Posts Tagged ‘ Milgard ’

Milgard® Windows Used in Department of Energy’s 2013 Winning Challenge Home

Feb 4th, 2014

Milgard recently was recognized as a contributing partner of New Town Homes, a Grand Winner at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Challenge Home awards. New Town Builders installed Style Line™ Series in the zero energy-ready home. Going above and beyond Energy Star® requirements, New Town Builders announced in 2012 that every home it builds [...]

Milgard’s Day of Caring Helps Children with Back-to-School Needs

Aug 10th, 2012

Milgard Windows & Doors celebrated its 50th anniversary by hosting a company-wide Day of Caring. On Saturday, August 4, each Milgard location sponsored 25-50 children for their back-to-school needs. Volunteers from Milgard locations in Tacoma, Wash.; Sacramento, Hollister, Simi Valley and Temecula, California; and Denver teamed with the Salvation Army to escort underprivileged children through [...]

Door and Window Companies Make the Fortune 500

Jun 1st, 2012

Earlier this month, Fortune magazine released its annual list of the top 500 U.S. companies – among the top rankings for 2011 are companies representing all facets of the door and window industry including several suppliers, many of whom are in the chemical sector, as well as companies including Home Depot and Masco, parent company [...]

AAMA Revises Field Testing Requirements for Newly Installed Fenestration Products

May 4th, 2012

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has published AAMA 502-12, “Voluntary Specification for Field Testing of Newly Installed Fenestration Products.” This updated specification establishes the requirements for field test specimens, apparatus, sampling, test procedures and test reports to be used in verifying the air infiltration resistance performance and water penetration resistance performance of newly installed [...]

Milgard to Close More Plants

Nov 8th, 2011

In response to the challenging economy and state of the new residential construction and remodeling industries, Milgard Windows and Doors will close its Hollister, Calif., and Phoenix, Ariz., facilities. The company previously announced the closing of its Chicago facility. “Milgard will continue to provide products and services to all markets served by the Hollister and [...]

Milgard to Close Chicago Operations

Oct 18th, 2011

Milgard announced in a letter to its Chicago customers that it will be closing its Chicago operations over the next 60 days. New orders will be accepted up to Friday, October 21, 2011, according to the letter sent to customers on October 17. “The extended slowdown in the new construction and replacement window channel has [...]

Disgruntled Employee Causes Damage at Milgard Plant

Sep 20th, 2011

An employee at Milgard Windows’ plant in Fife, Wash., broke into the company’s plant and went on a destructive rampage on Sunday, according to a local news report. While local coverage of the story has estimated the damage at approximately $1 million, Kathleen Vokes, director of communications for Milgard parent company Masco Corp, told DWM [...]