Industry News

Why Some Technologies Could Leave You and Your Employees Feeling Exhausted

May 10th, 2021

If amid COVID-19 your company has found ways to continue operating through video conferencing, but at the end of the day you find yourself feeling a little extra tired, there’s a good explanation for this. Unfortunately, there’s also nothing you can do about it. “People have been calling me amid the pandemic and telling me […]

Sunpro Acquires Columbia Millworks

May 10th, 2021

Sunpro, a player in the lumber and building materials industry in Utah and Idaho, recently announced it has acquired Columbia Millworks, a high-end custom door and millwork supplier operating out of Vineyard, Utah. Columbia Millworks started in 2006. It has a reputation for quality and service that Sunpro said in a press release lines up […]

Masonite Posts Another “Exceptional” Quarter, Revises Growth Targets

May 7th, 2021

Masonite International Corp. joins the ranks of those companies announcing increased first quarter sales recently, and of those modifying their growth projections for the year. The company’s net sales increased 17% to $646 million; and net income attributable to Masonite increased to $47 million from $30 million. The company now expects full-year 2021 net sales […]

Joe Dietz Creates Dietz Architectural Products; Will Rep Winco Window Co.

May 7th, 2021

St. Louis-based Winco Window Co. announced that its vice president, Joe Dietz, will manage its Midwest sales operations, replacing Tim Cox, who has retired. Dietz has been a part of Winco for 11 years and will continue as an independent rep covering Missouri, Southern Illinois, Kansas and Nebraska. He will support his current Winco responsibilities […]

Neil Chrisman IV Named President of Spectrum Metal Finishing

May 7th, 2021

Spectrum Metal Finishing recently announced that Neil Chrisman IV has succeeded his father, Neil Chrisman III, as president of the company which was founded by the elder Chrisman in 1993. Neil IV joined Spectrum Metal Finishing in 2013, beginning on the shop floor and working in every department. He became business development manager in 2014 […]

Winchester Industries Co-Founder Robert J. Weis Dies at 81

May 7th, 2021

Robert (Bob) Weis, acting CEO of Winchester Industries, passed away on April 12, 2021. Bob and his business partner, acting vice president, George Yuhasz, built an exclusive triple pane replacement window and door program over the past 38 years. Weis leaves behind a legacy to whom friends, family, Winchester employees and business associates owe much, […]

Cornerstone Follows Financial Restructuring With Acquisition

May 6th, 2021

Officials for Cornerstone Building Brands Inc. announced this week that the company acquired Prime Window Systems. The move expands Cornerstone’s “leadership position in highly-attractive residential markets,” said James S. Metcalf, chairperson and CEO, while also adding to the company’s manufacturing scale and opportunities in the Western region. Headquartered in Denver, Prime Window serves the new […]

FGIA Meetings Manager Florence Nicolici to retire in May

May 6th, 2021

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has announced the forthcoming retirement of FGIA Meetings Manager, Florence Nicolici, who will retire on May 31, 2021, after 36 years of service. “I am in awe of Florence’s expansive career,” said Janice Yglesias, FGIA executive director. “Her work ethic and commitment have consistently been an inspiration to […]

Fenestration Canada Names Laura Weil as Second Vice President

May 6th, 2021

Laura Weil has been named the second vice-president to the group’s executive committee. She has years of experience on the Fenestration Canada Board of Directors and says she is excited about the opportunity. “I am grateful for the fantastic support that Fenestration Canada has provided me over the years. I’ve travelled coast to coast with […]

Jeld-Wen Investment Expanding VPI Quality Windows

May 6th, 2021

Jeld-Wen Holding Inc. has announced it is making an approximately $8 million investment to expand its footprint in North Carolina. The company will be opening a new manufacturing facility in Statesville to grow its VPI Quality Windows brand. VPI is a provider of high-quality custom windows for multi-family, and commercial applications. The new facility will […]

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