Posts Tagged ‘ Kolbe ’

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 […]

Video: Halls are Packed and Products Wow at IBS Vegas

Jan 21st, 2015

*+-The International Builders’ Show is back–the halls are full of attendees looking for the latest in home products–including doors and windows. Today’s video showcases three new products from major manufacturers. The show continues through Thursday. Stay tuned to dwmmag.com for continued video coverage. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.

Kolbe’s Brett Danke Promoted to Director of Manufacturing

May 12th, 2014

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*+-Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork Co. Inc.  promoted Brett Danke to serve as director of manufacturing. He will work closely with Kolbe’s vice president of manufacturing, Keith Koenig, to oversee the company’s manufacturing facilities in Wausau and its continuous improvement efforts. For the past six years, Danke has served as Kolbe’s facility services manager responsible for inside and outside maintenance, electrical, machine […]

Kolbe Promotes Berens to General Counsel

May 7th, 2014

*+-Kolbe & Kolbe announced it promoted Shannon Berens to general counsel. Berens, who advises the company’s executive leadership team on legal and business matters, most recently served as Kolbe’s assistant general counsel and previously, as corporate counsel. She worked in private practice prior to joining Kolbe in 2010. A University of Wisconsin (UW) alumna, Berens […]

Energy and Optimism Abounds as Builders’ Show Opens in Vegas

Feb 4th, 2014

Kolbe unveils the VistaLuxe Collection which draws on contemporary styles.

*+-The International Builders’ Show opened this morning in Las Vegas, and if the signs in rising housing starts and rising attitudes, are any indication, the event should be one filled with good news and innovative products. Many members of the door and window industry are in attendance and industry suppliers have a wide variety of […]

Kolbe’s Windows Awarded Energy Star Most Efficient in 2014

Jan 31st, 2014

*+-Kolbe’s windows have been recognized as a most efficient product in The Energy Star® Most Efficient 2014 designation. “Kolbe products are designed for today’s stricter building codes and standards for energy efficiency, as well as the energy requirements for green building rating systems,” says Kolbe’s executive vice president Jeff De Lonay. “You can tailor our products to meet the energy-efficiency level you want […]

IBS Delivers with Products and Crowds

Jan 28th, 2013

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*+-The International Builders’ Show (IBS) was packed with attendees and a palpable feeling of optimism and excitement. The show was held in Las Vegas last week and exhibitors had a variety of products on display. Windows, Doors and Skylights Ply Gem expanded its booth from 6,000 square feet to 9,000—a feat that required a year […]

AIA Show Gives Snapshot of Market

May 18th, 2012

*+-There always seems to be one key word or phrase that comes out of any event; you know, the word you hear the most when talking to exhibitors and attendees. At AIA it was thermal efficiency. When describing the company’s new swing door, Miguel Chavez, Fleetwood Windows and Doors, said it introduced a new swing […]

Flexibility and Variety Reign at AIA

May 18th, 2012

*+-“We have a little bit of everything in our booth,” said Miguel Chavez, Fleetwood Windows and Doors. That also seemed to accurately sum up the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Convention, which opened yesterday in Washington, D.C. From trim products to lumber to glass and windows, the event offered a little bit of everything to […]

Exhibitors Showcase Latest Innovations, from Hardware to Doors and More

Feb 8th, 2012

*+-The International Builders’ Show opened today at the Orlando Convention Center, and while the show may be somewhat smaller compared to years past there are still plenty of door and window industry companies on hand featuring new products and innovations, from hardware to moveable fenestration systems. In the Schlage booth the company showed just how […]