Posts Tagged ‘ DWM magazine ’

Vi-Lux Building Products Expands Extrusion Capacity

Apr 8th, 2014

In response to the increase in customer demand over the past several years, Vi-Lux Building Products Inc., based in Napanee, Ontario, increased its extrusion capacity to meet the growing demand and ensure production’s ability to support the new requirements. In the last several years, extrusion capacity has increased by 60 percent. In March of 2014 [...]

Northern Building Products Changes Name to Northern Architectural Systems

Apr 8th, 2014

Northern Building Products adopted the name of its subsidiary, Northern Architectural Systems. The name change occurred concurrently with the merging of the two related companies. “The merger of our operations will make our entire portfolio of windows, doors, curtain[wall] and window walls, and storefront and entrance doors available to our customers from a single platform, [...]

Technoform Glass Insulation Expands Service in Western Canada

Apr 8th, 2014

Technoform Glass Insulation North America Inc. (TGI NA) is now working with Coniston Products Ltd., based in Delta, British Columbia, to provide service throughout Western Canada. Coniston is wholesale supplier of glass, mirrors, IG spacer bars and screen components, as well as related door and window components. “We’re looking forward to working with Coniston to [...]

2014 Bills to Watch

Apr 7th, 2014

Many sources allege that the 113th Congress (2013-2015) is on pace to be the least productive in history. According to www.govtrack.us, there are 7,829 bills and resolutions currently before the United States Congress and, of those, only about 5 percent will become law. Despite a lack of confidence in Congress’s ability to get things done, [...]

Quanex Promotes Vince Warne to Technical Services Director

Apr 7th, 2014

Quanex Building Products promoted Vince Warne to director of technical services. Warne is an industry veteran, previously working as part of the Quanex Insulating Glass Systems team and serving in many roles, including production supervisor, standard spacer business unit manager, operations manager and process engineering manager. “Quanex has always focused on advancing the technical support [...]

Colorado Distributor Moves into New Facility

Apr 7th, 2014

Denver-based Colorado Sunroom & Window Distributors moved into a brand new centrally located Denver facility at 641 South Jason Street. “Our new facility takes us to a new level of professionalism,” says company founder, Tom Thompson Jr. “The showroom features state of the art window, door, sunroom and patio cover products.” The company plans to [...]

PGT Industries Selected to Barron’s 400 Index

Apr 7th, 2014

PGT Industries has been selected to the 2014 Barron’s 400 Index for the second consecutive semester. The measure of U.S. securities is made up of the 400 strongest and most promising stocks in North America, out of more than 6,000, that score the highest when evaluated against the rigorous and fundamentals-based criteria. “PGT Industries’ recognition [...]

WDMA Members Take to Capitol Hill

Apr 4th, 2014

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The EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (LRRP) continues to take center stage, when it comes to industry lobbying efforts. When members of the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) took to Capitol Hill this week they talked to lawmakers about the LRRP rule, while also asking them to support neutral green building systems [...]

How Much Does Price Play a Role?

Apr 3rd, 2014

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How much price weighs into the decision making process is what everyone wants to know. A recent research study performed by the Farnsworth Group looked at this very issue: Price Based Market Segmentation for Consumers and Professionals. The report provides information on the role of price in the marketplace. 425 online surveys were completed among [...]

Trulite Sells AWP Windows and Doors

Mar 20th, 2014

Trulite Sells AWP Windows and Doors AWP Windows and Doors, based in Medley, Fla., has a new owner today as Trulite Glass & Aluminum Solutions LLC sold the company to Deerpath Holdings, Lake Forest, Ill. AWP, which serves the South and Central Florida window market, offers everything from aluminum and vinyl impact windows to residential [...]