Posts Tagged ‘ window and door ’

Guangzhou Shading Window-Door Expo Dates Set

Apr 15th, 2014

The 2014 Guangzhou Shading Window-Door Expo will be held in Guangdong, China, July 8-11, 2014. According to a statement from event management, more than 200 enterprises from China and other countries will participate in the expo. These exhibitors will showcase potential products for building shading, electric doors and windows, access control systems, door and window [...]

CopyTele Subsidiary Enters Into Settlement with YKK AP America

Apr 14th, 2014

CopyTele Inc. announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, J-Channel Industries Corp. (JCIC), has entered into an agreement with YKK AP America Inc. in connection with JCIC’s patented J-Channel Window Frame Construction technology. The agreement is the seventh settlement for the J-Channel Window Frame Construction technology, and resolves the patent infringement lawsuit filed against YKK on [...]

Atrium Reaches Aluminum Extrusion Agreement with Drew Industries

Apr 14th, 2014

Drew Industries Inc., a supplier of components for manufactured homes and recreational vehicles, announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Lippert Components Inc. has entered into a six-year aluminum extrusion supply agreement with Atrium Windows and Doors Inc. Concurrently, Lippert Components sold some of its aluminum extrusion assets to Atrium. “Extruded aluminum is a key raw [...]

Analyzing the Data

Apr 14th, 2014

There are enough government and private agencies reporting key economic data that a new release comes out every few days. It can be difficult to form an accurate picture because the myriad data out there seldom point in the same direction at the same time. While this is a source of frustration for door and [...]

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 [...]

A Discussion between a CEO and CFO, Part II

Apr 4th, 2014

After the day passed, the chief financial officer (CFO), determined to learn more about why sales training is a good thing, jumped in his car and headed home for the evening. After an uneventful dinner, he moved into his office and wanted to wrap his brain around the resistance he always had to sales training. [...]

Jeff De Lonay Promoted to Kolbe President; Joins Board

Apr 4th, 2014

Wausau, Wis.-based Kolbe and Kolbe Millwork Co. Inc. named Jeff De Lonay as company president and appointed him to the board of directors, reporting to Judy Gorski, CEO. Michael Salsieder retired from this position at the beginning of April. De Lonay has served as executive vice president for the last four years, as president of Kolbe’s subsidiary Point Five [...]

Stephen Selkowitz Honored for Green Building Research

Apr 4th, 2014

Stephen Selkowitz of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory received the 49th Award of Excellence, Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) highest honor. Selkowitz received the award in front of more than 800 industry leaders at a black-tie awards gala in New York City. He was among ENR’s 2013 Top 25 Newsmakers, who were also honored for their achievements. Selkowitz sparked [...]

Door, Window and Glazing Cos. Named Energy Star Partners of the Year

Apr 4th, 2014

Several door-, window- and glazing-related companies have been named 2014 Energy Star Partner of the Year by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Streetsboro, Ohio-based Soft-Lite Windows was recognized for its contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by manufacturing energy-efficient products and educating consumers about energy efficiency. Soft-Lite officials say the company’s innovative Energy Star achievements [...]

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 [...]