June 18, 2012

Jeld-Wen, a leading global manufacturer of doors, door facings, windows and related components, has entered into a letter of intent to acquire Craftmaster Manufacturing, Inc. (CMI).  The purchase price was not disclosed, and the deal is expected to close in the third quarter of 2012.

March 30, 2012

Maumee, Ohio-based Therma-Tru Corp. has introduced the Fiber-Classic Mahogany Collection 3-Panel Style Door.

The product is designed to meet consumer demand for fiberglass doors in hardwood grains with 3/4-glass options. It can be ordered as a solid, opaque unit or configured for either 3/4-rectangle or 3/4-oval lites in 17 different decorative glass options, plus four privacy options, clear Low-E and clear glass.

February 10, 2012

Like anyone in business, builders are looking for an edge, looking for efficiencies and looking for ways to keep customers happy. The 2012 International Builders’ Show in Orlando, Fla., set the stage on all three counts. Here is a sampling of some of the ideas displayed.

August 2, 2011

Norfolk Sash & Door, a supplier of windows, doors, molding and security hardware in Virginia’s Tidewaters area since 1893, closed its business on July 29, according to an article in the Virginian-Pilot.

June 24, 2011

Tacoma, Wash.-based Milgard Windows & Doors has introduced Fiberglass ADA French Doors, providing a solution to ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliancy throughout a project. 

March 4, 2011

Royal Window and Door Profiles opened its first company-owned distribution center in the United States. The Southern Patio Door Distribution Center will supply Royal patio doors. 

The division of Woodbridge, Ontario-based Royal Group opened the new Southern Patio Door Distribution Center – which is co-located with a Royal Mouldings manufacturing facility in Bristol, Tenn., and has begun to fill customer orders.

December 6, 2010

After falling 4% annually since 2004, demand for windows and doors is forecast to rise...

December 9, 2008

Laid-off workers still won’t budge from a Chicago window and door factory, as the owners...

November 30, 2008

United States market demand for windows and doors is expected to reach $40 billion in...

June 15, 2008

Warehouse home centers dominate in the entrance door and doorknob/lock categories. They dominate in replacement...

November 18, 2007

One of the aftereffects of Hurricane Katrina has been a rush of new building codes...

August 12, 2007

Pella ranked highest, followed closely by Andersen and Milgard....