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Hall of Fame: Lupke fought copycats in corrugator industry


March 22, 2015 6:00 am ET

Manfred Lupke, a German immigrant to Canada, had never seen a pipe corrugator before when his new employer asked him to make one. He knew nothing.

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Norres investing in hose production


March 20, 2015 9:19 am ET

Germany's Norres Schlauchtechnik GmbH has launched a program to invest a little more than $3 million to double its capacity and upgrade at least one factory.

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Vista Windows expands in Georgia


March 10, 2015 4:06 pm ET

Vista Windows Co. has expanded in Swainsboro, Ga., with a new 57,000-square foot facility and plans to create 50 jobs and invest $2 million into the operation in the next year.

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Bigger doors, windows gain appeal


March 5, 2015 11:43 am ET

Door and window manufacturers are continuing to super-size product lines to make a grander first impression at main entrances and to expand vista views of the outdoors and patio areas.

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Winter blasts ADS sales forecast


March 4, 2015 3:40 pm ET

Net sales forecasted for Advanced Drainage Systems are likely to slip as bad weather grips much of the United States into early March, delaying construction projects using the Hilliard, Ohio-based company's corrugated pipe.

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Snow blamed for roof collapse at Pennsylvania pipe maker


March 3, 2015 4:51 pm ET

Heavy snow is likely to blame for bringing down part of the roof of a Charter Plastics Inc. facility in Titusville, Pa., about 3 p.m. March 3.

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German molder picks North Carolina for US manufacturing plant


February 26, 2015 4:21 pm ET

UPDATED — German medical goods company Raumedic AG has chosen Mills River, N.C., for its first U.S. manufacturing site and U.S. headquarters.

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Uponor invests $18 million for more PEX pipe capacity


February 23, 2015 5:09 pm ET

UPDATED — In late spring, Uponor North America will begin construction of an $18 million expansion of its manufacturing operation in Apple Valley, Minn., to meet demand for the forecasted growth of cross-linked polyethylene (PEX) pipe.

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Window maker building 400,000-square-foot fabrication plant


February 19, 2015 4:28 pm ET

MI Windows and Doors LLC (MIWD) is moving production from its extrusion plant in Carrollton, Texas, to a new facility about 15 miles away in Flower Mound, where it received economic incentives for its plans to hire at least 500 employees in the next ...

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Siding makers greet recovering housing market with new products


February 11, 2015 11:49 am ET

An increasing number of home builders and remodelers are turning to shakes, shingles, boards, battens and trim to dress up dwellings and they are going to have more choices in 2015 from a couple major manufacturers.

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