Posts Tagged ‘ DWM magazine ’

Free Admission to Glass Expo West™ for all Fenestration Day™ Attendees

Dec 8th, 2014

As an added bonus to all Fenestration Day™ 2015 attendees, your registration not only provides you with a full day of seminars from industry experts and networking opportunities with top suppliers and peers, it also includes complimentary entry into the Glass Expo West™ trade show (held concurrently) and access to the Welcoming Cocktail Party on the show floor.

Tague Lumber Moves to New Facility in Plumsteadville, Pa.

Dec 8th, 2014

On January 1, the Tague Lumber store in Doylestown, Pa., will move to a 35,000-square-foot facility a few miles away in Plumsteadville.

Report: Tariffs on Chinese Imports Boost U.S. Aluminum Extruders

Dec 8th, 2014

Roughly four years ago, the Department of Commerce imposed anti-dumping and countervailing duties on imports of aluminum extrusions from China to give domestic extruders a fairer share of the market. According to one study, it’s worked out well for U.S. extruders, though the contest is far from over.

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 […]

DOE Sets New Green Standards for Federal Buildings

Oct 13th, 2014

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a rule aimed at ensuring federal buildings use proper energy certifications. The rule, which goes into effect November 13, ensures that in cases where agencies choose to use green building certification systems to meet federal sustainability and energy standards, they must select a system that verifies enhanced energy […]

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 […]

Masco to Spin Off Installation and Services Division, Restructure Company

Oct 2nd, 2014

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After a two-decade-long investment in its “Installation and Other Services” division, Masco Corp., parent company of Millgard Windows and Doors, announced it will spin 100 percent of the division off to another company. The board of directors approved the decision, recommended by president and CEO Keith Allman. “Today’s transformative actions reflect our continued commitment to […]

ITUS Corp. and Quaker Windows Reach Settlement

Oct 2nd, 2014

Quaker Windows and ITUS Corp. have avoided a court-administered ruling, as the two companies have reached a settlement agreement. The agreement is related to J-Channel Industries Corp.’s patented window frame technology and effectively resolves the patent infringement lawsuit filed against Quaker, which will be dismissed. “This is the 6th J-Channel agreement that we have entered […]

Fortune Brands Authorizes Repurchasing $250 Million of its Own Shares

Oct 2nd, 2014

Fortune Brands is confident in its own ability to make money. That conclusion can be drawn by the company’s board of directors authorizing the repurchase of up to $250 million of shares of its common stock over the next two years. Fortune Brands continues to act on its strategy for utilizing free cash flow and […]

Builders FirstSource Completes Acquisition of Trim Tech of Austin

Oct 2nd, 2014

Another acquisition is in the bag for Builders FirstSource Inc. The company has purchased Trim Tech of Austin Inc., a Hutto, Texas-based company 30 miles northeast of Austin. “This purchase provides a unique opportunity for us to expand our footprint by acquiring one of the largest remaining independent millwork suppliers in the greater Austin area,” […]