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Centra Windows Acquires Supreme Windows Calgary

May 5th, 2022

Centra Windows, headquartered in Langley, British Colombia, has made it’s first business purchase, acquiring Supreme Windows (Calgary), in Alberta. Supreme Windows has been a family owned and operated business for 55 years, and according to a Centra blog post announcing the transaction, Centra describes Supreme’s standards as “high,” and that the employees “have a great […]

Jeld-Wen Experiences Revenue Growth, Impacts of Inflation

May 3rd, 2022

Jeld-Wen reports seven consecutive quarters of core revenue growth along with a 7.2% increase in net revenue from the same time last year. However, the company noted in its first-quarter results for 2022 a $26 million decrease in net income from one year prior, primarily resulting from inflation. Net revenue increased by 7.2% to $1,171.0 […]

Congresswoman’s Visit Reinforces Euroline’s Commitment to Collaboration

May 2nd, 2022

U.S. Representative Young Kim (R) of California’s 39th district recently visited Euroline Steel Windows & Doors in Yorba Linda, Calif., to learn more about the company’s commitment to the community. Elyas Balta, Euroline CEO, says more is accomplished when CEOs, politicians and nonprofit organizations make collaboration a priority. Balta says continued commitment to the community […]

Fortune Brands Splits into Two Publicly-Traded Companies

Apr 29th, 2022

Along with its report for the first quarter of 2022, home and security products company Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc., headquartered in Deerfield, Ill., announced a split into two publicly-traded companies. Fortune Brands announced on Thursday, April 28 that the split comes with the pursuit of a tax-free spinoff for its cabinets business. New […]

Prime Windows and Entry Doors Up 8 Percent

Apr 28th, 2022

The demand for prime windows grew by 8.8% in 2021, while windows in new housing increased by 13% in 2021, according to the FGIA 2021/2022 Study of the U.S. Market for Windows, Doors and Skylights. In the 2021 residential market, new construction demand for entry doors grew by 8%. The report was released this week […]

Koch Industries to Close Glass Plants in Russia

Apr 26th, 2022

Koch Industries, the parent company of Guardian Glass, is calling for employees to shut down its two glass plants in Russia as a number of factors related to the invasion of Ukraine have made continued operations “untenable.” However, employee safety is a continued concern even with the announcement. Writing in a news release, Koch Industries’ […]

Woodgrain Announces Extension of Tender Offer for Huttig Building Products

Apr 25th, 2022

Woodgrain Inc. has announced that it is extending its previously announced tender offer to purchase all outstanding shares of common stock of Huttig Building Products until 11:59 p.m. EST, on Monday, May 2, 2022. As announced in March, Woodgrain through its wholly owned subsidiary HBP Merger Sub, Inc., commenced a tender offer to purchase all […]

Count it Up: Binswanger Celebrates 150 Years

Apr 25th, 2022

Following the conclusion of the Civil War, Samuel Binswanger opened a small glass store in Richmond, Va., in 1872. One hundred and fifty years later Binswanger is now a national retail and commercial glazing firm with a workforce of about 800 in 55 locations across 12 states. Its growth has kept pace with history. “[The […]

Earth Day: More Than a 24-Hour Cycle

Apr 22nd, 2022

While individuals clean their neighborhoods and plant trees for the 52nd anniversary of Earth Day, many glass and window companies within the industry have already adopted the mindset that effectively observing the annual event requires more dedication than one day of attention allows. “Invest In Our Planet™” is the theme for Earth Day 2022, which […]

Florida Legislature Approves Tax-Free Window for Impact-Resistant Products

Apr 21st, 2022

The Florida Legislature’s passage of HB 7071 on March 14, 2022, provides a two-year sales tax exemption for consumer purchase of impact-resistant windows and doors. That exemption period runs from July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2024. Information from the Florida Senate notes that retrofitting buildings with impact-resistant doors can help reduce damage caused by […]

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