Posts Tagged ‘ DWM ’

Premier Building Solutions Expands Sales Staff

May 15th, 2015

Premier Building Solutions Expands Sales Staff Premier Building Solutions has added three territory managers to its sales staff. Michael Dolan will cover the Pacific Northwest, which includes Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho, Alaska and Vancouver, Canada. Dolan has more than 21 years of experience selling to the building industry. Chris Kellis will manage the Midwest region. […]

New AAMA Forecast Will Make Window Installers, Manufacturers Happy

May 1st, 2015

Demand for windows in new housing is through the roof. That’s according to the American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s (AAMA) 2014/2015 U.S. Industry Statistical Review and Forecast. This report delivers information on door, window and skylight market trends and product relationships. Total housing starts continued their growth curve in 2014 with strong gains—particularly in the multifamily […]

PPG Reports 1 Percent Net Sales Increase in First Quarter

Apr 20th, 2015

PPG Industries reported its first quarter 2015 net sales from continuing operations were $3.7 billion, up 1 percent versus the prior year, according to a release from the company. Net sales in local currencies grew 8 percent year-over-year, including a 7 percent contribution from acquisition-related sales and a 1 percent improvement in sales volume. According […]

Kolbe “Continuously Improves” Operations at its Home Base

Mar 5th, 2015

In 2005, Wausau, Wisc.-based Kolbe launched its continuous improvement program. Now, ten years later, the door and window maker says a thousand  improvements have taken place, affecting efficiency and allowing Kolbe to handle greater volume without lowering standards, according to a company statement. The program has resulted in 325,000 square feet of floor space being […]

Sales Up But Income Down for Huttig Building Products in 2014

Mar 2nd, 2015

The industry is on an upward trend, and Huttig Building Products has followed suit—at least in sales. The distributor of building materials reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and year of 2014, which show the company sold more than the previous year but also made some investments that ultimately hurt its income. Report highlights […]

AmesburyTruth Sells Its Non-Fenestration Custom Extrusion Business

Feb 27th, 2015

Amesbury introduced some new product lines.

AmesburyTruth is doing away with its non-fenestration products and sticking exclusively to doors and windows. The manufacturer has agreed to sell its non-fenestration custom extrusion business in Ontario, Calif. to La Habra, Calif.-based VIP Rubber and Plastic Products. Under the terms of the agreement, AmesburyTruth will retain the fenestration custom extrusion business as well as […]

Host Hotel Discounts End in One Week for Fenestration Day™ 2015 Attendees

Feb 19th, 2015

Fenestration Day™ 2015 is set to take place March 19 at the Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center in Irvine, Calif. Once again sponsored by Door and Window Market (DWM) magazine, the event offers attendees the chance to save big on their hotel stay. Our host hotel, the Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center, is offering attendees a discounted […]

If You’ve Replaced One of These Recently, You Actually Made Your Customer Money

Jan 26th, 2015

Simpson will showcase a variety of its products including its Craftsman line.

Replace an entry door with a steel one lately? Chances are, your customer will recoup more money than they spent on the job. That’s according to Remodeling Magazine’s Cost vs. Value 2015 report, which has a 20-gauge steel entry door ranked at the top of the list with 102 percent of the cost recouped. According […]

Contractor Advises ‘Proactive’ Approach in Seeking Talent

Dec 19th, 2014

walking window

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.