ThermoLite, Tempco Win Chelsea Edge Award

Nov 14th, 2014

Chelsea Building Products again opened the Edge Award contest to their customers for 2014 as a way they recognize their customers’ innovation and creativity in the door and window industry. The award acknowledges projects in three categories: replacement application, new construction application and multi-family/light commercial application. ThermoLite was chosen as the winner in the replacement […]

ITUS Subsidiary Shields Itself Against Weather Shield

Nov 13th, 2014

ITUS Corporation and its subsidiary, J-Channel Industries Corporation (JCIC), are protecting their assets against Weather Shield by entering into a settlement with the company in connection with JCIC’s patented window frame construction technology. “JCIC has now entered into 30 settlement and/or license agreements with respect to its patented J-Channel Window Frame Construction technology,” says Robert […]

Bonded Insulated Products Bonds with AWDI to Achieve Energy Goals

Nov 13th, 2014

In an effort to reduce its environmental impact, Bonded Insulated Products of Towota, N.J., has teamed up with the American Window & Door Institute (AWDI) so as to meet new Energy Star standards for 2015. Bonded has contracted the use of AWDI’s WIXSYS Portal Solution, which according to the company will offer its dealers a […]

Kevin Anez Becomes AmesburyTruth Director of Marketing

Nov 13th, 2014

AmesburyTruth has brought in a 21 year veteran of the building materials industry as its new director of marketing, Kevin Anez. “Kevin’s impressive background in marketing and the fenestration industry will help position AmesburyTruth as the leader in providing high-performance components to the door and window business,” says Rolland Petersson, senior director of sales and […]

Dixen Named CEO of A+W Software

Nov 13th, 2014

Mark Thompson, CEO of the Friedman Operating Group, announced Peter Dixen has been named CEO of A+W Software GmbH. Dixen will succeed Dr. Uwe Schmid. “We would like to thank Dr. Schmid for his role in strengthening A+W’s product offering and market leadership under his tenure and we wish him every success in his future […]

Builders FirstSource Appoints Crow as New President, COO

Nov 13th, 2014

Builders FirstSource Inc., has announced that its board of directors has appointed Chad Crow, currently senior vice president and chief financial officer, to the position of president and chief operating officer. Floyd Sherman, CEO, believes strongly in Crow’s ability to manage the position. “Over the past fifteen years, Chad has been an integral part of […]

Senior Home Buying Shows Strong Growth in Third Quarter

Nov 10th, 2014

Seniors are buying homes more this year than last year. That’s according to the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI). Compared to the third quarter of 2013, the single-family index jumped nine points to a level of 59, which is the highest third-quarter reading since the inception of the index […]

Erin Leonard Named New President of Gordon Lumber

Nov 10th, 2014

Effective November 1, Erin Leonard has taken the reigns as president of the Gordon Lumber Company, a Fremont, Ohio-based company. “Erin exhibits the talent, skills and enthusiasm to lead us forward,” says Gary Kohli, chairman of the board for Gordon Lumber. “We have confidence he will incorporate the great traditions and history of our company […]

Glass Guru Franchise Opens in Peoria, Ariz.

Nov 10th, 2014

The Glass Guru Franchise Systems Inc. announced the addition of its newest franchise, located in Peoria, Ariz. Jeff Aviles, an American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) Installation Masters instructor, is the owner of the franchise. “Having been in the window and door industry for 10-plus years, I have seen seal failures as the number one problematic […]

Soft-Lite Partners with AWDI to Reach Energy Saving Goals

Nov 10th, 2014

In an effort to reduce its environmental impact, Soft-Lite Windows has partnered with the American Window & Door Institute (AWDI) to ensure that the company meets the new Energy Star standards for 2015. Soft-Lite has contracted the use of AWDI’s WIXSYS Portal Solution, which according to the company will offer its dealers a comprehensive library […]