Posts Tagged ‘ DWM ’

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 […]

The Peak of the Selling Season Commences So Remember the Four L’s

Sep 29th, 2014

*+-We are now heading into the heart of the busy selling season, and for window manufacturers, the fall season is a bit like Christmastime to a retailer. It is time to pull out all the stops and sell! When it comes to selling, remember to arm your salespeople with the knowledge and sales aids to […]

Global Trade of Softwood Lumber Up Seven Percent

Sep 29th, 2014

*+-Softwood lumber global trade was up seven percent in the first half of 2014, with Russia, Germany and Sweden increasing shipments the most, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly (WRQ). The increase in trade is due to a higher demand for wood products following the global recession. The higher consumption of lumber has resulted in […]

Thompson Creek Windows Officially “Made in USA”

Sep 26th, 2014

*+-After a rigorous six-month process, Thompson Creek Window Company has had its windows officially certified as American-made. The certification – awarded by Made in USA Certified Inc. – required proof that the materials and goods used in Thompson Creek window manufacturing have been made in the United States. “Supporting local businesses and the U.S. economy […]

Scott Gates Named New Western Window Systems COO

Sep 26th, 2014

*+-Western Window Systems, a Phoenix, Ariz.-based designer and manufacturer of custom door and window systems, announced the promotion of Scott Gates to chief operating officer. Gates was previously the company’s vice president and general manager and has been with the company since 2010. In his new role, Gates will continue to be responsible for the […]

JobFLEX Announces First Expansion with New Headquarters

Sep 25th, 2014

*+-JobFLEX has announced its first expansion with the opening of its new headquarters in Rockford, Mich. The company says the expansion is necessary because it has had to add new staff to keep up with the growth of their product and customer base. Additionally, the Mich.-based tech start-up has debuted its national Partner Program to […]

New-Home Reach Highest Level Since 2008

Sep 25th, 2014

*+-Sales of newly-built, single-family homes increased 18 percent in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 504,000 units in August, the highest level in six years, according to newly released data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. “This robust level of new-home sales activity is a […]

North Carolina Low-E Building Code Loophole Shot Down by Review Commission

Sep 23rd, 2014

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*+-A temporary rule that allowed North Carolina permit holders to opt-out of using low-E fenestration products in residential construction has been rejected by the North Carolina Rules Review Commission (RRC). The Council recently enacted an emergency rule in the state’s residential building code that allowed builders to use non-low-E glass in areas where it poses […]

Fenzi President Dino Fenzi Passes Away

Sep 23rd, 2014

*+-Dr. Dino Fenzi, Fenzi Group’s president, president of Vitrum and honorary president of the Italian Association of Glass-Processing Machinery and Accessory Suppliers (GIMAV), passed away Monday. “Our Association has lost one of its founding members, but above all a great friend, who for over 30 years has dedicated his time and efforts to the growth of […]