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Palmer-Donavin Announces Corporate Rebrand

Palmer-Donavin, a building materials distributor and door fabricator in the Midwest, is changing the name of its Seal-Rite Door Division and rebranding its corporate identity.

National Glass Association Welcomes New Board Members

The National Glass Association is pleased to announce the following three new board members: Jim Stathopoulos, Ajay Glass Co.; Mark Chapman, Chapman Windows, Doors and Siding; and Ron Crowl, FeneTech Inc. Read More

PGT Innovations Appoints New President of Western Window Systems

PGT Innovations appointed Mike Wothe as President of Western Window Systems. Wothe will be responsible for all aspects of the business, including strategy, sales and marketing, operations, and P & L.

AmesburyTruth Welcomes New Sr. Vice President of Sales

AmesburyTruth welcomes Dave Piet as its Sr. Vice President of Sales. In his new role, Piet will be responsible for leading the sales team in fortifying customer relationships and increasing organic sales for national accounts and for the Canadian market.

MI Windows and Doors Completes Acquisition of Milgard Windows & Doors

MI Windows and Doors finalized its acquisition of Milgard Windows & Doors from Masco Corp., which was first announced earlier this year.

Marvin Merges Cortland, N.Y.-based Operations with Newly Acquired Enfield, Conn. Facility

Local news entity, WXHC News reported that Marvin plans to close its Cortland, N.Y.-based distribution plant at the end of December. Marvin confirmed the news to Window + Door.

The Novatech Group Acquires Laurier

The Novatech Group acquired glass product manufacturer Laurier, which the companies hope will result in a growth plan that will unite the strengths of both companies in the high-rise, commercial and glass markets.

Roto Frank of America Wins Manufacturer of the Year Award

Roto Frank of America Inc. won the Manufacturer of the Year Award from the Middlesex Chamber of Commerce, Connecticut’s largest Chamber, during its annual Business Awards Ceremony.

Marvin Acquires Distributor A.W. Hastings

Marvin acquired the assets of Enfield, Connecticut-based A.W. Hastings and is now the owner of its distributor in New England and Eastern New York.

Sales and Marketing Success

Once a homeowner upgrades their windows or doors, chances are they won’t need more for a long time, if ever. Since most home improvement projects are a one-time deal, success for window and door contractors depends on having a steady stream of new customers.  Hiring good salespeople is necessary…