Posts Tagged ‘ VEKA ’

The Best Vegas Has to Offer

Sep 12th, 2014

*+-If you know me you know I am not a fan of Las Vegas. That changes when the door and window industry heads there for GlassBuild America and shows off its latest offerings. It’s also a great way for me to get caught up on all the industry news and trends. So here is just […]

People are Buying and Industry is Delivering

Sep 12th, 2014

Quanex's C3-11300 window and door system has achieved the AW rating.

*+-“People are buying again. That’s why we brought the equipment,” says Sarah Colberg with Witte. That’s music to the industry’s ears as it reflects that the residential market has truly rebounded. All throughout GlassBuild America, which ended yesterday in Las Vegas, the mood was positive. On the first day of the show, Diane Huybers, Windowmaker […]

VIDEO: GlassBuild Focuses on Hardware, Extrusions and More

Sep 12th, 2014

*+-Check out DWM and USGlass magazine’s continuing video coverage of GlassBuild America which concluded yesterday. Today we take a look at sliding wall systems, vinyl windows, hardware and other components. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.

VEKA Qualifies First Passive House System

Nov 12th, 2013

*+-VEKA Inc. has announced it has tested and qualified its first vinyl window system with PHIUS (Passive House Institute US). The Evolutions® double hung/slider system is the first vinyl system to meet specifications under PHIUS in the U.S. from a vinyl extruder, according to a company statement. The Evolutions window qualified with a whole-window U-value […]

VEKA Hires Wadel as Eastern Canada Sales Manager

Oct 29th, 2013

*+-VEKA, Inc. has announced the hire of Jason Wadel as regional sales manager. Based in Waterloo, Ontario, Wadel will manage all sales efforts in eastern Canada for VEKA. He will be tasked with growing the sales revenue and profitability of the region by managing existing customers, securing new business with prospective customers and identifying new business […]

Congressional Members Visit VEKA: Vinyl and Vocational Training Among Key Topics

Aug 30th, 2013

Rep. Rothfus (right) visited VEKA last week and talked about everything from the LEED program to recruiting employees.

*+-VEKA was busy hosting congressional members to its plant last week, and discussing issues of importance to the door and window industry. Pennsylvania Congressman Keith Rothfus (Pa.-12) stopped at VEKA while visiting manufacturers, farms and schools in his district to help understand the concerns western Pennsylvania workers face in today’s challenging times. At VEKA, the […]

VEKA to Expand and Add Jobs

Jul 31st, 2013

*+-Governor Tom Corbett announced that VEKA Inc. will expand operations, investing more than $6 million to support new growth and add jobs in Beaver County, Pa. VEKA will expand its existing facility to accommodate the installation of new equipment for a new client contract. The project is expected to generate a capital investment in excess […]

VEKA Celebrates 30 Years

May 16th, 2013


*+-VEKA is proud to make it to 30-years in the industry, particularly when the dozens of extruders that once existed have now dwindled to a small group which includes VEKA. The company celebrated its anniversary yesterday at its U.S. headquarters in Fombell, Pa., with its employees, suppliers, supporters and members of the press, including DWM […]

Day Two Impressions

Sep 14th, 2012

*+-From a unique product idea to some great conversations, here goes my impressions from GlassBuild America day two. Best product: I saw a lot of innovative products today but I have to give the award to VEKA for its Solutions product—the “Sol,” standing for solar. The window includes a solar collector that harnesses the sun […]

Spaulding Retires After 25 Years at VEKA

Aug 9th, 2011

*+-VEKA announced the retirement of 25-year employee and North American board member, Chuck Spaulding, vice president and chief operating officer. Spaulding was first employed with VEKA on November 3, 1986. His contributions to the PVC extrusion industry are numerous and he has been instrumental in the successful expansion of VEKA to four North American sites, […]