Posts Tagged ‘ DWM magazine ’

Watch the DWM November Newscast for Final Coverage from Win-Door 2015

Nov 6th, 2015

The Win-door North America trade show wrapped up its three-day run in Toronto on Thursday. In this month’s newscast, attendees, exhibitors and show officials weigh in as we provide our final coverage. Click HERE to view the video in YouTube.

Win-Door Day 2: Knowledge and Networking

Nov 5th, 2015

The second day of the Win-door North America show in Toronto featured educational seminars on the fenestration industry and lots of opportunities for members of the industry to connect. DWM was on the scene with all the highlights. Click HERE to view the video in YouTube.

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) […]

EU Commission Approves Saint-Gobain’s Bid to Acquire SIKA

Jul 24th, 2015


The European Commission has approved the proposed acquisition of Swiss specialty chemical company SIKA AG by French conglomerate Saint-Gobain.  “The Commission concluded that the proposed acquisition would not raise competition concerns because the combined market shares of the parties are moderate and a large number of competitors will remain active after the merger in all […]

Suspect’s Suicide Won’t Slow Investigation into PPG Industrial Espionage

Jul 24th, 2015


The suicide of Thomas Rukavina, a former PPG Industries chemist accused in federal court in Pittsburgh with theft of trade secrets, won’t slow down the investigation into the case. “U.S. Attorney David Hickton in Pittsburgh said the FBI will continue to spearhead the spy probe but couldn’t be more specific due to the ‘sensitive nature’ of […]

Industry Leaders Tell Congress How to Achieve Efficiency

Jul 23rd, 2015


Sustainable-building leaders had their chance to lobby for energy efficiency improvements and offered their takes on how to get there at a recent industry expo on Capitol Hill. Kiere DeGrandchamp, president of Gettysburg, Pa.-based High Performance Homes and one of four panelists at the Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Expo, said houses that reach […]

What Will A Glass Shortage Mean to the Fenestration Industry?

Jul 16th, 2015

In recent travels it seems that everyone is talking about an impending glass shortage. During the big downturn, many of our industry’s domestic float plants were shut down and now several more will soon need to be shut down for upgrades, which will exacerbate the situation. So what will this glass shortage mean to our […]

First Time, Repeat or Loyal Customer?

Jul 14th, 2015

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines the word “customer” as “one who buys the goods and services of a business” and “an individual with whom one must deal.”  “Loyalty” is defined as “faithfulness to obligations and to a person or thing deserving fidelity.” Without the customer, there is no business.  The customer provides a business with the […]

It’s Hurricane Season; Here’s What You Need to Know

Jun 1st, 2015


The Atlantic hurricane season begins today and runs through November 30, and the door and window industry wants to make sure its customers are ready. CGI Windows & Doors, a Florida-based manufacturer of fenestration products designed to resist the winds and water associated with these deadly storms, is among the many companies who want to […]

Premier Building Solutions Expands Sales Staff

May 15th, 2015

Premier Building Solutions Expands Sales Staff Premier Building Solutions has added three territory managers to its sales staff. Michael Dolan will cover the Pacific Northwest, which includes Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho, Alaska and Vancouver, Canada. Dolan has more than 21 years of experience selling to the building industry. Chris Kellis will manage the Midwest region. […]