Are Your Products “Made in North America”? We Want to Hear From You

Aug 17th, 2015

Attention North American door and window manufacturers: Do you source and produce all (or most) of your products in North America? Then DWM wants to hear from you.  Last October, our “Made in America” feature was hugely popular, and this year, we want to expand it to include the rest of the continent. If you’ve […]

Infor CloudSuite Industrial Enterprise

Aug 5th, 2015

Infor’s upgraded edition of Infor CloudSuite Industrial Enterprise software, which lets manufacturing customers access applications within the cloud environment, is now available. Infor CloudSuite Industrial Enterprise provides capabilities in areas such as global finance, product design and configuration, project management, quality control, supply chain visibility, production operations, analytics, customer relationship management and material management. The newest version of […]

Sherwin-Williams SHER-NAR 5000 Coating

Jul 16th, 2015

Sherwin-Williams’ SHER-NAR 5000 is a weather-resistant dispersion coating for metal doors, windows, building trim and exterior building components. It employs Kynar 500 FSF (fluorosurfactant free) PVD. According to the company, that provides an environmentally responsible approach, as its base resin guards against chalking, pitting, chipping and premature aging and provides long-life protection for color and gloss. […]

PRYSM Marketing Expands Sales Team

May 19th, 2015

Aaron Elliott has joined the sales team at PRYSM Marketing. He is based in Atlanta and will be covering North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. PRYSM Marketing Inc. markets and sells component parts and related products to manufacturers of doors, windows and insulating glass in the eastern United States.

Ply Gem Suffers First-Quarter Losses

May 7th, 2015

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The recent harsh winter helped drive Ply Gem Holdings Inc. to a first-quarter loss of $48.9 million.  The company posted a loss of 53 cents per share, which was more than Wall Street analysts expected. Yahoo Finance reported that Zacks Investment Research predicted a loss of 38 cents per share. Ply Gem reported sales of […]

Brio USA Inc. Expands Sales Team

Mar 16th, 2015

Brio has hired two new business development managers. Niki Depew will cover the Western region and Brad Hogan is assigned to the Eastern region. Depew has more than 25 years of sales experience, most recently with Phantom Screens. Hogan has more than 15 years of sales experience, most recently with Richelieu Hardware. Brio, which has […]

Manufacturing Day Provides Opportunity for Education

Oct 3rd, 2014

Companies nationwide took part in Manufacturing Day to celebrate American-made products and manufacturing's contribution to the economy.

American manufacturing takes the spotlight nation-wide today as door and window companies everywhere celebrate the art of genuine production. Officially named MFG DAY, the annual celebration is meant to “address common misconceptions about manufacturing by giving manufacturers an opportunity to open their doors and show, in a coordinated effort, what manufacturing is – and what […]

NFRC Fall Meeting Early-Bird Deadline Sept. 5

Sep 5th, 2014

NFRC Fall Meeting Early-Bird Deadline Sept. 5 The deadline for the early-bird registration for the National Fenestration Rating Council’s (NFRC) Fall Membership Meeting, to be held in Victoria, British Columbia September 22-25, is Friday, September 5. The meeting schedule, registration, and other details can be found here. The event also hosts a virtual “follow along” […]

SIW Windows & Doors’ Website Gets a Makeover

Aug 18th, 2014

SIW Windows & Doors has launched its newly redesigned website. The site now enables potential clients to browse products by category, learn about the testing process used and view comparative analyses against other manufacturers’ products. Abe Lopez, CEO, views the website as a strategic way to set SIW apart from the competition. “Our new website […]

Manufacturing Day Events Expected to Exceed 1,500 in 2014

Aug 8th, 2014

More than 1,500 manufacturing events are estimated to take place nationally on the third-annual Manufacturing Day, held on Friday, Oct. 3, according to event co-producers. Manufacturing Day is designed to introduce people to the important role played by manufacturing in both local communities and the nation. The number of events has drastically increased, as Manufacturing […]