Posts Tagged ‘ window and door ’

What Will A Glass Shortage Mean to the Fenestration Industry?

Jul 16th, 2015

In recent travels it seems that everyone is talking about an impending glass shortage. During the big downturn, many of our industry’s domestic float plants were shut down and now several more will soon need to be shut down for upgrades, which will exacerbate the situation. So what will this glass shortage mean to our […]

First Time, Repeat or Loyal Customer?

Jul 14th, 2015

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines the word “customer” as “one who buys the goods and services of a business” and “an individual with whom one must deal.”  “Loyalty” is defined as “faithfulness to obligations and to a person or thing deserving fidelity.” Without the customer, there is no business.  The customer provides a business with the […]

Renny Pierangeli of Strybuc Industries Passes Away

Dec 8th, 2014

He was 64 years old and had spent more than 30 years at the helm of Strybuc, a leading wholesale distributor of window and door replacement hardware since 1982.

Free Admission to Glass Expo West™ for all Fenestration Day™ Attendees

Dec 8th, 2014

As an added bonus to all Fenestration Day™ 2015 attendees, your registration not only provides you with a full day of seminars from industry experts and networking opportunities with top suppliers and peers, it also includes complimentary entry into the Glass Expo West™ trade show (held concurrently) and access to the Welcoming Cocktail Party on the show floor.

Tague Lumber Moves to New Facility in Plumsteadville, Pa.

Dec 8th, 2014

On January 1, the Tague Lumber store in Doylestown, Pa., will move to a 35,000-square-foot facility a few miles away in Plumsteadville.

Report: Tariffs on Chinese Imports Boost U.S. Aluminum Extruders

Dec 8th, 2014

Roughly four years ago, the Department of Commerce imposed anti-dumping and countervailing duties on imports of aluminum extrusions from China to give domestic extruders a fairer share of the market. According to one study, it’s worked out well for U.S. extruders, though the contest is far from over.

JELD-WEN settles with EPA, ODEQ for Clean Air Act Violations

Sep 4th, 2014


JELD-WEN’s lumber facility in Klamath Falls, Ore., has settled with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) for alleged air quality violations. Ed Kowalski, director of the EPA’s enforcement program in Seattle, says, “This settlement will help improve the air people breathe in the Klamath Falls area. By […]

Second Version of HPD on Horizon for Green Building Community

Sep 4th, 2014

The Health Product Declaration (HPD) continues to be on the move in the green building industry, and it’s growing in the architectural glass sector, as well. The HPD Collaborative is set to release HPD v.2.0 to the public in to late-October, right around the time the GreenBuild International Conference & Expo 2014 commences in New […]

Registration Still Open for AAMA Fall Conference

Sep 4th, 2014

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) is still accepting registrations for the upcoming AAMA 2014 Fall Conference, to be held Sept. 14-17 in Westminster (Denver), Colo. Several exhibitor spots for the supplier product display are still available. This opportunity is offered to Category 1 supplier members and provides the chance to exhibit products and services during […]

Highlander Partners to Acquire Versatex Building Products

Sep 4th, 2014

Highlander Partners will acquire Versatex Building Products of Pittsburgh. Founded in 2003, Versatex is a provider of cellular PVC building products serving both the new construction and renovation/remodel markets. Versatex will continue to operate under its existing operating structure with its current management team. Current chairman and co-founder, Jim Wolf will continue with the board […]