Skylight Falls Rampant in Snowy New England; Industry Discussing Fall Resistance

Feb 26th, 2015

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The New England area has been pounded with snow during the past few weeks, and weather-related accidents in the region haven’t been confined to roads. There have been an alarming number of incidents involving skylights in the past week alone—including at least one fatality, according to police and media reports. Last Wednesday, a mechanical worker […]

PGT Inc. 2014 Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year Sales Are Up

Feb 26th, 2015

For North Venice, Fla.-based PGT Inc., sales are up and income is down, according to its recently released 2014 fourth-quarter and fiscal year results. Highlights for the fourth quarter include: Net sales of $84.7 million, an increase of $22.7 million, or 36.6 percent, including $12.7 million of CGI net sales, and representing organic growth of […]

Stock Building Supply Earnings Up in Fourth Quarter of 2014

Feb 26th, 2015

Stock Building Supply of Raleigh, N.C., reported on Tuesday that its fourth-quarter net sales rose to $317.1 million, a 3.9 percent increase from the fourth quarter of 2013. However, the retailer of doors, windows and other building materials reported an adjusted net income of $3 million, or 12 cents per share. That was down from […]

New Home Sales Keep Up With Pace in January

Feb 26th, 2015

Sales of newly built, single-family homes dropped 0.2 percent in January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 481,000 units from higher numbers in December, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. “The fact that January sales numbers maintained the gains we made […]

Thompson Creek Windows Receives SmartCEO’s 2015 Future 50 Award

Feb 26th, 2015

Thompson Creek Window Company has been awarded again—this time with the SmartCEO Future 50 award. Washington, D.C.’s SmartCEO magazine profiles the 50 awarded companies, which represent the area’s fastest-growing firms based on a combined three-year growth rate of revenue and employees. The 2015 Future 50 winners collectively generate $3.5 billion in annual revenue and employ […]

Attend Fenestration Day™ and Interact with Suppliers/Sponsors

Feb 24th, 2015

If you’re a dealer or manufacturer who hasn’t yet signed up for Fenestration Day, here are eight more reasons to do so: interact with eight of the industry’s suppliers. The fifth annual Fenestration Day™, sponsored by DWM magazine, takes place March 19 in Irvine, Calif. Fenestration Day brings together door and window manufacturers and dealers for joint […]

All American Windows and Doors Opens New Showroom

Feb 24th, 2015

All American Windows and Doors recently moved to a new facility in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

All American Windows and Doors, one of South Florida’s leading distributors and installers of impact-resistant glass for residential and commercial needs, recently moved into a new office and showroom in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., that operations manager April Barbarosh says “makes us much more efficient and customer-friendly.” The company relocated from its original Pompano Beach location […]

IGMA Wants Your Feedback on Proposed Product Declaration

Feb 23rd, 2015

The timeline/process of a product category rule (PCR), courtesy of AAMA.

Two new Window Product Category Rules (PCRs) developed by a handful of industry associations are now available for review and public comment. Monday, the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) announced the release of a draft of the PCRs, which are being established by IGMA, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association, the Glass Association of North America […]

PPG Names New President Michael McGarry

Feb 23rd, 2015


PPG Industries announced the appointment of Michael H. McGarry, currently CEO, to president and chief operating officer. McGarry became chief operating officer in August 2014, and he will assume his enhanced role March 1. According to the company, McGarry will continue to have executive oversight responsibility for all of PPG’s strategic business units and operating regions […]

Tim McCleery to Lead LaCantina’s Customer Service

Feb 23rd, 2015


LaCantina Doors has hired Tim McCleery as a new customer service manager. With more than 20 years of experience in the high-end door and window industry, McCleery has a background in engineering, design and division management in customer service, inside sales, engineering and warranty departments.