Posts Tagged ‘ DWM ’

Contractor Advises ‘Proactive’ Approach in Seeking Talent

Dec 19th, 2014

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The supply and demand curve of talent in the building industry will further bend in the wrong direction if things don’t change soon. That was a hot topic recently as hundreds of construction industry members gathered in Las Vegas for the Painters and Allied Trades LMCI Finishing Industries Forum 2014. The panel focused on the […]

Roto Frank Celebrates 35 Years in North America

Dec 9th, 2014

Roto officials  celebrated 35 years in North America last week.

On December 4, Roto Frank of America Inc., celebrated its 35th anniversary in North America with a big shindig at its facility in Chester, Conn.

Free Admission to Glass Expo West™ for all Fenestration Day™ Attendees

Dec 8th, 2014

As an added bonus to all Fenestration Day™ 2015 attendees, your registration not only provides you with a full day of seminars from industry experts and networking opportunities with top suppliers and peers, it also includes complimentary entry into the Glass Expo West™ trade show (held concurrently) and access to the Welcoming Cocktail Party on the show floor.

Tague Lumber Moves to New Facility in Plumsteadville, Pa.

Dec 8th, 2014

On January 1, the Tague Lumber store in Doylestown, Pa., will move to a 35,000-square-foot facility a few miles away in Plumsteadville.

Report: Tariffs on Chinese Imports Boost U.S. Aluminum Extruders

Dec 8th, 2014

Roughly four years ago, the Department of Commerce imposed anti-dumping and countervailing duties on imports of aluminum extrusions from China to give domestic extruders a fairer share of the market. According to one study, it’s worked out well for U.S. extruders, though the contest is far from over.

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 […]