Posts Tagged ‘ DWM ’

AEC Announces New Vice Chairman and Four New Extruder Directors

Apr 9th, 2014

The Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) held its annual election of officers and directors at the 65th Annual Meeting & Leadership Conference on March 19 in Coral Gables, Fla. Richard A. Merluzzi, CEO of Pennex Aluminum Co. in Wellsville, Pa., was re-elected to serve a one-year term as chair of the AEC. Matt McMahon, president of [...]

Vi-Lux Building Products Expands Extrusion Capacity

Apr 8th, 2014

In response to the increase in customer demand over the past several years, Vi-Lux Building Products Inc., based in Napanee, Ontario, increased its extrusion capacity to meet the growing demand and ensure production’s ability to support the new requirements. In the last several years, extrusion capacity has increased by 60 percent. In March of 2014 [...]

Do I Need New Doors and Windows?

Apr 8th, 2014

I received an unusual question from a client last week. They scheduled an appointment with me to get a price to replace the windows in their home. During my evaluation of their project I asked, “Why do you need new windows?” and “What do you want your new windows to do that your existing windows [...]

Kodiak Building Partners and Factory Builder Stores to Join Forces

Apr 8th, 2014

Colorado based Kodiak Building Partners announced today an agreement in principle for the purchase of substantially all the assets of Factory Builder Stores, a large independent specialty distributor of appliances and cabinets based in Houston, Texas. Kodiak chairman Paul Hylbert told DWM magazine, “We expect to expand our window distribution, our major product at Gulf [...]

Northern Building Products Changes Name to Northern Architectural Systems

Apr 8th, 2014

Northern Building Products adopted the name of its subsidiary, Northern Architectural Systems. The name change occurred concurrently with the merging of the two related companies. “The merger of our operations will make our entire portfolio of windows, doors, curtain[wall] and window walls, and storefront and entrance doors available to our customers from a single platform, [...]

Technoform Glass Insulation Expands Service in Western Canada

Apr 8th, 2014

Technoform Glass Insulation North America Inc. (TGI NA) is now working with Coniston Products Ltd., based in Delta, British Columbia, to provide service throughout Western Canada. Coniston is wholesale supplier of glass, mirrors, IG spacer bars and screen components, as well as related door and window components. “We’re looking forward to working with Coniston to [...]

2014 Bills to Watch

Apr 7th, 2014

Many sources allege that the 113th Congress (2013-2015) is on pace to be the least productive in history. According to www.govtrack.us, there are 7,829 bills and resolutions currently before the United States Congress and, of those, only about 5 percent will become law. Despite a lack of confidence in Congress’s ability to get things done, [...]

Quanex Promotes Vince Warne to Technical Services Director

Apr 7th, 2014

Quanex Building Products promoted Vince Warne to director of technical services. Warne is an industry veteran, previously working as part of the Quanex Insulating Glass Systems team and serving in many roles, including production supervisor, standard spacer business unit manager, operations manager and process engineering manager. “Quanex has always focused on advancing the technical support [...]

Latest NAHB Index Shows Recovery Spreads to Additional Markets

Apr 7th, 2014

Of the approximately 350 metro markets nationwide, 59 returned to or exceeded their last normal levels of economic and housing activity, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/First American Leading Markets Index (LMI), released today. This represents a net gain of 11 metros year over year. The index’s nationwide score ticked up to [...]

Colorado Distributor Moves into New Facility

Apr 7th, 2014

Denver-based Colorado Sunroom & Window Distributors moved into a brand new centrally located Denver facility at 641 South Jason Street. “Our new facility takes us to a new level of professionalism,” says company founder, Tom Thompson Jr. “The showroom features state of the art window, door, sunroom and patio cover products.” The company plans to [...]