Posts Tagged ‘ DWM ’

Stock Building Supply Announces 2014 Third Quarter Results

Oct 30th, 2014

Stock Building Supply Holdings, Inc. has good news for its investors. The company recently released its financial results for the third quarter, ended September 30, 2014. The highlights include: Net sales of $354.1 million, up 7.8 percent, compared to $328.5 million in the prior year period. Operating income of $8.4 million, compared to operating loss [...]

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,” [...]

Audsley Promoted to Senior Director of Engineering at SPI Window Division

Oct 2nd, 2014

Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI) has selected Rick Audsley to be its new senior director of engineering for SPI’s window division. “Rick is uniquely qualified to direct the engineering departments in our California and Wisconsin operations,” says president Kendall Pierson. “We are counting on him to play a significant role in integrating the products lines of [...]

Ring Ring Marketing Sponsors Fenestration Day™

Sep 30th, 2014

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Ring Ring Marketing has signed on as a sponsor for the fifth annual Fenestration Day™, sponsored by DWM magazine. The event will take place March 19, 2015 in Irvine, Calif. Fenestration Day brings together door and window manufacturers and dealers for joint educational sessions as well as individual sessions tailored to those groups. “With the [...]