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China's Shide Group, BASF unveil 'revolutionary' all-plastic window profile


April 23, 2014 9:10 pm ET

SHANGHAI — The PVC window profile market in Asia is expected to increase four-fold by 2025, and Chinese building products maker Dalian Shide Group Co. Ltd. hopes to take a bigger slice of that as a result of a new partnership with German...

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Ohio, a manufacturer and distributor of exterior residential building products in the United States and Canada, has withdrawn its plan for an initial public offering.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