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From WinDoor: Software Feels the Pinch

Nov 18th, 2021

As the topic of supply chain lingers over the door and window industries, one software maker says it’s next up for a wave a demand.

Live at WinDoor: Could Energy Star 7.0 Blend Boundaries

Nov 18th, 2021

As WinDoor goes live and in-person, exhibitors reflect on a year of virtual and what Energy Star 7.0 could mean for cross pollination of products between Canada and the U.S.

WinDoor Opens Tomorrow–Live

Nov 16th, 2021

While launching a virtual event last year, officials for Fenestration Canada vowed that WinDoor would be back in 2021 with an in-person format. They’re making good on that promise this year by returning to Toronto, but show organizers aren’t giving up on the progress they made online. Instead, they’re going hybrid. Information posted by exhibitors […]

PGTI Implements Strategies That are Paying Off

Nov 15th, 2021

PGT Innovations Inc., announced financial results for its third quarter ended October 2, 2021, and president and CEO Jeff Jackson reports that measures put into place are having an impact. Net sales increased 26 percent, to $300 million and gross profit increased 20 percent, to $104 million. “Our ongoing efforts to increase manufacturing capacity have […]

Masonite Reports Net Sales Increase While Labor and Logistical Challenges Remain

Nov 15th, 2021

Masonite International Corp. reported net sales increased 11% to $652 million for the third quarter of 2021, versus $588 million for the previous year. Net income attributable to Masonite increased to $38 million from a $22 million loss. “We delivered another quarter of year-on-year net sales growth as a result of favorable pricing actions across […]

PPI: Prices Climb in October

Nov 12th, 2021

The latest Producer Price Index (PPI) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) dropped this week and it shows prices for materials used in door and window manufacturing continued to increase across the board, not only from September to October 2021, but on a year-over-year basis as well. In October, the monthly PPI for […]

Door and Window Companies Commemorate Veterans Day—Some With Donations, Others With Jobs

Nov 11th, 2021

With around 19 million veterans in the U.S., door and window companies pause each year to commemorate their service—some through jobs and skill-building programs, commemorative activities or donations. Others choose to lend a helping hand. Officials for Window World say their company regularly volunteers its corporate jet for Veterans Airlift Command, which provides free air […]

CTI Sues U.S. Customs, Says Products Should Have Been Duty Free

Nov 9th, 2021

Under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (Customs) is responsible for classifying merchandise imported into the U.S. and collecting proper duties. But according to officials for Sacramento, Calif.-based Composite Technology International Inc. (CTI), Customs doesn’t always get it right. The company is suing under allegations that certain […]

Important Business Meeting? Put On Your Tom Brady Face

Nov 8th, 2021

The next time you’re on the way to a big meeting or about to give an important presentation, you might want to stop along the way, pop on a set of headphones and tune in a motivating playlist. Pump it up, to get your energy started. Grab a favorite “fidget” device to go with it […]

Jeld-Wen, Huttig Report Strong 3Q Financial Results

Nov 5th, 2021

Jeld-Wen Holding Inc. and Huttig Building Products Inc. each announced financial results for the third quarter of 2021, with both companies making out better than this time a year ago. Jeld-Wen’s numbers are from three and nine months ended September 25, 2021, and the improved results were—in part—aided by the conclusion of a lawsuit. The […]

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