Royal Building Products launched its new Royal Overture Folding Door Series. Overture Folding Doors are available for residential and commercial applications and can accommodate a maximum width of 288 ins. and a maximum height of 120 ins. When fully retracted, Overture Folding Doors provide easy access to exterior living and a feeling of wide open space, the company said.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.