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Andersen invests $45 million in window, door production


April 9, 2015 4:14 pm ET

Window and door maker Andersen Corp. is investing $45 million to add capacity at two manufacturing facilities in Minnesota, with the bulk of the upgrades and new jobs planned for the Cottage Grove plant, which makes products from a patented...

Poland's PVC window and door producers see exports climb


April 8, 2015 10:08 am ET

Polish PVC window and door producers managed to increase their export sales by a robust 20 percent in 2014 to some 600 million euros ($651.2 million).

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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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American Home Products picks up plastic shutter makers in first acquisitions


February 5, 2015 10:14 am ET

Beachwood, Ohio-based private equity firm MCM Capital Partners has created American Home Products LLC, a Florida-based company created to buy niche manufacturers and distributors of functional and decorative architectural building and renovation...

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Housing forecast predicts strong growth, demand for decks, doors, windows


January 20, 2015 4:59 pm ET

Demand for new single-family homes is projected to increase by as much as 26 percent in 2015, and if it does, building material makers will be supplying siding, windows and decks for 804,000 dwellings.

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Fiberglass door maker investing $20 million in Indiana


January 14, 2015 12:45 pm ET

Therma-Tru Doors will invest $20 million in new equipment at its Butler, Ind., facility over the next three years to increase production capabilities of its fiberglass products for single and multi-family housing.

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Soy-based foam improves window performance, sustainability


December 18, 2014 12:51 pm ET

Launched in April 2013, Madison, Wis.-based WFI Global LLC is making a name in the fenestration market with what it says is a distinct product development: the first polyurethane window foam made with renewable agricultural materials, in this case...

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Difficult launch still holds promise of brighter sales future


December 5, 2014 12:46 pm ET

The Alside division of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio-based Associated Materials LLC, has been making vinyl windows since 1980 but this year's launch of two new product lines has been wrought with challenges for the company with 35 years of experience.

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German tooling and glass encapsulation firm sets up Michigan plant


December 2, 2014 12:20 pm ET

A German glass encapsulation technology firm has established an operation in Oxford, Mich.

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