Posts Tagged ‘ DWM magazine ’

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 [...]

LaCantina Earns ‘Best in Show’ Honors at 2014 AIA Convention

Jul 9th, 2014

LaCantina Doors made its first-ever exhibition at the AIA Convention count this year, earning Best in Show for its booth design. The 800-square-foot booth featured the company’s folding doors, a new class of multi-slide and full range of swing doors, emphasizing aesthetics and innovative designs in creating open spaces that highlighted both commercial and residential [...]

UK-Based Bi-Fold Door Maker Ready to Tackle U.S. Market

Jul 8th, 2014

Origin president Ben Halvorsen (center) talks with Venice Chamber of Commerce CEO John Ryan and Venice mayor John Holic at the local opening of Origin’s new U.S. headquarters in April.

UK-based aluminum bi-fold door maker Origin has opened its first U.S. headquarters in Venice, Fla. According to Origin USA president Ben Halvorsen, the reasons for expansion across the pond were many. “First, America is still the best place in the world to do business,” he says, adding that the U.S. provides “plenty of room in [...]

Roto Frank of America Celebrates 35th Anniversary

Jul 8th, 2014

This year will mark 35 years of business for Roto Frank of America. The company, based in Chester, Ct., houses Roto’s administration, engineering, manufacturing and distribution departments for its North American and European hardware. The company notes that it has underwent some changes in the past few years, namely the fact that Roto Frank of [...]

PRYSM Marketing Celebrates 25 Years with New Logo

Jul 8th, 2014

PRYSM Marketing Inc. based in Doylestown, Pa., has unveiled a new logo to celebrate its first 25 years in business. Exclusively serving the door and window business and door market segment since 1989, founder Ed Robinson says he has seen a lot of changes. “The window industry should be proud of continuously evolving with new products [...]

All Weather Windows Wins 2014 Best Overall Workplace Award

Jul 8th, 2014

All Weather Windows has received the Best Overall Workplace Award at the seventh annual examination of Alberta’s Best Workplaces by Alberta Venture. The 2014 Best Workplaces Conference and Award Ceremony took place on May 21, 2014, with the theme of the conference celebrating businesses that foster and create high performance employees. All Weather Windows was [...]

Sierra Pacific Industries Announces Intent to Acquire Hurd Windows and Doors

Jul 7th, 2014

Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI) has entered into an agreement to purchase Hurd and Superseal Windows and Doors from Longroad Asset Management LLC.  This purchase will add manufacturing capacity, a skilled workforce, additional product lines, and immediate exposure to Central and Eastern U.S. and international markets for the window division of Sierra Pacific Industries, according to [...]

Cascade CEO Excited to Bring “Strong Company” Into the Fold

Jul 7th, 2014

Randy Emerson, CEO of Cascade, was inspired by his employees' reaction to the Paramount acquisition.

Randy Emerson, CEO and president of Cascade Windows, says the employees at Paramount Windows and Cascade are so positive about the acquisition that there were “high fives and fist bumps” during the introductory meetings. “The employees are so excited to be part of this thing,” says Emerson. “They are thrilled to have leadership with clear [...]