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DWM News Archive 2005

December 29, 2005
- Nation's Strong Housing Market to 'Simmer Down' in 2006
- New Weeke Venture Series Machining Center Literature Available
- Frank Lowe Rubber & Gasket Donates More Than $10,000 for Hurricane Recovery
- Winkhaus Names Jim Roberts Director of Sales

December 22, 2005
- Edgetech Names Midwest Representative, New Technical Director
- Housing Market Strengthens in November
- Adhesive and Sealant Council to Offer Short Course at Convention
- Keynote Speaker Art Turock to Kick Off Executive Briefing Conference

December 15, 2005
- Edgetech Names Brian Kress Director of Quality
- Friedman Hires Doug Zahour
- PGT Celebrates 25 Years as Manufacturer of Custom Windows and Doors
- DWM Reader Requests Help
- Roto Frank of America Wins 2005 Connecticut Quality Award for Innovation
- B. F. Rich Conducts Its Fourth InstallationMasters Class of 2005

December 8, 2005
- Inaugural Door Newsletter Addresses Industry Issues
- Winpro Reaches Representative Agreement with EM&CS
- Quanex Promotes Mikron's Paul Warner
- Marvin Windows and Doors Donate More than $115,000 to Hurricane Recovery
- VT Industries Celebrates 50 Successful Years in Business
- Stiles Announces Spring Tour of Technology in Germany

December 1, 2005
- Louisiana Passes Bill Mandating Statewide Building Code
- USGBC Launches First Web-Based Training Course
- Gorell Enterprises Announces Management Changes
- Tips For Building Hurricane-Proof Houses
- Brenden Joins AAMA Staff as Codes and Regulatory Affairs Manager

November 23, 2005
- First mandatory statewide building code likely to pass
- Edgetech I.G. Inc. Names Joe Erb Product Manager
- DOE and Alliance to Save Energy Show How Energy-Efficient Products can Lead to Lower Taxes
- NFRC Membership Elects Six Board Members
- GREAT STUFF™ Awarded Polyurethane Innovation Award
- Peachtree Employees Offer Time, Resources and Hope to Hurricane Victims

November 17, 2005
- Huttig Appoints Vrabely Vice President - Chief Operating Officer
- Retractable Screen Blends in with Vinyl Patio Doors
- TDCI Announces BuyDesign™ for AutoCAD®
- New-Home Sales Up Slightly In September

November 10, 2005
- Fenestration Manufacturers Association Sets Vision at Recent Conference
- Winkhaus Opens New Facility in Whitewater, Wis.
- Kragenbring Group Founded to Represent Fenestration Components Suppliers
- Mauro Named Product Manager for Roto Hardware Systems
- Alenco Windows Donates to Katrina Relief

November 3, 2005
- AAMA Board Votes to End Consolidation Talks; WDMA Asks Them to Reconsider
- Premium Glass Inc. is Acquired by Taylor Building Products
- Manufacturer's Employees and Owner Contribute $5,000 to Habitat For Humanity
- ODL Celebrates 60 Years of Innovations

October 27, 2005
- AAMA Members Raise Concerns Regarding Proposed Consolidation with the WDMA
- GE Acquires Witton Silylated Polyurethane Resins and Now Offers Portfolio of SPUR+* Prepolymers
- CMI Opens Alabama Plant, Begins Manufacturing Finished Doors
- WDMA to Combine Two 2006 Meetings into One
- Great Lakes Window® Earns an ENERGY STAR® Rating
- Tania Pinto Joins Frank Lowe Rubber and Gasket Co. as Senior Account Representative

October 20, 2005
- Guardian to Launch UV Protecting Glass Product
- Mark A. Parrish Named President and CEO of Deceuninck North America
- New-Home Construction Rebounds From Shock of Hurricanes
- ODL to Donate Portion of Severe Weather® Doorglass Sales to Hurricane Relief
- TDCI Announces BuyDesign™ for AutoCAD®

October 13, 2005
- Building Stronger Coastal Communities through AAMA Donations and Expertise
- Tecton Products Breaks Ground for New Expansion Project
- Look to Windows When Considering Solutions for Saving Energy Dollars

October 6, 2005
- Four-State Survey Shows Widespread Awareness of NFRC
- Hurricane Center director urges stronger statewide building code
- Medford's Hurd workers join strike
- Dow Corning Employees Honored for Contributions to Construction Industry

September 29, 2005
- AFG Laminating Heads South
- Insula-Dome Skylights Acquires Roto Frank of America Roof Window
- Royal Mouldings Names New President and COO
- VT Industries Helps the Victims of Hurricane Katrina

September 22, 2005
- Builders Address Critical Housing Needs in Katrina's Aftermath
- NFRC Board of Directors Gives Direction for Long-Term and Annual Energy Performance
- Amesbury Expands with Acquisition of Builders Hardware
- MI Metals Chooses Granco Clark Heating System
- First Home Builders of Florida Sets Standard for Impact-Resistant Glass

September 15, 2005
- Consumers Know About Windows, Don't Know About New Technology
- Kolbe and Kolbe Millwork Making a Difference
- GlassBuild America Gets Underway in Atlanta
- ViWinTech Donates Truckload of Supplies to Katrina Survivors and Responders
- LEED Guide Being Developed By WDMA

September 8, 2005
- Hurricane Katrina has an Impact on Building Materials and Prices
- Brockway Moran and Partners Acquires GED Integrated Solutions
- AMD 2005 Annual Convention Canceled
- 2006 Aluminum Extrusion Design Competition Announced

September 1, 2005
- Strybuc Industries Acquires EZ Roll/Aluma-Trim
- Frank Lowe Rubber and Gasket Co. Celebrates 50th Anniversary
- Survey Says: AAMA Members Offer Views on Proposed AAMA/WDMA Consolation
- Granato Named Fenestration Director for DuPont
- IGMA Schedules Educational Seminar

August 24, 2005
- AAMA Provides Updated Performance Standards for Cellulosic Composite Profiles and Laminates
- Remodeling Market Remains Strong in Second Quarter
- Sika Announces Product Lineup for Installation Masters and ASTM E2112 Recommended Practices
- Hy-Lite Products Names New President

August 18, 2005
- AWFS® Vegas Proves To Be a Winner
- Formtek Acquires Tishken Products Co.
- Builder Confidence Remains Strong
- Ken Recko Named VP, U.S. Manufacturing for Tremco
- Harmon Inc. Welcomes Two Employees at Headquarters

August 11, 2005
- Simonton to Cease Bradenton, Fla. Operations
- Windsor Mill Introduces New Three-Coat Priming Systems
- Crystal Ranked Top Minority Company for Seventh Consecutive Year

August 4, 2005
- ASTM International Hosts Worldwide Standards Leaders
- New Energy Bill Could Mean Potential Tax Credits, but also Increased Gas Prices
- Economist Says June Construction Spending Show Mixed Pattern
- NFRC Approves New Bi-Lingual Label
- Vetter Windows Offers Continuing Education Program

July 28, 2005
- Cytec Surface Specialties Announces Relationship with Edgetech I.G. Inc.
- New Home Sales Surge to All-Time Record Pace in June
- BSI Balance Systems Celebrates Cultural Diversity
- KB Home - San Diego Honors ABC Windows

July 21, 2005
- Companies Reorganize to Form HOMESHIELD
- Simonton Windows Are Featured on Today Show
- Chelsea's Trust Series Fabricators vote Super Spacer "Favored" Status
- Republic Named Certified Trade Contractor by NAHB for Second Year
- AEC Offers Customized Information for Extruders

July 14, 2005
- Milgard Manufacturing Mourns Passing of Co-Founder
- AAMA Awards Four Scholarships for 2005
- Builders Applaud OSHA Reform Package

July 7, 2005
- CMI Acquires Assets of C&S Door Corp.
- Home Depot to Close a Number of Expo Design Stores
- New Lock Invented to Enhance Safety and Security
- Seven is the Lucky Number for Simonton

June 30, 2005
- New-Home Sales Steam Along at Near-Record Pace in May
- AWFS® Student Design Contest 2005 Grows
- Need to Improve Efficiency?
- New White Paper Explains How Building Product Manufacturers Can Be 'Easier to Do Business With'

June 23, 2005
- Wilhelm to Consult for AAMA in Florida
- LAMATEK is Awarded Silver Line's Partner of the Year Award
- FrameSaver Recognized for Innovation in Internal Budget Processes
- Habitat for Humanity Benefits from MI Windows and Doors Donation

June 16, 2005
- Dow Corning to Discuss New Door and Window Manufacturing Solutions
- Atrium Selects BuyDesign™ Web-based Sales Solution
- Altered Doors and Nonexistent Company are Source of Legal Battle

June 9, 2005
- New Home Sales Set Another Record Pace in April
- EYE-WATCH is Opening Eyes in Delaware
- Chelsea Reveals DuraFrame SL®
- Heritage Veneered Products Announces Key Executive Changes

June 2, 2005
- SMA Elects New President
- Republic Serves Chicago
- Texas Frame Company Reports Record Sales
- Soft-Lite Receives Ohio Business Award

May 26, 2005
- Andersen Corp. Acquires Eagle Window and Door
- Joint Meeting Holds Promise of Education and Feedback
- Safety Comes First at Tecton
- Housing to Stay Healthy as It Recedes from Its Peak

May 18, 2005
- DOE Implements Performance-based Ratings for South and South Central Regions
- ICC Partners with Mexico for Safe Housing
- NFRC Welcomes Deborah Callahan in New Position
- Edgetech Receives Eastern Ohio Excellence Award
- Study Conducted for Industry Issues
- IGMA Announces Date and Location for Next Educational Seminar

May 5, 2005
- VEKA Announces Construction of VEKA South
- Vinyl By Design Training Session Scheduled by Vinyl Institute
- New Alternatives for Windows and Patio Doors in the West
- Fuel Surcharge Out, Price Increase In

April 28, 2005
- AAMA Updates Lead Content Standards
- Window Safety Week Raises Awareness
- Builders Remain Upbeat in April
- Republic Windows and Doors Donates Windows in Baton Rouge

April 21, 2005
- NFRC Spring Member Meeting Brings New Strategic Plan
- Friedman Frontier Integrated ERP is Chosen by Tempco Products
- Quantum2 Vinyl Windows Appear on ABC's Extreme Makeover Home Edition
- Groves Joins Truth Hardware

April 14, 2005
- Focus Doors & Windows Acquires Four Quebec Companies
- Deceuninck NV Named Entrepreneur of the Year in Belgium
- Registration for WDMA's 9th Annual Technical Conference Begins

April 7, 2005
- Gorell Enterprises Honored as ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year
- Sashlite Signs on Two New Fabricators
- New Program Assists ASTM Technical Committees
- Research and Markets Offers a Building Materials Report on Chinese Markets
- RSM McGladrey Confronts Employee Fraud in Free Web Seminar

March 31, 2005
- Horizon Windows Used on ABC's Extreme Makeover Home Edition
- Hope Lumber Purchases Various Leeds Building Products Operations
- Edgetech I.G. to Present at Glass Processing Days 2005
- Thermoplast Selects Genereux for Outside Sales Coordinator
- DuPont's Stephen Bennison Awarded for Paper on Cracked Laminated Glass

March 24, 2005
- PPG Receives Adverse Ruling in Marvin Case
- MI Windows and Doors Builds North Carolina Facility
- TruSeal to Address Glass Processing Days 2005 Audience
- Republic Unveils Ultra-Performance Glass Packs

March 17, 2005
- Lamatek Changes Location of Headquarters
- Stürtz Machinery Announces Changes in Personnel
- Sika Employees Obtain InstallationMasters™ Training
- BGW© Provides Glass Inserts for Marvin© Windows and Doors
- Edgetech Introduces Super Spacer TriSeal™ for Structural Glazing

March 10, 2005
- Deceuninck NV Integrates to Form Deceuninck North America
- WDMA Elects Officers and Board Members
- Dick Wilhelm is Appointed Executive Director of FMA
- ASC Announces Caulks and Sealants Course

March 3, 2005
- Fenestration Standard is Approved by CSA
- ROTO Frank of America Unveils New Website
- Construction Begins for ODL's New Plant

February 25, 2005
- Alan Campbell Resigns; Jeffrey Lowinski to Lead WDMA Staff as Acting President
- BSI-Door Hardware Moves to Larger Plant
- DOE Releases Cost and Energy Savings Resource Book
- DWM Magazine Accepting Nomination for "Companies to Watch"

February 17, 2005
- CertainTeed Reports Record Annual Sales
- Designer Doors Direct Changes Name to Avalon Doors
- Sealants from Sika Corp. receive AAMA 808.3-92 Verified Component Certification

February 10, 2005
- Intek Plastics Names Robert Tracy as New President
- WDMA Recommends Revisions to AAMA 450 Standard
- Yuma may get glass, plastics plants
- Republic Wins Website Design Awards

February 3, 2005
- Window, Door and Skylight Standard is Approved by AAMA, CSA and WDMA
- Key Communications Inc. Named North American Sales Agent for GlassTech Asia 2005
- New Coating System from TechLine America
- Koch Promoted to President and CEO of Roto Frank of America

January 27, 2005
- Edgetech Spacers Pass the French Standard CSTB for CEKAL
- Anderson Corp. Initiates Fund Raiser for Tsunami Relief
- New Employees at ADCO Products

January 20, 2005
- Quanex Corp. Purchases Mikron Industries
- ODL Acquires Viewlite International Ltd.
- AAMA Certified Products Exceeds 50 Million
- SikaTite® for Fenestration Installation and General Sealing Applications

January 13, 2005
- WDMA Joins Efforts for the Presidential Commission on Safety
- SikaTike® for Fenestration Installation and General Sealing Applications
- Truth's Encore System and Fusion Lock and Latch Are a Success
- New Sash Lock and Casement Folding Handle By Vision Industries
- International Code Council Elects Directors and Officers

January 6, 2005
- Seymour Named President of Taylor Building Products
- Ultrafab and Collins Toker Agencies Establish Distribution Agreement
- 2005 IBS Expected to Draw More Than 90,000 Housing Professionals
- Novatech Glass Group Makes Personnel Changes


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