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Report: Vinyl remains top siding material


March 25, 2014 1:22 pm ET

Demand for siding will increase 7.1 percent a year to 2018, when 103.5 million squares valued at $12.1 billion will be sold, according to a report from Freedonia Group Inc.

Ohio legislators look to ditch new green building standards


March 12, 2014 11:51 am ET

The Ohio state legislature could soon vote to ditch the U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) LEED v4 green building standards.

Saint-Gobain sells fiber cement business, plans focus on vinyl siding


December 19, 2013 6:43 pm ET

Cie. de Saint-Gobain is selling its U.S.-based fiber cement siding business to Plycem USA Inc., a subsidiary of Elementia SA de CV of Mexico. With the pending divestiture, Saint-Gobain will focus on its vinyl and polymer shake siding cladding businesses.

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Veka adds capacity to meet growth trends for vinyl profiles


August 30, 2013 4:02 pm ET

FOMBELL, PA. — Joe Peilert has welcomed more guests to the Veka Inc. window and door profile factory in Fombell in recent days than all of his 3 years as president and CEO.

Alside spending $5 million to expand Kinston, N.C., window plant


August 30, 2013 3:26 pm ET

Associated Materials Inc. is investing $5 million into its Alside Window Co. plant in Kinston, N.C., and will hire 252 employees over the next five years.

Ply Gem buys fabricator Gienow WinDoor


July 24, 2013 11:47 am ET

Plastic construction products maker Ply Gem Holdings Inc. moved to beef up its manufacturing in Canada before its initial May 23 initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange.

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