Posts Tagged ‘ doors ’

#DWMSocial: See What the Industry is Posting Online

Aug 24th, 2015

DWM magazine recently started its #DWMSocial project on Twitter to showcase what industry members are doing around the world. Here’s some of what’s been going on this week. First up: Minnkota Windows showed off this door:   Excited to be fabricating the @Rehau Tilt & Slide Patio Door. Available in white and 4 woodgrain options. #DWMSocial […]

See What the Industry is Posting Online

Aug 17th, 2015

Last week, DWM magazine started its #DWMSocial project to show off what industry members were doing around the world. Here’s some of what’s been going on. Keeping up with the trends, here’s a home in the U.K. with the latest in window technology:   Kitchen window inspiration #interiordesign #decor #ideas #interior #design #kitchen #window […]

Here’s What the Industry is Posting About this Week

Aug 10th, 2015

More and more people are turning to social media for their news nowadays. Thus, DWM magazine took a look at what people are saying about doors and windows and how it relates to the industry at large. Here’s a home improvement project out of Atlanta: #doorInstallation #atlanta #homeimprovements #semperfilogistics — Semper Fi Logistics (@Semperfilog) […]

New AAMA Forecast Will Make Window Installers, Manufacturers Happy

May 1st, 2015

Demand for windows in new housing is through the roof. That’s according to the American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s (AAMA) 2014/2015 U.S. Industry Statistical Review and Forecast. This report delivers information on door, window and skylight market trends and product relationships. Total housing starts continued their growth curve in 2014 with strong gains—particularly in the multifamily […]

Fortune Brands Readjusts its Outlook After Q1 Results

May 1st, 2015

Fortune Brands released its first quarter 2015 results recently, which showed “moderate growth,” according to company CEO Chris Klein. Klein says the results were “as we expected,” but the teams delivered “profit growth that was right on plan … We continue to anticipate accelerating new construction activity in the second half of the year. Based […]

PPG Reports 1 Percent Net Sales Increase in First Quarter

Apr 20th, 2015

PPG Industries reported its first quarter 2015 net sales from continuing operations were $3.7 billion, up 1 percent versus the prior year, according to a release from the company. Net sales in local currencies grew 8 percent year-over-year, including a 7 percent contribution from acquisition-related sales and a 1 percent improvement in sales volume. According […]

Sales Up But Income Down for Huttig Building Products in 2014

Mar 2nd, 2015

The industry is on an upward trend, and Huttig Building Products has followed suit—at least in sales. The distributor of building materials reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and year of 2014, which show the company sold more than the previous year but also made some investments that ultimately hurt its income. Report highlights […]

WDMA Announces its First National Architectural Door Conference

Jan 22nd, 2015

The Window & Door Manufacturers Association’s (WDMA) National Architectural Door Council (NADC) announced its first National Architectural Door Conference will take place on April 29 in Baltimore. The conference will precede the Door and Hardware Institute (DHI) Convention and take place in the same location, the Baltimore Convention Center. “We are excited to hold the […]

New Products, Growth and Good News Reported at Win-door

Dec 1st, 2014


When Win-door North America wrapped up before those in the U.S. celebrated Thanksgiving, it was evident that door and window companies in both the U.S. and Canada have a lot for which to be thankful. Chris Dimou, president Roto North America, reported that business has doubled organically in the last five years. “It’s encouraging to […]

Guest Blog: Being Comfortable with Feeling Uncomfortable

Oct 14th, 2014

If you are not uncomfortable in business, chances are you have settled into the sea of sameness of the industry. This comfort brings a maintenance mode of doing business; you merely grow or decline in parallel with the overall organic industry. People in this mode who want year over year growth usually resort to an […]