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April 10, 2013
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Feldco Opens New Location in Peoria, Ill.
Feldco Factory Direct, a Midwest window, siding and door replacement specialist, expanded operations in Central Illinois with a new location in Peoria...read more
 
Power Home Remodeling Expands Chicago-area Operations
Power Home Remodeling Group expanded its operations in Rosemont, Ill., ushering in hundreds of new, green jobs in the greater Chicago metropolitan area...read more
 
WFI Global to Offer Foam Systems for Fenestration Industry
Terry Walker and Joseph G. Fabick, Jr., recently launched WFI Global LLC, a Madison, Wis., specialty chemical coatings and foam company. WFI's initial product offering will consist of low-density polyurethane foam systems...read more
 
Window Safety Week 2013 Aims to Raise Awareness Regarding Window Fall Prevention

Despite the availability of window-fall prevention screens and fall-prevention window guard devices, the challenge of raising consumer awareness still exists. This year's National Window Safety Week, April 7-13, aims to help education efforts...read more

 

 
More News
Jim Barreira Promoted to President of Harvey Building Products
Finnish Companies Implement FeneVision ERP Software
Registration Opens for WDMA Technical Conference, June 4-6
AAMA, WDMA Outlook for Residential Window Demand Remains Optimistic
2013 NFRC Spring Committee Meeting Underway
The Talk

By Nicole Harris, publisher
The deadline is approaching to submit your nominations for Window & Door's 2013 Crystal Achievement Awards, presented in the September 2013 issue. These awards honor outstanding achievements in window and door product technology, manufacturing and marketing. The deadline to nominate your company's offerings is next Monday, April 15.
 
Window & Door will present Crystal Achievement Awards in the following categories:
 
Technology
  • Most Innovative Window (Large & Sm/Med Mfr. Categories)
  • Most Innovative Door (Large & Sm/Med Mfr. Categories)
  • Most Innovative Window Component (Supplier Award)
  • Most Innovative Door Component (Supplier Award)
  • Most Innovative Glazing Technology (Supplier Award)

Manufacturing
  • Most Innovative Plant (Large & Sm/Med Mfr. Categories)
  • Most Innovative Machine—Frame, Sash, or Door Fabrication (Supplier Award)
  • Most Innovative Machine—Glass & Insulating Glass Processing (Supplier Award)

Marketing
  • Most Innovative Program—(Large & Sm/Med Manufacturer and Supplier Categories)
  • Best Product Literature—(Large & Sm/Med Manufacturer and Supplier Categories)
  • Best Industry Website—(Large & Sm/Med Manufacturer and Supplier Categories)

Window & Door will also give out a Unique Innovation Award recognizing programs, products and equipment that might not fit within any of the above categories. Submit your nomination today!
 
Staying On Top of the Latest Trends in Social Media
This month, Asher Raphael identifies the latest “must-knows” when it comes to succeeding as a marketer in social media, specifically in regards to Facebook and newer, more visual social media sites like Pinterest and Instagram...read more
 

Have You Filed Yet?
As of April 9, 60 percent of survey respondents said they had already filed their taxes, with 22 percent predicting it would get down to the wire. See the full survey results. 

 


 
The Outside View
Members Urged to 'Like' Jeld-Wen Organizing Campaign
From IAM
Trade Secrets: The Impact of Energy Star Version 6.0
From AAMA
Get the Story of Wonderful Windows From Both Sides
From Houzz.com

 


 
Recent Introductions

FastGas argon-only gas-filling system 
from Integrated Automation Systems
 

 
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