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Miter Brands to Acquire PGT Innovations

Miter Brands will acquire PGT Innovations, according to a company release. PGTI announced it will terminate its agreement with Masonite. 

Masonite to Acquire PGT Innovations in $3 Billion Deal

Howard Heckes will continue to serve as CEO of Masonite. At the closing, Jeff Jackson, PGT Innovations CEO, and one additional PGT Innovations director will join the Masonite Board of Directors.

PGT Innovations Establishes Glass Company

PGT Innovations has established Triple Diamond Glass, a PGT Innovations company. Triple Diamond Glass will offer solutions to window and door manufacturers in the areas of energy efficiency, security and sound abatement applications.

2022 North American Fenestration Standard Published

The 2022 edition of AAMA/WDMA/CSA 101/I.S.2/A440 for windows, doors and skylights has been published. The updated 2022 standard replaces the 2017 edition, representing a continued evolution of the standard to improve harmonization across North America.

Roto Acquires Fenestration Sealing Products Manufacturer Ultrafab

Roto Frank Window and Door Technology announced its acquisition of Ultrafab Inc., a manufacturer of window and door seals, and increases its reach to the fenestration industry in the U.S. and Canada.

Masonite to Acquire Endura Products

Masonite is set to acquire Endura Products. This move aligns with the "Masonite Doors That Do More" strategy, expands total addressable markets and complements and expands existing distribution channels and customer relationships.

EPA Finalizes Energy Star Version 7.0

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency finalized the Version 7.0 Energy Star Specification for Residential Windows, Doors and Skylights on Oct. 20. The new criteria will go into effect on Oct. 23, 2023, with products meeting the new criteria eligible for early certification starting immediately. 

Jeld-Wen Investors Reach $13.5 Million Settlement in AntiTrust Case

Jeld-Wen Inc. shareholders have reached a $13.5 million settlement with the company's board of directors and upper management over alleged insider trading and antitrust violations. 

The National Glass Association Outlines Impacts of The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

National Glass Association applauds the signing of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 today, August 16, 2022, by President Biden. Most notable to the glazing and glass building products industry, the bill provides almost $400 billion to fund energy and climate projects aimed at reducing carbon…

Delays, Freight Rate Hikes Likely as Ukraine War Disrupts Shipping Operations

The key port cities Odessa and Mariupol in Ukraine have suspended most operations, leaving over 1,000 commercial sailors unable to move cargo containers through the Kerch Straight and the Black Sea. The glass manufacturing and other commercial construction industry sectors that rely on Eastern…

AGC to Sell North American Architectural Glass Business to Cardinal Glass Industries

Officials from AGC Inc. announced the company will sell its North American architectural glass business to Cardinal Glass Industries, according to a June 15 AGC release. The $450 million deal is subject to the approval of the related authorities, and the earliest closing would be July 2021,…