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August 22, 2014
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Featured product: Infor Product Configuration Management

Our secret is out: Door manufactures get an incredible ROI using Infor PCM to configure doors during the sale—not afterwards. Manufacturers and distributors of custom make-to-order doors and related services can increase sales, reduce costs, and differentiate their brand through better business management. Infor PCM brings an intuitive MTO configuration environment directly to your sales and distribution network. Users enjoy integrated back-end processes, so each custom order is brought efficiently through manufacturing and distribution. Read more...


Ecolutions Crossover Window from Veka

Veka will feature its new Crossover class product, Ecolutions, specifically designed for Energy Star 6.0 standards. Debuting in Las Vegas, Ecolutions utilizes a 1 1/8-inch glazing pocket to allow for triple pane IGs. Read more...

HS Portal Hardware from Interlock

Interlock USA, exclusive supplier of Siegenia patio door hardware, will showcase the company’s latest HS Portal, specifically developed for effortless movement of large-scale sliding patio doors. Read more...

European Systems Windows and Doors from Aluplast

During GlassBuild America, Aluplast US Corp. will showcase its full line of European systems, certified by the American Architectural Manufacturers Association and the National Fenestration Rating Council in multiple colors and options. Read more...

Geneo Tilt-turn Window from Rehau

The Geneo tilt-turn window system from REHAU, the company’s first reinforced polymer window profile system, reduces profile weight by 40 percent. On display in Las Vegas, the system doesn’t rely on steel for its strength. Read more...

CenterPoint Software from WTS Paradigm

WTS Paradigm will introduce show attendees to the recent improvements of CenterPoint, the configurator that allows manufacturers, dealers, retailers, lumberyards, distributors and contractors to build and quote complex building products. Read more...

Read more about products on display at GlassBuild America 2014 from HH Specialty Tools, Intus Windows and Ritec.

DOE Lab Open for Business

Karma Sawyer, technology manager for the Building Technologies Office at the U.S. Department of Energy, will lead an Express Learning session on the show floor outlining how the residential window industry can work with the DOE to get more energy efficient windows to market. See the full schedule...

Fenestration Financial Forecast

MetroStudy’s Toby Morrison shares what lies ahead for the new construction and remodeling markets, which consumers are driving the recovery, and how window and door dealers can reach these potential customers at the 2014 Dealers Forum, Sept. 10 in Las Vegas. Read more about the event…


GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo has released an updated trade show app for 2014 with new features and capabilities. Available for iOS, Android, Blackberry, and mobile web, the app features an interactive exhibit hall map, complete show schedule, social media links, and much more. Read on and download…

About Today's Special Edition

This special edition of WDweekly is the last in a series of Friday newsletters featuring information on the big event: GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo, Sept. 9-11, in Las Vegas. For more information, visit






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