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DWM Magazine Named an ASBPE Silver Winner

Aug 28th, 2015

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Door and Window Market magazine (DWM) took home the silver for webcast series in the Mid Atlantic region American Society of Business Publication Editors’ (ASBPE) awards, affectionately known as the Azbee awards. The award was received during a ceremony held today in Washington, D.C. Editor/Publisher Tara Taffera, video producer Chris Bunn and vice president of […]

See What the Industry is Posting Online

Aug 17th, 2015

Last week, DWM magazine started its #DWMSocial project to show off what industry members were doing around the world. Here’s some of what’s been going on. Keeping up with the trends, here’s a home in the U.K. with the latest in window technology:   Kitchen window inspiration http://t.co/wqiOCFbm6v #interiordesign #decor #ideas #interior #design #kitchen #window […]

Builders’ Confidence at a Nine-Year High

Aug 17th, 2015

Builders in the U.S. are more confident than they have been since November 2005. That’s according to the August National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI), which rose one point to a level of 61. “The fact the builder confidence has been in the low 60s for three straight months shows […]

Suspect’s Suicide Won’t Slow Investigation into PPG Industrial Espionage

Jul 24th, 2015

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The suicide of Thomas Rukavina, a former PPG Industries chemist accused in federal court in Pittsburgh with theft of trade secrets, won’t slow down the investigation into the case. “U.S. Attorney David Hickton in Pittsburgh said the FBI will continue to spearhead the spy probe but couldn’t be more specific due to the ‘sensitive nature’ of […]

Thanks to Multifamily Production, Housing Starts Are Way Up

Jul 17th, 2015

  Thanks to a steep jump in multifamily production, nationwide housing starts rose 9.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.174 million units in June, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department. Multifamily production was up 29.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual […]

What Will A Glass Shortage Mean to the Fenestration Industry?

Jul 16th, 2015

In recent travels it seems that everyone is talking about an impending glass shortage. During the big downturn, many of our industry’s domestic float plants were shut down and now several more will soon need to be shut down for upgrades, which will exacerbate the situation. So what will this glass shortage mean to our […]

First Time, Repeat or Loyal Customer?

Jul 14th, 2015

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines the word “customer” as “one who buys the goods and services of a business” and “an individual with whom one must deal.”  “Loyalty” is defined as “faithfulness to obligations and to a person or thing deserving fidelity.” Without the customer, there is no business.  The customer provides a business with the […]

Florida to Test Windows to Silence Loud Trains

Jul 10th, 2015

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There’s nothing like waking up to the sound of a train’s horn—and Sanford, Fla., residents have had enough of it. The SunRail train station, operated by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), has been waking up the locals since its May 2014 inception, some as early as 4 a.m., according to the Orlando Sentinal. So […]

McKenna Fills PPG’s National Architectural Manager Role in the Southeast

Jul 9th, 2015

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Nathan McKenna has been named national architectural manager for PPG Industries’ flat glass business in the Southeast region. In this role he will manage Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and most of Florida. Prior to PPG, McKenna worked at Columbia Commercial Building Products in Dallas, where he served as glass division manager. Glenn T. Miner, […]

It’s Hurricane Season; Here’s What You Need to Know

Jun 1st, 2015

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The Atlantic hurricane season begins today and runs through November 30, and the door and window industry wants to make sure its customers are ready. CGI Windows & Doors, a Florida-based manufacturer of fenestration products designed to resist the winds and water associated with these deadly storms, is among the many companies who want to […]