PGT Posts Big Third-Quarter Profit

Nov 6th, 2015

PGT reports that its third-quarter profits were 27 percent higher than the same period a year ago. The Florida-based manufacturer of hurricane-resistant fenestration products reported profits of $7.9 million, or 16 cents per share. In the third quarter of 2014, the company posted a profit of $6.2 million, or 12 cents per share,. Revenues totaled $100.7 million, an increase of  30.2 […]

Has the Multifamily Residential Market Matured?

Nov 5th, 2015

The multifamily construction sector has been growing rapidly for six years. But is the market finally maturing? Maybe, maybe not. But one thing seems certain—it won’t be dying off any time soon. Dodge Data & Analytics chief economist Robert Murray discussed the topic during last week’s 2016 Dodge Outlook Conference in Washington, D.C., upon the […]

Quanex Names Daniel Marston Territory Sales Manager

Nov 5th, 2015

Quanex Building Products has appointed Daniel Marston as territory sales manager for its North Central territory. Prior to joining Quanex, Marston spent 30 years with JELD-WEN where he held several roles, including vice president of operations, coordinating group manager, general manager and production manager. He also has experience in executive position at Newton Manufacturing, as […]

ET Foundation and Bonnell Aluminum Hold 2016 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition

Nov 5th, 2015

The ET Foundation and Bonnell Aluminum have opened the 2016 International Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition. The 2016 competition is divided into two classes: professional and student. Professional designers, engineers, and manufacturers along with students studying design and engineering at universities, colleges, technical schools and high schools around the world are invited to participate. The ET […]

Window World Honors Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Nov 5th, 2015

Window World recently participated in the St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer in honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. This event helped Window World’s charitable arm, Window World Cares, surpass the $5.3 million mark in funds raised for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Window World Cares, founded in 2008, supports the children and families […]

EPA Leads Focused Lead Paint Hazard Enforcement Effort in New Haven, Conn.

Nov 5th, 2015

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently led a focused enforcement effort to combat lead paint hazards in New Haven, Conn. Over a several-week period during the time of year when home renovation projects often occur, EPA conducted 49 inspections to assess whether contractors were complying with the lead paint “Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule.” […]

Dodge Outlook: More Construction Growth on the Way in 2016

Nov 3rd, 2015

The current construction expansion will continue through the coming year, according to projections by Dodge Data & Analytics. The company held its annual Dodge Outlook Conference in Washington, D.C., Friday, releasing its 2016 Outlook report as chief economist Robert Murray took the stage. Murray gave a presentation on the current state of the construction economy […]

Quanex Completes Woodcraft Industries Acquisition

Nov 3rd, 2015

Quanex Building Products Corp. has completed its acquisition of Woodcraft Industries. Woodcraft is a supplier of doors and components to leading original equipment manufacturers in the kitchen and bathroom cabinet industry. “I am very pleased to formally welcome Woodcraft to the Quanex team,” says Bill Griffiths, Quanex’s chairman, president and chief executive officer. “The combination […]

EPA Fines Two California-Based Companies for Lead Paint Violations

Nov 3rd, 2015

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently fined two companies, Calspec Enterprises Inc. and Waypoint Homes Inc., a total of $46,550 for failing to comply with federal lead-based paint rules at several residential properties in Southern California. “Lead-based paint is the main source of lead poisoning for children, which can cause learning disabilities and behavior […]

RSL Expands Sales Staff

Nov 2nd, 2015

RSL, a doorglass manufacturer based in Egg Harbor Township, N.J., has expanded its Midwest sales territory coverage for Kansas, Missouri and southern Illinois by hiring Jay Harms and Mark Fredericks of Heartland Sales. According to the company, Harms and Fredericks bring decades of experience to their new positions.