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Marvin Halts Furloughs, Restores Employee Pay

August 3, 2020

The Marvin Companies ended factory-worker furloughs and restored salaries to pre-pandemic levels, effective Aug. 1, due to resilience in the U.S. housing market, reports Twin Cities Business.

Fenestration Canada Unveils Online Regional Week

July 31, 2020

Fenestration Canada announced it is planning an Online Regional Week, to take place Sept. 28 through Oct. 2. Each day will include webinars and education sessions focused on each region, as well as including a suppliers showcase.

World Millwork Alliance Will Hold 2020 Conference Virtually

July 31, 2020

World Millwork Alliance will hold its WMA 2020 Virtual Millwork Conference, Oct. 5-7, 2020.

Modernize Publishes E-Book for Contractors About Navigating COVID-19

July 30, 2020

Modernize published "An Essential Contractor's Guide to Navigating COVID-19," an e-book resource to aid contractors as they coordinate with prospective clients to close new business and conduct ongoing projects during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pella Expands with Manufacturing Facility in Ohio

July 28, 2020

Pella Corp. selected Troy, Ohio as the location for its new manufacturing facility. Pella will occupy an existing 324,000-square-foot space where it will house the production of vinyl windows and doors.

PGT Innovations’ Executive Participates on Florida Chamber Foundation Prosperity Initiative Panel

July 28, 2020

Debbie LaPinska, senior vice president of human resources at PGT Innovations, is presenting as part of a panel on child care and families for the Florida Chamber Foundation’s Prosperity Initiative’s virtual event series.

Hope’s Windows Pivot Doors Earn Hurricane and Impact Certification

July 27, 2020

Hope’s Windows Inc. announces that its Jamestown175 Series hurricane pivot doors have passed wind tests and are certified for use within hurricane and impact zones. The doors adhere to Miami-Dade County, Florida Building Code and High Velocity Hurricane Zone standards.

Builder Magazine Survey Names Trustile, Marvin Best in Quality

July 27, 2020

In a survey by Builder Magazine, the majority of more than 1,000 builders agreed that TruStile and Marvin lead the industry in quality. The annual survey is conducted by Builder Magazine to find out which brands professional builders use most across 70 product categories, and how they rank in quality.

Pending New Home Sales Hit an Index High in June

July 27, 2020

Meyers Research's New Home PSI came in at 132.2 for June, representing an 18.2 percent increase from June 2019. On a month-over-month basis, new home sales rose by 17.5 percent from May. 

New Home Sales Reach Highest Level Since Great Recession

July 24, 2020

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose to their highest level since the Great Recession, up 13.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 776,000 units in June, according to data by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau.