Posts Tagged ‘ DWM magazine ’

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 [...]

Partisan Politics Stall Productivity

Jul 7th, 2014

We are officially 75 percent through the reign of the 113th Congress, and to many the end can’t come soon enough. Predictions that it would become one of the least productive in U.S. history are coming true with the next six months slated to be monopolized by campaigning for mid-term elections and fundraising. Congress Enacted [...]

Builders FirstSource Acquires Certain Assets of Slone Lumber Company

Jul 7th, 2014

Builders FirstSource Inc., has purchased Houston, Texas-based Slone Lumber Co. Inc. The transaction closed on June 30, 2014. Slone is a full-line building materials supplier with sales of approximately $17 million in 2013. Slone’s product offerings include lumber, engineered beams, interior and exterior door units, moulding, trim and cabinets. Slone also offers installation services on exterior doors, [...]

New Texas Facility a ‘Significant Milestone’ for YKK AP America

Jul 7th, 2014

YKK AP America has a plan, and this week marked a major part of its unfolding. The company announced Tuesday it has opened the doors to its new, 105,000-square-foot Texas facility in the Dallas/Fort Worth Area—a major expansion move by the company. “This one is actually pretty unique for us,” says YKK AP senior vice [...]

AGC Teams up with Obeikan for Solar Control Glass Coating Venture

Jul 7th, 2014

AGC announced its consolidated subsidiary, AGC Glass Europe (AGEU), has signed a letter of intent with Obeikan Glass Company, a Saudi Arabian glass manufacturer, to establish a solar control glass coating joint venture. The processing line for temperable solar control glass coating will be built in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia, where Obeikan Glass already operates the [...]