Windows & doors


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...

KP Building Products buying window and door maker

February 25, 2014 2:39 pm ET

KP Building Products Ltd. is close to acquiring substantially all of the assets of Farley Group Inc., a manufacturer of PVC and aluminum–hybrid windows and patio doors.


Koma seeking U.S. manufacturers for its doors and windows

February 6, 2014 12:30 pm ET

LAS VEGAS — Koma Building Products is on a fast track to bring Kõmmerling windows and doors to the United States.

Deceuninck adding North American capacity

January 10, 2014 12:44 pm ET

Profile extruder Deceuninck North America LLC recently added three lamination lines to match growth for laminated window profiles.

Quanex buys Texas extrusion plant

January 1, 2014 1:34 pm ET

Window and door maker Quanex Building Products Corp has purchased the assets of Atrium Windows and Doors Inc.'s Greenville, Texas, plant.

Veka invests in UK PVC recycling plant

December 19, 2013 5:05 pm ET

Veka Recycling Ltd. is “closing the recycling loop in the UK” with its investment of almost £1 million in its Kent, England, facility to produce high-quality recyclate suitable for PVC extruded products.

Window and Door Manufacturers win approval for building code changes

November 13, 2013 3:01 pm ET

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) was granted final approval of several amendments it proposed to the 2015 editions of the International Residential Code (IRC), International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), and International Existing Building Code (IEBC).

Window maker going to pots to cook up sales

October 8, 2013 1:42 pm ET

In an attempt to generate new leads, Soft-Lite Windows is offering commercial-grade cookware to customers who provide referrals that result in sales.

Eastman investing $40 million in Virginia film plant

October 1, 2013 4:33 pm ET

Eastman Chemical Co. will invest $40 million in its Henry County, Va., plant, which makes window and performance-coated films.

US window demand rising again

September 4, 2013 2:39 pm ET

The demand for windows in new housing rose 25 percent in 2012 and is on track for a similar increase this year.

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