GlassCraft BarnCraft Rolling Doors Collection

Aug 27th, 2015

GlassCraft Door Company introduces the new BarnCraft collection of premium rolling doors in four design series, including the Barn Door series with the weathered rustic look; Contemporary series with minimalist and modern designs; Two Panel series offering unique combinations of speakeasies, straps and clavos; and Divided Lites series featuring single and double doors with four glass texture options. […]

Kolbe Architect Library

Aug 27th, 2015

Kolbe has expanded its online Architect Library to include new and updated 3-D Revit building information models (BIM) for Ultra Series and VistaLuxe collection products.  Among the new models for the VistaLuxe Collection are the 90-degree corner unit, complementary folding doors and folding windows. “Our BIM tools allow architects to view products from different perspectives, […]

Ply Gem West Pro and Builder Series Vinyl Windows

Aug 26th, 2015

Ply Gem Windows West Pro and Builder Series Vinyl Windows have expanded to include two additional exterior color options – sand and clay. These products are geared toward builders and homeowners in the western U.S. Clay provides a darker aesthetic for increased contrast against stucco, while sand is reminiscent of the architectural styling authentic to […]

Dow Voraforce TP 1200 Series

Aug 24th, 2015

VORAFORCE Window Application

Dow Polyurethanes has introduced the Voraforce TP 1200 series to the North America market. The polyurethanes solution enables fast, energy-efficient pultrusion composite fabrication with low volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions, according to the company. Dow’s new solution supports the fabrication of strong composites for a number of applications, including building profiles such as window manufacturing, […]

ProVia Exterior Home Design Tool App

Aug 17th, 2015

ProVia’s exterior home design tool application for iPad lets you configure door and window options based on a photo of your home, or choose vinyl siding and stone veneer styles and colors.  Once downloaded, this free app can be used without an Internet connection. Homeowners can design doors and windows or select from ProVia’s vinyl siding […]

Renotrend Applications Facade App

Aug 17th, 2015

Renotrend Applications Inc. of Montreal has launched a new mobile application called Façade. It’s specifically designed for the iPad, and it’s currently available for free in the Canadian App Store. Integrated purchases are also available. Manufacturers and distributors of doors and windows, remodelers, designers and others can use the application to create a quick and easy design […]

Hy-Lite Home Designer Collection

Aug 12th, 2015

Hy-Lite Mission 4ft x 4ft

Hy-Lite, a manufacturer of acrylic block, glass block and decorative glass windows, has launched the new Home Designer Collection of decorative glass windows. The new collection features four  privacy windows: Metro, Mission, Prairie and Baroque. Now available nationwide, the Home Designer Collection includes vinyl-framed windows with silk-screened designs that enhance the home. Design styles include: Metro – […]

Unist Coolube 2210AL

Aug 10th, 2015


Unist has expanded its line of MQL lubricants with a new oil specifically formulated for use with aluminum. Like all of Unist’s fluids, Coolube 2210AL is derived from natural vegetable oils, is machinist and environmentally friendly, and there are no VOCs, the company says. Unist Coolube 2210AL provides specific benefits when machining aluminum. Unist Coolube […]

VinylDoc Product Display Pack

Aug 3rd, 2015

DWM Display Pack news release (2)

VinylDoc LLC has released its new Product Display Pack, a countertop display unit that contains four of the company’s best-selling products for repairing vinyl window frames. The Shine-It kit removes simple scratches and comes with the micro-polishing pad. The Maintenance kit fixes blemishes and cleans the vinyl. The Quick Repair can fix broken nailing fins or damaged window frames that are often hidden behind caulking and tapes. The Overlay kit […]

Sherwin-Williams KEM AQUAFluor 5001 and 5002

Jul 30th, 2015

Sherwin-Williams introduces KEM AQUAFluor 5001 and 5002, waterborne coatings formulated with Kynar Aquatec polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) resin.  “Our customers can expect this coating system to outperform alternatives,” said David Calabra, director of marketing. “Formulated with Kynar Aquatec resin, our coating is designed to meet the rigid AAMA 615 requirements for superior performance coatings on plastic […]