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W&D Weekly
August 13, 2014
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Pleotint Partners with H Window

Pleotint has entered into a distribution partnership with H Window Co., which reports its customers are increasingly asking about dynamic windows…read more

Sierra Pacific Industries Appoints New Management for Windows Division

Former Hurd Windows & Doors CEO Dominic Truniger joins SPI as vice president of sales and marketing…read more



More News
La Loma Windows & Doors Names New VP, Announces Expansion
Pat Dixon Joins Deceuninck's Technical Services Team
AAMA to Host FenestrationMasters Contests
Residential Construction Spending and Employment Make Modest Gains in June
The Talk
Calling All Dealer of the Year Candidates!
By Jenni Chase

As part of its Dealers of the Year program, Window & Door recognizes window and door dealers and distributors for excellence in the areas of marketing, customer service, showroom design and more. The deadline for nominations for the 2014 awards program has been extended to this Friday, August 15, and we want to hear from you! I know there are a tremendous number of innovative, successful dealers out there that deserve recognition for the great services they provide. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to get the acknowledgment you deserve! Click here to submit your nomination. 

Are You Actively Recruiting Recent College Graduates?
Rumblings of worker shortages continue to surface in the construction industry, but window and door companies report they aren’t targeting this group as potential recruits. See the full results of last week’s survey here. 

GlassBuild America News

How to Make Your Website Work for You
What are the top three action items window and door dealers should consider for their website in the coming year? Quanex Building Products team member Michael Schwabe will help answer that question during his Express Learning session at GlassBuild America…read more

What’s Working Now? Window and Door Dealers Share Business Strategies
Jim Lett and Mason Harper will lead an interactive roundtable discussion at the 2014 Dealers Forum, Sept. 10, providing attendees the opportunity to share their approaches to website development, advertising, showroom design, succession planning and more…read more

Road to GlassBuild
GlassBuild America is now just a month away. Registration for the show has been very strong and new exhibitors are STILL signing up daily. If you haven't made your plans yet, the Road to GlassBuild America has you covered in this week's post. Plus we're thrilled to welcome back a long time exhibitor returning to the show after a few years away in this week's video spotlight.

The Outside View
The Hot Housing Markets are Mostly Out West
From MarketWatch
Atrium Windows and Doors Rebounds with Production


Recent Introductions

Geneo Tilt-Turn from Rehau


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