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Roto North America Promotes and Hires New Team Members

January 3, 2020

Roto Frank of America Inc. promoted Chris Griffin to design engineering manager. Griffin started in the company's research and design department and previously held the position of senior design engineer at Roto.

Deceuninck North America Recaps 50th Year

December 19, 2019

Deceuninck North America celebrated its 50th year in 2019, which the company says it marked with a nod to the past five decades in fenestration and an eye on the future.

Quanex Transitions Executive Team

December 17, 2019

On Jan. 1, 2020, Quanex will welcome a new executive team led by George Wilson, president and chief executive officer. Wilson was elected by the board of directors to succeed Bill Griffiths, who will remain with Quanex as executive chairman of the board.

Trump Strikes Deal with China

December 17, 2019

The Trump Administration reached a Phase One deal with Chinese officials regarding the trading relationship between the two countries. As a part of this deal, the U.S. will cancel a 15 percent tariff on additional goods imported from China that were expected to go into effect on Dec. 15.

PGTI Inks Deal to Acquire NewSouth Window Solutions

December 17, 2019

PGT Innovations Inc. signed a definitive agreement to acquire NewSouth Window Solutions for a purchase price of $92 million in cash, subject to adjustments. The transaction is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2020, subject to customary closing conditions.

FlexScreen Gets Screen Time on Shark Tank

December 17, 2019

FlexScreen will be featured on the ABC show Shark Tank on Jan. 5 at 9 p.m. EST. “This started in my garage and now it’s going to be on national TV with millions of people watching,” says FlexScreen President Joe Altieri.

Demand for Glass in Windows and Doors May Increase

December 17, 2019

Demand for glass used in windows and doors is forecast to increase 4.3 percent per year from $3.6 billion in 2018 to $4.4 billion in 2023, according to Freedonia Group’s study, Window & Door Components

Builder Confidence Ends Year Strong on Solid Economic Fundamentals

December 17, 2019

Builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes increased five points in December off an upwardly revised November reading, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.