Posts Tagged ‘ Western Window Systems ’

Western Window Systems Receives ASU Honor

Mar 19th, 2015

Scott Gates

*+-Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business selected Western Window Systems president and chief executive officer Scott Gates for its first-ever Sun Devil Select class, an honor that celebrates top businesses owned or run by ASU alumni. The door and window manufacturer is among 17 firms from across the country that will be recognized […]

Western Window Systems Receives “Best of Houzz 2015” Award

Jan 20th, 2015

*+-Western Window Systems seems to be making award winning an annual thing. For the second year in a row, the company was named a “Best of Houzz” winner in customer satisfaction by Houzz, the website and online community for home remodeling and design. Scott Gates, president and chief operating officer of the company, says the […]

Scott Gates Named New Western Window Systems COO

Sep 26th, 2014

*+-Western Window Systems, a Phoenix, Ariz.-based designer and manufacturer of custom door and window systems, announced the promotion of Scott Gates to chief operating officer. Gates was previously the company’s vice president and general manager and has been with the company since 2010. In his new role, Gates will continue to be responsible for the […]

Fenestration, Construction Companies Make Inc. 5000 List

Aug 29th, 2014

charts with pen

*+-More than half a dozen remodeling and fenestration companies made Inc. Magazine’s annual Inc. 5000 list, which ranks the fastest-growing private companies in America. Leading the way for the industry is Four Seasons Home Services, a home-improvement and remodeling contractor, ranked No. 393. The company is based in Crestwood, Ill. and increased its revenue from […]

Western Window Systems Employee Tattoos Himself with Company Logos

May 30th, 2014

*+-In what may be a first in the door and window manufacturing industry, an employee of Western Window Systems has paid the ultimate tribute to the company by having himself tattooed with not one, but two of the company’s logos. Chris Allgood, production manager, has been with Western Window Systems since 2008. The idea for […]

Why Western Window Systems is No Longer Making its Own IG

Apr 15th, 2014

Western's bi-fold door is often used in residences such as here in a bar top window application.

*+-It’s a question many window companies struggle with: make or buy your insulating glass? There are pros and cons associated with each technique. Western Window Systems, based in Phoenix, announced last week that it will no longer be manufacturing insulating glass, a business in which the company has been involved since it started in 1959. […]

Western Window Systems and Thompson Creek Windows Receive Best of Houzz 2014 Award

Feb 7th, 2014

*+-Western Window Systems and Thompson Creek Window Co. have been awarded “Best of Houzz” in the category of customer satisfaction by Houzz, a website and online community dedicated to home remodeling and design. Houzz’s customer satisfaction honors are determined by a variety of factors, including the number and quality of client reviews a professional received […]

Office Space, Part Two

Aug 6th, 2013

*+-It seems many DWM readers agreed with me that the topic of office space is an interesting one. In my last blog, I highlighted an interesting office I had visited and many readers weighed in via the comments section or personal emails to me regarding their thoughts. Well I just had to weigh in today […]

High-Rolling, High-End Glass Residence

Sep 11th, 2012


*+-While the Las Vegas strip offers a number of interesting and unique glass sites, if you travel outside the city, a number of high-end homes also use glass to obtain an unobstructed view of the strip. Among these is the home of Rick Salter of Custom Home Window & Door. It was completed in 2008 […]

Taking Strategic Planning to the Extreme

Jun 22nd, 2012

*+-Most companies have their strategic planning sessions in a conference room, maybe in an off-site location, while a few others may travel to a specific destination to really get away. Then you have those that may schedule strategic planning events that include “employee bonding,” if you will. Then there is Western Window Systems, based in […]