Posts Tagged ‘ windows ’

A Discussion between a CEO and a CFO, Part 3

Apr 18th, 2014

After he got off the phone with the CEO, the CFO now had to re-write his notes from the phone call. The CEO did the same thing; he jumped on the Internet and did his own research. He found another study that discusses the return on investment (ROI) for sales training. Here is what he [...]

BM Windows in San Diego Receives the Anlin Window Systems Top Performer Award

Apr 18th, 2014

San Diego replacement door and window company, BM Windows, today announced they’ve been awarded Anlin Window Systems’ Award for “Top Performer.” “It means a lot for Anlin to recognize us,” says Michal Bohm, owner of BM Windows. “We continue to grow our business and provide professional service across all of San Diego County, and Anlin’s [...]

New England Companies Reach Lead Rule Settlements with EPA

Apr 18th, 2014

Several New England-area businesses performing painting and home renovation work have reached a settlement agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to comply with requirements designed to protect children from exposure to lead-based paint during painting and other renovation activities. The settlements also contain financial penalties which must be paid for alleged violations of EPA’s [...]

Glass Sales Contribute to PPG’s Record First Quarter

Apr 18th, 2014

In its first-quarter results, PPG Industries reported its glass segment saw net sales increase from last year. According to the report, net sales were up 4 percent from last year, totaling $266 million for the quarter. That $10 million boost, however, represents just a sliver of the 17 percent increase across the board, as PPG’s [...]

Registration Open for AAMA National Summer Conference

Apr 18th, 2014

Registration is now available for the AAMA National Summer Conference. The event will be held June 1-4, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Indianapolis in Indianapolis. Anyone interested may register by Wednesday, May 14 to receive the discounted early bird rate of $875. Download the registration form here. Additionally, May 14 is the deadline for hotel reservations and registration fee [...]

Lowe’s Reaches Lead Rule Settlement with EPA

Apr 17th, 2014

The Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that Lowe’s Home Centers has agreed to implement a comprehensive, corporate-wide compliance program at its more than 1,700 stores nationwide to ensure that the contractors it hires to perform work minimize lead dust from home renovation activities, as required by the federal Lead [...]

VPI Quality Windows to Purchase Mercer’s Door and Window Assets

Apr 17th, 2014

Spokane, Wash.-based VPI Quality Windows (VPI) announced it has signed a letter of intent to acquire substantially all the door and window manufacturing assets of Mercer Windows through its recently closed Beaverton, Ore., location. The transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions, will be completed as soon as possible, but no later than June [...]

Exhibitors Report Positive Feedback on China Glass 2014

Apr 17th, 2014

EDTM reported it saw a good flow of booth traffic during the China Glass Expo.

Glass industry companies from around the world have been in China this week, taking part in the 25th China Glass Expo. The event, which concludes April 17, is taking place at the Shanghai New International Expo Center. Exhibitors have been showcasing their latest glass fabricating equipment and machinery, tools, supplies, components and more. Mark Imbrock, [...]

Chemetall Acquires SaberPack Glass Protection Business

Apr 17th, 2014

Chemetall U.S. Inc., a branch of the Frankfurt, Germany-based global surface treatment company Chemetall, acquired certain business assets of SaberPack, a glass surface protection company based in Lino Lakes, Minn. “The SaberPack acquisition is in line with our strategic goal to enlarge, strengthen and grow our glass business globally,” says Chemetall president Joris Merckx. “We [...]

Saint-Gobain to Construct New North American Headquarters in Pennsylvania

Apr 17th, 2014

Global building materials manufacturer Saint-Gobain signed a long-term lease on a 65-acre campus in Malvem, Pa., where it will build a new headquarters in preparation for expansion in North America. The new headquarters will serve both Saint-Gobain and its North American construction materials subsidiary, CertainTeed Corp. According to the announcement, Saint-Gobain will be largely dependent [...]