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Cascade CEO Excited to Bring “Strong Company” Into the Fold

Jul 7th, 2014

Randy Emerson, CEO of Cascade, was inspired by his employees' reaction to the Paramount acquisition.

Randy Emerson, CEO and president of Cascade Windows, says the employees at Paramount Windows and Cascade are so positive about the acquisition that there were “high fives and fist bumps” during the introductory meetings. “The employees are so excited to be part of this thing,” says Emerson. “They are thrilled to have leadership with clear [...]

Partisan Politics Stall Productivity

Jul 7th, 2014

We are officially 75 percent through the reign of the 113th Congress, and to many the end can’t come soon enough. Predictions that it would become one of the least productive in U.S. history are coming true with the next six months slated to be monopolized by campaigning for mid-term elections and fundraising. Congress Enacted [...]

Builders FirstSource Acquires Certain Assets of Slone Lumber Company

Jul 7th, 2014

Builders FirstSource Inc., has purchased Houston, Texas-based Slone Lumber Co. Inc. The transaction closed on June 30, 2014. Slone is a full-line building materials supplier with sales of approximately $17 million in 2013. Slone’s product offerings include lumber, engineered beams, interior and exterior door units, moulding, trim and cabinets. Slone also offers installation services on exterior doors, [...]

New Texas Facility a ‘Significant Milestone’ for YKK AP America

Jul 7th, 2014

YKK AP America has a plan, and this week marked a major part of its unfolding. The company announced Tuesday it has opened the doors to its new, 105,000-square-foot Texas facility in the Dallas/Fort Worth Area—a major expansion move by the company. “This one is actually pretty unique for us,” says YKK AP senior vice [...]

AGC Teams up with Obeikan for Solar Control Glass Coating Venture

Jul 7th, 2014

AGC announced its consolidated subsidiary, AGC Glass Europe (AGEU), has signed a letter of intent with Obeikan Glass Company, a Saudi Arabian glass manufacturer, to establish a solar control glass coating joint venture. The processing line for temperable solar control glass coating will be built in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia, where Obeikan Glass already operates the [...]

Chelsea Building Products Hires Two

Jul 7th, 2014

Chelsea Building Products Inc. made two new hires last week. Tyler Skiba will join the company as the new process engineer. As part of Chelsea’s tooling department, Skiba will focus on the continued improvement of Chelsea’s PVC and composite PVC flow processing. Of Skiba’s hiring, Byron Vrabel, senior tooling manager says, “Tyler will be an [...]

HPDs Provide Transparency in Green Building Community

Jul 3rd, 2014

This is an example of an HDP.

As the green building community grows, so does the demand for disclosure of material content. And to make that disclosure process simpler, Health Product Declarations (HPD) have emerged over the last few years in the construction materials and products industry. United States Green Building Council education provider Sustainable Solutions Corporation (SSC) and third-party certifier GreenCircle [...]

Bob Ober Joins YKK AP Cincinnati Branch

Jul 3rd, 2014

YKK AP America announced it appointed Bob Ober as an architectural sales representative for the company’s Cincinnati branch. According to YKK AP, Ober will be based in Pittsburgh and cover the western Pennsylvania, eastern Ohio, and West Virginia territories. “Bob is another outstanding addition to the YKK AP America family,” says Oliver Stepe, senior vice [...]

AGC Consolidating Fabrication Facility in Jacksonville to Atlanta Area

Jul 3rd, 2014

AGC Glass Company North America announced it will consolidate its fabrication capabilities in Jacksonville, Fla., into the company’s 200,000-plus-square-foot facility in Lithia Spring, Ga., in the Atlanta area. The move, which is expected to be completed no later than the fourth quarter of 2014, will bring all processes under one roof. According to the company, [...]

Bayer MaterialScience Consolidating Polycarbonate Business

Jul 3rd, 2014

In an effort to consolidate its polycarbonate business, Bayer MaterialScience announced it will close its site in Darmstadt, Germany. The closure will affect 90 employees, though the company “will do everything possible to ensure that this step is conducted in a socially responsible manner,” according to a press release. Bayer MaterialScience currently produces sheets at [...]