Posts Tagged ‘ Mathews Brothers ’

Former Mathews Brothers President Passes Away

Feb 3rd, 2014

John G. Hawthorne, 77, passed away Feb. 2, 2014, following a courageous fight with cancer. He was born July 22, 1936. Hawthorne joined Mathews Brothers in 1973 and became a partner with Peter Haddock in 1978. He became president of Mathews Brothers Co. in 1986 and worked to grow the door and window business, moving [...]

Mathews Brothers Wins Silver Collar Awards

Oct 1st, 2013

Many window manufacturing firms cite problems finding qualified labor and an aging workforce, but one window company was recently awarded for being a “senior-friendly business.” Maine’s State Workforce Investment Board’s Older Workers Committee announced that Mathews Brothers in Belfast, Maine, has been named one of the best employers for workers over the age of 50 [...]

Mathews Brothers Honored by Chamber

Nov 15th, 2012

Mathews Brothers Company, based in Belfast, Maine, was recently honored by the Belfast Chamber of Commerce with the Large Business of the Year award. “Mathews Brothers is a family owned business that started more than 150 years ago,” says Paul Doody, chamber president, when presenting the award. “Today, Scott Hawthorne is joined on his management [...]

Some Window Manufacturers Quickly Rebound Despite Hurricane’s Havoc

Oct 30th, 2012

While companies up and down the East Coast deal with the impacts of Hurricane Sandy, DWM caught up with a few window manufacturing companies today to see how they fared. Northeast Building Products in Philadelphia and Mathews Brothers in Belfast, Maine, made it through unscathed. This is good news as company representatives say business is [...]

Mathews Brothers Hosts Record Number of Visitors

Oct 12th, 2012

Special projects manager Kyle Hawthorne reviews some of the complexities involved in producing and shipping radius windows with members of the Maine Maritime Academy’s Loeb-Sullivan School of International Business.

Mathews Brothers hosted 90 visitors to its Belfast, Maine, facility recently due to a partnership with a local private college and “Timber Tour 2012,” sponsored by the Northeast Young Lumber Execs (NYLE) group of the Northeast Retail Lumbermen’s Association. “This summer, we started an advertising campaign, reaching out to the public at large to visit [...]

Tracking the Performance of R-5 Windows

Aug 10th, 2012

The window industry runs on numbers: U values, solar heat gain coefficients, R values and visual transmittance just to name a few. Throw in doubles, triples and surfaces of glass, and there is definitely a plethora of factors to consider when both making and purchasing a window. Even the Federal Trade Commission is cracking down [...]