Posts Tagged ‘ doors ’

Canadian Glass Association Obtains New Management Company

Jul 15th, 2014

The Canadian Glass Association (CGA), which provides support to the Canadian glass industry regarding building codes, standards and legislation, has selected Centric Management and Consulting to serve as its new management company. “The Canadian Glass Association is excited to work with Centric, as they also currently manage the Glass Association of North America (GANA),” says [...]

Ply Gem Hires New Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Window Division

Jul 15th, 2014

Ply Gem has appointed Eric Spence senior vice president of sales and marketing for the Ply Gem Windows group. The position is newly-created and is designed to expand Ply Gem Windows’ sales and marketing efforts, aligning the two functions under one common structure. Spence comes to Ply Gem from Empirical Sales Solutions LLC, where he [...]

Taking Action Against Counterfeiters

Jul 14th, 2014

A few years back, when you attended a trade show, all you seemed to see were signs on exhibitor booths warning, “No photos.” This is because many companies, and many of them from China, were attempting to copy American products. Now, it seems you see less of these signs and you don’t hear as many [...]

House Proposes Energy Savings and Building Efficiency Act

Jul 14th, 2014

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In a rare display of bipartisanship, House Reps. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.) introduced a resolution aimed at increasing buildings’ energy efficiency. According to a press release on Blackburn’s website, H.R. 5027, or the Energy Savings and Building Efficiency Act, will “increase transparency and cost-effectiveness in the development of model energy codes” by [...]

Sierra Pacific Industries Announces Kendall Pierson as President of Sierra Pacific Windows

Jul 11th, 2014

Kendall Pierson has been promoted to the position of president of the windows division of Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI). George Emmerson, president of SPI, sees Pierson’s promotion as highly strategic in a time when the company expects growth. “We need [Pierson’s] experience and proven leadership skills to guide our window division throughout our acquisition and [...]

NFRC Student Film Contest Entries Due August 1

Jul 11th, 2014

The submission deadline for the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) 25th Anniversary Student Film Contest is now less than a month away. NFRC encourages college students in the U.S. and Canada to submit entries by August 1 at 11:59 pm to be considered for one of three cash scholarship prizes. Prizes will be awarded as [...]

Arcadia Purchases Assets of Architectural Traditions and Launches New Division

Jul 10th, 2014

Arcadia Inc., a Los Angles based commercial aluminum and steel window and door manufacturer, has purchased the assets of Architectural Traditions, a residential wood and steel door and window manufacturer located in Tucson, Ariz. This move marks the expansion of the company into the residential market, and it has launched a new division: Arcadia Custom, [...]

Give Me an Attitude … Please!

Jul 10th, 2014

When I was growing up, my dad would tell me more often that I care to admit, “Son, don’t give me an attitude!” It was usually when I was doing something that was contrary to what he wanted me to do. If he wanted the grass cut and I thought that I had a better [...]

Quantum Windows & Doors Elects New President

Jul 10th, 2014

The board of directors at Quantum Windows & Doors has elected Melissa Benton as its new president. Benton assumed the role as of May 1, 2014.  She has been with Quantum since 2003 and has worked in both the operational and production roles within the company. Ed Stroman, chairman of the board of directors, is [...]

Pleotint Teams with Gilkey for Distribution Partnership

Jul 9th, 2014

Pleotint LLC has formed a distribution partnership with Gilkey Window Company that will allow Gilkey to offer Suntuitive glass with its full product line. Gilkey, a 33-year-old family-owned company, specializes in the manufacturing and installation of custom windows and doors, serving Cincinnati; Chicago; Dayton, Ohio; and Lexington and Louisville, Ky. “Suntuitive glass is the perfect [...]