Developers Feel Multifamily Market’s Not as Strong, but Remain Positive

Nov 21st, 2014

While the sector has been on fire for much of 2014, recent data released by the by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) indicated that multifamily housing production is slowing down. The association’s Multifamily Production Index (MPI) reached 54 in the third quarter which is four points below the previous quarter’s reading. It isn’t […]

Win-door Wraps Up with Products and Look at Canadian Market

Nov 21st, 2014

The November DWM newscast features a final look at Win-door North America. The newscast takes a look at doors and door blinds, machinery and more. Also learn how companies sum up the Canadian market. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.

Wausau Gets ACE Approval From NFRC

Nov 20th, 2014

The National Fenestration Ratings Council (NFRC) has approved Wausau Window and Wall Systems as a Manufacturer Approved Calculation Entity (ACE) Organization under the Component Modeling Approach (CMA) Certification Program. Wausau products listed in NFRC’s Certified Products Directory include its operable and fixed windows, sliding glass doors and unitized curtainwall. In 2009, Wausau’s John Kolbeck and Tom […]

Broussard of Universal Window Honored as “Outstanding Woman of Business”

Nov 20th, 2014

Charlotte Broussard, owner of Universal Window and Door, was honored last week as a 2014 “Outstanding Woman in Business” by the Worcester Business Journal. According to a release, Broussard was recognized for her leadership and contributions in the Central Massachusetts business community, having purchased the company in 2001 and guiding it through a series of […]

Lisec Restructures Management Team, Cuts Down by Two

Nov 20th, 2014

The new management team of the LiSEC Group: L-R Werner Mihatsch (CFO), Anton Walser (CTO), Othmar Sailer (CEO) and Peter Holzinger (CSO)

In a statement released today, Lisec announced the company will reduce its management from a six person team down to four. “As of the 1st November, the management at the LiSEC Group will be reduced from six to four people. In addition to Othmar Sailer (CEO), Peter Holzinger (chief sales officer), Anton Walser (chief technical […]

Single-Family Starts Up 4.2 Percent in October

Nov 20th, 2014

While there’s been a lot of bad news for single-family housing recently, the new report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau is a positive one, according National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Single-family housing production in October reached its highest level since November 2013, while the more […]

Win-door Newscast: Windows, Wood and More

Nov 20th, 2014

In today’s DWM coverage of the Win-door show we feature a new screen system, a rapidly growing wood product and a new tool for identifying low-E coatings, and glass and laminate thicknesses. We also take a look at two products that are an ideal fit for the Canadian market. Click HERE to watch the video […]

Win-door Celebrates 20 Years

Nov 19th, 2014

In today’s video newscast see how Win-door North America is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The show kicked off last night with networking and a variety of products on display. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.

Winter Wonder: Builders Gain Confidence in November

Nov 18th, 2014

Heading into the winter months, single-family homebuilder confidence is actually rising, not falling. That’s according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), which has builders’ confidence up to a level of 58 points. “Growing confidence among consumers is what’s fueling this optimism among builders,” says NAHB chairman Kevin Kelly, […]

Window Repairman Sentenced for Stealing from Customer’s Home

Nov 17th, 2014

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Some people sleep on the job, others steal. A repairman of Rivertown Window in Caledonia, Mich., will soon be sentenced for stealing jewelry worth around $10,000 from a woman’s bedroom last July. As soon as the police brought him here, he was fired on the spot,” said Pat Strzelecki, owner. “It was a total shock. […]