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DWM News Archive 2007

December 21, 2007
- H.R.6 Signed by President
- AAMA Updates Procedural Guide for Door and Window Certification
- Casement Ltd. and VAP Global Enter Agreement
- CMI Forms Partnership with Yawei and TaFu in China
- Woodgrain Appoints New V.P. Of Operations
- UNITED KINGDOM - Anger as Window Firm Fails

December 13, 2007
- Amesbury Door Hardware Adds New Business Unit, Appoints Grayson Sales and Marketing Manager
- AAMA Updates Document Addressing Rotary Operators in Window Applications
- MGM Industries Receives Award From Vol State
- Precision Entry, Sugarcreek Industries and Monarch IG Unveil New Name
- DWM Visits “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” for a Behind-the-Scenes View
- Quanex 4Q Results Top Wall Street Estimates
- Milgard Staffer Charged With $1.6 Million Theft
- Magnolia Windows Expanding

December 6, 2007
- Experts Predict Non-Residential Construction to Remain Steady in 2008; Housing Market to Rebound in 2009
- Anderson and Ruth Appointed to ICC Code Change Committees
- Court Confirms Solutia Plan of Reorganization
- State Stepping in to Help Peachtree Doors Workers
- Download of Fall 2007 Webinar Available

November 29, 2007
- Record Numbers for Jordan, Knauff and Co.’s Latest Webinar
- Quanex to Separate Building Products and Vehicular Products Businesses
- Glass Manufacturers Fined For Price-Fixing
- Atrium Announces Branch Closings in Florida
- Industry Pledges Support to Clinton Climate Initiative

November 21, 2007
- ENERGY STAR® Update: DWM Talks to AGC Flat Glass
- GED Announces Marketing Management Change
- Nordson Facility Named Finalist in Best Plant Competition
- Therma-Tru Appoints Hedlund President
- AAMA Updates Document Addressing Sealants

November 16, 2007
- Win-door Receives Economic Forecast, Plans for Next Year and Awards “Best Booth”
- Change was the Word for EE Global
- USGBC Launches LEED for Homes
- NAHB to Unveil Green Building Program Next Year
- Postgreen to Build Affordable Green Home
- Company Seeks Door and Window Manufacturers to Offer New Product

November 13, 2007
- Greenbuild Conference Attracts Record Numbers; Attendees Exposed to Efficient Windows
- Crystal Extrusion Systems Expands Into New Markets
- The Vinyl Institute Responds to Negative Press
- Therma-Tru® Receives Award From Popular Science
- Truth Hardware Unveils New Finish
- AAMA Develops Position Statement Regarding Proposed Energy Star Changes

November 6, 2007
- Industry Reps Speak before DOE Concerning Energy Star
- Housing Outlook is Bleak but “Green” Days Are Ahead
- MI Windows and Doors Plans to Close Georgia Manufacturing Facility
- Northern Building Products Named One of Fifty Fastest-Growing Companies in New Jersey
- NFRC Membership Elects Six New Board Members
- ABC Forum Asks, Can 30 Percent Energy Reductions Be Met By 2010?

October 25, 2007
- Window and Glass Industry is Well-Represented at Solar Decathalon
- Ownership Of “Green” Homes Expected to Increase
- Kolbe's Vinyl Products Mark 10-Year Milestone
- Wood Coatings Demand to Grow, According to Freedonia
- At Work On a Habitat Milestone in Bayport

October 17, 2007
- AAMA Meeting Concludes Today
- Strybuc Industries Celebrates 25 Years
- Windowmaker Launches OnDemand Program
- Wind-Borne Debris Symposium
- Endura Earns Fast 50 Award Again
- CertainTeed Identifies Las Vegas for New Joint Compound Plant
- Octillion Increases Research Staff for the Development of NanoPower Windows

October 11, 2007
- DOE Officially Announces that it is Reviewing Energy Star® Criteria
- New Coating Technology is Introduced this Week: Company Tests Product with Vinyl Profile Manufacturers
- Edgetech IG to Offer Continuing Education Credits at Ed Fest 2007
- Windows Get Smart in Green Building
- Double-hung Window Repairs Don’t Have to be Hang-up
- IWF Seeks Entries for Challengers Awards

October 4, 2007
- FORTUNE Magazine Recognizes Pella
- Cambridge Door Sale Becomes Final; New Owners Prepare to Expand
- Casement Provides Custom PVC Profiles

September 27, 2007
- Jordan, Knauff & Co. to Hold Door and Window Industry Update on November 27
- Edge Seal Technologies Re-Named “INTIGRAL Inc.”
- Solutia Opens Manufacturing Plant in China, Prepares to Emerge from Bankruptcy
- Anderson Joins AAMA Staff as Codes and Industry Affairs Manager
- Georgia Gulf Appoints New Director
- Marshfield Door Purchases Florida Company

September 20, 2007
- NWDA Announces Seminar Speakers and Topics
- Decline in New Home Sales Lead to More Custom Home Remodels
- Consumer Reports Ranks Replacement Windows
- Contact Industries Recognized by Marvin Windows and Doors
- Reliant Glass & Door Systems Expands with New Hires

September 13, 2007
- GBA Exhibitors Promote Energy Efficiency and Ways to Diversify to Window Manufacturers
- 3M Purchases Venture Tape
- Bystronic Glass Inc. to Move Headquarters to Colorado
- McFee Returns to WDMA
- Silver Line® Double Hung Window Honored by Consumers Digest
- ViWinTech Founder Dies

September 6, 2007
- Pella Issues Statement about Purchase of EFCO; EFCO's Fuldner to Retire
- Hoiland Leaves WDMA
- VT Industries Acquires IDEAL Architectural
- LEED for Homes Opens for Second Public Comment Period
- Edgetech I.G. Appoints New Quality Improvement Technician

August 30, 2007
- Pella Corp. Acquires EFCO Corp.
- Door and Window Companies Rank on Inc. 5000 List
- FBC Meets in Florida
- Frank Lowe Rubber and Gasket Co. Inc. Breaks Ground on New Facility
- Hammond Joins Truth Team
- IWF 2008 Obtains International Foreign Buyer Program Status from DOC

August 23, 2007
- New Residential Construction Down in July, Commerce Dept. Reports
- AAMA Releases Joint Installation Standard with FMA, Adds New Members and Addresses Translucent Sloped Residential Glazing
- Lexington Named a Minnesota Manufacturer of the Year
- Window Firm Puts Recycled Wood into Good Use
- South Bay Hospital Sees Rise In Kids Falling From Windows

August 16, 2007
- House of Representatives Calls for Energy Use Reductions
- AAMA Creates Glossary to Ensure Consistency in Technical Documents
- AMD Hosts Immigration Webinar
- Housing Starts & Building Permits Fall to Lowest Levels in a Decade
- Marvin Ranks Highest in Satisfying Builders and Remodelers, Study Reports

August 9, 2007
- WDMA Adapts and Changes to Become Market Driven
- AEC Investigates Chinese Imports
- IG Certification and Possible New ENERGY STAR™ Requirements Discussed at NFRC Meeting
- McGraw-Hill Predicts California Construction to Decline in 2007; Still Better than 2000
- Edgetech I.G. Presents at Australian Glass Conference
- Empire Windows Buys New Building

August 2, 2007
- New Wind/Rain Task Force Develops Strategy
- IWPA Responds to Combat Illegal Logging Act of 2007: "Stop Illegal Logging at its Source"
- Builder Confidence Falls Further In July
- Conservatory TV Launches the 'Break in Challenge'

August 30, 2007
- Pella Corp. Acquires EFCO Corp.
- Door and Window Companies Rank on Inc. 5000 List
- FBC Meets in Florida
- Frank Lowe Rubber and Gasket Co. Inc. Breaks Ground on New Facility
- Hammond Joins Truth Team
- IWF 2008 Obtains International Foreign Buyer Program Status from DOC

August 23, 2007
- New Residential Construction Down in July, Commerce Dept. Reports
- AAMA Releases Joint Installation Standard with FMA, Adds New Members and Addresses Translucent Sloped Residential Glazing
- Lexington Named a Minnesota Manufacturer of the Year
- Window Firm Puts Recycled Wood into Good Use
- South Bay Hospital Sees Rise In Kids Falling From Windows

August 16, 2007
- House of Representatives Calls for Energy Use Reductions
- AAMA Creates Glossary to Ensure Consistency in Technical Documents
- AMD Hosts Immigration Webinar
- Housing Starts & Building Permits Fall to Lowest Levels in a Decade
- Marvin Ranks Highest in Satisfying Builders and Remodelers, Study Reports

August 9, 2007
- WDMA Adapts and Changes to Become Market Driven
- AEC Investigates Chinese Imports
- IG Certification and Possible New ENERGY STAR™ Requirements Discussed at NFRC Meeting
- McGraw-Hill Predicts California Construction to Decline in 2007; Still Better than 2000
- Edgetech I.G. Presents at Australian Glass Conference
- Empire Windows Buys New Building

August 2, 2007
- New Wind/Rain Task Force Develops Strategy
- IWPA Responds to Combat Illegal Logging Act of 2007: "Stop Illegal Logging at its Source"
- Builder Confidence Falls Further In July
- Conservatory TV Launches the 'Break in Challenge'

July 26, 2007
- NuAir and Pro-Build Partner on Installations
- Crystal Windows & Doors Participates in United Nations Global Compact
- Simonton Receives Medal from Secretary of Defense
- NWDA Holds Summer Meeting in Pennsylvania
- AAMA Contributes Funds for Hurricane Research Equipment

July 16, 2007
- HT Troplast for Sale
- Barber & Ross Temporarily Closed
- China Lowers VAT Rebate Rates for Exports, Including Glass

July 6, 2007
- AAMA Creates Wall Interface Materials Council
- NFRC Relocates to Greenbelt, Md.
- Edgetech Appoints Bader International Market Manager
- Simonton Names Jacobs Named VP of Human Resources

June 29, 2007
- NFRC Attempts to Solicit Approval from Designers
- LEED for Homes Public Comment Period Now Open
- Housing slump into '08 likely, study finds
- Nordson Names Burkus New Business Development Manager
- Roto Frank Appoints Gilson Eastern Regional Sales Manager

June 21, 2007
- Simonton Names Spear VP of Sales
- Solar Innovations Offers Low-Maintenance Skylights
- Arch Aluminum & Glass Recognized for Environmental Stewardship
- Therma-Tru Appoints New VP, Marketing
- Roto Frank Announces New Sales and Marketing Director

June 15, 2007
- Multiple Education Courses in Development by AAMA
- Gorell Expands Manufacturing Operations
- NSA Announces the 2006 NSA Design Awards
- CMI Opens Manufacturing Plant in Texas
- Get Your Copy of the Spring 2007 Door and Window Industry Update

June7, 2007
- Therma-Tru President and CEO Announces Retirement
- Snavely Forest Products Wins in Appellate Court
- Oregon Woodworking Co. prepares to close
- A Hurricane on Wheels
- Frederick J. Lynch Named CEO of Masonite International
- Fibertec Window and Door Mfg. Plans to Move
- Faherty Elected to Atrium's Board
- RIA Files Trademark Infringement Suit

May 31, 2007
- ICC Hearings Result in Numerous Code Changes
- Friedman Corp. Promotes Mark Thompson to President
- 2007 Survey Results: What Homeowners Want From Their Windows
- Windows glazed over on energy use
- Solar Innovations Debuts in the Greater Reading Area's Top 50
- Door, Window and Skylight Market Study Available
- Windows of Opportunity

May 25, 2007
- Solutia Proposal Anticipates Emergence from Bankruptcy by Q3 2007
- AAMA's Membership Exceeds 300
- Mercury Excelum Donates Windows for Low-Income Connecticut Home
- Roto i-Lock™ Offers Automatic Locking, Flexibility and Balance
- International Buyer Program Looks to be a Success for 2007 AWFS®Fair
- Thermal Industries Takes Steps To be More "Green"

May 17, 2007
- Edgetech I.G. to Open Manufacturing Facility in England
- Valuable Information in Spring Door and Window Industry Update
- Thermal Industries Introduces New Window Line
- Lean Manufacturing Training Workshop by Gembutsu Consulting

May 10, 2007
- Minnesota Senate Bill on Screen Safety Complete
- Atrium Appoints Robert Ractliffe
- Silver Line® Employees Support Rebuilding Together Boston
- AWFS® Expects Largest International Fair Attendance in 50 Years
- Endura's Force 5 Passes DP40

May 4, 2007
- Edgetech I.G. Acquires Assets of Nupro Products Inc.
- Lupus Capital Plc Acquires Laird Security Systems Division
- Several Promotions and New Hires at ViWinTech
- Milgard Vinyl Goes Live with Friedman's Frontier ERP Solution
- New from AEC: Extrusion Process Optimization Workshop

April 26, 2006
- FMA Spring Conference Wraps Up in Florida
- Huttig Sells Wisconsin Distribution Facility
- Date Announced for Spring 2007 Door and Window Industry Update
- Edgetech's Technical Director to Present at GPD 2007
- Congressman Zack Space Visits Precision Entry
- New Hybrid Sealant Merges Boundaries
- IWF 2008: Off to an Impressive Start

April 19, 2007
- AFG Changes Names to AGC
- PGT CFO Offers Advice at "NASDAQ IPO Boot Camp"
- Thermal Industries Unveils New Showroom: Dream® World
- Ontario Window Company Showcased in U.S. Model Energy Home
- Edgetech Representative to Discuss Warm-Edge Technology at Glass Processing Days
- Eggers Industries Selects BuyDesign from TDCI
- National Building Museum's Exhibit Shows How to Be Green at Home
- Avalon Doors Joins Kitchen Encounter to Service the Orange County Home Market

April 13, 2007
- Simonton Receives 2006 Outstanding Corporate Supporter Award
- Andersen Sues Pella Over Screen Patent
- PPG Introduces Sample Kit for Extra-Heavy Starphire® Ultra-Clear Glass
- From the Editor: "Green": Manufacturers, Tell Us What you Don't Do

April 5, 2007
- What Do People Really Think of Their Houses?
- AAMA Remembers Jan Hockett
- Edgetech I.G. Earns Three Safety Awards
- All Weather Windows Announces New Facility
- NFRC Announces Staffing Changes
- Azon USA Celebrates Three Decades of Success
- Antigua Door and Puertas Antigua to Implement BuyDesign® OnDemand

March 30, 2007
- Jordan, Knauff and Company Initiates Sale of Window Manufacturer
- National Vinyl Products Receives Grant for Training
- AAMA Adds 13 New Members in 2007
- Carolina Door Announces New Manufacturing Facility
- Edgetech Adds Two to Sales Team
- Genius Retractable Screen Systems Partners with Stern and Co.

March 22, 2007
- Windsor Celebrates Growth with Local Expansion
- Ten Billion Feet of Intercept® Spacer is Installed
- ECMD Inc. Named Supplier of Year by SBMA
- Jeld-Wen Announces Winners of Student Design Contest
- WDMA Elects New Chairman
- CRL Promotes DJ Friese to Executive Vice President

March 15, 2007
- Study Reveals Life Expectancy of Doors and Windows
- Atrium Companies Acquires Leading Canadian Window Company
- PGT Announces New Vice President
- Expert Predicts Strong Green Building Market for 2007
- Deceuninck® North America Builds Windows of Opportunity
- Crystal Window and Door Systems Upgrades IGU Production Operation
- Gorell Receives "Sustained Excellence" Award
- Mikron Launches New Website
- Mike Rupert Wins Shades of Green Leadership Award

March 8, 2007
- Symposium Addresses Energy Efficiency and Moisture Control in Florida
- Precision Entry Named ENERGY STAR™ 2007 Partner of the Year
- USGBC Panel Rejects 'Blunt Instrument' of Negative PVC Credit
- Timber Products Co. Launches Green T™ Product Line
- ASC Hosts Hot Melt Silicones Webinar

March 1, 2007
- Calm After the Storm; WDMA Members Learn about Future of Construction at Annual Meeting
- Patio Enclosures Inc. Becomes 100-percent Employee-Owned
- Homebuilders Call for Flexibility in Green Building
- USGBC's Technical and Scientific Advisory Committee Issues Final Report on PVC
- Francis-Schulze Announces Force 5 Certification
- Precision Entry Challenges Employees to Step-up in 2007

February 22, 2007
- U.S. Window and Door Demand to Reach $36.5 Billion by 2010
- IGMA Debates Visual Quality of IGUs
- Jordan, Knauff and Co. Announces Door and Window Industry Benchmark Survey
- Deceuninck® Obtains Permanent Court Injunction in Lawsuit Against Bavarian Polymers
- AAMA Releases Voluntary Specifications for Coating Fiber-Reinforced Thermoset Profiles
- ProShield Achieves Industry's First Recycled Content Certification
- Partnership Pays Off as Lauren Receives Strategic Supplier Award
- Whether It's Everyday Tasks or Crisis Response, ICC Can Help
- Owens' Woodport® Doors to be Featured on Bob Vila Remodeling Program

February 16, 2007
- AAMA Members Tackle Variety of Issues at Annual Meeting
- Republic Windows & Doors Receives Equity Financing from Chase Capital
- Nordson UV Achieves ISO 14001:2004 and ISO 9001:2000 Certification
- Homebuyers in Broward County Can Now Receive up to $70,000 in Government Funding to Purchase a New Home
- Stürtz Machinery Announces Promotions
- Guardian Industries Launches Low-E Glass with Solar Control
- Tommy Tomkins is Named New Chairperson of IWF

February 8, 2007
- Manufacturers Show Off their Wares at IBS in Orlando
- Woodgrain Millwork Acquires Monarch Windows and Doors
- MI Windows and Doors Unveils Brand Realignment Strategy

February 2, 2007
- Court Rules in Favor of Allmetal, R.O.W. Window Co. Appeal in Breaches of Implied Warranty Case Denied
- Minnesota Coalition is Formed
- DAC Products Acquires 21C Retail Arts
- H.B. Fuller's CFO Resigns
- MGM Industries Receives DP65 Rating on Vinyl Windows
- Winkhaus Group Reports Record Sales for 2006
- GED's Continuing Education Training Program Has Record Attendance
- Avalon Doors to Supply Custom Doors to Trump Estates
- Pennsylvania Window Glass Plant Hopes to Reclaim the Good Ole' Days
- Latest Analysis of UK Door and Window Industry Predicts Major Merges and Acquisitions

January 25, 2007
- Florida Legislators Tackle Windstorm Damage
- S&P Architectural Products Adds Schüco to Its Impact Window Line
- Stiles Machinery Installs Hänel Vertical Storage and Retrieval System
- New Leadership at Window Technologies LLC

January 19, 2007
- Atrium's Connecticut Facility to Close in March
- Architectural Testing Announces ANSI Accreditation of its CCRR Program
- Cardinal's Neat™ Glass Cleans Itself
- Kolbe's Windows Successfully Tested to Withstand Earthquakes
- Inaugural Skylight Newsletter Addresses Industry Issues
- PPG Appoints James Bogdan as Manager of Green Building Initiatives

January 11, 2007
- Pella Corporation Once Again Named to Fortune's "Best Companies to Work For" List
- TruSeal Technologies Earns ISO 9001:2000 Recertification
- New Heian Factory Opens in Japan
- It Ain't Easy Building Green

January 5, 2007
- DOE Introduces New Building Energy Efficiency Standards
- Advanced Global Technologies Acquires MD Casting
- Contact Lumber Changes Name to "Contact Industries"
- Amesbury Group's New Multi-Point Lock is Versatile
- ASTM Releases ISO Standards Comparative Guide

 

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