Alside Expands With New Supply Center in Fayetteville, N.C.

Dec 11th, 2014

Alside, a manufacturer and distributor of exterior residential building products, is adding 30,000 square feet to its collective warehouse space by opening a new supply center in Fayetteville, N.C. The branch launched on December 1 and is meant to serve the local market. “Alside is excited to expand into the Fayetteville market to better serve […]

Builders FirstSource Opens Two New Facilities

Dec 11th, 2014

Builders FirstSource Inc. plans to open a new distribution facility in Conroe, Texas, and to relocate its existing distribution facility in San Antonio. CEO Floyd Sherman says the company is capitalizing on the continuing rapid population growth in Texas. “Our recent Houston acquisition was a major step into a market we feel has very strong […]

AAMA Updates Specification for Wood Lamination and Cellulosic Composite Materials

Dec 11th, 2014

For the first time since 2005, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has updated and released AAMA 312, “Voluntary Specification for the Lamination of Wood and Cellulosic Composite Materials Intended for Use on AAMA Certified Profiles.” “This document provides guidelines and important criteria for AAMA members involved with the lamination of wood and cellulosic composite […]

Roto Frank Celebrates 35 Years in North America

Dec 9th, 2014

Roto officials  celebrated 35 years in North America last week.

On December 4, Roto Frank of America Inc., celebrated its 35th anniversary in North America with a big shindig at its facility in Chester, Conn.

AAMA Updates Voluntary Specification for Multi-Bar Hinges In Windows

Dec 9th, 2014

According to AAMA, the document describes procedures, materials, performance criteria and test methods for determining the durability of this type of hinge used for opening and closing casement, projected and parallel opening windows.

Saint-Gobain Seeks Controlling Interest in Sika

Dec 9th, 2014

But the Sika board and management team say they are opposed to the move and will “resign following closing of the transaction,” according to a company statement.

Canadian Window Companies Win Energy Star Awards

Dec 9th, 2014

Centennial Windows & Doors of London, Ontario, was named manufacturer of the year of fenestration products, and Vinyl Window Designs of Woodbridge, Ontario, won two awards — promoter of the year and the award for sustained excellence.

Renny Pierangeli of Strybuc Industries Passes Away

Dec 8th, 2014

He was 64 years old and had spent more than 30 years at the helm of Strybuc, a leading wholesale distributor of window and door replacement hardware since 1982.

Free Admission to Glass Expo West™ for all Fenestration Day™ Attendees

Dec 8th, 2014

As an added bonus to all Fenestration Day™ 2015 attendees, your registration not only provides you with a full day of seminars from industry experts and networking opportunities with top suppliers and peers, it also includes complimentary entry into the Glass Expo West™ trade show (held concurrently) and access to the Welcoming Cocktail Party on the show floor.

Tague Lumber Moves to New Facility in Plumsteadville, Pa.

Dec 8th, 2014

On January 1, the Tague Lumber store in Doylestown, Pa., will move to a 35,000-square-foot facility a few miles away in Plumsteadville.