Posts Tagged ‘ Florida ’

Ian Hits Florida as Hurricane, Tropical-Storm Downgrade Not Forecast to Last

Sep 29th, 2022

Wind speeds near 150 mph were recorded when the eye of Hurricane Ian made landfall in Florida on Wednesday, Sept. 28. Ian is forecast to move into the central part of the state and beyond late Thursday, Sept. 29, and door and window operations are doing what they can to prepare for and weather the […]

Strybuc Industries Opens Larger Distribution Center in Southern Florida

Aug 26th, 2022

Strybuc Industries, a wholesale distributor of window and door replacement hardware, announced that its Florida sales and distribution center moved into a larger facility in Hialeah, Fla. The move allows Strybuc to better manage the high demand for hardware in the Southeast. The new location will provide Strybuc with more space and improved logistics for […]

30 Years Later: Hurricane Andrew Redesigned Modern Building Codes

Aug 25th, 2022

Hurricane Andrew slammed into South Florida 30 years ago devastating local communities, destroying entire neighborhoods and killing dozens. As a result, building codes were redesigned across Florida and the coastal U.S., manufacturers developed stronger fenestration products and forecasting tools were developed to better prepare. When Andrew struck South Florida in 1992, there were more than […]

ASSA ABLOY Acquires US’ J Newton Enterprises

Aug 11th, 2022

ASSA ABLOY has acquired J Newton Enterprises Inc, a pedestrian door distributor and service company in Florida. “I am very pleased to welcome J Newton Enterprises into the ASSA ABLOY Group. This acquisition delivers on our strategy to reinforce our current offering within entrance automation,” said Nico Delvaux, president and CEO of ASSA ABLOY. “J […]

Home Improvement Projects Surge

Sep 20th, 2021

U.S. homeowners are initiating home improvement projects with increased frequency, according to the Hearth Home Improvement Index. The index examines the number of applications for home improvement loans on the gethearth.com platform. 2021 data highlights an increased rate of projects related to bedrooms and bathrooms, home offices and kitchens. Wyoming, Texas and Florida top the […]

CGI Windows and Doors Honors Four Florida Heroes, Kicks off Statewide Voting Campaign

May 17th, 2021

Hialeah, Fla.-based CGI Windows and Doors, part of the PGT Innovations family of brands, recently selected four individuals from across Florida to be awarded with a $1,000 cash prize as part of its “CGI Heroes: Celebrating Strength” contest. The event recognizes Florida residents who the company believes have gone above and beyond to help others. […]

Colonial Pipeline Restarted as Shops Assess Damage

May 13th, 2021

The 5,500-mile Colonial Pipeline began restarting its operations Wednesday evening after a ransomware attack that crippled the system for six days and led to gas shortages across the Southeast, according to CNN. Pipeline operators have cautioned that it could take time for service to return to pre-attack levels. Following the attack, for which authorities believe […]

The Home Depot Opens Three New Florida Distribution Centers

Apr 30th, 2021

The Home Depot has opened three new distribution centers across Florida, spanning from West Palm Beach and Miami to Fort Myers. The facilities will provide faster delivery options to customers in the South Florida region. The company plans to open two additional Miami distribution centers in 2022. Together, these five facilities are expected to create […]

YKK AP America Hires Tom Hauer as Residential Sales Representative for Florida

Apr 13th, 2021

YKK AP America has added Tom Hauer as residential sales representative for the Florida market. Hauer comes to YKK AP with more than 25 years of sales experience and performance-driven sales leadership. He will be responsible for building strong relationships with door and window dealers in an effort to deepen YKK AP’s customer relationships and […]

NAHB Pushes for Solutions to Keep Homes Resilient and Affordable

Mar 19th, 2021

Housing production weakened in February as ongoing high material costs and interest rates continue to affect the housing industry. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau report overall housing starts decreased 10.3% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.42 million units. The 1.42 million starts is the number […]

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