Posts Tagged ‘ Simonton Windows ’

Passive Solar Home Heated for $2.50 a Day

Apr 14th, 2014

Seven years ago homeowner John Kosmer supervised the construction of his passive solar house in upstate New York. Since that time he’s averaged just $2.50 a day to heat his 4,000-square foot home. “Despite rising fuel costs and dropping outside temperatures, this house continues to perform remarkably,” says Kosmer. “This past winter has been especially [...]

Industry Educates Regarding Window Safety Week

Apr 10th, 2014

This week, April 6-12, is National Window Safety Week, sponsored by the National Safety Council, and some in the industry are doing their part to educate homeowners regarding this important topic. Simonton Windows reminds parents to be extremely cautious with open windows in the home. “Adults can never be too vigilant when it comes to [...]

Simonton Windows Offers New Master Consultant Sales Training

Apr 4th, 2014

Simonton Windows announced it now offers a free Master Consultant Sales Training course designed to strengthen in-home selling skills for remodelers and contractors. “This full-day course brings valuable tools and skills to anyone conducting in-home sales presentations to consumers,” says Doug DeLuca, national trainer with Simonton. “We’ll include a variety of role-playing customer scenarios plus [...]

Fortune Brands Windows & Doors Added 470 Jobs in 2013

Feb 20th, 2014

Fortune Brands Windows & Doors, which includes Therma-Tru Corp., Simonton Windows and Fypon, added 470 new jobs in 2013. The company says the job increases come as a result of increased sales of door, window and trim products for both new construction and “repair and remodel” markets in 2013. “Our door and window segment sales [...]

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 [...]

Mark Clark Appointed Plant Manager at Simonton’s Paris, Ill., Plant

Jan 28th, 2014

Simonton Windows has appointed Mark Clark as the new plant manager of its Paris, Ill., manufacturing facility. Clark, who most recently served as focus factory manager for Therma-Tru Corp., begins his new position in Paris on March 1, 2014. “Mark has been with various Fortune Brands companies since 1995 and brings an extensive amount of [...]

Two Industry Companies “Ready for Recovery”

Nov 19th, 2013

Following more than a year of housing market recovery, Mark Savan, president of Therma-Tru Doors and Simonton Windows, says he sees 2014 as a year where the companies are well positioned to meet consumer needs by producing quality products in a timely manner and offering strong service at all customer levels. “Our focus is on [...]

Fortune Brands Posts Growth; Including Doors and Windows Segment

Oct 25th, 2013

Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. announced third quarter 2013 results which included a net sales increase of 24 percent year-over-year to $1.125 billion. The company raised its expected annual sales growth to 15-16 percent. “We continue to leverage our structural competitive advantages and the market recovery to deliver profitable growth,” says Chris Klein, CEO. [...]

Simonton Donates Windows to Sandy Victim

Jul 12th, 2013

Industry companies, including ABC Supply and Simonton Windows, are helping one family in need after toddler Tripp Halstead was critically injured when a large branch fell on his head during Hurricane Sandy. Months later, the Halstead family struggles with daily life, but has received help from thousands of individuals and companies. “There is a chain [...]

Simonton Windows Hosts 12th Annual “Relay for Life” Auction

Apr 30th, 2013

On Saturday, May 4, 2013, Simonton Windows will host the 12th annual door and window auction to benefit the American Cancer Society. During the past 11 years the yearly charity fundraiser has generated more than $364,000 for the Relay for Life® fundraising efforts in Ritchie County, W.V. “We generated more than $34,000 for the American [...]