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Associated Materials Group withdraws plan for initial public offering


April 16, 2014 10:16 am ET

Associated Materials Group Inc. of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, a manufacturer and distributor of exterior residential building products in the United States and Canada, has withdrawn its plan for an initial public offering.

Vi-Lux expands capacity, with room already laid out for future growth


April 15, 2014 2:00 pm ET

Vi-Lux Building Products Inc. just expanded its extrusion capacity by 15 percent — and while work crews were inside the Napanee, Ontario, factory, they set the stage for the business to grow again.

Report: European window and door market to grow by 225 million units


April 4, 2014 9:12 am ET

Ceresana, a Konstanz, Germany-based research company for the industrial sector, has released a study on the European market for windows and doors — both interior and exterior — used by the construction sector.

Auction set for equipment from profile extruder Profilex


April 3, 2014 1:54 pm ET

Profile extrusion equipment from a failed business in Newmarket, Ontario, will be auctioned off on April 16.

Deceuninck expanding in Turkey


March 25, 2014 10:41 am ET

Deceuninck Group, the European vinyl profile extruder, plans to invest around 20 million euros ($27.6 million) to expand its manufacturing operations in Turkey over the next two years.

Eastman buys window film maker Commonwealth


March 14, 2014 1:06 pm ET

Eastman Chemical Co. has acquired window film maker Commonwealth Laminating & Coating Inc. for an undisclosed price.

Survey looks to shed light on door and window industry


March 14, 2014 11:31 am ET

Door and window manufacturers can see how they measure up against the competition by participating in a Building Industry Advisors, LLC, survey about how they did during the 2013 calendar year.

Veka Group buying profile competitor Gealan


March 12, 2014 12:12 pm ET

The Sendenhorst, Germany-based Veka Group will take over one of its competitors, Gealan Holding GmbH, in a deal that will move all Gealan subsidiaries and activities in Europe to one of the leading extruders of PVC-U profile systems for doors and windows.

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.

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Companies revamp efforts to mimic indoor living outdoors


February 28, 2014 1:16 pm ET

The latest trends in decks go well beyond the look of interior flooring reaching out to exterior decks. Patio doors are becoming so wide they form glass walls that slide or fold open to ever-swankier outdoor spaces. Deck stairs are giving way to...

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