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Builders’ Show Final Report: Strong Attendance and New Introductions

Jan 25th, 2016

ODL showed off its textured doorglass at the International Builders' Show.

The International Builders’ Show wrapped up last Thursday with reports of high attendance, busy booths and scores of new innovations. DWM offers its final report. Sam Steinberg of ClearView Screen Doors said his booth was busy during the show. “It’s been really good,” he said. “It’s all about contacting and networking.” And, of course, the […]

Kolbe Names Bryan Kujawa National Sales Manager

Jan 6th, 2016

Kolbe Windows & Doors has named Bryan Kujawa the company’s national sales manager. He will oversee and work closely with Kolbe’s regional sales managers. Together, they will support customers ‘ residential and commercial building projects. Kujawa began his career at Kolbe in 1991. He worked at the main plant in Wausau, Wisc., where he learned […]

Kolbe “Continuously Improves” Operations at its Home Base

Mar 5th, 2015

In 2005, Wausau, Wisc.-based Kolbe launched its continuous improvement program. Now, ten years later, the door and window maker says a thousand  improvements have taken place, affecting efficiency and allowing Kolbe to handle greater volume without lowering standards, according to a company statement. The program has resulted in 325,000 square feet of floor space being […]

Video: Halls are Packed and Products Wow at IBS Vegas

Jan 21st, 2015

The International Builders’ Show is back–the halls are full of attendees looking for the latest in home products–including doors and windows. Today’s video showcases three new products from major manufacturers. The show continues through Thursday. Stay tuned to dwmmag.com for continued video coverage. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.

Kolbe’s Brett Danke Promoted to Director of Manufacturing

May 12th, 2014

BrettDanke

Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork Co. Inc.  promoted Brett Danke to serve as director of manufacturing. He will work closely with Kolbe’s vice president of manufacturing, Keith Koenig, to oversee the company’s manufacturing facilities in Wausau and its continuous improvement efforts. For the past six years, Danke has served as Kolbe’s facility services manager responsible for inside and outside maintenance, electrical, machine […]

Kolbe Promotes Berens to General Counsel

May 7th, 2014

Kolbe & Kolbe announced it promoted Shannon Berens to general counsel. Berens, who advises the company’s executive leadership team on legal and business matters, most recently served as Kolbe’s assistant general counsel and previously, as corporate counsel. She worked in private practice prior to joining Kolbe in 2010. A University of Wisconsin (UW) alumna, Berens […]

Energy and Optimism Abounds as Builders’ Show Opens in Vegas

Feb 4th, 2014

Kolbe unveils the VistaLuxe Collection which draws on contemporary styles.

The International Builders’ Show opened this morning in Las Vegas, and if the signs in rising housing starts and rising attitudes, are any indication, the event should be one filled with good news and innovative products. Many members of the door and window industry are in attendance and industry suppliers have a wide variety of […]

Kolbe’s Windows Awarded Energy Star Most Efficient in 2014

Jan 31st, 2014

Kolbe’s windows have been recognized as a most efficient product in The Energy Star® Most Efficient 2014 designation. “Kolbe products are designed for today’s stricter building codes and standards for energy efficiency, as well as the energy requirements for green building rating systems,” says Kolbe’s executive vice president Jeff De Lonay. “You can tailor our products to meet the energy-efficiency level you want […]

IBS Delivers with Products and Crowds

Jan 28th, 2013

plygem

The International Builders’ Show (IBS) was packed with attendees and a palpable feeling of optimism and excitement. The show was held in Las Vegas last week and exhibitors had a variety of products on display. Windows, Doors and Skylights Ply Gem expanded its booth from 6,000 square feet to 9,000—a feat that required a year […]

AIA Show Gives Snapshot of Market

May 18th, 2012

There always seems to be one key word or phrase that comes out of any event; you know, the word you hear the most when talking to exhibitors and attendees. At AIA it was thermal efficiency. When describing the company’s new swing door, Miguel Chavez, Fleetwood Windows and Doors, said it introduced a new swing […]