Posts Tagged ‘ Andersen Corp. ’

Andersen Announces Executive Change at Silver Line Window Division

Apr 27th, 2012

Andersen Corp. has named Phil Donaldson acting president for Silver Line Building Products. Andersen acquired the vinyl window division in 2006. Donaldson fills the interim role following the retirement of Silver Line president Randy Iles. Donaldson will maintain his role as Andersen Corp.’s CFO and executive vice president during an external search. “We have a [...]

Andersen Corp. Announces Fleet Conversion to Natural Gas

Mar 29th, 2012

Andersen Corp. is celebrating the grand opening of a new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station near its Menomonie, Wis., plant. Located at the Cedar County Cooperative Cenex, the announcement notes that this station provides a new alternative fuel source for Andersen as it begins to convert its transportation fleet to CNG, reducing both operating [...]

Labor Department Announces Grants for Laid-Off Andersen Workers

Mar 22nd, 2012

The U.S. Department of Labor announced a $656,098 grant to provide employment-related assistance to about 150 workers laid off in November and December 2011 by Andersen Corp. A majority of the affected individuals worked at the company’s Bayport, Minn., facility, and a few worked at the Renewal by Andersen facility in Cottage Grove, Minn. “Even [...]

Industry Companies Receive ENERGY STAR Recognitions

Mar 2nd, 2012

A number of ENERGY STAR fenestration-industry companies have been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. ProVia was named a 2012 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Product Manufacturer, and both Andersen Corp. and Saint-Gobain have received ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence awards. The 2012 Partner of the Year Awards are given to manufacturers and [...]

Door, Window and Skylight Executives Request Extension of Energy Efficient Tax Credit

Mar 1st, 2012

Nineteen executives of the nation’s door, window and skylight companies have sent a joint letter to Congress urging a robust extension of the residential energy efficient (25C) tax credit that expired at the end of 2011. According to an announcement from the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA), the executives are urging lawmakers to extend [...]

Andersen Adds VP of Marketing Position

Oct 11th, 2011

Andersen Corp. has named Salvatore Abbate in its newly created position of senior vice president of sales and marketing. Abbate will be responsible for leading the development of sales and marketing strategies, initiatives and programs that result in revenue growth and competitive advantage within channels and customer segments. He reports to chief sales and marketing [...]

Andersen Corp. to Divest Dashwood Industries; to Open New Distribution Center

Nov 15th, 2010

Andersen Corp. announced last week that it has signed a letter of intent to sell one of its companies, Dashwood Industries Inc., in Centralia, Ontario, Canada, which manufactures vinyl windows and entry door systems. The purchasers are four current managers at Dashwood who intend to continue to operate the company and market its products within Ontario. [...]