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 […]

AAMA Releases Updated Voluntary Specification for Sash Balances

Jul 31st, 2014

-+*The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has released “Voluntary Specification for Sash Balances” (AAMA 902-14), which establishes the requirements for the materials, testing and performance for sash balances used in hung-type windows. It also provides rating criteria and test procedures for qualifying balances to two performance levels and six MAF Classifications. “The original goal was […]

All Weather Windows Wins 2014 Best Overall Workplace Award

Jul 8th, 2014

-+*All Weather Windows has received the Best Overall Workplace Award at the seventh annual examination of Alberta’s Best Workplaces by Alberta Venture. The 2014 Best Workplaces Conference and Award Ceremony took place on May 21, 2014, with the theme of the conference celebrating businesses that foster and create high performance employees. All Weather Windows was […]

Seven Point Equity Partners Acquires RiteScreen

Jun 17th, 2014

-+*Seven Point Equity Partners LLC, an investment firm with extensive experience in the building materials sector, has completed the acquisition of The RiteScreen Company LLC from  J.T. Walker Industries Inc. Seven Point says this creates the largest standalone supplier of fabricated screens for the North American door, window and commercial ventilation markets. According to Seven […]