

March 5, 2012
Crystal Windows Owner Launches Crystal Pacific
- OBC Updates Include Energy Performance Changes
- TODAY’S BLOG:  Hands On Education
- Atrium Companies Inc. to Become Atrium Corporation
- Hansons Windows Donates Window Work to Ronald McDonald House of Detroit
- Home Builders Announce Housing Finance System Reform Plan

March 2, 2012
- Legislation Introduced to Change LRRP Rule; Would Restore Opt-Out Clause
- improveit! 360 Sponsors Fenestration Day
- Masonite Reports Net Sales Increase for 2011 Fourth Quarter and Annual Results
Window Maker Andersen Looks to Natural-Gas Fueled Fleet
-  Milgard Among 50 Most Engaged Workplaces for 2011
- Industry Companies Receive ENERGY STAR Recognitions
- Associated Materials Appoints Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary
- Rogers to Speak at Glass Performance Days China

March 1, 2012
AAMA Group Aims to Join Other Associations to Study Optical Distortion
- Winchester Offers Comment on FTC Decision
- Quanex Sponsors Fenestration Day
- TODAY’S BLOG:  It All Comes Down to Marketing
- Marvin Named First Company in BAM Hall of Fame
- Door, Window and Skylight Executives Request Extension of Energy Efficient Tax Credit

February 28, 2012
Window and Glass Industries Join Together to Pursue LCA
- AAMA Conference Continues with Vinyl Update
- AAMA Celebrates in Style
- Precision Doors was Started to Focus on Customer Needs
- TODAY’S BLOG:  Transparent Communications
- AMD Seeks ANSI Approval of SHED Standard
- NBMDA and NAFCD Co-Sponsor Employee Compensation Study

February 27, 2012
Air-Tite Home Products to Close
AAMA Celebrates 75 Years in Naples
- AAMA Tackles Security Hazard Mitigation
- PGT Reports Net Sales Decrease for 2011 Fourth Quarter
TODAY’S BLOG:Show and Tell
NAHB Reports New-Home Sales Virtually Flat in January
- Mike Holmes: Boo Hoo, Get These Windows Some Tissues

February 24, 2012
Serious Energy Looking for New Owner for Chicago Plant
Former AMD President Richard Herbert McGraw Passes Away
TODAY’S BLOG:What’s Different about 2012?
- GUEST BLOG: Weighing in on FTC Decision
- Parr Lumber Named Materials Supplier of the Year
- Window World Sponsors Mission for Veterans Airlift Command
- NFRC Spring Meeting to Include Special Tour Opportunity

February 23, 2012
Window Companies Settle with FTC Over Deceptive Energy Efficiency and Cost Claims
- Eastern Millwork Location in Bayonne Will Likely Open Within a Year
- LS Building Owner Continues Work
- TODAY’S BLOG: Guest Blog – Weighing in on FTC Decision
- Housing Affordability Reaches Record Level as Tight Credit Conditions Impede Housing Market
- Man Caught in Parr Lumber Burglary inHillsboroGets 5 Years in Prison
- Homeowners Challenge HOA Over Replacement Window Selection

February 21, 2012
Window Companies Settle with FTC Over Deceptive Energy Efficiency and Cost Claims
- Triple Glazing Takes Center Stage at GANA Conference
- Eastern Millwork Location inBayonneWill Likely Open Within a Year
- LS Building Owner Continues Work
- TODAY’s BLOG: Guest Blog – Weighing in on FTC Decision
- Housing Affordability Reaches Record Level as Tight Credit Conditions Impede Housing Market
- Man Caught in Parr Lumber Burglary inHillsboro Gets 5 Years in Prison
- Homeowners Challenge HOA Over Replacement Window Selection

February 21, 2012
NFRC Helps Retailers Keep Consumers Informed
- Canadian Fund Manager Acquires Portion of Novatech
- Roto Frank of America Receives Performance Award from Parent Company
Attleboro Factories Get Back to Work
- Company Closing Gibson City Lumberyard
NorQuest Offers Business Solutions for the Intercultural Workplace
- TODAY’S BLOG:  Be Prepared to Sell
A Look at the People Behind the Numbers in Area Business

February 17, 2012
EPA Rep Gives Picture of Current and Future Energy Star Market
- Crystal Pacific Establishes Itself
Window Maker Andersen Defers Profit Sharing for Third Straight Year
Lumberyard Owner Offers Reward for Info on Theft
Housing Starts Inch Upward
Builders First Source Boosts Annual Sales by 31 Percent
S&P Revises Ply Gem Industries Outlook to Positive
More Video from Builders’ Show
Home Automation: Central Iowa Company Works on Technology to Help You Save Energy While You’re Away

February 16, 2012
EPA Offers Energy Star Windows Verification to Additional Certification Bodies
Reports Suggest Omniglass Plant Not Likely to Reopen
Adhesive Applications Adds Expanded Manufacturing Facility
TODAY’S BLOG:Thoughts on the Plight of Gorell Windows
Deering to Acquire Part of NEBM
- Builder Confidence Increases for Fifth Consecutive Month in February

February 14, 2012
Full-Speed Ahead
- Hansons Windows Announces New Vice President of Marketing
- Hurd Among 53 Nominees for 2011 Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Awards
- Green Homes Market Expected to Increase Five-Fold by 2016, Study Says
- Associations Announce Keynote Speakers for Spring Conference

February 13, 2012
View the February Newscast
- IBS 2012 Slideshow
NT Window Sponsors Social Media Session During Fenestration Day
- Windows Reveal the True Housing Market
A Window Into Weathering the Recession
Adco Global in Early Stages of Sale Process
- TODAY’S BLOG: Learn From Your Elders
- NAHB Foresees Measured Growth in Residential Remodeling

February 10, 2012
Gorell Windows and Doors Placed into Receivership
- Federal Reserve Chairman Addresses Housing Concerns During IBS 2012
-TODAY’S BLOG: My Famous List
Bank Seizes Regency Windows’ Assets, Company Closes its Doors
- Aldergrove Window Factory Closes
- AGC FY2011 Net Income Down 22.6 Percent


-February 9, 2012
- IBS Kicks off with Glass, Doors and More
Companies Show Off Latest Styles in Doors; Decorative Glass is a Focal Point
Exhibitors Showcase Latest Innovations, from Hardware to Doors and More
- Deceuninck North America Sponsors Fenestration Day
- Furloughs for Workers atPella’s Ill., Window Plant
Consumers, Officials Still in the Dark about Fate of Window Company
U.S.Reaches Mortgage Settlement with Top Banks
- Home Builders Applaud Menendez Bill to Restore the Flow of Credit for Home Building

February 7, 2012
IBS Starts Tomorrow: Whether You Are Going or Staying Home Find Out What’s on Display
- VIG Technology Could Allow for Greater Window-to-Wall Ratio
- Titan Environmental Services Fined for Lead Violations
- TODAY’S BLOG: Are You Smart Enough to Lie?
- Vision Hires Operations Manager
- Double-Pane Windows Can Melt More Than Vinyl Siding
- More Cities Join the List of Improving Housing Markets

February 6, 2012
Industry Remembers Dariush Arasteh
- IGMA General Meeting Offers More LCA Discussion, Safety Presentations
- Amesbury Opens New Extruded Products Manufacturing Facility
- Masonite Pittsburg Plant to Add More than 65 New Jobs
- TODAY’S BLOG: Networking to Your Potential
- Fortune Brands Home & Security Grows Sales in Q4 and Full Year 2011
- 84 Lumber President Celebrates B-Day With Celebs
- Polyera Poised to Enable Windows That Act as Solar Panels

February 3, 2012
DOE Gains Feedback in Volume Purchase Strategy Session
- New Research Committee, VIG Share Limelight at IGMA General Meeting
Guardian DeWitt Float Plant Back in Production Following Leak
- Window Nation Offers Help to Regency Windows Customers
SFI Announces RFP for Conservation Partnerships
WDMA Offers Webinars on Updated Architectural Door Standards
AAMA Prepares for Annual Meeting; Residential Green Certification Nears Completion

February 2, 2012
- Will Obama Plan Usher in a Housing Recovery?
FeneTech Signs On as Fenestration Day Sponsor
- TODAY’S BLOG: My Day with Joseph
- Eastman Officials Expect Solutia Acquisition to Increase Growth Rate inAsiaPacific
- Malvern Engineers Marketing High-Tech Storm Windows
- SPIB Addresses Questions about New Design Values
U.S. Demand for Wood-Plastic Composite and Plastic Lumber to Reach $5.4 Billion in 2015

January 31, 2012
Window Manufacturer Harnesses the Sun for Plant’s Electricity
- AGC Glass Company North America Announces Intention to Restart Idled Float Line
- Glass Leak Disrupts Guardian Plant
- Unsecured Ducana Creditors Out of Luck
- Nanaimo-Area Firms Rally to the Assistance of Victims of Fatal Fire
- PPG Global Color Experts Share Color Trend Observations
- TODAY’S BLOG: Innovation Provides the Spark for Growth
- Marvin Names Brett Boyum VP of Marketing
- Why Have Banks Really Tightened Lending Standards?

January 30, 2012
What You Need to Know about 2011 NAFS
Help for Regency Windows Customers Left Out in the Cold
- Employee Accused of Bilking $250k from 84 Lumber
- TODAY’S BLOG -Selling is Easy!
- EPA Requests Input in Revising ENERGY STAR Document
- BLS Reports Mass Layoffs in December Increases 52 Percent from November

January 27, 2012
Calculate Carbon Benefits of Wood Easily
DWM Magazine Announces Educational Sessions for Fenestration Day™
- Company Collected Deposits, Then Closed
- Eastman to Acquire Solutia
- Remodeling Market Index Rises to Five-Year High
- IBHS Helps Build Stronger, Safer St. Jude Dream Home
- 10 GreenBuildingPredictions for 2012 from Earth Advantage Institute
- NAHB Show Goes from Four to Three Days in 2013
- Pella’s 2012 Pro Expos Underway

January 26, 2012
Atrium Confirms Hiring Illegal Workers; Will Pay DHS $2 Million
President’s Energy Efficiency Incentive Proposal Faces Skepticism among Industry Professionals
Master Lock Highlighted in State of the Union Address for Moving Jobs Back toU.S.
- Minnesota’s ‘Green’ Glass Efforts Keep Solidifying
- NLBMDA Releases 2012 National Policy Agenda for the Building Supply Industry
- Woman Claims Neighbor’s Energy Efficient Windows Are Melting Her Toyota Prius

January 24, 2012
Moulding and Millwork Market Faces Challenges Similar to Windows
Regency Windows Slated to Reopen Under New Owner, Lawyer Says
- InVenice, Rick Santorum Talks Jobs and Vows to Stick out the Race
- Thompson Creek Windows Named to 2012 SmartCEO Future 50 List
- TODAY’S BLOG: “Are You Selling or Taking Orders?”
- Some Bright Signs, But Housing Market Still Shaky
- New Construction Builds Interest in Brown County Home Expo
- BLS Reports Decline in Producer Price Index for Finished Goods

January 23, 2012
Software Suppliers Report Growth: Does This Trickle Down to their Customers
- Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork Co. Rises up From Recession
- Home Grown:SuperiorWindows & Doors
- TODAY’s BLOG: It’s Competitive Out There
Kenneth F. Yarosh Named 2012 ASTM International Chairman of the Board
AMD to Host Spring Education Seminar and Plant Tour
Get Your House in Order
F.W. Sullivan’s Windows Victim of Ravens-Patriots Fan Dispute

January 20, 2012
What Makes Western Window a “Manufacturing Marvel”?
- NAHB Reports Single-Family Housing Starts Rise in December; Builder Confidence Remains Up
- ProBuild Hosts Grand Opening of Altoona, Pa., Location
- MI Donates to Habitat for Humanity
- Leading Economist to Keynote Fenestration Day

January 19, 2012
- Recent Hurricane Study Gleans Surprising Results
- SolarWindow Coating on Glass Could Generate 300 Percent Energy Savings over Rooftop Systems
-TODAY’S BLOG: Kicking Butt
- Quanex Building Products Invests in Business Development
- Ken Pitts Named Plant Manager for Amesbury Extruded Products
- Kuiken Brothers Celebrates 100th Anniversary in Lumber Industry
- Leading Economist to Keynote Fenestration Day
- NWDA to Host Annual Winter Meeting

January 17, 2012
Crystal Windows Owner Launches Crystal Pacific
- 2012 and Beyond; NAHB Economist Weighs in on What to Expect
- One Plant Closes, Another One Opens
TODAY’S BLOG: Nothing Happens Until Somebody Sells Something
- WDMA Releases 2012 National Policy Agenda for the Window, Door and Skylight Industry
- Renewal by Andersen Names Hamden’s Hank Betzner Sales Leader in 2011
- N.C. Lumberyard Shooting Suspect Dies
- The Payroll Tax Cut Extension: How It Affects the Average American

January 13, 2012
American Dream is Alive and Well; NAHB Wants Politicians to Keep it that Way
- Gunman Kills 3, Wounds 1 at NC Lumber Company
- ALSC Makes Some Decisions on Southern Pine
- EPA Cracks Down on Lead Paint Violations in New England
- McCoy’s Building Supply Founder Emmett McCoy Dies
-TODAY’S BLOG: Allow Me to Introduce Myself
- Bystronic Announces New Representation in Western Canada
- Polymera Brings 60 Million Pound WPC Compounding Facility On-Line
- Guardian to Sponsor IGMA Meetings

January 12, 2012
- Expiry of Energy Codes Could Affect Industry
- Republic Windows Case Gets Fast-Tracked
- GERMANY – Bystronic glass to Reorganize, Cut Positions, Partner with Hegla
- Master Lock Hailed by Obama for ‘Insourcing’
- Today’s Blog:Prospective Client Attraction-How Good is Your Website?
- Thermal Industries Announces New Vice President of Sales and Marketing
- Home Depot in Joplin Reopens Amid Questions
- 84 Lumber Closes its Doors
- Thousands Lost in Midtown Copper Theft
- IRS Writes New Accounting Rules for Asset Repairs
- 1,000 Doors by Choi Jeong-Hwa

January 10, 2012
Clear Choice USA and Window Depot Operate on a Different Type of Model
- Alside Expands with Opening of 100th Supply Center
- Amesbury to Get SHARP
- ProBuild Names Robert Marchbank CEO
- Paul K. Smith Named President of Hafele America Company
- NFRC Moves from Three Annual Meetings to Two
-TODAY’S BLOG: Good News for the Year Ahead

January 9, 2012
How One Distributor is Bucking the Trends and Finding Success
- Many Ducana Employees Dedicated
- Lumberyard Revamps IT System with Rugged Tablet PCs
- List of Improving Housing Markets Nearly Doubles in January
- Roger H. Emanuel Passes Away
- Today’s Blog:A Better Wayto Hire
- Mansion Made of Glass Goes for a Steal at $14.1m… Reduced from $45m Asking Price (But Owner Won’t Get Much Privacy)

January 6, 2012
 January Newscast Highlights Top Five Stories of the Year
DWM’s Green Awards—View a Nominee in the Supplier Category
Builders Applaud Fed Report on Housing
Be Part of High-Performance Windows Strategy Session
- TODAY’S BLOG:Guest Blog: Did you Make a New Year’s Resolution?
Answer DWM Magazine’s Latest Poll

January 5, 2012
- Industry in Review: Plant Closures, Layoffs and Expansions in 2011
- Superseal Realigns Manufacturing and Distribution Operations
- ForestFire Destroys Arauco Plywood Mill
- Extreme Makeover: Home Edition to Feature Pella Products
- DMC Moves in with Superfici
- Today’s Blog: Canvassing … The ‘New’ Lead Generator?
- $20,000 Reward Offered in Lumberyard Arson Cases

January 3, 2012
  - Fire Causes Major Damage at Omniglass Plant
- Hurd to Partner with Vista Pointe
- Uniboard USA to Sell MDF and Particleboard Mills
- Vinylite Windows Becomes VECTOR
- Crews Battle Second Suspicious Fire at Lumberyard
- Realtors Identify Exterior Replacement Projects as Best Investment for Homeowners
- Guest Blog: Mind your Business