Posts Tagged ‘ window ’

Arcadia Purchases Assets of Architectural Traditions and Launches New Division

Jul 10th, 2014

Arcadia Inc., a Los Angles based commercial aluminum and steel window and door manufacturer, has purchased the assets of Architectural Traditions, a residential wood and steel door and window manufacturer located in Tucson, Ariz. This move marks the expansion of the company into the residential market, and it has launched a new division: Arcadia Custom, [...]

Give Me an Attitude … Please!

Jul 10th, 2014

When I was growing up, my dad would tell me more often that I care to admit, “Son, don’t give me an attitude!” It was usually when I was doing something that was contrary to what he wanted me to do. If he wanted the grass cut and I thought that I had a better [...]

Quantum Windows & Doors Elects New President

Jul 10th, 2014

The board of directors at Quantum Windows & Doors has elected Melissa Benton as its new president. Benton assumed the role as of May 1, 2014.  She has been with Quantum since 2003 and has worked in both the operational and production roles within the company. Ed Stroman, chairman of the board of directors, is [...]

Pleotint Teams with Gilkey for Distribution Partnership

Jul 9th, 2014

Pleotint LLC has formed a distribution partnership with Gilkey Window Company that will allow Gilkey to offer Suntuitive glass with its full product line. Gilkey, a 33-year-old family-owned company, specializes in the manufacturing and installation of custom windows and doors, serving Cincinnati; Chicago; Dayton, Ohio; and Lexington and Louisville, Ky. “Suntuitive glass is the perfect [...]

LaCantina Earns ‘Best in Show’ Honors at 2014 AIA Convention

Jul 9th, 2014

LaCantina Doors made its first-ever exhibition at the AIA Convention count this year, earning Best in Show for its booth design. The 800-square-foot booth featured the company’s folding doors, a new class of multi-slide and full range of swing doors, emphasizing aesthetics and innovative designs in creating open spaces that highlighted both commercial and residential [...]

UK-Based Bi-Fold Door Maker Ready to Tackle U.S. Market

Jul 8th, 2014

Origin president Ben Halvorsen (center) talks with Venice Chamber of Commerce CEO John Ryan and Venice mayor John Holic at the local opening of Origin’s new U.S. headquarters in April.

UK-based aluminum bi-fold door maker Origin has opened its first U.S. headquarters in Venice, Fla. According to Origin USA president Ben Halvorsen, the reasons for expansion across the pond were many. “First, America is still the best place in the world to do business,” he says, adding that the U.S. provides “plenty of room in [...]

Roto Frank of America Celebrates 35th Anniversary

Jul 8th, 2014

This year will mark 35 years of business for Roto Frank of America. The company, based in Chester, Ct., houses Roto’s administration, engineering, manufacturing and distribution departments for its North American and European hardware. The company notes that it has underwent some changes in the past few years, namely the fact that Roto Frank of [...]

All Weather Windows Wins 2014 Best Overall Workplace Award

Jul 8th, 2014

All Weather Windows has received the Best Overall Workplace Award at the seventh annual examination of Alberta’s Best Workplaces by Alberta Venture. The 2014 Best Workplaces Conference and Award Ceremony took place on May 21, 2014, with the theme of the conference celebrating businesses that foster and create high performance employees. All Weather Windows was [...]

Registration Open for WDMA Executive Management Conference

Jul 8th, 2014

Senior executives can now register for Window and Door Management Association’s annual Executive Management Conference. The conference will be held Sept. 30 – Oct. 1, 2014 at The Charles Hotel at Harvard Square in Cambridge, Mass. The event will focus on topics and trends that will shape the industry over the coming year and will [...]

Sierra Pacific Industries Announces Intent to Acquire Hurd Windows and Doors

Jul 7th, 2014

Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI) has entered into an agreement to purchase Hurd and Superseal Windows and Doors from Longroad Asset Management LLC.  This purchase will add manufacturing capacity, a skilled workforce, additional product lines, and immediate exposure to Central and Eastern U.S. and international markets for the window division of Sierra Pacific Industries, according to [...]